Will you breathe deep with a tobacco candle?
No one likes the smell of cigarettes (or at least, they only admit it in the back room of Westway at 3 am). But the smell of pipe tobacco is a bit different. It's inviting, comforting, and offer a heavy dose of nostalgia for the kids whose fathers used to smoke them on special occasions.
This story was published on January 11, 2012.
That being said, if you whip out a traditional pipe a party, you might get more than a couple of weird looks.
To avoid being confused with your Grandpa (or Sherlock Holmes), try burning a tobacco-scented candle before you head out for the night. Malin + Goetz offers the safe-for-work alternative to their classic marijuana candle; Tom Ford, Archipelago, and Votivo have their own versions.
But our favorite is the Hotwicks pipe tobacco candle; it’s cheap, powerful, and the website promises that if you burn it, people will think you’re smart. Obviously, you don’t need a candle for that, but a little extra boost never hurts…