Most Popular Candle Scents in Kentucky

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Candle Day 2023 arrives this year on Sunday, December 3rd. This annual promotion is put on by Bath and Body Works and features incredible deals on the retailer’s popular three-wick candles. Let’s just say, for candle lovers, the occasion is “lit.”

With Candle Day happening this weekend, is continuing our extended coverage of Kentucky culture by determining what the most popular candle scents are in the state. While this information won’t help you win in Kentucky sports betting, it may save you money this Christmas — and therefore free up some extra bankroll.

To find out what candle scents are most popular in the Bluegrass State, we began by considering Statista’s research on the leading scents in the international candle market. From there, we used Google Trends to identify the most searched scent in Kentucky over the past five years (November 2018 to November 2023). Based on this, check out the most popular candle scents in Kentucky below.

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Kentucky Loves That Pumpkin Smell All Year Round

Pumpkin tops our list of the top three favorite candle scents in Kentucky. If you are planning to shop Bath and Body Works Candle Day this Sunday, then you’ll have plenty of pumpkin-scented options. “Pumpkin Pecan Waffles” pairs the pumpkin aroma with a nutty fragrance. Meanwhile “Pumpkin Apple” brings a whiff of cinnamon to the air. There’s also “Pumpkin Cupcake,” which will have your mouth watering for fresh baked goodies.

Vanilla and Rose are also adored scents

Vanilla is the second favorite candle scent in Kentucky, with Rose ranking third. There should be no shortage of options for each online, or in-person, wherever you choose to get your candles this holiday season.

Whatever scent you choose, be sure to stick with as we sniff out all of the best Kentucky sportsbook promo codes and offers.

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Jeff Parker

Jeff Parker is a writer for A writer for film, television, and the internet, Jeff is a life long movie buff, with an actual Masters Degree in Popular Culture. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he works full-time as a documentary filmmaker and producer.

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