Review: Febreze Candle

We cook with a lot of garlic, and sometimes when preparing for an evening birthday party, I wonder about lingering kitchen odors. I sometimes open doors and turn on a fan for a bit to freshen the air before guests arrived.

Febreze has a new line of candles that I was able to try out the other day that just might be a good solution for that problem. Febreze sent me the apple spice version, which I thought smelled really nice. It reminded me of Christmas just a bit, but in a lighter, fresher way. After a couple burns, the candle still has lots left– I think it should last pretty well. It did seem to take care of odors pretty well, though it does not give off a super-strong or overwhelming smell.

I don’t burn candles super often and tend to get enough as gifts that I rarely buy them. But if I were out of candles, I would think of this one. I think it would be great to have around when you’re having company and want to get rid of that salmon or garlic smell from dinner before they arrive.

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  1. I was wondering how these work. We have countless sources of um, not-so-pleasant smells in our house, so a candle like this could come in handy…

  2. This sounds lovely. I use a small bowl of vinegar – just set it out on the counter somewhere. Seems to absorb cooking odors – garlic included. But if this not only gets rid of unwanted smells, but also adds something nice, I’ll have to give it a try!

    (And a tip to remove garlic, fish, and other smells from hands after handling: rub your hands on something stainless. I use a strainer, but a large spoon, bowl, or pot will do, as well.)

  3. ok, I need to know!!! How to you get to try all these great products? I want to sign up to do the same!!! Tell me how!!!
    ~Carol

  4. Hi Carol,
    I’m not sure how it works for other bloggers who do reviews, but once my blog got well established, companies started contacting me. Occasionally if I see something I really want to try, I just contact the company and tell them I’d like to review it on my blog. So far no one’s said no. I think companies these days really like to get feedback from bloggers…

  5. Cathy in Australia says:

    How funny – when I’m having guests I fry up some onions so the house smells great!!!!