What Does Fig Smell Like?

Fig is an interesting fragrance note. Suitable for both men and women, it is becoming increasingly common in perfumes, soaps and lotions, as well as candles and other home fragrance products. If you have never experienced this scent for yourself, though, you may be unsure whether it’s right for you. Unlike vanilla, lavender and other scents that most folks can imagine or identify in an instant, fig is a less common fragrance that might take you by surprise if you are not familiar with it. So, what does fig smell like? Here, we’ll be sharing all the details along with a few of our top candles featuring this unique fragrance note. Keep reading to learn more. 

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What Does Fig Smell Like? 

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Fig is a luscious fruit with a unique scent. Featuring a mix of sweet, creamy notes and bitter green components, it’s a fruity fragrance with an interesting twist. It blends well with musk and floral notes and can be used to create a vast array of delightful mixes. Fig works well with citrus coconut and amber too. Discover the answer to “What does amber smell like?” on our blog. 

Experience the Scent of Fig for Yourself

The best way to gain a complete understanding of what fig smells like is to try it yourself. Even if you have eaten fresh figs and know what they smell like, the fragrance used in candles is a bit different. At Homesick, we have a few candles that feature this green, fruity scent. Here are our top picks! 

1. Aquarius Candle 

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Those born under the Aquarius zodiac sign are known for having cool, airy personalities and an unwavering willingness to let go of the past and embrace the future. They’re also idealists who are all about truth and love. It only makes sense that we represent these individuals with a fragrance that’s just as captivating as they are. Our Aquarius Candle features fig, plum blossom and cassis top notes. These notes are accompanied by coconut, tamarind and mandarin mid notes and rose, pomegranate and ylang ylang base notes. If you love fruity and floral scents, this candle is a wonderful option for experiencing the fragrance of fig for yourself — even if you’re not an Aquarius. 

2. Date Night

Our Date Night Candle is an ideal accessory for a romantic evening at home with someone special. Featuring fig paired with fruity, spicy and woodsy notes, it is perfect for setting the mood and enjoying the seductive side of fig. Your Date Night begins with fig, red currant and cashmere top notes followed by lemon and sandalwood mid notes. Base notes of lily, musk and patchouli add warm, sweet touches and round out this incredible fragrance blend. Both you and your significant other will be captivated by this alluring scent, and you may just discover fig is your new favorite. Plus, fig is an aphrodisiac, which makes it even more perfect for date night. 

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Candles, reed diffusers and other home fragrance products come in just about every scent imaginable. Sometimes, though, the same old smells get boring. When you are in the mood for something new, try filling your home with the unique aroma of fig. A glorious scent filled with a variety of gentle and decadent notes, it is definitely one that you have to experience for yourself to truly appreciate. It is also extremely versatile because it blends nicely with so many different aroma profiles. If you are shopping for fig candles, you’re in the right place! Browse our complete collection today to find a new signature scent for your home or workplace.