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M - Yankee Candle - Fragrance Descriptions

Macintosh: Enjoy the juiciest, freshest, first-bite-of-the-apple fragrance of a just picked apple. If you love the clean, fresh aroma of a perfectly ripe Macintosh apple – and nothing else – you’ll fall head over heels for this fragrance that’s so vividly real you’ll think it’s harvest time at the orchard every time you light the candle. A great fragrance for making your home feel warm and welcoming.

Macintosh & Harvest (Swirl): Macintosh & Harvest.

Macintosh & Peach: Crisp MacIntosh apples and sun-warmed peaches blended with spicy notes.

Macintosh Spice: Simply delicious . . . crisp, slightly tart apple slices sprinkled with freshly ground cinnamon.

Madagascar Spice (World Journeys): Enjoy the intoxicating aromas of the legendary spice island of Madagascar. This fine candle is infused with Madagascan clove extracts, vanilla and spicy cinnamon.

Madagascan Orchid: 2015 Offering the exotic perfume of rare African orchids, this beautifully floral fragrance is bold and intriguing. 

Magical Bright Lights (2023): The night is bright with twinkling coloured lights as the aromas of frozen pear, mint leaf, jasmine, and vanilla enchant you.​

• Top - Frozen Pear, White Peach, Mint Leaf
• Mid - Jasmine, Coconut, Moss
• Base - Sandalwood, Vanilla, Amber

Magical Frosted Forest (Regular line-up; Another version in Snow Globes Collection – same scent description): An enchanted place where icy breezes playfully dance through tall, snow-coated pines.

Magical Moments (Home Inspiration): The refreshing aroma of a mountain forest, draped in powdery snow and capped by clear blue sky.

Magical Unicorn (2019 USA Special): A sparkling sugar-crystal dream, with a rainbow of ripe fruit crowned by clouds of vanilla cream and caramel ribbons.

Magnolia: Unable to locate scent description.

Mahogany & Cedar (Home Inspiration): A crisp, woody scent of mahogany, cedarwood and a hint of sage.

Majestic Mount Fiji ( 2022 Release)
Enjoy the fresh mountain air and cool watery notes, all while notes of coconut water and dewy pear scents swirl around as you gaze upon the iconic mountain back drop to the cherry blossoms.
Top Notes: Crisp Ozone, Sparkling Aldehydes, Bergamot,
Dewy Pear.
Middle Notes: Cactus Flower, Aloe Vera, Apple Blossom,
Coconut Water.
Base Notes: Amber Wood, Blue Musk, Tea Leaves, Cedarwood.

Make Waves (Beanswax): Let the vibrant aroma of a summer’s day at the beach envelop your senses.

Malaysian Palm (World Journeys): Like cool, refreshing shade . . . a lush, green scent of sea grass, palm leaves and island coconut. 

Magical Bright Lights (2023):The night is bright with twinkling coloured lights as the aromas of frozen pear, mint leaf, jasmine, and vanilla enchant you.​

• Top - Frozen Pear, White Peach, Mint Leaf
• Mid - Jasmine, Coconut, Moss
• Base - Sandalwood, Vanilla, Amber

Man Town (Man Candles Collection): Escape to the man cave with this masculine blend of spices, woods and musk.

Mandarin (Pure Radiance): Sweet orange is spiced with a touch of cayenne for a uniquely stimulating experience.

Mandarin Cranberry: Bursting with the vibrant, fruity sensation of sweet, sunny oranges and crisp, tangy cranberries.

Mandarin Melon: Unable to locate scent description.

Mandarin Mimosa: Unable to locate scent description.

Mango Blossom: A tropical tango – sweet jasmine dances with fresh mango fruit amid fresh notes of peach and citrus.


Mango Ice Cream (2022 Release)

Enjoy a refreshing treat, Scents of juicy mango and creamy vanilla notes blend to create an indulgent desert.
Top Notes: Orange, Pineapple Juice, Banana Puree.
Middle Notes: Sliced Mango, Fresh Berries.
Base Notes: Vanilla Cream.

Maple Leaf (Autumn Splendor Collection): Golden spiciness fills the air, intertwined with sage, brisk maple, and sandalwood.

Mango Nectarine (Cool Pops Collection): A bright and tangy summer quencher bursting with sunny notes of mango, nectarine and white peach.

Maple Pancakes: This pure, buttery sweet maple aroma warms the heart and soul.

Mango Peach Salsa: Sweet and zesty . . . juicy mangoes and peaches livened with citrus, ginger flowers and pink pepper.

Mango Smoothie (Simply Home): Unable to locate scent description.

Maple Sugar: A delicious candy-sweet blend of pure maple syrup with notes of buttery caramel and warm vanilla.

Maple Walnut: Combines the delicious aroma of maple syrup and walnuts.

Margarita Grande: (USA) The fun never ends . . . it's always happy hour with the casual, playful tang of fresh-squeezed lime, salt that is a classic margarita.

Margarita Madness: (USA) Crank up the music and bring out the salsa, we provide the happy scent of sliced lime and savory salt around the rim in a chilled margarita.

Margarita Time: This luscious fragrance is always the life of the party! Kick back, relax and drift off to the islands with the casual, playful tang of fresh-squeezed lime in a classic, refreshing margarita. Because the fun never ends . . . and happy hour is whenever you want it to be . . . when you drink in the scent of summer’s favorite frozen concoction.

Marigold & Geranium (Deck Delights): Distinctively tangy marigolds and glowing, sweet geraniums

Martha’s Vineyard: Unable to locate scent description.


Marshmallow Chicks (PEEPS): The Marshmallow Peeps Chicks Yankee Candle! Inspired by everyone’s favorite Easter Treat. The fluffly, sweet marshmallow scent of these classic treats welcomes Spring with colorful fun.


Mayan Marine Waters (Sea Life Collection): Discover a refreshing peacefulness in the scent of sunshine and a gentle sea breeze blowing across calm blue waters.

Meadow (Pure Radiance) Wonderfully carefree and playful, a clean, fresh scent filled with green fields, golden sunshine and blue skies.

Meadow Blossoms: The fresh smell of the great outdoors, with sweet smelling flowers has been captured to give you the best smelling candles around.

Meadow Mist: The Velvety Scent Of Sweet Meadow Flowers Freshly Touched By The Coolness Of Misty Morning…..

Meadow Morning: Unable to locate scent description.

Meadow Showers: Daydreaming of a quiet escape. . . the naturally tranquil and airy scent of fresh raindrops on blades of green grass.

Mediterranean Cypress (World Journeys): pure cypress oil creates a bright, evergreen fragrance that clears the senses and fills your home with the warm, inviting perfume of sun-washed Italian hillsides.

Melon Margarita (Cool Pops Collection):  A grown-up cool mix of juicy melon, citrus pulp and iced sugarcane.

Melon Medley (Simply Home): The sweet mount watering blend of fresh summer melons…

Melon Patch (Country Classics): Cozy Bunny, a whimsical creation by folk artist Warren Kimble, is happy to be nestled in this melon patch! The incredibly true melon fragrance of this Country Classics candle is simply scrumptious.

Merlot: The rich, warming aroma of luscious red wine fills the soul with a delightfully mellow feeling.

Merlot (Country Kitchen): Rich nuances of red grapes blended with the perfect amount of oak/spice.

Merry Berry (Simply Home): Fill your home with an invigorating burst of sweet berries blossoming from a rich cherry centre.

Merry Christmas: The vintage illustration of Santa Claus on this Collector’s Edition candle sets the tone for a very merry Christmas. The fragrance is a cool holiday treat . . . the sparkling burst of fresh mint with a touch of sweetness that will your fill your home a warm holiday welcome and invite everyone to have a very Merry Christmas.

Merry Christmas (Scentstories): It offers you 5 fragrances-Christmas Cookie, Christmas Wreath, Chrstmas Eve, Mistletoe, Home for the Holidays.

Merry Christmas (Swirl): Celebrate the sweet warmth of Christmas Eve and the woody scent of Mistletoe.


Merry Marshmallow: This yummy fragrance will help you find happiness in a delightfully luscious and creamy soft concoction of marshmallow and vanilla. Indulge your sweet tooth and embrace everything that’s sweet about the holidays.

Merry Mojito: (2015 Limited Edition Tumbler) Fresh mint mingles with lime and dances with subtle whispers of sweet agave.

Meyer Lemon: A bright and sunny citrus. . . perfectly ripe, with a naturally sweet and refreshing scent.

Michigan State University (Balsam & Cedar): Balsam, aromatic cedar wood, and juniper berry blend together in a fresh forest scent.

Midnight (Boxed Tumbler): Dancing in the dark…there’s a captivating rhythm in this breath of crisp air, spicy rosemary, and haunting spring musk.

Midnight Blue: A moonlight breeze splashed with the refreshing tingle of sea spray.

Midnight Cove: A moonlight breeze splashed with the refreshing tingle of sea spray.

Midnight Jasmine: A seductively lush perfume of water jasmine, sweet honeysuckle, neroli, and mandarin blossom.

Midnight Lilac (2016): Enjoy the rich scent of lilacs blooming in a garden on a warm summer night as your home is filled with this magnificent aroma.

Midnight Oasis: Across quiet sands, a midnight breeze mixes with island citrus and warm sandalwood.

Midnight Pumpkin (Home Classics): Unable to locate scent description.

Midnight Rose (Home Inspiration): A seductive scent of moist green leaf, amber, sandalwood and rose.

Midnight Sky (Writing): Fills the air with an enticing blend of musk.

Midsummer’s Night: Intense, intoxicating, and decidedly masculine, this blend of musk, patchouli, sage and mahogany cologne appeals to women as much as it does to men. One of Yankee Candle’s first fine fragrance-inspired scents, you know when MidSummer’s Night is in the room, whether it’s lit or not.

Milk & Cookies (Housewarmers; Country Kitchen): Unable to locate scent description.

Milk Thistle: Unable to locate scent description.

Mint Licorice: Unable to locate scent description.

Mississippi State University (Collegiate Collection): Black Cherry – The absolutely delicious sweetness of rich, ripe black cherries.

Mistletoe: Fun, festive, and fresh, mistletoe is a holiday tradition everyone enjoys. We combined the woody scents of mistletoe, berries, pine boughs, and holly to create a memorable blend that’s just right for the season. But don’t forget to hang the real deal if you’re looking to steal a holiday kiss.

Mistletoe & Fig: The rich Christmas aromas of crisp evergreen and sweet figs with sugar and vanilla.

MMM, Bacon! (Man Candles Collection): The undeniably mouth-watering aroma of sizzling bacon.

Mocha Nut Latte: A Wholesale Limited Edition with the stimulating aroma of fresh espresso infused with the tantalizing richness of chocolate and nuts.

Mocha Swiss Almond: Unable to locate scent description.

Mom: In the scent Plumeria: An intoxicating blend of island plumeria, jasmine, tuberose, and citrus. Perfect For Mom. We’ve brought back one of your treasured fragrances from the past for a limited time.

Mom’s Apple Pie: Mom’s enticing recipe of cinnamon, cloves, apples and love.

Moon On Their Wings (My Favorite Things Collection): The warm glow of night air, a tranquil blend of bergamot pepper, dray sage and a touch of cedar.

Moon Pie (Swirl): What’s for dessert? This delicious combination of Whoopie Pie! and Buttercream will certainly get your mouth watering.

Moonbeams On Pumpkins (2017): See pumpkin in a whole new light and colour - with warm vanilla and just a sprinkle of nutmeg.

Moonlight: (Home Classics) Mysterious and enticing … hints of soothing lavender, provocative musk and masculine cedarwood.

Moonlight (2016 Spring UK Release): A subtle blend of bergamot, figwood and bamboo on a base of woods and patchouli to create a deep fragrance.

Moonlit Blossoms: (new 2019) A moonlit stroll with rich floral and berry notes takes an enchanting turn with mysterious, warm amber.

Moonlight Garden (Swirl): A seductive perfume of lush Midnight Jasmine and soothing Water Garden.

Moonlight Harvest: Hints of pumpkin and spice from the kitchen window float on the cool breeze of an autumn night.

Moonlit Night (American Home Collection) There’s a peaceful stillness to this fragrance that comes from a mix of cedar, oak moss, clove and more. It’s calm and quiet, crisp but relaxing.

Moonlit Ocean (Simply Home): Savor the scents of a tropical island night - coconut, orange flower and sea grass mingle in the warm, salt air.

Moonlit Sands (Swirl): Beach Walk + Midnight Oasis.

Morning Blossom (Simply Home): The soothing aroma of blooming flowers and sweet apples.

Morning Blossom (Swirl): A sunny breath of spring with flower-fresh Country Linen and alluring Lilac Blossoms!

Morning Glow: (USA) A refreshing, watery green scent of dewy breeze, bracing eucalyptus and cool cypress.

Morning Mist (2016 USA) scent description not yet available

Morning Roast: (Home Classics) Relax with the scent of freshly brewed coffee.

Morning Rain (Mystic Harbor): Unable to locate scent description.

Moroccan Argan Oil: With hints of patchouli and sandalwood, the exotic aroma of rare argan oil creates a uniquely inviting ambiance.

Mother: Unable to locate scent description.

Mountain Berry: Inspired by nature. . . the wintry crisp scent of frosty woods, red berries, currant and rosemary.

Mountain Cabin (Writing): A luxurious retreat in front of a cozy hearth, warm with the aroma of cedarwood and sage.

Mountain Escape (American Home Collection) Just like a sunny morning on the log-railed deck of a mountain lodge — cool juniper and lavender are matched with cedarwood and a touch of citrus to create that fresh scent of crisp, high air.

Mountain Fern: Unable to locate scent description.

Mountain Lake: Ruggedly strong with outdoor freshness, perfect for the adventurer.

Mountain Lakehouse (Simply Home): Crisp forest lake air, rich cedar, moss and patchouli fragrances.

Mountain Lodge: A luxurious retreat in front of a cozy hearth, warm with the aroma of cedarwood and sage.

Mountain Pine: A walk in the winter woods . . . the clean, familiar scent of fresh pine and crystal clear air.

Movie Night (Man Town Collection): It doesn’t matter what’s playing … the enticing aroma of hot, freshly buttered popcorn is the feature attraction.

Mrs. Claus’ Cookies (Swirl): Savor Santa’s favorite recipe of fruity Christmas Eve and vanilla-rich Christmas Cookie. Don’t you deserve a sweet treat this Christmas? Invigorating scents of holly berries and sugar cookies stimulate the senses in this year’s Mrs. Claus’ Cookies Swirl jar candle by Yankee Candle. The exquisite aroma will linger long after the flame has been snuffed out.

Mulberry: All the juicy flavor of wild mulberries is squeezed into

this lusciously rich fragrance.

Mulled Sangria (2023): Gather family and friends for a toast to Autumn with the fragrance of sangria, scented with notes of mulled apple, fresh pear, and cider spices.​

​• Top - Mulled Apple, Orange, Peppercorn
• Mid - Pear, Cinnamon Sugar, Cider spices
• Base - Apple Brandy, Vanilla Bean, Cedar

Mulled Wine: A most welcoming aroma of mulling spices blended with ripe and sweet grapes


Mulling Spices: Mulling spices with hints of citrus.


Mum (UK, Celebrations): In the Scent of Yankee Candle Fresh Cut Roses- An intoxicating English garden of fragrant heirloom roses.

Mum Plumeria: (UK 2015 Mother's Day) Escape to a tropical paradise! This captivating floral fragrance has spirited island notes.

Mums (Deck Delights):  A peppery accent of bright fall mums laced with sharp and delicate floral notes.


Visit a lively Christmas Market in Munich and tempt yourself with the scent of sweet biscuits with notes of orange, star anise, and dark chocolate. 

Fragrance Notes:
Top Notes: Juicy Orange, Citrus Zest, Nutmeg

Mid Notes: Star Anise, Crushed Cinnamon, Pomander
Base Notes: Dark Chocolate, Graham Crackers, Biscuits.

Musk: Unable to locate scent description.

My Serentity (2016 Spring UK Release): Brings a sense of tranquility and calmness to surroundings, Top notes of mandarin, pear and golden pineapple mingle with middle notes of hibiscus and plumeria on a soft white musk base.

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