The Best Scented Christmas Candles You Need This Year

By Alex Bryson - 1 year ago | Updated
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Christmas is almost upon us, and with it a concentrated shot of festive cheer set to be fired directly into our bloodstreams. But for all those times when the season’s hectic nature gets just a bit too much, it can be both healthy and mindful to look elsewhere for a little solace. Because while December may have well and truly warmed your cockles, deriving a little heat and light from a Christmas candle can ease away the kinds of stresses sure to arise from gift shopping, distant relatives and getting the damned turkey just right.

Scottish Fine Soaps Calluna Botanicals Scented Candle

Scottish Fine Soaps Calluna Botanicals Scented Candle

Discover the intoxicating aromas of this Scottish Fine Soaps candle. With a blend of zesty bergamot, warm woods, tonka and a hint of vanilla balsam, this certainly makes the perfect Christmas candle. It also makes a fantastic gift for a special someone you want to treat this season.

Balance Me Christmas Beauty Sleep Candle

Balance Me Christmas Beauty Sleep Candle

A cocktail of sleep-inducing essential oils teamed together with soy wax. This candle is enriched with a signature blend of pure essential oils that aid relaxation and relieve tension. Housed in a sleek white glass vessel and completed with a single wick, it adds a sophisticated touch to any room.

Emma Hardie Moringa Luxury Scented Candle Duo

Emma Hardie Moringa Luxury Scented Candle Duo

From the very first inhalation of luxe, fresh notes, Emma Hardie's intensely luxurious candle holds the attention. Bearing your senses aloft into a heart defined by moringa, it deposits you in a decadent scent that fills a room perfectly.

ELEMIS Frangipani Glow Candle

ELEMIS Frangipani Glow Candle

We can always count on ELEMIS to supply the luxury goods with a dash of delicate frangipani and coconut to warm the senses. With a burn time of 40 hours, this is bound to become your signature home scent. Not to mention, it makes a great gift!

Price's Candles Winter Jasmine Large Jar Candle

Price's Candles Winter Jasmine Large Jar Candle

The Price's Candles Winter Jasmine Large Jar Candle is back by popular demand. Loved for its soothing, warming blend of jasmine and white florals, it’s the scented candle that lifts festive spirits right from the very first burn.

ESPA Soothing Candle

ESPA Soothing Candle

Kickstart the festive season the right way with this beautiful ESPA Soothing Candle. This natural candle has a long-lasting hour burn time and contains notes of sandalwood, rose geranium, myrrh and frankincense, instantly filling the room with a homely warm scent.

Jo Loves Log Fires A Scented Candle

Jo Loves Log Fires A Scented Candle

Brought to you by candle connoisseur, Jo Malone, the Jo Loves Log Fires Scented Candle is the perfect winter home accessory. Notes of wood fire, cedar oil, guaiac wood and black leather combine to bring the scent of a real firepit to life. Grab your hot chocolates and blankets!

Sisley Campagne Candle

Sisley Campagne Candle

Sisley combines warming aromas with a luxury celebratory experience to bring you the ultimate Christmas scent. Infused with lemon, bergamot, basil, jasmine and oakmoss, this candle is a must-have this festive season.

Diptyque Figuier Scented Candle

Diptyque Figuier Scented Candle

Pretty much everything about this Diptyque creation feels deluxe, from the chic glass vessel all the way to the warm richness of the fig fragrance itself.

This Works Deep Sleep Heavenly Candle

This Works Deep Sleep Heavenly Candle

Just in case all the seasonal excitement keeps you from getting a full night’s sleep, the this works candle offers a deeply relaxing route to your full seven hours (or 10 – we’re not judging). By fusing the tranquillity of lavender and roman chamomile, part of a blend of essential oils, the brand offers restoration and rejuvenation with each lighting of the wick.

Byredo Woods Candle

Byredo Woods Candle

Light up the Byredo Woods Candle and fill your home with the comforting aroma of lush pine forests. This rich fragrance is perfect for those that adore the woodlands, especially during the wintertime. Indulge in a smoky scent, as Tuscan leather and white jasmine petal intertwine with cedarwood, ambroxan and raspberry.

ELEMIS Joyful Glow Scented Candle

ELEMIS Joyful Glow Scented Candle

This sleek little number makes an indulgent treat for Christmas time. Inspired by the cosy festive feeling, it blends the warm notes of vanilla with orange and cinnamon, making it the perfect seasonal scent.

Naturally, your choice of scented candles is one intrinsically tied-up in ideas of home and relaxation, and therefore something entirely unique to you. So your dream candle may well not be on this list – or indeed any other! Or, if you love the aroma but could do without the smoke, take a look at our selection of the most aroma-packed reed diffusers.

Alex Bryson

Written by Alex Bryson

Alex has over six years of experience as a writer. He demonstrates exceptional grooming knowledge and has a natural skill for following current trends.

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