24 of the best scented candles approved by our expert (2023)

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Searching for the best scented candle to buy this autumn? Whether it's for yourself or as a gift, our fragrance expert can help. She has tested a load of candles, from the likes of The White Company, Jo Malone and DW Home, and these are her favourites just below.

We love a scented candle just as much as the next person, in fact, we believe that home fragrance is the cherry on top of lovely home decor. A candle can help set the mood and atmosphere of space, plus a delicious-smelling fragrance can put your mind at ease, energise a dull room, or add to seasonal celebrations.

Choosing a candle is all down to personal preference as some of us might prefer a fresh fragrance while others will be a fan of floral scents, or warm or spicy candles might be more of their thing. Whether you're looking for a subtle, striking, or in-between scent, we've rounded up a shortlist of the best candles that are brilliant for lighting at home. We've tried, tested and we approve of every single one of the 19 candles listed below. We can't promise this decision will be easy...

Which is the best scented candle?

Which candle wax is best?

From testing a bunch of candles, and speaking with a few experts, we know our stuff when it comes to candle wax. Our favourite candle wax has to be soy, though it's not as easy (or as affordable) as you'd hope to come by. If you're on a budget then paraffin (otherwise known as mineral wax) is your best bet.

Here's a quick comparison of the two types of wax from Interiors and Home Expert, Stephanie Goldstone, from The Fragrance Company (opens in new tab).

  • Soy: Eco-friendly, better for your health, melts faster, not easiest to clean but offers a longer burn
  • Paraffin/mineral: Common, holds a lot of fragrance, normally cheapest, easy to clean from a vessel, clean burn but leaves behind soot

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1. Yankee Candle Witches Brew

Burn time: 110-150 hours
Size: 623g
Notes: Cinnamon, patchouli, jasmine, vanilla
Wax: Premium-grade paraffin wax

If you're not one to fan-girl over Autumn, let alone Halloween-scented candles, don't be surprised if Witches Brew takes you under asmellspell. Whether it's the mesmerizingpotionof patchouli, woody cinnamon, and clove, or the dark wax in the clear jar, it's a subtle nod to the spooky season if you're not for full-on dramatic decor. When Christina lit the wax, it did tunnel (a common problem with paraffin-based candles) but on consecutive burns, it sorted itself out.

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2. The White Company Fireside Candle

Burn time: 33 hrs/ 70 hrs
Size: 140g/770g
Notes: Smoked Woods, Birch & Amber
Wax: Mineral

The ultimate scented candle for autumn, this candle imitates the fragrance of a roaring fireplace. It's cosy, warm and the perfect addition to a living room. It's poured in the UK and comes in a classic glass vessel and it comes in a range of sizes. We buy it year after year, and guests always comment when it's burning.

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3. Nest New York Himalayan Salt & Rosewater candle

Burn time: 50-60hrs/75-100hrs
Size: 230g/600g
Notes: Floral
Wax: Paraffin

This has to be our favourite candle for year-round use. Not only does it look luxurious, but it smells incredible. We tested the three-wick version and it floods an entire room with its fragrance. It even offers a clean burn, too. We love using it in our bedroom, but it works well in living rooms and hallways, too. It comes in a luxury pink-tinted glass vessel that's frosted with stripes.

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4. DW Home Pumpkin Chai Latte

Burn time: 56hrs
Size: 765g
Notes: Pumpkin, vanilla, nutmeg, ginger
Wax: Coconut, palm, paraffin

We recently picked this up in our local TK Maxx, and to say that it smells like autumn and Halloween would be an understatement. It's spicy, warm and simply just the perfect combination to burn once the weather is cold. Its fragrance also floods a large room with ease. Not to mention it's huge, it has two wicks and its large orange glass vessel will be sure to make a statement. The vessel is also etched with pumpkins and would look lovely as storage after use.

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5. Noble Isle Whisky and Water Candle

Burn time: 35-45hrs
Notes: Whisky, tonka bean, amber
Wax: Mineral

When we say that Noble Isle's Whisky and Water Candle is spicy, we truly mean it. It's also powerful so that you can smell it before it's even lit. It's great for lighting in the autumn, as it's nice and warm and impressively fragrant. We love it for a larger room, or a home office as it's quite a serious scent. The vegan formula definitely isn't one for lighting in summer or spring, whilst it sits inside a matte black glass vessel.

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6. Witchy The Moon Tarot Candle for Anxiety & Fear

Burn time: 50hrs
Size: 215g
Notes: Ginger, Cinnamon, Vanilla
Wax: Soy

Searching for another candle for autumn? This warming blend can fill an entire room with its impressive fragrance. Plus, it boasts an even burn and we say to light it inside a hallway, bedroom or living room, simply because it's wow-worthy. It's never too heavy, and the cinnamon doesn't take over. With an FSC-certified wick, it's even made using soy wax and is vegan and cruelty-free. Inside the wax sits two ethical crystals that will need to be removed once the wax has melted.

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7. The White Company Fir Tree Candle

Burn time: 5hrs - 135hrs
Size: 14g - 1555g
Notes: Eucalyptus, pine, cedar
Wax: Mineral

The White Company's Fir Tree candle is, without a doubt, our best pick for winter. Why? It smells like your Christmas tree, but better – and 10 times more fresh. Though wintery, it still manages to give off a slightly ozonic fragrance to leave your rooms smelling fresh. We definitely suggest placing it in your living room, otherwise, it works great in a hallway to greet your guests with a festive fragrance.

This candle currently isn't sold on The White Company website as it is out of season. Check back later in the year for a link to buy.

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8. Damselfly Grace Universe Candle

Burn time: 60hrs
Size: 300g
Notes: Vanilla, clove bud, citrus, florals

This incredibly gentle yet sweet fragrance has the ability to fill a room from corner to corner, and we think it's the ideal scented candle for use almost anywhere in your home. We love it for spring and summer, whilst it burns super clean. It's made using soy-based wax with a burn time of 60 hours and two lead-free cotton wicks.

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9. The White Company Blanc Scented Candle

Burn time: 55hrs
Notes: Geranium, juniper and patchouli
Wax: Mineral

Blanc has to be our favourite crowd-pleaser scent from The White Company. Light this candle at any time of year, and in any room in your house, to wow guests and complement your interiors. This subtle fragrance is a crispy floral fragrance that fills an entire room, and we love the two-wick size the most. It works well in living rooms or bedrooms, and it burns clean though you can expect some soot around the corner of the elegant vessel.

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10. Soak Sunday Cleo's Paradise Honey & Oat Scented Candle

Burn time: 35hrs
Notes: Vanilla, honeycomb, gently roasted oats
Wax: Unsure

This exquisite blend will be sure to impress all year round – in both looks and design – as it's a fitting yet subtle blend of honey and oats with an impressive throw performance. We'd recommend confining it to your bedroom, hallway, or living room as it's too nice to use in a bathroom or kitchen. We've had guests comment on the scent of this candle, whilst we love the simple yet stunning white glass vessel that this candle is poured inside. It burns clean though you'll need to trim the wick often.

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11. Skandinavisk Rosenhave scented candle

Burn time: 20hrs/50hrs
Notes: Alba rose, elderflower, blackcurrant buds, lily of the valley
Wax: Swedish rapeseed oil

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This floral fragrance is eco-friendly and perfect for summer and spring, thanks to its delightful floral aroma. Perfectly subtle yet still fragrance, it sits inside a pink recycled glass vessel that's decorative, with a wooden lid to prevent dusting. It's vegan, cruelty-free and organic, and it burns clean.

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12. Pott Candle Scented Candle

Burn time: 20hrs/60hrs/70hrs
Notes: Various
Rapeseed and coconut

This eco-friendly and handmade candle encourages you to reuse the same candle vessel (known as a Pott). Our favourite scent has to be the 100 per cent natural Mint fragrance as it's herbal yet creamy and inviting, plus it burns clean. The idea is that you can switch up your fragrance as the seasons change, and candles are scented using 100 per cent natural essential oils.

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13. Jo Malone Velvet Rose & Oud Scented Candle

Burn time: 45hrs
Notes: Damask rose

This gorgeous candle is serious without ever being too floral. It's an elegant blend of rose and smoky oud wood, making it classy and unique in comparison to other floral fragrances. Though it is strong and sometimes it can scent a room without even being lit. It comes with a lid to conceal its fragrance and to act as a protective plate when the candle is burning. Crafted with natural cotton wicks, we tested the limited edition version which had black wax. It gets top points for luxury.

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14. Diptyque La Droguerie scented candle

Burn time: 60hrs
Notes: Basil, mint, tomato leaves

Made in France and designed to banish odours in your kitchen whilst cooking, this candle is scented with basil, mint and tomato leaves. Light it 30 minutes before you cook and blow it out 30 minutes after to be wowed. It offers an impressively clean burn from start to finish, and its amber glass vessel looks super luxurious. From the deliciously delicate piece of fish you've just made for guests, to the rather unpleasant smell of your deep fat fryer doing its magic, it can tackle any task.

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15. The White Company Geranium Leaf Candle

Burn time: 40hrs
Notes: Geranium, peppermint, Sicilian orange
Wax: Mineral

This herbal home fragrance is uplifting and anything but subtle as it's a unique citrus blend with added herbs and fruits. It's ideal for placing in a kitchen or bathroom, whilst it's better suited for smaller spaces and can definitely be used year-round. Filled in the UK using high-quality mineral wax, it sits inside an elegant white ceramic vessel, complete with a lid. Though it burns clean, just bear in mind it leaves behind a little soot.

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16. Neom Bedtime Hero Scented Candle

Burn time: 50hrs
Size: 420g
Notes: Chamomile, ylang ylang, cedarwood
Wax: Vegetable

Light this candle for a couple of hours or so before you sleep to get you there peacefully. Fragranced with 11 essential oils to soothe, this fruity yet sweet smell is designed to fill a bedroom from corner to corner. It burns super clean and is soot-free, though you'll want to keep your wicks trimmed at all times as they tend to curl. You might want to avoid lighting it in smaller bedrooms, however, as it can be quite strong.

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17. Aather Meet in the Greenhouse Bitter Orange & Green Leaf

Burn time: 55hrs
Size: 220g
Notes: Bitter orange
Wax: Beeswax

Aather's beautifully shaped Meet in the Greenhouse smells like fresh air but even better, with a twist of bitter orange with underlying woody notes for good balance. This is why we say it works best in hallways, to flood a fresh combination scent through all of your rooms, subtly. You can really light it anywhere including in a living room on a coffee table, or even in a bathroom or kitchen to give off a fresh fragrance. Just avoid smaller rooms as its blend might be overpowering. It burns evenly from start to finish but this candle did leave behind soot when we used it at home.

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18. ESPA Restorative Candle

Burn time: Unsure
Size: 200/g/410g
Notes: Rose, orange, lavender, palmarosa
Wax: Soy

This ESPA candle is scented with essential oils and is ideal for lighting in springtime. Whether you want something to burn whilst doing your spring clean or as you take a dip in the tub, this candle can do the job at hand. We love it. With both floral and sweet nods, this ESPA candle can fill an entire room, no matter its size. It's never too sweetor too heavy. Poured inside a white glass jar with a metal lid for standing atop.

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19. Floral Street Vanilla Bloom Candle

Burn time: 40hrs
Size: 200g
Notes: Vanilla, plum, ambroxan amber, cashmere
Wax: Soy

This candle is warm, creamy and best of all: not too powerful once lit. We think this is a candle you can light at any time of the year, whether during summer on a cold evening, or in the winter for a welcoming effect. It sits inside a yellow glass vessel so as to stand out as much in looks as it does in scent. Floral Street is vegan, cruelty-free and sustainable and all of their products are responsibly made.

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20. The White Company Wild Mint Candle

Burn time: 45hrs
Size: 210g
Notes: Wild mint, tea, peppermint
Wax: Mineral

Another refreshing candle on our list, The White Company's Wild Mint is a bestseller for a reason. It's unobtrusive while also being the perfect fresh fragrance for your kitchen. That being said, it also works great in a bathroom or hallway. Just avoid lighting it in small rooms as its herbal scent may become overpowering. Unlike other The White Company candles, this fragrance is housed inside an elegant white ceramic container, with a lid. It burns clean, although watch out for soot in the vessel as it may produce some whilst burning.

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21. Yankee Candle Soft Wool & Amber

Burn time: 65-75 hours
Size: 411g
Notes: Jasmine, white amber, vanilla
Wax: Premium-grade paraffin wax

What distinguishes this Yankee Candle scent from the rest of their collection is a comforting fragrance that feels like you've wrapped yourself in a cozy knitted throw or jumper. If you've been put off by sweeter scents from the brand in the past, consider this 'cleaner-smelling' wax which fills the room with neutral notes of gentle white flowers, without feeling overly feminine or sickly. Definitely one for if you want to celebrate the colder months, but don't like overtly seasonal fragrances. Looks right at home in your living room, or as a nice welcoming surprise in a guest bedroom.

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22. No 01 — Bergamot, White Rose, Oakmoss by Siblings

Burn time: 60 hours
Size: Makes one 10oz candle
Notes: Bergamot, rose, geranium oakmoss, musk
Wax: An eco-friendly coconut blend wax

Move over candle-making workshops. When the nights get cold and you're not feeling social enough for Zoom or IRL craft sesh, this is a great DIY candle kit for having some me-time. All you need to do is remove the lead-free cotton wick and wooden wick holder from the bag, microwave the open bag of wax for around two minutes, place the wick into your chosen vessel, and carefully pour the hot liquid in. Et voila, a non-paraffin wax candle, that you created yourself. Smells like you're steeping a fragrant middle-eastern tea! Ooh, and after you're done with the biodegradable bag, pop it in your compost bin.

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23. Polkra x Katie Scott candle in Ondine

Burn time: 45 hours
Size: 600g
Notes: Smokey oud, spices, and antique leatherfurniture
Wax: Beeswax and rapeseed

Autumn (aka the spooky season) is the prime time to dress our home in creepy crawlies. But, instead of decorating your home with gross bugs, choose this gothic-chic candle that goes gung-ho on the entomology trend. Painterly fauna and florals envelop this hand-illustrated candle which is filled with smokey oud-scented, ethically-sourced ingredients from England. Yes, it's on the more expensive side, but you can easily refashion the pot into a beautiful vessel for pens, flowers, plants, or makeup brushes! Adds dark drama in a contemporary scheme, but we can definitely see this suiting a Victorian period home, with stained glass windows.

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24. Berries, Peach and Bergamot by Hampton & Astley

Burn time: 50 hours
Size: 235g
Notes: Ripe blackberries, sweet peaches and citrus
Wax: Beeswax and soy wax
Fresh and fruity scents aren't just for Spring! And while peaches aren't a fruit we'd associate with Autumn, when paired with jammy berries and a squeeze of zesty bergamot, this harmonious combination just works. It's a great respite to the usual spicy, gingerbready aromas we're more familiar with this time of year. Because of its clean(er) nose, we lit this candle while indulging in a bubble bath. The fresh fragrance (derived from essential oils) enhanced our self-care experience so we can imagine it would make a great gift too. We love the heritage feel of the branding, complete with rose gold stag and fawn. The mirrored silver-plated metal lid is the cherry on top of this already premium-looking product.

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Real Homes review process

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Each and every one of these candles in this guide has been tested by a member of the Real Homes team. We try to test these candles until they've burned half way, whilst considering everything from their throw ability to how clean they burn, and of course: their scent and packaging.We've had hands-on experience with 30+ candles, so the ones in this guide are the best of the best.

Whilst testing these candles, we are aware of our environmental impact which is why we've also written a guide on what to do with leftover candle wax, and how to reuse a candle jar.

For more info on how we test products here at Real Homes, you can visit our about page. Meet our main candle tester below.

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Annie Collyer

Annie is our main home fragrance tester, and she has a love for anything that will help her home smell nice — and disguise odours her two pets might muster. She lives in a spacious 2-bedroom flat in South East London and whilst testing these candles, she's sure to move them around her home. She's forever on the lookout for new scents and loves anything warm and spicy. In the summer, she prefers fresh fragrances.

Her favourite candles she's ever tested have to be Nest New York's Himalayan Salt & Rosewater candle (opens in new tab), for year-round use. And for autumn and winter, she's obsessed with The White Company's Fireside fragrance (opens in new tab).

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Christina Chrysostomou

Christina is our cleaning expert, and while many of the supplies on the shelves come in attractive scents, some sprays and solutions leave a strong, chemical odour. So, after a day of scrubbing and elbow grease, she loves nothing more than lighting a scented candle to fill the room with fragrance.

Her favourite candle at the moment is the Yankee Candle in Soft Wool & Amber (opens in new tab). She's not usually a fan of sweet scents but is pleasantly surprised by the way it burns in her Scandi living room, displayed on a DIY wooden ladder shelf. Hygge in a jar. She's also recently tested the Yankee Candle in Witches Brew (opens in new tab) and was very pleasantly surprised by the lightly-spiced scent.

The most recent sample she received was the No 01 — Bergamot, White Rose, Oakmoss (opens in new tab). She found the do-it-yourself process novel, and is impressed by the complex portfolio of scented wax that Siblings has.

How to know which scented candle I should choose?

"When scenting your home, the most important thing to note is what season it is" explains Interiors and Home Expert, Stephanie Goldstone, from The Fragrance Company (opens in new tab). "You want to create an ambience that either emulates the season, or completely juxtaposes it. For example during the winter seasons you want to create warmth with home fragrances, and for summer you want to create light, and airy freshness like being at the beach" she adds.

"Autumn is perhaps the most versatile scents of them all, complementing many different fragrances. It's at this time where you want to bring in earthy and natural fragrances and add subtle hints of sandalwood and ylang-ylang."

"Winter is the most scent-worthy time of the year! For winter home fragrance, opt for light pine, cinnamon,vanilla, and Neroli citrusfor that warm and cosy feeling that will truly make you feel like you're living in a winter wonderland." We've rounded up some Christmas candles to tackle this task.

"Springis the time of year when you're excited to be venturing outside again. Bring that excitement indoors by complementing your home with fresh scents of floral and notes of citrus. Fragrances such as lavender, jasmine and patchouli are great options."

"Summer breeze and beach holidays never cease to put you in a good mood, so bring that same mood into your home with light, fruity, and floral scents. Aromas such as coconut, geranium, gardenia, and a favourite of mine rose are all great staples."

After this, your next consideration should be where your new candle will live...

For the living area, it's best to consider your aesthetic or decor. You can pretty much go for any scent in this room, from floral to herbal and even spicy. We would recommend going for a scent to match the season, and avoiding any heavy woody or spicy scents in the spring and summer. However, you do want to go for a strong scent, to fill each corner of this room especially if you spend a lot of time in here.

For kitchens it's best to reach for something lighter and airier; the last thing you want to do is compete with food aromas, so we suggest a herbal or ozonic aroma.

For a bedroom you'll want to opt for an aroma that's lavender or vanilla-based; you'll want to calm your senses and create a peaceful oasis.Anything scented with essential oils is also a great option for a bedroom.

3 things to consider when buying a candle

It’s all too easy to be guided by price when it comes to buying a scented candle but the most important things are quality, burn time and fragrance. Think about the scent you want to fill your room with – something soft and subtle, calming and soothing or something that packs a punch? Some lose their smell too quickly so read buyers’ reviews to see what others think of their purchase before you buy.

1. Consider the wax used
Soy wax candles are better for your health, as they burn cleaner and produce much less soot than paraffin versions. This helps keep your space pollution-free and is kinder on pets, too as well as avoiding stains building up on walls over time.

2. Consider the vessel
Your new candle will, righly so, be on display in your home. With this in mind, you'll want to choose a candle with a lovely vessel, that won't be an eyesore in your room. Avoid coloured vessels if your home is neutral and muted. Moreover, if you want to be able to give a candle as a gift, look for a design that comes in an attractive tin, box or jar with a luxe look. Candles are great accessories for room revamps or bathroom makeovers so choose the packaging carefully.

3. Consider the burn time paired with the price
Some large candles only have a short burn time, surprisingly enough. This is all down to the number of wicks, plus the type of wax and even the vessel plays a part in this. Consider the price of your new candle against its size and burn time. If it costs £50 and burns for 10 hours, you're paying £5 per hour to burn your candle. Just something to bear in mind if you light candles for long periods, or you like to light candles a lot.

Another way to fragrance your home is with a reed diffuser. These are safer to use than a candle, plus they emit a constant fragrance.

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  • Zoe Tang Terrarium Candle.
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What brand of candle has the strongest scent? ›

For the strongest scented candles, Jo Malone are incredible. You'll be able to sniff them all the way from the front door and the scent choices are beautiful and unique. Similarly, The White Company's candles easily fill a room with fragrance.

What is the number one selling candle scent? ›

Vanilla just so happens to be America's most popular flavor, so it makes sense as to why this scent is so high up on the list.

What's the best candle on the market? ›

Our Top Picks
  • Best Fresh Scent: LAFCO Jungle Bloom Candle.
  • Best Floral Scent: Literie 28th Street Flower Market Candle.
  • Best Warm Scent: Nette Another Life Scented Candle.
  • Best Smokey Scent: Apotheke Charcoal Candle.
  • Best Set: Otherland The Mini Set.
  • Best Burn Time: Boy Smells Hinoki Fantôme Magnum.
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Which candle scent lasts the longest? ›

This is where soy reigns supreme. Paraffin wax tends to be cheaper, and burns at a much faster rate than soy wax. In comparing two candles of the same size, a paraffin candle will usually have a lifespan of 35 to 40 hours whereas a soy candle can burn for 50 to nearly 80 hours.

What is the cleanest smelling candle? ›

(Soy wax, coconut wax, and beeswax candles are some of the cleanest-burning options out there, and candles scented with essential oils tend to be free of synthetic fragrances, so be sure to seek those nontoxic options out, if that's important to you or your recipient.)

What candles are as good as Yankee? ›

Candle-lite has a huge range of scented candles, many in the same styles as Yankee Candles. They also do their own accessories. Candle-lite jars come in all colours and scents, and have a strong scent throughout use. You can use the lids to put out the flame, meaning no smoke when you've finished using them.

What is the number 1 fragrance in the world? ›

Celebrating its 100th birthday in 2021, Chanel No. 5 is perhaps the most famous fragrance of all time.

What candles do people buy the most? ›

Scented jars are the most preferred candle type with single wick being preferred over multi-wick varieties. The next most popular candle format is pillar followed by votive, tea light and liturgical candles.

What is Taylor Swift's favorite candle? ›

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Which candle trends are looking most popular in 2022? ›

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  • Whiskey.
  • Tobacco.
  • Leather.
  • Tomato.
  • Citrus.
  • Beachwood.
  • Sugar blossom.
  • Persimmon.

Which candle brand lasts the longest? ›

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  7. Lenox Luxury Candle by Harlem Candle Company.
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Which candle wax holds the most fragrance? ›

If you decide that you want a clean-burning candle that will give you the strongest scent throw you can get, you might choose paraffin. If you want a wax that is clean-burning, comes from a renewable source, has a great scent throw, and burns longer, soy might be the way to go.

Should I put the lid on my candle? ›

Besides being decorative, lids help keep your candles clean by keeping dust and debris out. They also preserve the lifespan of scented candles by preventing the fragrance from escaping, which happens whenever the wax is exposed to open air (you might recognize this phenomenon as "cold throw").

What is Meghan Markle's favorite candle? ›

Case in point: Her favorite candle, which is described as “an ode to the English rose.” A recent The Cut profile revealed that Markle enjoys filling her Montecito, California home with fragrance courtesy of Soho Home's Bassett Rose Water candle.

Who is the most good smelling celebrity? ›

Hollywood has voted and Rihanna is officially the best smelling celebrity.

Which candles are least toxic? ›

Soy wax, beeswax and coconut wax are all great options. Be sure to make sure labels say the candles are 100% soy or beeswax (companies like to create blends with paraffin wax because it's cheaper) and if possible, I like to buy sustainably sourced candles!

What is the safest healthiest candle to burn? ›

Beeswax. Beeswax candles are the healthiest choice in candles. Made from the caps of bee honeycombs, beeswax candles burn clean, are very long-burning, and give off a pleasant natural fragrance as they burn. Beeswax candles are dripless when burned properly, and release negative ions which help clean the air in a room.

Why do Yankee Candles not smell anymore? ›

If your scent is fading halfway through your candle, a couple of things could be happening: Your candle is composed of more top notes and middle notes and is missing the necessary bottom notes to help it stick (known as linear scents), Your candle was poorly made with fragrances that did not properly bind to the wax.

Why are Yankee Candles so much better? ›

Since they are built to last for a long time and always have a high performing wick, the Yankee Candle is an excellent choice for many people. Yankee Candles burn down evenly, and they take a very long time to use up. The Yankee Candles are made of natural material, and therefore they burn at a slower rate as well.

What is the most sold Yankee Candle? ›

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  • #4 Lemongrass & Ginger. LEMONGRASS & GINGER. ...
  • #5 Pink Sands. PINK SANDS. ...
  • #6 Beach Walk. BEACH WALK. ...
  • #7 A Calm & Quiet Place. A CALM & QUIET PLACE. ...
  • #8 Magnolia & Lily. MAGNOLIA & LILY.

What is the most beautiful scent ever? ›

Here, the 10 greatest fragrances of all time, as voted on by the beauty industry.
  • Chanel No. Launched: 1921. ...
  • Le Labo Santal 33. Launched: 2011. ...
  • Thierry Mugler Angel. Launched: 1992. ...
  • Chanel Coco Mademoiselle. Launched: 2001. ...
  • Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue. ...
  • Dior Eau Sauvage. ...
  • Tom Ford Black Orchid. ...
  • Giorgio Armani Acqua di Giò
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What is the world's nicest smell? ›

But vanilla has now been crowned the world's favourite smell by a team of international experts. Scientists from the University of Oxford and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm presented 10 scents to 235 people from nine different cultures around the world.

What was Jackie Kennedy's favorite perfume? ›

While Jackie wore several perfumes throughout her life, including Krigler Lovely Patchouli 55, a spicy, woody blend of patchouli and bergamot and leather, her favorite was the classic Joy by Jean Patou, known for years as the most expensive perfume in the world.

What is the most used candle? ›

Paraffin Wax

Paraffin is the most commonly used candle material.

What candle company sells the most candles? ›

CharacteristicDollar sales in million U.S. dollars
SC Johnson & Sons184.22
The Yankee Candle Co. Inc.132.02
Newell Brands113.05
Empire Candle Co.86.93
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What candles Did Kate Middleton use? ›

According to Vogue, Kate's signature scent is Jo Malone's Orange Blossom. In fact, she loves it so much that she reportedly even chose to have the citrusy aroma waft through Westminster Abbey on her wedding day to Prince William in 2011.

What candles did Jackie Kennedy use? ›

President Charles de Gaulle gave the Rigaud Cypres candle to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. She loved the candle so much she had the line brought over to the states and the rooms of the White House were filled with Rigaud candles while the Kennedy's were in office.

What candle does Kylie Jenner use? ›

Tahitian Vanilla & Coconut Candle.

What age group buys candles the most? ›

In terms of customer demographics by age, Danziger's research indicates that the biggest buyers of candles are under 25 or over 55.

What is the new fad on 2022? ›

2022 Fashion Trend: Voluminous Silhouettes

From oversize shirting to ballooned silhouettes and a continuation of the puff sleeve trend, dresses and tops will retain their volume through the end of the year.

What is the most popular trend right now 2022? ›

Top 10 Hottest Fashion Trends of 2022
  • Color Clashing.
  • Tractor Trek-Sole Boots.
  • Chunky Loafers.
  • Academia Style.
  • Hot Goth.
  • Y2K Fashion.
  • Wide Leg Pants.
  • Loud Logos.
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What holds fragrance the longest? ›

Parfums contain the largest volume of essential oils, which means they take the longest to evaporate. Eau de parfums (EDPs) are next in line for lingering time, followed by eau de toilette (EDT). Eau de cologne contains the least amount of long-lasting essential oils and will therefore not last as long on the skin.

Which candles last longer wax? ›

Soy wax can burn up to 50 percent longer than paraffin, although this depends on factors like candle size, wick height, etc. Case in point: one Homesick candle jar can burn 60 to 80 hours. Soy wax is also healthier than paraffin wax. It emits less soot and few toxins.

How can I get my candles to smell stronger? ›

Let the entire wax surface melt

You should always leave your candle burning for at least two hours. This is so that you allow enough wax to melt that it can produce a stronger scent. If you want your scented candle to fill a room quickly, then your best bet is a candle topper.

What wax is used in Bath and Body Works candles? ›

Bath & Body Works candles are a great example. On their website, the company states that “The main ingredients for all formulas are vegetable wax, paraffin wax, and soy. Our Signature Collection Candles are considered vegetable wax candles.

What wax is best for long lasting candles? ›

Paraffin wax is the most common candle wax out there. And it's for a good reason. Paraffin wax offers lots of advantages, making it a pretty reliable candle wax. For example, paraffin wax can hold a lot of fragrance, casting stronger scents and throwing it farther across a room.

What wax does Yankee Candle use? ›

Yankee candles are made from paraffin wax, as well as essential oils for fragrance and cotton for the wicks.

Why can I barely smell my candle? ›

If you can no longer smell your candle, it does not mean the scent has disappeared; more than likely your brain had enough and switched off so you no longer notice the scent. After burning your candle for 2 hours, try stepping outside for about 15 minutes to clear your scent palate and come back in.

How many candles will make a room smell good? ›

Lighting more than two candles in a room

One is good, two are better—but a third can make you miserable. “Too much fragrance can literally make people feel sick,” Brown warns. DeMorrow agrees.

How do Yankee candles smell so strong? ›

Their candles are made from high-quality paraffin that makes for a longer burn time than most candles, meaning that once you pick your perfect scent you'll get to enjoy the aroma from 110-150 hours. Yankee is known for mastering potent fragrances for every type of candle junkie.


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