On the hunt for the best scented candles for your home? Up your home fragrances game with our round-up of 12 of the best scented candles, from fresh spring scents to cosy winter warmers.
Best scented candles 2018
Jo Malone London White Lilac & Rhubarb Charity Candle, £42, from 1 July 2018
Another must-have charity candle from Jo Malone London, this gorgeous white lilac and rhubarb candle rasies awareness of the community garden projects supported by the brand across the UK and the USA. For each Charity Home Candle sold in the UK, Jo Malone Limited will make a donation equal to 75% of the retail price of (less VAT) to support individuals and families affected by problems of mental health.
These limited edition Baobab candles smell as beautiful as they look. The Trano Mabhoga candle has notes of Wood Fire, Grapefruit and Eucalyptus Leaves and bears the name of a chief of the Ndebele tribe from Mapoch, South Africa. Available online at Amara or the newly-launched baobabcollection.com
The sealable lids on these gorgeous Daylesford candles makes them perfect for travelling with. This relaxing lavender scent is a great addition to your pre-bedtime routine. Just be sure to blow it out before you drop off…
With notes of blackcurrant leaves, Bulgarian rose and a musk base, this sophisticated home fragrance is one that is instantly recognisable. You’ll want this one in your reception room so it becomes your home signature scent to greets guests with.
Keep things simple with a one-scent candle for a clean and crisp home fragrance. Made from renewable resources, the eco-friendly little candle comes in a lovely green glass holder.
This spicy fruit-floral aroma is inspired by the medieval French town of Uzes. It’s our pick for a dressing table or bathroom scent.
Not only does this chic Bella Freud candle look glorious on any desk, mantel or dressing table, the fresh green scent containing notes of fig and tomato will brighten your spirits every time you smell it.
Thought scented candles were just for women? Think again. Legna London launched July 2016, and creates luxury scented candles with men in mind. They are ‘mandles’, if you will. Choose from Strength (foresty), Wisdom (earthy) or Unity (spicy) scents.
Amongst the most beautiful home candles on the market, these luxe scents are hand poured into individually mouth-blown glass vessels.
Be transported to warmer climes with notes of fresh bergamot, orange and amber with exotic coconut, vanilla and almond. This sea shell-infused candle looks as pretty as it smells, too.
Seductive and soothing, this natural aromatherapy candle will instantly surround you with the intoxicating scent of organic Ylang Ylang, Jasmine, Rose and Lavender. The blend is designed to help against nervous tension – and apparently also works as an aphrodisiac! Available from Petits Rituels.
Infused with the sensual, exotic fragrance of Hawaiian flowers, this scented candle will lift flagging spirits with thoughts of happiness, holidays and romance in faraway places. Available from Connock London.
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