If you want to know which scented candles will fill your home with a gorgeous aroma, you’re not alone. From luxury cult brands to those lesser-know gems we have comprised a list of the best scented candles that will make your home smell wonderful.
We looked at hundreds of scented candles in order to whittle down the list you see here and to select the overall best scented candle buys.
So whether you prefer floral, fresh, or herbal scents, and no matter what budget you’re on, we’re pretty sure we’ve found the candle for you.
New Harbour Distillery’s Juniper Scented Candle
New Harbour craft gin distillery has found yet another use for their ever-precious juniper berries.
This luxury candle is ideal for gin lovers and is sure to add a soothing ambience to any occasion. If you’re lucky, you may even find a berry or two in the wax…
Scent profile: herbal, earthy.
Available from: newharbourdistillery.com
Madame Luna’s Black Cinnamon Scented Set
Cinnamon has been used for centuries for its medicinal and aromatic properties. This rich scented candle is perfect for warming a space and making it super inviting.
The black and copper packaging is also stylishly luxe and versatile, leaving these candles looking flawless in any room.
Scent profile: spicy, woody.
Mr Price Home’s Gardenia Scented Candle
Its pretty pink packaging and lovely flowery scent make this candle a must-have.
The scent is sure to add freshness and sweetness to any room – it’s playful, light, and gentle. The pink frosted glass container also adds a little pop of colour to any drab corners in your home.
Scent profile: sweet, floral.
Available from: Any Mr Price Home, or their online store.
Soy Lites Balance Candle
Besides a crisp, fresh lemongrass scent, the Soy Lites Balance scented candle will also leave you feeling amazing. What makes this candle special is that its heated, melted wax can be used as a nourishing massage balm.
The Balance candle is made with neroli, cedarwood, and lemongrass.
Scent profile: fresh, herbal.
Woolworths’ Rose & Peony Scented Candle
If you’re craving the smell of a fresh bouquet of roses and peonies, this is the romantic candle of your dreams.
This candle is handmade from natural, biodegradable, vegetable wax, also making it as sustainable as it is velvety and floral.
Scent profile: rosy, floral.
Available from: Woolworths.
Poetry’s Good Night Candle
Be soothed to sleep by the gentle flickering light and soft scents of this nighttime treat.
There’s no better way to drift off into a dream than with this luxury fragranced candle. So tuck yourself in and sleep sweet thanks to Poetry’s aromatics.
Scent profile: linen, soft lavender.
Honey Clementine Scented Yankee Candle
Zest up your living space with this highly fragrant sweet and fruity candle.
The traditional jar style of the Yankee Candles make them timeless classics in any home. The amber-coloured wax of this scented delight is also sure to add brightness wherever you choose to light it.
Scent profile: citrus, fresh.
Africology’s Citronella Candle
Smell the fresh earthiness of citronella as you ward off mosquitoes with this handcrafted delight.
Africology’s candles are also free of harmful ingredients like paraffin. This means that this bug-repelling, clean-smelling candle is also eco-friendly.
Scent profile: citronella, fresh.
Available from: Africology’s online store.
By Features Writer, Ashton Kirsten
As a well-versed serial chiller, Ashton adores indulging in documentaries and dreamy gallery strolls. This features writer maintains a healthy obsession with parquet flooring, house plants, and buttery pastry.