Welcome the darker evenings this autumn by creating a cosy ambience with twinkling candles, and fill your home with delicious, seasonal fragrances at the same time.
Here are seven luxury scented candles we think you should try:
1) The White Company – Fir Tree
The White Company’s Fir Tree candle features real pine cones and pine tips infused into the hard wax outer core, ensuring this candle looks as good as it smells! Don’t worry though, the pine cones/tips won’t burn. The White Company use clever craftsmanship to ensure only the soft wax middle section melts. The mix of fresh scents and woody notes are engineered to invoke visions of Nordic forests laden with snow. This candle should last around 65 hours.
Purchase from thewhitecompany.com for £26
2) Yankee Candles – Autumn Glow
Formulated especially for the autumn season to mimic a walk through the forest on a sunny September morning, this earthy candle has a base of golden amber, Tonka bean and woody patchouli. You’ll notice that notes of fresh, sparkling citrus cut through. Yankee Candle’s large jars provide up to 150 hours of fragrance.
Buy from yankeecandle.co.uk for 23.99.
3) Neom Organics London – Christmas Wish
While burning, Neom’s Christmas Wish candle will release a soothing aroma of mandarin, cinnamon & Tonka bean; perfect for creating a little oasis of calm in your home during the build-up up to the festive season.
Neon’s candles are handed-poured from 100% natural vegetable wax. ‘Christmas Wish’ features an expert blend of 13 essential oils of the highest purity. One candle should last for about 35 hours.
Purchase this candle from johnlewis.com for £32.
4) Floris London – Cinnamon and Tangerine
With top notes of cinnamon leaf and tangerine and base notes of vanilla, sandalwood and patchouli, this festive fragrance will provide your home with a warm and rich scent throughout the autumn/winter season. The average burning time for this candle is 55 hours.
Buy from florislondon.com for £70.
5) Cowshed – 2018 Winter Limited Edition
Cowshed formulated their 2018 winter candle using only natural ingredients, pure essential oils and a 100% cotton wick. Each candle is hand-poured in England, ensuring it has a smaller carbon footprint when it lands on your doorstep.
The fragrance features a mixture of floral rose, neroli and ylang-ylang with warming cinnamon and clove. It comes in a gorgeous tonal blue holder decorated with an appropriately seasonal motif, featuring trees and leaves.
Available at cowshed.com for £38.
6) Marks and Spencer – Winter Spiced Apple
Who wouldn’t want to fill their living room with fruity apple and warming winter spices this autumn? Come home from work, kick off your shoes, light your candle and spend the evening dreaming of delicious apple crumble.
The M&S candle comes in a glass jar with a stylish silver lid. You can purchase it from marksandspencer.co.uk for £12.
7) Penhaligon’s – Elixir
The mix of hot spices, green eucalyptus, jasmine and Turkish rose in Penhaligon’s Exlixir candle provides the perfect scent for the colder months. The naturally derived soy wax candle is packed with pure essential oils to ensure a superior fragrance that lingers around the home. You can expect around 30 hours of burn time from this candle.
Available at penthaligons.com for £36.