5 Candles to Add to Your Holiday WishlistNovember 30, 2023
When it comes to making your home a sanctuary and creating a cozy, comforting vibe during the colder months, candles are our go-to indulgence. From sweet and smoky vanilla blends to wintery, fresh-cut pine, there are candle scents that will appeal to any nose and the ambience you’re seeking to create. Below, find five of our favorite fall- and holiday-themed candles, which also make perfect gifts for yourself or your loved ones.
The Coziest Candles for Fall and Winter
Inside this metallic gold vessel, you’ll find a woodsy, smoky, gourmand-scented candle that’s made to mimic the smell of chestnuts roasting over an open fire. Whether you’re spending a night in and treating yourself to some much-needed relaxation or hosting a gift exchange with friends, this is sure to provide a dose of comfort and holiday cheer.
This candle fills your home with a woodsy, spa-like blend of musk, sandalwood and bergamot. The sleek gold lid and minimalist design add an understated elegance to any space you place it in, be it a desk, vanity or bedside table.
Capture the giddiness of the season’s first snow no matter what climate you live in with this candle, which features notes of fresh pine needles, eucalyptus and juniper wood. It’s equal parts woodsy and fresh, like a walk through a forest laden with fresh snow.
As part of its holiday collection, DS & DURGA has released three scented candles: Chanukah in the Desert, Portable Xmas Tree and Rama Won’t You Please Come Home, which is pictured below. Inspired by Diwali, this candle is bursting with notes of tuberose, gardenia and tree flowers. Grounded by sandalwood, the scent is lush, inviting and opulent — perfect for those who love to entertain during the holiday season.
Looking to support more small businesses this year? 228 Grant Street Candle Co. is a Black-owned business that hand-pours all of its candles in Baltimore, Maryland. The 16-ounce candles ring in at under $40 and come in a multitude of scents, including this jammy, spicy blend of plum, cinnamon and saffron.