Acqua Di ParmaBosco Scented Candle, $93.50
The Eye-Catching Scented Candle
If you want to treat them to a candle that looks as good as it smells, then let us present Acqua di Parma’s show-stopping Bosco Scented Candle. Evoking everything you adore about winter, this candle layers crisp mountainous air with the freshness of fir trees, the spiciness of cloves and tanginess of pine. They’ll want to fire it up when cosy nights call.
Space NKShimmering Spice Candle Trio, $47.00
Best Stocking Filler
Is it even Christmas if there isn’t a Shimmering Spice Candle simmering in the background? With cinnamon, cedar and all spice, this scent brings all the festive feels. If you want to be savvy with your gifting this year, this Christmas candle gift set is a great option. Break it up and use it as a dreamy stocking filler, treating three very lucky friends to their own Shimmering Spice for just £12 each.
Boy SmellsCedar Stack, Hinoki Fantome and St. Al Votive Set, $56.00
The Candle Set Everyone Will Love
Containing three gender neutral scents, this is the ultimate Christmas candle gift set if you have no idea what kind of fragrances they actually like. Cedar Stack is a heady blend of labdanum, juniper berry and sawdust, making it the perfect antidote to mid-afternoon darkness, while Hinoki Fantome teams earthy notes of resin and moss, with spicy cardamom and blooming jasmine. It’s a winner when entertaining during the festivities. Finally, St Al Votive, pays homage to warm and creamy sandalwood, a heady mix of florals and undertones of musky frankincense. It’s incredibly meditative during a long hot soak in the tub.
NeomChristmas Wish 1 Wick, $36.50
The ‘From Me, To Me’ Scented Gift
This is the perfect choice for those who deserve some 'me time'. Creating a calm and serene atmosphere during the busy festivities, notes of mandarin, cinnamon, and tonka bean are sedative and hypnotic, while the blend of thirteen pure essential oils helps to soothe a racing mind. NEOM’s candle works wonders when lit before bedtime, giving the scent time to fill the room with its soothing aroma.
Jo LovesA Candle Collection, $95.00
Best Jo Loves Candle Gift Set
Jo Malone is the doyenne of fragrance, so of course her A Candle Collection is in our edit of the best gifts for candle lovers. With a travel-size Gardenia Candle, White Rose & Lemon Leaves Candle, and Fig Trees Candle, this Christmas candle gift set contains Jo’s bestselling scents, allowing the lucky recipient to explore the brand.
Maison MargielaReplica Candle Trio, $97.50
Best Maison Margiela Candle Gift Set
Trust us when we say the recipient of this candle gift set won’t be able to stop waxing lyrical about it. The trio includes By the Fireplace, laced with comforting woody that make it must-have when curled up reading a book. For the bedroom, Lazy Sunday Morning is ideal for weekend lie-ins thanks to its fresh floral scent that conjures up the sensation of fresh cotton sheets. Finally, no pamper session would be complete without the Bubble Bath candle. It features a clean scent of soap bubbles accord, coconut milk and white musk.
Aromatherapy AssociatesForest Therapy Candle, $69.00
Best Relaxing Scented Candle
Whether they’re lovers of the great outdoors or need some serious relaxation, set your sights on this nature-inspired candle that instantly transforms the room. Infused with a restoring and calming blend of cypress, juniper berry, wood and pink pepper, expect shoulders to slump and minds to unwind. Housed in an elegant white jar, it looks minimal yet contemporary.
Floral StreetMini Scented Candle Discovery Set, $26.00
Best Candle Gift Set Under £20
Fancy candles don’t have to cost the earth as this purse-friendly set proves. From zingy Grapefruit Bloom to creamy Vanilla Bloom, these 20g candles burn for up to four hours AKA at least four long, hot soaks in the bath. This candle gift set is also a budget-friendly way to explore a new brand before committing to the full size.