The Most Delicious Festive Candles To Get You In The Holiday Spirit (From $9)


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If you’re stuck inside like most of the world, you need a holiday candle STAT – it’s the best escape from all the 2020 bullsh*t. In just 20 minutes it’ll fill your house with the most delicious festive scent that’ll immediately lift your mood and get you in the holiday spirit. Plus, after everything that’s happened in the past year, it’s the perfect time to treat yourself and transport your home into a safe cozy haven. A good festive candle is also a great treat for one of your besties – it could be the little pick-me-up they need.

1. Bath & Body Works Tis The Season 3 Wick Candle, $15

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This giant three-wick holiday candle is scented with Rich Red Apple, Sweet Cinnamon, and Cedarwood and will make your room smell as sweet as a baked apple pie on Christmas day. Just remember to trim the wick to 1/4 inch before lighting and keep debris out of the wax pool.

2. Yankee Candle Holiday Hearth Small Jar Candle, $20

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Every time we light this candle, it makes us feel warm and festive. Scented with anise, cinnamon, clove, gardenia, cedarwood, oakmoss, warm musk, and vanilla cream, it’s like a hug in a jar!

3. Anthropologie Holiday Tin Candle, $22

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Not only does this candle smell insane – thanks to notes of leather, cedar, vanilla, clove, orange, apple, strawberry, and cinnamon – the tin candle also looks so chic on your dresser or surface top. It’s also super long-lasting and will burn for up until 40 hours.

4. Midnight Owl Candle Co Rustic Christmas Soy Candle, $9

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If you’re obsessed with gingerbread, this is the perfect candle for you. It’ll make your entire room smell like freshly baker gingerbread cookies scented with warm vanilla, festive spices, and cinnamon – yum!

5. The White Company Winter Signature Candle, $26

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If you’re on the hunt for a gift idea for your bestie or even your mom, this is it. The signature winter candle is scented with spicy cinnamon, rich warming clove, and fresh zesty orange. It’s the ultimate crowd-pleaser.

6. Candlefish Holiday Tin Candle, $22

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You can’t deny it, tin candles are so chic! This candle from Candlefish comes in a gorgeous green shade with gold embellishments. The wax is spiced with eucalyptus, balsam fir and pine, and literally smells like fresh Christmas trees.

7. Sweet Water Décor Silent Night Candle, $20

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This candle is so rich, creamy, and cozy. Scented with pine, orange, woods, birch, ozone, white geranium, vetiver, and sandalwood, it’s the perfect candle for nights in by the fire.

8. Bath & Body Works Sugared Snicker Doodle, $15

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This is another ideal candle for anyone with a sweet tooth. The three-wick candle is infused with warm spices, creamy vanilla, sugared musk, and other essential oils, which creates the most delicious aroma. It’s so good, you’ll literally want to eat it.

9. RE Bourne Body & Home Clarity Vanilla + Cinnamon Candle, $21

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While this candle isn’t branded as a festive candle, the sweet notes and cinnamon, vanilla, and cherry fill the air with the most addictive scent that feels like a joyful Christmas morning. We’re obsessed! Plus, it’s great as a Christmas gift as you can burn the candle long after the holidays.

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