Christmas is in the air and there is no better way to feel warm and cosy indoors than by filling your home with festive aromas. We share our picks of this season’s best Christmas candles. Read on to find out what we’re loving and which candles are guaranteed to help you relax, unwind and get you into the Christmas spirit.
Mulled Spice Candle from Laura Ashley
This Laura Ashley Mulled Spice Christmas Candle fills the room with the scents of mulled spices. Set within a glass votive and packaged in a gold glittery box it makes the perfect gift to give. You can also add to the collection with the matching Mulled Spice diffuser, room spray and oil burner gift sets, priced from only £10.00. Click here to see the Laura Ashley Mulled Spice collection.
OKA Five Wick Scented Candle
OKA’s spiced orange-scented five wick candle is set within a lidded ceramic pot that fits in beautifully with any decor. With an 80 hour burn time, this candle will last you throughout the festive season whilst the pot, measuring 21cm diameter and with a height of 11cm, can continue to be used as a trinket box on its own merits once the candle has been used.
The White Company’s White Christmas Candle
This is one White Christmas you are guaranteed thanks to The White Company. Fragrant scents of sweet almond blossom, frankincense, neroli and honeysuckle is perfect for relaxing your way into the Christmas season. Weighing 140g it has a burn time of approximately 28 hours. Tempted? Then you had better hurry because this beautifully gift-boxed candle is a limited edition only and at only £25 it is guaranteed to sell out fast. Click over to The White Company to get yours now.
The Lily-Flame Christmas Spice Mini Candle Tin
The soothing scents of cinnamon and cloves will leave you feeling warm and cosy on even the coldest days of winter. Don’t let its small size fool you as with 20 hours of burn time, this mini candle creates a big impact. The Lily-Flame Christmas Spice Candle Tin can be found at John Lewis for only £7.00.
Linea Winter Berries
If you are looking for maximum burn time combined with excellent value but do not want to sacrifice quality, Linea’s Winter Berries Botanical Candle is just what you are looking for. A vanilla base is followed by a cinnamon and clove centre. The candle is topped off with a delicious combination of strawberry, raspberry, rhubarb and orange, producing the most wonderful scent that fills the home over a burn time of approximately 60 hours. The Linea Winter Berries Botanical Candle costs £12 and is available from House of Fraser. You can also find more of the fabulous Linea Christmas Collection here.
Winter Spice Gel Candle Jar by John Lewis
If you are looking for something slightly different this Winter Spice Gel Candle Jar (£24.00) from John Lewis will not disappoint. Measuring 12.5cm high and with a burn time of approximately 30 hours, this aesthetic candle will fill your home with the welcoming blend of spicy cinnamon, clove and zesty orange, combined with warm exotic spices and sumptuous sandalwood.