10 Scented Candles You Need in Your Life … Like, Now

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Scented candles have grown in popularity over the last decade, and it’s no wonder. The amazing scents and jars and décor that are part of the package make them a wonderful addition to anyone’s home or holiday table. 

Scented candles have the ability to transport you to a specific time and place.  When fall comes around and the leaves change colors, a beautiful pumpkin-scented candle just gets you ready for all of the wonderful holidays to come. Want to be transported to a lovely cottage on a beach on the Amalfi Coast? Light a candle with amazing essential oils and orange blossoms, and let the delightful aroma take you there.

Some scented candles we burn until they are gone, and others we just use for decoration. But whatever your motivation, here are some scented candles you need in your life!

These are our top picks for the 10 Best-Smelling Scented Candles:

1. Nest Fragrances Bamboo Votive Candle

This tiny candle is known to come with big scents that will lighten and brighten your atmosphere. Sold for only $18 on Amazon, the Bamboo scented candle lends a green, earthy, and lively scent.

2. Voluspa Goji & Tarocco Orange Large Glass-Jar Candle

Sold for $49 on Amazon, this candle is truly decadent and would be a lovely addition to anyone’s at-home spa routine. The candle has scents of goji and blood orange with just a whiff of berries and mango. 

3. Lulu Candle Wild Lemongrass Soy Jar Candle

As tiny as this candle appears, you will be surprised to know that it has a 40-hour burn time. This means it will last you weeks! Sold for $15 on Amazon, this amazing candle comes with thousands of positive reviews and sells out pretty quickly. The scent of lemongrass is refreshing and a wonderful addition to any home. 

4. Otherland Kindling Soy-Coconut Candle

This amazing candle is hand-poured and cruelty-free. The scent of Kindling will remind you of cool and misty camp mornings with a slightly smoky scent. Sold on their website for $36, this candle will burn for up to 50 hours!

5. Boy Smells LES Scented Candle

Sold for $32 at Nordstrom, this candle was inspired by New York’s Lower East Side. The scent is fruity, floral, fresh, and a wonderful representation of an iconic neighborhood. 

6. Tocca Candela Giulietta Candle

Need a candle for your nightstand? This one is for you! The scent contains romantic floral notes of vanilla, tulip, and green apple. You can purchase this candle at Sephora for only $42

7. Jo Malone London Lime, Basil & Mandarin Candle

Approved by the future Queen of England herself, Kate Middleton, this candle will lend your home the sense of sophistication it deserves. Sold for $36 at Nordstrom, This lime/basil with a hint of mandarin scent will wash over your home making it smell like a luxury hotel. 

8. Diptyque Figuier Mini Candle

Sold at Nordstrom for $38, this luxury candle is a favorite among the masses. With a hint of crushed fig with green and woody notes, you truly cannot go wrong when you splurge on this candle. 

9. Malin+Goetz Mojito Votive Candle

Want your home to smell like a vacation? Run to Nordstrom and splurge on this candle for $55. We promise it is worth it! With the scent of lime/basil with a hint of mint, your home will smell like the most relaxing environment ever. 

10. Anthropologie Boulangerie Jar

The jar itself is quite charming, but it’s the vanilla, fig, and pumpkin scent that will draw you in. Sold on their site for $18, this candle is a must-have, especially at such a low price!

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