These are the 11 best Christmas candles to add to your basket

Perfect for the festive season.

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Is there anything better than spending the weekend decorating the house for Christmas, sipping on a glass of mulled wine and burning your favourite luxury candle? I don't think so.

As a self-confessed candle addict, I have tried (and am still trying) my fair share of festive scents, so I thought it was only right that I rounded up the best Christmas candles for you to shop.

Whether you are treating yourself or you are looking for some great gift ideas, I've got you covered.

With so many different scents on offer, sometimes it can be hard to know what to go for. But fear not, as I've also taken it upon myself to speak to the experts and find out exactly what they recommend. 

Keep on scrolling to shop some of my all-time favourite festive candles and the scents that I will be adding to my Christmas list this year.

For more inspiration, don't forget to check out our guide to the best reed diffusers, too. Your home will be smelling sensational in no time.

What scents should you look out for when choosing the best Christmas candles?


With so many candles out there, it can be hard to know what to go for. I spoke to Nicola Elliott, Founder and Creative Director of Neom Organics, who said: "When choosing scents for the festive periods you want to focus on relaxing and warming fragrances that create a feeling of comfort."

"Our limited-edition soothing and traditional natural fragrance in our Christmas Wish Scented Candle is the epitome of that feeling, expertly blending fruity mandarin, spicy cinnamon and comforting tonka bean, plus 10 other essential oils to help you relax and unwind."

With that in mind, have a browse of the best Christmas candles and get ready to relax (once all the Christmas shopping is done, of course).

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Grace Lindsay

Grace Lindsay is currently Junior Beauty Editor at Who What Wear UK and previously was Marie Claire UK's E-Commerce Writer.  With over three years of experience in the fashion and beauty industry, she covers everything from the best make-up and skincare deals to how to shop the stand out trends of the season. When she's not typing away at her laptop, Grace can be found shopping her favourite vintage markets IRL, or catching up on her never-ending list of books to read.