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10 of the best winter scented candles to buy right now

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There’s nothing more comforting in the midst of winter than lighting an amazing scented candle and letting the fragrance soothe your senses as you unwind. Here are 10 of our favourite wintry scented candles.

  1. 1.

    Jo Loves Log Fires Candle

    Live in a fireplace-free flat a hundred miles from anything remotely resembling a country pub? Bring that cosy woody-smoky smell to you with this warm and sophisticated scented candle, which blends roaring log fires with a hint of Lapsang Souchong tea. 

    £55, Jo Loves    

  2. 2.

    Neal’s Yard Remedies Organic Aromatherapy Calming Candle

    Blended on a farm in Cornwall from 100% organic beeswax and botanical wax, this candle instantly calms with scents of uplifting patchouli and soothing rose.

    £29, Neal’s Yard Remedies

  1. 3.

    Heyland & Whittle Caffè Latte Candle

    We love candles that offer something a little different. This one – mixing the burnt-spicy scent of coffee beans with a little creaminess – will fill your room with the smell of a freshly made latte.

    £23, Heyland & Whittle

  2. 4.

    Byredo Bibliothéque Fragranced Candle

    This is a library-fragranced candle, and because of that it might be the best candle ever made. Inspired by the rich scent of ancient libraries, this has notes of peach, plum and vanilla, all layered with leather and patchouli. 

    £54, Liberty

  3. 5.

    Elemis Joyful Glow Candle

    Bring the spa to your home with this unabashedly Christmassy candle (it’s not too early!). With warming and comforting orange, vanilla and cinnamon, it will fill your home with the smell of a delicious Christmas pud.

    £27.50, Elemis

  4. 6.

    Diptyque Phoenix: Incense Tears Candle

    It’s not sensible to buy candles based on the jar, but we’ll make an exception for this glamorously festive gothy wonder. In case you’re curious, phoenix tears smell of spicy cinnamon, myrrh and incense.

    £28-£48, Space NK

  5. 7.

    Neom Organics Tranquillity Scented Candle

    With English lavender, sweet basil, jasmine and 16 essential oils, this hand-poured candle has been specially blended to help you feel sleepy.

    £45, Neom Organics

  1. 8.

    Rituals Private Collection Incense Candle

    This candle is ideal if you’re looking for an aromatic accompaniment to your meditation, thanks to its deliciously rich incense flavour. Perfect for creating a little zen.

    £31.50, Rituals

  2. 9.

    L:A Bruket Coriander Candle

    Taking herby to its freshest limits, this one blends coriander, mint and a splash of citrus. The combination is said to have therapeutic properties and chases away anxiety.

    £45, Trouva

  3. 10.

    Cowshed Grumpy Cow Uplifting Room Candle

    We always find zesty citrusy smells invigorating. This amusingly named candle is the perfect self-gift option. It has mandarin and grapefruit essential oils to revive your mood and is made of 100% natural soy wax.

    £36, Cowshed

Main image: Daig Ellaby