15 Top Scented Candles for the Winter

top 15 winter scented candles

As the Christmas period comes to a close, keeping the warm and wintery ambience in the home is easy with the right scented candle. Now that the hard tasks of preparing for the festive period is over, it’s the perfect time to treat yourself and your home, to one of the Top 15 Winter Scented Candles.

Whether you need some last minute gift ideas for that long-lost family friend or you simply want to treat yourself this winter, I’m sure you’ll find something to suit any taste.

Shall we get straight into it? Here we go!

top 15 winter scented candles
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Let’s kick things off with the Winter Spice scented candles from John Lewis and Partners. Combining spicy cinnamon, clove, orange, warm spices and sandalwood, their range of Winter Spice scented candles will help you and your family set the scene to celebrate the festive season.

top 15 winter scented candles
John Lewis and Partners, Winter Spice

Next up, is ESPA Skincare and their candles which are infused with pure essential oils. Their Winter Spice candle has warming aromas of sweet orange, clove, cinnamon and ginger to create the perfect wintery scent for you and your home.

Top 15 Winter Scented Candles
ESPA Skincare, Winter Spice

Alternatively, why not indulge yourself in the aromatic pine and enlivening eucalyptus as they come together in this classic yet fresh scent of the season. Your Jo Malone order comes exquisitely wrapped in their iconic box and tied with a beautiful grosgrain ribbon.

top 15 winter scented candle
Jo Malone, Pine and Eucalyptus

Fire by Tom Dixon is a scent constructed of scorched timber and hot, dry tarmac. Infused with a complex blend of cypriol oil, musk and amber, this scent will have your home smelling gorgeous throughout the winter months.

Tom Dixon, Fire

Next on the hit list is a lovely amber musk candle from Diptyque. Musk is said to be a “perfume of Paradise” and “is synonymous with the beauty of a world found in our dreams”. I’ll take that!

Diptyque, Blissful Amber

The Bizarre Brandy home scent range from Molton Brown introduces a note of decadence to any space. A riotous blend of festive orange, ginger, aged brandy and a smoky haze of incense, cedar wood and tobacco creates a scandalous yet extravagant scent.

Molton Brown, Bizarre Brandy

The Mistletoe and Fir range from Marks and Spencer creates a warm and welcoming mood. M&S have really upped their home scent range this year!

Marks and Spencer, Mistletoe and Fir

Similarly to the above from Marks and Spencer, this year they have nailed the perfect nostalgic scent of the festive season with their mandarin, cinnamon and clove range. The sweetness of the zest from a mandarin accented with a spicy touch of clove is perfect this winter.

Marks and Spencer, Mandarin, Cinnamon and Clove

Known for their hand and body products, commonly found throughout the countryside of England, Cowshed definitely know a thing or two about nailing the perfect home fragrance! Their Winter Candle is subtle yet nostalgic. It contains pure essential oils of neroli, rose and ylang ylang that are blended with warming cinnamon and clove which helps to create a cosy and welcoming wintery atmosphere.

top 15 winter scented candles
Soho Home, Cowshed Winter

The Baobab all seasons Madagascar Vanilla scented candle creates a creamy sweet scent. Base notes of sandalwood and Grangipani tree creates a truly luxurious winter scent for any room.

Baobab, All Seasons Madagascar Vanilla

Not only does this botanical scented candle from Amara smell divine, it looks fabulous too with the natural ingredients set into the wax. This candle is bursting with aromatic notes; clove, cinnamon leaf, myrrh, oak moss, leather, Tonka bean, cedar wood, vanilla and amber.

top 15 winter scented candles
Amara, Botanical Oak Moss and Myrrh

Paris based fragrance and home lifestyle store, Diptyque provides a wide variety of home fragrances, and of course their classic range couldn’t be forgotten in this Top 15 Winter Scented Candles list! Their Vetiver scented candle in particular is perfect for those cosy, wintery nights in. Vetiver roots, found in Tropical Asia, provides a woody, smoky scent that re-imagines that of the temples and houses found within the region.

Diptyque, Vetiver

A more citrusy take on the winter scent, is the Eucalyptus and Lime natural wax candle from Amara. The candle is a combination of amber, patchouli, woods and gently spiced with cinnamon. The added lime adds a lively twist. It’s calming yet refreshing at the same time.

Amara, Eucalyptus and Lime

For a vibrant wintery scent, the Blackberry and Bay scented candle from Jo Malone adds a compelling scent to any home. Bursting with deep, tart blackberry juice, bay and brambly woods.

Jo Malone, Blackberry and Bay

The Russian Leather range from Molton Brown provides a masculine and deep wintery scent. Siberian pine, aged leather accord and woody birch combined with vetiver and tobacco are the signature notes for this fine home fragrance.

Molton Brown, Russian Leather

So there you have it! My Top 15 Winter Scented Candles that will see you through not only the festive period this year, but beyond into the cold wintery months of 2020.

What is your favourite scent around Christmas and Winter?

Wishing you a lovely Christmas and New Year!

Jessica xo

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