Christmas trees are great, but it’s Christmas candles we rely on to turn our home into a festive dreamscape come late November. From snowy pine to sweet cookies, you too can channel all things merry and bright this holiday season, all you need to do is pick a scent.

It’s worth noting that many festive home fragrance products are limited edition (!) so skip waiting for Santa and add one of our editor-approved options to cart below.

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Diptyque Neige candle, $116. shop now

Inspired by a midnight flurry of snow, Diptyque’s Neige is a sweet winter dream. With powdery notes of heliotrope and white musk, it smells like crisp air, starry skies and delicate blooms. The festive gold vessel is a beautiful touch, as well.

Glasshouse White Christmas candle, $60. shop now

This olfactive delight from the Glasshouse Christmas range strikes the perfect balance between sugar and spice. It marries eucalyptus with fir, clove and cedar, while a base of juicy plum adds depth. It’s cosy but bright, and the fact it’s triple scented means it will fill a large room with ease.

Cire Trudon Fir Christmas 2022 Classic Candle, $159. SHOP NOW

Few festive candles are as covetable as Cire Trudon, and this year’s limited Fir scent is no exception. A comforting blend of pine, leather, cedar, myrrh and patchouli, it smells like warmth and magic and clear winter nights.

Carrière Frères Siberian Fir & Rose Candle, $99. SHOP NOW

If you prefer florals but still want to inject a little Christmas cheer, Carrière Frères Siberian Fir & Rose is the perfect balance. It combines sweet winter rose with verdant pine needles, and throws a scent so soft and inviting you’ll want to burn it all year round. 

Circa Fragrance Gingerbread Cookies Candle, $47. SHOP NOW

A true gourmand, this delicious candle is syrupy, warm and moreish. Like something that’s been freshly-baked, it pairs apple with ginger, biscotti and brown sugar, plus zingy orange for a scent that’s good enough to eat.

JO MALONE LONDON GLOWING EMBERS TOWNHOUSE CANDLE, $191. SHOP NOW
If you could bottle up the smell of a flickering fireplace through a frosted window, this would be it. The weighty ceramic vessel is home to a fragrance that’s leathery, rich and comforting without any ‘manufactured’ Christmas notes.
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