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.
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.