9 Scented Candles To Make Your Home Smell Wonderful

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    Our ancestors used these thousands of years back as a source of light. However, as we saw modern-day inventions, the use of candles slowly and gradually shifted from being utility-based to more of a luxury or therapy. Enter: a sweet-smelling paradise of scented candles. From lavender to rosemary; vanilla to cinnamon, there's no dearth of fragrances for you to choose from. In fact, you'll also find wacky ones like masala chai

    These are cost-effective, the easiest addition when it comes to home fragrances, and simply teleports you to a zen zone, naturally. Scented candles continue to rule hearts (and homes) of many. Jumping right onto this bandwagon, we saw hundreds of local brands popping up and specialising in scented candles.

    Here, we round up some of our favourite scented candle brands.

    SmiiSenses: For Ultimate Luxury

    SmiiSenses

    Available on LBB

    Starting with a personal favourite - SmiiSenses. Handmade in small batches, these luxury scented candles come in four categories namely floral, fresh, spicy and sweet. 

    Candles We Love: Vanilla Champagne, Lime & Basil & Morning Glory 

    Price: INR 650 and upwards.  

    Psst: Our founder, who's also a decor junkie, rates this one a 5-star

    White Fire: Your Shortcut To Peace & Calm

    Whitefire

    Available on LBB

    The labels on the candles itself spread good vibes and zen. White Fire is known for its natural soy wax candles which not only check our box for aromatherapy, but also some self-motivation. Their scented candles come with names like Calm, Believe In Yourself, Relax, You Are Amazing, and more. Motivational quotes and lovely scent - a perfect recipe for some relaxation.  

    Candles We Love: Affirmation, Wood Wick Candle, Shine Bright & Loved.    

    Price: INR 450 and upwards.

    The Maeva Store: For Classic Pillar Scented Candles

    The Maeva Store

    Available on LBB

    The Maeve Store has mastered not only scented candles, but also aromatherapy sets (which includes a burner, tealight candle and essential oil).

    Candles We Love: Red Berries Mason Jar, Three Wick Scented Candles & their Classic Pillar Candles.

    Price: INR 500 and upwards. 

    House Of Aromas: To Bring Home Some Nature

    House Of Aroma

    Available on LBB

    House Of Aromas is known for its fresh aromas which are nature-themed. Using soy wax, these come in a nifty little jar, and each candle burns for about 60 hours and releases a subtle fragrance.  

    Candles We Love: Ocean Scent, Lemongrass, Lavender & Rosemary & Geranium & Mandarin. 

    Price: INR 360 and upwards

    Rhuhee: Comes Highy Recommended From LBB Folks

    Rhuhee

    Available on LBB

    Saniya, Neelohit & Anushka from our editorial team highly recommend these scented beauties. And now we know what the hype is all about. Offering more than 22 scents, Rhuhee's candles are made from special German cologne which ensures soothing aroma, warmth and nostalgia.       

    Candles We Love: Musk Melon, Cinnamon & Vanilla, and Cranberry & Champagne. 

    Price: INR 300 and upwards. 

    Also, check out these essential oils for aromatherapy at its best. 

    Ekam: For Shot Glass Candles

    Ekam

    Available on LBB

    Before we talk about their divine smelling scented candles, it's their shot glass candles which need attention. A pack of 12 shot glasses, these tiny candles are ideal if you're looking to adorn every corner of your space with one. Think of these as a fancier alternative to tealight candles. 

    If not in bulk, you can opt for their three-wick jar candles which come in an array of aromas too! 

    Scents We Love: Spanish Moss, Classic Rose, Teakwood Scented & Temple Bloom. 

    Price: INR 500 and upwards. And INR 800 (for 12 shot glass candles)  

    Rewa: For A Flowery Affair

    Rewa

    Available on LBB

    When it comes to being sustainable and environment-friendly, Rewa steals the show! Their scented candles are made using religious floral waste, which would otherwise be dumped in a landfill or water bodies. Not just this, they also come packaged in recycled paper. So, clearly, this brand shines a light (quite literally) on mindfulness, love and conscious consumption.   

    Scents We Love: Jasmine, Mari Gold, Hibiscus & Tulsi 

    Price: INR 450 and upwards.

    Joyous Beam Candles: For Amazing Gift Sets

    This one doubles up as body butter! How cool is that? This is how it works: once you're done using the candle, you can collect the melted essential oil and massage it on your skin. Apart from their popular 2-in-1 candle, you can also opt for copper candle gift sets, gel candles and their classic scented candles.   

    Candles We Love: Blooming Flora, Please Blue, Jasmine Cherry & Chocoholic Mint. 

    Price: INR 390 and upwards. 

    Moum Candles: For Sustainable (And Easy To Gift!) Candles

    Moum Candles

    Available on LBB

    If you are into conscious consumption, bookmark Moum! Their ingredients are ethically sourced, and each candle is crafted with exactly the right fragrance with care. They come in brass or elegant glass jars which don't just smell good, they are also great to look at!

    Candles We Love: La La La Candle, Rose & Peonies Scented Clear Candle, Jasmine Scented Brass Jar

    Price: INR 899 onwards

    Pro-Tip

    If you're done hoarding scented candles, here are some other home fragrance options for you!