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If You Love Candles, You Need To Shop These 19 Black-Owned Candle Brands

From a speakeasy-inspired candle to packaging that'll literally sow wildflowers for you, you're sure to find several to fit your olfactory style.

1. Harlem Candle Company sells complex, enticing scents in elegant containers you'll wanna leave out long after they've burned up. But even that will be awhile because these bbs seem to last for a very long time (or at least for me!)

2. FORVR Mood celebrates self-care for Black women (from a Black woman!) with scents that'll make you (rightfully) feel spoiled and pampered.

open gift max with various brown-color candle jars that say things like "grown folks business" and "skinny dipped"

3. Southern Elegance Candle Co. partners with local suppliers for their wax, wicks, and containers to whip up scents thta evoke simpler times. Sign me up for anything that makes me feel like I'm sipping sweet tea under a Magnolia tree, plz.

BuzzFeed Shopping editor's picture of the candle on a table

4. Colossal Candles creates, well, really LARGE candles so you won't have to burn through lots of smaller jars (I know I do), therefore creating less waste. Also you've gotta love the drama of the scale!

large oval tin tub (about a foot long)  with a candle inside that has multiple wicks

5. Bright Black Candles hand crafts candles one at a time in a tribute to Black greatness rather than just create really great candles. (Though the candles *are* really great, for the record).

hand holding a candle in a solid black jar with a label on it that says "Salvador"

6. Wicks NOLA Candle Company sells clean-burning, vegan candles inspired by New Orleans. Will lighting one of these make a bag of beignets appear by your side? Unfortunately not, but they're sure to transport you to your last trip to The Big Easy.

candle with minimalist label of "French Quarter Beignet" beside Michelle Obama's book

7. Jay & Lynn Co. whips up beautiful-smelling candles with motivating messages on the jar because hey, why not look at the thing emitting that wonderful smell for a lil' affirmation too?

bed with a tray on it containing a candle plus a succulent and rocks

8. Hyde & Park Co. makes masculine and androgynous scents to help transform your space.

cashmere scented candle in minimalist black jar

9. SiVi Tidy Co. specializes in vegan cleaning products to match your smell preferences but *also* sells candles so you can enjoy lovely scents long after you've completed your chores.

closeup of a wood wick candle burning

10. Copper Wings Candle Co. has cute labels that'll land on your 'gram while enticing your olfactory senses. Super generous of you to share this with your followers!

11. Paige's Candle Co. gives you plenty to admire with interesting collections and collabs to satisfy your candle wants — scratch that — NEEDS!

tall jar candle with a black and white cartoon of a woman talking on a phone with "Friendship Quarantine Love" on the candle

12. Spoken Flames makes immersive candle experiences with dual wooden wicks that'll crackle like a campfire.

white candle with "FOCUSED" written on the label

13. Pretty Honest Candles burn for longer (thanks to soy wax) and have a variety of styles that'll fit into your life, like these gorgeous new body candles I've been eyeing on Instagram!

voluptuous female body form candles in a range of colors

14. UNLAX Candles are designed to help you unwind with rich blends and low-key packaging that won't busy your mind.

white candle with minimal label on a bed of orange slices

15. One Eleven Candles embeds crystals in their candle blends for a lit experience that'll keep on giving once you retrieve the crystals and cleanse them for use for your personal intentions.

stick of sage with three of the candles with light gray moonstones embedded in the wax

16. CANDLESSENTIALS crafts coconut wax candles (sans any animal products or additives) and packages them in seed-embedded boxes for a gift you can admire long after the wonderful scents fade.

candle in a black jar with a botanical label and the candle box beside of it

17. Posh Candle Co. means to inspire you when you light one of their on-trend candles so the only spark isn't just that flame.

blue candle in a jar that says "Classic Denim Jeans" on a pile of jeans

18. Libra Moonstone sells crystal kits and separate crystals *but* you'll be glad to know also has some gorgeous candles infused with *actual* pieces of their scents.

close up of candle top with pieces of flowers and glitter embedded in the wax

19. Secret Scents of Ella makes utterly gorgeous torso form candles you may not wanna light (that's up to you!) because you don't wanna mess with a great thing.

white female form torso candle with bits of gold leaf on it

Want more products from Black-owned businesses? Check out Cool Products from Black-Owned Businesses, Black Womxn-Owned Etsy Shops, and our ongoing Minority-Owned Business Gift Guide 2021, which features loads of products by Black entrepreneurs that we think you'll love.

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