back to top

33 Utterly Amazing Candles You Need To Buy Immediately

Guys, it's lit.

Posted on
We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.
Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their favorite candles of all time. Here are their heavenly and scented recommendations:

1. Sweater Weather by Bath & Body Works

"It's eucalyptus, juniper berry, and sage! And despite it being a seasonal fragrance, it's totes appropriate to burn all year round. It smells so fresh and lovely!" —Brianna Lee, FacebookPrice: $21.50
Via amazon.com

"It's eucalyptus, juniper berry, and sage! And despite it being a seasonal fragrance, it's totes appropriate to burn all year round. It smells so fresh and lovely!" —Brianna Lee, Facebook

Price: $21.50

2. Mark Twain Soy Candle from Paddywax's Library Collection

"It's tobacco flower and vanilla! It's a great earthy scent, and that touch of vanilla gives it just the right amount of lift." —Katie Wright, FacebookPrice: $11.90The Library Collection also features scents like Jane Austen (gardenia, tuberose, and jasmine), Edger Allan Poe (Cardamom, absinthe, and sandalwood), and Oscar Wilde (Cedarwood, thyme, basil), and more.
Via amazon.com

"It's tobacco flower and vanilla! It's a great earthy scent, and that touch of vanilla gives it just the right amount of lift." —Katie Wright, Facebook

Price: $11.90

The Library Collection also features scents like Jane Austen (gardenia, tuberose, and jasmine), Edger Allan Poe (Cardamom, absinthe, and sandalwood), and Oscar Wilde (Cedarwood, thyme, basil), and more.

Advertisement

3. Sweet Spun Sugar by Target

"This is heaven. Always picks me up when I’m feeling down." —mpanda91Price: $8.50
Via goto.target.com

"This is heaven. Always picks me up when I’m feeling down." —mpanda91

Price: $8.50

4. French Bourbon Vanille by Voluspa

"It’s a mix of sweet and musk without being cloying. Plus, it’s the most beautiful candle I have ever seen! A little pricier than your average jar candle but so completely worth it." —nicoleg401decdd9 Price: $40.92
Via chapters.indigo.ca

"It’s a mix of sweet and musk without being cloying. Plus, it’s the most beautiful candle I have ever seen! A little pricier than your average jar candle but so completely worth it." —nicoleg401decdd9

Price: $40.92

5. Volcano by Capri Blue

"It's what all the Anthropologie stores smell like!" —Ashley Lupin Jen, Facebook"It's the BEST smell my nose has ever had the honor to sniff." —cupcakesandcatsPrice: $28This scent is also available as a reed diffuser and a room spray.

"It's what all the Anthropologie stores smell like!" —Ashley Lupin Jen, Facebook

"It's the BEST smell my nose has ever had the honor to sniff." —cupcakesandcats

Price: $28

This scent is also available as a reed diffuser and a room spray.

6. Pumpkin Pecan Waffles by Bath & Body Works

"My roommate and I used to buy as many as we could afford every fall and stock up for the year! Do you want your home to always smell like you are baking a pie? If so, this is the candle for you!" —emilyh41a9f472fPrice: $21.89
Via amazon.com

"My roommate and I used to buy as many as we could afford every fall and stock up for the year! Do you want your home to always smell like you are baking a pie? If so, this is the candle for you!" —emilyh41a9f472f

Price: $21.89

Advertisement

7. Warm Tobacco Pipe by DW Home

"This scent and Sandalwood Myrrh are the two most perfect autumn scents in human history. I wait all summer to burn them all fall and winter, and my boyfriend likes them too." —Allis Valentine, Facebook"I spend my whole paycheck on these candles. Oops!" —wolfehayleePrice: $11.37
Via amazon.com

"This scent and Sandalwood Myrrh are the two most perfect autumn scents in human history. I wait all summer to burn them all fall and winter, and my boyfriend likes them too." —Allis Valentine, Facebook

"I spend my whole paycheck on these candles. Oops!" —wolfehaylee

Price: $11.37

8. Crisp Apple by Ikea

"It's cheap and has such a clean crisp smell!"– clarea4ecc9bf93Price: $3.99
Via ikea.com

"It's cheap and has such a clean crisp smell!"– clarea4ecc9bf93

Price: $3.99

9. Marshmallow Fireside by Bath & Body Works

"The greatest there ever was and ever will be! <3" —mallorienicolebPrice: $21.50
Via amazon.com

"The greatest there ever was and ever will be! <3" —mallorienicoleb

Price: $21.50

10. Lavender Fields by Burt's Bees

&quot;I burn it every night before I go to bed to help me fall asleep and calm me down. IT HELPS SO MUCH!&quot; —fosteriaaPrice: $15.19
Via amazon.com

"I burn it every night before I go to bed to help me fall asleep and calm me down. IT HELPS SO MUCH!" —fosteriaa

Price: $15.19

Advertisement

11. Wizard's Pub by Anthology Candles

&quot;This company makes plenty of amazing, potent scents based on books, movies, and TV! I definitely plan on buying another candle from them.&quot; —alexjaeger215Price: $16There are many other scents available including Mad Hatter&#x27;s Tea Party and Poison Apple.
Via amazon.com

"This company makes plenty of amazing, potent scents based on books, movies, and TV! I definitely plan on buying another candle from them." —alexjaeger215

Price: $16

There are many other scents available including Mad Hatter's Tea Party and Poison Apple.

12. Macintosh Apple by Yankee Candle

&quot;I am absolutely obsessed with it. Every time I pass by Yankee Candle in the mall, I go inside just to smell that particular scent. I swear if I were in a coma and someone waved the candle under my nose, I’d wake up.&quot; —ameericlePrice: $27.99
Via amazon.com

"I am absolutely obsessed with it. Every time I pass by Yankee Candle in the mall, I go inside just to smell that particular scent. I swear if I were in a coma and someone waved the candle under my nose, I’d wake up." —ameericle

Price: $27.99

13. Eternal Jasmine by DW Home Decoware

&quot;I found this candle and loved it so much that I bought two, intending to give the second as part of a gift for a friend&#x27;s birthday. I ended up falling so in love with the scent that I couldn’t give it up and kept it. If I see it in stores, I stock up and buy them all. I’m addicted.&quot; —claireb30Price: $12
Via dwhome.com

"I found this candle and loved it so much that I bought two, intending to give the second as part of a gift for a friend's birthday. I ended up falling so in love with the scent that I couldn’t give it up and kept it. If I see it in stores, I stock up and buy them all. I’m addicted." —claireb30

Price: $12

14. Mini Pumpkin Butter Candle by WoodWick Candles

https://www.amazon.com/WoodWick-Mini-Candle-Pumpkin-Butter/dp/B00QJLALHG/ref=sr_1_8?srs=2603863011&ie=UTF8&qid=1475251639&sr=8-8&keywords=pumpkin+butter
https://www.amazon.com/WoodWick-Mini-Candle-Pumpkin-Butter/dp/B00QJLALHG/ref=sr_1_8?srs=2603863011&ie=UTF8&qid=1475251639&sr=8-8&keywords=pumpkin+butter

"These are god's gift to the world. My favorite is pumpkin butter because it makes my whole house smell like fall five minutes after you light the candle. Also, all of their candles make a crackling sound like a real fireplace!" —Rebecca Riggs, Facebook

Price: $9.99

Advertisement

15. Pink Magnolia by Target

&quot;This literally smells like shampoo to me. It just makes me so happy and calm.&quot; —sarahb45a39c31dPrice: $8.49
Via goto.target.com

"This literally smells like shampoo to me. It just makes me so happy and calm." —sarahb45a39c31d

Price: $8.49

16. Midsummer's Night by Yankee Candle

&quot;It smells like really sexy men&#x27;s cologne, and let me tell you how often I burn that shit when I&#x27;m single. It even looks sexy. Yasssssssss.&quot; —Kate Wallace, FacebookPrice: $25.99
Via amazon.com

"It smells like really sexy men's cologne, and let me tell you how often I burn that shit when I'm single. It even looks sexy. Yasssssssss." —Kate Wallace, Facebook

Price: $25.99

17. Saijo Persimmon by Voluspa

&quot;It smells so good that it soothes away the pain of the cost! I love you, Voluspa Saijo Persimmon!&quot; —morganleighfPrice: $15.87
Via amazon.com

"It smells so good that it soothes away the pain of the cost! I love you, Voluspa Saijo Persimmon!" —morganleighf

Price: $15.87

18. Mahogany Teakwood by Bath & Body Works

&quot;It&#x27;s soft and slightly woody. If they bottled the scent, I would give it as a gift to every man and woman I know.&quot; —Sarah Treptow, FacebookPrice: $25.22Pssst: You can actually get this scent in a spray form for $6.99, so spray away!
Via amazon.com

"It's soft and slightly woody. If they bottled the scent, I would give it as a gift to every man and woman I know." —Sarah Treptow, Facebook

Price: $25.22

Pssst: You can actually get this scent in a spray form for $6.99, so spray away!

Advertisement

19. Black Forest by Archipelago

&quot;My secret addiction. IT IS LITERALLY LIFE-CHANGING.&quot; —thomasjeffreywPrice: $39
Via amazon.com

"My secret addiction. IT IS LITERALLY LIFE-CHANGING." —thomasjeffreyw

Price: $39

20. Lemon Lavender by Yankee Candle

&quot;LEMON. FUCKING. LAVENDER. Yankee Candle sells this scent and I swear to god it smells just like Froot Loops in the most amazing way.&quot; —Alex Winslow, FacebookPrice: $22.75This scent is also available in car air fresheners and a room spray.
Via amazon.com

"LEMON. FUCKING. LAVENDER. Yankee Candle sells this scent and I swear to god it smells just like Froot Loops in the most amazing way." —Alex Winslow, Facebook

Price: $22.75

This scent is also available in car air fresheners and a room spray.

21. Sliced Watermelon by Gold Canyon

&quot;I don’t typically like sweet smells, but, oh my god, the Gold Canyon Sliced Watermelon candle smells like happiness and summertime.&quot; —brenleasPrice: $15.77
Via goldcanyon.com

"I don’t typically like sweet smells, but, oh my god, the Gold Canyon Sliced Watermelon candle smells like happiness and summertime." —brenleas

Price: $15.77

22. 'Tis the Season by Bath & Body Works

&quot;BEST CHRISTMAS-SCENTED CANDLE EVER!!&quot; —misscountrymusic&quot;Christmas in a jar.&quot; —sarasoksPrice: $24.96
Via amazon.com

"BEST CHRISTMAS-SCENTED CANDLE EVER!!" —misscountrymusic

"Christmas in a jar." —sarasoks

Price: $24.96

Advertisement

23. Hot Maple Toddy by The Candleberry Co.

&quot;It&#x27;s literally the best candle in the world! The candle will last a good five to six months and smell perfectly until the last bit of wax.&quot; —rachelvancleaveaPrice: $26.99
Via amazon.com

"It's literally the best candle in the world! The candle will last a good five to six months and smell perfectly until the last bit of wax." —rachelvancleavea

Price: $26.99

24. Clean Cotton by Yankee Candles

&quot;The ultimate soothing candle.&quot; —mirayakincicPrice: $19
Via amazon.com

"The ultimate soothing candle." —mirayakincic

Price: $19

25. Pink Sands by Yankee Candle

&quot;Every time I go shopping, I have to stop myself from buying more. I have two in my house right now for when I’m in a candle kinda mood.&quot; —caitling4a7471ff6Price: $19
Via amazon.com

"Every time I go shopping, I have to stop myself from buying more. I have two in my house right now for when I’m in a candle kinda mood." —caitling4a7471ff6

Price: $19

26. Cashmere Woods by Glade

&quot;Warm and musky.&quot; —theworryrockPrice: $9.56
Via amazon.com

"Warm and musky." —theworryrock

Price: $9.56

Advertisement

27. Cinnamon, Ceylon & Copal by Vuluspa

&quot;It makes my house smell like a super-sophisticated fall dinner party.&quot; —maighdelinerosegPrice: $19.89
Via amazon.com

"It makes my house smell like a super-sophisticated fall dinner party." —maighdelineroseg

Price: $19.89

28. Relax by Fragrant Jewels

&quot;It’s lavender and cucumber. It’s the perfect combination. It’s light and fresh and has the perfect amount of herbal musk from the lavender. I really do chill out when I smell it.&quot; —bernadetteo45467d36cPrice: $26.95
Via fragrantjewels.com

"It’s lavender and cucumber. It’s the perfect combination. It’s light and fresh and has the perfect amount of herbal musk from the lavender. I really do chill out when I smell it." —bernadetteo45467d36c

Price: $26.95

29. Buttercream by Yankee Candle

&quot;The smell is so sweet and it reminds me of cakes my grandmother used to make for me.&quot; —erosemyers11Price: $15.99
Via amazon.com

"The smell is so sweet and it reminds me of cakes my grandmother used to make for me." —erosemyers11

Price: $15.99

30. Tickled Pink by BridgeWater Candles

&quot;I get migraines if things are too scented, so finding a good smelling but not overpowering candle can be difficult. I fell in love with this scent because it smells just like spring gardens. Plus, they come in super-cute tins!&quot; —hdemsiPrice: $19.99
Via bridgewatercandles.com

"I get migraines if things are too scented, so finding a good smelling but not overpowering candle can be difficult. I fell in love with this scent because it smells just like spring gardens. Plus, they come in super-cute tins!" —hdemsi

Price: $19.99

Advertisement

31. Witches' Brew by Yankee Candle

&quot;It holds a special place in my heart because it smells SO damn good, but also because it reminds me of my mom, Halloween, and my best memories from when I was little.&quot; —afro83 Price: $29.99
Via amazon.com

"It holds a special place in my heart because it smells SO damn good, but also because it reminds me of my mom, Halloween, and my best memories from when I was little." —afro83

Price: $29.99

32. Leaves by Bath & Body Works

&quot;I have the three-wick candle, the soap, the car scent pod, and the new wax melts! I am so obsessed with this smell.&quot; —veronicac11Price: $25.99
Via amazon.com

"I have the three-wick candle, the soap, the car scent pod, and the new wax melts! I am so obsessed with this smell." —veronicac11

Price: $25.99

33. And finally, the Skittles Boxed Cherry Candle by Skittles because ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

&quot;It smell so good and you can use it in all seasons!&quot;– jessicaant51Price: $9.99
Via amazon.com

"It smell so good and you can use it in all seasons!"– jessicaant51

Price: $9.99

Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Advertisement

Want to be featured on BuzzFeed? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter!

Want even more great product suggestions? Sign up for BuzzFeed’s Gift Guide Newsletter!



If you can't see the signup box above, just go here to sign up for the BuzzFeed Gift Guide newsletter!