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9 joyful Christmas candles to fragrance your home this festive season

These ultra-chic limited edition scented candles are the essence of Christmas, filling the air with the joy and magic of the holidays

Christmas is many things. It’s a light-festooned Norwegian fir in a cosy cottage. A roaring fire. It’s clementines and spices and oranges. These evocative festive scents have all been distilled into candles that will instantly transform your home into a winter wonderland. From vanilla spice to clove buds, pine to myrrh, here is our edit of this season’s most covetable fragranced Christmas candles. 

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D.S & Durga
Portable Christmas Tree Candle
9 joyful Christmas candles to fragrance your home this festive season DS Durga Portable Xmas Tree

Light this candle, close your eyes and you will be transported to a snow-capped forest filled with the familiar scents of Christmas trees. An emotive blend of fir, pine cones, cedar and blue spruce – it’s spot on. 

Burn time: 60 hours (200g)

£60

Bella Freud
Peace and Love Candle
9 joyful Christmas candles to fragrance your home this festive season Bella Freud Peace and Love Candle

Beneath the chic navy and gold-embossed ceramic pot adorned with Freud’s signature typography, this festive limited-edition candle will fill your home with all the spirit and spice of patchouli, grounding clary sage and warming notes of pink pepper.  

Burn time: 90 hours (400g)

£95

Cire Trudon
Fir Candle
9 joyful Christmas candles to fragrance your home this festive season Cire Trudon Fir

Handmade in beeswax, the Fir candle is imbued with the familiar scent of a Christmas tree, weaving together notes of fresh pine and cedar with aromatic myrrh and incense balanced out by sweet cinnamon. 

Burn time: 55-60 hours (270g) 

£88

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Byredo
Altar Candle
9 joyful Christmas candles to fragrance your home this festive season BYREDO ALTAR e1608390223887

The latest candle from cult Swedish brand Byredo is inspired by founder Ben Gorham’s family nights in wintery Stockholm. A warm, woody aroma, its notes include clove buds, bay leaves and earthy Haiti vetiver. 

Burn time: 60 hours (240g)

£59

Aqua di Parma
Notte di Stelle Candle
9 joyful Christmas candles to fragrance your home this festive season ACQUA DI PARMA NOTTE DI STELLE e1608307074890

This special edition candle is infused with a mix of heady forest scents, with aromatic woody notes of pine trees and birchwood, blended with spicy accents and a hint of clove and raspberry.

Burn time: 40 hours (200g)

£60

Diptyque
Moonlit Fir Candle
9 joyful Christmas candles to fragrance your home this festive season DIPTYQUE CANDLE

One of a trio of limited edition Christmas candles from the luxury French fragrance brand. Here, the heady combination of fir tree, eucalyptus, rosemary and peppermint captures the essence of a forested winter wonderland. 

Burn time: 60 hours (190g)

£58

Cowshed
Winter Candle
9 joyful Christmas candles to fragrance your home this festive season Cowshed Winter Candle e1608307103380

Bring a dose of cosy to any situation with this warming, floral blend of rose, neroli and ylang-ylang essential oils, muddled with cinnamon and clove. 

Burn time: 50 hours (200g)

£38

Neom
Christmas Wish Candle
9 joyful Christmas candles to fragrance your home this festive season NEOM CHRISTMAS WISH e1608390303398

This triple wick, natural wax burner blends 13 festive essential oils, including mandarin, cinnamon and tonka bean, to add a relaxing, soothing scent to any situation. Just what’s needed during the holiday season. 

Burn time: 50 hours (420g)

£46

Skandinavisk
Skog Candle
9 joyful Christmas candles to fragrance your home this festive season SKOG 3 1536x1536 1 e1608390143369

This ambiance-setter perfectly encapsulates the Boreal forests that cover half of Scandinavia (skog is Swedish/Norwegian for ‘forest’), with notes of pine needles and fir cones, birch sap and woodland lily of the valley.

Burn time: 50 hours (200g)

£35

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