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The Best Scented Candles For Christmas 2022

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Nothing makes your home feel more cosy in the cold than a seasonal scented candle. And this year that’s more important than ever. We’ve picked our favourites to get you in the spirit this season. (They make lovely Christmas gifts, too, if you can bear to part from them.)

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The Best Christmas Scented Candles 2022

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Naughty & Nice Mulled Wine Scented Candle, £30,

With a scent reminiscent of homemade mulled wine, Selfmade’s Naughty & Nice candle is packed with both spicy and citrusy notes that will remind you of all those festive Christmas parties you have coming up…

Red candle next to black box


Christmas Candle, from £9.95,

Available in multiple sizes, Melt’s Christmas candle is a seasonal staple for many homes up and down the UK. Expect a spicy and warm fragrance, with notes of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, orange and vanilla.

Candle next to multicoloured box


Christmas Wish Scented Candle, £48,

With a blend of madarin, cinnamon and tonka bean (alongside 10 other essential oils), this sweet-smelling candle will help create a calm and cosy space during the busy festive season.

Candle with blue leather cover


Birmanie Oud Blue Leather Candle, £355,

Creed’s limited edition festive candle comes in a luxurious French navy collectors’ sleeve, and has a scent profile inspired by the brand’s travels to the Far East.

White candle with silver lid

Jo Malone London

White Moss & Snowdrop Home Candle, £58,

Jo Malone’s limited edition candle for Christmas 2022 in inspired by ‘snowdrop petals peeking through powdery snow, greeting forest-fresh moss’. Expect a crisp scent that will take you back to the British countryside.

Candle decorated with Christmas bauble illustrations

Ormonde Jayne

Nocturne Candle, £80,

Inspired by ‘fireplaces, open log fires, pine cones, cedar wood and embers’, this candle from Ormonde Jayne should give you all the cosy vibes you need this Christmas.

The Christmas Stocking - Home Candle

Sophie James Mayfair

The Christmas Stocking Home Candle, £58,

The Christmas Stocking candle has a spicy scent with notes of orange, lemon, cinnamon and clove, making for a rich treat that would warm up any home in no time.

OKA Ambre Brûlée Scented Candle


Ambre Brûlée Scented Candle, £80,

Craving a bit of warmth this winter? OKA’s Ambre Brûlée candle will transport you to those golden afternoons in the sun, with an amber-rich scent with notes of patchouli and bergamot.

Frosted candle next to red box


Winter Wonderland Christmas Scented Candle, £35,

Nostara’s hand-poured candles are a lovely treat whatever the season, but at Christmas they truly shine. Made with essential oils, the brand’s festive candle is inspired by winter spices and fruits.

Candle on marble countertop next to oranges, cinnamon and a white box

The White Company

Winter Large Candle, £65,

Packaged in a festively decorated box for Christmas, this three-wick candle from The White Company was created over 21 years ago and features notes of cinnamon, clove and orange for a truly seasonal scent.

Featured image: The White Company Winter Large Candle, £65,