The Top Ten Candles
OK it's that time of the year when we need to wrap up warm in our snuggies with a mug of tea. All you need to add to the ambience is a gorgeous smelling candle to fill your room with a beautiful aroma. No matter what your preferences are there is a candle to tick every box; sweet, spicy, woody, fruity and everything in between. We have put together a guide to the Top Ten Candles that will see you through the winter season. The Enchanting Ambience by Pevonia This aromatic candle is a luxurious limited edition candle which is perfectly balanced in the purest natural wax. It is a 10oz candle meticulously blends soy with the world’s finest natural vanilla and mandarin orange essential oils.
Priced at £24.00.
Mary Katrantzou Rodial Candle Rodial Skincare has teamed up with fashion designer Mary Katrantzou, to develop a limited edition scented candle. Inspired by Mary’s Nature Vs Nurture collection, the candle features the fabulous Babelle print. The candle features fresh, Citrus top notes of Orange and Lemon complimented by fruity and floral base notes of Pineapple and Orange Blossom.
Priced at £35
Inner Strength Candle by Aromatherapy Associates This candle is part of the Inner Strength Collection which consists of the popular Bath & Shower Oil. It contains Frankincense to help focus your mind and calm your thoughts and Cardomon to build your physical strength. It is a really elegant candle that is beautifully embellished. 10% of proceeds from the sale of the Inner Strength Candle will be donated to Defence Against Cancer, a foundation that is helping pioneer new treatment, of which Geraldine was a patient.
Priced at £35.00
Hollyberry and Noël Poured Candle by Crabtree & Evelyn These candles aim to create a luxurious glow and ambiance in your home for the holiday season. Presented in a beautifully boldly coloured frosted jar, Crabtree & Evelyn Poured Candles will gradually release a festive, warm and welcoming aroma to transform any room. They are infused with a high concentration of perfume oil that will provide your home with a festive fragrance medley of fresh balsams, persimmon and citrus fused with spicy star anise, clove and nutmeg.
They are priced at £12.00 for small, £28.00 for large and £32.00 for three wick.
L'Occitane The winter candle selection by L'Occitane is designed in order to inspire warmth & festive memories. It contains Jasmin and Bergamote which is an uplifting and floral fragrance and Neroli and Orchidee which is based on the fruity neroli essence from the Mediterranean and white orchid absolute from Madagascar.
Priced at £24.00
A Life With a View This brand was created out of inspiration after many years of decorating homes for their clients. The range consists of four collections; A View of Provence – The Gite, A View of Italy – The Villa, A View of New York – The Loft and A View of England – The Cottage. They contains scented candles for your room, three mini candles that are perfect for travelling and room diffusers. Each collection is based on the city that it is named after and the idea is for you to burn the candle and feel like you are being transported back to the said place.
Priced at £40.00 for a large candle and £50.00 for a set of mini candles.
Grapefruit & Lime Scented Candle by Florence Anne The Florence Anne range contains luxury fragrances, gorgeous body care gifts as well as beautiful candles. Florence Anne is co-incidentally the wife of the founder of Boots and her collection fulfils her desire to bring affordable luxury to the high street. This pretty scented candle has a fragrance that is lively and intense with tangy grapefruit, fresh fruity lime and sweet woody undertones of orange and vetiver.
Priced at £12.00
Chocolate Oudh by Epoh-Ireti We covered this brand on the site back in August. Epoh-Ireti is a luxury lifestyle brand that creates ethical luxury soy candles which are hand crafted in Britain. A decadent blend of chocolate and sensual oudh with nuances of sandalwood, warm amber and leather, the Chocolate Oudh candle will be your perfect companion for the winter. It is warm, welcoming and just the perfect scent to envelop a home or space during the winter season.
Priced at £35.00
Festive Candles by Isle of Wight Natural Candle Company Isle of Wight Natural Candle Company are a small company who product handmade candles from a natural soy wax. They have released nine different candles to get you ready for the festive season and boy do they smell good. I have Cinamon and Vanilla which is a spicy sweet smell that is intoxicating. Mulled Wine is a gentle scent that is perfect for simmering away in the background while you sip wine and chillax for the evening.
Priced at £5.50 for a small candle, £10.50 for a medium candle and £13.50 for a large condle.