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Top Ten Sumptuous Natural Candles

September 29, 2014 in Features

Top Ten Sumptuous Natural Candles

A delightfully decadent, sumptuous, scented candle possesses the unique ability to elevate your surroundings to the next sensory level. The intoxicating allure of aromatherapy lies in its power to immediately set the scene and change a rooms aura; whether you wish to be uplifted, energised, de-stressed or simply transported to your happy place, there is a candle for every sensory state of mind.  We’ve sorted through the plethora of sumptuous, fragrant natural candles to find the very best to illuminate your home and pamper your soul this winter. Choose from an abundance of evocative fragrances including sweet vanilla, balancing rose, warming, exotic sandalwood and aromatic lavender spice, to light up and cast the perfect homely, cocooning glow.


Prepare to buy more than of favourite beacons of calm and opulence….


1)   Blue Bell Scented Candle     ££7.95 by Beefayre at Annabel James

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This little candle packs a punch with its delicious Bluebell and Wood Anemone fragrance. It would make the perfect token gift, presented in a beautiful box with botanical illustration. Made from 100% natural plant wax, the candle is hand poured and has a 25 hour burn time. You can double the fun with these candles – dip your fingers into warm wax and use as massage oil!


2)   Natural Collection no 3 Bergamot and vanilla soy candle – £7.96

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This gorgeous candle is perfect for the girl with a sweet tooth! Strike a match and relish the moment as your room fills with a fragrance so divinely syrupy it’s almost good enough to eat!



3)   Traidcraft Africa Mini Candles (£12)



With their gorgeous mini cylinder shape and quirky zig-zag pattern, this set of mini candles from TraidCraft make quite the stunning ornamental piece. Made with recycled paraffin wax and presented in wrap and tied twine, we want them lighting up our abode immediately.


4)   M&J London Andalusian Romance Soya Candle –Small – £35

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Handmade in London using the finest soya wax essential oils, this dreamy candle is the perfect finishing touch for an amorous candlelit dinner.


5)   Neom sensuous scented candle – £16

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A sensual and sophisticated blend of exotic essential oils, ylang ylang, frankincense and patchouli, this happiness-inducing candle is just the ticket after a long day at work.



6)   Neal’s yard organic aromatherapy candle uplifting – £29.50

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This gorgeous, hand poured candle is a blend of 100% organic wax infused with pure aromatherapy natural and organic essential oils.
Burn time approximately 45 hours.


7)  Ila Fragrant Candle for Inner Light and Joy, Jasmine Flowers 200 g – £40

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Light this pure, decadent candle and allow the blissful Jasmine flower aroma to fill your room and sooth your soul. This clever little candle even doubles up as a nurturing body moisturiser – rub melted the wax into hands and feet to nourish and fragrance dry skin.


8)   M&J London Soya Candle – Left Bank Martini – Large – £35

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This stunning candle burns for 60 sensuous hours – with the unique additions of elderflower, lemongrass gooseberry and juniper, this fresh fruity candle will give your room a breathtaking lift. Each candle comes presented in a classic, reusable recycled glass and environmentally friendly FSC packaging.


9)   Anabel James rose petal scented candle –£7.95

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This delightful candle gives off the distinctively stunning rose petal scent we all adore. When the candle has finished, wash out with warm soapy water and reuse the glass with its bee motif as a pretty tea light holder – EH investment piece!


10) Feu De Beaumont Golden Goblet Candle – £189

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The Golden Goblet luxury candle by Feu de Beaumont has a burn time of approximately 45 hours and comes in a range of three distinctive fragrances – Wild Fig, Jasmine and Oudh. The candle is enclosed in an opulent 22-carat gold golden goblet, making it the ideal gift for her. Every candle is made using the finest natural wax, vegan ingredients and organic substances.


So there you have it, our guide to the hottest, most lust-worthy candles around – now all you have to do is decide which fetching flambeau will be flickering in your household this winter…


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Alison Jane Reid

Alison Jane Reid - Journalist, Editor & Emerald Princess of Slow, Sustainable Luxury Living - 18 year track record interviewing real icons for: The Times, The Lady, You, The Mirror and Country Life. Now leading her alluring fairtrade, emerald revolution - Don’t Miss Out - Have you joined The Ethical Hedonist set?

3 responses to “Top Ten Sumptuous Natural Candles”

  1. Carmine says:

    Love those zebra print and patterned candles! Never seen those before. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. Soy candles are a really good. They are environment-friendly . And I would like to add, they are also good for the health too. People who has asthma tend to avoid scented candles because it triggers attacks but say no more.. soy wax candles doesn’t give that effect! ?

  3. Darcey Croft says:

    Really lovely natural candle article!

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