By Staff Writer

Published on March 19, 2018

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Whether you want to set the mood for a relaxing night in, fill a room with fragrant aroma, or you’re looking for a decorative addition to your coffee table, a candle is the answer to all of your problems. But with so many options out there, finding a candle that you love that also lasts for a while can be tricky.

That’s why we’ve rounded up the top 10 cult candles with the most reviews and the latest buzz so you can find your new favorite go-to. With refreshing scents and chic jars (that make for great Instagram props), there’s a reason the candles you’re about to see have garnered a cult-like following. Click through to find your next candle purchase.

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Jonathan Adler Pop Candle In Grapefruit, Amazon, $38

FUN FACT:

 SoulCycle lovers, rejoice! This scent is the same one used in the cycling studios.

USERS SAID:

 “The “soul cycle” scent—love it! I don’t light it often and the smell still lingers in the area where the candle is located.”

  • Approximate burn time 40 hours
  • Reusable vessel

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Rose De Mai Candle, Oskia, $51

LOVED FOR: 

Being a unique, two-in-one product: part candle, part body oil!

BEST FOR:

 Those looking for beauty products with natural ingredients

  • Formulated with natural ingredients including beeswax, soybean and coconut oil
  • Can be used as a candle and massage oil

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Astier De Villante Mantes La Jolie Candle, ABC Carpet & Home, $88

B

EST FOR:

 When you want to envision yourself on a Parisian vacation

FUN FACT:

 This brand handcrafts and hand pours each candle.

  • Pure, natural vegetable wax
  • Free of paraffin, GMOs, and petrochemical byproducts
  • Handblown glass container
  • Made in France

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Holiday Classic Candle, Nest Fragrances, $40

USERS SAID:

 “Wonderful winter smell that permeates throughout my home. Love it!”

BEST FOR:

 Being the perfect holiday scent for any home

  • Approximate burn time 50-60 hours
  • Created by blending pomegranate, Mandarin orange, pine, cloves, and cinnamon with a hint of vanilla and amber

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Voluspa Japonica French Cade & Lavendar Candle, Bloomingdale’s, $28

LOVED FOR:

 The affordable price tag

FUN FACT: 

This candle uses a cotton wick for a clean, fragrant burn.

  • 100 hours of burn time
  • Made in USA

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Jo Malone London Lime Basil & Mandarin Home Candle, Bloomingdale’s, $65

USERS SAID:

 “These candles are expensive but worth the splurge. Great fresh scent.”

LOVED FOR:

 Light scent that is fresh enough for daily use without being overpowering

  • 7oz. 3.5″ H x 3″ W
  • 45-hour burn time

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Cire Trudon Ernesto Scented Candle, NET-A-PORTER, $95

BEST FOR:

 Being used as a chic, decorative jar once the wax is gone

FUN FACT: 

Cire Trudon is best known as the world’s oldest candlemaker still active today.

  • 55-60 hour burn time
  • Vegetable-based wax

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Le Labo Santal 26 Vintage Candle, Barney’s New York, $65

USERS SAID:

 “My boyfriend and I both love this fragrance. Not too strong and smells really nice.”

BEST FOR: 

The vintage tin canister makes for a fun home decor piece.

  • 50-hour burn time
  • GMO- and cruelty-free; vegan
  • Made in the USA

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Capri Blue Volcano Candle, Amazon, $24

USERS SAID:

 “Love Love Love this smell!! The candle burns great and one of the best scents!”

LOVED FOR:

 The cobalt blue jar adds a pop of color to any coffee table or kitchen counter.

  • Made in the USA
  • Lasts 100+ hours

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Diptyque Baies Candle, Amazon, $65

BEST FOR:

 Being the perfect addition to any Instagram shot!

USERS SAID:

 “This candle is expensive, but worth the price. It is very high quality and the incredible scent fills my entire house. Make sure to read the instructions so that it burns evenly. This is by far my favorite candle. Initially I received this candle as a gift from a friend and now it is the only candle I buy and burn in my home.”

  • Available in multiple sizes
  • Made in France

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