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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.
Jonathan Adler Pop Candle In Grapefruit, Amazon, $38
SoulCycle lovers, rejoice! This scent is the same one used in the cycling studios.
“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
Rose De Mai Candle, Oskia, $51
Being a unique, two-in-one product: part candle, part body oil!
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
Astier De Villante Mantes La Jolie Candle, ABC Carpet & Home, $88
When you want to envision yourself on a Parisian vacation
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
Holiday Classic Candle, Nest Fragrances, $40
“Wonderful winter smell that permeates throughout my home. Love it!”
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
Voluspa Japonica French Cade & Lavendar Candle, Bloomingdale’s, $28
The affordable price tag
This candle uses a cotton wick for a clean, fragrant burn.
- 100 hours of burn time
- Made in USA
Jo Malone London Lime Basil & Mandarin Home Candle, Bloomingdale’s, $65
“These candles are expensive but worth the splurge. Great fresh scent.”
Light scent that is fresh enough for daily use without being overpowering
- 7oz. 3.5″ H x 3″ W
- 45-hour burn time
Cire Trudon Ernesto Scented Candle, NET-A-PORTER, $95
Being used as a chic, decorative jar once the wax is gone
Cire Trudon is best known as the world’s oldest candlemaker still active today.
- 55-60 hour burn time
- Vegetable-based wax
Le Labo Santal 26 Vintage Candle, Barney’s New York, $65
“My boyfriend and I both love this fragrance. Not too strong and smells really nice.”
The vintage tin canister makes for a fun home decor piece.
- 50-hour burn time
- GMO- and cruelty-free; vegan
- Made in the USA
Capri Blue Volcano Candle, Amazon, $24
“Love Love Love this smell!! The candle burns great and one of the best scents!”
The cobalt blue jar adds a pop of color to any coffee table or kitchen counter.
- Made in the USA
- Lasts 100+ hours
Diptyque Baies Candle, Amazon, $65
Being the perfect addition to any Instagram shot!
“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
This story was originally published on Rank & Style.
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