We're sure you've thought of where to get the best scented candles (in the Philippines, Singapore, and Malaysia). The nesting period is still at an all-time high, with people still mostly enjoying the safety and comfort of their homes. Cosying up your home is undoubtedly hard to resist. One way to do so is by decorating your space with scented candles. They are not just aesthetically pleasing decorations but also add to the overall ambience of the room with a pleasant fragrance. Also, did you know that certain scents are said to be capable of influencing one’s mood and emotions as well as boost one’s productivity? Ahead, we’ve curated some local brands that make charming scented candles you’ll certainly want to display in your home.
If you’re looking for a candle that’s elegant and artistic, you have to check out Nudecco’s candles. The natural soy wax scented candles come in glass containers as well as sculptural shapes that will fit perfectly in your space. After picking a candle variant, you can also choose from the available scents that fit your preference through their website.
Our favourite: We have our eyes on The Calico seashell candles that look like they were picked fresh from the beach.
For those with a sweet tooth and eye for all things cute, one of the best scented candles brands to check out is CandleLab+Co and its range of cake-inspired scented candles. From strawberry shortcakes to floral-topped pastries, their 100 per cent natural soy wax candles look so realistic, you could mistake them for the real thing!
Our favourite: Aside from the cake candles, they also have floral bouquet candles — a perfect lasting gift for a loved one.
Happy Island PH
Speaking of food-inspired picks, if you want to add some colour and citrus to the room then Happy Island’s candles are the perfect pick. The Filipino brand makes hand-poured scented soy candles infused with fruity scents like melon and grapefruit. They may just get you craving for a healthy snack!
Our favourite: As the song goes, if you like Pina Coladas then the Pina Colada Candle is a must-buy! Fresh and light, it takes us back to warm days lounging on the beach with a cold drink in hand.
23rd Street Candle Co.
To those open to a transcendent experience, why not tap into your spiritual side with one of the best scented candles for this pursuit — 23rd Street Candle Co.’s spiritual soy candles? These are described as “spiritual” because every soy candle they make is Reiki-infused with healing crystals and dried botanicals. As a plus, the pretty packaging (which ranges from tin cans to gorgeous marble jars) are reusable once you’ve burned up the entire candle.
Our favourite: Banish stressed out vibes with the Inner Peace Candle in white marble. Aside from the beautiful addition of rose quartz and dried French roses, the mixture of rose, orange, and patchouli will waft through the air and bring a sense of calm to your space.
Candles of Light
Lastly, a luxe scented candle from Candles of Light will surely liven up your space. This Singaporean company handcrafts pure soy and beeswax all-natural scented candles that soothe your soul. You also get to take your pick from the various botanical fragrances they have in-store.
Our favourite: The Dawn Terrazzo Gemstone Tealight in Black has aventurine gemstone accents (said to bring luck) and has the elixir of scents of calming lavender, uplifting citrus and mint essential oils. A perfect to start the day and welcome a new dawn.
(Cover photo from: @nudecco)
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