With temperatures set to drop to minus 5 this week, winter is well and truly on the way. Some people prefer the summer months but there is nothing like sitting beside a roaring log fire, with snow on the ground outdoors and feeling all snuggly and cosy, sat next to some wonderfully scented winter candles.
Complete the picture with our recommendations for the best winter candles:
Colony Winter Spruce Multi-Wick Candle – £15.00
Bring the outdoors inside with this fresh, citrusy pine scent of winter spruce trees. Lovely woody fragrance spiked with base notes of eucalyptus. Burns for 35 hours and makes a great centrepiece.
L’Occitane Winter Forest Scented Candle – £19.00
Fresh pine needles, peach and cinnamon bring the Provence to your home. Smells like crackling pine branches on a log fire. Burns for 20 hours.
Poème Sulfureux Scented Candle – £19.00
With top notes of clove and roasted almonds, this fragrance combines heliotrope and vanilla alongside blond woods and white birch with black amber to create a perfect seasonal scent. Burns for 45 hours.
The White Company Winter Signature Candle – £20.00
With top notes of orange and cinnamon, spiced cloves and citrus, this warming candle is reminiscent of Christmas spices and puddings. Curl up on a comfy sofa and let the pleasing scents drift over you. Burns for 28 hours.
Yankee Candle Winter Glow Large Pillar Candle – £21.99
Imagine a walk through the woods and smelling the morning frost on leaves and branches, all slowly warming by a low winter sun. Frosted orange top notes follow with white cedar and golden amber. Burns for up to 150 hours.
Skandinavisk SNO (Snow) Scented Candle – £25.00
Crisp as snow, with a fresh powdery scent and a hint of winter berries and frozen wood. Sharp leaf sap and wild herbs add to the top notes. Burns for 45 hours.
Neom Organics London Perfect Peace Candle – £30.00
19 Candles #5 Roadhouse – £32.00
A sweet and woody scent inspired by Topanga’s music scene in the 60s and 70s. This is reminiscent of boozy wood smells and features spices such as star anise, juniper, lime, benzoin and cardamom. Burns for 40 hours.
No.22 Woodstove Scented Candle – £40
Imagine a cosy fireplace with burning logs and fragrant smoke, this candle is infused with cedar, birch and moss and a touch of vanilla for that sweet woody smell. Closes with cinnamon and burns for 50 hours.
Diptyque Pomander Scented Candle 190g – £45.00
Reminiscent of Christmas’s past and described as Christmas in a jar, these spicy scents of cinnamon and cloves have a base note of oranges to compliment the whole fragrance.