The last year has been all about self-care. While we don’t always have time to take a warm bath or go for a long walk, it only takes a few seconds to strike a match and light a candle. The warm glow of your favorite candle, as it fills your space with its scent, is instantly relaxing.
That’s one of the many reasons candle gifts make the best gifts, whether you opt to give one solo or a candle gift set. What’s the one thing that works equally well for a birthday gift, hostess gift, Mother’s Day gift, anniversary gift, Valentine’s Day gift, Christmas gift and practically any other occasion you can think of, whether it’s for a friend or a family member? A candle, of course. Who doesn’t love a candle? And just like how there’s a candle for every occasion, there’s also an option for every taste and budget. Opt for a seasonal one to play up pumpkin spice time or pine tree everything, an ocean breeze to fake a getaway or a romantic one for date night. That’s why candle gifts are the best gifts.
If you have a big occasion to celebrate, you can always make a candle part of a DIY gift basket. Pair it with a book to please the avid reader in your life, a bottle of wine or a set of bath bombs for the ultimate self-care moment. To avoid last-minute present shopping, it’s a good idea to have a candle or two stockpiled for when you need a gift. The best ones do double duty as a touch of decor and fragrance for your home. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up the best candle gifts to give this year.
Take a look at our options below!