6 Favorite Candles for the Holidays

6 Favorite Candles for the Holidays


When it comes to my favorite candles for the holidays, I am BEYOND specific as to which ones I like, buy and burn. Part of this is because I'm super sensitive to scents, but part of it is because I hate a smell that is overpoweringly fake. Hence, I'm the last person that's running out and buying whatever pine scented candle is on the shelves. Just ask the Mr. Poor guy thought he was doing something nice by surprising me with a pine scented candle. He learned the hard way that just because pine is one of my favorite scents doesn't mean everything with that scent is my favorite. In fact, it's actually quite the opposite.

Suffice it to say, many of the candles on my list have been favorites for a while, and the ones that are newer, have been fully vetted prior to joining this list. I realize a sound like a crazy candle person, but just trust me on this. 

Also, it should be noted that, while pine scented candles are my favorite, they are not the only ones on this list (Gotta save room for a little sugar and spice!). Additionally, there's a broad range of price points and sizes on this list of candles, so whether you're looking for a little something to add to your holiday decor, pop in someone's stocking or gift a host, there's a candle here for everyone. Keep on scrolling to see which candles made the cut on my holiday candle list.

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I'd love to know, do you have any favorite holiday candles?

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*H&M Pine Balsam Candle in Glass Jar (H&M has lots of pine scented candles but this is the only one I like!)

*Hearth & Hand Sugared Birch Candles

(they smell more like pine)

*Byredo Treehouse Candle (not pine, but smells like a cozy cabin)

*Candlefish No.04 + No.42 (No.42 is also available in a pretty winter ceramic container)

*Yankee Candle Christmas Cookie Candle

*Walmart Mainstays Evergreen Spruce (I never go to Walmart, except to buy these candles, which I've been getting in the 5 piece set since college. Seriously, they're that good. Also, I love their vanilla scented candles as they smell similar to the Yankee Cookie candle, but are more affordable.)

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