You asked, we listened: back by popular demand is our annual scented candle roundup, and this time in a special edition of best winter candles

We’ve got sandalwood, spice, everything nice… even a few sexy tobacco notes for you rock and roll types.

Has there ever been a better time of year to light a decadent candle, draw a bath, and just stay in? Shop our picks below for the best smelling winter candles, complete with scent notes. All the #cabinvibes!

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Le Labo Santal 26 Classic Candle

This 100% soy wax candle is perfect for wintertime. Featuring a pure cotton wick, is has an approximate burn time of 60 hours. 


amber, coco, vanilla, cedar, spice, musk and sandalwood

Ash by Boy Smells

Boy Smells candles are designed to be chic in everything from the scent to the design. Not to mention, all of their packaging is 100% sustainable.


firewood, smoke, charcoal, palo santo and hay

Glass Jar Vetiver and Cedarwood Candle Brown – Project 62™

This candle is perfect for any sort of living space, as it is both refreshing and inviting. The glass exterior allows the whole candle to glow when lit. 


vetiver, cedar

Illume Woodfire Demi Tin Candle

The decorative aspects of this candle make it perfect for the holidays. It’s also a lovely gift idea for any of your loved ones. 


cedarwood, smoke, heady patchouli leaves, warm vanilla

Woodland Walk Candle by Among the Flowers

This essential oil and soy wax candle creates light smoke and a fresh, woodsy scent. It also features a handmade wood wick.


fir needles, cedar

Ambre Scented Candle by Diptyque

Diptyque is one of my favorite candle companies, and this scent is definitely one of their best. It is warm, elegant, and woodsy, all at once. 


woods, vetiver, patchouli, spice, incense, cistus and tonka bean

P.F. Candle Co. Sandalwood Rose

This hand poured candle comes in a gorgeous amber, apothecary-inspired glass, making it a decorative centerpiece. Your guests will be drawn towards both the scent and the design.


violet, marine, patchouli, cashmere rose, sandalwood, and musk

Coffee + Spice Candle by Slow North

Coffee lovers, this candle is the solution to curbing your coffee cravings all day long. Besides, isn’t the smell of a warm latte one of the best parts?


coffee, nutmeg, cinnamon, and clove

Kush by Boy Smells

Kush is Boy Smells’s most popular scent (and no, it doesn’t just smell like weed). It’s simultaneously bright and warm, giving every room a complex and intoxicating smell.


canabis, brushed suede, sage, eucalyptus, amber, musk

Tree House by Byredo

This candle smells exactly how you would expect: like the freshly built tree house of your childhood. Woodsy, cozy, and natural, this candle is also a perfect gift for the men in your lift.


cedar, bamboo, sandalwood, guaiac wood, leather

White Cypress Boxed 2 Wick Glass Candle by Voluspa

This is a Christmas tree in candle form. From the scent to the green glass, it’s perfect for the holidays.


white cypress, juniper berry, mint leaves and evergreen wood

Spiced Cider Glass Jar Candle by Capri Blue

Nothing screams winter quite like a warm glass of spiced cider, and this candle embodies just that.


 Canadian fir base, sparkling berries and grapes, harvest apple, cinnamon, soothing vanilla

Holiday Scented Candle by NEST Fragrances

One whiff of this candle, and you’re guaranteed to be in the holiday spirit. The gold details on this glass also look stunning with every style of room.


pomegranate, mandarin orange, pine, cloves, and cinnamon with a hint of vanilla and amber

Smoked Woods Speckled Ceramic Seasonal Candle by Hearth & Hand™ with Magnolia

If you could bottle up the feeling of a cold winter night by the fire, it would be this candle. It will fill your home with warm notes of campfires and coziness.


burning wood, smoke

Feu de Bois Signature Candle by LAFCO

A blend of fresh pine, sandalwood, cedar wood, and leather, this candle not only creates a comforting scent, but also a relaxing crackling noise.


cedar leaf, mountain spruce, pine, patchouli, sandalwood, Virginia cedar wood, frankincense, Amber Myrrh

What are your go-to best winter candles? Drop them in the comments below.

This post was originally published on February 5, 2019 has since been updated.

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