In this gift guide we’ve explored the best scented candles for the mothers in your life. From classic ladylike florals to rebellious scents inspired by rock stars, we’ve got a special scent for every type of mum. Give your mum an excuse to light a candle, put her feet up, and enjoy a moment of pure relaxation. You should probably make her a cup of tea too if you know what’s good for you!
The haters are probably going to say giving scented candles on Mother’s Day is a little “cliché”. Ignore the haters. They obviously haven’t discovered the fabulous cult scents created by candle brands like Boy Smells, Evermore or L:A Bruket. Discover the coolest mother’s day gift in our curated scented candle collection.
The Best Candles For Mother's Day
The Moon Candle by Evermore is inspired by the nocturnal roses that bloom at night under the light of the moon. Notes of delicate rose petals and spicy hints of saffron hover over a rich smoky base of vetivert and cade. Perfect for magical mums who love a little mystery and romance.
The beautiful Rosenhave Candle by Skandinavisk takes its inspiration from Nordic rose gardens. These are precious places, exposed to the raw climate only the hardiest varieties, and most careful owners can expect their fragile fragrance blushes to survive and prosper after the long, frozen winters.
A scent that takes you on a road trip along the epic Californian coastline. Its fragrance is fresh and full-bodied, green and woody, with notes inspired by the bright scent of eucalyptus groves and rainwater. For mums with an adventurous spirit and love of dancing in the rain.
A heavenly floral scent filled with the fragrance of plump berries and vibrant rose. Subtle notes of jasmine, pine and patchouli round out this fragrance, evoking natures abundant beauty & elegance. Perfect for mums who exude classic style and grace.
A nod to the gardens of Grand Trianon, Versailles, which were planted with hundreds of Tuberoses to ensure this night blooming floral fragrance overpowered the grounds. The scent is a luxurious combination of deep tuberose, paired with top notes of blackberry leaf and bergamot and with a base of heady and aromatic cade. Perfect for mums who deserve to live in palaces.
This candle features the comforting and reassuring fragrance of rose, geranium &camomile. This 100% natural candle creates a warm welcome within the home, with a fragrance that invites you to put your feet up and enjoy a moment of calm serenity. Just what your mum needs.
Inspired by morning’s golden hour – perfect for any mum who prefers getting up with the dawn. As the sun rises over misty hilltops, cool darkness gives way to warm and waking nature. This beautiful scent is the perfect way to welcome in a new day. Chosen for their grounding & calming abilities, Cedarwood and Geranium create an uplifting fragrance.
The Happy Space Candle by Aery features a cosy floral fragrance designed to envelop you in feelings of peace. Soft notes of rose and geranium are grounded in sandalwood, cedar and amber, creating a fragrance that feels like a perfect hug for the soul.
The delectable aroma of Citrus aurantium paradisii which has a pronounced impact on senses and emotions. It’s refreshing as well as euphoria-inducing and energizing. It will release and evoke warm feelings and inspire mums to loosen up and be happy.
A sultry floral fragrance, with just enough edge. Think the grit of New York nights meets the botanical calm of a Los Angeles afternoon. Soft rose, earthy sandalwood, and mysterious oud create a magnetic depth, making this scent a new favourite. For mums who stay up late night, laughing about their misspent youth.
The Charleston Candle by 42Pressed combines notes of tea olive, sea salt, rosemary and magnolia. The journey begins with the crisp, salty marsh air. Pass through the vibrant cobblestone streets and breathe in the lively bunches of magnolia. Amidst a stately manor, find subtle notes of rosemary and a distinct aroma of tea olive.
The Sisu Bouquet Candle by Amoln honours Finland’s national flower, Lily of the Valley, which grows in the woodlands of the northernmost parts of the country. Layered with saffron, mountain flowers, musk, fig tree leaves and Finnish Rhubarb, this amorous candle brings charismatic freshness wherever it blooms.
The Ciao Candle by Bella Freud takes you floating down the breeze as a Motorino buzzes past, the sun hits the leaves of a fig tree. The seductive smell of a stranger’s eau de cologne mingles with a morning expresso, and thoughts of the night before make for a beating heart.
The Hypernature Neopéche Candle by Boy Smells features transcending ultraviolet and delicate peach. Pink peppercorn, incense and oakmoss electrify this scent with spice while the delicate tannins of rose and mandarin add depth.
The Estérel Candle by Cire Trudon has been inspired by the vibrant and delicate mimosa blossoms that grow wild on the hillsides of Esterel Massi. The floral notes are layered over bright bergamot peel and a base of iris to create a fragrance resplendent with summer glory.
The Walpole Bay Scented Candle by Haeckels takes you along the coast with the clean aroma of fresh seaweed, chalk reef and seawater. Long cliff top grasses, black lovage and distinctive white flowers add to the raw beauty. The fragrance is aromatic and clean, with intense green sweetness and bitter resinous musk at the base.
The Bergamot Clouds Candle by LO Studio is a warm rich enveloping fragrance, soft and smooth to the touch. Sandalwood top notes are surrounded by earthy patchouli and smoky incense, a top note spike is created by bergamot rind while a soft violet finish soothes.
The Peace Rose Candle by Tatine is a glowing ceremony of roses releasing joy and sacred scent. This mystical elusive essence is blended into a potent grenache perfume of heavenly blooms, citrus accords and a hierarchy of forest notes to capture the passage of time.
Here at Osmology we continually hunt out the best scented candles from around the world. We will be adding even more scented candles for mums to our collection, so make sure you check out our full range of mother’s day candles today.