Any true candle lover knows that lighting up is a year-round addiction. During the warmer months, we switch from cosy fragrances to bright scents that bring the feeling of sunshine into our homes. From fresh citrus to the clean smell of sea breezes, summer scented candles are a great way to refresh your indoor spaces, even on the muggiest days.
Below you’ll find some of our favourite scented candles for summer, the perfect way to bring the beach holiday home with you.
The Best Summer Scented Candles
Over at The Independent, candle fan Pippa Bailey recommends Lykke by Skandinavisk as one of her go-to summer candles, noting sweet, fresh and gentle scent is perfect for the warmer months. She also picked the tropical Lanai by Boy Smells, Grapefruit by L:A Bruket and Daydreamer by The Nomad Society as perfect candles to bring summer vibes into your home.
Ali Oshinsky, writer at Into The Gloss highlights the Tisane Collection by Tatine mentioning fragrances Laurel Canyon and Field of Grass as being summer favourites. At Elle Decor, Monique Valeris enjoys burning the limited edition Ambrosia Candle by Boy Smells during the languid warm evenings of summertime. The team at Refinery29 also picked a limited edition Boy Smells fragrance, this time going for the Anjelica Candle.
For the men, Esquire chose the ever-popular Big Sur After Rain Candle by D.S. & Durga as the perfect fresh fragrance for any masculine home. They also selected Earl of East’s Wildflower Candle for those who love a summer floral.