Liz Earle's Botanical Candle Collection, £40, available at lizearle.com
The four new Botanical Candles from Liz Earle draw from the exquisite scents of natural active ingredients. What's more, they are crafted from a unique blend of responsibly sourced soy wax and beeswax.
Jo Malone Mimosa & Cardamom Home Candle, £42, at jomalone.co.uk
Infuse your home with aromas of honeyed mimosa and spicy crushed cardamom with Jo Malone’s new fragrance collection for autumn 2015. The scent has been created with the British bohemian in mind, celebrating their unique sense of adventure and curiosity. However, if you can’t fill your home with exotic treasures from your travels, then at least you can capture the scent.
Birch & Brook candle in Fireside, £38, at birchandbrook.co.uk
With smokey top notes and a warm, woody base of cedar, musk and moss, you’ll feel like you’re sitting right beside a warm fire, even if you’re actually hiding away in your city bolthole. Inspired by English glamour of the 20s and 30s, Birch & Brook candles aim to recreate the atmosphere of a time when the pace of life was slower - sounds like something to aspire to!
Neom Organics Intensive Skin Treatment Candle in Tranquility, £36, at neomorganics.com
Think a candle does only one thing? Not this one, from Neom Organics. Once you’ve enjoyed bathing in its golden glow, the molten wax can be applied to your body as the ultimate luxurious skin treatment. The Tranquility scent, with lavender and jasmine essential oils, works to intensively repair and protect dry, tired skin – just what we need as we approach the colder months.
Willow & Honey candle in Black Pomegranate, £27, at willowandhoney.co.uk
This lovely candle from Willow & Honey is handmade in the English countryside, and comes with a stainless steel lid to help lock in the fragrance for longer. The fruity blend, with a touch of spice and black ink, gives off an intense and moody yet warming scent. The patented wooden wick system creates a soft crackle as it burns - like a roaring fire in a jar.
Rathbornes Bitter Orange, Birch Tar & Balsam Candle, £30 for 190g, at rathbornes1488.com
One whiff of this candle by Rathbornes and you’ll be transported to a country cottage, reading by the light of a crackling log fire. The sharp orange notes make this a tangy scent, with smoky undercurrents from the birch tar. The company, founded in Dublin over 500 years ago, takes inspiration from the beautiful Irish countryside, and use essential oils in their candles to ensure aromatic, authentic fragrances.