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5 best candles for winter

November has arrived. This means it’s officially time to transform your home into a heavenly grotto of spiced gingerbread scents and beautifully glowing flames. From soothing waxy delights packed with essential oils to warming cinnamon scents, we’ve rounded up the best candles for winter 2017.

ESPA Winter Spice Candle

With a decade of sales behind it, this flickering delight from one of the world’s leading spa brand is a winter must-have. Packed with the spicy aroma of sweet orange, clove, cinnamon and ginger, it’s the perfect addition to a cosy night in. Cue the Hygee inspired blankets and the mulled wine.

Crabtree & Evelyn Noel Botanical Candle

One for those feeling festive. The candle’s stunning aesthetic of apple slices and cinnamon sticks make it the perfect addition to a winter mantelpiece or dinner table. Burning warming notes of mulling spices, fir spruce and citrus fruits, this botanical candle makes a delightful partner to any cold, winter night.

Elemis Soothing Glow Candle

If it’s any like the brand’s skincare it’s sure to be good. Releasing scents of soothing lavender, eucalyptus and geranium this is the candle for the busy women looking to spend her winter nights relaxing and rejuvenating.

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Neom Organics London Perfect Peace Scented Candle

Hand poured with natural vegetable wax, this opulent delight is expertly blended with 25 essential oils. Made with the aim of exuding happiness and positivity, this beautifully decorative candle imparts stress relieving notes of pine, myrrh and lime to revitalise both the mind and the body.

Molton Brown Russian Leather Three Wick Candle

Fill your home with the rich, alluring scent of Siberian pine, aged leather and woody Birch. With high tones of black tea and purple basil and base notes of vetiver, leather and cade it’s the ultimate winter warmer.

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