What Are The Best Selling Candle Scents? Here's Our List!

Updated on May 31, 2021

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Best Selling Candle Scents - The Best Of The Bunch in One Article!

Do you love the smell of candles? Us too! A scent can transport you back to a time in the past or give off feelings of affection and comfort. 

There are so many scents to choose from, it can be hard to decide which ones to buy.

That's why we put together a list of what are the best-selling candle scents for you!

We think these options will make your shopping experience much easier. So without further ado, let's get started on this blog post!

What is the best type of candle to buy?

The first thing we need to figure out, it what type of candle would be perfect for you.

There are three different types of candles:

  1. Pillar,
  2. Jar
  3. And tea light candlesticks.

When choosing a size, keep in mind that larger candles generally last longer than smaller ones but require more wax per hour because they burn at a lower temperature.

Tea lights have a shorter life span so their brighter flame means less time burning before they need to be replaced.

Our Top 10 Most Popular Candle Scents

  1. Lavender essential oil is great for calming your nervous system and relieving anxiety. If you're not aware of this, we made list for you of the 6 Benefits Of Lavender Candles You Need To Know
  2. Peppermint smells like winter, but also can help with headaches from stress or migraines by opening up sinuses.
  3. Vanilla is perfect if you want a warm comforting scent that's been shown to ease feelings of depression. It's also known as being an aphrodisiac which gives it some extra points in our book!
  4. And who doesn't love citrus?!
  5. Grapefruit not only has a really nice smell but it can also be used against colds and sore throats when mixed with other oils such as clove or eucalyptus. It's also been shown to help with insomnia and anxiety.
  6. Lemon Verbena - Soothing and refreshing, this clean lemon scent invokes memories of old-world Europe. The perfect balance between freshness and floral sweetness with hints of green tea. This fragrance oil drifts in like an afternoon breeze blowing across sun-drenched fields, just before rain washes away the heat for another day; Fresh lemons mixed with linden blossoms on a bed of rich soil moistened by morning dew beneath tall trees shaded from hot midday summer suns; A cool evening walk down country lanes lined on both sides by towering rows of fragrant peppermint plants. You may want to check out this article and see How To Make Lemon Scented Candles?
  7. Lilacs - An elegant, popular fragrance. Sweet, yet delicate with a hint of greenness and powdery notes in the background. Lilac is an overwhelming favorite among women everywhere! A clean floral bouquet that smells like springtime!
  8. Fresh Cut Grass is an invigorating and revitalizing scent with hints of lemon, lime, and green notes. It reminds us of the outdoors when everything feels new again!.
  9. The most popular scent is honeysuckle. This sweet, floral aroma fills a room with its delicate fragrance and has been linked to feelings of love and happiness. It's no wonder this candle is nearly always in stock!
  10. Cedarwood & Juniper Wood has hints of berries, citrus, pine, and woody notes that give it an earthy yet uplifting freshness. When we put these two scents together they were the perfect blend- masculine enough for him but feminine enough for her too!

Some Facts About Scented Candles

Here are some tips for creating different scents in your home:

Here are some popular candle scent combinations you may want to try when creating your own blends:

Scent memories are powerful things!

Moreover, we made a list of the Best Most Expensive Candles – Popular Scents Reviewed 2024. Check out this article!

Smell is one of the human senses which can flow through the whole body. I am the Founder of NeoCandle.com where we talk all about scented candles. Known as Candace the Candle Girl, I know pretty much all there is to know about scented candles. I make and sell them on Etsy and Ebay - so be sure to ask if you have any burning questions :) (pun intended ;) )

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