10 Best Scented Holiday Candles to Buy Immediately

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Best Scented Holiday Candles

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is not singing loud for all to hear. Sorry, Buddy the Elf.

The quickest way to embrace the holiday spirit is by lighting a candle to fill your home with scents of refreshing peppermint and crisp pine trees.

If you're looking for the best holiday-scented candles, you've found 'em! Scroll below to find the best one for your house:


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Yankee Candle North Pole Candle

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You may not be able to visit the North Pole, but you can bring the scents of Santa's home straight to your residence. While scents of icy cool mint and sugary rich vanilla cream float through the air, you'll practically feel like you're at the North Pole.

Nest Holiday Classic Candle

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You'll find the perfect dose of holiday cheer in this candle that features a combination of pomegranate, mandarin orange, pine, cloves, cinnamon, and a hint of vanilla. It even has a 60-hour burn time, so it'll last all season.

Capri Blue Spiced Cider Candle

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There's nothing like a cup of spiced cider to make you feel all warm, cozy, and cheery. When you don't feel like brewing yourself some, light this nutmeg, clove, and cinnamon-scented candle.

Yankee Candle Christmas Cookie Candle

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Christmas cookies are about as festive as it gets, but making them all the time is a bit time consuming. Now, your home can smell like the sugary treat all season long by simply lighting this candle.

Ralph Lauren Holiday Candle

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Nothing will make you feel fancier this holiday season than lighting this candle from Ralph Lauren. Featuring a festive blend of red currant, evergreen, and juniper, it's the scent of the season... literally.

Capri Blue Stacking Tree Candle

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We've never seen a cuter candle in our lives, and it's a little too perfect for the holiday season. If you have a fake tree, light this fir and firewood-scented candle to fool everyone, even yourself.

Yankee Candle Frosty Gingerbread Candle

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We're big fans of the aroma that floats through the air after some fresh gingerbread is frosted, so you better believe we own this candle. We can't wait to light it every single year, especially because we can't always make gingerbread.

Voluspa Crushed Candy Cane Candle

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You didn't think you'd make it through this list without seeing a candy cane-scented candle, did you? This one from Voluspa smells exactly like the classic treat—minty and sugary.

Capri Blue Hot Cocoa Candle Gift Set

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While hot cocoa can be enjoyed year around, it's the most comforting during the holiday season. Not only does this gift set come with a candle that smells exactly like the drink, you also get some hot cocoa mix along with it. It's a win-win situation.

Yankee Candle Christmas Eve Candle

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The best one to end this roundup on, Yankee Candle's Christmas Eve-scented candle will have you dreaming of Christmas morning every time you light it. Scented with warm hearth, sugared plums, and candied fruits, you're sure to feel the magic of the holiday season thanks to this candle.

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