There’s something magical about the air come spring. Perhaps it’s the flowers blooming everywhere you look, seasonal fruit entering its prime, or crisp sun-showers dampening days (in the best way) that make the time-honored tradition of taking in the activities and aromas of the season so enjoyable. However, given how short the season can be for some, these scent-sual moments can be fleeting. So in an effort to embrace spring well past June, why not pick up one the best spring scented candles?
Best Scented Candles for Spring
From classic florals to bright, citrusy scents, bringing a little of spring indoors (and keeping it there all year round) is a lot easier than you might think. Keep scrolling for FIRST’S picks for the 14 best scented candles that freshen your home this spring.
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Best Scented Candles Spring Jo Malone Floral Blush Peony Rose
1. Best Floral Candle for Spring
When you think of the perfect floral springtime candle, you're likely imagining Jo Malone's Peony & Blush Suede Scented Candle whether you know it or not. Upon lighting this candle, your home will be filled with the sweet scent of seasonal peonies, soft blush suede, and rich red apples. And while the price tag may seem a bit steep, this candle burns slow and bright making it well worth the luxury price.
Where to buy: $67, Nordstrom
Best Scented Candles Spring Diptyque
2. Best Diptyque Candle for Spring
While you can't drink this cocktail, Diptyque's Mimosa is just as intoxicating — albeit in candle form. Designed to evoke visions of the crisp air of the French Riviera and its hills littered with the tiny, fragrant flowers, this candle is perfect for anyone who likes delicate, floral scents with just a touch of honey sweetness thrown into the mix. With a 60-hour clean burn time and incredibly chic (not to mention reusable) packaging, you'll find yourself enamored with it long into summer.
Where to buy: $36-$65, Nordstrom
Best Scented Candles Spring Bath And Body Works Lilac
3. Best Lilac-Scented Candle
One scent that is so deeply rooted in spring is the smell of fresh lilacs. Blooming just once a year in mid-spring, these flowers may be short-lived but that's nothing the Fresh Cut Lilacs candle from Bath & Body Works can't fix. Delivering up to 45 hours of burn time, this scent is the perfect blend of fragrant lilacs, morning dew, and soft spring air.
Where to buy: $24.19, Amazon
Best Scented Candles Spring Nest Bamboo
4. Best Spa-Like Candle
This one may just be our favorite of the whole list. Nest candles are well-known for being incredibly potent and long lasting, but what good is a long-lasting candle without a great scent? Luckily, that's not a problem with the Nest Fragrances Classic Bamboo Candle. The notes in this candle are outstanding, with flowering bamboo leading the charge, followed by white florals, sparkling citrus, and fresh green accords. What you're left with is a unique scent that smells like something right out of a spa — fresh, earthy, and completely relaxing.
Where to buy: $42, Amazon
Best Scented Candles Spring Voluspa Lavender Candle
5. Best Lavender-Scented Candle
What is spring without a little lavender? One of the most popular candles around, everyone should own Voluspa's French Cade & Lavender candle at least once in their lives. Boasting an incredible 80-hour burning time, this three-wick wonder comes in a beautifully decorated ornate metallic tin and emits a blend of French cade wood, verbena, and Bulgarian lavender for a scent that can only be described as luxurious.
Where to buy: $26, Amazon
Best Scented Candles Spring Rain
6. Best Candle That Smells Like Rain Showers
People have been trying to bottle the scent of a fresh rain shower for decades now but it seems that they've finally hit the nail on the head with Capri Blue's Rain candle. A blend of musk, honeysuckle, and fresh gardenia combine to form a long-lasting scent that'll transport you to the time of those brilliant April showers we all know and love, no matter the time of year.
Where to buy: $22-$30, Sephora
Best Scented Candles Spring Fresh Linen Cotton
7. Best Linen-Scented Candle
For a candle that perfectly encapsulates the fresh scent of linen pinned to a clothesline billowing in the wind, pick up Lulu Candle's Fresh Linen Luxury Scented Soy Candle. Hand-poured and handcrafted right here in the US, this vegan, paraben-, and cruelty-free candle is made with eco-friendly soy wax. This candle boasts an incredibly long-lasting fragrance and burning time, plus an expertly crafted essential oil blend. What's not to love?
Where to buy: $13.95, Amazon
Best Scented Candles Spring Fresh Sugar Lemon
8. Best Lemon-Scented Candle
When we think of spring, one fruit immediately comes to mind — lemons. But it's not just tart desserts and warm-weather drink where this superstar ingredient shines. Bask in the beauty of lemon with fresh's Sugar Lemon candle for a scent that's vaguely reminiscent of the lemon bars of your youth. This delicate scent is the next best thing to having your very own lemon tree.
Where to buy: $60, Sephora
Best Scented Candles Spring Replica Beach Walk
9. Best Candle That Smells Like the Beach
While most of the country is still a couple weeks shy of prime beach/vacation weather, you can bring the shore to you whenever you'd like with Replica's Beach Walk candle. From the same makers of the captivating fragrance, this candle will bring you right to the water's edge. Bergamot, coconut milk, lemon, pink pepper, and musk combine to form a scent that can only be described as a mix between sun, sand, and sunscreen.
Where to buy: $62, Sephora
Best Scented Candles Spring Pf Candle Co
10. Best Citrus Candle for Spring
Are you someone who tends to gravitate towards a more citrusy scent when it comes to candles? P.F. Candle Co's Sweet Grapefruit Soy Candle is one of its most popular scents and for good reason. With sweet notes of peach interwoven with tangy mangosteen, this candle is a citrusy dream. Plus, it will act as a chic piece of home decor when you're done with it thanks to its stunning amber apothecary-style jar.
Where to buy: $23, Amazon
Best Scented Candles Spring Fresh Cut Grass
11. Best Candle That Smells Like Fresh-Cut Grass
Aunt Sadie's Fresh Cut Grass candle lets you enjoy the aromas of a newly mowed lawn without the allergy attack. You can finally have the best of both worlds! Hand poured and made in the US with premium paraffin wax, this candle smells so realistic that you might just hear the hum of the lawn mower in the distance if you close your eyes.
Where to buy: $22.99, Wayfair