7 Candles That Smell Expensive, But Cost Close to Nothing

Elizabeth Denton
7 Candles That Smell Expensive, But Cost Close to Nothing
Photo: Image: Retailers; Design: Cierra Miller.

If you’re home a little more than usual right now, you might want to give your space a little love. If you’re anything like us, you’ve neglected your home during your busiest times. Well, not anymore. With the best cheap candles, you can give your space a serious upgrade for less than $20. Whether you live in a tiny studio apartment, a farmhouse or a suburban dweller, a candle or two in your home provide a tiny bit of luxury at a time we need self-care the most.

There’s a candle for every mood and home decor, including pretty florals, fresh linens and handmade earthy scents. Some of these are smaller sizes but they’re a great way to see if you love a scent before you invest in a full-size candle. Of course, you can pick up a big, affordable candle, too, that’ll last you months of fragrance. These containers are also really pretty, so we recommend cleaning out the excess wax when you’re finished and reusing the container for makeup brushes, lipstick, hair ties or really anything.

Get started on nesting with these expensive-smelling candles, below.



amazon candle

Image: Amazon.

Lulu Candles Fresh Linen Luxury Scented Soy Jar Candle

This eco-friendly soy wax candle makes your home smell like laundry.

anthropologie home candle

Image: Anthropologie.

Anthropologie Home Woodland Iris Candle

With a dewy moss and citrus scent, this frosted glass candle feels way more expensive than its price.

target glass candle

Image: Target.

Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Glass Candle in Cedar Magnolia

This chic soy candle contains floral magnolia and woodsy cedar notes.

bbw honeysuckle bouquet

Image: Bath & Body Works.

Bath & Body Works Honeysuckle Bouquet Single Wick Candle

This creamy candle smells like spring with floral essential oils.

pf candle sandalwood rose

Image: PF Candle.

P.F. Candle Co. Travel Jar Candle in Sandalwood Rose

This soy candle features violet leaf and marine layered over warm notes of patchouli and iris.

target vanilla birch

Image: Target.

The Collection By Chesapeake Bay Candle Lidded Black Jar Candle in Vanilla Birch

Soothing vanilla fragrance is perfect for the bath.

amazon john scented candles

Image: Amazon.

CoCo Benjamin Hand Poured Soy Candle in Basil, Lime & Mandarin

This vegan soy candle has garden vibes with basil, lime and mandarin orange.

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