If you are looking for a Christmas gift for someone this year then a good candle is almost always a safe bet. They are versatile enough that you can pick a scent that your intended recipient will love, whilst also being an easy ‘go-to’ gift idea to pick up at the last minute. You can find various options to suit just about any budget and during winter, they are guaranteed to be a welcome present. Here are a few ideas to help you choose!
Noble Isle Rhubarb Candle – £39.00 – Rhubarb Rhubarb! – an unmistakable bittersweet fragrance, that even in the depths of winter is reminiscent of the dewy wake-up of a Yorkshire spring. Expertly blended with notes of juniper berry, muddled rosemary, moss and cedarwood, this fragrance features the finest rhubarb extract, sourced from award winning E. Oldroyd & Sons sixth-generation rhubarb farm in the Yorkshire Triangle. NEW Candle & Snuffer £39, Reed Diffuser £39, Hand Wash £18, Hand Lotion £20, Bath & Shower Gel £20. Available from Liberty, Fortnum & Mason and Harvey Nichols. Also available online www.nobleisle.com
Lalique Voyage de Parfumeur La Neige € 69.00 www.lalique.com – A candle inspire by Adelie Land’s adverse climate and snow-covered, vast desert lands. The candle’s white glass echoes the immaculate white desert. The scent is a symphony of white musks while raspberry, rose and patchouli give the note soft and chypréed feminine accents. A small tribute to the caring Adèle, the wife of Terre Adélie’s discoverer.
The Body Shop Frosted Plum Candle – £10 www.thebodyshop.co.uk – Illuminate and scent your home with a Frosted Plum Scented Candle. This seasonal indulgence has a refined fruity-floral fragrance. This is a fantastic budget friendly option. Paraffin-free with a sophisticated fruity-floral scent with notes of ripe plum, peony and magnolia.
Noël Three Wick Poured Candle – £38.00 www.crabtree-evelyn.co.uk – Create a warm and welcoming ambience with this luxurious three wick candle in our signature Noël home fragrance. A perennial favourite, Noël blends inviting notes of festive fruits, zesty citrus and mulling spices with the fresh, green scent of Fraser fir and spruce. Find more festive products here: www.crabtree-evelyn.co.uk/christmas .
ESPA Winter Spice Candle £45 – Curl up and unwind with the celebrated Winter Spice Candle, featuring the evocative fragrances of Sweet Orange, Clove, Cinnamon and Ginger. As with all ESPA products, this candle is luxurious and relaxing. A wonderful gift idea this Christmas. Available from www.espaskincare.com/winter-spice-15
Jo Malone Roasted Chestnut Deluxe Candle £120 www.jomalone.co.uk – Chestnuts roasting on a crackling fire. This gorgeous limited edition candle is seasoned with nutmeg, cinnamon and clove and sweetened with soft caramel. Delectably rich. Invitingly smoky. The perfect luxurious gift for someone truly special this Christmas!
Mrs Todd – Figs in the Forest £25 www.mrstoddcandles.com – This candle is a blend of green figs and lilies. To achieve a bit of warmth and to tone down the fruit and floral sweetness, a blend of black currants, cedar, amber and musk has been added. This candle comes gloriously packaged and is sure to impress if given as a gift this Christmas! The scent is unlike anything else on the market right now and we love how unique and stylish this brand is. One to watch!
Yankee Candle Christmas Eve and Winter Glow Yankee Candles – Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without a selection of winter themed Yankee Candles dotted around the house. Not only do they smell amazing, but they look great on display too. The flickering light of a candle on cold winter evenings is wonderfully cosy!
Our favourites this year are the newly released Winter Glow candle and the festive classic ‘ Christmas Eve’ candle.
Both would make excellent Christmas gift ideas this year as they appeal to a wide range of different people of all ages.
The Yankee Candle Christmas Eve Candle is currently priced at £21.96 from www.Amazon.co.uk.
Prices are correct at the time of going to print and apply to purchases from Amazon.co.uk.