30 Black-Owned Candle Brands to Match Every Scent Mood

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Best Pepper Candle

Blk Sunflower Smells Like HER Cashmere + BLK Pepper

Smells Like HER Cashmere + BLK Pepper

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Best Pepper Candle

Blk Sunflower Smells Like HER Cashmere + BLK Pepper

Made from a coconut soy-wax blend, this three-wick candle will leave behind notes of cashmere and pepper to remind you of that special someone after they’re gone.

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Best Beachy Candle

My Secret Scent Empress

Empress

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Best Beachy Candle

My Secret Scent Empress

The luxurious gold case is what immediately attracts you, but the heavenly aroma of a beachside escape is why you’ll want to keep it burning all day.

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Best Candle Gift

Cadence Candle Co. Better Days

Better Days

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Best Candle Gift

Cadence Candle Co. Better Days

Cadence Candle cocktailed warm and spicy wood, patchouli, and cardamom to liven up any dull day. Plus, each of the brand’s candles comes with a playlist that exudes the same vibe and feel of the scent.

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Best Floral Candle

House of 40 Blossom

Blossom

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Best Floral Candle

House of 40 Blossom

Why get a flower when you can have the entire bouquet? This candle settles somewhere between fresh and light, and boldly floral. With hints of peony, magnolia, and freesia, it’s a bundle you won’t stop smelling.

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Best Invigorating Candle

Alexandra Winbush Window Seat Candle

Window Seat Candle

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Best Invigorating Candle

Alexandra Winbush Window Seat Candle

Add this aromatic candle to your space for a hint of pomegranate and ginger that’ll revive your senses and set the mood. Plus, with a 70-hour burn time, it’ll last you many months to come.

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Best Rose-Scented Candle

Joe + Monroe Dark Roses

Dark Roses

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Best Rose-Scented Candle

Joe + Monroe Dark Roses

Indulge your senses with this candle, which has notes of vanilla, plum, and black roses for a sultry and romantic appeal. It also makes a great birthday gift for someone special.

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Best Tropical Candle

Forvr Mood Left On Read

Left On Read

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Best Tropical Candle

Forvr Mood Left On Read

This candle transports your senses to a tropical island with notes of coconut milk, hibiscus, and palm leaves. Light it after a long day for a vacation-like experience from the comfort of your own home.

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Best Bergamot Candle

Laguna Candles Golden Teakwood Classic Candle

Golden Teakwood Classic Candle

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Best Bergamot Candle

Laguna Candles Golden Teakwood Classic Candle

Invigorate your senses with this classic candle from Laguna Candles, which has notes of lemon, white musk, bergamot, and cashmere—perfect for a self-care day.

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Best Custom Candle

Lonez Scents Oat Milk & Honey Candle

Oat Milk & Honey Candle

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Best Custom Candle

Lonez Scents Oat Milk & Honey Candle

Make a statement with a Conversation Candle. Customers can choose from phrases like ‘Made by Black Creatives,’ and ‘Black and Transparent,’ paired with their scent of choice.

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Best Nostalgic Candle

Harlem Candle Company Josephine Luxury Candle

Josephine Luxury Candle

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Best Nostalgic Candle

Harlem Candle Company Josephine Luxury Candle

Take a moment to sit back and enjoy this candle inspired by the Harlem Renaissance. You’ll notice a luscious blend of jasmine, warm amber, rose, and sandalwood, suitable for early mornings and late nights.

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Best Decor Candle

CTOAN Angel Plus Size Candle

Angel Plus Size Candle

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Best Decor Candle

CTOAN Angel Plus Size Candle

Treat your senses to this sensual plus-size candle from CTOAN that resembles a human body and not only lets off a light scent, but also serves as a home decor piece.

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Best Calming Candle

TerraMaterStudio Smells Like It’s Time For A Change

Smells Like It's Time For A Change

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Best Calming Candle

TerraMaterStudio Smells Like It’s Time For A Change

Add this homemade candle to your collection. Its fresh scent of white tea and citrus will leave you feeling calm and relaxed in minutes.

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Longest Lasting Candle

Valerie Wray Be You. The World Will Adjust

Be You. The World Will Adjust

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Longest Lasting Candle

Valerie Wray Be You. The World Will Adjust

Leave this candle on your nightstand or coffee table for a gentle reminder that you should always be yourself no matter how the world responds. The lavender and sage candle can help you drift off into a peaceful sleep or wind down before bedtime with its 70-hour burn time.

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Best Candle for Motivation

Good Day Scents Good Friday Candle

Good Friday Candle

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Best Candle for Motivation

Good Day Scents Good Friday Candle

Inject some positivity into your home with Good Day Scents. Each candle aims to capture “unforgettable memories and experiences,” using premium soy wax and essential oils.

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Best Relaxing Candle

ESFLAMESI Wine Scented Candles Lavender + Eucalyptus

Wine Scented Candles Lavender + Eucalyptus

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Best Relaxing Candle

ESFLAMESI Wine Scented Candles Lavender + Eucalyptus

‘Wine’ down after a long day with this Black-owned candle brand, which offers divine candles made from calming essential oils such as chamomile and lavender.

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Best Fresh Candle

Loam Full Bloom

Full Bloom

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Best Fresh Candle

Loam Full Bloom

Opt for this candle, which gives off spring vibes with notes of lily, wood, dewy leaves, and ylang ylang. It’s ideal for those warm, sunny days.

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Best Woodsy Candle

Deandra Craigman Studios Palo Santo & Sage Signature Candle & Playlist

Palo Santo & Sage Signature Candle & Playlist

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Best Woodsy Candle

Deandra Craigman Studios Palo Santo & Sage Signature Candle & Playlist

Hand poured in New York City, this candle boasts a captivating blend with hints of cedarwood, clove, and ginger that’ll bring feelings of calm and peace to your space.

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Best Citrus Candle

Spoken Flames Fearless Candle

Fearless Candle

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Best Citrus Candle

Spoken Flames Fearless Candle

Be fearless with this candle that has vibrant notes of orange, spicy clove, and cedarwood for a refreshing and invigorating effect each inhale.

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Best 3-Wick Candle

Pretty Honest Honeysuckle Jasmine 3-Wick Soy Candle

Honeysuckle Jasmine 3-Wick Soy Candle

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Best 3-Wick Candle

Pretty Honest Honeysuckle Jasmine 3-Wick Soy Candle

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Add this scented candle to your cart. It arrives in a black vessel and boasts notes of jasmine, honeysuckle, neroli, ozone, and soft musk.

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Best Luxury Candles

Perry Boyce Concrete + Jungle Candle

Concrete + Jungle Candle

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Best Luxury Candles

Perry Boyce Concrete + Jungle Candle

Made in New York, Perry Boyce offers luxury candles that engage the senses, like this one infused with essential oils such as orange peel, lemon peel, and petitgrain leaf.

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