Five Festive Flames


The perfect Christmas candle is out there for us all to help us get in the festive spirit. Put on “The Holiday” for the 500th time, treat yourself to a hot chocolate and open the Quality Street tin and get yourself in the mood with a festive fragrance.


Here’s our top picks this year…


Fresh Balsam from Bath and Body Works



Nothing says Christmas like a Bath and Body Works Candle. This year, the candle favourite retailer releases “Balsam” in a number of blends including Balsam Intense and the classic Fresh Balsam which contain Woodland Balsam, Crisp Eucalyptus, Fir Branches, Cedarwood with Essential Oils. Better still you can complement it with the hand wash, plug in and hand sanitizer too.


https://www.bathandbodyworks.ae / Currently on sale for 39 dhs



Jo Malone Orange Bitters Home Candle



As ever, Jo Malone releases festive limited edition scents and Orange Bitters gets out vote this season. A blend of sweet and bitter orange with the warmth of sandalwood make it the perfect gift or treat for yourself.


www.jomalone-me.com / AED 320



Diptyque Biscuit Candle



Another candle favourite brand Diptyque wows with their “Biscuit” candle this season designef to waft the scent of home baking through your home. Lightly spiced, it’s the perfect way to celebrate the festivities.


www.net-a-porter.com/ AED 225


This Works Black Spice and Cedar



UK brand ‘This Works’ can do little wrong in our eyes and now they launched candles! Their ‘Black Spice and Cedar” candle is an intense and warm mix of clove, cedarwood and orange essential oils perfect for the holidays. The cute packaging makes it a welcome gift too.


https://lala-land.com our Ounass.com / AED 157



M&S Mandarin, Clove & Cinnamon Scented Candle



Another household UK name M&S launch a number of festive scents this year at great prices and Mandarin, Clove and Cinnamon gets our vote. Sometimes only a classic festive smell will do!


M&S Stores/ AED 50 (various sizes available)