Candles are amazing for capturing a particular vibe within your home, whether that be the calmness of winter, your favourite childhood memories, or an island getaway.
Fresh scents reminiscent of the sea breeze, cocktail classics, wildflowers, fresh sheets on the line and juicy fruit combos - sounds lush, doesn't it? As we head towards the new season, it's time to switch it up; winter candles are out, and summer candles are in.
We've rounded up some of our favourite summer candles from brands like Woodwick, Yankee Candle, Habitat, Fuzzy Duck and more, to help you find your next purchase.
All that’s left to do now is to click that shop button.
Check out: our favourite summer candles to bring you that holiday vibe
The best summer candles
1. Yankee Candle Large Jar Scented Candle, Passion Fruit Martini
No need to pack a bag when you have a candle with this many holiday vibes. Passion fruit martinis by the pool sounds dreamy to us.
2. Habitat Wb Spirit Medium Boxed Candle
Mandarin and lemongrass meet for a calming scent to help you unwind after a long day. Plus, this candle looks wonderfully chic on the mantelpiece.
3. The White Company Sea Salt Signature Candle
This dreamy candle is like being right by the seaside. Put on a 'gentle waves' playlist and get ready to feel like you're on vacay.
4. Aldi Peony Blush Candle
Aldi's collection of candles and diffusers is ridiculously affordable and totally gorgeous. Celebrate the floral scents of summer with this stunning peony-scented candle.
5. Yankee Candle Small Jar Candle, Summer Scoop
It isn't summer without ice cream, right? This guilt-free treat will leave your home smelling super sweet.
6. Yankee Candle Large Jar Scented Candle, Midsummeru2019s Night
Warmer nights mean one thing: going to bed later. It's the perfect excuse for a glass of wine while chilling with this candle on the garden table.
7. Shearer Candles Tropical Watermelon Small Scented Silver Tin
One for the budget-conscious, this affordable candle will have you reminiscing about lush watermelon slices.
8. Woodwick Ellipse Trilogy Scented Candle with Crackling Wick | Fruits of Summer
Pineapple, lemon and coconut are the fruits of summer, and this lush aroma will dance around your living room for up to 50 hours.
9. Habitat Angel White Wisteria Ceramic Candle
Be transported to the iconic French chateau of Angel Strawbridge in the middle of summer with this stunning wisteria-scented candle.
What to read next:
Before your new summer candle arrives, there are a few tips you can follow to make sure that you use your purchase safely as well as some facts that you might not have known about burning candles.
Are candle fumes dangerous?
According to Metro, "A study at South Carolina State University found that paraffin wax candles give off harmful fumes linked to lung cancer and asthma, although researchers say it would take years of regular use for it to be a significant health risk."
Will candle wax wash out of clothes or carpet?
If you get a little bit of candle wax on any fabric, you will be able to remove this by rubbing vegetable oil on it. We couldn't believe it either...
What candles keep bugs away?
Did you know:
• A candle shouldn't produce smoke when it's burning.
• You shouldn't actually blow a candle out.
• A candle maker is also known as a chandler - who knew?