Scented Candles for Relaxation and Where to Get Them

By Kyzia Maramara

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We get so preoccupied with work and life that sometimes we neglect to pamper ourselves or even just relax for a while. Your home is a place where you can enter and leave all your workload at the door, why not make it more comfortable and relaxing? Create a perfect atmosphere with these fragrant candles that you can place anywhere in your house.

Bright Ideas Manila

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Bright Ideas Manila has been providing quality scented candles since 1999. Their creative and stylish candles are made from imported high-quality raw materials and premium European fragrances. You can also pair your order of a candle to their line of fragrance oils. Bright Ideas Manila can be found in SM Department Stores nationwide.


Aromabotanical Philippines

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Aromabotanical fragrances are created locally in Sydney, Australia assuring that customers will get products made from the highest quality of natural ingredients. Their unique and luxurious fragrances are calming to the body and the soul, and perfect for any home. They’re famous for their 1, 2, to 6 wick candles, and their diffusers. You can find them in Makati, Alabang, Cubao, Marikina, Ortigas, and Cebu.


Happy Island Candles

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Do you like Pina Coladas and getting caught in the rain? You’re in luck because Happy Island Candles offers a line of different tropical scented soy candles – including pina colada! Other best-seller scents include Pineapple Mango, Lavender, and Melon and Cucumber both available in soy candles and travel tins. If you find that you really want to smell like their candles, they also offer skin care such as lotions with the same scents. You can order their products on their website or on their section at BeautyMNL.


Krispy Kreme Candles

From waiting for promos on Facebook to waiting in line for a long time for said promos, how far can your love for Krispy Kreme take you?  If you’re a true blue fan of the product, here’s good news for you: Krispy Kreme is making doughnut-scented candles! These candles come in (flavors) scents such as Original Glazed, Dulce de Leche, Raspberry Filled, Powdered Blueberry, Maple Iced Glazed, and Pumpkin Spice. So if you’re craving for a doughnut in the middle of the night, light one of these, it’ll help you be sane until stores open!

These candles run out of stock quickly so hurry and get yours at True Value or order at Amazon!

The House of Wicks


Reading can surely improve imagination but smelling what you’re reading as if you’re at that place in the exact moment can do wonders. The House of Wicks offers scented candles based on books and their characters. Percy Jackson fans can rejoice with the store’s collection of scents named after the characters (Annabeth Chase, Leo Valdez, etc.). There are also candles inspired from Sherlock and Harry Potter.


Alice Blue Candle

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Alice Blue Candle recognizes and uses the fact that a scent can trigger a memory. Therefore their line of hand-poured soy candles smells just like that – a memory for every person to light up and remember. Their scents include the classic Vanilla, the soothing Lavender, the mouthwatering Berry Crumble that smells like berry pie, and the refreshing Peppermint among others. They also developed scents for destinations such as Boracay Shores that smell like summer and the sea and Palawan Mystic.

Visit their branches at Rockwell, Glorietta, and Trinoma Mall.


Amber Lights Laguna

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This Laguna-based shop offers handmade candles carefully concocted making them even more special to every customer. They are cozy and bring warmth to the heart just by the look and the smell. They provide a wide range of scented soya candles, reed diffusers, and room sprays perfect for every corner of your house. Pick scents from flowers to the smell of a relaxing spa, and even a Baby Powder scented candle!


The Candleroom

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The Candleroom is a family owned business in the Philippines that started when a young couple discovered their love for candle making. Their business pretty soon branched out from candles to body and essential oils, and fragrance oils. Their fragrant candles that burn up to 40 hours can ease you into a relaxing sleep or fill your senses of the smell of a summer stroll among flowers.


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