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Best Candles to Gift for Mother’s Day

We don’t think you can go wrong when gifting a luxuriously scented candle for Mother’s Day and to help we have listed our favourite that we’ve tried and tested this year.

Candles are one of the most commonly gifted presents on Mother’s Day and there are so many different styles, colours and scents that it can be a minefield knowing where to start looking for the perfect one.

So to help we have tried and tested so many this year so we can share with you a small selected range that we think are some of the best gift options to spoil the mother figure in your life with this Mother’s Day.



Best 11 Candles to Gift for Mother’s Day


Copenhagen Company Peace Candle

Peace Copenhagen Company Candle

£16 at The Copenhagen Company


When unboxing this aromatherapy candle we were taken by the stunning holder that has a soft gradient blue outside and shinny silver inner, which for sure looks the piece in your home.

The Copenhagen Company Candle Peace

The scent instantly catches your attention too, with a unique juiciness of green apple smell that’s partnered with delicate florals it brings with it a relaxing vibe.

The Copenhagen Candle Company up close

Using a natural wax blend and cotton wicks, this candle has a burn time of around 40 to 45 hours. Harmonising jasmine and muguet together with sandalwood it promises to promote stillness from within you.


Unwind Coconut and Water Flower Therapy Candle

Aromatherapy Co Coconut Candle Glass

£24.49 at Amazon


This Candle is one from The Aromatherapy Co Therapy Range and is presented in a stunning glass holder with lid that we think gives it a classy look and feel.

Aromatheraphy Glass Coconut Flower Water Candle

Aromatherapy Cocnut Candle

This slow-burning soy wax candle is made with essential oils to have a lovely coconut and water flower fragrance to it, perfect for helping you unwind. The smell is divine and the size of the candle was much larger than we thought it was going to be.


Echor End of Day Candle

Echor End of Day Candle

£24.99 at Echor


This End of Day Candle is an amazing pre-sleep aromatherapy aid. Using the signature Echor essential oil blend encased in soy wax this is truly a therapeutic 100% pure, natural and vegan friendly candle, which looks elegant in this spa like reusable jar.

The ylang ylang, lavender, geranium and sweet orange essential oils that have been added to this candle not only smell amazing, but they have been known to lower your stress, anxiety and blood pressure levels all helping you get to sleep, whilst geranium has been found to have natural anti-inflammatory properties, opening your airways this may help reduce snoring caused by sinusitis.

Echor Candle

This vegan soy wax is slow burning making this candle last around 60 hours and its all natural so does not release any toxins or anything bad into the air. We found this candle a fab pre sleep aid, it really does calm your mind and support the end of day wind down to help you get a more restful sleep as you wake up feeling a little bit more refreshed than usual in the morning, we think this would make both an elegant and practical gifting option.


After the Rain Scented Candle

Arran sense of scotland after the rain candle in tin

From £9 at Arran Sense of Scotland


We have been fans of Arran Sense of Scotland for a while now, its purpose is to connect the world with nature. Designed to uplift your mood with fragrance, this After the Rain scent is an irresistibly floral fragrance mixed with the aroma of Arran’s precious woods. Inspired by the fresh scent of a Spring Arran garden following a rainstorm, this tinned candle comes in two different sizes with burn times of either 12 or 35 hours.

Arran sense of scotland after the rain candle

We totally get how slowing down and connecting with nature can improve both your physical and emotional wellbeing. So, if you’re looking to gift your mum a touch of luxury and relaxation then you’re not going to go far wrong with one of the candles from the Arran Collections.


Botanic Garden Soy Candle

Arran sense of scotland after the rain candle

From £7.90 at Vegan Bunny


We love vegan bunny candles, they make some magical candles, some of which even change colour as they burn. But they also make amazing smelling candles that offer other benefits too, such as this fresh Botanic Garden soy candle. This hand-poured candle blended with pure essential oils, including chamomile, rose geranium, lavender, basil, ylang and sweet orange, give a refreshing flowery scent that transports your mind to walking through a meadows whilst in full bloom.

Vegan Bunny Botanic Garden Candle Open

For us the most magical part of this Vegan Bunny Candle is in its credentials. With between a 25 and 50 hour burn time, these plastic free candle are made from 100% natural ingredients, are vegan friendly and cruelty free, comes delivered to your door in reduced product packaging and made only with eco-friendly supplies that are safe for you and the planet.


NEOM Happiness Scented Candle

Neom happiness scented cndle

£19 at NEOM organics


NEOM organics are experts in producing fragrances that are 100% natural with true wellbeing benefits, specific to helping you sleep better, lowering your stress less, boosting your energy levels or lifting your mood.

With this one wick candle Mum’s can create their own version of Happiness. Hand poured using a complex blend of seven essential oils including white neroli, woody mimosa and zingy lemon, its ideal for helping you feel more positive, by giving you a bit of a lift.

NEOM Happiness up close

Available in large three wick, medium one wick and small one wick sizes, there’s a candle option to meet all budgets. This small travel size candle has a 20 hour burn time and lovely smell that impressively fills the room.


Aery Northern Lights Scented Candle

Aery Northern lights Candle in box

£22 at Moonpig


Inspired by frozen Fjords and frosted Nordic landscapes, this northern lights scented candle fills the room with a fresh and uplifting vibe, by opening up the airways with strong fruit smells of orange and raspberries paired with a pine woodland scent.

Aery Northern lights Candle out of box

Aery Northern lights Candle up close

All Aery candles are UK made with 100% plant based wax and are vegan and cruelty free. This elegant looking candle is neutral enough that it will fit well with all decors and has a burn time of 45 hours.


Blomus Soft Linen Scented Candle

Soft Linen Candle in Box

£23.94 at Amazon


This addictively good smelling natural soy wax candle is free from toxins and environmentally friendly and has a subtle soft linen fragrance that’s presented in a heavy dark grey trendy concrete reusable holder. Its a real eye catcher that we think could be a feature for any room.

Soft Linen Candle

Blomums Candle up close

This scented candle is low-soot and has an impressive long burning time of 55 hours, it comes in a high quality gift box, which adds to the gifting experience and helps make it a fab gift for this years Mother’s Day.


Urban Apothecary London Blue Sage Scented Candle

Urban Apothecary Candle Blue Sage

£24 at Look Fantastic


Think walking past the kitchen potted herbs on the windowsill and this is the kind of scent that oozes through the room with this blue sage candle from urban apothecary, as its made with blends of blue sage leave, minty eucalyptus, fruity mandarin and cedarwood.

urban candle blue sage

Presented in this funky kilner jar, this candle spills a fresh energy into your home. Hand poured by artisans in their Leicestershire candle factory it’s made with natural vegan wax that has a fab 50 hour burn time.


Snugscent Relaxing Scented Candle

Snugscent relaxing candle closed

£16.99 at Snugscent


This special jarred aromatherapy candle is handcrafted in small batches in Kent and is a fantastic way to gift your loved one a little peace of calm. Made from pure soy wax, natural aroma oils and natural cotton wick, this candle has a 40 hour burn time.

Snugscent relaxing candle

Snugscent relaxing candle up close


Aptly named relaxing this understated elegant candle has a soft lavender and eucalyptus smell that also fills the air with calming rosemary and frankincense sweetness. We don’t think you will be disappointed with this little gem.


This Works Deep Sleep Heavenly Candle

This Works sleep heavenly candle

£26 at This Works

BUY NOWWe think this is a lovely tranquil white hand-blended candle, created with the powerful lavender, camomile and vetivert pure essential oils, this therapeutic fragrance adds an excellent step to winding down before you enjoy a restful sleep.

This Works Sleep Candle

This Works Heavenly Candle

We love how its made from 100% recyclable glass packaging and how whilst not an overwhelmingly strong smell it is ones that is long lasting in your home and has a 40 hour burn time.







All Prices Correct at Publishing February 2023.





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