From traditional Greek desserts to tea-infused delights, scents that will transport you to south-east Asia and even the heart of the bush – these fragrant Australian candles are just what you need this winter!

Have you ever wanted to find a candle that would be the perfect fit for the season? A scent that will invigorate any home? Something that from the moment it is ignited, it will spark a memory of an aroma that you cherish?

Thankfully, we’ve sourced a list of the best scented candles for the season. So, support local with our guide to the top Australian made scented candles for winter 2023!

<strong>dusk</strong> Bergamot & Black Pepper Black Gold Candle
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dusk Bergamot & Black Pepper Black Gold Candle

Feel as if you’ve been trasnported to south east Asia with the latest addition to dusk’s collection: the Bergamot & Black Pepper Black Gold four-wick candle. Burning up to 55 hours, this fragrant candle features an uplifting blend of wild bergamot and patchouli as part of its top notes. Upon using, you’ll find deeper notes of jasmine, black pepper, amber, musk and a hint of vanilla. Best used on those lazy afternoons as the cold shiver winds in.

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<strong>Little Wonga Collections</strong> Australian Bush
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Little Wonga Collections Australian Bush

From a central-west country town in New South Wales straight to your home, Little Wonga Collections spreads the joy of candle burning with their uniquely curated range of all-natural soy candles. With no paraffins, palm oil or beeswax, Little Wonga Collections specialises in using quality fragrances and essential oils in their fabulous candles. For winter we recommend the limited edition Australian Bush candle which has a burn time of 63 hours and a refreshing blend of sweet florals, fresh green grass, citrus, wood, lemon, pine and eucalyptus. Feel as if you’re wandering through a damp forest bed with this enchanting candle.

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<strong>THEMATIKOS</strong> Yiayia's Baklava
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THEMATIKOS Yiayia's Baklava

If you’re in search of one of the best scented candles to buy for winter in Australia, put THEMATIKOS’ Yiayia’s Baklava at the top of your list. Fragrant and warm, this soy candle’s aromas are so pungent it smells like you’ve lit it when it’s still in its box. Transporting you to a Greek bakery or your grandmothers kitchen, Yiayia’s baklava smells like the real deal with notes of syrup-soaked spices, nuts, filo pastry and welcoming hospitality. “Almost as warm as a hug from Yiayia herself”, this scented candle features overall smells of nutmeg, clove, caramelised sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and honey. A must add to your collection!

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<strong>T2</strong> Jasmine Pear Candle
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T2 Jasmine Pear Candle

We know what you may be thinking: T2 makes candles? If you love the smell of a steaming brew, then you’ll love their collection. More specifically, their Jasmine Pear Candle which will have you feeling as if you’re running through rows of blossoming pear trees. Hand poured in Melbourne, this Australian winter soy candle features notes of orchards, blossoming fruits and soft floral jasmine. Inspired by their Jasmine Pear Loose Leaf Tea, pair the duo as you sink into the couch for an afternoon of ultimate relaxation.

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<strong>Waxhouse Candle Co.</strong> No. 6 Cinnamon Doughnut
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Waxhouse Candle Co. No. 6 Cinnamon Doughnut

How does a Fairy Bread scented candle sound? Or maybe Maple Pancakes? Spicy Cinnamon, Jam Doughnut, Apple Pie, Campfire, Coffee Bean and more? Led by partners in both life and business, Taleigha and Yianni, the duo started Waxhouse Candle Co. in 2021 during COVID-19 lockdowns with the simple goal of creating candles that appeal to our inner child. And they do exactly that. Each of their candles, room sprays and soy melts are irresistible and addictive. But, if we had to choose our favourite for winter, it would be the No. 6 Cinnamon Doughnut. A heavenly aroma of cinnamon, coconut, orange, clove, maple, caramel and more, this candle smells so good you’ll be holding yourself back not to take a bite!

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If you’re in search of something cosy and sweet, sip through these 8 Winter Teas to Warm You Up From T2. Or, stay grounded with these Top 9 Free Meditation Apps.

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