Swimming, backyard BBQs, and golden evenings—we’re wild for summertime’s greatest hits! But the sunniest season isn't all about the outdoors. We also enjoy revamping our summer candle line-up with a new twist. Citrus, tropical, floral, or sea-inspired, we love all the fresh summer scents dropping this year!
So shake up your candle collection with a few new seasonal favorites! We’ve rounded up 9 handmade candles we can’t wait to light on a long, lazy summer evening. Kick back, relax, and find your new favorite scent!
The Summer Candle Edit
Amida Candle Co. (TX)
Maker: Helen Bui
Nope, it’s not an optical illusion—this eye-popping succulent garden is actually a candle! These miniature wax terrariums are available in three styles and four nature-inspired scents like Cactus Flower & Jade. It’s a gorgeous stand-alone conversation piece or an unexpected surprise beside your plant pals!
Satu And Sage (ME)
Soul Full of Sunshine
Maker: Mary Rollins
Turn your space into a luxe island spa! This dreamlike scent immerses your senses into a garden lush with island orchid, plumeria dew, and palm. A Soul Full of Sunshine will transport you right to the shoreline, like a seaside massage while you watch the crystal folds of the waves!
Maker: Brittany Watson
While saving up for that private-island villa, let the exotic and floral blend that shines from this candle be your ticket to summer paradise! Yuzu, mandarin, and ylang ylang play together in this sunny blend. One light, and you’ll feel the sand between your toes and the sun soaking into your cheeks.
Noa Lux (FL)
Maker: Tissanie Sayles
Wave goodbye to the daily humdrum! The Summer Forever collection from Noa Lux makes every day a tropical utopia. In this sunny blend, coconut water, sugar cane, and creamy musk burst alive with bright, glowing scents of a Bali getaway.
Fairwinds Candle Company (WA)
Maker: Tenisha Dotstry
This Navy veteran turned chandler pours her memories of life on the high seas into sun-splashed, ocean-inspired candles. Swim Call is a warm summer day, reminiscent of her time aboard an aircraft carrier watching as the glittering, siren song of the sea beckoned her for a cool dip!
Crystal Tower Candle
Maker: Andrea Halsey
Summertime and the livin’ is easy! With this Crystal Tower Candle, you’ll welcome the relaxed vibes with wide-open arms. It’s inspired by rose quartz—the superstar of self-love in the crystal world. Fill your summer space with love, peace, and inspiration!
Zhi Bath & Body (NC)
Maker: Kimberly Cross
The Jeffrey checks all the summertime boxes— 7 sun-fresh scents all in an airy and stylish vessel. Whether you love the bubbly kiss of Mimosa + Mandarin or a juicy and sweet splash of watermelon, Zhi Bath & Body has a radiant scent you’ll love.
The Calm Joy Candle Co (NJ)
Maker: Simone Maldonado
Fill your space with the fragrance of fresh-picked flowers! When it’s too hot for an actual meadow stroll, this summery candle billows with wildflowers, rosemary, and a gentle citrus glow. Each lighting will feel like a romantic bouquet gifted by your
summer fling honey!
Nyah Beauty (NJ)
Citrus & Sage
Maker: La Shonda Tyree
It’s the season of citrus! Mandarin, tangerine, and ruby red grapefruit dance together like a carefree late summer evening. Sprinkled with a touch of sage, this candle comes together into an earthy yet cheery scent that shines!