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  • Writer's pictureLily Smith

Body Positive Candles: 10 Decorative Candles Shaped like Body Parts

As the candle industry grows, lots of candle makers are now creating candles shaped like body parts! The trend began with female busts and has since developed to represent a wider range of body types, including male torsos, curvier females and pregnant figures, along with isolated body parts like legs, hands and lips. Below, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite body positive candles shaped like body parts to celebrate bodies in all shapes and sizes…

Safety note: Lots of these body-positive candles are intended to be used for decorative purposes. If you would also like to burn them, be sure to place the candle on a non-flammable tray to collect any dripping wax and monitor it as it burns.

1. Legs eleven – decorative candles shaped like legs


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Les Jambes by Caia Candles

Check out these elegant candles shaped like legs from Caia Candles (£150). Aptly named Les Jambes (French for the legs), the decorative candles are made using 100 per cent eco-friendly, biodegradable and vegan soy wax. This body-positive candle shape is inspired by Greco-Roman sculptures and is the first of its kind on the market!

2. Pucker up – decorative candles shaped like lips


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David's Lips Candle by Interlude Candles

The David's Lips Candle from Interlude Candles (from £10.50) are the perfect gift for the one you love. Interlude Candles hand-sculpts the decorative candles using natural soy wax. We love the large three-wick decorative candles - they're the perfect statement piece!


3. Summer ready – candles shaped like buff male torsos


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Male Torso Candle from HS Soy Candle Company

HS Soy Candle Company's male torso decorative candles (£13) are created using pure natural soy wax and a crackling wooden wick. We love this decorative candle's design, which celebrates the male body. Plus, it's available in a range of colours.

4. All bodies are beautiful – body positive candles in a range of shapes and sizes


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Body Positive Candles from Candles By Jas

Candles By Jas creates a variety of body-positive candles (from £14) in 10 different shapes and sizes (including pregnant and plus-size women), to show all bodies are beautiful. Along with the range of shapes and sizes, the soy candles are also available in a wide range of colours, including diverse skin tones and bright rainbow shades!

5. Hold a light – decorative candles shaped like hands


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Hand Candle by Karo

We love these decorative candles, which are made to look like a hand is holding a flame! The Mano Hand Candle from Karo (£25) is handmade in small batches, using unscented soy wax. All candles are free from paraffin, parabens and phthalates.

6. Booty-licious – body positive candles shaped like bums


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Bum Candle by Cherry of York Candles

Lots of candle companies are making candles shaped like booties – this is a trend that has definitely taken off! We love the Large Bum Candles from Cherry of York Candle Co (£25). You have the option to truly personalise your candle, with a choice of 29 different scents and 15 different colours! Each decorative body-positive candle is handmade with your choices using natural soy wax.


7. Elegance in a candle – decorative candles shaped like the female décolletage


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Female Décolletage Candle by Sainte Co.

The Celeste Candle (from £40) honours the beauty of the female decolletage. These elegant decorative candles are made using natural vegetable and soy wax and organic cotton wicks. You can also choose a gold or rouge finish for your candle, for an extra sparkle!


8. Greek Goddess statues – decorative candles shaped like bodies of the gods


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The Goddess Collection by LoveLulu

The LoveLulu Goddess Collection decorative candles (from £6) are hand poured with 100 per cent natural soy wax and unbleached cotton wicks, making them vegan and eco-friendly. Each body-shaped candle is gently blended with a gorgeous fresh linen scent.


9. Make a statement – extra large candles shaped like bodies


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Large Statement Candles by Caia Candles

Make a statement with these huge decorative candles shaped like body parts. We love the large Le Derriere candle (£240), which measures over 25cm in length and weighs a hefty 4.7kg! The body-positive candle is made using natural unscented soy wax and features three natural wicks for a clean burn. It is also available in a range of different colours.

10. Charitable and sustainable – body positive candles supporting breast cancer research


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'Athena' by Le Chic Candles

The 'Athena' body-positive candle from Le Chic Candles (£11) features a Breast Cancer Awareness ribbon in either pink, gold, silver, or bronze. Plus, 10% of all profits are donated to Breast Cancer Research. Charitable and eco-friendly, Le Chic Candles hand-pours its candles using pure soy wax.


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