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  • Writer's pictureLily Smith

8 uplifting candles to brighten up your January

With winter in full swing and the sore absence of Christmas lights, January can feel rather dark and gloomy. Brighten up your home this month with these uplifting candles, perfect for getting you pumped for the year ahead...

The Uplifting Organic Aromatherapy Candle from Neal's Yard Remedies features an energising scent of grapefruit and petitgrain, to lift your spirits this January.

Each candle is hand-poured using an organic beeswax and plant-oil blend, meaning there are no harsh chemicals or synthetic fragrances.

Boost your wellbeing this January with the Happiness Scented Candle from Neom Organics. Powered by zesty and uplifting scents including white neroli, woody and powdery mimosa and zingy lemon, this candle is designed to make you feel happy, positive and energised.

The 100 per cent natural candles feature a heavenly blend of pure essential oils and natural wax, to fill your home with clean and non-toxic scent.

Made using pure soy wax and undiluted essential oils, the Happiness Candle from The Calm Society is designed to cleanse your chakras, create a tranquil environment and improve your mood.

The candle scent features lemon and mandarin help to promote wellbeing of the mind, along with a rich base of cinnamon, juniper berry and peppermint to bring renewed optimism as the year gets underway.

Taking its name from the Japanese word for hot spring, the Onsen Candle features an uplifting medley of peppermint, eucalyptus and neroli that emulates the very same sense of serenity that makes the onsen a cultural tradition.

The candles are made from an eco-soy blend of high-quality, raw materials from ethical suppliers. Co-founder Niko Dafkos assures that their work does not contribute to deforestation and respects the rights of workers and indigenous people.

The Uplifting Candle from Green Tulip is hand-made in Wiltshire using clean-burning and sustainable plant wax, along with a cotton wick and pure essential oils.

The wax is scented with an uplifting blend of neroli, mandarin, lavender and rosemary essential oils. The blend is then hand poured into a recycled glass pot, which is presented in a natural kraft card box. Good for you, and the planet!

Struggling to find motivation in January? Light the Energising Aromatic Candle from ESPA to recharge your batteries. This hand-poured natural soy wax candle is infused with a unique blend that harnesses the potency of aromatherapy oils to fight fatigue.

We love the revitalising combination of stimulating Peppermint, refreshing Eucalyptus and clarifying Rosemary to focus the mind. This one is sure to put a spring in your step this January. Also available as a reed diffuser.

Start your day the right way with the energising, invigorating and uplifting sol candle from Little Karma Co. Fragranced with pure essential oils, it features fresh and zingy notes of eucalyptus, lime, grapefruit and lemon, plus warm, grounding cedarwood.

These natural candles have great eco-credentials too: after buying your first candle, you can buy refill candles and reuse your glass container again and again.

Let the spicy aromas of ginger, bergamot and clove excite your senses this January with the Feel Good Candle from Origins.

Made using pure soy wax, each eco-friendly and uplifting candle is hand-poured into glass containers, which are upcycled using old wine bottles.


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