The 7 Best Candle Advent Calendars to Set the Holiday Mood
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There are a number of thoughtful beauty gifts worth snapping up this season to delight a friend or family member—including best-selling skincare, makeup, and perfume sets—but there’s something extra special about unwrapping one the best candle Advent calendars. While candle gifts in general are always nice to receive, counting down to the holidays with a new surprise each day helps make this time of year feel even more joyous.
Some of the best candle Advent calendars, like Diptyque’s luxe 2023 version, or Glasshouse Fragrances’s 24 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar, are not only filled with fragrance options for the home, but also eau de parfums and scented body lotions for your giftee to enjoy. Others nicely contain extras, like candle snuffers and wick trimmers, they can use to tend to the rest of their collection well after each box has been opened.
Keep reading for a short list of the top Advents your favorite home fragrance lover never knew they needed—many of which are available for under $100.
Diptyque is beloved for their range of home and personal scents. And since their 2023 Advent is designed with flame-shaped calligrams this season, you probably already know it’s going to be fire. In addition to a small trio of the brand’s Pine Tree, Delight, and Cotton candles, your giftee will also discover a few of their top fragrances, along with some scented bath and body favorites.
Diptyque12 Day Advent Calendar
They’ll unbox 12 days worth of Voluspa’s travel-size and best-selling candles, which are perfect to light this season and next. Featuring their cozy Cinnamon Woods and Spiced Pumpkin Latte scents, gourmand Sparkling Cuvée and Tahitian Coconut Vanilla candles, and more it’s the perfect gift for the fragrance lover.
12 Day Advent Calendar
Sephora25-Piece Advent Calendar
If your friend or family member likes to alternate between candles and diffusers, Apotheke’s 25-day Advent should be right up their alley. Inside, they’ll find 16 2.5-ounce candles, two five-ounce candles, and two 1.5-ounce diffusers, along with extras like a candle trimmer, snuffer, and match set.
25-Piece Advent Calendar
Apotheke24 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar
This vibrant Advent hits the holidays right on the nose, and is almost too picturesque to unbox (but we suggest doing so anyway). Of the 24 surprises your friend will open, six are among Glasshouse Fragrances’s most coveted candles, plus, a timely Christmas ornament as a holiday bonus.
24 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar
Neiman MarcusAdvent Calendar – 12 Holiday Tea Lights
Here’s a calendar that makes scent prepping your home for the holidays a no-brainer. Not only does it feature 12 of Yankee Candle’s seasonal scents, including Balsam and Cedar, Christmas Cookie, and Sparkling Snow, but the Advent also nicely features a decorative tea light candle holder.
Advent Calendar – 12 Holiday Tea Lights
Yankee CandleChristmas Candle Advent Calendar
Just because they can see exactly what they’re getting with this Advent calendar doesn’t make the gift any less thoughtful. Plus, each of its 12 glass and paraffin wax candles burns for up to six hours at a time.
Christmas Candle Advent Calendar
Kohl’s12-Day Scented Candle Advent Calendar Set
Your friend or family member won’t have to worry about this calendar clashing with the rest of their holiday décor, since each of its votives are winter white. After lighting the cedar- and balsam-noted Noble Fir and Pine candle, vanilla bean- and peppermint-scented Candy Cane and Cream, among others, it’s easy to get lost in the holiday spirit.
12-Day Scented Candle Advent Calendar Set
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