Best Novelty Candles

Updated September 2020
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60 Consumers Consulted
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We purchase every product we review with our own funds — we never accept anything from product manufacturers.

It’s true that a candy cane scented jar candle may remind you of Christmas, and that just the right pillar candle may help to tie a room’s décor together, but sometimes the best option for you is a weird, cute, or silly novelty candle. These candles may not burn the longest or give off some fancy fragrance, but humorously shaped candles that reveal hidden surprises as they burn are wonderful gifts, add plenty of personality to your space, and are just plain old fun. If you’re sick of serious candles, and are in the market for something really different, there is a candle in just about any shape, color, or design you might dream of.

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