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25 Best Candles from Black-Owned Companies

25 Best Candles from Black-Owned Companies
25 Best Candles from Black-Owned Companies

It’s not a well kept secret that we adore scented candles. From luxurious splurges, to soy pillars, we simply can’t get enough. We also love any excuse to support Black-owned businesses—and not just during Black History Month. That’s why we’re turning our attention to these Black-led candle companies. From a brand helmed by a team of young entrepreneurs to one that evokes the heritage of Harlem, all of the options on this list will enhance your home—and perhaps even your mood.

Barcelona Candle

Inspired by the vibrant city of Barcelona, this candle, which is made of apricot and blended wax, has notes of peony, rose, and pink pepper.

Good Vibes

Made with recycled hardware, the Good Vibes candle features calming notes of lavender.

Girl Power Candle

Make a bold statement with this soy wax Girl Power candle that’s hand poured in Detroit and features the alluring scents of cedar and blackberries.

Here’s The Tea Sis

This rosemary, peppermint, eucalyptus, and sage scented candle sets the stage for an afternoon at home doing just what the name suggests.

Lenox Candle

Inspired by the essence of Harlem, NY and its heritage, you’ll find candles in this company’s line named after well-known streets like Lenox Avenue. This one is made with captivating scents of sweet tangerine, green apple, and a hint of sandalwood.

Love Note No. 1 (3-Wick Frosted Glass Candle)

With notes of aloe, coconut, and coca butter this 3-wick soy candle comes in a pretty frosted glass jar.

Love Candle

With up to 60 hours of burning time, this sleek jar candle is infused with rose quartz crystals to help bring positive energy into your space.

Core Gift Set

You won’t be able to decide which candle in this gift box set to light first. Not only do the vessels come in a beautiful pastel palette, but they also feature puns like “matcha business.”

Botanical Garden Apothecary Jar

You’ll be transported to the tropics with scents of melon, gardenia, jasmine, sweet musk, and sandalwood.


Picture yourself in a botanical garden with notes of peony and magnolia filling your home.


We don’t know if we should call these candles or works of art. Available in three different silhouettes and made from 100% beeswax, these certainly make a statement.

Peachy Nude

Boasting up to 50 hours of burn time, this sweet-scented candle will fill your home with peachy aromas.

Window Seat Candle

Hey Siri, play “Window Seat” by Erykah Badu. Made with clean scents of pomegranate and ginger, you’ll imagine yourself on the next flight to island weather when you burn this candle.

Crown Chakra Intention Candle

Available for all seven chakras, each Bedside Glow candle makes a nice addition to your meditation practice.


Sit back, relax, and let this candles notes of lavender, vanilla, and brown sugar, whisk you away to somewhere calm.

Cake by the Pound

With scents like lemon pound cake, your home will smell like a bakery (even if you’re more of a take out kind of person).

Great Things Never Came from Comfort Zones

This candle comes with a motivating message.

Love Jones Candle

Feeling nostalgic? Bring in the ’90s vibes with a candle inspired by the classic romance Love Jones.

This candle comes with a motivating message.

Handmade with soy wax, these coconut shell vessels will give you island vibes.

Pink Onyx Marble Candle

You can reuse this beautiful pink onyx marble vessel when the candle burns out.


With names like Interlude, Cole’s Trane, and Intimacy Calling, you wont want to miss a note from this jazz-inspired candle company’s line of sultry scented votives.

Love and Light Gift Box

A husband and wife duo uprooted their city life to live on a farm in upstate New York. The two created the perfect gift set which includes pure raw honey and a candle made with a blend of beeswax, coconut oil, and shea butter.

Ceramic Candle Multi Brown, Tan, Black and White

Made by local artisans in Laguna, CA this candle’s reusable vessel doubles as decor.

A Forever Fresh Odor Eliminator

Your house will smell like fresh linen thanks to this odor-eliminating candle.

Eucalyptus Mint

If you adore the smell of essential oils, Love Ground’s hand-poured candles offer notes of eucalyptus, peppermint, and cedar wood.

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