Cover Photo: Nudecco & Lilin + Co

Who needs potpourri when you’ve got these scented candles?

1. Lilin+Co

Lilin+Co is an artisanal scented candle company established in 2016. They produce 100 per cent premium soy wax candles infused with bespoke scents formulated with fragrance oils, essential oils and natural extracts made to IFRA standards and are phthalate free. Our favourite? The Black Tea & Lychee scent.

The candles are less toxic than the paraffin-made ones, have a longer burning life, and they are biodegradable. They also make for a nice decorative item at home.

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2. Kandl

Made of soy wax, the artisanal candles by Kandl Scent explore the nuances of the Danish philosophy of hygge living, which means a quality of cosiness and a feeling of contentment. With a unique collection of sweet, fresh and musky scents such as Lime and Vanilla, Gardenia and Lemongrass, Pine and Sandalwood, and Rosemary and Geranium, your self-care sessions at home will be delightful.

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3. Kandle Kandle

Kandle Kandle was founded in 2018 by candle enthusiast Chew Kah Peng who loved collecting scented candles wherever he went. Since he was already spending so much money on them, he decided to make his own candles, thus founding Kandle Kandle with his partner Junor Law.

They make soy-based wax scented candles that produces zero petro-carbon soot, which are cleaner and healthier. 

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4. Nudecco

This Penang-based candle brand retains its magic with its bespoke-shaped candles—think pyramid cones, Atlantic calico shells and candles immersed in quaint glass jars and vintage mugs. Offering 100 per cent vegan, natural soy wax candles infused with scented oils, Nudecco's candles are free of paraffin and harmful chemicals. 

Plus, these candles make the cutest décor in your humble abode.

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5. Borneo Candle Studio

Co-founded by a Sarawakian and a Bruneian, Borneo Candle Studio is inspired by their home as well as their daily lives. From ingredients to the packaging, the candle-makers pay homage to Mother Nature by keeping eco-friendliness and quality in mind. Each candle is handcrafted using 100 per cent soy wax, phtalate-free fragrance and essential oil blends with cotton wick. 

Uplift your home with their citrus blend scents or a platter of passion fruit and guava—either way your senses will thank you.

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