15 Beautiful Candles You Can Give Mum this Sunday … That She Definitely Won’t Re-Gift!

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2024 Candles
Marie-Antoinette Issa

Lifestyle Writer

May 09, 2024

When it comes to Mother’s Day Gift guides, some may be convinced that candles fall into the same generic category as “socks and supermarket chocs.” But, they’re clearly not doing it right. Because, the right candle really can be a perfect pressie. Packed with the power to create ambience, evoke memories and soothe mum’s soul. With their diverse array of scents and styles, these 15 candles are our pick of the best for those looking for a Mother’s Day Gift that will light up mum’s world. Or at least her home!

1. Palm Beach Collection Botanical Blooms in Warm Amber and Jasmine, $44.95
Perfect for Mother’s Day, this candle brings the essence of a blooming garden into her home, offering a moment of tranquillity and relaxation amidst the busyness of life.

2. Ceremonia Candle de Guava at Mecca, $70
Transport your mum to a tropical paradise with the luscious scent of guava, citrus and coconut. So she can experience the taste of a tropical escape, even if she’s got no travel plans.

3. Holme Beauty A Sunday Clean Holme Candle, $59
Infused with sage, this candle evokes the pristine vibes of a clean home and the peacefulness of a Sunday morning, making it an ideal present to help mum unwind and rejuvenate.

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2024 Holme Candle

4. Circa Limited Edition Rose Nectar & Clementine Candle, $44.95
Delight your mother with the uplifting scent of roses and citrus, a luxurious combination that will brighten her day and remind her of your thoughtfulness.

5. Heartwood King of Woods Indian Sandalwood Candle, $95
For the mum who loves nature, this candle captures the essence of the forest, offering a sensory escape and a moment of connection with the great outdoors.

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2024 Hartwood Candle

6. Ecoya Garden Rose and Vanilla Candle, $54.94
Show your appreciation for your mum’s elegance and grace with this romantic candle, combining the classic scent of roses with the warmth of vanilla for a gift that is as timeless as she is.

7. Endota Signature Blend Soy Candle with limited-edition artwork packaging by Jen Sievers, $55
Treat your mum to a pampering experience with this beautifully crafted candle, featuring soothing aromas and stunning artwork that will make her feel truly special.

8. House of Velardi Ginger and Cinnamon Soy Coconut Candle, $69.95
Warm mum’s heart with the comforting scent of ginger, cinnamon and coconut. And create a cosy ambience that is perfect for spending quality time together.

9. Zodiaque Moon Star Sign Scented Candle, $65
Overwhelmed with all the Mother’s Day Gift guide options? Personalising your Mother’s Day present with a candle tailored to her zodiac sign is the perfect way to stand out. Offering a unique and thoughtful present that celebrates mum’s individuality and spirit.

Mothers Day Gift Guide 2024 Zodiaque Moon Star Sign Candle

10. Vyrao Rose Marie Large Candle at Mecca, $351
Show your mum how much she means to you with the timeless fragrance of roses, jasmine and musk. This one is a splurge, but it’s a luxe gift that will touch her heart.

11. L’Occitane Relaxing Candle, $45
Help mum unwind and de-stress with the calming fragrance of lavender and chamomile, offering her a moment of relaxation and self-care on Mother’s Day. For bonus points, pair with a L’Occitane hand cream or their signature almond body wash.

Mother's Day gift guide 2024 L'Occitane Candle

12. Juliet Has a Gun Not a Perfume Candle at Sephora, $79
“I’m not a regular mum. I’m a cool mum!” Celebrate your mum’s uniqueness with this modern and distinctive candle, offering her a scent as special and unforgettable as the perfume that inspired it.

13. Fancy Flame Limited Edition Candle, $30
We’ve never met a Go To product we didn’t love. And this candle is no exception. Featuring the indulgent aroma of amber, musk, and spices, its a fancy flame that makes perfect scents!

14. Grandiflora Michel Candle at Libertine, $185
Impress your mum with the luxurious scent of exotic florals and aromatic herbs, elevating her senses and pampering her with a touch of opulence.

15. Diptyque Café Candle at Mecca, $121
No Mother’s Day gift guide for candles would be complete without Diptyque. For the coffee-loving mum, this candle is a delightful indulgence, capturing the rich aroma of freshly brewed beans and the warmth of vanilla. Perfect for cosy mornings and quiet moments of reflection with a cup of coffee.

Mothers Day Gift Guide 2024 Candles Diptyque


By Marie-Antoinette Issa

Lifestyle Writer

Marie-Antoinette Issa is a contributor for The Carousel and has worked across news and women's lifestyle magazines and websites including Cosmopolitan, Cleo, Madison, Concrete Playground, The Urban List and Daily Mail, I Quit Sugar and Huffington Post.



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