Customisable to your liking and a more environmentally friendly option than air fresheners, scented candles are taking the world by storm. Not only are they the perfect decoration and gift, they can also stimulate your brain to release hormones like serotonin and dopamine to help regulate your mood. Keeping these benefits in mind, scented candles should be at the top of your shopping list. Finding locally produced scented candles in Pakistan however is not very easy, especially during trying times like these where one doesn’t have the liberty to go around shopping in bazaars.
To ensure that you have the best products available, we’ve curated the perfect list of businesses that customise the most delicious smelling candles.
As a Karachi based company that is operating mainly through their e-commerce store, Colish (@colishco) creates handcrafted candles with the finest of ingredients and scents curated by professional perfumers. Sleek and stylish packaging are a staple for their products which makes them the perfect decorative and useful addition to your workspace. With scents such as Vanilla Cocoa and Esfahan Oud, these candles will leave you engulfed in opulence. Their prices start from Rs. 2200 and go up to around Rs. 4000.
2. Terracotta One
Aesthetically pleasing, these candles from Terracotta One (@terracottaone) come in the most stunning and simplistic packaging. They provide numerous scents and use delicious essential oils for their products. Moreover, their speciality is that they have a variety of candles in which they have multiple wicks starting from 2 and going up to even 13. If you’re looking for a showpiece candle Terracotta One is the place to go, especially since they have repurposed stands, bowls, and lids available too. The prices vary with the variation of the number of wicks but the standard candle averages between Rs. 1600 up to Rs. 3400.
Place an order here!
3. Honey, I’m Home.
Started by Anna Bokhari, Honey, I’m Home (@honeyimhomecandles) has been in the making since she was 13 years old. Her fragrances are meticulously curated until she finds perfection in them. They come in various kinds of packaging that include the rustic amber jars, steel tin cans, and the simplistic wood lid glass containers. Moreover her fragrances, that are luscious scents such as Chrysanthemum and White Tea, and Oud and Amber, are priced between the range Rs. 1600 to Rs. 4500.
Take a look for yourself!
4. Candle Works by Naheed Mooraj
With 27 years of experience under her belt, Naheed Mooraj of Candle Works (@candle_works) has been making candles locally since before they were popularised in Pakistan. Her goal was to bring these luxurious products to Pakistan and turn them into a household staple. Her candles have the most amazing 8 signature scents such as Bakhoor and Spiced Apple. She also has a huge variety of sizes, customisable tin and glass packaging, and even dabbles in pillar and church candles! They also provide reusable beeswax food wraps. Her prices start at Rs. 750 and go up to Rs. 2100!
Check them out here!
Previously named Blissdotco, Candles and Crafts (@candlesandcraftspk) is an up and coming startup featuring bespoke products such as scented candles. They come in different sizes so they’re perfect for any cozy nook in your home or even as gifts for someone dear to you. They provide a variety of scents that includes Blueberry, Lavender, and Toasted Vanilla. Due to their numerous sizes their prices range between Rs. 650 to Rs. 1800.
Look at their page here!
6. Burning Wick
Run by a young entrepreneur named Batool, Burning Wick (@burning_wick) is a business that emphasises upon customisation and a luxurious experience for its buyers. Her idea stemmed from a project she took part in where they put scented candles on exhibition and realised how big a market this truly was. Keeping that in mind they take orders that help create the perfect candle for you by letting you choose your style, scent and labels! Along with this, Batool ensures quality because every candle is hand poured and made with love using the finest of products. The candles sell for anywhere between Rs. 2000 to Rs. 2100.
Place an order here!
Understanding the importance of refinement, Reminisce (@reminiscemm) focuses mainly on customisation. They provide not only a variety of scents but also a variety of packaging so that you can create the perfect gift whether it’s for yourself or for someone special. They have executed and delivered candles made for occasions such as anniversaries, baby showers, and even wedding bids. The prices for these candles are marked between Rs. 1000 to Rs. 3000. These candles are sure to leave you with an unforgettable experience as the name suggests.
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All products are selected by the editors.