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Find your new favorite scented candle in Malaysia 2021 to bring some character to your home! Scented candles can change the atmosphere in your home, and lift your mood!

It’s invigorating to try new scents from time to time too. Besides smelling good, candles can act as décor for your home as well.

With so many artisan candle makers around, there’s no lack of choices either! And did you know that many candle makers also sell wax sachets that make wonderful wedding gifts?

Please note that there is no particular ranking order for these best scented candle brands in Malaysia!

1. Borneo Candle Studio

Packed in simple brown glass jars that fit in with any interior style:

These are 100% soy candles made right in Malaysia without the use of any petroleum orphthalates. Their candles are non toxic, vegan and cruelty-free (even PETA certified).

Fresh Day Candle by Borneo Candle Studio
Fresh Day Candle by Borneo Candle Studio – Photo belongs to Borneo Candle Studio

Besides their ready-made candles in 4 main scent categories which include Fruity & Floral, Woody & Masculine, Fresh or Gourmand:

Love Potion Candle by Borneo Candle Studio
Love Potion Candle by Borneo Candle Studio – Photo belongs to Borneo Candle Studio

Borneo Candle Studio takes orders for customized and personalized candles too. And they have some limited scents like the popular Cashmere Clouds which they only release during special holidays and events!

There is free shipping for orders above RM90.  And they use reusable, recyclable, or compostable packaging!

Borneo Candle Studio was born out of a desire for toxic-free candles that were not made of paraffin wax.

Borneo Oudh by Borneo Candle Studio
Borneo Oudh by Borneo Candle Studio – Photo belongs to Borneo Candle Studio

The 2 founders hail from Sarawak and Brunei (which explains the brand name). And business started in 2019.

2. Scent_Co

A quick look on their Instagram and we notice that Scent_Co specialize in wedding door gifts featuring their scented wax melts. Which are prettily made with small but tasteful flower arrangements on top.

Scented Wax Melts by Scent_Co
Scented Wax Melts by Scent_Co – Photo belongs to Scent_Co

They use natural soy wax, palm wax and essential oils for their scented candles. They have candles that smell like ondeh ondeh!

Ondeh-Ondeh Scented Candles by Scent_Co
Ondeh-Ondeh Scented Candles by Scent_Co – Photo belongs to Scent_Co

Besides wax melts and candles, they sell sachets, lip scrubs, artisan soaps, lip and body scrubs, and solid lotion bars! All wonderfully made and packaged!

Some are shaped like cupcakes, gemstones or popsicles! And honestly, many of their handmade products look really delicious!

Scented Wax Sachets by Scent_Co
Scented Wax Sachets by Scent_Co – Photo belongs to Scent_Co

In case you’re wondering, one piece (scented wax sachet, palm wax candle or gemstone soap) costs RM10!

Prices get lower for higher quantities – including 1000+ pieces! For customized orders, you have to order a month ahead from the date that you need them!

  • Instagram: scent_co
  • Facebook: Scent & Co Malaysia
  • Whatsapp: wa.me/60176601894

3. Pause

Business for Pause began in 2019 and to date, they have over 2,000 followers on their Instagram!

Pause is based in Setia Alam and they have a delicate and nature-inspired aesthetic that can be seen across all their products – mainly their 100% soy wax candles!

The Hurricane Series by Pause
The Hurricane Series by Pause – Photo belongs to Pause

Which usually smell of a blend of different essential oils. For example, Blooming Days consists of Cherry Blossom, Geranium, Peony, and Pear Nectar.

They offer ornamental candles (The Pillar) that look like exquisite mini cakes! And also some that are less decorative so you don’t feel like it’s a shame to burn them!

The Pillar by Pause
The Pillar by Pause – Photo belongs to Pause

Like their candles in handmade cement jars (The Pebbles) or the limited The Rustic collection in pink and blue jars.

You can also get a portrait (more like outline) of your loved one or pet printed onto one of their concrete jars for a personalized gift!

Customised Portrait Candle by Pause
Customised Portrait Candle by Pause – Photo belongs to Pause

Some of their other collections include The Aurum (candles in gold jars), The Classic (plain glass jars), and The Hurricane!

In addition to their candles, they have cold pressed soaps, coasters and ready-made gift sets too. They also take customized orders for door gifts.

4. Dorothy Scents

Dorothy Scents combines the calming effects of crystals and aromatherapy to make their signature crystal candles (e.g. The Chakra collection)! All of their candles use certified soy and beeswax.

The Chakra by Dorothy Scents
The Chakra by Dorothy Scents – Photo belongs to Dorothy Scents

Some of the scents for their scented soy candles include Eternal Rose, White Tea, Lavender or a blend of Bergamot, Lime, Lemongrass!

Tuberose Scented Candle by Dorothy Scents
Tuberose Scented Candle by Dorothy Scents – Photo belongs to Dorothy Scents

There also scents inspired by different countries (Around The World With DS). Such as the Sakura scent for Japan. Or Eucalyptus for Australia.

Around The World With DS by Dorothy Scents
Around The World With DS by Dorothy Scents – Photo belongs to Dorothy Scents

If you’re looking for wedding door gifts, they can make personalized soy scented candles to order as well.

Note: They sell pure essential oils separately and in sets too. You can use these with an essential oil diffuser

They offer free shipping for orders above RM150.

5. ANBO

ANBO is yet another place where you can get scented candles in Malaysia! Their candles are made with 100% natural beeswax, virgin coconut oil, and premium phthalate-free fragrance and essential oils!

Concrete Block Series by ANBO
Concrete Block Series by ANBO – Photo belongs to ANBO

Candles from their Coffee Series actually look like a glass of drinkable coffee! And their concrete jars for their Concrete Series are beautifully shaped.

Coffee Series Candle by ANBO
Coffee Series Candle by ANBO – Photo belongs to ANBO

They take great care to use environmentally-friendly packaging (e.g. 100% bio-degradable die-cut kraft paper, tissue interleaf paper, corrugated cardboard boxes, etc).

Concrete Series by ANBO
Concrete Series by ANBO – Photo belongs to ANBO

We love that they put so much thought into the sustainability of their products. Their Refill Series make it possible for you to use their jars continuously and save money!

6. Candlelabco_my

Classy but cute is how we would describe the handpoured 100% natural soy wax scented candles made by Candlelabco_my. Some of their candles are very realistic.

Soy Flower Cupcake Candle by Candlelabco_my
Soy Flower Cupcake Candle by Candlelabco_my – Photo belongs to Candlelabco_my

They have candles that look like mandarins, delectable desserts, finely cut rocks, croissants and waffles, etc!

Zero Carbs Dessert Series Candles by Candlelabco_my
Zero Carbs Dessert Series Candles by Candlelabco_my – Photo belongs to Candlelabco_my

The cactus series and Roman icon candles are incredibly decorative as well. Their newer designs are shaped like adorable dim sum!

David Inspired Candle by Candlelabco_my
David Inspired Candle by Candlelabco_my – Photo belongs to Candlelabco_my

If you have something specific in mind, they can do custom orders too!

  • Instagram: candlelabco
  • Facebook: Candle Lab + Co
  • Whatsapp: 013-2739911

7. Bath & Body Works

Not a Malaysian brand for candles but we’re sure you’ve passed by one of their stores before if you live in KL:

Bath & Body Works is actually an American company. With 20 years of experience in making body care products and candles!

Pineapple Mango and Aloha Kiwi Passionfruit by Bath & Body Works
Pineapple Mango and Aloha Kiwi Passionfruit by Bath & Body Works – Photo belongs to Bath & Body Works

Their single and 3-wick candles come in glass jars with brightly colored labels.

Fresh Cut Lilacs 3 Wick Candle by Bath & Body Works
Fresh Cut Lilacs 3 Wick Candle by Bath & Body Works – Photo credits to Bath & Body Works

If you like strong scents that also smell sweet and edible, Bath & Body Works has a tremendous selection of different fragrances. They have limited ranges that are seasonal too.

Like Peppermint for Christmas!

Some well-loved scents that you can usually find include the Rose Vanilla, Eucalyptus Spearmint, Lavender Vanilla, Vanilla Bean, Warm Vanilla Sugar, etc.

Strawberry Pound Cake Scented Candle by Bath & Body Works
Strawberry Pound Cake Scented Candle by Bath & Body Works – Photo belongs to Bath & Body Works

Whichever scent you like, there’s a good chance it’s available as a body lotion too!

8. EJL Candle Bar

Prefer a minimalist style in your home? You’ll like the simple appearance of candles from the EJL Candle Bar, another local soy candle maker or candle brand in Malaysia!

Kyushu Cherry Blossom by EJL Candle Bar
Kyushu Cherry Blossom by EJL Candle Bar – Photo belongs to EJL Candle Bar

They have scented candles that remind you of a spa! Like the eucalyptus lemongrass blend or citronella lemongrass blend!

And other sweeter scents like French Riviera which uses a blend of rose and vanilla! Seychelles is a blend of caramel and pistachio. While Kyushu smells like cherry blossom. They have a coffee scented candles!

80g Tin Scented Candles by EJL Candle Bar
80g Tin Scented Candles by EJL Candle Bar – Photo belongs to EJL Candle Bar

Occasionally they have really special scents. Their collaboration with Kleenex gave rise to candles inspired by sirap limau air (E.g. pandana and ginger, rose and lime).

Collaboration with Kleenex Scented Candles by EJL Candle Bar
Collaboration with Kleenex Scented Candles by EJL Candle Bar – Photo belongs to EJL Candle Bar

Sometimes they have 45g candle jars and travel candle sets for sale. They do accept bulk orders too.

  • Instagram: ejlcandlebar
  • Facebook: EJL Candlebar
  • Whatsapp: +60 10-261 0277

9. Zephyrie.co

We think that their tagline “whimsical scented candles” is very suitable for Zephyrie.co.

Scents like Wave of Dreams, Moonlight Falls and The Wilderness are inspired by nature but also have a dreamy feel to them!

Wave of Dreams Scented Candle by Zephyrie
Wave of Dreams Scented Candle by Zephyrie – Photo belongs to Zephyrie

One of their bestsellers is the Wave of Dreams – which is a must try if you love going to the beach!

Other charming products in their shop include the Komorebi Lantern, scented wax sachets and even a car air freshener/ aroma stone shaped like a daisy! Or a little legoman!

Strawberry Champagne Scent Sachet by Zephyrie
Strawberry Champagne Scent Sachet by Zephyrie – Photo belongs to Zephyrie

The founders, Yolanda and Joelle are keen on keeping the products affordable but safe by making their candles with a combination of soy & beeswax!

They believe that aromatherapy is a form of self-care that should be accessible to everyone!

In addition, they accept customized bulk / corporate orders and provide refills for both their large glass jars & travel candle tins too!

Wonder Women 80g Scented Candle by Zephyrie
Wonder Women 80g Scented Candle by Zephyrie – Photo belongs to Zephyrie

10. Eureka.be

Eureka.be takes a playful twist on scented soy candles! Their adorable candle cakes can be customized for birthdays! Orders are by pre-order and take 3-7 days to complete.

Cake Shaped Candles by Eureka.be
Cake Shaped Candles by Eureka.be – Photo belongs to Eureka.be

They have candles shaped like dogs, flowers, desserts, little lamps, bears, burgers, cheese, etc. These are their ready-made candles.

Fried Chicken Shape Candles by Eureka.be
Fried Chicken Shape Candles by Eureka.be – Photo belongs to Eureka.be
Food Shaped Candles by Eureka.be
Food Shaped Candles by Eureka.be – Photo belongs to Eureka.be

You can browse through their charming homemade creations on their Shopee or Instagram account:

11. Wicket

For something closer to home, Wicket is a Malaysian-born business that sells scented soy candles in a variety of scents:

There’re floral and fruity options. As well as quintessential Malaysian scents (e.g. kopi, lemongrass, and kuih pandan!

Malaysian Kopi Candle by Wicket Candles
Malaysian Kopi Candle by Wicket Candles – Photo belongs to Wicket Candles

If you’re not sure which scent is for you, they have convenient sample sets.

Scented Candles by Wicket Candles
Scented Candles by Wicket Candles – Photo belongs to Wicket Candles

The candles come in portable gorgeous patterned tins (or amber glasses) and they put out new designs according to the month or current festive season!

Scented Candles in Tins by Wicket Candles
Scented Candles in Tins by Wicket Candles – Photo belongs to Wicket Candles

And there are wax sachets that make suitable door gifts too. 

Conclusion

There are so many places where you can buy scented candles in Malaysia 2021! And when it comes to variety, scented candles have many more scents to choose from than with an aroma diffuser.

Whether you’re getting them for your own home/ room or for friends, you’re sure to find one in this post that lights up your fancy (pun intended)!

Janice

Janice is the editor for BestBuyGet.com. Wanted to be an author as a kid, got a D in English (First Language), but somehow now a content writer with an engineering background. Bakes, does yoga, plays the piano, reads, and most other introverted indoor hobbies. Also an active volunteer at Zero Waste Malaysia.