Find your new favorite scented candle in Malaysia 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).
Besides their ready-made candles in 4 main scent categories which include Fruity & Floral, Woody & Masculine, Fresh or Gourmand:
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.
The 2 founders hail from Sarawak and Brunei (which explains the brand name). And business started in 2019.
- Website: https://borneocandlestudio.com/
- Facebook: Borneo Candle Studio
- Instragram: borneocandlestudio
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.
They use natural soy wax, palm wax and essential oils for their scented candles. They have candles that smell like ondeh ondeh!
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!
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
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!
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!
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!
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.
- Website: https://www.thepause.shop/
- Facebook: PAUSE
- Instagram: pause_my
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.
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.
- Website: https://www.dorothyscents.co/
- Facebook: Dorothy Scents
- Instagram: dorothyscentsds
- Whatsapp: 012-3021660
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!
- Webiste: https://anbo.my/
- Facebook: ANBO
- Instagram: anbo.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.
- 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!
Their single and 3-wick candles come in glass jars with brightly colored labels.
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.
Whichever scent you like, there’s a good chance it’s available as a body lotion too!
- Website: https://www.bathandbodyworks.com.my/
- Facebook: Bath & Body Works
- Instagram: bathandbodyworks.my
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!
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!
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).
- Instagram: ejlcandlebar
- Facebook: EJL Candlebar
- Whatsapp: +60 10-261 0277
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!
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!
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!
- Website: https://www.zephyriecandles.com/
- Facebook: Zephyrie
- Instagram: zephyrie.co
- Whatsapp: 016-796 3703
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.
You can browse through their charming homemade creations on their Shopee or Instagram account:
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!
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!
And there are wax sachets that make suitable door gifts too.
- Website: https://wicketcandles.com/
- Instagram: wicketcandlesmy
- Facebook: wicketcandlesmy
There are so many places where you can buy scented candles in Malaysia! 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)!