Don’t curse the darkness, light up a candle to see in the dark. Beyond the usual function of illuminating a place, candles also add a festive mood, instantly relieve stress, and create a decorative touch in any space.
Either made from soy or paraffin wax, candles can take any shape or form. Plus, they can come scented or unscented which makes them an ideal and simple present to give someone. With a variety of options available, filter it down to what suits you the most.
The list below explores various cool and unique candles you can choose from, not ordinary ones but something that defies the stereotype of what candles are like.
Cool and Unique Candles
Flatyz Christmas Night Candle with Star
On the cold winter night, as the snowfall and holiday breeze fill the air, lit up some Christmas candles to bring a warm glow. Bring in the holiday cheer with the Flatyz Christmas night candle. Slide some into the stockings of family and friends to accompany them as they celebrate the festivity.
The Flatyz candles come uniquely in flat, rectangle shapes with two wicks. Each one is handmade, individually poured into a container with intricate paintings. Warm your night without the smoke and drippings that candles usually produce. Packed in an elegant gift box, give a twist on the usual Christmas present through the one-of-a-kind Flatyz candle to illuminate your Holiday gatherings.
My Lumina New Moon
When something ends, a new beginning emerges. Invite the positive energy of Yin and embrace the change by lighting up the aromatherapy candle. Let the aroma of white tea fill the place to relieve stress and reinvigorate the energy instantly.
My Lumina Aromatherapy candle comes with a moonstone crystal which you get to keep long when the candle has melted. It is a natural stone that brings healing to the soul and replenishes the energy. The black color symbolizes dependability and endurance which people need at the start of a new journey.
Think out of the shoe box, celebrate victories with an extraordinary present that will blow your mind away. Get ready to surprise the sneaker lover in the house with this impressively realistic sneaker candle. Top this on their birthday cake to give them the shock of a lifetime.
The 5” x 2.5” sneaker candle is hand poured into mimicking the athletic shoe everyone loves. Made from natural soy wax, it is smokeless and a true Kickstarter for any occasion. Get those sweatpants on and jump into the trend of giving one-of-a-kind presents they will treasure for life.
ForeverWick Surprise Candle with Diamond Inside
Proposals can be fun and scary but they can bring out the creativity in you. Don’t choke your partner by putting a surprise gift in their food. Do it elegantly through the ForeverWick surprise candle. Expect the unexpected as they unearth the beautiful gem in the middle of the wax candle.
Indulge your partner in the aromatic smell of the soy candle, titillating the senses with the rich scent of orange, green apple, strawberry, peach, and wood rose. When the vial’s top is peeking through, ask your partner to blow out the flame and grab the vial to reveal the surprise. Let romance fill the air and get consumed with a flaming passion with the burning candle your only witness.
Funny French Vanilla Cereal Bowl
Resist not the early breakfast sensation and dig into a mouth-watering meal, only that is not edible. Make mornings exciting and fun with a visually appetizing and aromatic scent of French Vanilla with iLikePar cereal bowl with a metal spoon soy candle.
Morning rituals will not be the same without a bowl of cereal. Jump out of bed with the sweet smell of vanilla and with an aesthetic that will make you run to the kitchen. It is a clever way to entice someone who regularly skips breakfast and encourage someone who does.
80-Hour Vertical Candle
Travel to the 17th century as you watch the candle melt inch by inch imagining someone courting you until the flames exist. With the rich history behind the candle by the hour, no one can deny its charm. The self-extinguishing candle is made from beeswax that is held together by a metal copper tone stand. It has a sleek wick holder which extinguishes the flames as it reaches the clip.
The Candle by the Hour burns for 80 hours, you can control the length of the candle you want to burn so it can last for more days. Display it on a shelf, perfect for a farmhouse-themed house with its rustic appeal.
Large Dumpster Fire Candle
Burning trash isn’t healthy but burning the dumpster is fun, only if it’s an actual candle. The Dumpster fire candle is a funny novelty item perfect as a white elephant gift that will blow the celebrant’s mind away.
The high-quality paraffin wax can burn up to 50 hours. Measuring 5” wide by 3” tall, it makes a great cake topper or a funny accessory on the coffee table. Not trash obviously but a head-turner decor that will make anyone smile and start asking questions.
Vintage Merlot Wine Candle
Searching for the perfect present for a wine and candle lover? Search no more because the wine candle is here to give you the intoxicating scent of vintage merlot poured in a recycled 22oz wine bottle. It is a novelty item that will make any artisan fall in love because of its incomparable charm.
The 8oz soy wax candle burns up to 40 hours. Let the aroma of a newly open wine whiff in the air, smashing you even if you are 10 feet away. Doesn’t smell like stale beer at all as you get hit with a roller coaster of various scents that are spicy and sweet, plus fresh and roasty all at the same time.
Capri Blue Scented Candle
Walk into a room and be taken to heaven with the floral scent that makes you feel like you are in an orchard. Every corner of the room was filled with a pleasant aroma from the Capri blue scented candle. It is luxury right under your fingertip.
The scented candle is poured into a blue glass holder. Ditch the paraffin candles and go for something that is friendly to the environment. Lavish with the lavish aroma of Aloha Orchid from the Capri Blue candles that burn up to 100 hours. Spoil your loved ones with this heavenly aroma that will sweep their heart away at the first scent.
Bolsius Set of 2 Red Ball Candles
Expect the unexpected with these ball candles. First and foremost, the ball shape is not your standard candle shape. Plus, it is odorless and dripless, features that aren’t common in candles. The package comes in a set of 2 candles which makes it an ideal present for a wedding or anniversary. Honor the couple with an eye-catching present they can use to make their dinner extra special.
The ball candles come in flaming red, exuding elegance and grace that will make them reminisce about their wedding night or honeymoon. Create a romantic atmosphere every time the candles are lit up even in the comfort of their house.
Skull Candle Set
When October hits, let no one stop you from getting the spookiest accessories for someone who loves to take Halloween parties to the next level. Unearth these gothic skulls from the bottom of the cave to decorate their space. Ensure that the receiver loves satanic-inspired home decor, otherwise, give a warning beforehand.
The set includes four scented candles. All are packaged neatly in a gift box and include a spooky poster. Made from paraffin wax, it will burn up to 6 hours. Long enough til the wee hours of the morning.
PyroPet Dyri Reindeer Skeleton Candle
Let out the beast and bring in the Icelandic fire to a space. Heed to the call of Icelandic culture with the PyroPet Dyri reindeer skeleton candle in Burgundy. In Icelandic, Dyri means reindeer, which is short for hreind.
When regular candles only leave you with drips as the candle melts, PyroPet has a special surprise at the end. After burning for 8 to 10 hours, an aluminum skeleton will reveal itself. Packed in biodegradable and recyclable packaging, it is a treat for environmentally-conscious people.
LA JOLIE MUSE Passionfruit Peony Scented Candle
Burn the passion with a fruity scent through the LA JOLIE MUSE passionfruit peony scented candle. Tickle your senses in the morning with this fresh, fruity smell to brighten up your morning. Send this over to your mom or friend for Christmas to make the holiday warm and relaxing.
The Passion Fruit candles can last up to 80 hours, giving you a sensory journey. Indulge yourself in a parade of various senses from sweet to sour, transporting them to a tropical paradise. Feel the bliss as your body relaxes with the pleasant smell, whiffing the air with passion fruit, and peony petals with warm notes of sandalwood and vanilla.
NEST Fragrances Sicilian Tangerine
Sweep every corner of the room with the strong scent of NEST fragrances classic candles. Alter the ambiance instantly with the juicy fragrance of citrus and bergamot, mixed with passion fruit and mango blend. Teleport to the island paradise and escape from the buzzing city in the comfort of your own space.
It burns for up to 60 hours which makes it a perfect choice for an overnight retreat at home. Indulge your loved ones with a sophisticated present that makes them feel like royalty.
Looking for the best present for someone with a bubbly personality? Search no more because the exotic scent of flowers will make him giddy with delight. All packed in a bubble candle, ready to unravel its charming presence.
Immerse in the scent of a sea of flowers, as if you are walking in a meadow under the blue sky. Create your escapade from the noisy world outside with the scented candles in an eye-catching design. Perfect unique presents to capture the hearts of anyone to warm their house and create an ambiance that is uniquely theirs.
Get fancy with an artistically designed candle that is a sure head turner. The carved candles may be unscented but your eyes will feast at the festive feel of its aesthetic. Made from eco-friendly material, burn the light without harming the environment. It burns for up to 25 hours, enough to enjoy for several nights.
For someone who loves details and intricately designed accessories, the carved candles are the perfect fit. Each piece is handmade, an art by itself representative of the Baroque era. Level up your candlelight dinner with this unique masterpiece that brings a romantic vibe to any space.
Homesick Premium Scented Candle
Reminisce about your summer night dreams with the Homesick premium scented candle. Send your summer camp buddy a home decor that will throw them back to the good old days. The scent of grass, lemon, and lime tickle the senses, transporting them near the lake or the forest. Relax in the fragrance of wildflowers floating in every corner of the room.
The Homesick scented candle is made from natural and sustainable materials, thus, good for your health and the environment. It burns for up to 60 hours, which means 60 hours of quiet bliss with a nostalgic twist.
Succulent Cactus Tea Light Candles
Make your wedding present meaningful and functional, especially for plant parents who are in love with their succulents. Surprise them with the succulent cactus tea light candles which they can light up on their wedding night. The set includes 6 different candles which they can use one at a time.
As the perfect replicas of succulents, they can be displayed on their own. Anyone will be left in awe of the lifelike design. Made from quality paraffin, they can burn longer without making any black smoke. Some may not have the heart to burn these cute candles, which is okay as they are unique accessories by themselves.
‘Army Men’ Military Birthday Candles
Normalize men who love scented candles. For the young and old men who love the army, the military birthday candles are a sure hit. Don’t be sorry for getting them a store-bought cake, transform it with the help of the military birthday candles. Fits perfectly with an army or battle theme party.
The package includes 4 wax candles designed like retro toy soldiers. Those mini soldiers in Toy Story must have found their new home. Save the soldiers after cutting the cake to reminisce about the good old times every chance you get.