The Best Manly Scented Candles

Think all scented candles are the same? Think again. There’s a whole world of wax that goes beyond fresh florals and sickeningly sweet vanilla. Whether strong scents give you a headache or you find fragrant candles a tad feminine, Haute Living has tracked down candles to please even the manliest of men.

Pine & Eucalyptus Luxury Candle ($455)

Jo Malone candle
photo via Jo Malone

Memories of ski chalets and log cabins will come flooding back when you light Joe Malone’s pine and eucalyptus candle, which boasts an astonishing 230 hour burn time. Unlike other pine candles you’d find at the grocery store, this luxury light features notes of lavender, cypress, and frankincense, so it’s not too overpowering.

Sake Candle ($55)

photo via Fresh

The only thing guys like more than going out for sushi… is going out for sake. Bring the Eastern aroma home with Fresh’s sake scented candle. Featuring an intoxicating blend of peach nectar, mandarin, and Chinese osmanthus, we promise that he will want to burn this lush scent even when there are no ladies nearby.

Paradisiac Pink Pepperpod Single Wick Candle ($49)

molton brown
photo via Molton Brown

Guys with a taste for spice will love this offering from Molton Brown. Boasting top notes of pink pepper and tangerine, with middle notes of labdanum and black pepper, it’s the perfect pick for men who are drawn to bold flavors.

Grande Maison Candle ($65)

photo via Voluspa

Looking for a candle that will burn and burn… and then burn some more? Then pick up Voluspa’s three-wick coconut candle. Featuring notes of crushed red cloves, pear, bergamot, and nutmeg, this waxy concoction promises more than 100 hours of burn time and a spicy scent that all men will enjoy.