12 Best-Smelling Bath and Body Works Candle Scents

Updated November 15, 2021
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The best smelling and most popular Bath and Body Works candles include scents for winter, fall, spring and all year round. Many customers stock up on their favorite candle scents during sales to ensure they always have their favorite candle scents on hand.

1. Eucalyptus Spearmint

eucalyptus spearmint candle

The Bath and Body Works Eucalyptus Spearmint Aromatherapy Stress Relief candle is a 14.5-ounce, 3-wick candle that is 4" W x 3.5" H. The candle has an approximate 25 to 45 hour burn time and retails for about $26.

Customers who have purchased this candle from Bath & Body Works are pleased with its long-lasting scent. Some comments include, "very calming," "helps me relax," and "not too strong but enough throw to fill a room."

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2. Japanese Cherry Blossom

japanese cherry blossom candle

The Bath & Body Works 3-Wick Candle Japanese Cherry Blossom is a 14.5-ounce, limited edition option that features a metal lid. It has an approximate 25 to 45 hours burn time and retails for about $40.

Bath & Body Works customers are pleased with the fragrance and how the candle burns evenly. Some comments include, "I love the strong scent and the clean even burn."

3. Caribbean Escape

caribbean scented candle

Enjoy a tropical getaway right at home with (White Barn label) Caribbean Escape scent from the Bath and Body Works fragrance line. A tinge of beach, surf, and tropical flowers blends together to make this candle scent truly the best way to escape without ever leaving home. The scents include tropical melon, raspberry nectar, and creamy coconut milk with essential oils. The candle burn time is approximately 45 hours of fragrance and retails for about $25.

Customer at Bath & Body Works are pleased with the scent and burn time. Some comments include, "The smell is sweet, soft and very soothing" and "Lovely tropical scents blended beautifully together."

4. Lavender & Cedarwood

lavender cedarwood candle

The Bath & Body Works 3-wick Lavender & Cedarwood Aromatherapy Scented Candle was is a scent that's neither feminine or masculine but that appeals to almost everyone. The scents include lavender and cedarwood essential oils. The 3-wick candle is difficult to find, but the single wick version retails for about $15.

Bath & Body Works customers love the scent. Customer comments include, "I'm in love with with candle," and "Perfect for relaxing at the end of a long day."

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5. Mahogany Teakwood High Intensity

mahogany teakwood candle

Bath & Body Works (White Barn label) Mahogany Teakwood High Intensity features the scents of rich mahogany, oak, teakwood, and frosted lavender with essential oils. This is the only "high intensity" 3-wick candle offered by Bath & Body Works. It retails for about $25.

Customers at Bath & Body Works are pleased with the throw. One customer commented, "This means that the fragrance is strong enough to only need one candle for the whole house. If you have a home over 3000 sq ft, you may need to use 2 candles." Another noted that the smell stays even once the candle is blown out.

6. Strawberry Pound Cake

strawberry pound cake candle

The Bath & Body Works (White Barn label) Strawberry Pound Cake is a 3-wick candle. The scents include golden shortcake, fresh strawberries, and whipped cream with essential oils. Each candle offers approximately up to 45 hours fragrance and sells for about $40.

Bath & Body Works customers love this scent. Comments include, "The scent of this candle is truly authentic, and not overly fruity" and "The bakery smell really takes precedence." One customer noted how it affected her mood, saying, "I needed something to replace the winter 'blah' after the holidays. This candle was perfect for that."

7. Cactus Blossom

cactus blossom candle

This popular Bath & Body Works 3-wick (White Barn label) Cactus Blossom features the scents of cactus flower petal, vanilla, sun-kissed coconut, and fresh sparkling lemon with essential oils. This candle provides a crisp yet sweet tropical fragrance and has a decorative lid. It provides approximately up to 45 hours of fragrance and sells for about $25.

Bath & Body Works customers love this as a favorite candle choice. Some comments include, "It's not overpowering yet flirty and memorable" and "I always stock up on this one when there's a good candle sale."

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8. White Gardenia

white gardena candle

Bath & Body Works (White Barn Label) White Gardenia features scents of white gardenia, apple water ,and white woods with essential oils. This single wick candle is a soy-based wax blend. The 2.75"W x 3.5"H candle comes with a decorative lid and has an approximate 25-45 hours burn time. It sells for about $25.

Customers at Bath & Body Works are pleased with this candle scent. Some of the comments include, "If you're looking for a flowery scent with a very strong throw this is it," "After 30 seconds of lighting the candle, it filled the entire room," and "I purchased this candle over and over and over."

9. Limoncello

limoncello scented candle

Bath & Body Works (White Barn label) 14.5 oz Limoncello features scents Sorrento lemons, cane sugar and lemon zest with essential oils. This 3-wick candle is a customer citrus favorite and comes with a decorative lid. It provides up to 45 hours of fragrance and retails for just over $40.

Customers at Bath & Body Works enjoy the citrus scent of the Limoncello candle. Some comments mention the throw and that the scent is perfect year-round, while others say, "Smells so good not a artificial lemon or a cleaning lemon smell just a pure good lemon scent" and "This candle smells so delicious it makes me want a lemon meringue pie!"

10. Twisted Peppermint

twisted peppermint candle

The 3-wick candle 14.5 oz Twisted Peppermint is a top holiday fragrance! The scents include, cool peppermint, vanilla buttercream, sugared snow, fresh balsam, and a hint of musk with essential oils. If you're looking for a candle to fill your home with a holiday aroma, this one is a fun choice and comes with a decorative lid. The candle provides up to 45 hours of fragrance and retails for about $70.

Bath & Body Works customers love this candle for holiday celebrations. Some comments include "The throw is amazing and definitely better than any candy cane I've smelled before!" and "This is my new favorite!"

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11. Chocolate Lava Cake

chocolate lava candle

3-wick 14.5 oz Chocolate Lava Cake has luscious scents that include scrumptious chocolate cake, gooey cocoa center, and powdered sugar dusting with essential oils. The candle provides 45 hours of fragrance and comes with a decorative lid. It sells for about $25.

Bath & Body Works customers love the candle scents. Some comments include, "Really makes you hungry and want the real thing!"; "I like this Lava Cake scent soooo much more than I thought I would!" and "The scent fills the whole room and it smells exactly like a fresh, hot chocolate lava cake."

12. Hot Cocoa & Cream

hot cocoa scented candle

The 3-wick 14.5 oz candle Hot Cocoa & Cream features scents decadent milk chocolate, fresh steamed milk and mini marshmallows with essential oils. This delicious smelling candle features a decorative lid. Provides up to 45 hours of fragrance. It retails for about $25.

Customers at Bath & Body Works are very pleased with the scent and burn of this candle. Some comments include, "Really powerful throw and makes my entire house smell like I'm baking either a chocolate cake or brownies"; and "Really makes you hungry and want the real thing!" Customers note they purchase the scent year-round.

Shopping for the Best Bath and Body Works Candle Scents

You can shop for the best candle scents for Bath & Body Works once you know which scents appeal to you the most. You may want to do follow the example of many Bath & Body Works customers and stock up on your favorite scents wherever there is a sale!

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