The 14 Best Soy Candles for a Calming Ambiance

Emily Belfiore
·4 min read

Upgrading your home candlescape with one of the best soy candles is not only a wise move for your senses, but for the environment as well. Providing an eco-friendlier experience to that of traditional paraffin wax candles, these sustainable candles are made with vegan and natural soybeans that create a healthier, higher-quality aroma to be inhaled.

In addition to delivering a cleaner burn, the best soy candles also ensure that you’ll be able to get the most use out of your chosen candle. With burn times ranging from 35 to 90 hours, scented soy candles fill your home with potent, lasting fragrance, allowing you to reap their calming, relaxing and restorative aromatherapy benefits longer than paraffin wax.

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Whether you’re in need of the perfect gift or want to elevate your home ambiance, keep scrolling to explore the best soy candles that will please every scent preference.

Lulu Candles Scented Soy Candle in Fresh Linen

For those who prefer a refreshing, clean scent, Lulu Candles’ Scented Soy Candle in Fresh Linen is made from high-quality, eco-friendly soy wax and delivers a clean and long-lasting burn, all without the use of harsh chemicals and toxins.

lulu candles, best soy candles
lulu candles, best soy candles

Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Scented Soy Candle in Lemon Verbena

Boasting aromatherapy benefits with its essential oil-infused blend, Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Scented Soy Candle in Lemon Verbena energizes and uplifts while ensuring a 35-hour burn time thanks to its soy and vegetable wax.

mrs meyers, best soy candles
mrs meyers, best soy candles

Capri Blue Candle Tin in Volcano

Housed in a decorative tin and featuring tropical fragrance notes of sugared oranges, lemons and limes, Capri Blue’s Candle Tin in Volcano is made from a hand-poured soy wax blend and delivers 38 hours of burn time.

capri blue, best soy candles
capri blue, best soy candles

Le Labo Palo Santo 14 Candle

Reminiscent of an aromatic forest with its warm and woodsy notes of cedarwood and incense, Le Labo’s Palo Santo 14 Candle features hand-poured vegan soy wax and guarantees a 60-hour burn time for optimal sensory enjoyment.

le labo, best soy candles
le labo, best soy candles

Follain Candle No. 1

Comprised of calming lavender, bergamot, sandalwood and vanilla fragrance notes, Follain’s Candle No. 1 is fashioned from hand-poured, sustainable soy and vegetable wax and produces a clean, long-lasting burn every time.

follain, best soy candles
follain, best soy candles

Milkhouse Creamery Scented Soy Candle in Oatmeal, Milk & Honey

Crafted with 100 percent paraffin-free soy wax, Milkhouse Creamery’s Scented Soy Candle in Oatmeal, Milk & Honey is an oversize two-wick candle enriched with pure beeswax to deliver more than 65 hours of burn time.

milkhouse creamery, best soy candles
milkhouse creamery, best soy candles

Settlewell Concrete Jar Candle in Orchid + Salt

Hand-poured into a mason jar-inspired concrete vessel, Settlewell’s Concrete Jar Candle in Orchard + Salt creates a lovely floral aroma with its sea salt, lily of the valley and jasmine blend. Made from high-quality soy wax, this top-rated candle ensures 50 hours of even burn time.

settlewell, best soy candles
settlewell, best soy candles

Public Goods Lavender & Vanilla Scented Candle

Delicately fragranced to ensure a gentle, calming aroma, the Public Goods Lavender & Vanilla Scented Candle is made from natural, hand-poured soy wax to create a perfectly even, long-lasting burn. Lavender and vanilla are also joined by notes of fir needles, tonka bean, eucalyptus and coconut for an aromatic and relaxing scent.

public goods, best soy candles
public goods, best soy candles

Keys Soulcare Sage + Oat Milk Candle

Designed to cleanse and calm, the Keys Soulcare Sage + Oat Milk Candle imparts a subtle ambiance-enhancing scent that instantly soothes and relaxes your senses. Made from vegan soy wax, this candle delivers a soul-invigorating 60-hour burn time.

keys soulcare, best soy candles
keys soulcare, best soy candles

P.F. Candle Co. Amber Jar Soy Candle in Sunbloom

Wildflowers, lily, yarrow and tonka bean come together in P.F. Candle Co.’s Amber Jar Soy Candle in Sunbloom, a hand-poured soy wax candle that ensures more than 40 hours of burn time and features a reusable apothecary-inspired amber glass jar.

pf candle co, best soy candles
pf candle co, best soy candles

Grove Co. Homemade Soy Candle

A blend of nostalgic vanilla, sweet brown sugar and sandalwood, the Grove Co. Homemade Soy Candle is made using vegan soy wax and naturally fragranced with essential oils so you can enjoy more than 40 hours of burn time.

grove co., best soy candles
grove co., best soy candles

Homesick Let’s Toast Candle

Made from natural soy wax, the Homesick Let’s Toast Candle features fruity fragrance notes of mandarin, grapefruit, orange, apple, pineapple and Champagne grapes for a scent worthy of a celebration. Guaranteeing a 60- to 80-hour burn time, this candle makes for a thoughtful gift for any occasion.

homesick, best soy candles
homesick, best soy candles

Apotheke Charcoal Candle

Designed with a distinguished matte black charcoal-infused wax, the Apotheke Charcoal Candle boasts a refined scent profile comprised of cedarwood, sandalwood, smoky amber and oud. Made from soy wax, it guarantees a burn time of 60 to 70 hours.

apotheke, best soy candles
apotheke, best soy candles

Archipelago Botanicals Signature Soy Wax Candle in Bergamot Tobacco

Offering 90 hours of burn time with its premium soy-beeswax blend, Archipelago Botanicals’ Signature Soy Wax Candle in Bergamot Tobacco features fragrance notes of Italian bergamot, lemongrass, patchouli and crushed nutmeg to transport your senses.

archepelago botanicals, best soy candles
archepelago botanicals, best soy candles

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