The Filipino-Made Candles to Make Your Home Feel Like a Spa

The Filipino-Made Candles to Make Your Home Feel Like a Spa


Candles are an important element in one’s hearth and home. Learn where to get your next favorite scented candle from these Filipino brands that make their products mindfully in more ways than one

Candles are a lifestyle. There are thriving communities formed around the practice of making and lighting them between artisans, enthusiasts, and business owners. More than just about providing light and warmth, the aroma of scented candles helps nurture one’s spirituality, create a calming and relaxing environment, and provide a luxurious feel to any given space. Delving into the scented candles that add to one’s lifestyle, we’ve rounded up the five candle brands that we believe fulfill all of the above benefits. More importantly, you get to support Filipino businesses, both small and large.


Wild Rose by Filipino brand Meadow
Wild Rose; Photo: MEADOW (via Instagram)

Lighting scented candles can make any living space feel more calm and inviting. One such example is the product range from Meadow by Mariane Perez. Meadow’s candles are hand-poured and made with natural, biodegradable waxes, such as soy wax, coconut wax, and beeswax. Their premium beeswax candles, in particular, last the longest and evoke a luxurious aroma with every burning.


Nouvelle Année by Filipino brand L'Abondance
Nouvelle Année; Photo: L’ABONDANCE (via Instagram)

With the right scented candle, you can be transported to new aromatic experiences. L’Abondance can do just that with its carefully curated and hand-poured candles, which are notably hand-made locally by one Filipino-French woman. For her candles, she makes her own vegetable wax blend made of predominantly coconut, soy, and beeswax, along with fragrance oils that are phthalate and paraben-free.

Rare Earth

Plein Air by Filipino brand Rare Earth
Plein Air; Photo: RARE EARTH (via Instagram)

Rare Earth products capture the essence of the inspiration they draw from, whether it be art or the environment from which its ingredients are sourced. Rare Earth even draws olfactory inspiration from intangible concepts, like cosmic energy and morning light. From aquatic undertones to succulent scents, you are pulled into different sensations with every scented candle, eliciting a new reaction every time you get a whiff of its aroma.

Saan Saan

No. 03 Patchouli at the Temple by Filipino brand Saan Saan
No. 03 Patchouli at the Temple; Photo: SAAN SAAN (via Instagram)

Likewise, Saan Saan derives its inspiration from both movement and stillness and makes use of mindful implements. Their handmade soy candles evoke a strong feeling of sentiment, bringing to mind memories of home, paradisal coastlines, and even the street filled with baker’s ovens. With scent portals that can take you anywhere, you get to set the tone in any space with every burning of a wick.

Lumi Candles

Snowflakes by Filipino brand Lumi Candles
Snowflakes; Photo: LUMI CANDLES (via Instagram)

Finally, from Lumi Candles, you can expect luxury scented soy candles that go above and beyond the call of duty. Over the years, the Filipino brand has transformed into a lifestyle movement that considers the environment, animals, and customers by using materials that are environmentally friendly and also recyclable. Beyond its commitment to sustainability, Lumi strives to lighten up moods instantly, which is what its name is short for.

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