I’d say that we at Natures Garden know candles pretty well. That’s why we realize many of the frustrations of finding the right fragrances for room scenting. While it is not too difficult to find a great fragrance with a that you enjoy, sometimes you just want a fragrance that is stronger than the garden variety fragrance oil. It’s just a fact of life that some fragrance oils are better suited for certain products and crafts. So, we decided to share some love with our candle making customers by compiling a list of some of the Best Fragrance Oils for Candles. These scents are some of the exceptional aromas for candle making. In fact, some of these scents will be so strong that you won’t be able to believe it! So, take a chance on the scents that you like best and see just how much better our strongest scents can perform in candles!
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Mango Papaya Fragrance Oil
Tropical room scents often make for wonderful room scents. So, this tropical delight will really shine as a candle scent, as it has a very strong, long lasting scent. The Mango Papaya Fragrance Oil is a yummy tropical fruit scent with a blend of freshly ripened mango and juicy papaya. Further, this happy fruit scent would be perfect for adding a bright scent to a room or maybe even a few rooms at once.
We recommend using three drops orange liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded orange color block per four pounds of wax for this tropical room scent.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Black Cherry BOMB Fragrance Oil
We all like our room scents to be strong enough to smell up our house, right? Well, this scent will absolutely deliver! The Black Cherry BOMB Fragrance Oil is an amazingly strong scent of a delightful black cherry aroma that is not too sickening sweet. So, anyone looking for a nice fruit scent for their candle creations has come to the right place! This scent is strong and yummy enough to delight even the pickiest candle makers.
We suggest a dark cherry hue from six drops of burgundy plus a drop of black liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax or shred an ample amount of a burgundy and black color blocks into your melted wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Fresh Brewed Coffee – Worlds Best Fragrance Oil
Coffee lovers beware, this is going to be a scent you will not get over soon. The Fresh Brewed Coffee – Worlds Best Fragrance Oil is a carefully formulated scent that smells just like real coffee with heavy base notes of chocolate. Further, this scent has wonderful effervescent coffee top notes, and incredible scent throw! This fragrance is so strong; you will want to cut back on the amount you use in your applications. While concentrated in the bottle it may smell odd, as it is too strong. However, this fragrance oil is the perfect coffee aroma for candles that is true and strong!
We think this scent should be used in a dark brown candle with five drops brown liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded brown color block per four pounds of wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Cinnamon Sticks Fragrance Oil
Lovers of spice scents are really in for a treat with this next fragrance oil! The true to life Cinnamon Sticks Fragrance Oil, naturally, has the aroma of freshly ground cinnamon bark. The only thing we can think of with a more true cinnamon scent is actual, fresh cinnamon. However, we think our scent would be a really close second. Obviously, this fragrance oil would be perfect for creating homemade spice candles that are sure to impress!
We recommend using three drops brown plus one drop red liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax or shred a small amount of brown and red color block into your melted wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Lilac Fragrance Oil
Speaking from experience, there is nothing then the fragrant aroma of a fresh lilac bush wafting through your home. While you could buy your own floral plant, the Lilac Fragrance Oil is the next best thing. This scent is nothing but the true aroma of a freshly blooming lilac bush. Plus, the scent is strong and perfect for creating candles that really go the distance. Thus, this floral fragrance oil is a perfect choice for home scenting.
We suggest that you use two drops purple plus a tiny bit of red liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded purple and red color block per four pounds of wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Blueberry Muffin Fragrance Oil
There is nothing better than a delicious food scent in a homemade candle and this tasty fragrance really sets the bar! Our Blueberry Muffin Fragrance Oil has a strong aroma of freshly baked muffins of the, you guessed it, blueberry variety. The fragrance has some top notes of juicy tart blueberries with orange zests, middle notes of butter cake, and base notes of vanilla and almond. Further, this scent is actually one of the strongest fragrance oils that we carry! Talk about a great candle scent!
This candle should be a dark blue from six drops of blue plus one drop black liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax or shred an ample amount of a blue and black color block into your melted wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Pomegranate Fragrance Oil
Further, we have another wonderful fruit scent that would be perfect as a room scent. The Pomegranate Fragrance Oil is a perfect for providing a bright, sweet candle aroma. Plus, this fragrance oil contains purely the wonderful aroma of freshly sliced pomegranate. So, pomegranate lovers or anyone that is looking for a strong, fruit scent that really lasts should try this scent out in their candle recipes.
We suggest using four drops red plus one drop burgundy liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded red and burgundy color blocks per four pounds of wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles NG Vanilla & Lavender Type Fragrance Oil
Lavender and vanilla are both well known and enjoyed scents. Plus, these two aroma work very nicely together. The NG Vanilla & Lavender Type Fragrance Oil is a relaxing and tranquil, but don’t let that fool you as it is a perfect candle scent! This unique scent is a memorable blend of fresh lavender, fresh vanilla beans, with orange zests and patchouli. This scent is strong enough to be a great candle, yet remains a tranquil scent by the nature of its ingredients.
We recommend creating a light purple from one drop of purple liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded purple color block per 4 pounds of wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Fruity Rings Fragrance Oil
Any fans of sweet scents will go crazy for this fragrance oil! This Fruity Rings Fragrance Oil smells just like a freshly poured bowl of the well loved, sugary breakfast cereal. Plus, this scent is very, very strong! This aroma of lemon rinds, lime, and grapefruit; middle notes of lemongrass, lily, and verbena; and base notes of vanilla sugar creates the perfect combination that I simply can not get enough of. This scent is perfect for creating irresistibly delicious scented candles!
This fruity scent should be colored with two drops red liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded red color block per four pounds of wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Patchouli Fragrance Oil
Some natural candles deserve a scent that fits its ingredients. So, we have a perfect fragrance oil for any candle makers that enjoy earthy notes and more natural smelling scents. The Patchouli Fragrance oil is strong, long lasting and perfect for candles. The aroma is exactly an earthy aroma of true herbal patchouli. Thus, this scent will be well loved by those that enjoy earthy scents, such as patchouli, as it is strong enough to fill a home.
We recommend using two drops brown and three drops orange liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded brown and orange color blocks per four pounds of wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance Oil
Floral scents can be used to create some lovely scented candles, but not all fragrances are created equal. This floral scent is strong enough to make the list of candles scents and smells absolutely divine. Our Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance Oil is the truest possible rose scent available on the market! It was difficult to discover, but after all that time we knew when we hit the winner. This scent has captured the gorgeous aroma perfectly and is not easily duplicated.
We suggest using two drops red liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded red color block per 4 pounds of wax for this scented candle.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Ocean Mist Fragrance Oil
Those looking for a cool musk fragrance oil for candle making just came to the right place. The Ocean Mist Fragrance Oil is a very strong, aquatic scent that performs perfectly in candle waxes. This scent is a complex bouquet of carnations, lily of the valley, and hyacinth; underlined by oakmoss and white musk. So, if you enjoy the sound of this scent and would like to create candles, try it out. This fragrance oil is sure to perform exactly as you’d expect the best fragrance to perform, which is amazingly!
This cool scent is perfect for a candle colored with three drops blue plus one drop green liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded blue and green color blocks per four pounds of wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil
This scent is absolutely delicious, just like a real peppermint patty! The scent of our Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil is of creamy peppermint and vanilla with a strong down of bitter sweet chocolate. So, candles that use this strong scent will have both the scent of decadent chocolate and the cool aroma of fresh mint. Overall, this scent would create amazingly delicious food scented candles.
Appropriately, this scented candle should be colored like chocolate. So, use five drops of the brown liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded brown color block per 4 pounds of wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Black Raspberry & Vanilla Fragrance Oil
Also, you can try out a scent that is irresistibly sweet and delicious. The Black Raspberry & Vanilla Fragrance Oil is a scent that has an enticing blend of blackberries and raspberries, with middle notes of white floral greenery, and bottom notes of musk and vanilla. Not only is this scent delicious, but the fragrance is quite strong and lingers as well. So, this would be perfect for creating some deliciously scented candles that are sure to get some appreciation.
This sweet scent deserves something fun, so we chose to make the candle purple. Add six drops of purple liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax or shred a small amount of a purple color block into your melted wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Country Bumpkin Fragrance Oil
Another great spice scent is the fantastic blend of our Country Bumpkin Fragrance Oil. This scent is a perfect blend of sweet notes and strong spices to create an amazing scent for the home. This aroma is a blend of apples, candied yams, marshmallows, sweet cream butter, brown sugar, nutmeg, crushed cinnamon bark and fresh cloves. Create your own scented candles with this fragrance oil and bring the country home to you!
A perfect color for this serene scent would be a lovely golden brown. So, use four drops of orange plus one drop of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax or shred a small amount of an orange and brown color block into your melted wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles Honeysuckle Fragrance Oil
Another lovely floral scent is the Natures Garden Honeysuckle Fragrance Oil. This floral is a perfect scent for spring. The aroma is a perfect dupe of a blooming honeysuckle bush. This fragrance oil has a scent of fresh ozonic honeysuckle blend with hints of jasmine, rose, and lilac, which makes a scent that is both lovely and strong for scented candles. Thus, those that enjoy floral candles should definitely try out this fragrance oil in their own creations. There is no way you would want to miss a scent this perfect for scented candles.
To achieve a perfect honeysuckle color for these candles, you should use either one drop of yellow liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax or shred a small amount of a yellow color block into your melted wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles NG Clean Breeze Type Fragrance Oil
Nobody can deny that clean aromas are perfect for creating room scents for the home. Not only does this make your home feel cleaner, but the scent is relaxing and lovely. Our NG Clean Breeze Type Fragrance Oil is the perfect clean laundry scent. While the scent is strong and clean, the aroma carries a fruity floral blend of peach, watermelon, neroli and jasmine on a dry down of aquatic notes and musk. Thus, this scent is a strong aroma that smells clean, fresh, and happy.
For this scent. we recommend coloring candles with either three drops green and one drop blue liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded blue and green color block per four pounds of wax.
Best Fragrance Oils for Candles NG Loving Spell Fragrance Oil
Another kind of fruit scent that would be wonderful for creating candles would be the NG Loving Spell Fragrance Oil. This scent is blend of citrus scents that create a sweet, clean aroma. The fragrance oil is composed of sweet bouquet of mandarin orange, bergamot, and tangerine enhanced by hints of fresh peaches, strawberries, and raspberries on an undertone of white musk. Further, this scent is strong enough to create a perfectly wonderful and complex scented candle.
Those that may be looking for a color suggestion for this scent can try out our own coloring scheme. We chose an orange hue as this scent is largely citrus, like oranges. So, we would use four drops orange liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded orange color block per four pounds of wax.
If you enjoyed these fragrance oils, then you can check out even more of our strongest fragrances by going to our Top Candle Scents category on the Natures Garden website.