Transform Your Atmosphere: Explore the Best Made-in-Malaysia Scented Candles

With sustainability, craftsmanship and aesthetic appeal in mind, here are the best scented candles Malaysia has to offer in 2023.

Imagine the comforting feeling of returning home, lighting up a scented candle, and basking in its gentle glow as it casts a warm and inviting atmosphere, transporting you to a place of relaxation and tranquillity. Let the enchanting glow and captivating whiffs of a scented candle whisk you away to a world of blissful serenity.

Whether you crave a moment of solitude, plan a romantic date night, or seek a thoughtful gift for someone special, look no further as we list the best scented candles Malaysia has to offer. These candles are meticulously crafted, combining sustainability, craftsmanship, and aesthetic appeal into one delightful package.


Proudly co-founded by Julie Yim and her partner, Lilin+Co is all about creating unique and eco-friendly experiences with their 100% premium hand-poured soy candles. At Lilin+Co, sustainability is central to their mission. When you select one of their candles, you’re not only acquiring a candle but also a work of art created with passion.

Always delivering nothing but the best to their candle lovers, Lilin+Co ensures that their candles are made with the utmost care, using the finest quality fragrance oils, essential oils, and extracts that meet IFRA standards and are free from phthalates. If you’re in the mood for something truly special, you absolutely have to try their Burnt Fig & Cassis and Neroli & Ylang Ylang Candle, which will transport you to a world of aroma like no other.

What makes Lilin+Co even more exciting is their collaborations with local favourites like So, I’m Jenn and Petit Moi. By partnering with these beloved names and businesses, Lilin+Co brings even more joy and creativity to their candle creations. They now also offer all-new diffusers, providing a flameless option to enjoy captivating scents and ambience.


Price Range: RM 30.00 – RM 75:00

Store Address: A Place Where – APW, 04b, Canvas C, 29, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


Inspired by the Malay word ‘menyala’, which means ‘to light up’, Nyala is dedicated to illuminating your life with love and passion.

Brought to you by the one and only, Azfar Heri, Nyala candles are a reflection of his creative spirit and genuine enthusiasm. Each candle is carefully crafted with Azfar’s personal touch, infusing them with a unique charm that radiates throughout any space.

What makes Nyala candles even more special is that they are locally made in Malaysia, embodying a deep sense of community and support for local artisans. With Nyala, you’re not just enjoying a candle but also contributing to the growth and prosperity of local talent.


Price Range: RM 50.00 – RM 75:00

Store Address: B2-13, Liberty Arc@Ampang Ukay, Hulu Kelang, 68000 Ampang, Selangor


Step into the world of Håndlavet, an online business store that embraces the art of gifting. Named after the Danish word for “handmade,” Håndlavet is a place where every gift tells a story and holds its own unique purpose.

What sets Håndlavet apart is that their candles are hand-poured daily in small batches, ensuring that each one is made with utmost care and attention to detail and carries its own narrative ready to be shared and cherished by its recipient. Made from 100% natural soy wax, Håndlavet not only focuses on creating meaningful gifts but also on preserving the environment making it one of the best scented candles Malaysia has to offer.


Price Range: RM 20.00

Store Address: Online

Borneo Candle Studio

Founded in 2018, Borneo Candle Studio was brought to life by a Malaysian and Bruneian duo who, despite their different backgrounds, shared a common vision: to celebrate their origins and showcase the beauty of their respective countries through captivating scents.

Bringing local scents to life, Borneo Candle Studio creates aromatic wonders that transport you to the heart of this enchanting region. With scents like Borneo Oudh and Santan Cabin, get ready to ignite a flame that tells a story of heritage, paying homage to the natural wonders, vibrant cultures, and diverse communities that make Borneo extraordinary.


Price Range: RM 48.00

Store Address: Online

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Self Supply was founded by Joee and Emily, who embarked on their business journey during the pandemic. They specialise in crafting handmade candles, candle accessories, and tile furniture.

Imagine transforming your candles into delightful centrepieces in your home. Self Supply draws inspiration from nature, surroundings, outfits, daily life, aesthetics, and even the smallest details that bring joy. Whether it’s their mini bear candles, the alluring sexy ladies series, or the bold butt cheeks designs, each creation from Self Supply is brimming with joy and infused with personality. They firmly believe in creating every piece with a sense of fun and individuality, ensuring that their products are much more than mere candles or accessories. It is definitely something different on our list of best scented candles Malaysia has to offer.


Price Range: RM 10.00 – RM 70.00

Store Address: Online

Kiss the Pink

Inspired by the delightful world of sweet desserts, Kiss the Pink brings you a collection that celebrates all things pink. Be ready for a celebration of vibrant energy and everything colourful.

Whether you’re looking to create a cosy corner or add a pop of colour to your room, Kiss the Pink is perfect to spice up your living space to get you ready for your next Instagram-worthy picture. But it’s not just about aesthetics; their collection also embraces captivating scents that evoke the essence of fruity, floral and sweet delights. Each candle is crafted to ignite your senses and transport you to a world filled with delectable fragrances.


Price Range: RM 50.00+

Store Address: Pop-up store at 2046 Cafe, 54, Jalan SS 23/11, Taman Sea, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

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