The Best Valentine's Day Candles to Gift Her This Year -- Diptyque, Nest and More

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A long-lasting scented candle is the perfect gift in any season -- but it's an especially romantic one for Valentine's Day. Not only can a great luxury candle dress up any space with a more elegant, home decor touch, but it can also set the mood and fill a room with an especially warm, cozy smell. Whether you're collecting candles to light every day and night for that homey vibe or you're just trying to find a wonderfully relaxing gift for the woman in your life, a candle makes for a truly thoughtful great -- especially if you don't want to buy traditional V-Day goodies like candy, flowers, chocolate-covered strawberries or even jewelry.

There are so many beautiful candle scents and styles to shop that can help set the tone for a romantic evening and elevate any date night. From lavender and amber to rose, vanilla, sandalwood, peony, jasmine and more floral notes -- a hand poured candle really is the sweetest of Valentine's Day gifts.

In honor of the upcoming romantic holiday, ET Style has curated a list of the best Valentine's Day candles that'll add a cozy ambiance to any home -- and show the one you love just how much you care. Shop various candle fragrances ranging in deliciously sweet (hi, sugar cookies) to smoky and woody wax melts from beloved brands such as Nest, Homesick, Glasshouse Fragrances, Jo Malone, Diptyque, Yankee Candle, Boy Smells and more.

For more Valentine's Day shopping inspiration, check out our official V-Day gift guide -- which covers everything from the best Valentine's Day lingerie to the 20 best gifts to give to loved ones. 

Ahead, shop all romantic candles (including soy candle and wick candle options) to give as gifts for her that set the mood for a super romantic night with your loved one.

ET Style's Picks for the Best Valentine's Day Candles:

Diptyque's Roses Scented Candle is an icon on Valentine's Day and beyond. It smells of a floral scent and encompasses the gorgeous notes of rose in a pink and red jar candle structure.


Even if you can't be with the person you love this Valentine's Day, you can bring the essence of home with you wherever you are thanks to Homesick's wide variety of scented candles.


With notes of Bulgarian rose and Indonesian patchouli, this scented candle exudes all things that are lovely about a classic rose bouquet.


Bring the essence of a fresh, florally-abundant garden into your home with this pretty, pink Yankee Candle.


A limited-edition Boy Smells candle created in collaboration with Kacey Musgraves, Slow Burn has a cozy, toasty feel with a hint of spice, courtesy of the incense, black pepper, raspberry and cedarwood. 


Notes of mahogany, lavender, wood and geranium are encompassed in this stunning candle from Sweet Water Decor.


Happy Cuffing Season to all who celebrate! Honor the lovey season with this golden candle from FORVR Mood -- made with notes of Iris, Douglas Fir and more.


Nothing smells quite as sweet as a fresh batch of cookies coming out of the oven -- this candle by Sweet Water Decor is exactly that yummy scent.


Diptyque's Feu de Bois candle is an icon. It smells woody and smoky, like a cozy, crackling fireplace. Curl up on the sofa, light Feu de Bois and pour yourself a glass of red. 



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