Most Popular Soy Wax Candle Scents

When it comes to fragrances in the home, soy wax candles have developed a niche for themselves. The variety of scents available in soy wax candles is vast.  There’s a perfect fragrance for every mood and occasion. 

In this article, we’ll talk about some of the most popular soy wax candle scents that have candle lovers coming back for more.

Why Soy Wax Candles Are a Popular Choice?

Soy wax is made from soybean oil, a renewable resource.  In addition, soy wax is easy to fragrance.  Because there is a ever increasing range of sublime fragrances to choose from, soy wax candles are smelling better and better, making them a favorite among those who appreciate having high-quality fragrance products in their homes.

Now let’s check out the most popular soy wax candle scents:

1. Lavender

Lavender is a classic scent known for its calming and soothing properties. It’s a favorite for creating a relaxing environment, making it perfect for bedrooms and bathrooms. Because true French Lavender, which is a perfume ingredient, is so expensive to produce, most lavender oils available in South Africa are made from lavandin.  Lavandin is a hardy, mass-produced lavender hybrid, which yields a pungent, somewhat camphorous scent widely used in personal care products.

2. Vanilla

Vanilla soy candles are loved for their warm, sweet, and comforting fragrance. This soy wax candle scent is often associated with home baking and nostalgia, inducing a sense of coziness and comfort. Vanilla is versatile and pairs well with most waxes, although it combines particularly well with soy wax which has its own slightly nutty, milky scent.

3. Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is known for its refreshing and invigorating scent. Eucalyptus scent provides a sense of rejuvenation and clarity. Soy wax candles scented with eucalyptus are especially popular in living rooms and study areas where a boost in concentration and energy is desired.

4. Citrus

Citrus scents, including lemon, orange, and grapefruit, are popular for their bright, fresh, and uplifting properties. These fresh, clean soy wax fragrances are perfect anywhere, any time. Citrus fragrance oils are great as an energiser and for enhancing your focus.

5. Sandalwood

Sandalwood offers a rich, woody, and slightly sweet aroma that is both grounding and luxurious. Sandalwood soy candles are perfect for creating a sophisticated and serene environment. This scent is popular in meditation spaces and living rooms, where it can enhance relaxation and mindfulness.

6. Rose

Rose-scented soy wax candles provide a delicate and romantic fragrance that is perfect for creating an intimate atmosphere. The classic floral aroma of roses adds a touch of elegance and charm. Rose scents are often associated with love and tranquility.

7. Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin spice is a seasonal favorite that brings the essence of autumn into your home. This scent combines notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Pumpkin spice soy wax candles are perfect for cosy living rooms and bedrooms during the autumn months.

8. Black Pomegranate

Black Pomegranate scent evokes the fresh, clean, and slightly salty air of the seaside. These soy candles are perfect for bringing a touch of the beach into your home, creating a refreshing and relaxing environment. Black Pomegranate fragrance provides a sense of calm and escape.

Unique Fragrances that Candle Deli Offers

Candle Deli offers a custom range of fragrance oils specifically designed for soy candles for those looking to discover unique aromas. You can explore our collection here.


Soy wax candles bring sustainable luxury and a variety of exquisite scents to your home. Whether you prefer calming lavender, comforting vanilla, or refreshing citrus, these candles offer quality and sensory pleasure. Transform your space with the sublime fragrant indulgence of soy wax candles.


Do soy wax candles produce a noticeable scent?

Yes, soy wax candles will have a noticeable scent throw in a closed room without aircon.  Soy wax has a relatively low melting point, allowing it to release fragrances easily from the melt pool.

Can soy wax candles be used for aromatherapy?

Yes, soy wax candles can be infused with essential oils to create aromatherapy benefits. They can help reduce stress, improve mood, and promote relaxation depending on the essential oil used.

Why Choose Candle Deli?

Candle Deli stands out as a premier choice for soy wax and fragrance oils for several compelling reasons:

Quality Products: Candle Deli offers top-notch pure soy wax and high quality fragrance oils.

Variety of Fragrances: We provide a custom range of quality fragrance oils.  Our range includes traditional favourites like vanilla and sandalwood and extends to unique blends which paint olfactory portraits of iconic places and unforgettable moods.

Eco-Friendly Approach: Candle Deli is committed to sustainability. We re-use and support the limited use of plastic.