Picture the Fall season in your mind's eye. Did you think of changing leaves, warm blankets, or maybe Halloween? Odds are, candles popped up somewhere in your autumnal fantasy, because something about cozy nights spent burning candles and watching movies perfectly captures the season. We think of candles during Fall, too, which is why we asked a variety of companies to send us their best seasonal offerings for the ultimate Autumn-candle sniff-athon.
Dozens of shipments and countless editor reviews later, 45 scents reigned supreme when put to the POPSUGAR test. Here are our honest reviews of Fall candles under $50, so that you don't have to spend hours in the candle aisle . . . unless you want to. (We don't judge!)