13 Target Candles to Make Your Whole House Smell Like Summer
Sit back, close your eyes, and imagine you're in a tropical paradise. What does that smell like to you? Blooming bergamot and bougainvillea? Driftwood and salt air? Fresh coconut, pineapple, or perhaps a pitcher of watermelon margaritas?
If you said any — or all — of those things, you're in luck, and it won't even take a plane ticket to actually get there. Target has a bunch of summery candles that can transport you on the trip of your dreams, and they start at just $6. Check out our favorites below, and see which one will be sending you straight on your next vacation.
— Additional reporting by Morgan Ashley Parker
An Ombré Candle: Ombre Oval Candle Poolside Breeze
Made from a blend of palm wax and paraffin wax, the Ombre Oval Candle Poolside Breeze ($10) is infused with amber, coconut, and woodsy scents to give your home the smell of a poolside breeze. The two-wick candle has a 35-hour burn time.
A Tropical Candle: Lidded Glass Jar 3-Wick Candle
Not only will the Lidded Glass Jar 3-Wick Candle ($10) bring a tropical scent into your home, but its glass jar will give off the perfect summer vibe. If you close your eyes, you may even be fooled into thinking you're at the beach.
A Fruity Candle: Lidded Glass Jar Pineapple Splash Candle
The Lidded Glass Jar Pineapple Splash Candle ($10) has a sun-colored vase that will warm up any room of your home, pun intended. Its refreshing pineapple, fruit, and tropical scents set the perfect summer ambience.
A Fresh-Smelling Candle: Hearth & Hand Lemon Pie Tonal Ceramic Candle
The blend of coconut and lemon that the Hearth & Hand Lemon Pie Tonal Ceramic Candle ($15-$25) gives off will immediately brighten your day. Its ceramic exterior mixes well with almost all decor schemes, making this the perfect home addition.
A Mosquito-Repelling Candle: Citronella & Mint Concrete Candle
Not only will this Citronella & Mint Concrete Candle ($20) keep mosquitos away, but its cream-colored vase will suit any room of your house. The pack of four can be placed anywhere you'd like, including your patio.
A Beachy Candle: Ceramic Candle Sea Salt Coconut Cream
If you love the smell of the beach, this Ceramic Candle Sea Salt Coconut Cream ($15) embodies it. Its sea salt and coconut scent will fill your home with summery vibes, and its three wicks allow for a 50-hour burn time.
A Ceramic Candle: Hearth & Hand Wildflowers Fluted Ceramic Candle
The Hearth & Hand Wildflowers Fluted Ceramic Candle ($6-$50) has the perfect blend of lemon and bergamot that will enliven your space. Its cylindrical fluted ceramic container will add an earthy touch to your home.
An Earthy Candle: Ceramic Candle With Exposed Bottom
The Ceramic Candle With Exposed Bottom ($15) has a gorgeous black container that will complement white furniture and decor. Its oakmoss and vetiver scents give off an earthy aroma that smells like the countryside.
A Paradise Candle: Lidded Glass Jar Hibiscus Lime Candle
Your home will smell like a tropical vacation with the Lidded Glass Jar Hibiscus Lime Candle ($10). The melon and sugarcane candle is infused with essential oils that give off the familiar smell of paradise.
A Citrus Candle: Hearth & Hand Golden Hour Fluted Ceramic Candle
Lift your spirits with the refreshing scent of the Hearth & Hand Golden Hour Fluted Ceramic Candle ($6-$50). The candle comes in two different sizes with a powerful orange and lemon aroma that can't be missed.