The Most Popular Candles At Target

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Who doesn't like candles? They're therapeutic, smell good, create ambiance, and can even repel bugs. Target may have some of the most enticing scents and brands to choose from. From Threshold and Opalhouse to Hearth & Hand and Project 62, there is a variety of candles for any occasion. Why do we crave that fragrant flicker? According to Travel + Leisure, the scent of candles encourages a portion of the brain to help regulate our moods, which is connected to our emotional response and memory. With sensory means, candles may trigger happy or sad memories and emotions; regardless, a small burning flame is calming and tranquil when applied day or night.

What's your favorite scent? Maybe you prefer fresh seasonal scents like apple and pumpkin or coastal inspiration like coconut, mango, or sea salt. Even dark amber, jasmine, sandalwood, and musk can arouse the senses. Whatever your taste, there might be some exceptional candles worth checking out at Target. Read on to discover some of the most popular scents!

Threshold Rustic Palo Santo Candle

Indulge in the earthy scent of Threshold's 15-ounce Ceramic Jar 3-Wick Black Label Rustic Palo Santo Candle. Filled with a rich, warm essence that combines vetiver, amyris, and clove, the intoxicating candle comes in an earthy brown ceramic jar with three wicks. What is palo santo? Native to various parts of South America like Peru and Ecuador, palo santo (Bursera graveolens), or "holy wood," originates from a fragrant tree bark (via Healthline). Known for various healing and medicinal properties within the wood and oil, this soothing scent may be the perfect tool to help you unwind.

Made of soy wax, coconut oil, and paraffin wax, you can burn away any negative energy for up to 20 hours with this exclusive palo santo candle. Currently available for $16, you may purchase the therapeutic candle in-store or online. With high customer ratings (92% would recommend it), this calming velvety candle blends with most decors.

Opalhouse Cozy Nights Candle

Cuddle up with Cozy Nights Glass Jar Candle by Opalhouse. A customer favorite with over 100 5-star reviews, establish the evening with this warm, masculine soy wax blend candle. This decadent scent mixes the aromas of caramel, bergamot, and tobacco. Stemming from an orange citrus fruit, bergamot alone is an uplifting essence, which can help lessen stressful feelings, as it becomes enriched when united with the sweet and smokey (via Parks Candles). The Cozy Nights candle comes in two different sizes: 15.1-ounce and 4.1-ounce, although the smaller version is currently out of stock, as noted online.

Currently available for $5, the affordable and endearing two-wick candle comes in a glass jar with a lid and may burn for up to 50 hours. The wicks are also said to crackle softly within their glow. The comforting candle can mix with most decor, especially in a relaxed, bohemian space.

Harvest Spice Fluted Amber Glass Candle

Something for fall, or maybe any season, the Joanna Gaines-inspired Harvest Spice by Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Candle is elegant and white yet full of spice. The soy and paraffin wax blend candle features a pretty, fluted, amber-colored glass container to mingle perfectly with your harvest-time decor. A popular purchase, Harvest Spice comes in two sizes: a small 5-ounce with one wick ($6.99) and a larger 32-ounce with multiple wicks ($34.99). Why do you need it? With fall comes family time, food, changes in the weather, and plenty of comforting moments associated with the intoxicating scent of pumpkin spice (via USA Today). Cozy up with a latte and a throw, as this nostalgic candle may burn for up to 28 hours indoors or outdoors.

Check online to see where the closest Harvest Spice candle is to you, as it may be available to purchase in-store or online. A well-loved buy, the candle is fashioned by designer Joanna Gaines' Hearth & Hand product line associated with Magnolia.