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Top 20 candle brands made in the USA
Spark your patriotic side with domestically-produced scents.
American-made candles typically offer high-quality ingredients, unique scents and are hand poured. Treat yourself or someone special to a lovely home fragrance that doesn’t just smell great — it also supports an American-owned business.
- Not every product available on these websites is necessarily made in the USA. Some brands may only offer a small selection of American-made products. Check the product description before buying to be sure.
Our top picks
McCall's Country Candles
1803 Candles Scented Soy Jar Candle
Homesick Scented Candle, USA
Aunt Sadies Candles HUN013
List of 20 top American-made candles
We’ve rounded up some of the most popular candle brands that are made in the USA. Where possible, we’ve indicated if only a certain collection is American-made. Double-check on the product page for the specific candle you’re interested in.
|Brand||Made in||Products available||What to know||Where to buy?|
|1803 Candles||Illinois||Soy candles, wax melts, diffusers, room sprays||All products made in the USA||Amazon|
|American Story Candle||US||Candles||Veteran-owned; all products made in USA||American Story Candles|
|Anderson Lilley||California||Candles||All candles made in the USA||Anderson Lilley|
|Aunt Sadie's||Vermont||Candles in vintage tins||All products made in the USA||Amazon|
|Bedrock Tree Farm||US||Fir needle-based candles, soaps, body care||All products made in the USA||Amazon|
|Bee Hive Candles||Washington||100% pure beeswax candles||All products made in the USA||Amazon|
|Bridgewater Candle Company||US||Soy blend candles, diffusers, room sprays, bath bombs||All products made in the USA||Amazon|
|Bundle of Soy||New Jersey||Handmade soy candles||All products made in the USA||Bundle of Soy|
|David Oreck Candle Company||US||Soy candles, essential oils, wax melts||All products made in the USA||Amazon|
|Goose Creek Candles||Kentucky||Candles, wax melts, room sprays, hand soap, lotion||Family-owned company; all products made in the USA||Amazon|
|Homesick||US||Candles by state, city and country||All products made in the USA||Amazon|
|Le Feu De L'eau||US||Specialty candles||All products made in the USA||Amazon|
|McCall's Candles||Missouri||Candles, wax melts, diffusers||All products made in the USA||Amazon|
|Our Own Candle Company||US||Candles, wax melts, soaps||All products made in the USA||Amazon|
|Prairie Girl Candle Co||Nebraska||Soy candles, wax melts||All products made in the USA||Prairie Girl Candle Co|
|Root Candles||Ohio||Beeswax candles||All candles made in the USA||Amazon|
|Sacred Realm Candles||Alaska||Crystal candles||All candles hand-poured in Alaska||Sacred Realm Candles|
|Waxing Kara||Maryland||Soy candles||All candles made in USA||Waxing Kara|
|Woodfire Candle Co||Minnesota||Woodwick candles||All products made in the USA||Woodfire Candle Co|
|Yankee Candle||Massachusetts||Candles, air fresheners, room sprays, wax melts||The majority of products are made in the USA.||Yankee Candle|
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Top 5 candle brands made in the USA
Goose Creek Candles
A family-owned company making candles in the USA since 1998.
This Kentucky-based candle company offers a range of candle sizes and seasonal fragrances to suit every budget — and nose. Candle wicks are made of 100% cotton and are free of lead. All products — including its new line of body lotions and hand soaps — are made here in the US.
A fifth-generation, family-owned company specializing in beeswax.
Founded in 1869 by Amos Ives Root, Root Candles still holds the same values from more than 150 years ago: handcrafting high-quality, perfectly-fragranced beeswax candles on American soil.
Be whisked away back home with a whiff of a candle.
Homesick candles capture the essence of your home state or city, bringing you back to childhood or a favorite place you’ve traveled to. All candles are poured by hand in the USA.
What started as an American dream in a paint can has evolved into a successful candle making company.
Dee McCall made her first candles in vintage paint cans, eventually graduating to glass jars when her company started to take off. Today, McCall’s candles are widely available across the country — and still proudly made in America.
American Story Candles
A veteran-owned company serving up iconic American scents.
Flood your home with the smell of fresh-baked apple pie or spicy cedar garland for the holidays while supporting a veteran-owned business that’s dedicated to bolstering the US economy and American workers.
Do major retailers stock American-made candles?
Many made-in-USA candle brands are small, family-owned companies, so you may have to purchase on their individual websites. However, there are several American-made candle brands that are available on online marketplaces like Amazon and Etsy.
How do I know if a candle is made in the USA?
Look for “made in USA” or other similar terms on the product page of the candle you’re interesting in buying. Usually, this information will be very clear and easy to find. Otherwise, go directly to the brand’s website and look for information about where its products are made. Many brands state that all of their candles are American-made on their websites.
If you’re still having trouble finding this information, reach out to the brand directly.
Popular candle brands that are NOT made in the USA
These two popular candle brands do not appear to manufacture in the US.
- DW Home. DW Home states on its website that it uses “US developed fragrances and wax formulas,” but it does not make its products in the US. The customer service team let us know that all candles are hand-poured in Vietnam.
- Bath & Body Works. The company has stated that all of its products are made in North America, Europe and South Korea. While some candles have a “Made in Canada” label on the bottom, others do not list any country of origin. Finder has reached out to this brand for more information and is awaiting a response.
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