These Black Owned Candle Companies Promote Wellness & Healing with natural and therapeutic products.

Candles are scientifically proven to soothe us. The smell stimulates the part of your brain connected to memory and mood and their gentle, mesmerizing light makes them a perfect aid for any relaxation routine.

Scented candles have been used for centuries in all manner of rituals to promote healing, enhance meditation and cleanse energies. From boosting energy to relieving stress, and even enhancing mental clarity, the healing properties in a lighted scented candle can deliver psychological effects.

These 5 black owned candle companies tap into the benefits of aromatherapy and create products that do more than just smell nice; they create products that help you heal.  

Love Notes    

Health and environment are the focus for Love Note founder Nya Kam. Love Notes create hand poured soy candles infused with a custom blended fragrance to fulfill therapeutic needs.  

Heavenly scent combos like lemon verbena-ginger-mint and black amber lavender pear bring a unique scent to your environment as you relax and breathe through hard times. 


Instagram: @lovenotesllc

The Harlem Candle Co. 

For those who like a little “pizazz,” the Harlem Candle Company is a home fragrance brand with scented candles inspired by the richness of Harlem. 

Creator Teri Johnson, combines her love of fragrance, jazz, and Harlem to create products that feel and smell like luxury. 

Each candle is handcrafted with soy blend wax and infused with one of a kind fragrance oils that tell a story. Harlem candles “emanate” a soft scent that create an atmosphere of comfort.


Instagram: @harlemcandlecompany

LIT Brooklyn 

The makers at Lit Brooklyn believe you can transform the ambiance of a room simply by having a candle lit. They curate unique collaborations with other makers and creatives to create unique experiences with their candles. 

Another company focused on high quality and nature, their 100% natural soy wax candles are made in their homes used to transform the ambiance of any room.

More than selling candles, LIT candles serve as a reminder to be your best self. 


Instagram: @litbklyn


ReBourne was created from a need to find peace in creativity as the owner was recovering from a tragic burn accident when she created her company. She was able to rehab herself mentally in order to start her life over. 

Her fragrances reflect that purpose, to help others in need of mental transformation whether it be from an accident or simply a bad day. 

With scents that touch the soul like hazelnut coffee or grapefruit and rain, ReBourne candles are a daily invitation to transform your mind, your space, and ultimately your life. 


Instagram: @rebournenyc

Wicked Flame

Wicked Flame candle company creates artisan candles and body products that work together to set moods; helping you relax and release for a better mind, body, and spirit. 

Their newest product, The Renewal Box helps to inspire renewal and wellness with aromatic and clean scents. 

The spa box is a monthly subscription service with four full size items that promote wellness for lovers of candles and vegan skincare products. 

Their belief in the power of nature inspires them to create handmade products using only organic and natural products. 


Instagram: @wickedcandlebox