The Best New Candles That Launched This Month

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May is finally here and it's only a matter of time before we're in full summer mode. But until then, we'll be dreaming of summer with the help of this month's new candle scents. From home fragrances designed to boost your mood to tomato and garden-inspired blends, these are the best new candle releases this month.


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1. Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Lemon Pie Fluted Ceramic Candle, $5.99-$49.99

Hearth & Hand with Magnolia at Target is always stocked with feel-good home finds, and they just debuted even more. In addition to tabletop and gardening essentials, the brand launched new candles, including this drool-worthy lemon pie scent.


2. Opalhouse Ombre Tin Candle in Fizzy Cherry, $15

This cherry-scented candle is just one of the many new Opalhouse candles that are reminiscent of the warm summer days ahead.


3. P.F. Candle Co. Soft Focus Candle Collection, $24-$61

Here's another launch that's giving us major summer vibes. From Los Angeles-based P.F. Candle Co., the Soft Focus collection features three scents: Canyon Hideaway, Electric Surf, and Citrus Daze.


4. Outdoor Fellow Tomato Vine Scented Candle, $32

Inspired by a fresh garden, this tomato-scented candle also has hints of basil and lemon zest for a refreshing scent experience. For a limited time, you also receive tomato seeds when you buy the candle, while supplies last.


5. Gibson & Dehn MOOD Candle Collection, $35-$95

We've always had the feeling that candles can affect your mood, but this collection is specifically designed to help improve focus, energy, mindfulness, and happiness using the power of scents. In the MOOD lineup, you can find the energizing, citrus-scented Sunshine, botanical, focus-inducing Good Times, and relaxing, lavender, and woodsy combo Moonlight.