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8 Crazy Candle Scents We Can’t Believe Actually Exist (PHOTOS)


When most people think of candles, fragrant and warm vanilla, berry, or floral scents come to mind.

What you don't expect, and may not want to smell, are some of the wacky aromas captured in wax we found that mimic some rather strong odors.

Here are 8 of the craziest candles scents you can find for your home. Don't say we didn't warn you!

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Would you buy any one of these unusual candles? If so, which ones?


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1Mmm Bacon Candle

Who doesn't love the smell of bacon cooking on a Saturday or Sunday morning? Perhaps burning this candle could be a new way to rouse the kids (and your husband) out of bed. ($27.99 at Yankee Candle)

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2Popcorn Candle

If you're trying to create an authentic movie night experience in your own home, why not give the popcorn candle a try? It's sure to last long after all your bowls of the real thing are empty. ($12.95 at Hotwicks)

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3Marshmallow Chicks Candle

This Peeps Marshmallow Chicks candle allows you to inhale the sweet scent of a favorite Easter treat without consuming any of the calories. ($27.99 at Peeps & Company.com)

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4Beer Candle

Do you ever find yourself longing for the good old college days? Here's a way to re-create the smell of those frat parties without actually attending one. ($12.95 at Hotwicks)

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5The Hippie Candle

If the scent of patchouli takes you back to your favorite Grateful Dead show, or even Woodstock, then this candle is for you. ($12.95 at Hotwicks)

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6Man Town Candle

A blend of spices, woods, and musk, if the name doesn't make you chuckle, perhaps the graphic of a guy holding the remote on this candle's label will. ($27.99 at Yankee Candle)

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7Urinal Cake Candle

Look! It's everyone's favorite oxymoron: Urinal cake. Light this candle if you want to pretend you're inside the restroom at a football stadium. ($12.95 at Hotwicks)


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