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

Liz Alterman | Aug 6, 2014 Home & Garden
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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  • Mmm Bacon Candle


    Image via Yankee Candle/Facebook

    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)

  • Popcorn Candle


    Image via Hotwicks/Facebook

    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)

  • Marshmallow Chicks Candle


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    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)

  • Beer Candle


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    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)

  • The Hippie Candle


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    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)

  • Man Town Candle


    Image via Yankee Candle/Facebook

    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)

  • Urinal Cake Candle


    Image via Hotwicks/Facebook

    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)

  • Riding Mower Candle


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    Can you fool the family into thinking you just cut the grass by lighting this candle? If you love the scent of a freshly mown lawn, this one is for you! ($27.99 at Yankee Candle


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