We love candles. Theycomplementyour home, add decor, create a mood and give your space a unique vibe. From adding an extra accent to your living room coffee table to finishing off a day of house cleaning, candles come with a slew of benefits.
And while there are plenty of candle companies on the market, this is one space that ourBlack creatorsare slowly taking over. That’s right, companies like Yankee Candle and Colonial Candle can officially move on over.Black-ownedcandle brands are growing and their offerings make the perfect rival. Whether you’re sensitive to scents or prefer a luxurious offering that can make an impact on your energy, there are plenty of Black-founded brands to choose from.
4. HARLEM CANDLE COMPANY
Harlem Candle Company Co. is a luxury home fragrance brand specializing in scented candles inspired by the richness of Harlem. Founded in 2014 by travel and lifestyle expert Teri Johnson, the brand has grown from humble beginning her kitchen to one of the most coveted candle companies in the market. Each 12-ounce candle come with an 80-hour burn time and are also made with a soy blend. Not to mention, some candles are even named after Renaissance heroes like Langston Hughes, Duke Ellington and Josephine Baker.