Fall Candles from Evil Queen & A to Z

Fall Candles from Evil Queen & A to Z
Purchased by me

Fall and winter are my favorite times of the year for candles. The rich scents of apples, pumpkin, caramel, pine, cinnamon, and clove make me feel so cozy and warm. Now that October is here, I start my hunt for new fall candles. As luck would have it, this year, I was introduced to two women-owned, cruelty-free brands during a recent video from Youtuber Jholmie.  Her picks? Evil Queen and A to Z Candles.

If you’re not familiar with Jess of Jholmie, I highly recommend checking out her channel. She is a highly entertaining cruelty-free, vegan beauty Youtuber. For instance, her ASMR style video featuring Evil Queen and A to Z is probably the first ASMR video I’ve ever seen involving cursing. It’s both soothing and hilarious.

Fall Candles from Evil Queen

How can you not love a brand with such an engaging name? In addition to being a brand with attitude, Evil Queen candles are handmade in L.A., vegan, cruelty-free, and non-toxic. They feature 100% soy wax, 100% cotton wicks, a 50+ hour burn time, and a little affirmation card.

This woman-owned brand creates candles for all seasons and tastes. If you’re not sure which one to pick you can take their scent quiz. Their fall candle collection features six scents with names like Snug Life and 100% Witch. I picked two, including Fall Feels and Get Toasted.

Fall Feels is the quintessential fall scent. It features apple, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, orange and cedarwood in a 12 oz glass jar. This candle reminds me of going apple picking on a fall day or curling up with a glass of hot cider by the fire.

If sitting by the fire is your thing, then you will love Get Toasted as much as I do. With its wood wick and a blend of chocolate, graham crackers, marshmallow, you’ll be craving s’mores all season long. I just adore listening to the crackling wood wick as the warm aroma feels my room with all things autumn. (The candle is currently sold out, but hopefully, Evil Queen will restock soon.)

A to Z Candles

Jess also recommended the brand A to Z. Like Evil Queen, it’s a female-owned, cruelty-free vegan candle company. They also make diffusers, wax melts, and room and body sprays. Their soy wax candles are also free of toxins like phthalates. Additionally, A to Z makes monthly donations to Foreverland Farm and Sunrise Sanctuary to help support rescued farm animals.

A to Z Candles

In addition to picking up two of their fall candles in Be Grateful and Love You a Latte, I also stopped by the Halloween shop. I couldn’t resist their Mr. Bones skull candle; a customizable candle and glass tumbler.

I was drawn to Be Grateful for its frosted ginger and spice blend. It reminds me of my favorite holiday drink, a Chai Latte with gingerbread. Yummy. My second pick, Love You A Latte, is a rich mix of espresso, dark chocolate, vanilla, and maple. Both have incredible throws. They are warm and spicy, with a hint of sweet.

All of A to Z’s candles come in 4 oz, 9 oz, 16 oz, and 16 oz sizes. Because I was picking up Mr. Bones, I opted for two 4 oz candles.

Speaking of Mr. Bones, this glass, skull-shaped candle is new to A to Z. I’m so glad they decided to create this fun, spooky candle/tumbler. If you’re wondering how a candle can be a tumbler, it’s simple. After you’re done burning it, all you have to do is clean it out, then take the sticker off the lid to reveal the pre-made straw hole. It’s such a fun and inspiring idea.

Another inspired feature of Mr. Bones, you get to pick the candle scent from about 15 options. I picked Autumn Wreath, which is a woodsy blend of cinnamon, cloves, and freshly fallen leaves. It’s a cleaner version of other popular brands.

I’m looking forward to burning Mr. Bones, along with my other fall candles from A to Z and Evil Queen all season long. If you’re looking for new candles to burn, I highly recommend supporting both of these women-owned, cruelty-free, small businesses. If their fall options are this good, I can’t wait to see what they’ll offer for winter/holiday.

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