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Similar to plants, candles are a great way to make a house feel like a home.  Whether you're looking to conserve energy or simply want your space to smell incredible, these local candle shops may spark inspiration.

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1. Candle Delirium

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7980 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 656-3900
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Babe Walker of @whitegrlproblem says it best: "Candle Delirium has every single candle you could ever want/need, and the employees are super cute and nice and very willing to act as your personal scent sherpas if you’re feeling overwhelmed."

2. Diptyque

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312 North Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 385-5941
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Everyone knows that a perfect at-home Instagram always includes a cameo from a Diptyque "Baies" or "Figuier" candle, which is why the French perfumer's LA stores are wildly beloved. The feeling must be mutual, because the brand recently produced a $70 Beverly Hills-inspired candle, which can be exclusively purchased at this location.

3. Eric Buterbaugh Florals

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8247 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 651-9844
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Gwyneth Paltrow's favorite florist opened his lush 2,700-square-foot space this summer. In addition to offering floral design consultations, the property also features an art gallery and a boutique with Buterbaugh's new luxury fragrance collection ($300 and up) and candles, which have quickly become a runaway hit amongst scent snobs.

4. Le Labo

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8385 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 782-0411
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In addition to hosting every cool-kid's favorite scent (Santal 33), this vintage industrial-inspired boutique is also filled with its popular hand-poured scented candles. (Santal 26 is their bestseller.) If you're on the Westside, stop by La Labo's second LA store on Abbot Kinney.

5. Olvera Candle Shop

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11 Olvera St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Downtown dwellers know all about this famed candle shop. Founded in the 1930s, the historic spaces features one-of-a-kind Dia De Los Muertos handmade collectibles, original folk art created by local and Mexico-based talent, and of course, handcrafted candles.

6. Santa Maria Novella

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8411 Melrose Pl
West Hollywood, CA 90069
SMN was founded in Florence, Italy all the way back in 1221, making it one of the world's oldest pharmacies. Head here to score the company's famed pomegranate perfume candle, which has apparently been a bestseller for centuries.

7. Spellbound Sky

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1033 Myra Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(213) 926-9686
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Mystic Hippies flock to this shop to load up on ritual candles, which "are dressed and blessed under the new moon or full moon to enhance the effect, with affirmations programmed into each one. Essential oils and crystals are added to intensify the experience."

1. Candle Delirium

7980 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046
Babe Walker of @whitegrlproblem says it best: "Candle Delirium has every single candle you could ever want/need, and the employees are super cute and nice and very willing to act as your personal scent sherpas if you’re feeling overwhelmed."
7980 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046

2. Diptyque

312 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Everyone knows that a perfect at-home Instagram always includes a cameo from a Diptyque "Baies" or "Figuier" candle, which is why the French perfumer's LA stores are wildly beloved. The feeling must be mutual, because the brand recently produced a $70 Beverly Hills-inspired candle, which can be exclusively purchased at this location.
312 North Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

3. Eric Buterbaugh Florals

8247 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Gwyneth Paltrow's favorite florist opened his lush 2,700-square-foot space this summer. In addition to offering floral design consultations, the property also features an art gallery and a boutique with Buterbaugh's new luxury fragrance collection ($300 and up) and candles, which have quickly become a runaway hit amongst scent snobs.
8247 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048

4. Le Labo

8385 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048
In addition to hosting every cool-kid's favorite scent (Santal 33), this vintage industrial-inspired boutique is also filled with its popular hand-poured scented candles. (Santal 26 is their bestseller.) If you're on the Westside, stop by La Labo's second LA store on Abbot Kinney.
8385 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048

5. Olvera Candle Shop

11 Olvera St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Downtown dwellers know all about this famed candle shop. Founded in the 1930s, the historic spaces features one-of-a-kind Dia De Los Muertos handmade collectibles, original folk art created by local and Mexico-based talent, and of course, handcrafted candles.
11 Olvera St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

6. Santa Maria Novella

8411 Melrose Pl, West Hollywood, CA 90069
SMN was founded in Florence, Italy all the way back in 1221, making it one of the world's oldest pharmacies. Head here to score the company's famed pomegranate perfume candle, which has apparently been a bestseller for centuries.
8411 Melrose Pl
West Hollywood, CA 90069

7. Spellbound Sky

1033 Myra Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Mystic Hippies flock to this shop to load up on ritual candles, which "are dressed and blessed under the new moon or full moon to enhance the effect, with affirmations programmed into each one. Essential oils and crystals are added to intensify the experience."
1033 Myra Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029