Everything you need to sell candles
Learn more about selling candles
If you are a merchant interested in selling homemade candles or you already have a brick-and-mortar candle shop and want to take it to the next by opening your ecommerce, you can do it faster and easier with Shopify's 6,000+ apps and user-friendly platform.
On Shopify, you can sell candles and other decorative and aromatherapy items. Ecommerce store owners can use Shopify's 1,000+ existing templates to customize their branded shop.
Yes, you can sell candles on Shopify. Shopify lets you build your ecommerce from scratch or integrate the products you already have uploaded onto other marketplaces such as eBay, Amazon, and Facebook Marketplace.
Yes, selling candles is profitable. Candles are not only a trending product but also a growing industry. In fact, the candle industry is expected to reach US$5 billion by 2026.
Price your candles depending on their purpose and the material they are made of. For example, vegan candles made with soy wax, natural fragrance, and essential oils for consumers who do not want to use animal products can be more expensive than tallow candles. But the best practice is to analyze your competitors and calculate your costs using Shopify’s free profit margin calculator.
The candles that sell the best are paraffin candles sell the best for many reasons. They tend to be more appealing because the material allows the inclusion of colors, they can be molded into shapes, and they usually cost less.
One good example of an online candle store is Boy Smells, a store built using Shopify's platform. It successfully sells candles that are both social and ethically sustainable. Its candles are made using different scents created using natural materials that appeal to all kinds of consumers.
Scalable pricing plans
For candle businesses at every stage and size
Best for new ecommerce businesses with occasional in-person sales
Best for growing businesses selling online or in-store
Best for scaling businesses that require advanced reporting