Sell candles online

Start, run, and grow your candle business

Get the training, tools, and support you need to build the candle business you’ve always wanted.

Everything you need to sell candles

Free resources

Learn at your own pace with on-demand courses from Shopify Compass, and with other business owners on the Shopify Community forums. Find answers to your questions on the Shopify blog, or in our comprehensive guides.

Professional tools

Create an online candle store that reflects your unique brand with over 4 customizable and responsive themes. Efficiently manage your inventory and process customer orders all from one unified dashboard.

Smart marketing

Grab your customers’ attention with targeted marketing campaigns on social media and Google. Make sure customers can find your candle store by using Shopify’s built-in SEO tools and integrated blogging.

Award-winning support

Connect with Shopify customer support over online chat, phone, or email. Support is available 24/7, and can help with almost any challenge your candle business encounters.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Scale your sales

Powerful apps

Showcase your candles with professionally edited photos or build customer loyalty with rewards programs. With over 80 options in the Shopify App Store, you can customize your store experience and test for success.

Sell everywhere

Sell your candles online, in-person, and wherever your customers are. Quickly accept payments, view sales, fulfill orders, and track inventory with the Shopify POS app—no matter where you sell.

Scalable pricing plans

For candle businesses at every stage and size

Basic Shopify

Best for new ecommerce businesses with occasional in-person sales

$29per month


Best for growing businesses selling online or in-store

$79per month

Advanced Shopify

Best for scaling businesses that require advanced reporting

$299per month

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