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.

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How to sell candles online in just 5 steps

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Everything you need to sell candles

Free resources

Learn at your own pace with on-demand courses from Shopify Academy, 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 70 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

Shopify support is available 24/7, no matter which plan you're on. You'll also have access to help docs, webinars, blog posts, and online courses to guide you along the way for 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 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.

Powerful apps

Showcase your candles with professionally edited photos or build customer loyalty with rewards programs. With over 6000 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

Show Plan Prices as Pay yearly (save 25%)* Subscription Rate

1 $ for your first month


Most Popular

For solo entrepreneurs

Yearly subscription price 29 $ USD per month

Card rates starting at

  • 1,9 % + 1,80 kr DKK online
  • 1,7 % + 0,00 kr DKK in person
  • 2 % 3rd-party payment providers
1 $ for your first month


For small teams

Yearly subscription price 79 $ USD per month

Card rates starting at

  • 1,8 % + 1,80 kr DKK online
  • 1,5 % + 0,00 kr DKK in person
  • 1 % 3rd-party payment providers
1 $ for your first month


As your business scales

Yearly subscription price 299 $ USD per month

Card rates starting at

  • 1,6 % + 1,80 kr DKK online
  • 1,4 % + 0,00 kr DKK in person
  • 0,6 % 3rd-party payment providers

Start your candle business with Shopify today

Try Shopify free for 3 days, and explore all the tools and services you need to start, run, and grow your business.

Try Shopify free for 3 days, no credit card required. By entering your email, you agree to receive marketing emails from Shopify.

Discover how Shopify can help you do more with your business—no matter what you sell.