The Wonder of Scents

by Hannah Le Fevre Taylor

featured photo by Ruslan Zh on Unsplash

 

Our fascination with scent dates back to ancient civilisations; the burning of incense was believed to aid healing and was used in spiritual and religious ceremonies.

 

Originally used as a way to create light and measure time

we have used candles for thousands of years. Before the use of wax and paraffin in candles, they were made from fats that possessed potent odours so candle makers would often add incense to candles to mask undesirable aromas with more pleasant ones.

The invention of gas lighting and then electricity slowly diminished the practical need for candles, until the late 20th Century when a resurgence of interest saw candles come back for decorative and aromatherapeutic purposes.

 

Burning scented candles is a true treat for the senses

The combination of the flickering flame and beautiful aromas creates a relaxing, calming atmosphere. Certain fragrances can also help to alleviate stress and anxiety, while other scents may unlock memories associated with it, taking you back to another moment in time.

Soy wax scented candles are particularly popular as they tend to be vegan and cruelty free, non-toxic, and do not produce smoke or soot.

Immerse yourself in our luxurious scents time and time again through our scented candle range. Our candles are made from all-natural fragrances and soy wax, and have approximately a 48 hour burn time.

 

The ‘ultimate luxury’ of Wild Fig & Cassis

Enjoy the luxury of our Wild Fig & Cassis candle that beautifully balances sweet, earthy aroma of wild fig and the light, fruity scent of cassis. This vibrant fragrance will awaken your senses, leaving you feeling stimulated and engaged.

 The ‘unparalleled elegance’ of White Jasmine

Our White Jasmine candle captures the intense, intoxicating scent of the beautiful pearlescent white flowers, reminiscent of a warm summer evening breeze and known for its aphrodisiac qualities. Bathe your senses in the sweet, seductive scent of Jasmine as the sun goes down.

£32.00

 The ‘fabulously Greek’ Aqua Blossom & Coral

The scent of our Aqua Blossom & Coral candle will transport you to a summer night on the Greek coast where the air is fresh with the salty sea breeze. Sit back and soak up the serene aromas as you allow it to alleviate your mood and leave you feeling refreshed.

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