How to use wax melts—a beginner's guide

Heart-shaped lavender-scented wax melts

If you have just discovered wax melts you’re probably wondering exactly what they are and how they work. There’s a good chance you’re already familiar with scented candles—maybe you have already tried one or two of the many fragrances that are available. If you have then you’ll know that burning scented candles can bring a … Read more

Candle gazing—the ancient meditation practice of Trataka

Lavender scented candle with Amethyst candle ideal for Trataka candle gazing meditation

Candle gazing, or Trataka, is a technique used in yogic meditation practice. The word Trataka comes from Sanskrit, the ancient language of Hindu scripture meaning to look or gaze upon something. The technique involves focussing on a single point of vision. Historically this was typically an object of worship, or perhaps a flower, a distant … Read more

Buy scented candles for your home or office

lighting a group of scented candles suitable for a home or an office

Scented candles come in all shapes, sizes and, of course, aromas. They’re often used for relaxation, mood enhancement and aromatherapy in the home, office or yoga studio. But which type of candle is best for you? Here are some things to consider when choosing a scent. Here’s what you need to know about scented candles … Read more

Our top 10 tips for candle safety

Tealight candles burning safely

When handled correctly and responsibly scented candles and wax melts are perfectly safe to use. However using candles can raise concerns over safety which is entirely understandable—scented candles, tealights and wax burners require an open flame and this will always present a fire risk. Using scented candles and wax melts in your home should be … Read more

Our Favourite Candle Scents For Easter

Floral scented daisy fragrance soy wax candle

In the modern Christian tradition, Easter is a time to celebrate the resurrection of Christ—but it has its origins in the ancient pagan festivities around the coming of spring. Regardless of your beliefs and spiritual practice, Easter is universally held as time for rebirth and new growth. It is a time when the days begin … Read more