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  • What candles are safe to use around babies?

    The stresses of daily life are continuing to take their toll on many of us, so it's little wonder that candles are as popular as ever. But while lighting your favourite scented delight for some me-time before bed often offers at least temporary relief, many are made from paraffin wax with synthe... View Post
  • Sensory facts

    Smell is the number one sense linked to memory, triggering more emotionally vibrant memories than other senses. Scents can comfort and delight us. They can fill us with calm, nostalgia and take us to familiar places. We’re all born with our own unique birthday suits of scents. Babies begin to sme... View Post
  • Soy v Paraffin wax

    Though they seem safe, regular scented candles that use synthetic fragrances and paraffin wax can be a big source of indoor air pollution. The health issues related to paraffin and synthetic fragrances have been well researched.  ‘The majority of candles sold in the UK are made from paraffin wax... View Post