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How To Scent Your Home This Winter With Penhaligon's

Cosy winter nights and scented candles are a match made in heaven.

For the most opulent candles we’re looking to iconic British perfume house Penhaligon’s and their Trade Routes collection, inspired by far-flung climes. Spanning six luxury candles, there’s a scent to delight every nose, from the majestic rose-tinged Kumgan Rose, to the rich amber notes of Anbar Stone, and the bright, green tea notes of Ceylon Pekoe. Housed in beautiful glass votives, these candles come in various sizes. The miniature 65g candle is the perfect accompaniment to a restorative soak, the classic 200g candle makes for an excellent gift for the host, whilst the impressive 650g three-wick candle makes an ideal addition to coffee tables and mantelpieces.

To help you get the most out of a luxury candle, there are a few simple rules to follow. “The first time you burn your candle, allow for a burn time of at least two hours, or until the top has liquified. This will ensure the wax sets evenly after use with no tunnelling or build up around the edges”, Penhaligon’s advise. You should also re-centre the wick whilst the wax is still hot, and always trim the wick to 5mm to avoid smoking.

When selecting a scent, it’s important to consider the setting: “Differing spaces within the home may offer alternative olfactory experiences. For example, the lounge benefits from comforting floral or vanilla notes like Comoros Pearl, and the kitchen works with invigorating spicy or woody notes like Kumgan Rose.”

These decadent candles not only smell divine but can conjure a mood too: “if burning in the day, aromatic, floral, and citrus scents will create an energising atmosphere, such as Comoros Pearl. An ambient atmosphere can be created for evening with gourmand, spicy, and amber scents like Anbar Stone or Maduro Leaf”, Penhaligon’s note.

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