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Why natural candles are better

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Everyone knows that scented candles can add to the atmosphere of any room. However, not all scented candles are created equal – and that does not just apply to the scents of each candle. Whether it is soaking in the warm glow and calming scent of a candle for relaxation purposes, or to set a mood, it is important to make sure you are making the best possible choice for not only yourself, but your home and your environment. This is why natural candles are your best scented candle option. At Skylark Candles, our range of wonderfully scented candles use only...

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Giving the gift of scent this Mother's Day

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We all know that mothers make the world go round, that is why each year when Mother's Day approaches, we spend a lot of time and effort trying to come up with the best possible way to show mum how much she means to us, and how much we care. Often this means you show your mum how much you appreciate her at Mother's Day by showering her with love, kindness, and the perfect gift. 

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The best scents for Valentine’s Day

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With the 14th February - Valentine's Day just around the corner, you may be preparing for a romantic evening or picking out a special gift for that special someone. Why not give the gift of scent this Valentine's Day. Scent can play a big part in helping you to create an evening to remember. Giving the gift of scent to your loved one, can evoke the emotions, help create the right mood this Valentine's Day and create scent memories of this special time together. It's important to consider picking out scents that can create the right mood. If you are trying...

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The best scents for winter and Christmas

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Cold, crisp mornings and that Christmas glow on the horizon, at Winter we love our warm, comforting scents.   Frankincense and Myrrh – an old Christmas classic. Frankincense comes from the sap or milky-white gum resin of the Boswellia tree. Myrrh is a reddish resin that comes from the Commiphora trees. Both frankincense and myrrh are prized for their alluring, spicy and mystical fragrance. A scent with its own traditions, reminiscent of Christmases both old and new. Orange – A bright, beacon to break up the dark winter months; the orange has become a bit of an all year rounder....

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What scented candle should I buy for my kitchen?

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The kitchen. Some regard it as the hub of the house. The place to cook up a storm and flex those culinary muscles. Whether it’s simply boiling an egg or creating a full on gourmet banquet, smells from the kitchen tend to travel. Some pleasant smells like freshly baked bread or freshly brewed coffee, can tantalise the tastebuds however there are some kitchen smells that are not so pleasant. See our article on 'what scented candle should I buy to get rid of bad smells?' For more on how to banish specific bad smells around your home. But what to...

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