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Diptyque Eau de Toilette

Posted by on Nov 30 2010 | diptyque candles

Diptyque has long been known for its distinctive luxury scented candles. Diptyque scented candles, with their distinctively elegant black and white labels, have been featured in magazines and have been prized by interior decorators, celebrities, and style mavens. Diptyque candles are popular for their high quality and their amazing fragrances. In fact, Diptyque candle scents are so popular that customer demand has made Diptyque expand beyond its traditional candle manufacturing.

Due to customer demand, Diptyque first created a line of room sprays and then a line of Diptyque Eau de Toilette scents. These products allow customers to experience the famous scents of Diptyque in a whole new way. Customers can also fragrance their homes and themselves with the scents that have made Diptyque so famous by using Diptyque room sprays and body fragrances.

Diptyque candles have been made in Paris for hundreds of years, which has give candle makers the time and experience to truly master the finest candles in the world. Diptyque candles continue to be made using traditional methods, using only natural fragrances and ingredients. Diptyque room sprays and fragrances, as well, are made only with all-natural ingredients. In fact, Diptyque prides itself on never using synthetic scents. The makers of Diptyque candles and scents believe that natural scents are better quality and safer. Since Diptyque has hundreds of years of experience, who can argue?

Diptyque candles are made using a special 12-step process which ensures complete quality and perfection of every candle. The wax of every Diptyque candle is carefully blended to ensure a slow dispersal of scent. A single Diptyque candle can slowly fill a room with fragrance in 30 minutes, without even overwhelming with scent. Diptyque fragrance sprays and Diptique Eau de Toilette deliver a more concentrated and focused burst of scent when needed.

Diptique room sprays are alcohol-based and can be used anywhere to add instant fragrance. Used on fabrics, drapes, pillows, and drapes, they can fill a room with a wash of scent. A few squirts of Diptique Eau de Toilette or room spray can create a gentle waft of intoxicating fragrance.

Diptique Eau de Toilette come in the signature Diptique fragrances that the candles are famous for. Look for Diptyque Do Son Eau de Toilette, Diptyque Oyédo Eau de Toilette, Diptyque Philosykos Eau de Toilette, and Diptyque Tam Dao Eau de Toilette. The Diptyque Do Son Eau de Toilette combines scents of iris, musk, orange leaves, rose berries, and tuberose. The Diptyque Oyédo Eau de Toilette is a bright fragrance with fresh notes of lemon, green mandarine, orange, and tamarind. The Diptyque Philosykos Eau de Toilette combines notes of fig leaves, green fig, fig tree bark, fig sap, white cedar, and wood. The Diptyque Tam Dao Eau de Toilette combines the fragrances of sandalwood, ambergris, cypress, and rosewood.

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Burn Candles

Posted by on Nov 17 2010 | burn candles

Burn candles are luxury scented candles designed with an absolute attention to detail. Never ostentatious, always luxurious, these candles come with many surprises. For example, Burn candles are contained in jars made partly from borosilicate glass. This is the same glass used in laboratories, and was chosen because it has a very high tolerate for very high temperatures, making Burn candles safer. The borosilicate glass is poured by hand to create gorgeous and elegantly simple containers that look great in any environment.

Each Burn candle has a wide jar. Not only does this create a beautiful look, but the large surface fits three wicks, creating a wide surface of melted wax when the candle is lit. In turn, this allows the candle to achieve a high amount of throw of the fragrance, essentially allowing Burn candles to fill a room with fragrance for more than 100 hours. The unique shape of the bowl jar ensures that Burn candles offer an amazing fragrance experience. All Burn candles come in two sizes: large 12 oz candles, which offer more than 100 hours of burn time, and medium 5 oz candles, which offer more than 35 hours of burn time.

Since the makers of Burn candles are dedicated to fragrance, they work closely with artisanal perfumers to create rich and complex fragrances that are simply not usually available in candle form. Burn candles have the same complexity of fragrance – with base notes, heart notes, and top notes – as a fine perfume. Each Burn candle can be burned with other Burn candles to create unique signature scents or can stand alone.

Burn candles come in an array of dazzling scents, sure to inspire even the fragrance connoisseur. The Burn Asian Pear Persimmon Candle, for example, combines scents as diverse as Fuji apple, wild plum, green fig, Sakura blossom, hibiscus and honey with notes of Asian pear and Suruga persimmon. The Burn Cassis Nectar Candle combines the intoxicating scents of cassis, berries, black cherry, red currant, Tonka, musk, nectarine, rose, and violent leaf. The Burn Hinoki Temple Incense Candle captures the prized scent of Japanese incense with notes of sandalwood, aloeswood resins, black tea, moss, smoke, Hinoki, cedar, and pine. The Burn Peruvian Flowering Tobacco Candle combines the fragrances of tobacco flower, vanilla, Tonka beans, cashmere accords, golden amber, white musk, balsamic, sweet dry pipe tobacco, and elderwood. The Burn Tiare Coconut Milk Candle combines notes of island orchids, Tiare flowers, coconut milk, sugar cane, and Plumeria.

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Jonathan Adler Candles

Posted by on Nov 11 2010 | jonathan adler candles

Jonathan Adler scented luxury candles capture the sense of adventure embodied by designer Jonathan Adler. The well-traveled Adler has created his famous line of Jonathan Adler candles based on the fragrances of the places he has visited and traveled to often, capturing the fragrant spirit of each destination.

First trained as a potter and a designer, Jonathan Adler candles are unique and much attention is paid to the unique container for each fragrance. Unlike other luxury scented candles, Jonathan Adler scented candles don’t all look the same. Each is encased in the jar, colors, and containers that best exemplify the fragrance.

For example, the Jonathan Adler Home for the Holidays candle captures scents of balsam in rex wax. The container is glossy gold glass. The Jonathan Adler Muse Blanc candle, on the other hand, captures the fragrance of flowers and comes in a beautiful while Muse pottery jar, embossed with unique faces. The jar is reusable once the wax is burned away. The Jonathan Adler Hashish candle combines notes of black currant, green apple, wormwood, patchouli, and moss. The candle is contained in a beautiful white jar, embossed with flowers. The covered jar is packaged in a round cardboard box covered in a pattern worthy of the best Persian rugs. On the other hand, the elegant Jonathan Adler Acapulco candle combines scents of pineapple, orange, red currant, rose, apple, blackcurrant leaves, strawberry, musk, and woods. Contained in a pretty etched brown glass, it is a candle that captures the mystery and romance of Acapulco.

While all Jonathan Adler candles may be unique, they all share some common traits. All combine quality craftsmanship with carefully blended wax, designed to burn hassle-free for hours. The waxes are carefully blended and poured with the finest ingredients to ensure a clear, true scent from the first strike of a match to the final drop of wax.

Jonathan Adler candles are 3″ wide by 3.5″ tall. The width of the candle creates a good pool of heated wax, which infuses any room with fragrance. Each Jonathan Adler candle burns for over 50 hours, ensuring many hours and evenings of delicious scent. The 7.5 ounce candles are designed to be richly scented and are designed to look wonderful in any room. Encased in gorgeous and unique glass and boxed individually, Jonathan Adler candles make a wonderful gift – to yourself or to others. Always in style and always elegant, Jonathan Adler candles are the ideal way to bring fragrance and style to any room.

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