Archive for March, 2013

Favorite Spring Scented Candles

Posted by on Mar 30 2013 | spring candles

The springtime is finally coming and we should be prepared for intensive changes that come along with this wonderful season. In almost every culture, it symbolizes a period of re-birth and new beginnings, the period of awakening after a cold and sleepy winter. This is the inevitable part of the life circle and although we sometimes forget it, we are still particles of this natural flow. Thus, in order to take the most from the nature and its enormous energy, instead of moving upstream constantly, we need to recognize all its gifts that grow around us and feel them deeply with every sense.

Nest White Narcisse CandleSpeaking about luxury scented candles, spring is definitely the most inspiring season and it is not a mystery why. Devine fragrances of nature are probably the first heralds of spring that we can notice even before the last covering of snow loses its battle with the sun. The high-end candlemakers use the centuries-long knowledge to capture the essence of these fragrances and give them back to us through their exquisite products, so that we can feel the nature even when we are trapped inside our offices or homes.

One of the seasonal highlight is Nest’s White Narcisse Classic candle that except the alluring natural extract of narcissus offers sophisticated and seductive notes of French mimosa, crisp muguet and creamy sandalwood. Besides, Nest Fragrances paid a special attention to its design, creating an extraordinary sculpted floral porcelain container that can serve as a nice decoration after the candle burn out.

Another product that immediately pulls the attention with its beautiful and vivid design is Archipelago Acacia Blossom Boxed Candle. Poured into a bluish tumbler and presented in a decorative gift box, this stunning candle brings the main scent of acacia, complemented with aromas of pressed orchid, freesia and linden blossom.

Le Palais des Thés created an interesting blend, inspired by the fragility of the first seasonal flowers. Gentle and feminine, a Fleur de Geisha Candle combines a fresh aroma of black tea with delicate floral scents and the sweetness of rice powder. If you want to experience the entire set of natural fragrances, then Red Flower’s Little Flower Six Candles Set, including Italian Blood Orange, French Lavender, Icelandic Moonflower, Indian Jasmine, Moroccan Rose and Ocean mini candles, can be the perfect choice.

If you want to experience the authentic flavor of bloomed meadows in spring, there is Dayna Decker’s Bardou Candle with its refined blend of pink peppercorn, fresh greens, wild rose, pink peony, cardamom and redwood essences. These and a number of other luxurious candles are waiting to be discovered. Thus, let the spring inspire you in every moment of your day.

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Amouage Scented Candles

Posted by on Mar 22 2013 | amouage candles

The renowned candlemaker Amouage presented series of new fragrances, carefully selected for both sophisticated women and men who are searching for unique experience that transcends time and distances. Exotic, seductive and healing aroma of the latest Amouage candles will transport you directly from your room to the yet undiscovered epochs and places, while enriching your personal space with optimum dose of stylishness and luxury.

Amouage Lyric CandleAbout three decades ago, at the request of His majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman, Amouage started producing exquisite candles which are today known as ones of the most luxurious scented products in the market. The Sultan’s intention was to represent his country, known for extremely rare and breathtaking perfumes, by offering the world an extraordinary selection of scented candles. In order to take the very essence of authentic local scents, Amouage hired the best French perfumers and candlemakers who applied a centuries-long tradition on the creations of these sophisticated products.

Today, Amouage candles proudly presents a great choice of amazing candles, whose delicate blends and stylish designs become true symbols of the quality living. Several high-end products, created specially for ladies, beautifully intertwine the sources of eternal feminine beauty with the needs of modern women. Thus, there is a stunning Jubilation 25 Woman Candle, presented as the product for the elegant, enigmatic and sophisticated woman who lives her life as an art form. If you doubt, try to inbreathe the energy that comes with the exotic blend of frankincense, lemon, rose, tarragon and ylang ylang.

Amouage Memoir Woman Candle presents her past, present and future, all recalled by the unique aromas of absinthe, cardamon, mandarin and pink pepper. Inspired by the rose and underlined by powerful scents of cardamon, geranium, jasmine, vetiver and ylang ylang, Amouage Lyric Woman Candle leads to the mystical place where time does not exist. For lovers of spicy fragrances, there is a thrilling Epic Candle for Woman which narrates about the ancient Silk Road from China to Arabia. Of course, the words are replaced by flavors of cinnamon, cumin, geranium, rose and tea.

For the modern man with confidence, Amouage created an exquisite Lyric Man Candle that offers a scent of rare, masculine rose, highlighted by aromas of anjelica, frankincense and pine. Finally, there is another stunning blend, particularly made for men. It is Amouage Jubilation XXV Man Candle that brings the complex mixture of coriander, frankincense, honey, musk, myrrh and orange fragrances.

Encased in a frosted glass with a gold logo silk-screened on it, each Amouage scented candle provides 40 hours of burning time. With the price range that goes a little bit over $100, these are certainly ones of the most luxurious high-end candles on the market. Still, their extraordinary quality, astonishing design and exclusivity make them be highly south-after among candle lovers.

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Le Palais des Thés Scented Candles

Posted by on Mar 16 2013 | le palais des thés candles

Thé des Moines CandleIf you are one of tea enthusiasts who cannot imagine a single day without a tea break and who enjoys experimenting with new, rare and exotic tastes, you will probably like the scanted candle concept that the eminent Parisian tea house came up with. By implementing the great knowledge in selecting the special sorts of high-quality teas to the creation of exquisite aromatic blends, Le Palais des Thés produced its line of luxurious candles that will leave powerful aromas fulfilling your personal space, long after the last drop of your favorite tea is consumed.

Founders of Le Palais des Thés have spent more than 25 years, traveling and exploring new regions in quest for extraordinary sorts of tea, some of which have been inevitable parts of local gastronomies during centuries, yet totally unexploited in the west. Today, the Parisian house reveals to us those delicious tastes from dozen of countries, including China, India, Japan, Taiwan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. By adding fruity aromas and essential oils to already beautiful fragrances of flavoring teas, Le Palais des Thés created delicate scented blends to infuse in its high-end candles.

Each designed in the original way and highlighted with a different striking color, Le Palais des Thés scented candles speak inspiring stories and reveal to us different places and cultures. Its Thé des Concubines Candle recalls a sensual and mysterious spirit of the traditional Chinese tea house, fulfilling the room with a blend of black tea and spicy aromas. Thé des Lords Candle finds the connection among sunny Sicily and fogy London, offering the luscious blend with the dominant aromas of black tea and blood orange.

Created from rare, sacred plants and flowers, based on the ancient recipe from Tibetan monasteries, Le Palais des Thés Thé des Moines Candle brings the calming atmosphere of Buddhist temples. For those who need quick and efficient refreshment, there is a Thé du Hammam Candle with its complex blend of fresh green tea, delicate rose petals, orange blossoms, ripe red fruits and crystallized fruits.

Made of food-grade paraffin according to the highest standards, each Le Palais des Thés candle with the weight of 7 oz. ensures solid burning time of 50 hours. With its original approach, the renowned French brand gives us a chance to discover amazing sorts of tea through the world of luxury candles.

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