Archive for April, 2016

Candle Review: Vie Luxe Candles

Posted by on Apr 10 2016 | vie luxe candles

Vie Luxe CandlesVie Luxe Voyage Candles were designed and developed by Marjorie Gubelmann, who drew inspiration from her world travels. Therefore, each of the luxury candles in this collection is based upon a beloved travel destination. For example, the  Vie Luxe Buenos Aires Candle combines notes of jasmine flowers, ceibo petals, ombu leaves and white pepper, capturing the essence of the world-famous Buenos Aires. This is in fact the most popular of the Vie Luxe Capri candles. The Vie Luxe Capri Candle combines notes of bergamot, lemon blossoms, cypress, and citrus zest, capturing the essence and fragrances of the famous Italian resort. If you are in the mood for something a little more aquatic, try the Vie Luxe St. Barth’s Candle, which combines the fragrances of black currant, palm, and white jasmine. It perfectly captures the exotic seaside of St. Barth’s.

Luxury Vacation

Each of the Vie Luxe Voyage Candles will make you feel as though you are on a luxury vacation – right in your own home. Try all the fragrances for a wonderful world tour of fragrance. Each of the candles is also made with all-natural botanical and bees waxes, ensuring your safety and cleaner burning. Vie Luxe Voyage Candles also make use of fine fragrance oils, ensuring that each of the candles in the collection are true to their fragrances and deliver the perfect rich scent to your home.

Attention to Detail

Each of the Vie Luxe Voyage Candles are made with great attention to detail. For example, each of the 8 oz. candles are designed to burn hassle-free for 60 hours, ensuring you can sit back and enjoy the luxury fragrance of each candle. Each candle is designed with the highest quality waxes and wick, ensuring less soot and an even burn. As well, each candle in this collection is poured into a beautiful nickel-finished glass, which is sturdy enough to be re-used again and again. Since each Vie Luxe Voyage Candle is packaged in a stunning gift box, it makes the perfect gift for yourself or a loved one.

Casual Elegance

Vie Luxe Voyage Candles have been around since 2004, and are established by a designer who has specialized in home fragrances for years. Marjorie Gubelmann’s casual elegance and focus on quality are visible in every candle in this collection. If you want the best candles that truly transport you to another place and help you relax, try Vie Luxe Voyage Candles – their wonderful perfumes are like a vacation in a candle jar.

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Red Flower Candles

Posted by on Apr 10 2016 | red flower candles

Red Flower Candles are designed to perfectly capture the fragrance of your favorite flowers. Whether you have a favorite flower or want to fill your home with a bouquet of scents, Red Flower Candles are the perfect luxury candles to fill your home with the true-to-life fragrance. You might be amazed to find that such a garden-fresh scent can come from a candle.

Perfume Quality

The manufacturers of Red Flower Candles have worked carefully to develop the most true-to-life perfumes and the highest quality luxury candles possible. All Red Flower Candles are made with natural cosmetic grade vegetable waxes and 100% cotton wicks. This ensures that the candles are safer for home use and also burn slowly and cleanly, filling your home with pure fragrance and a soft glow, with virtually no soot. Each Red Flower Candle is about 6 ounces and provides up to 50 hours of burn time.

Red Flower

Red Flower Candles also have some subtle differences when compared with other luxury scented candles. Every Red Flower Candle, for example, scented petals. You can place the petals in a bowl for a beautiful effect and subtle fragrance. In fact, the manufacturers of the candles sell prayer bowls just for this purpose. You can also use the petals for a bath or sachet – however you wish to fragrance your life. The fragrance of Red Flower Candles is also available in diffusers, gift sets, and miniature candles.

Since the manufacturers of Red Flower Candles have spent so much time working with natural flowers, they are naturally very concerned about the environment and therefore are among the most eco-friendly candle options out there. All Red Flower Candles are packaged in a plant that is 100% wind powered and are packaged in paper that is 77% post consumer recycled paper.

Soothing Effects

Red Flower Candles offer a variety of options. For example, for a classic fragrance that is sure to relax and soothe, try the Red Flower French Lavender Petal Topped Candle. The candle allows you to enjoy the true-to-life scent of lavender, picked at the height of its fragrance. When you light this candle, you will feel as though you are in a lavender field in Provence. The Red Flower Icelandic Moonflower Petal Topped Candle combines the fragrances of arctic river flower, boronia, apple blossom and moonflower, creating a fresh fragrance. The Red Flower Ocean Petal Topped Candle combines notes of bay lavender, red mangrove, beach morning glory and bay laurel leaf, so that when you light this candle you feel as though you are playing in the surf on some exotic beach flower

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Cire Trudon – Prestige and Highest Quality

Posted by on Apr 10 2016 | cire trudon candles

Many candles claim to be high end candles, even though some are nothing more than designer products touted by celebrities. Cire Trudon Candles are truly high-end candles, crafted with an exquisite attention to detail and quality. If you don’t care about designer labels but always wasn’t truly the best of the best, these truly luxurious candles might be just what you have been looking for.

History of Cire Trudon

Cire TrudonThe history of Cire Trudon Candles begins back in 1643, when a merchant became a store owner in Paris, selling wax candles and groceries. The merchant, Trudon, eventually created a technique to create the best quality wax, and eventually his son Jacques became part of the Versailles court. Maison Trudon eventually became the Royal wax supplier, recognized for the high quality product, and continued to supply wax to Napoleon. Over the centuries, Maison Trudon has made candles for royalty, leaders, and, more recently, for design leaders such as Dior, Hermes, Guerlain, and others. Today, Cire Trudon is considered the oldest manufacturer of candles in French. All Cire Trudon are still made with the same perfected wax technique and are still recognized by those in the know as the highest quality candles.

Historic Wax

What sets Cire Trudon candles apart is the fact that they are made with a wax that has been perfected over many centuries. The wax is made from a wax paste which is made from vegetal matters, which is all-natural and allows for the best fragrances to be perfectly embedded in the wax. The unique wax blend also ensures that the candle burns cleanly and for a long time. Thanks to the special wax, Cire Trudon candles enjoy exceptional scent diffusion and cleaner burning. The paraffin-free wax made with copra, rice, pal, and soy oils ensure that the candle is less harmful than other candles laced with synthetic products and toxins. The natural waxes also ensure that the candles are more sustainable than synthetic candles. The pure cotton wicks and the fact that Cire Trudon candles contain no pesticides, heavy metals, or substances prohibited by OSPAR ensure that the candles are green and safe. Cire Trudon candles are also biodegradable.

Sensational Scents

Cire Trudon candles offer many sensational scents, including the Cire Trudon Abd el Kader (Moroccan Mint Tea) Candle, with notes of spearmint, lemon, blackcurrant, apple, ginger, clove, jasmine, and vanilla. The Cire Trudon Balmoral (Mist Soil & Meadows) Candle offers a very fresh scent, with notes of foliage, mint, freshly-mowed grass, freesia, tea, iris, musk, pinewood, and fresh sap. The Cire Trudon Carmélite (Old Mossy Walls) Candle is a very green fragrance, with notes of orange, armoise, rose, geranium, spices, iris, patchouli, sandal, and cedar.

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High End Candle Review: The Baroness von Neumann Atlas Candle

Posted by on Apr 10 2016 | candles - news and reviews

The Baroness von Neumann Atlas Candle is a great candle for anyone who wants spicy and smoky luxury scented candles with hints of earthy flowers. With notes of Ceylon cinnamon, Zanzibar clove, smoky peat, sandalwood, orange blossoms, rosewood, red amber, and mahogany, this candle is perfect for anyone who loves rich, complex fragrance. The scent is not too sweet but also not too masculine, as some lesser masculine scents tend to be. The candle is in fact inspired by the fireplace at the Baroness’ library. This is in fact the perfect fragrance for an office, library, or man’s bedroom. It is also a great fragrance for the living room – not too sweet or cloying but with a gentle sweetness.

Long Burning Time

The Baroness von Neumann Atlas Candle is 12.5 oz. and burns for more than 70 hours. The natural wax blend and natural wick ensure that the candle burns cleanly and perfectly to the last drop, so that none of the richly scented wax is wasted. The wax blend also ensures that the fragrance is strong enough to fill your home with a wonderful scent, but without being overpowering.

Elegant Packaging

Even the packaging of The Baroness von Neumann Atlas Candle is something special and elegant. The candle is wrapped in an elegant and sophisticated gold-embossed white box. The candle itself is in a white crested frosted jar, which can be reused after the candle is gone. The simple glass with elegant gold crest looks wonderful with any décor and is stylishly elegant without being overdone. The packaging alone makes the Baroness von Neumann Atlas Candle something special – a gift to give to yourself or someone very special – but the fragrance is really what sets the candle apart.

The Luxury of the Baroness

Baroness Monica von Neumann has set the style in fragrances, home fashions, and clothes. For years, she sought for a clean burning and natural candle that would not aggravate her allergies. Finally, the Baroness launched her own line of luxury scented candles after researching exhaustively and consulting with the top “noses” in the perfume industry.  Inspired by the trips and elegant lifestyle of the Baroness, the candles are sure to add glamour and luxury to any home. The Baroness von Neumann Atlas Candle is a perfect example of the luxury of the Baroness’s style. The rich smoky and woodsy fragrance with the subtle hints of sweeter flowers create a not-too-feminine and not-too-masculine fragrance that is sure to please.

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Scented Candle Review: Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Candle

Posted by on Apr 10 2016 | candles - news and reviews

Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco CandleThe Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Candle combines notes of tobacco and bergamot. Bergamot is the fragrance of earl grey tea, and it is citrus and light. Tobacco leaves have a sweet, rich, almost leathery scent. The result of combining the two fragrances is the Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Candle: a sweet but spicy-scented candle that is masculine and perfect for any home. If you love scented candles but want to stay away from fruity and flowery scents, the Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Candle is a great option. It is also a great candle to give that special man in your life. If you are a guy, lighting the Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Candle makes your home smell terrific instantly – without smelling like cleaning products or a flower garden.

Unique and Rich Scent

In fact the Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Candle is a great option for customers who don’t usually like scented candles. Unlike candles that are overpowering or sweet, this candle has a unique and rich scent that many customers love. It is also a great candle for those looking for popular man candles.

Hand-Crafted Candle

Like all Archipelago candles, the Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Candle is hand poured, ensuring fewer flaws in the wax. As well, Archipelago uses only the best quality fragrance oils and the best wax blends, ensuring a clean-burning candle with a true-to-life fragrance. In fact, every Archipelago candle is made from over 70% natural soy wax. Soy wax is natural and sustainable as a wax solution, and also provides a clean burn with fewer toxins.

Glass Beauty

The Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Candle is designed to be beautiful as well. Part of the Signature Collection, this candle comes in a beautiful pastel box. The glass jar is reusable and a clear stylish glass, perfect for any décor. The jar is decorated with the Archipelago logo in a stylish way. Overall, the style of the candle is simple and sophisticated, perfect for any room.

Extended Burn Time

Customers will also find that the Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Candle offers great value. The 5.25 oz. candle offers 50 hours of burn time, and since Archipelago uses the finest waxes and fragrance oils, the fragrance of the candle stays true and rich until the last moment. If you really love the Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Candle, the same scent is also available as an Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Votive Candle, with 18 hours burn time. If you love the fragrance of the Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Candle, but are somewhere where candles are not permitted, the Archipelago Bergamot Tobacco Diffuser is also available in the same fragrance.

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