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Fragrance Oils 101
There are a lot of things that can make your home smell good. Wall plug-ins, wax melters, oil diffusers, rom spray, and of course candles. Of course, candles are preferred for the ambient effects of the flame, but the one thing these products all have in common is that fragrance oils make them smell so good. But there’s a lot of ambiguity behind the term “fragrance oils” and transparency is one of our deepest values, so here it is: fragrance oil, explained. 
Everything You Want to Know About Candles
Humans have been using candles for centuries. While there is debate about where and when this practice originated, we know that humans have used candles for at least five thousand years. If you want to learn more about how far we've come, and the science of candle making, keep reading...
The Psychology of Scent

Fragrance has been used for centuries in meditation, social environments, religion, and even healing. Smells have a way of digging up memories and experiences in a way that can trigger a range of emotional responses, like nostalgia or longing.  Here's why...

Why you should care about "clean burning" candles
We believe the air we breathe should be clean. Burning a candle for a some ambience shouldn't pose a risk to your health. We make sure our customers know that our candles are clean burning and non-toxic, but we rarely talk about WHY that is so important. Learn more...
Reed Diffusers 101
We love diffusers because they're low maintenance compared to candles. There's no flame involved so you can just throw the reeds in and forget about it for a while! We know you have questions, and we’re here to help! Here are a few tips to help you maintain your diffuser! Learn more...
Our Commitment to Sustainability
We have a great opportunity as a manufacturer to lead in the fight against climate change and have made many decisions about our process that aren't always financially rational but are necessary to do our part. Read about our commitment to sustainability and low impact production. Learn more...
Wooden Wicks 101
As with any candle, the wooden wicked variety can be tricky to burn correctly. We want to equip you with the best methods for lighting and maintaining a candle, so that you can troubleshoot yours at home. Luckily, we’ve perfected the process and we’re here to help you keep that wooden wick cracklin’. Read more...
Stand Against Racism

We want to do our part in bringing justice to communities affected by systemic racism, by uplifting organizations that are committed to fighting against injustice, and making lasting change. That is why we are donating to YW Boston and rewarding you for joining in. Read more...