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What Does Patchouli Smell Like?

What Does Patchouli Smell Like?

By Barrett Shepherd

Despite the fact we’re literally in the year 2020 and the 60s are a distant memory for most of us, patchouli still has a bit of a bad reputation. The first thing people associate with the scent is instantly (and inevitably) hippies. Or, rather, hippies and dirt. However, these aren’t the most positive or accurate associations ever. There’s a lot more to patchouli than the rap it’s received over time. Rather than just smelling like soil and Woodstock, it’s an intense and complex fragrance that’s a fantastic addition to just about any product. Unconvinced? Here’s a little bit more about patchouli and what it smells like.

 

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What Does Vetiver Smell Like?

What Does Vetiver Smell Like?

By Damon Routzhan

One of the most common ingredients found in candles, soaps, and masculine colognes, vetiver is an absolute staple in the fragrance world. Despite this, though, very few people seem to know what it actually is or what it smells like. That’s about to change today. Keep reading below to learn more about this awesome scent powerhouse. 

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Top 5 Benefits of Burning Candles

Top 5 Benefits of Burning Candles

By Barrett Shepherd

While candles certainly have a utilitarian purpose, that’s far from their only purpose. They’re also there to make us feel good – improving the looks and feel of the room around us, helping us celebrate important milestones, encouraging us to get into the right headspace for the occasion, and maybe even serving as a distraction during boring shopping trips (thank you, candle aisle). However, the less practical uses for candles still come with several upsides, benefitting us and our lives. To prove it, here are the top 5 benefits of burning candles. 

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Paraffin Wax vs. Soy Wax: Which is Best for Your Candles?

Paraffin Wax vs. Soy Wax: Which is Best for Your Candles?

By Damon Routzhan

Whether you use them as an occasional source of ambiance, a frequent source of scent, a regular part of your self-care routine, or something else entirely, it is important to pick the right candle for you. However, there’s a lot more than choosing the right fragrance. You also have to select the right wax type. Paraffin is usually the most common and widely available, but soy wax is becoming increasingly popular – and for a good reason. There are many benefits to choosing it over paraffin, which is why we recommend giving it a go first. Curious about learning more? Read on to learn why soy’s the better choice.

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