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Carrière Frères: La Rose Aime la Menthe

La Rose Aime la Menthe (“Rose Loves Mint”) Wax Type: Vegetable and mineral blend Burn Time: 45–50 hours Throw: Strong Notes: Spearmint leaves and Damascus rose Room Recommendation: Living room, bedroom, and office Price: $45 In time for Mother’s Day, La Rose Aime la Menthe from Carrière Frères deliciously combines the scent of spearmint leaves with sweet Damascus rose. Offering a gentle floral cough drop that stimulates the senses with hints of rose while relieving sinus pressure with fresh mint…

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Fall is in the Air: My Favorite 2017 Autumn Scents

My regular readers will know that I absolutely LOVE autumn. It’s the perfect time of year to start pulling out gorgeous layer items, enjoy delicious pumpkin spice lattes, and spend time with the family over the holidays. Every year, I celebrate fall by pulling out some truly delectable autumn-scented candles. Fall is my favorite season, which should make it no surprise that many of my favorite candles are also essential this time of year. I especially find myself burning autumn…

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Kicking Off Candle Season with Vintage Matches!

Candle season is upon us, and I’m declaring today its official kickoff: October 1! While others might be carefully planning their Halloween costumes and holiday plans right now, those of us in the candle industry are ramping up for the biggest sales season of the year! Did you know that over 35% of candle sales occur in the fall months leading up to the holidays? This means that us candle aficionados are in for lots of delightful new home fragrance…

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Newsletter: March & April

Can you believe it’s May already?! I put my head down for a second to focus on a few projects, and when I looked up, it was almost summer! We’ve been so busy over here, I wanted to pause and share some updates with you. I’ve been catching up with some of my favorite brands, from Cire Trudon to Cocolux Australia, and taking time to enjoy SoCal’s beauty—I’ve been loving the spring blooms and warmer weather. Here are some highlights…

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Cire Trudon: New York, New York

New York is one of my favorite cities in the world, I love the hustle and bustle of Manhattan—it always gets my heart racing! There are so many great places to eat and shop, with art pieces virtually everywhere I look. Whenever I’m in town, there’s one place in particular that I always make sure to visit: Cire Trudon As gorgeous and memorable as this iconic luxury candle brand is in itself, Cire Trudon’s New York store beautifully melds the…

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March Madness: Elite 8

March Madness, Well Boxed Style is back! I know you’ve all probably been dying to see the results of the Sweet 16 luxury candle matchup (Missed my last post? Read all about my version of March Madness here!). I have to say, even I was surprised by some of the results, but in the end it all came down to fragrance—the candle with the hot and cold throw that best embodied the essence of spring was the winner in each…

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March Madness: Sweet 16

Spring is finally here (I’m sure those of you in the colder parts of the globe are even more excited than I am)! Spring means the beginning of warmer weather and longer days—and the blooming of wonderfully fragrant spring blossoms. When this time of year rolls around, I usually put together my standard list of “Spring Favorites,” but this year I thought I’d mix things up a bit. My inspiration came from the most unlikely of sources: sports. Anyone close…

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Luxury Candles Inspired by Classic Seductresses: Part II

I’m excited to continue my series on luxury candles inspired by classic seductresses—there was such a range of home fragrances honoring these iconic women that I couldn’t fit them all into a single article! Whether you’re taking a bath and basking in Marie Antoinette’s classic fragrance or breathing in the timeless aroma of roses, these gorgeous scents will leave any woman feeling irresistible. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than by emulating these fascinating female…

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The Life of Oud: A Love Story

I can’t hide it any longer, I’m in love… with oud! Pronounced üd, or, as I like to think of it, “oooooh’d,” I can’t get enough of this full-bodied, sensual fragrance. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I just had to share my love affair with oud with you, my faithful readers. Who knows, it just might inspire you to burn this manly, musky scent and turn up the heat with your boo this February 14th! Oud is the…

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Valentine’s Day Must-Haves

While many of us look forward to the romance inspired by Valentine’s Day each year, the saint who inspired this holiday is actually as romantic as the event itself! During the third century AD, marriage was made illegal for Roman soldiers—Emperor Claudius thought that having a spouse distracted his soldiers from their work. Believing wholeheartedly in the power of true love, legend has it that a priest named Valentine chose to secretly marry these couples despite the royal decree. When…

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Happy 2017!

There’s nothing like opening a fresh calendar to make me feel like my life is filled with endless possibilities. As much as I try to keep up good habits year-round, it’s hard not to get caught up in the excitement of New Year’s resolutions! January is a great time of year to begin anew and strive toward making our dreams come true. Some of my favorite inspirational and motivational fragrances are perfect for keeping us on top of these goals.…

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