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From Factory to Recording Studio!

Recently we’ve taken our team out of the candle factory and into the studio. And before you panic, Jamie isn’t releasing a Christmas album! Although we know Essence of Harris are destined for the number one spot! Instead, we’ve been recording our radio feature that’s going to be played throughout the next week on MFR. You should have a listen if you get the chance. It’s something new that we’ve decided to try out. We’re fortunate that our candles already have such an impact on the senses by smelling so wonderful and looking beautiful in the new Essence of Harris branding. So we thought it was worth talking about the products to those more tuned in with their ears. The recording...

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Took Off!

According to the Guardian newspaper shoppers splash out more than £2.5bn on Black Friday deals as the UK continues its affair with the US-inspired discount day. We took part offering 25% off and free postage on all Essence of Harris candles and home fragrance last weekend and couldn’t believe how many orders came through. Thank you all, we’re so delighted to have topped over 250 orders across the three days from 25-27th November. This tripled our average weekend website sales so we’re absolutely delighted that Essence of Harris products are so highly sought after.   It’s now all hands on deck to get orders out to all you lovely folk. Please bear with us as we get all your carefully packaged...

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Mega Media Coverage

We're absolutely delighted to be featured in the press across the country this week! Did you spot our story in the Scotsman, the National, the Herald and the Press and Journal among others?  Not only that, Jamie has been asked to write a column on a monthly basis for Highland Life magazine. This gives us a great opportunity to talk to Highland Life readers about the Outer Hebrides and more specifically news from Harris. Given we're very much about our community here on the island, we'd love your input so please do send any topic ideas to info@essenceofharris.com.  The November issue has just been published and we've written a 'Winter Hits Harris' piece for the December so stay tuned and...

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Winter Weekend Giveaways

Essence of Harris candles, diffusers and home fragrance really do make the perfect gifts. All delicately crafted and hand poured with the finest ingredients here in Scotland! Everyone deserves something special so we’re giving you the chance to win one of our products every weekend during November and December. Better still, the week of Christmas we’ll be giving away an extra special five star prize that will give you an excuse to escape with a loved one to the beautiful Outer Hebrides. Stay tuned to our social media channels every weekend ahead of Christmas to be in with the chance of winning Essence of Harris candles and home fragrance delights! Want to be the first to hear about Essence Of...

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Candles with a Conscience

We’ve been working on something new. These environmentally friendly pots of delicious new Essence of Harris ‘Sea Drift’ scent have been designed with our planet in mind. Aptly named ‘candles with a conscience’! In partnership with Rupert Balmire Ceramics these beautiful little pots hold the new Essence of Harris ‘Sea Drift’ scent and once the 100% soy wax disappears we’ll offer a refill service to encourage our customers to recycle.  Our Candles with a Conscience will soon be available to customers on the Isle of Harris so stay tuned. 

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