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Team Changes!

  With Year of the Young People 2018 (#YOYP2018) bringing to light how talented our younger generation of workers are, we couldn’t think of a better time to welcome some new creative minds on board the Essence of Harris team! On a Scotgrad summer placement with Essence of Harris, the fantastic Molly will be the brand’s in-house Graphic Designer. Molly will be getting creative with website design and innovation, as well as creating online campaigns for different events throughout the year. She’ll use her tech-whizz skills to produce some brand new advertising for Essence of Harris, and we can’t wait to see what she comes up with! To let you get to know her a little bit better, here are...

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Birthday 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! With our 3rd birthday coming up on 23rd May, and the launch of our new factory on Friday 18th May, we're feeling pretty excited about all the celebrations happening this month. So, we wanted to extend the celebrations out to all of YOU. We are giving away a gift pack of Essence of Harris goodies every weekend during the month of May- with plenty of treats to be won! Better still, our final giveaway will give you the opportunity to head over to the Outer Hebrides, and get creative with us all here on Harris....

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Welcome to our new Essence of Harris factory!

With the arrival of spring comes the arrival of new life on the island. As a sea of yellow daffodils burst through the soil, stretching out to the welcome sunshine, and new-born lambs prance around the fresh green fields, nothing could signify fresh beginnings more warmly than the start of spring. And at Essence of Harris, we found meaning in the new life of spring with the move into a brand new factory.  After months of preparation and paperwork, and having finally settled on a date to begin work, we decided to conduct a ‘Spring Clean’ on a very different scale this year. After being given the keys for a larger building on the island, we started the huge task...

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The gift of calm!

  This year spring took us all by surprise- arriving into the UK in the form of red weather warnings, snow storms and lots and lots of sniffly noses. The eagerly anticipated warmth of the new season was put on hold as a thick layer of white, powdery snow covered us here in Scotland. With grumbles of ‘is winter not over yet?’ rising up from the crowds, we were keen to place a focus on the many things to look forward to this springtime! On Monday 5th March, we welcomed the start of National Fragrance Week, a week-long celebration of all things scented and wonderful. And although Fragrance Week might not have been an event marked in everyone’s calendar, it...

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Love is in the air!

February is considered the most loved-up month with Valentine’s Day on the 14th! Can you believe that in the UK, in excess of 25 million cards are given on Valentine’s day and most of these come with a gift or two? It’s madness but admittedly thoughtful as we take the time to show loved ones we’re thinking of them. Candles are synonymous with romance so it’s a busy time at the Essence of Harris factory with those of you Casanovas ordering up gifts or supplies for creating the perfect ambience. Huisinis is one of our most popular candles for the occasion with a scent infused with effervescent notes of sparkling champagne and delicious citrus fruits of sweet grapefruit, orange and...

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