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Highland Business Awards- finalists!

  On Friday 28th September, the prestigious Highland Business Awards will be held in Inverness, an award ceremony dedicated to recognising the achievements and talents of businesses in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.. We’re delighted to announce that Essence of Harris has been nominated for two awards this year- Outstanding Performing Small Business, and Best Newcomer to Exporting!  With over 100 entries from companies throughout the region, we were over the moon to have been acknowledged by the awards committee, and to have been chosen amongst such a wonderful bunch of businesses to be in the top 3 in each of the two categories. Each day, every Essence of Harris staff member commits their efforts to help the business...

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The making of the Auras Collection!

“Life’s stresses can often dull our natural glow. Like energy that surrounds us, our Auras Collection emanates soothing fragrances, relaxing the body and mind after a long day” On Monday 6th August, we launched our new range of candles and home fragrance, the Auras Collection, out to the world. It is a project which the whole team has been working on for months, and one which we were so excited to tell you all about! We can’t believe it’s finally here. The Auras Collection was designed with total relaxation in mind. Between to-do lists, work meetings, school runs and catch-ups with friends, it’s often difficult to find a time in our everyday lives to relax, unwind and take a little...

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Essence of Harris is heading across the Atlantic!

 Introducing Essence of Harris products into the US market has always been a huge aspiration for the team here on Harris, and after a lot of hard work and countless hours spent researching the best possible route to take- we’re on our way to bringing a little piece of the Hebrides ‘across the pond’!  With a suitcase packed full of scented treats, Jamie will spend the next two weeks exploring North and South Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia, as he finalises plans for Essence of Harris’ move to the US. Working with our US Sales Reps, he will attend trade shows, meet clients and customers, and immerse himself completely in the local cultures; building genuine relationships with people in the States who all share a passion for our journey.  First...

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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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