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Celebration of our young people!

Celebration of our young people!

And so, the September rush has started. The final days of summer often brings with it a mix of feelings; dread for those 8am alarm bells are balanced with the hope of fresh starts, new beginnings and a focus on the ‘school year’ ahead. At Essence of Harris, September has started off with a celebration of our young people. As we waved our Graphic Design intern Molly off on the ferry across the Minch, we reflected on the 3 months she had spent working on the island and the invaluable work she completed on her Scotgrad summer placement at Essence...

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The gift of calm!

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...

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Candles with a Conscience

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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Going global and Harris Adventures...

Going global and Harris Adventures...

We are extremely happy to tell our customers that we can now ship our candles internationally, so we can send them directly to your loved ones abroad if you wish or if you are looking to stock up after purchasing from us while you were here on holiday, now you can do just that! We are very excited to see how far afield our candles end up! In other news, we wanted to let everyone know about Loganair & HIAL's; ‘Harris not Paris Adventure Day’ offer they are now running... The day consists of flying out from Inverness Airport early in...

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