Blogs — Soy candles

The making of the Auras Collection!

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...

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Team Changes!

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...

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Welcome to our new Essence of Harris factory!

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...

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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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Here on Harris – our factory!

Here on Harris – our factory!

What a team we’ve got here at our candle factory on the Isle of Harris. It's thanks to this little lot that we've achieved so much over the last couple of years. Recently, they've been heavily involved in the transformation of our brand from Buth Bheag Candle Co to Essence of Harris so it’s about time that we introduced them to you!  Jamie and Deenie set up Buth Bheag Candle Company in 2015 and they’re just delighted with how it’s thrived ever since. Can you believe they first started out simply experimenting with pouring different scents in their kitchen and now...

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