A sensual, indulgent fragrance with top notes of fresh green leaves and bergamot, combines with a warming, rich base of musk, spiced peppercorns and heart wood sandal to create a creamy, delicate scent.
Adru takes it’s name from that given to the Isle of Harris itself, discovered on an ancient map by Greek astronomer Ptolemy c.150AC. The history and provenance of the island, along with the rugged landscape; from the rocky mountainous hills in the North, to the rolling peat moorland, and vast glens carved by glaciers, inspired our Sandalwood and Wild Nettle collection.
Life’s stresses can dull our natural glow. Like energy that surrounds us, our Auras collection emanates soothing fragrances, relaxing yet uplifting the body and mind.
Inspired by the elemental aspects of our island, and designed to reflect the pace of life on the Isle of Harris, our Auras collection is focused on the well-being and the importance of self-care with candles to de-stress, relax and revitalise.
Calming and revitalising, Aurora plays with the gentle floral fragrances of soothing lavender and ylang-ylang.
Aurora was designed to promote the ultimate calm and well-being when you need it most. Soothing lavender is at the heart of our Aurora collection, helping you to tackle restless nights and anxious feelings with its calming qualities.
Our scented soy wax candles and Scottish home fragrance products are all hand poured on the beautiful Isle of Harris using the finest ingredients. It's hard work and takes a long time, but these are memories worth making.
Tranquil and warm like spring, Eden fills the air with the natural citrus and herbal notes of lemon leaf and thyme.
A vibrant and uplifting scent, our Eden collection was designed to revitalise the senses. Fragrances of Lemon Leaf and Thyme create an energising natural energy in your home, lightening your mood and brightening your space; the perfect scent for spring.
Each gift box is presented in our bespoke sleeve inspired by the nostalgic feeling of returning home. The copper compass and stars gently reflect the theme of finding your way home, and the stars represent the night sky, where we all look to find solace on darker winter nights.
Searching for the perfect gift for those faraway friends and family? Our gifting collection makes shopping for a loved one easier than ever, pick from a selection of our most popular products and fragrances below.
Horgabost plays with the zesty scent of Lemongrass, the aromatic sharpness of Sicilian lemons, and the warm spice of earthy ginger root to create a blend of fragrance that is sure to bring warmth to your home, even on the coldest days.
Inspiration:This sheltered stretch of sand is one of the island’s smallest beaches, but one of the most bustling and beautiful. Horgabost comes alive in the summer months with the machair in bloom and the picturesque campsite overlooking the beach full of people soaking in the Hebridean views; it is truly a magical place.
A delicious blend of Brazilian orange and pink pomelo enlivened with sweet grapefruit, fresh, juicy watermelon and hints of tart rhubarb and warming patchouli.
Inspiration:Huisinis beach was where the story of Essence of Harris began. If you have ever felt the sand between your toes on Huisinis beach, located in the rugged North end of the island, you will know exactly where the inspiration behind Essence of Harris came from. It is a truly special place.
Delicately balanced to ensure relaxation, our Losgaintir collection combines the soothing scents of sweet coconut and warming almond with a herbal base of fresh bergamot; fragrances that, when combined, exude pure tranquillity.
Inspiration: Our Bergamot & Vanilla range is inspired by the world-famous Losgaintir beach, named one of the UK’s best beaches in the Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards. It is clear to see why Losgaintir is one of the island’s most loved destinations; nestled under the shadow of Beinn Losgaintir, golden sand stretches down from rolling dunes into crystal blue waters to create a Scottish paradise like no other.
Refreshing and pure, Oceana washes away your worries with the cleansing aromas of samphire and sea-minerals.
Inspired by the pristine coastline and clear blue waters of our island home, Oceana combines aromas of samphire and sea-minerals to cleanse your mind and transport you to the most tranquil white sand beaches of the Outer Hebrides.
A sensual scent with a blend of sweet plum, pomegranate, patchouli and rose, set on a rich base of cedarwood and musk.
Inspiration:It is easy to get lost in the charm of Seilebost beach. Located along the west coast of the island, and with views across the water to Losgaintir beach, and the Island of Taransay, Seilebost is one of the island’s most spectacular hidden gems. As you make your way over the grassy dunes which sway in the Hebridean wind, you are suddenly met with an intimate stretch of white sand which rolls into clear blue water; welcome to Seilebost Beach.
Our bespoke tartan was designed to reflect the story of Essence of Harris. Inspired by the natural beauty of the island, the tartan encompasses colours taken from the contrasting grey rocky landscapes and idyllic blue waters of the Outer Hebrides.
Essence of Harris was founded in 2015, a date which is mirrored in the thread count, along with the GPS location of the company- based in Tarbert, in the very heart of the Isle of Harris, on the West Coast of Scotland.
Essence of Harris tartan is recognised on the Scottish Register of Tartans!