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Easter Gift Buying Guide: Floral Scents for Easter

March 16, 2020

Springtime is well and truly on its way, with Easter just around the corner too. You may not normally associate scented gifts with the...

The Importance of Wick Trimming

February 18, 2020

You undoubtedly take notice of your favourite fragrance when your candle is lit, but it is unlikely that you pay attention to your candle’s...

Recycling and Reusing Leftover Candle Wax

January 29, 2020

It’s a sad day when your favourite candle comes to an end but make sure you don’t throw it away! If you are one...

How to Use Fragrance to Decorate Your Home This Christmas

December 10, 2019

Have you put up your Christmas decorations yet? If you haven’t already done so, don’t forget to include home fragrance amongst the tinsel, baubles...

The Power of Our Sense of Smell

November 15, 2019

It’s true, we often take our sense of smell for granted and don’t appreciate the unbelievable power it holds. Never underestimate it, take a...

Mood Enhancing Scents

October 11, 2019

With dark mornings and the evenings gradually getting darker too, it’s easy to start hibernating and to feel more lethargic. Luckily, energising scents can...

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Scents and Fragrances For 2019

September 26, 2019

As we begin to leave Summer behind, it’s time to enjoy the scents of the new season. The vibrant colours and comforting aromas are...

Our memories and sense of smell

How Our Sense of Smell Affects Our Memories

August 12, 2019

Have you ever noticed that when you smell a certain fragrance, it brings back memories you may have forgotten about? At Illumens, we wanted...

Top Tips for Using a Reed Diffuser

July 8, 2019

A reed diffuser is the perfect, practical solution for home fragrance for many reasons. By soaking up the fragrance oil through the reeds and...

What Does Your Choice of Candle Say About You?

June 12, 2019

No matter what scent you choose, your choice of candle says a lot more about you and your personality than you think. Have a...