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  1. Perfumed Pricing: How can I tell what makes good scents?

    Perfumed Pricing: How can I tell what makes good scents?
    It's a world that's been shrouded in mystery and romance for hundreds of years - how can one bottle of perfume cost £20, another £150? Is it the perfumer, ingredients or packaging that justifies the price? Surely it's just down to whether you like the smell or not? Over the...... Read More
  2. Tips & Tricks: How to Get the Best from Your Candle

    Tips & Tricks: How to Get the Best from Your Candle
    Have a look at some candles you've burned recently. Can you spot any of these tell-tale signs...? 'Tunnelling' (the wax doesn't melt evenly)The wick keeps getting buriedIt burns more on side than the otherSooty marks on the containerFragrance isn't diffusing as you'd hoped Most people can comfortably admit to not...... Read More
  3. Quality v. Price: The Quality Conundrum

    Quality v. Price: The Quality Conundrum
    Have you ever read an article whose headline promised: "This Aldi Candle Smells EXACTLY Like Jo Malone's But Only Costs £3.99"? Or perhaps a piece assuring you: "Everyone's Saying This £5 Perfume Smells Like Chanel No.5!" How do you decide whether there's actually a difference worth paying for? Some people...... Read More

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