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A Month of Self Care

A Month of Self Care

Make January the month of Self Care 

Christmas is over, and the New Year has come. A lot of us can feel tired and fatigued after the Christmas rush. 

Here are some of our own remedies with candles & fragrances that can help you tackle winter tiredness, add self care into your daily routine and boost your energy so you can smash your goals in the new year ahead.

Everything Starts with A Good Night’s Sleep

It all starts with a good night’s sleep. A good, restful nights sleep can help us feel positive and productive for the day ahead. Aim to go to sleep at the same time every night, switch off devices about an hour before bed. This will help you get at least 8 hours sleep which is vital for our health and wellbeing.

Trouble switching off? Try Yankee Candles Sleep Diffusers and Oils to help you wind down at bedtime. create a relaxing atmosphere for great sleep!

Choose from three fragrances, each specially blended with ingredients known for their calming properties, such as lavender, eucalyptus and cedarwood.


Energy Boost While You Work

We’ve all enjoyed the Christmas break, but now its time to get back into the routine of work whether you’re in an office or working from home finding ways to energise your workspace to maintain creativity and productivity is key. Make sure you’re set up away from as little distraction as possible. Take regular breaks and stretch if working long hours in front of a computer. Treat yourself to lighting an uplifting and energising fragrance such as Sage & Citrus, White Gardenia or fragrance from the New Spring Collection such as Art in the Park.

The top fragrances to look for when you want to bring energy and focus to your environment are:

Lemon, Orange, Rosemary, Lavender, Grapefruit, Peppermint and Eucalyptus.


Get Outdoors & Boost Your Endorphins

A good workout will help release endorphins (happy hormones) into our bodies. It will also energise you for the day. Don’t forget to get out and move your body. With everyone at home, take advantage of free home workouts being posted by professional personal trainers or even just take a walk around with your dog in the fresh winter air and discover local walking routes around your home.

If you are a nature lover, Bayside Cedar, Praline and Birch or Amber & Sandalwood is calling your name.

Freshen & Purify Your Home

The Boles d'Olor HIRO Mist Diffuser will be your homes new bff- The perfect complement to improve any atmosphere with aromas and colours. It is ideal to use it in aromatherapy, as well as to humidify, as this makes the air quality better in any room. You will be sure to find fresh uplifting scents to either energise your home or create a relaxing environment to help you sleep this winter. Choose from a large range of relaxing and purifying fragrances here which are perfect to help you wind down and chill out. Look out for lavender or jasmine to relax ot citrus scents to create an energising, uplifting environment in your home.

We have a whole range of mist diffuser oils for you to browse here > 


Keeping your home fresh, clear and clean is vital for positive environment and motivation. Ashleigh & Burwood Catalytic Lamps and Lamp Oilare a wonderful addition to have in your home and daily routine. The catalytic burner in the Fragrance Lamps captures and destroys molecules in the air that carry bacteria and odours. The mixing of air and the movement from convection ensures that odours are destroyed as well as airborne microorganisms. Catalytic Fragrance Lamps actually purify the air before perfuming it. With over 40 fragrances to choose from – you will be sure to find fresh uplifting scents to either energise your home or create a relaxing environment to help you sleep this winter. ‘Sleep’ and ‘Relaxation’ Lamp Fragrances are perfect to help you drift off while scents like “Madarin & Bergamot” will create an energising, uplifting environment in your home.

Make Time for Self-Care

Let’s face it, although Christmas can be a magical time of year, it can also be tough on people. For a lot of us, anxiety is high, our routines have been lost and little acts of self-care have gone out the window. Emotional, mental and social health is just as important as physical health. Make a point of introducing guilt-free self-care into your daily routine, whether it’s a face mask, journaling, facetiming a friend, reading a book or treating yourself to something you enjoy.

Turn bath time into your self-care ritual. By taking a hot bath it can help relieve muscle tension, improve your skin and it’s a great way to ensure an easy drift off to sleep at night time. Bomb Cosmetics Bath Blasters have all natural ingredients, are 100% homemade and not tested on animals. Each containing selected essential oils such as frankincense, cedarwood and eucalyptus to help your whole body relax. Allow ingredients such as shea butter nourish your skin and create a comforting pool for you to bathe in. Make your bath extra special with some Tea Lights & Small Jars dotted around to create the perfect atmosphere to wind down. You can shop tea lights here., Or why not discover one of the new Sigature Collection jars such as Wild Orchid or A Calm & Quiet Place.

Why not try our new wax melt bundles - a perfect mix of scents to accompany you on your self care journey in 2023

Make 2023 your year of self-care with the help of home fragrance! If you would like any help choosing some fragrances for creating relaxing environments, cleansing the air or for a restful night’s sleep feel free to contact us or send us a message on social media!