Halloween Facts About Candles

Halloween Facts About Candles

It’s time to light the candles – it’s almost Halloween. With its long tradition of chasing away the darkness before All Saints Day, candles have always had a part to play in this spookiest of celebrations. Here are our favourite Halloween candle...
All About Amber

All About Amber

If we say “amber” to you, what do you think of? The colour, resin, traffic lights, Jurassic Park? Amber oil is actually one of our favourite fixatives when we’re blending scents, and it makes a great base note. But what actually is amber, and what...
The Benefits of Lavender

The Benefits of Lavender

Lavender oil is known for its medicinal properties. It’s been a popular anti-inflammatory and antiseptic for centuries, and has been used for a variety of conditions from alopecia to fungal infections. At Dexter & Mason, we’re not experts in the...
The Fragrance Notes in Scented Candles

The Fragrance Notes in Scented Candles

When we’re describing our scented candles, we use terms such as “top notes” and “base notes”, and phrases like “a rich floral heart”. But what do these terms actually mean, and why is it important for a scented candle to have...