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All About Amber

All About Amber

What is amber? Amber oil is one of our favourite base note scents; however, all is not as it seems… We take a closer look at this musky, resinous fragrance, where it comes from, and its uses today.

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The Benefits of Lavender

The Benefits of Lavender

Lavender is traditionally associated with many benefits. Dexter & Mason takes a look at how lavender scented candles and reed diffusers can promote feelings of wellbeing and relaxation.

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The Fragrance Notes in Scented Candles

The Fragrance Notes in Scented Candles

When we’re describing Dexter & Mason scented candles, we use terms such as “top notes”,”heart notes” and “base notes”. But what do these actually mean, and why is it important for a scented candle to have notes and tones?

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11 Random Facts About Candles

11 Random Facts About Candles

At Dexter & Mason, we’ve found out all sorts of fascinating facts about candles. In case you come up against a round about candles in your online pub quiz, we’ve gathered together some of our favourite candle facts. You’re welcome. 

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How to Keep your Home Smelling Fresh

How to Keep your Home Smelling Fresh

At Dexter & Mason, we’ve naturally been thinking about the best ways to keep homes smelling fresh during lockdown, and we’ve come up with some top tips to bring those gorgeous spring aromas indoors.

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How to Use a Reed Diffuser

How to Use a Reed Diffuser

Last year, we introduced our gorgeous collection of reed diffusers; and although we’ve used the same scent blends, we love the different type of aroma they give. Here’s a bit more about reed diffusers and how to make the most of them.

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The Best Scented Candles for Valentine’s Day

The Best Scented Candles for Valentine’s Day

With their winning combination of evocative scents and a romantic, gentle glow, scented candles make perfect Valentine's Day gifts. Some fragrances are better-suited to romance than others, with naturally sensual and appealing qualities. Which candles should we be...

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Why We Love the Smell of Mulled Wine

Why We Love the Smell of Mulled Wine

At Dexter & Mason, we love the scent of mulled wine, with its rich claret tones and zesty citrus hit. Let’s take a closer sniff of the festive season’s favourite tipple.

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