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...
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...
11 Random Facts About Candles

11 Random Facts About Candles

For a bit of light relief (sorry), we’ve been reading random information about candles, and have found out all sorts of fascinating facts. In case you come up against a round about candles in your online pub quiz (you never know), we’ve gathered together...
The history of candles

The history of candles

These days, we burn scented candles because we love them. Their fragrance fills our homes, and that warm little point of light can be cosy, romantic or festive. However, you don’t have to go back many generations to find candles as everyday items in every home...
Why use soy wax in scented candles?

Why use soy wax in scented candles?

At Dexter & Mason, we use soy wax for all our scented candles. We chose soy for several reasons, and are absolutely delighted by both its qualities and environmental credentials. Here’s why we love to burn this brilliant bean. Soy wax is a lovely, natural...