The Different Types of Candle Wax and Why Soy Wax Is Best

Did you know there’s more than one kind of candle wax? Paraffin, coconut wax, rapeseed and beeswax are just a...

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How to Put Out a Candle

Source: Radanasta/Shutterstock.com Homesick’s scented candles are thoughtfully created to recall your fondest memories and moments and bring a soothing aroma...

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Preparing for Autumn — The Best Fall Scented Candles

The summer heat is on its way out, welcoming in the cool days and even chillier fall nights. And along...

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Gift Basket Goals: How to Ship Candles and Other Gifts

Have a friend with an important milestone coming up or a loved one who’s celebrating a special occasion? Maybe you...

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Summer Candle Scents: Our 5 Favorite Candles for Summertime

Source: icemanphotos/Shutterstock.com Want to recall memories of childhood summer vacations or your honeymoon to Hawaii?  You can capture sand in...

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The Scent Guide: What Does Iris Smell Like?

Source: Marina VN/Shutterstock.com Ever smelled an iris bloom? It’s quite subtle — barely there even. But as lovely as it...

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The Scent Guide: What Does Oakmoss Smell Like?

Source: kalmukanin/Shutterstock.com Over the centuries, perfumers have discovered countless scents, derived from all sorts of flowers, resins, leaves and other...

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The Scent Guide: What Does Jasmine Smell Like?

Jasmine, or “Yasmin” in Arabic, means fragrant flower. In Persia, jasmine means the “gift from God.” White jasmine flowers symbolize...

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Finding Your Scent: What Does Cedarwood Smell Like?

Source: Soyka/Shutterstock.com Cedarwood is a wonderfully aromatic scent, taken from a hardy evergreen tree that lasts all through winter. But...

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How Often Should You Change Reeds in Your Diffuser?

Source: Pinkasevich/Shutterstock.com Candles and reed diffusers are a wonderfully practical and soothing way to make your home smell pleasant. However,...

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How to Make a Reed Diffuser Smell Stronger

Source:  Pixel-Shot/Shutterstock.com Does your reed diffuser lack the strong scent you were hoping for? Each person’s olfactory nerves have a...

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The Scent Guide: What Does Amber Smell Like?

Amber is a common yet elusive scent in the fragrance world. You’ve definitely smelled candles, perfumes and soaps with amber...

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