Looking for the perfect gift this Christmas? Perhaps you're stuck for ideas. Don't worry, Bambu Candles have the ideal present for your loved ones - our luxurious reed diffusers and room sprays.
At Bambu Candles, we have a gorgeous selection of reed diffusers and room sprays, they're the perfect flameless fragranced treat. Our diffusers are a stylish accompaniment to the home this Christmas and will last for 2-3 months, meaning the scent can be enjoyed well into the New Year.
We've just added the fragrance "Fireside" to our collection, which is a blend of warm spices, the ideal scent to cosy up to on a cold winter's night. Fireside is available as a reed diffuser and a candle. Another popular festive scent we've included in our selection is our "Cranberry, Orange, and Cinnamon" diffuser, perfect for adding the scents of Christmas to the home.
Room sprays are another favourite, as they look beautiful and stylish in their glass bottles. Our sprays instantly freshen a room and the fragrance lasts for hours.
Bambu candles room sprays and reed diffusers also make an excellent Christmas gift for those who don't wish to have an open-flame in their homes, perhaps they don't want to watch a candle, or they have young children or pets. Using a spray or diffuser means the scent can be enjoyed without the worry.
If your shopping for our most popular scents to make the ideal Christmas present they are,
This festive season, place a luxurious reed diffuser or room spray under the Christmas tree for someone you love. Want to go that extra step? A selection of our fragrances are available as reed diffusers, room sprays, and candles. Our festive scents can be enjoyed throughout the home during the festive period and into the New Year.
We've been working hard behind the scenes developing some of the Christmas fragranced candles you requested.
Our candles make the ideal Christmas gift for your friends and family or the fitting accompaniment to your festive decorations.
Bambu Candles are excited to share that we've launched our first five Christmas scents. These are:
Much thought and love are poured into each candle, from developing the festive fragrances to sourcing the scents. Making them the perfect festive present for your family and friends this Christmas.
Bambu Candles are:
If you want to give your loved one the perfect scented and personal gift this Christmas, head over to our website to learn more about our handmade candles and our other beautifully scented products, including our reed diffusers and room sprays.
Are you beginning to think about Christmas?
Go on, you can admit it if you are.
With summer fading and autumn looming around the corner, it's this time of year that people begin to think about Christmas.
Bambu Candles is no exception. Customers are already asking what Christmas fragrances we're going to be stocking.
So while we're busy planning our Christmas aromas, we thought we'd take this opportunity to ask you, the customer, what scents you enjoy through the festivities.
Here are some festive fragrance ideas to get your nostrils thinking.
Do you love the smell of baking? Then perhaps you'd like,
How about a winter beverage? Maybe,
Or perhaps you prefer a traditional scent? Such as,
So, as we prepare our Christmas fragrances, we want to know what are some of your favourites.
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There are a range of Christmas scents and they are pleasurable to us for different reasons, some nostalgic, some traditional, and others represent our favourite festive treats.
We'd love to know what your faves are, so we can get busy planning our Christmas range.
Do you struggle with gift ideas?
Well, here at Bambu Candles we offer the perfect gift for any occasion.
To make our candles extra special, all of our beautifully fragranced candles are available to buy with a sweet and thoughtful message printed onto the front of them.
During Covid we've all been separated from people we love. Why not send that special person a candle with one of our rainbow prints, simply saying 'Missing you' or 'Storms don't last forever'?
Perhaps you'd like to thank a nurse, doctor, paramedic, shop assistant, or a key worker if they've worked during the pandemic. Send them a beautiful Bambu candle with a rainbow message saying 'Thank you' or 'Hope'.
Looking to buy your child's teacher a thank you gift? Choose from any of our scented candles and we can add the message 'Best teacher'. What a wonderful way to acknowledge all their hard work.
Struggling to know which scent to buy them? How about choosing our Spa Therapy scented candle, so they can relax and unwind. Or maybe our Seychelles fragrance, reminiscent of a breezy Indian Ocean island.
Have you been invited to a wedding or anniversary and are looking for the perfect present? Choose one of our candles and we can add the message, 'With love' or 'Congratulations' to the front.
We have some gorgeous and romantic scents, such as Japanese Honeysuckle, which is a sweet flowering vine with one of the most loved sweet and floral scents. Or maybe Mandarin and Sandalwood, with zesty tones of bergamot and hints of chocolate.
Is it your friend's or a family member's birthday? Fed up of buying them the same present every year? This year, treat them to a Bambu luxury candle, we can even write Happy Birthday on the front of the candle for you.
Do they love fruity smells? If so, then try our Lime, Basil and Mandarin candle with mouth-watering Sicilian lime and ripe mandarin, married with peppery basil. Or how about our Lotus Flower scent for something a bit spicier?
Mother's Day is a special day, a chance when we can say thank you for all their love, support, and hard work. Choose the perfect gift for her, with our 'Love you mum' candle.
Your mum is sure to love our Angel perfume-inspired candle, or perhaps our Vanilla Patchouli and Sandalwood candle.
Are you looking for a gift for your husband, boyfriend, or dad? We have a great choice of scents that the man in your life would enjoy. Try our Boss, Creed, or Black Orchid aftershave-inspired scents.
Bambu Candles also offer luxury reed diffusers and room sprays with matching scents to our candles, which make the perfect candle accompaniment or gift idea.
Want to give your loved one the perfect present? Simply select your fragranced candle, choose your message, and we'll make it for you.
Don't want a message added to your gift? No problem, choose your item and fragrance, then we'll prepare it for you.
You're excited, you've just unwrapped your Bambu candle and naturally, you want to get the most out of it.
Bambu candles are made from 100% natural soy wax, meaning it will last around 50% longer than a paraffin candle.
So, how do you ensure that you get the maximum experience out of your candle?
Here are three tips to enjoy a longer-lasting fragrance:
The first burn should be for about 2 hours or long enough for the wax to melt to the edge of the tin, which is called a full melt pool.
If a candle is extinguished before a full melt pool is created, your candle will not release its maximum scent. Also, when re-lit, the candle will only burn to the size of the burn pool when first extinguished.
Do not burn your candle for longer than 4 hours as this can cause the tin to overheat. Also the wick may move and, therefore, will not burn as well in the future.
Always place your soy candle on a flat surface and away from draughts as this may cause your candle to burn unevenly.
When the candle is lit, never leave it unattended in case of it catching curtains or soft furnishings alight. Also, keep children or pets safe and away from the open flame.
When relighting, check the wax level is no less than 1 cm. If it is, then do not relight, as the tin may overheat and the surface the candle is sitting on could be stained or burned.
When you've finished burning the candle and the wax has cooled, place the lid back onto the candle. This will protect the wax and wick from dust which may reduce the scent and interfere with future burning.
Not lighting your candle over a long period of time can reduce the fragrance, so ensure to use your candle on a regular basis.
On occasions, pieces of the wick may break off and sit in the wax and this will cause the candle to burn at a quicker rate or the piece of wick to catch fire. Please remove any debris when the candle isn't lit and has cooled down.
If you notice the wick has moved, blow out the flame, wait for the wax to cool, and then straighten the wick. You may find it helpful to use tweezers to coax the wick back into place.
Make sure you're following the above tips on how to care for your candle for the ultimate experience.
Fancy treating a loved one or yourself to a fragranced treat? Head over to our online shop to browse our gorgeous scents.
Soy Candles are great, but what about when you need an instant hit of fragrance for your home?
Well, that's where we've got you covered. Bambu candles room sprays are a fantastic way to quickly fragrance a room or area in your home.
Bambu candles room sprays are made to last for hours, giving you the reassurance that your room smells fresh and inviting long after they have been sprayed.
Our room sprays are beautifully encased in a glass bottle and can be displayed proudly as a decorative piece on your dresser, corner of your bathroom, or on your kitchen worktop.
Put simply, room sprays are perfume for the home.
It can be hard to know which fragrance to choose to suit various living areas of your home. So, we've done the hard work for you and paired up scents with the ideal room. We know you won't be disappointed.
Room sprays are the perfect and luxurious option to instantly fragrance your home for hours.
Bambu Candles' room sprays come in gorgeous glass bottles that also make for beautiful decorative pieces.
We have a range of scents to choose from, including Vanilla Patchouli & Sandlewood for your bathroom, Lime Basil & Mandarin for your kitchen, to Japanese Honeysuckle for your bedroom.
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Do you want to be greeted by your favourite scent as soon as you open your front door?
Having a well-fragranced room can improve the overall sense of the quality of the home and enhances the environment.
Reed diffusers are a great way to provide rooms or spaces in your home with an ongoing scent of your choice.
Reed diffusers work by releasing the fragrance in the oil through the reeds. Here at Bambu Candles, we use fibre reeds with a porous structure, which allows the reeds to disperse a good and even amount of fragrance.
We are excited to share that we will be adding essential oil reed diffusers to our collection in the near future. So keep an eye on our website and social media to be one of the first to know when these are released.
For an added and important touch, our diffusers are presented in stylish glass bottles which add to the decor of your room.
There are several benefits of using reed diffusers, such as:
Using a reed diffuser is easy, however, there are a few things you should know.
There are various factors that will reduce the life of a reed diffuser, such as placing the diffuser next to a window or air-conditioning unit, dehumidifiers, and heating, such as a fire or a radiator. If a door is left open or the diffuser is kept in an open place it will reduce the fragrance levels in the room. Likewise, if the diffuser is kept in a closed room or a smaller space, the levels of fragrance will be higher.
It's best not to re-use the reeds if you wish to use a different scent. Mixing the scents could cause an undesirable smell.
Due to popular demand, we are excited to share that we will soon be selling diffuser refills, so you can reduce the cost of enjoying your chosen fragrance, both financially and environmentally. Keep an eye on our website or Instagram page to be the first to know when we have these in stock.
There you have it. Reed diffusers offer you a practical, yet stylish, option to fragrance your home 24/7.
Our fibre reed diffusers are easy to use and last 2-3 months. You can be sure your home will be sweetly scented, without having to watch an open flame, or plug in a diffuser.
If you'd like to take a look at our luxury reed diffusers, head over to our reed diffusers page.
Struggling to choose which candle or scent to buy when shopping online?
It can be difficult to know which scent to pick. Often you're faced with a range of scents and fancy names that you've never heard of.
In this post we're going to provide an online shopping guide so you can confidently choose your perfect scented candle, diffuser, or room spray.
Selecting the room and the atmosphere you want to create is a good starting point as this directs and simplifies your choices.
If you're buying a candle for your bedroom you may want a warm, comforting fragrance. For your bathroom, you may prefer a fresh scent, and a fruity smell in your kitchen.
Scents evoke memories, thoughts, and feelings. A scent can give a room it's identity.
What experience would you like your family, friends, or visitors to have when they're in your home?
Perhaps on arrival, you'd like to greet your guests with a fresh, light, and floral fragrance. Or when they visit your bathroom you may want them to feel as though they're entering a spa.
Is it a special time of the year? At Christmastime, you may wish to delight in warming fragrances, such as cinnamon or red berries. In the summer, you may prefer a fragrance that reminds you of the beach.
Make a list of the scents you like. Do you tend to favour spices, fruits, flowers, or chocolate?
Do you like strong or lighter fragrances? Perhaps you like the scent of your aftershave or perfume, these can direct you to the types of smells you enjoy.
It's okay to mix and match scents across your home. The fragrance you choose for your living room may be different from the one you place in your hall and kitchen.
Every candle at Bambu is handmade using 100% natural soy wax, therefore, our candles will burn 50% longer than paraffin candles, ensuring whichever scent you choose it will last for longer.
Room sprays are a great way of creating a wonderful fragrance in a room quickly. Perhaps you have a last-minute guest arriving and you wish to freshen up your home, or you'd like to get rid of an odour.
Reed diffusers not only provide a long-lasting fragrance, but they also look luxurious in your home.
Reed diffusers and room sprays are a lovely way of enjoying the scents without having an open flame, perfect if you've got children or pets running around.
It's hard enough choosing a scent for yourself, but what about buying a fragrance for a loved one.
First of all, think about the types of scents they enjoy. Do they love chocolate, the smell of the sea, or particular fruits? Do they enjoy a day at the spa, or have a favourite perfume or aftershave they wear?
Here are a few of our ideas of how our scents can be best placed in your home…
Everyone is unique. The scents we enjoy and the feelings they evoke are individual and personal.
Choosing a candle can be fun and a way to get to know yourself better as you question your likes and dislikes and the vision you want to create for your home.
If you're still unsure then drop us a message. We're here to help you choose the right candle for you.
Summer is just around the corner so let's explore the summer scents that will keep your home smelling fresh and inviting. Whether you want to remind yourself of your favourite holiday or freshen up your home for guests, there are so many options out there this summer.
There is research to suggest that particular fragrances are related to different personality profiles. What is the best summer scent for your personality type? We have the low down on the latest summer aromas that will transform your home.
Pomegranate is the fruit of a shrub that typically grows in Asia, The Middle East and Mediterranean. It features prominently in Greek mythology as the fruit Persephone consumed in underworld. This caused the changing of the seasons and so the pomegranate has a connection to spring and summer in Greek mythology.
The pomegranate has also been seen as a symbol of fertility and love in many religious cultures around the world such as Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism and Islam. When the fruit is consumed it also has many health benefits.
Pomegranate is an invigorating summer scent that is perfect for those hot days. It will keep your home smelling crisp and take you on a journey to an exotic place. Pomegranate is a great home fragrance for those with creative and romantic personalities. It suits those who are feminine, artistic and sensual. It also makes a great wedding or new home gift as it symbolises fertility.
Our luxury black pomegranate summer scent has floral heart notes with base notes of smoky wood. It is available in a room spray or reed diffuser.
Doctor Alan R Hirsch did several studies into the connection between perfume types and personality. He found that those who like floral heart note scents such as this one are outgoing and friendly.
Sage is a herb which grows in the Mediterranean region. It is used to add flavour to many dishes and is botanically closely related to oregano and mint. It has been used in historic herbal healing due to its strong antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. On its own, sage has a pungent smell which is said to improve memory.
Sage has a woody scent which suits those who like to spend time outdoors or have an affinity with nature. It is great for a relaxed, bohemian household and makes a lovely summer scent.
Our room spray and scented candle combines the woody elements of sage with sea salt to bring you a fragrance that is reminiscent of the English seaside. Spray around the house to remind yourself of that scenic seaside holiday and create a relaxing atmosphere. Research into perfume types and personality has found that those who like coastal scents are typically laid back free thinkers.
The lime fruit is commonly grown in areas such as Italy, Mexico and the Caribbean. The mandarin fruit is a sub species of orange and grown in Italy, China and Asia. Lime and Mandarin essential oil has been widely used in aromatherapy and herbal medicine due to its antiseptic and antibacterial qualities. Basil is a well-known peppery herb used in Italian cuisine.
The combination of these ingredients results in a citrus home fragrance that will remind you of the Mediterranean. If you've ever been to Italy, this is a classic summer scent. Let the aroma take you back to relaxing on a balcony with great food, wine and a picturesque view of the Italian countryside.
Citrus fragrances are great to add a bit of spice to your home. Personalities who like citrus are dynamic leaders and don't take any nonsense. Citrus personalities like to have fun and are very adventurous. They never stop and are always moving onto the next activity or challenge. Take charge with our lime, basil and mandarin luxury room spray or scented candle.
A refreshing summer scent, this fragrance is reminiscent of the Amalfi coast in Italy with its breath-taking scenery. This unique aroma will take your home on a journey to the coast. With base notes of Amber and Sandalwood this fragrance has depth and a woody undertone to it. This gives it a grounded and slightly masculine edge.
Those who like woody scents are often are bold and daring. They go after what they want and strive to achieve their goals. Our Amalfi Coast fragrance is available as a reed diffuser and candle.
One way to easily add a long lasting fragrance to your home is with a reed diffuser. Reed diffusers contain fragrance oil in a glass container. The reeds are placed into the glass container to slowly absorb the fragrance. The fragrance then evaporates off the reeds and into the air of your home.
The good thing about reed diffusers is they are low maintenance and easily refilled. They are also safe to leave unattended unlike scented candles which require supervision.
Room sprays are a great way to add a burst of freshness and keep on the side for emergencies. Our sprays contain a hand pump which is more environmentally friendly. We avoid manufacturing aerosol sprays because they contain chemicals which are harmful to the planet.
Our room sprays are decanted into a luxury glass bottle which is recyclable and very decorative to keep on your bathroom side or on your bedside table.
Scented candles add fragrance to your home and provide a nice ambience in the evenings. Candles can create a relaxing atmosphere for you to unwind after a long day at work or with the children. The fragrance releases slowly and lingers long after you have put out your candle.
All our candles are handmade from soy wax which is made from soy beans. This is more environmentally friendly than paraffin candles and gives a longer burning time. Soy wax is biodegradable and a renewable energy source. It also does not create soot residue on walls or nearby furniture like traditional candles.
Tell us about your favourite summer scent by commenting on our Instagram page.
Did you know that the contents of your candle may have a negative impact on your home, your health, and the environment? Candles are often made from paraffin. Paraffin contains chemicals and toxins which can be harmful if inhaled. Soy wax is a vegetable wax that comes from soybean oil. Soy wax is a natural and renewable resource which is biodegradable and has both environmental and health benefits.
Soy candles are carbon-neutral and burn cleaner than paraffin candles, therefore, toxins are not released into the air when they are lit. This means that it has little impact on the environment and on our health, and is ideal to use whilst pregnant, if you have children, or pets. Paraffin candles, however, release toxins such as carcinogens and pollutants, which may cause health problems.
As our candles are made with 100% natural soy wax, they are petro-carbon soot free, meaning that your curtains, fabrics, walls, and ceilings won't be stained over time after burning your candle. Paraffin candles do produce perto-carbon soot which, over time, may make your curtains, walls, carpets, and ceiling turn black.
Soy wax has a lower burning point than paraffin. If you buy a soy wax candle, it will last around 50% longer than a paraffin candle. This makes soy candles more cost effective to buy.
After using a paraffin candle, it takes time to wash away the wax from the candle tin. With soy candles, it's easy to remove the wax by using warm, soapy water. The tin can then be reused.
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