Scent notes part 2

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1/25/20231 min read

Notes are how a fragrance is built, there are 3 types, described as top notes, middle or heart notes and base notes. Each note indicates the scents longevity, similar to when you spray perfume and after a while it smells differently, candles are the same.

  • Top notes will evaporate first and are usually citrus or light florals.

  • Middle notes are longer lasting and what you will smell after 30-60 minutes, these are usually stronger florals.

  • Base notes are the lingering, long lasting elements of a fragrance, they usually consist of the heaviest scents such as sandalwood, oud, vanilla or musk.

In a series of blog posts we describe the scented ingredients which make a fragrance, so if you've ever wondered what amber or tonka bean is, this series of posts will explain.


a rich & woody, calming aroma, adds depth to a fragrance with earthy tones. Often used for incense it is an excellent base note, enhancing the other fragrances it is blended with~ soothing & calming with aphrodisiac properties. Found in our Blonde & Duke Candle & Melts


Aromatic & earthy, from the resin of a tree, ranges from bitter to sweet, like liquorice ~ pairs well with Frankincense as the two are similar. With warm, smoky, spicy incense notes, it gives a masculine tone to fragrances. Found in our Winter's Night Melt.


Exotic floral scent, sensual & luxurious similar to Jasmine, one of the most popular perfume scents. Enhances citrus scents. An excellent stress reliever. Found in our Burnt Orange, Sakura, Enchanted Garden & Silver Fox range.


A type of orange which is inedible. Bergamot is a spicy floral citrus, and one of the most popular citrus scents in perfume. Bergamot gives Earl Grey Tea its distinctive smell. It blends well with other fragrances. Found in our CoCo, Influencer, the Duke, Sensual, Exotica, Peony Woods & Musk range.

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Read part 1 and part 3