The Importance of Scent Note Descriptions & How to Read

In the world of home fragrance, understanding how to read scent note descriptions is as important as knowing why you love your favourite scent. Each home fragrance scent I offer is a carefully composed symphony of scent notes. In this blog post, I delve into the significance of reading and comprehending scent note descriptions, shedding light on the essence of the aromatic creations.

Scent notes serve as the building blocks of our home fragrances, creating layers of aroma that unfold over time. From the initial burst of top notes to the lingering embrace of base notes, each scent note contributes to the overall experience.


Explaining Scent Notes:

Top Notes: The initial burst of fragrance you notice when you light the candle. These are the first impressions, often fresh and zesty. Usually lasting for the first 5-15 minutes of the burn. 

Mid Notes: Also referred to as Medium or Heart Notes. These scents make up majority of your scent unfolding after the top notes. Think floral, fruity, or spicier tones that linger and last roughly 20-60 minutes of the burn.

Base Notes: The foundation of the fragrance, these notes emerge as the candle burns. They provide depth and warmth, creating a lasting aroma. Usually these are the woody or vanilla scents as they will linger the longest. 


The Significance of Understanding Scent Note Descriptions

Personalized Preferences: Just as individuals have unique scent preferences, they also have distinct tastes when it comes to home fragrance. Scent note descriptions empower customers to make informed choices based on their personal preferences, whether they gravitate towards floral, woody, or citrusy scents.

Setting the Mood: Home fragrance has the power to transform the atmosphere of a space, evoking emotions and memories with each inhalation. Scent note descriptions help customers anticipate the mood or ambiance a fragrance will create in their home, whether it's a cosy evening by the fireplace or a refreshing burst of citrus on a sunny day.

Elevating the Experience: Reading scent note descriptions enhances the overall sensory experience of using our home fragrances. As customers become familiar with the nuances of different notes, each moment spent enjoying our products becomes a sensory journey, awakening the senses and enriching the home environment.

Embrace Diversity: Our home fragrance offerings span a wide range of scent profiles, from floral and fruity to earthy and spicy. Knowing the descriptions can encourage customers to explore diverse combinations of scent notes, discovering new favourites and expanding their horizons.


    Reading and understanding scent note descriptions is not just about choosing a scent – it's about embarking on a sensory journey. Each fragrance we offer tells a story, woven from the threads of scent notes carefully selected and blended to create an unforgettable olfactory experience. So, the next time you light one of our candles or spritz our room spray, take a moment to savour the scent notes described – for within them lies the essence of our aromatic artistry, waiting to enchant and delight.

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