Save VS splurge: Winter candles
As the evenings draw in, it's time to wrap up in a blanket and light a luxurious candle to bring that 'hygge' feel to your living room!
Save: Liha Queen Idia Candle, £32
Made using sustainable coconut wax, this beautiful addition to your home will fill any room with the luxurious and warming scents of geranium, frankincense, lavender and hibiscus. Altogether, these scents evoke the fragrance of African Moss.
The inspiration behind the candle is Yoruba Queen Idia, a symbol of female empowerment. Treat yourself to this elegant gift, or present it to a fellow female as a Christmas present!
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Splurge: Charlotte Mensah Awakening Candle, £60
Put away all your other designer candles - this hand-poured, limited edition beauty is THE homeware must-have this season. Inspired by Charlotte Mensah's Afrofuture Hair Collection, this contains delicious notes of raspberry and blackcurrant, paired with winter spice and frankincense, and finally patchouli and cedar with amber and musk.
But, as with all luxury candles these days, it's not just about the scent. The wax is poured into a bone china vessel with 22ct gold trim. You'll be holding onto this one for years to come!
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