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Summer scents to get you in the mood for bank holidays and beyond

Summer scents to get you in the mood for bank holidays and beyond

As the sun-kissed days of summer approach, our hearts yearn for adventure and relaxation. Alongside the excitement of upcoming holidays, the scents of the season play a significant role in enhancing our experiences and can elevate our mode even when we return.

In this blog post, we'll delve into the benefits of summer scents and how they contribute to the anticipation and enjoyment of a well-deserved holiday and our overall well-being. Join us on a sensory journey that will transport you to sun-drenched beaches and serene landscapes. 

  1. Evoke Happy Memories: Summer scents have a remarkable ability to evoke nostalgic memories. Fragrances like coconut, sunscreen, salty sea breeze, and blooming flowers instantly transport us back to moments from past holidays and day trips. The familiar aromas awaken our senses, triggering feelings of joy, relaxation, and pure bliss. Embracing these scents before embarking on a holiday can instantly uplift the mood and intensify the anticipation. Our go to scented candles and diffusers are Sunsets & Surf Spray for that grapefruit and sea salt uplifting zesty aroma and Island Getaway with subtle coconut creamy nods.
  2. Enhance the Holiday Atmosphere: Adding summer scents to our living spaces or packing them in our suitcase brings the essence of a holiday right to our fingertips. Aromas like tropical fruits, fresh-cut grass, or oceanic notes can transform our homes into tranquil retreats and hotel rooms into personal havens. The fragrant ambiance helps us disconnect from the daily routine and immerse ourselves in the vacation spirit, even before we reach our destination. We’ve used Cosy Owls Freshly cut grass fragrance oils in our Instagram lives and it’s just the ticket. If you love tropic fruit, try our In the Tropics candle in its pink glass, it’s popping colour with its dragonfruit, lime and coconut scent are a dreamy combination.
  3. Mood Enhancement and Stress Relief: Summer scents have a profound impact on our emotions and well-being. A whiff of citrus or a floral bouquet can instantly uplift our mood and energise our spirits. The aromas of summer, such as, jasmine, or clean cotton, have calming properties that promote relaxation and stress relief. These scents create a tranquil environment like fresh laundry on the line, allowing us to unwind and let go of everyday pressures, preparing us for a truly rejuvenating holiday experience.
  4. Connection with Nature: Summer scents often mimic the fragrances found in nature during this vibrant season. Enhance the scent of evening jasmine by taking your scented candles outside during bbq and garden party season. Whether we're feeling sand between our toes a sandy or exploring a lush forest for the first time, summer scents help us appreciate the beauty and abundance of nature.
  5. Capturing the Essence of Destinations: Different destinations have their signature scents that embody their unique charm. The refreshing scent of citrus in the Mediterranean, the tropical fusion of fruits in the Caribbean, or the delicate floral notes of Provence—each place carries its own identity. Incorporating scents inspired by the desired destination allows us to mentally transport ourselves to these places, building anticipation and excitement for the upcoming holiday or make an ideal gift for a travel lover or to remind yourself of that special place.

As summer approaches and we eagerly anticipate our well-deserved holidays, abroad or closer to home, the benefits of surrounding ourselves with summer scents become apparent. These fragrances evoke cherished memories, enhance the holiday atmosphere, boost our mood, relieve stress, foster a connection with nature, and capture the essence of our desired destinations. Embrace the sensory journey, let the scents of summer transport you, and get ready to embark on a memorable and rejuvenating holiday experience. Visit our collections page to browse our Summer Collection in full. Bon voyage!


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