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W&R launches "The Letterbox Scent Collection" scented candle & wax melts gift sets
Online candle shop Wicks & Reeds today announced the launch of a brand new range of scented candles, wax melts & tea lights called the "Letterbox Scent Collection", a selection of their best selling items ideally sized to pop straight through your letterbox for the perfect gift for a special occasion or just to treat yourself!
Coming soon! The Wicks & Reeds Home Fragrance Awards 2021
We're delighted to announce the first ever "Wicks & Reeds Home Fragrance Awards" celebrating the best of British small business & independent makers in the Home Fragrance industry. 

Aimed at raising awareness for small businesses, Wicks & Reeds Managing Director Thomas Dee said: " There are so many talented and innovative artisans from all regions of the UK making some of the finest quality handcrafted home fragrance products available today that we wanted to celebrate that and highlight why buying small batch, handmade products from local producers is a great thing.
Quick Candle Review: "Bee Free" Bluebell votive by BeeFayre

Quick Candle Review
2 minute mini vlog showcasing our favourite scented candles, reed diffusers & home fragrances. 

Name: "Bee Free - Bluebell Votive"
Maker: BeeFayre
Fragrances: Bluebell
Size: 9cl Votive Candle
Burn Time: Approx 25 hours
Wax Type: Natural Plant Wax
Price: £9.99

Best Scented Candles for Aromatherapy, Anxiety & Sleep under £30
Aromatherapy Candles are a fantastic, effective and affordable way to boost your mood and help, in a totally natural and chemical free way with all kinds of ailments. From Aromatherapy candles for anxiety and relaxation, to calming candles for sleep and even shifting headaches. 

As well as our relaxing candles, take a look at our collection of aromatherapy oils and aromatherapy diffuser products here
Best Reed Diffusers: Our 2021 favourites
We couldn't really launch our new Wicks & Reeds blog and not talk about the "reeds" side of things! We're obsessed with reed diffusers so we thought we would share our favourites as well as some tips and tricks for making your reed...
Pillar Candles - what to buy and why?
Pillar candles, sometimes known as church candles or altar candles are simply tall round candles made of solid wax that burn slowly and are mostly used for decorative purposes. 

They come in all shapes and sizes from short and fat to tall and thin, scented and unscented and are made from all sorts of materials. Here you can find out a little more about some of these, which ones to buy and why.
Spring has sprung!
It's that time of year again when the days are longer, the sun is warmer and the garden is bursting with all kinds of wildlife - Spring has finally arrived and after the year we've all had, not a moment...
Are Soy wax candles...
We get asked all the time what the fuss is all about when it comes to soy candles - are they safe, are they vegan, are they toxic, do they burn faster and so on..  so we thought we would...
The Bees are back in town!
Spring is just the best season isn't it? And this year we need it more than ever! March welcomes the return of many awaited seasonal joys - the warmth of the sun and it's light brightening up our days, the shooting up of wildflowers, bulbs and emerging seedlings, the dawn chorus of birdsong and... the return of the bees!
Vegan Cruelty-Free Skincare Ranges - now available to buy online
We're thrilled to announce our new range of all Vegan, Cruelty-Free and Organic Skincare products is now available to buy online at wicksandreeds.com including: Handmade natural soaps, Body Scrubs and Moisturisers, Natural Lip Balms, Facial Clay Masks and much more. In...
Bee-hind the scenes - introducing "Bee True" Honey & Oat wax medallions
    We recently discovered these special wax melts and have been buzzing with excitement ever since. Now we're pleased to bring them to you - and we think you're going to love them too! From their bright bee-yellow, to...
Introducing SISSIE GREEN
Wicks & Reeds launched with a simple mission - to seek out small batch artisan producers of natural yet premium, made in UK candles and home fragrances. Sissie Green represents the finest of this and embodies everything we hold dear...