Over the past year I have accumulated a ridiculous number of candles. It seems like every time I'm done burning one, three more pop up in its place. But out of ALL the candles I've received, Lightwell Co.'s hand-poured scents have become easy favorites.
Whether I'm working on my bed or relaxing in the bath, I love lighting a candle to create a soothing environment. However, some candles are too overpowering, and just half an hour of candle smell will have me battling a splitting headache. What I love about Lightwell Co. is their dedication to making the perfect product. Their combination of 100% American-grown soy wax, delicate fragrances derived from essential oils, and cotton wicks makes for candles that are fragrant without being overpowering.
Fact: forest-y candles make any morning better. Even a Monday morning. Just strike a match, light your candle, pick up that magazine or book you've been meaning to read, and sip away at your cup of coffee or tea until you're ready to conquer the day.
I have just as many wonderful things to say about the fragrances themselves (I'm currently using Northern Fir and Citrus & Fir) as I do about the packaging. In this age of single-use products, it requires a conscious effort to reduce the waste one creates. After I'm done burning these candles (I'm torn between saving them so I can smell them forever and ever, and burning through them in a week because I love them so much) I'll be using these simple ceramic containers to hold pencils and pens, flowers, or maybe even some makeup brushes.
While most of the candle burning I do happens on my beside table or desk, I've recently been letting the Citrus & Fir burn while I'm having a shower or soaking in the bath. Combined with the steam, the soothing but bright scent fills the bathroom and after I've finished I'm feeling more relaxed than I usually would. Alongside my favorite face masks and skin products, Lightwell CO.'s beautiful candles are now also a bathroom essential.
More often than not, simplicity is best. When it comes to candles, Lightwell Co. knows exactly how to deliver simple, but high-quality products that will become a staple in your home (and that of everyone you end up gifting these candles to). Some candle scents these days are so overworked. No thank you, I would not like my room to smell like a cinnamon roll, or blueberry muffin, or gingerbread cookie. Give me lush forests (nonexistent within my immediate area) and citrus, and I'll be happy as can be.