12 March 2017
Here at Glimmer HQ we are always searching for the very best scented candles, we test and judge them on this criteria ;
A good, clean and even burn
Clean burning, smokeless wicks
A decent scent throw that lasts the life of the candle
For Mothers Day gifts this is important, but we feel Mum's are special and their gifts should reflect how special they are. Here is our pick of the very best luxury candles, selected for their gorgeous appeal, a keepsake container and pretty packaging, and they are unique too, just like our Mums!
- Hand in Hand Clean Water Candle Collection. More than 2.4 billion people lack access to safe, clean water (water.org). With every candle sold Hand in Hand donates 1 month of clean water and a bar of soap to a child in the developing world. Since 2011 they have donated more than 240,000 bars of soap, repaired two broken wells and built one new water well in Haiti. This pretty ceramic candle is presented in a beautiful keepsake box design by British illustrator Emma Block. Perfect for: Mums who love to help others and give back whenever they can. Available in 4 gorgeous fragrances £35.
- Jane Austen Library by Paddywax. Mums turn a house into a home and this candle says it beautifully. A gorgeous floral scent housed in a frosted glass tumbler featuring the Jane Austen quote "There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort". Boxed to make it feel even more special. Perfect for : Mums who love a good book and a period drama - not quite as lovely as Colin Firth but more affordable at £19.
- Thymes Mirabelle Plum. Plum and Fig fragrances are our most popular scents, with this spring fruity floral you can't go wrong. The exquisite packaging makes Thymes candles the perfect gift. A gift box with lid, inside, the candle is carefully wrapped with tissue and comes complete with a lid which doubles as a coaster. . If you are looking for a candle that is a little out of the ordinary and not available anywhere else this is perfect, the box is so pretty you have to keep it and reuse. Perfect for : Mums who love unwrapping pretty boxes that look uber expensive! 3 other fragrances available £35.
- Lollia Relax. This luxury candle has a soft warm scent, suited to a small cosy space. From the untrimmed wick hangs a pretty crystal droplet. The glass tumbler is screen printed with a floral paisley design. Perfect for : Mums who need time out and love a bit of bling £36 Also available in 'Breathe' and 'In love' Fragrances.