The London Refinery Blog

  • H&M Conscious Exclusive Press Day

    H&M Conscious Exclusive Press Day

    We had the privilege of holding a candle making event for a range of press and influencers for the H&M Conscious Exclusive Press Day at the beautiful location of Heckfield Place in Hampshire. H&M launched their most sustainable Conscious collection yet. The 48-piece line is made from super innovative plant-based fabrics, from a silver jacket made from Piñatex (a.k.a. pineapple leather) to an off-shoulder blouse fashioned from orange peels'. - Glamour Magazine We took over the Heckfield Place greenhouse for the day with a candle making masterclass inspired by the new collection. The London Refinery created an orange peel inspired...

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  • Candle Making with Maker's Mark at Sketch, London

    Candle Making with Maker's Mark at Sketch, London

    Parlour presented...Discovery of Fragrance - Candle creation workshop with @makersmark and @thelondonrefinery We held a masterclass at Sketch in the Parlour bar. Guests reignited their senses with a multi-sensory evening of candle making fragrance and cocktail. #sketchlondon #sketchParlour.   Valentine’s Day Blends Lavender + Patchouli + Ylang ylang Cinnamon Bark + Ginger + Ylang ylang Ylang ylang + Petitgrain + Neroli     Some of the most romantic essential oils include: BenzoinA vanilla-like essential oil that instills happiness and supports healthy emotions. CedarwoodA very relaxing oil that improves mood, focus, and spirituality. Clary SageStops mind chatter and supports emotional well-being....

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  • The London Refinery Candle Making Kit is live

    The London Refinery Candle Making Kit is live

    The London Refinery Candle Making Kit designed by Lucy Heale the founder of The London Refinery. This ultimate kit will guide you in detail how to make two individual natural soy wax candles at home in the same way we blend and hand pour and our candles here at the London Refinery. Key making steps, safety information, and a photographic guide are all included in this set making it the perfect gift for a beginner candle maker or someone who wants to start making candles at home for gifts for friends or for themselves. ORDER HERE  Inside the London Refinery Candle...

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  • Maker's Mark Candle Masterclass with White Label

    Maker's Mark Candle Masterclass with White Label

    Here’s some great shots from our Maker's Mark Candle Masterclass. It’s a great case study of our brand collaborations. We met some brilliant bartenders and venue owners holding the class. We had some star candle creations made on the day too. The guests were also able to make a rich red wax candle to match the dripping red wax of the Marker’s Marker brand. Thank you to White Label agency for creating the event #jointhemaker and Amanda Humphrey - the Maker’s Maker Brand Ambassador who both made it an enjoyable session. We go on tour with our class in Bristol,...

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  • London Design Festival

    London Design Festival

    We will be holding a candle making class during the London Design Festival at the not just a shop, University of the Arts London. notjustashop.arts.ac.uk/events not just a shop is UAL's pioneering enterprise learning and retail space. Based in High Holborn, it sells design products and artwork created exclusively by those who studied at UAL's six prestigious colleges. Outside of retail hours, not just a shop plays host to UAL's enterprise events programme, which supports current students and graduates with their creative business ventures. More classes will be live on during  the London Design Festival too. Artists and designers such...

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  • Fragrance Mood Boards

    Fragrance Mood Boards

    The Palm Pattern Collection - Three Fragrance Blends Revitalise: Be revitalised with the Lemongrass, Bergamot and Grapefruit Soy Wax Candle. Lemongrass has a herbaceous aroma that can heighten awareness transitioning you from a sleepy state to a refreshed mentality. Relax: Be relaxed with the Lavender, Geranium and Orange, Soy Wax Candle. Create a relaxing ambience in your home. Transform your surroundings into a haven of calm and serenity. Inspire: Be inspired by Geranium, Bergamot and Ylang Ylang Soy Wax Candle. The geranium is enriched with ylang ylang and topped with delicious hints of bergamot. Balancing and uplifting. Blending Essential Oils...

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