The London Refinery Blog

  • Find me on the Not Just A Shop blog

    Find me on the Not Just A Shop blog

    This week I was featured on the Not Just A Shop blog, read it here. Lucy Heale is the founder of natural scent company, The London Refinery. We visited Lucy’s studio in West London, to find out more about what it takes to make her unique scented candles, currently available to buy from Not Just A Shop. Describe your typical day I’m also an art director so my typical day differs depending on whether I’m in The London Refinery studio. Studio days are normally at the weekend, when I’m busy developing new fragrances. I normally spend time replying to...

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  • Candle care and safety

    Candle care and safety

    Here's some tips for keeping candle soot free and safe:  Adult use only, keep out of the reach of babies, small children and pets. Do not touch a hot candle or leave unattended. Trim the wick to 5mm in length before lighting. Burn for 2-4 hours at a time to allow the wax to melt evenly. Do not relight a candle that contains less than 7mm of wax. Then enjoy your soot free natural candle!

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  • Our Packaging

    Our Packaging

    We try to keep our packaging as simple as possible. Each candle comes in a amber glass jar (all made in UK) with a black plastic screw lid. The candle trio box is made from eco card and diffusers come in eco brown cardboard packaging tubes. Both look fun and can be recycled. 

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  • Meet the Refiners

    Meet the Refiners

    Look into the our world of manufacturing, where the words ‘natural’ and ‘handmade’ come to life. Our London based 'Refiners' cook up a storm and experiment with fragrance in our HQ. Get a glimpse into our limited edition recipes, freshly dreamt up innovations and scent combinations.

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