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  • Aromatherapy versus aromachology

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     Although aromatherapy and aromachology are similar sounding words that relate to the effects of scent, they have different roots and objectives.

  • Aromatherapy Awareness Week

    Lavender field

    In this blog post we wanted to share with you just some of the essential oils we have selected to fragrance our products with; but first a little bit about aromatherapy.

  • Candle meditation

    candle meditation

    At a time where our brains are constantly being stimulated, do you ever find yourself mesmerised by the gentle flicker of a flame and drifting off into a calm space for just a moment in time?

  • What is happiness to you?


    If you asked ten people to define happiness you'd probably get ten different answers. For me it's a moment, usually a brief one, where you stop to appreciate what you are experiencing at that precise time. 

  • Get some sleep

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    As today is World Sleep Day, we thought we'd share a few tips for a good night's sleep and ask you for yours in return.

  • Stop comparing yourself!

    Sandwich love

    Don't compare your everyday life with someone's heavily edited highlights on social media.

  • Romantic night in...

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    Let the senses lead the wayCupid's arrow is poised, so sweep them off their feet with our sensual guide to a romantic night in.

  • Keep going!


    We all have some flaws that can be worked on and some that can never be fixed. Nobody is perfect - not even those people on Instagram doing their best to portray unblemished, heavenly lifestyles. Please try to remember that.

  • Essential reading...

    essential oils

    There's a home fragrance advert where they state that each lavender essential oil diffuser has been infused with 80 lavender flowers. That sounds impressive, until you realise that it takes around three pounds of lavender flowers to produce enough essential oil to fill just one of our 15ml bottles.

  • Rose, the queen of essential oils


    In the height of summer there is nothing more stunning than roses adorning gardens and climbing walls, but for us it is the magnificence of the essential oil their petals produce that is the ultimate gift. With so many well researched compounds contained in each and every petal, it is no wonder that rose oil is the queen of essential oils.

  • Lemongrass essential oil

    Lemongrass essential oil

    The salutary benefits of essential oils are well known; at flo we create fragrances that evoke the senses, allowing you to enjoy the aromatherapeutic properties of essential oils in our candles, reed diffusers and room mists. Now summer has finally arrived, Lemongrass is perfect for adding some zing to those long, hazy days, and it can even help to keep those pesky insects at bay.

  • Bergamot essential oil


    I​t​ has always been our ethos to scent our products purely​​ with​ essential oils, and over the ​coming​ weeks we w​ill​ share the​ir​​ ​therapeutic benefits​ with you​. The first in our series is Bergamot.​​