The Magic of Candle Fragrances: Understanding Top, Middle and Base Notes

Did you know that when you smell an unlit candle for the first time, you are only sensing a portion of what that candle fragrance has to offer? 😮

When it comes to candle fragrances, you may have heard of "top", "middle" and "base" notes. You'll often see these listed in our candle description. These "notes" are simply categories referring to how long it takes for a specific fragrance to be sensed. There is a whole science around creating a well-balanced fragrance and you do this by making sure you have a great combination the three types of scents.

Here is what they are: