May 27, 2017

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Do You Know Why Flowers Produce Scent?

There’s nothing quite as heavenly as walking into a room full of gorgeous fresh flowers or enjoying the scent of a natural aromatherapy candle releasing its floral bouquet.  Equally, visiting a beautifully manicured park, sitting in a pretty floral garden or picnicking in an unspoiled meadow full of wild flowers is a magical experience of delicious fragrance that cannot be matched by manmade or artificial aromas.  Bearing the above in mind, have you ever wondered why flowers produce their intoxicating scent? Why is it that some flowers have a very strong smell whereas others barely emit fragrance?  Of course, you know it’s to attract pollinators but there are other reasons too.  Let Petits Rituels give you some insight into the world of flower scents.

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April 22, 2017

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Happy Earth Day! 8 Tips To Lead A Greener Lifestyle

Earth Day

With Earth Day this Saturday 22nd April we thought it would be prudent to write about how you can make some small changes and lead a greener lifestyle, not only to improve the world we live in now, but to give the coming generations a brighter future. We’re also offering a special discount code for all new Petits Rituels customers along with a little extra surprise – read on to find out more.

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March 27, 2017

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7 Spring Cleaning Rituals

Pots of Hyacinthes in a bright room.

I really love the Springtime!  For me, it signifies new beginnings far more than the New Year and that’s because there’s so much newness all around. I adore the welcome earlier mornings with sunlight streaming through my windows to the sound of the singing birds, who have finally returned from their winter hiatus and the longer days ahead.  I love the flowers that Spring up all round me, in my garden, the park and brightening up the houses where I live; the happy daffodils, the sweet-smelling hyacinths and soon, the graceful tulips in their vivid reds and pinks.  It’s a gorgeous time of year.  There’s the hint of better weather as the temperature slowly starts to climb, plus there are all the long, luxurious weekends to bask in and enjoy time with friends.  Oh – and let’s not forget that Easter is just round the corner, a weekend of festivities filled with Easter egg hunts, lingering lunches and time spent with family.  With all of the above in mind, I like to use my time to Spring clean.  Of course, we all clean year round but Spring promises so much, it’s a time to think about newness and cleansing your home as well as your mind.  Taking this into consideration, here are my own special Petits Rituels for Spring Cleaning.

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February 08, 2017

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Be Your Own Valentine

self-love

In an age where looking good is so high up on many women’s priority lists (that’s not to say it’s not important to men either) sometimes it’s wise to sit back and take stock. Women today do want to look good but everyone (regardless of sex or age) wants to feel good too and actually, to look your very best, you need to feel positive about yourself. Deep within, if you aren’t happy or you are carrying around an inordinate amount of stress it does show on your skin, face and even the way you hold yourself. It also appears in your personality. Someone who isn’t feeling great will reflect it in the way they hold their head up, or perhaps the way they move. So it’s important to love yourself and while it’s easier said than done, trust Petits Rituels, it can be done with a few subtle changes.

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December 17, 2016

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Hygge Yourself A Merry Christmas With Petits Rituels

Hygge lifestyle.

At Petits Rituels, we’ve fallen in love with the Danish craze known as “Hygge”. Do you know what it is? We did spell it correctly and say Hygge and not hug although we love doing both and actually they’re part and parcel of the same thing!  Firstly, it’s worth mentioning that the Danes have just been voted number one happy nation in the world and that’s because of their Hygge mentality.  For those of you who’ve never heard of what we’re talking about, it’s something celebrities everywhere are embracing. At Petits Rituels, we’re hot on their heels because Hygge is all about feeling good about yourself and appreciating the little things as much as possible.  We think it encapsulates our own Petits Rituels products – those little rituals that mean so much.

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September 07, 2016

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The Scientific Benefits Of Aromatherapy Candles



I’m sure you’ve sampled various aromatherapy candles (perhaps even my own Petits Rituels collection) and you may even have read about them, so you more than likely understand that they are therapeutic, relaxing and calming but do you know why they work their magic so beautifully?  Many people ask me exactly what my aromatherapy candles do to enhance well-being so I’ve focused this piece on explaining why aromatherapy candles improve lifestyle and why they are infinitely better than  synthetically scented candles.

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February 27, 2016

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Make Mum's Day with the Gift of Petits Rituels!

Blossom branches for Mother's Day.

Just how much do you love your mum?  We bet she’s simply the best and you wouldn’t want to be without her so showing her you care is high up on your priority list!  Although she knows how much you love her already, Mother’s Day is significant because it gives all of you the chance to really spoil mum, reminding her that you care about her deeply and you want her to know just how much.  Choosing the right gift is obviously important but finding the gift that says it all can be a difficult task.  Luckily at Petits Rituels we believe we have the right gifts which spell out just how much you love your mum and tick every box.  So if you want some extra Brownie points and to guarantee putting a smile on her face that lasts all day next Sunday look no further than a luxuriously extravagant Petits Rituels candle.  We know it’s perfectly fitting for your amazing Mum and we’ll tell you why it’s a Mother’s Day gift to treasure!

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February 12, 2016

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Let the scent of Provence put the Spring back into your step

Petits Rituels Provence candle.

We’re approaching the time of year where we begin to feel tired and run-down, so it’s necessary to start thinking about little rituals that can help put that spring back into our step.  Petits Rituels explains the method behind the therapeutic rituals it aims to create with its Provence scented candle and wax melts.

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February 02, 2016

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Creating the Perfect Valentine's Mood

Secret love.

With Valentine’s Day just round the corner it’s time to turn your attention to what you’re going to do to celebrate with your loved one.  Of course, this doesn’t mean you can’t also treat yourself – after all everyone deserves some TLC and fabulous pampering whether with a partner or not.  Petits Rituels is all about indulgence, relaxation, peace and feeling fulfilled so it’s no surprise that Valentine’s Day is one of our favourite days of the year! Our candles encapsulate romance and pleasure and definitely help to create the right mood.  We have plenty of other ideas too so hopefully these Petits Rituels tips will help you create the perfect ambience and atmosphere so that your night is sensational, from beginning to end!

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January 07, 2016

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10 Easy-to-keep New Year’s Resolutions For a Stress Free 2016

Young woman relaxing during beauty ritual in bedroom.

With every New Year you probably take time to reflect on the past 12 months. January is a sign of new beginnings, the dawn of the New Year and a way to mark this period of time as one of change. Many of you (including me) promise to do things differently or at least to moderate life to incorporate more “calm” and less stress. While it is easier said than done, there are plenty of things you can all do to evoke that feeling of wellbeing and happiness and it is far easier to achieve than you think!

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