There is nothing so evocative of a season as a gorgeous scent and a flickering flame, and nothing so relaxing at this hectic time of year. So run yourself a warm bath, grab a book and a beverage, and make the most of these fragrant handmade treats from local makers…
Saboon Alee – This small family run company produces organic soaps, solid perfumes and other delicious smellies. Using natural ingredients and fragrances like lavender, rose, patchouli, lemongrass, sandalwood, coconut oil, beeswax, essential oils and peace olive oil. Perfect luxury gifts for your loved ones, or treats to help you unwind after you’ve sent them all home!
James Green’s Candles – Peckham based designer and fabricator James has a super style collection of candle holders available at Pexmas. Made from Canadian Maple wood and polished with homemade beeswax, these geometric beauties are not just for christmas. Check out his process in this satisfying little film here.
Almost Edible – All natural skincare from Almost Edible would make any christmas stocking proud. Taking inspiration from patisseries, and aromas from English gardens, this vintage-esque boutique brand brings a breath of fresh air. With natural and restorative ingredients, and some seriously sweet packaging, Kate and crew are on hand to find the right gift for everyone on your list.