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Retiring Scents and Seasonal Shifts

No. 6 Duchess is one of the four original candle scents I launched with in August 2019. It's almost the two year anniversary.  With that, I've been listening, developing and see what has your interests. While Duchess was an early favorite, other scents have taken overshadowed her. With much affection for this particular wine candle, she will be retired.  It gave me pause over all, so after a recent refocus on physical retail (now I have to pitch in person) as we go back into the world and your noses get to sniff in person, I am focusing on keeping a seasonal selection:  

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Our Sense of Smell

Scent is the strongest of the five senses. Officially called olfaction, the sense of smell is the strongest trigger for memory.  Smelling a scent from thirty years ago, can bring back the memory instantly of the last time it was smelled. That's all down to the olfactory part of the brain be directly next to the memory portion. For other senses, they have to go through one extra step. 

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Lil Nas Limited Edition Charity Pre-Order Candle Backstory

THE CANDLE: Is this real now? Yes. Many clients reacted on Instagram and said they would actually like to purchase this candle. While novelty candles are not my normal arena, I started blending scents to test. Then asked myself how can I make this better? Lil Nas X expressed that he was bullied in his teens as a young gay black man. He now owns who he is as a person and as a creator. WHAT NOW: You can pre-order this candle until April 9th. Orders will start shipping April 16th. Five percent of proceeds will be donated to The Trevor Project which fights for LBGTQ teens.   DISCLAIMER: This product is not endorsed (at the moment) by Lil Nas X. He is the inspiration...

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Giving Back 2020

Ah 2020, you have done your worst but we as humans are also showing out best. How does Whiskey & Woof pay it forward?  Direct donation  and proceed campaigns in 2020 raised money for Australian Red Cross, ActBlue, The Trevor Project, Bad Ass Brooklyn, French Bulldog Village, Parley TV (to clean the ocean) as well as giveaways to encourage people to vote.  While being a young business in it's second year, it's important to Whiskey & Woof to remain true to the brand values of giving back to animal charities and being as sustainable and responsible as possible, which is how these charities were selected. The Equality candle was created by a commission and has now become a vehicle to...

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