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SPONSORED CONTENT: Dreaming of a green Christmas? Shop smart, shop local this festive season - with Perfect Scents Highland!

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Perfect Scents - Highland Spiced Orange
Perfect Scents - Highland Spiced Orange

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It feels that there has never been such an emphasis on being green as there is right now.

In the year of the United Nations’ climate conference, COP26, there appears to be a genuine shift in consciousness to make everyday changes that will have long-lasting positive impacts on our planet.

And we can all do our bit, even at Christmas!

Being green is at the heart of luxury home fragrance business, Perfect Scents Highland, which uses recyclable materials, vegan and cruelty-free ingredients in its candles, wax melts and diffusers.

Erin from Perfect Scents Highland explained:

“We wanted our products to be vegan and cruelty free because as a brand we're completely against animal testing of any kind. With our recyclable packaging our aim is to provide a luxury product without affecting the wellbeing of the planet ‒ it makes Perfect Scents! Our products being vegan means that they are suitable for everybody to use and it appeals to a wider audience.

“We use two different renewable vegetable waxes for candles and wax melts. All of the fragrance oils we use are cruelty free and vegan certified, including the carrier oil for all of our diffusers. We use a combination of recyclable kraft packaging, biodegradable cellophane as well as biodegradable ribbon made from wood pulp. All while being presented as 'gift ready'.”

Perfect Scents - Highland Spiced
Perfect Scents - Highland Spiced

Erin explained that now, there is real choice in product and quality available to shoppers locally that won’t damage the planet or life on it.

“We feel that if there are ways for these goods to be produced without the use of any animal products or testing then there is no reason that this shouldn't be the case. We pride ourselves on using alternative ingredients in order to give customers peace of mind while not compromising the standard of the product. With the ongoing climate crisis, we believe that it is more important now than ever that people make the choice to use recyclable/biodegradable products wherever possible.

“Given the way that the last 18 months have been with the ongoing pandemic, it's more important now than ever to support local businesses. When shopping locally it is likely that more money will be kept within the community. For us, this extends further than the customer as we purchase most of our materials from companies based in Scotland. This also reduces the carbon footprint of many businesses as more materials are sourced locally, supporting other local businesses in the process. By shopping locally, customers will receive more personalised customer service and feel valued by the business they're supporting.”

Perfect Scents Highland was launched in 2020 after Erin was placed on furlough during the first lockdown and she began the business as a hobby. After returning to work but then being made redundant she decided to pursue the business full-time.

“After starting with just four scents of candles we have now expanded our range into wax melts and reed diffusers with many more fragrances. We've recently launched our Festive Collection which includes a range of fragrances with something to suit every taste, whether it's Gingerbread, Winter Berries or a traditional Spiced Orange, there is plenty to choose from ‒ the perfect gift or festive treat!”

Beautiful, luxury festive gifts that are vegan and cruelty free, packaged in recyclable, biodegradable materials, all from a local business in the heart of the Highlands ‒ you know it makes perfect sense!

To view the full range visit their website www.perfectscentshighland.co.uk and get 15% off your order using code COURIER15 at the checkout.

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