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Westridge Candles

Premium retail and wholesale scented candles

DISCOVER WESTRIDGE
Behind Westridge Candles WHO ARE WE?
House Specials
Free Candles
More Freebies and Savings
The Westridge Collection Fragrances & Descriptions
SAMPLE PACKAGE
WHOLESALE - Deluxe Package
WHOLESALE Package I
WHOLESALE Package II
WHOLESALE Package III
WHOLESALE Package IV
WHOLESALE Candles Twelve - 5oz. Beanpods
WHOLESALE Candles Twelve - 5oz. Honey Pots
WHOLESALE Candles Twelve - 10oz. Honey Pots
WHOLESALE Candles Twelve - 5oz. Keepsakes
WHOLESALE Candles Twelve - 10oz. Globes
WHOLESALE Candles Twelve - 12oz. Keepsakes
WHOLESALE Candles Twelve - 19oz. Keepsakes
WHOLESALE Candles Twelve - 19oz. Domes
WHOLESALE Candles 22oz. Vintage Candles
WHOLESALE Candles Twenty-Four 5oz. Fireside Samplers
WHOLESALE Candles Highly Aromatic Votives
RETAIL - 5oz. Keepsake Candles
RETAIL - 12oz. Keepsake Candles
RETAIL - 19oz. Keepsake Candles
RETAIL - 19oz. Dome Apothecary Candles
RETAIL - 24oz. Dockers MORE GREAT SAVINGS!
RETAIL - 8oz. Night Caps
RETAIL - 5oz. Fireside Samplers
RETAIL - Luxury Votives
RETAIL - Unscented Votives
RETAIL - Aromatic Tealights
Understanding Fragrance Oils
Help! I Can't Smell My Candles
Paraffin vs. Soy?
Burning Instructions
Client Feedback
Contact Us
Requisition Forms
Terms & Conditions
 
Can't Smell Your Candle? 
There are two possible explanations.
 
You can't wait to light your new candle yet after hours of
burning...even in the smallest room...you still can't detect any fragrance.
Is it you or is it the candle?
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The Olfactory
Our sense of smell is not only one of the most fascinating of all of our sensual receptors but it is also one of the most critical for all animal species. As humans, we can detect and distinguish more than nine thousand odors! We use our sense of smell for any number of things, including enjoying the aromas of our favorite beverages and foods although...while you may love the aroma of a leg of lamb that's roasting in the oven, others may feel driven to leave the house!
 
Over the course of the past two decades, there has been extensive research pertaining to the human sense of smell and the science community can now tell us not only how our nose detects odor molecules but also how the brain is able to deal with that information once it is detected.

Every odor
detected by our nose comes from molecules, tiny particles emitted from objects. Almost everything emits a smell but some of them don't reach as far as others. For example: fruit, vegetables, perfumes, soaps, lotions and a multitude of other similar items give off many light, volatile molecules that are long range. They float through the space around the object and eventually end up in our nose. Other objects, like steel for instance, gives off molecules but they are not long range nor do they float as easily. As a result of this, some might perceive steel as having no odor whatsoever.
 
Your sense of smell kicks in when the molecules enter your nose. At the very top of the nasal passage, there is a postage stamp size area that contains a large patch of neurons. Amazingly so, this area contains millions of neurons referred to as "olfactory receptor neurons".  As these neurons are unprotected they come into direct contact with the air that we breathe.  To simplify, as an odor molecule comes up the nasal passage, it becomes trapped and once this occurs, a message is immediately sent to the brain causing us to perceive odors in any number of different a/o individual ways.
 
Within our brains, there are 'zones' that help us distinguish 1. the quality of an odor, 2. the type of odor we are detecting and 3. the intensity of an odor.   As a result of this, we witness a wide range of individual perceptions with the same scent perceived by some as anything from difficult to detect to overwhelming while to others it can be anything from extremely pleasurable to nauseating!  Some people for example, have a great deal of difficulty detecting Vanilla yet there are those who consider it an all-time favorite whereas Cinnamon on the other hand, may be perceived by some as far too potent, even irritating, while for others it's a must have!

With our sense of smell there also comes a very strong and very real recollection of memories, some of which are fond and others that we'd rather forget.  In fact, so powerful is our sense of smell that even long after an occasion or event, just the slightest hint of a specific aroma can trigger impressions that we've long since put away, be they positive or negative.
 
So...next time you pick up a candle only to discover that it's scent mysteriously triggered childhood images of sitting in Grandma's kitchen or should your mind suddenly wander off to that man you'll never forget, remember --- your sense of smell is not only in your heart but so too is it very much in your head.
 
Manufacturing
Having said all that, there is indeed one other possibility as to why you may not detect any scent in that candle that you couldn't wait to enjoy and this would be the result of poor manufacturing.  To be more specific, if during production, fragrant oils are added when the wax is too hot, the fragrance will dissipate leaving behind small traces of scent or possibly no scent at all.
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We are no longer operating under the name Westridge Candles.
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LABELS
Standard label includes a decorative medallion and offers 
a more refined presentation than our former label. 
"One by One" Hang Tie labels available upon special request.
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Availability - U.S.A., Canada, European Union.  In accordance with the Terms and Conditions set forth by CCNow, Authorized Online Retailer for The Westridge Candle Company, the prices listed throughout our site are quoted in U.S currency.  Once connected to our shopping cart, buyer has the option of converting pricing displays to reflect regional currencies.   NOTE:  SHOPPING CARTS ARE CURRENTLY DISABLED.
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