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[VIDEO] Balmoral | Nothing Has Ever Smelt This Good

Thursday August 17, 2017 ● By Shannon Edwards // Place Bulimba


By Shannon Edwards // Place Bulimba

Made from the finest ingredients using unique scents, the hand poured soy candles from Lumen + Luxe will help set the mood for any occasion whether it be a lazy Sunday afternoon or fabulous social gathering.

Kyla Skyes and Marina Apostolova are the ultimate ‘mumpreneurs’, making the candles from scratch out of their impressive studio (aka Kyla’s garage in Balmoral), while running around after their young children.

Balancing mum life and the business, you could say that Kyla and Marina have perfectly managed the juggling act…or perhaps it’s the calming essential oils that scent their daily life!

We sat in on a very exciting morning for the ladies where they made the first batch of their brand new energy scent, ‘Zing’, a blend of nutmeg, bergamot, mandarin, basil and lemongrass.

Here we have, a day in the life of Lumen + Luxe… Check it out!

What makes Lumen + Luxe unique?

At Lumen + Luxe we focus on using good quality ingredients for all of our products.

We use Cherry Wood Wicks that crackle when they burn – who doesn’t love that sound!

We use four essential oils that are all 100% natural. The soy wax that we use is also natural so therefore we have great options available for vegans as well as people with allergies or organic preferences.

What makes our products so unique is our range of fragrance oils. We scent our candles to the highest fragrance so the smell can fill an entire room (without being overpowering).

Something else that’s unique to Lumen + Luxe is our exclusive concrete candles.

We enjoy getting our hands dirty to make batches of concrete which we then form into moulds, sand them, seal them and fill them with wax.

 Photo Credit:  Heather Burberry Portraits   Photo Credit: Heather Burberry Portraits  

Has all this candle talk got you jealous? To get your own, jump on their website.

Or check out the upcoming markets were Lumen + Luxe will be making an appearance:

  • Manly Markets Saturday 19th August
  • Murwillumbah Markets Saturday 19th August
  • Stones Corner Markets 20th August
  • Young Designers Market 1st Sunday of every month
  • Kelvin Grove and Cleveland Twilight Market Saturday 26th August
  • Brisbane Finders Keepers Markets