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AIBU to tell expensive candle lovers....

(52 Posts)
glueandstick Fri 25-Nov-16 22:17:40

That Selfridges have 20% off all candles including Jo Malone and Diptyque.

No need to thank me 😂 (Put my order in before I posted just incase there was a rush!)

ShowMePotatoSalad Fri 25-Nov-16 22:19:45

Do they?! I can't see the discounts on the Diptyque ones!

Leanback Fri 25-Nov-16 22:20:39

You have to use the code Selfcce showme

glueandstick Fri 25-Nov-16 22:20:47

Use the code SELFCCE

glueandstick Fri 25-Nov-16 22:21:01

Ah too late!

ShowMePotatoSalad Fri 25-Nov-16 22:22:15

Aha! Thank you!

Leanback Fri 25-Nov-16 22:22:40

20% off clothes and home and 10% off beauty. Just got some fancy make up brushes myself.

GinIsIn Fri 25-Nov-16 22:26:11

Also, lovers of expensive candles - Oliver Bonas candles are made by the same supplier with the same ingredients as Jo Malone ones. They are a LOT cheaper.....

GrandDesespoir Fri 25-Nov-16 22:46:56

I thought you were going to say that they are a complete waste of money and that you may as well set fire to a £10 note. fblush

glueandstick Fri 25-Nov-16 23:01:42

Nope. I bloody love them!

chickenowner Fri 25-Nov-16 23:10:42

Thank you!!! smile

GladAllOver Fri 25-Nov-16 23:15:05

Have you never wondered why candles are usually sold by the same shops that sell cleaning products and paint?

chickenowner Fri 25-Nov-16 23:20:22

Are they?

thingsthatgoflumpinthenight Fri 25-Nov-16 23:20:38

No

CherryChasingDotMuncher Fri 25-Nov-16 23:23:43

Sorry but if it ain't Yankee it's just plain Wanky

glueandstick Sat 26-Nov-16 05:09:18

I'm fairly sure Diptyque don't do loo cleaner (and if they did it would be amazing grin) and waitrose stocks carrots as well. Clearly a link!

roseshippy Sat 26-Nov-16 05:48:13

Yankee is nasty chemically crap

LadyOfTheCanyon Sat 26-Nov-16 06:48:58

Every year I buy the Diptyque pine/resin scented candle and the ESPA cinnamony/spicey one because I have usually earned loads of points at Libertys

I fucking love posh candles.

MNRandom Sat 26-Nov-16 07:24:15

I have never smelt a pleasant scented Yankee candle. Not ever.

LadyOfTheCanyon Sat 26-Nov-16 07:30:42

Someone who normally fills their house with Jo Malone and diptyque candles gave me a Yankee candle last year. I have subsequently gone NC. wink

Anniegetyourgun Sat 26-Nov-16 07:47:26

I thought you were going to say they were made with some unlikely, unpleasant ingredient which Snopes would discredit in a heartbeat (bless them).

WhisperingLoudly Sat 26-Nov-16 07:57:59

Thanks OP just stocked up on tubereuse!

WhisperingLoudly Sat 26-Nov-16 07:58:50

And Yankee give me an appalling headache if I just walk past them in a shop - the thought of lighting one makes me feel nauseous

WhooooAmI24601 Sat 26-Nov-16 08:00:20

I'd only buy a Yankee Candle for someone I truly despise. They give me migraines with their awful scents.

I do like a Jo Malone, and in terms of scent versus cost it works out cheaper I think.

JeNeSuisPasVotreMiel Sat 26-Nov-16 08:02:30

I love a quality scented candle.
But Yankee are just cheap chemical guff.

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