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Just spent an obscene amount of £ on Jo Malone candle

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Degustibusnonestdisputandem Fri 14-Nov-14 13:42:02

Please tell me they're really good!! confused

I ended up getting the Amber and gingerlily one, which of course was more expensive, too blush

mowglik Fri 14-Nov-14 13:59:09

Never tried them though I do like the perfumes- how much did you spend!? Lol

Milmingebag Fri 14-Nov-14 14:00:44

Why? Homebase do excellent scented candles.

Onlyonamonday Fri 14-Nov-14 14:02:54

Don't worry if it's only a one off
Enjoy it smile

CaptainAnkles Fri 14-Nov-14 14:02:55

Candles is another thing I don't get, like handbags, I think. I can't imagine spending £50 on something you set fire to. I know I'm probably missing the point.

Degustibusnonestdisputandem Fri 14-Nov-14 14:05:06

t'was <coughcough48quidcough>

blush

I used to buy Diptique candles when living in Oz, & loved them.

Degustibusnonestdisputandem Fri 14-Nov-14 14:05:33

I really must learn to make my own....

OkyDoke Fri 14-Nov-14 14:05:39

you've made a wise investment! I love a good candle.

DD has one she got it as a gift, came in a very lovely ott box unfortunately she not allowed to light it again as I find the smell lovely but so over powering

dexter73 Fri 14-Nov-14 14:12:32

I don't think I could ever bring myself to burn it at that price! Anyway you have bought it now so enjoy it! Btw it's not really an investment as it will be gone soon.

StUmbrageinSkelt Fri 14-Nov-14 14:15:57

Work out the per hour burn cost. I have an amouage candle that was originally AUD250 but I bought it on sale for $50. It has a burn time of 50 hours so $1 an hour.

Did anyone even remotely imply candles are an investment? They are a luxurious pleasure.

CaptainAnkles Fri 14-Nov-14 14:20:06

Yep, just up there ^

dexter73 Fri 14-Nov-14 14:22:42

StUmbrageinSkelt - yes they did, "you've made a wise investment!"

Degustibusnonestdisputandem Fri 14-Nov-14 14:25:33

an investment in my olfactory pleasure? grin

Greengardenpixie Fri 14-Nov-14 18:55:20

I spend an obscene amount on a candle but its a luminara and its fantastic and will last forever...well until the batteries run out! Check this out:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNMRYhFSZAw

not sure if you can buy scented ones.

morethanpotatoprints Fri 14-Nov-14 19:01:58

I don't get it neither,
you can get them for a few quid on the high street and they smell lovely.
All sorts of different brands and scents.
That amount would feed my family for a week fshock

Greengardenpixie Fri 14-Nov-14 19:03:43

Well my luminara cost me £24 and i thought that was a lot. Still if its a one off and you can afford it what the hell!!

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