Be Kind to Your Senses - Our Guide to Choosing Your Perfect Incense Fragrance
There's something almost magical about the waft of incense as it dances through the air, carrying with it the power to transform our spaces, our mood, and our well-being. That's the allure of incense, a simple pleasure that's been around for centuries, quietly carrying a legacy of peace and mindfulness.
Here at Faerly, we're all about finding those special somethings that make your heart smile, without costing the Earth. And we think we've found just the thing with the 'Be Kind' range, a line of natural, premium incense that's big on aroma and light on environmental impact.
Kylie and Mark are the brains behind 'Be Kind'. They are based in Wicklow and we’ve loved seeing how they have created their fantastic young brand. We love what they are about and their incense is really special. Each stick is rolled by hand, not in the green hills of Wicklow, but by skilled artisans in Mysore, India. These are the folks who've mastered the art of creating temple-grade incense, carrying forward a 200-year-old tradition that's been part of their culture and heritage.
What's special about 'Be Kind' incense sticks?
They're crafted with a conscience. From the selection of herbs, woods, resins, and flowers, to the careful drying and grounding, each step is done by hand with the utmost respect for nature. They are chemical free but it’s not just about avoiding chemicals — it's also about honouring an age-old craft and delivering a pure, unadulterated fragrance experience.
With 'Be Kind', it's not just about lighting a stick and walking away. It's about engaging with a ritual that promotes clarity, relaxation, and a deeper connection with oneself. Whether you’re winding down after a long day or seeking a moment of stillness, these sticks are your companions for a retreat into mindfulness. Each stick burns for around 40 minutes but the fragrances linger for much longer.
The hardest part is choosing your scent but don't worry. We've got you covered with a fragrance guide to help you navigate the evocative world of 'Be Kind' incense.
The Fragrance Guide to 'Be Kind' Incense
Let's explore the 'Be Kind' incense range, where we’ve grouped each fragrance by its unique fragrance profile:
- Woody Fragrances: These deep, rich aromas ground us, like a walk through dense forests
- Citrus & Fresh: Zesty and lively, these scents cut through the air, bringing an invigorating energy
- Floral Notes: A dance of delicate scents that will wrap your space in a bouquet of calm
- Earthy & Herbal: These scents are rooted in the herbaceous and fertile soils of the land
- Exotic & Unique: Venture into a world of unexpected scents, each a secret gateway to far-flung corners of the globe
Step into the heart of nature with our woody fragrances, each crafted to ground you in the earthy essence of the forest and its timeless allure.
Agarwood (Djouce Woods) - Uncover the subtle, sweet, and woody essence of Agarwood. Known as "liquid gold," this resinous wood's scent boasts vanillic, sandalwood, and cedar notes. Perfect for grounding and sophistication. Experience Agarwood
Cedarwood (Lough Tay) - Immerse yourself in the tranquillity of a forest with Cedarwood's comforting woody scent with citrus undertones, balsamic notes, and a camphorous odour. Breathe in Cedarwood
Sandalwood (Hill of Tara) - Used to balance, centre and calm the mind - Sandalwood has a soft, sweet and woody aroma. Relax with Sandalwood.
Cedar & Rose (Ancient East) - Indulge in a scent that opens the heart and clarifies the mind with Cedar & Rose's grounding yet elevating aroma. Both woodsy and rosy, Savour the harmonious fusion of cedar's strength and rose's elegance, a captivating combination that lingers in the air. Discover Cedar & Rose
Rose & Sandalwood (Lough Ouler) - Be tantalized by the magnetic mix of gentle rose and earthy sandalwood. It's the perfect yin and yang of fragrances, creating an invigorating atmosphere. Not too floral-y and not too woodsy. The perfect balance to appeal to both the feminine and masculine in you. (this one is pretty sexy!) Explore Rose & Sandalwood
Indulge in the romantic bloom of our floral fragrances, where each scent is a delicate tribute to nature's most enchanting blossoms.
Blue Lotus (Vartry) - Immerse yourself in the ethereal fragrance of blue lotus, reminiscent of tranquil waters and blooming petals. with lots of sweet heady floral, and spice tinged warmth, that to a Western nose, could simply describe as “exotic” smelling. Experience Blue Lotus
Pink Lotus (The Cove) - Embrace the creamy sweetness and spicy undertones of Pink Lotus, a fragrance rich with earthy, ripe fruit aromas. Delight in Pink Lotus
Jasmine (Mourne Mountains) - Surround yourself with the potent, sweet, and sensuous fragrance of Jasmine, evoking peace, love, and spiritual tranquillity. The floral scent of jasmine is rich, sweet, fruity, and sensual. Unlike other flowers, Jasmine also has a slight animalistic edge that smells tenacious and musky. The combination of feminine sweetness and masculine wildness make the smell of jasmine universally attractive. Savour Jasmine
Champa (Ring of Kerry) - Immerse yourself in the exotic allure of Golden Champa blossoms, evoking a sense of enchantment. This glorious floral scent will delight your senses. An enlivening daytime incense made from the delicate flowers of the Indian Golden Champa flower. Known as happiness Incense the Champa incense will truly uplift your mood and your spirit. Discover Champa
Citrus & Fresh Fragrances
Awaken your senses with our citrus and fresh fragrances, designed to energize and uplift with every bright and zesty note
Orange Blossom (Avoca) - Transport yourself to sun-kissed orchards with the bright and citrusy notes of orange blossom. Orange blossom smells warm and citrussy, with hints of musk and other white flowers like jasmine. It's rich and heady, with a sweetness that enchants the nose. Feel Orange Blossom
Lemongrass (Wild Atlantic Way) - Energize your space with the invigorating and herbal fragrance of lemongrass. The scent is fresh and light with a hint of lemon. Lemongrass has a fresh, sharp lemon-like scent with a slight hint of exotic ginger. Enjoy Lemongrass
Earthy & Herbal Fragrances
Grounding scents with a robust herbal kick, evoking the essence of nature’s untouched beauty.
Lavender (Sugarloaf) - Soothe your senses with the calming, fragrance of lavender fields, promoting relaxation and calm. Lavender has a delicate, sweet smell that is floral, herbal, and evergreen woodsy at the same time. It has soft, powdery, or smokey notes as well. Relax with Lavender
Patchouli (The Burren) - Connect with the earthy, musky tones of Patchouli, carrying you to a place of deep grounding and richness. Many people find the muskiness most pronounced, but it also has delightful sweet-herbaceous and spicy notes. Explore Patchouli
Nag Champa (Glendalough) - Be transported to ancient temples with the iconic and meditative scent of Nag Champa. Renowned for its deep, earthy scent, this Nag Champa blend contains green and gold champa, sandalwood and nag champa flower oil to give the blend a touch of sweetness. Embrace Nag Champa
Exotic & Unique Fragrances
Mysterious and alluring scents that whisk you away to far-off places, rich with the intrigue of the exotic.
Oud Noir (Wicklow’s Way): Dive into the intriguing and mysterious world of Oud Noir, a captivating blend featuring dark oud as its core. With sensual, almost aphrodisiacal notes, it boasts top notes of bitter orange, neroli, and black pepper, leading to a heart of cardamom, saffron, and olibanum. Explore Oud Noir.
Pushkara (St. Kevin’s Way): Let the alluring fragrance of Pushkara transport you to India's mystical forests, with its intoxicating fusion of blue lotus and wildflowers from the Indian forest. It's a hand-rolled luxury that captures the essence of serenity and enchantment. Discover Pushkara.
Frankincense & Myrrh (Hollywood): Journey through ancient aromas with the hallowed mix of frankincense and myrrh. Frankincense weaves its sweet, woodsy charm, while myrrh adds its earthy depth with a hint of licorice. If you are looking for a Christmasy fragrance that is a departure from the classic pine and sugary-sweet scents of the season, this is not your average festive fragrance. Embrace the sacred scent.
Musk (Magheramore): Sink into the classic, enigmatic embrace of Musk. A scent that gently unfolds into a bouquet of powdery, sweet, woodsy, and earthy tones. It's the essence of calm – a tranquil escape that beckons you to unwind and relax. Indulge in Musk's warmth.
Be Kind to Your Senses: Light up Your Space
And there you have it, a trail of fragrant breadcrumbs to guide you through the enchanting world of incense. Whether you're drawn to the grounding embrace of woody notes, the invigorating zest of citrus, the delicate touch of florals, the homely allure of earthy tones, or the adventurous call of exotic aromas, we hope this guide helps you light up your space with just the right scent. Check out the entire range of Be Kind incense here.