Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Traveling by Nose with The Sitota Collection

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Launched in late 2013, THE SITOTA COLLECTION brings exotic places right into your home. The Founder, Yvette Davis Gayle, wanted to highlight places she's been able to travel around the world by creating a line of soy wax candles using glass votives and lead-free wicks.

Each of the four scents represents a place that had a big impact on her emotionally and spiritually and uses notes inspired by that region.

Aigyptos – inspired by Africa’s rich culture – notes of copaiba, balsam, orange and lavadin

Blue Nile – inspired by Ethiopia’s varied landscape – bamboo, wild grass, red grapefruit and jasmine

Coco Noir – inspired by Chaing Mai’s Loi Krathong festival in Thailand – coconut and cassis

Havana – inspired by fond memories of family from childhood – highlights tabacco, leather, amber and musk and contains notes of teakwood, pepper and black tea. This is my favorite one out of all of them (with Aigyptos not far behind). So unique!

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Overall I’m glad she put this line out and am really curious to see what she comes up with next as this, for sure, is not just another candle line.

Buy this Petit Excursion Candle Quartet seen here for $46.75 – 4/2.75oz votives = 18 hours burn time or you can buy each scent's Signature Excurtion Candle in the 7.5oz size for $40.80 = 50 hours burn time @ thesitotacollection.com and she's running a special Valentine's Day discount on her site right now!

Disclosure: Samples of these items were provided for review purposes.

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