Normally, candles are made with feminine, floral and spiced fragrances and given names like Peaceful Palm, Smooth Vanilla and Luscious Lavender. Finally, though, a company has begun creating manly candles with scents that are more akin to men's style by being based around leathers, woods and other masculine olfactory experiences.
As much as I love working at Into The Gloss, it's hard for me, as a guy, to get even remotely excited about waterproof eyeliner and nail polish gel-strips. After two-and-a-half years of this, I still cannot tell the difference between Russian Red and Ruby Woo, and frankly, I'm OK with that. When I'm in the Gloffice, if I interject a "What an admirably bold lip, Emily!" or "Honestly, I prefer the matte finish!" I feel my work is done. But occasionally I like to stick my nose into our editorial team's business, which leads us to today's topic: candles. (Sidenote: I also banned the use of the word "obsessed.") Read More