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Market dates for Prude

As well as our online store, we also sell our gorgeous-smelling products at markets too! Here is a list of market dates where you can visit us in person... Pantiles Market Tunbridge Wells, Kent   Saturday 1 Dec: 10am to 4pm Sunday 2 Dec: 10am to 4pm   Saturday 8 Dec: 10am to 4pm Sunday 9 Dec: 10am to 4pm   Saturday 16 Dec: 10am to 4pm Sunday 17 Dec: 10am to 4pm   Prefer to buy online? Check out our full range of candles, diffusers, wax melts and room sprays here. 

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Candle wax - what do we use?

Candle waxes can be divided into two types: vegetable (soy, rapeseed) and mineral (paraffin). Each wax has a whole host of pros and cons, and there's no one grail wax! Prude Candles are made with a blend of three types, and we'll explain why we feel this is ideal. PARAFFIN Paraffin has been used as a candle wax since 1830, and is by far the most popular wax type in use today. It blends well with fragrance oils, producing a much stronger scent throw than vegetable waxes, especially when lit, and is very easy to work with. Paraffin also takes colour dyes well, and it's use in our wax blend gives Prude Candles their distinctive bold appearance. SOY The use...

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Launch Event Thursday 20/07/17

We just wanted to say a massive thank you to all who came out to our launch event on Thursday at Fine Grind Espresso Bar in Tunbridge Wells. Prosecco and Pimms flowing, it was a fantastic evening and we met some lovely people- special thanks goes to Tunbridge Wells Mayor Cllr. Julia Soyke (pictured here)We hope everyone who bought something is enjoying the scents!

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Are you a Prude?

Prude is the brainchild of husband and wife team Aaron and Katherine Streets. From their studio situated in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, eight distinctive scents were chosen ranging from sweet citrus and luscious florals, to deep woody notes. Prude candles are made from a mixture of vegetable and mineral wax, which gives the best of both worlds with a strong scent and longer burn times. Each distinctly colourful candle comes in a classic black container, along with a Victorian character. Are you a Dorothy or more of a Walter?  As well as candles, Prude also offers room sprays, reed diffusers and adorable little elephant-shaped wax melts so you can have your favourite scent the way you want it. And, if you...

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