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Fragrance Oils

Fragrance Oils

From classic florals and indulgent spices to vibrant fruits and nostalgic childhood favourites, our premium cruelty free fragrance oils for candles, soaps and diffusers are designed to capture your imagination.


What are fragrance oils?

We hear a lot about fragrance oils in the crafting world, but what are fragrance oils? 

These wonderful scented oils are created by perfumers to mimic a particular scent.

From fruity and fresh scents to baked goods, seasonal specialities, fruity fragrances and floral fantasies, the aromatic possibilities are endless. Many people tend to enjoy using fragrance oils for candle making, as well as creating soaps and wax melts.

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What can fragrance oils be used for?

Much like our pure essential oils, our premium fragrance oils are versatile and can be used for many things:

  • Aromatherapy: Fragrance oils are widely used in aromatherapy to create calming, invigorating, or mood-enhancing scents that can promote relaxation and reduce stress.
  • Home Fragrance: They are commonly used to infuse homes with pleasant scents. Fragrance oils can be added to candles, diffusers, or potpourri to create a welcoming atmosphere.
  • Personal Fragrance: Fragrance oils are essential ingredients in perfumes, colognes, and body sprays, allowing individuals to wear their preferred scents as a form of personal fragrance.
  • Soap and Candle Making: Crafters use fragrance oils to add appealing scents to homemade soaps and candles, making these products not only functional but also aromatic.
  • Cosmetics: Fragrance oils are incorporated into skincare and cosmetic products like lotions and creams to provide a pleasant scent while also enhancing the overall sensory experience of using these products.

Our Fine Fragrance range has been specially formulated for use in these sorts of projects and can produce a longer and stronger scent than other fragrance oils for candles.

Visit our blog to find recipes and guides on how to get the most out of your fragrance oils for candles, soap making, and more.

What's the difference between essential oils, fragrance oils and blends?

Essential oils are natural substances derived from plants, fruits, trees and herbs.

Fragrance oils, on the other hand, are created by perfumers to mimic a particular scent profile.

Learn more about the differences between fragrance oils and essential oils.

All of our essential oils are 100% pure and natural, and our homemade blends combine the essential oils to create bottles packed full of benefits for your wellbeing.

Why Nikura?

All of our premium fragrance oils are vegan, cruelty-free, and bottled by hand in the UK. We also provide wholesale rates for businesses.

How to buy wholesale fragrance oils

Are you a small business? Do you love making soaps, candles, wax melts, and more for yourself and others? Check out our wholesale page to enquire about our bulk fragrance oil pricing.

What are the best fragrance oils for candles?

The great thing about fragrance oils for candles is that they can accommodate many scent preferences and possibilities, however, some scented oils are considered more popular for use in candles.

  • Vanilla: This classic, luxurious scent is a great base fragrance oil for candle-making due to its rich and versatile scent. Our vanilla fragrance oils come in many varieties including Vanilla Bean, and Vanilla Cream.
  • Fresh Linen (Floral): Ideal for creating the timeless aroma of cleanliness, this premium fragrance oil combines delicate notes of baby powder and light musk with soft stains of lavender, jasmine, and tulip.
  • Sandalwood: Gentle and musky, this scent is a great choice if you tend to like more natural fragrance oils for candles. This fragrance oil is also a great base for classic and calming candle-making, combining soft florals with fresh earthy notes.

All of these scented oils for candles are also perfect for making luxury soaps, and can function as wax melt fragrance oils too.

How to use fragrance oils to make soaps

Another popular way to use our fragrance oils is in soap making. As with candles and wax melts, fragrance oils lend themselves very well to soaps due to their unique but powerful scents, as well as their easy formulas.

While soaps can be a little trickier to work with, we've broken down the steps into a handy beginner's guide to help get you started.

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