Whether you’re looking to increase productivity, encourage creativity, or make a tranquil space for some deep focus, adding a scented candle to your workspace may be the perfect answer. You likely know from experience that the way a space smells can affect your frame of mind, but it goes deeper than just nice smelling places are nicer to work in.
Fragrance has some serious mood altering abilities. Using the right scents at work can help you and your team stay motivated, relaxed or even close a sale! We’ve created this handy guide to the best fragrances for your office.
Below you’ll also find our favourite scented candles to light at your desk, helping you create a beautiful, inspiring work place you’ll love working at.
An antidote to hectic Monday mornings at the office, Rosemary offers a huge range of benefits. Strong, woodsy and fresh, Rosemary has been shown to lower stress levels as well as stimulate the mind, improve memory retention and relieve fatigue. Just what’s needed to perk up the team before you dive into emails.
Known as the “feel good” fragrance, Jasmine offers relief from common office ailments such as stress, tension, anxiety and depression. The scent will revitalise any work space, soothing, calming and uplifting the moods of you and your colleagues.
You don’t just need to drink a cup of coffee to feel perked up. New studies show that the fragrance of a fresh brew can trigger feelings of alertness in the brain. Even if this is just a placebo effect, it’s worth lighting a coffee candle before a morning meeting if you wan to get the best from your team.
Lemon scents have so many benefits for elevating the mind. From relieving tension and anxiety, to creating a perception of cleanliness and order, Lemon fragrances could even reduce the need for sick leave thanks to their anti-bacterial properties. A great way to energise and refresh your office.
Lavender is all about the relaxation vibes. Packing some serious calming properties, Lavender soothes nerves and reduces tension making it great in stressful work environments. We suggest using it towards the end of the day, helping you wind down before you leave the office. You’ll feel much better about returning to the office if you do.
Our Favourite Scented Candles For The Office
When your office is in need of a pick-me-up, a beautiful scented candle is an immediate fix. Here at Osmology, we know all about working hard and hanging out in the office from dawn till dusk, but thanks to our serious candle addiction, we always have the best fragrances to see us through the working day. Here are some of our favourite candles, perfect for any office.