Born as an experiment in candle making between founders and life-partners Matthew Herman and David Kien, Boy Smells attempts to heighten the intimacy of everyday life with complex and unique scents that embrace both masculinity and femininity.
Each candle is developed and mixed in the founders’ home in Los Angeles with fragrance and natural oils, all-natural coconut wax and beeswax. The candles are hand-poured in a reusable glass vessel and hand-labeled in Los Angeles, California.
Inspired by the floral photographs of Gregory Crewdson, Cinderose exposes the sinister side of the familiar. Notes of rose, orange blossom, and jasmine are mixed with smoke, cedar, and birch tar to create a scent both beautiful and troubling.