On this episode of Shop Essence Live, Fay Breedlove, the co-founder of Black-owned candle brand Terminal B, takes us on a journey through the brand’s bestselling candles. Fay graciously shares the story behind the brand she and her husband, Chris, founded in 2020, immersing us in the inspiration that sparked their passion for travel and fragrance.
As the world faced the challenges of the pandemic, Fay and Chris sought to bring the magic of traveling abroad home. And with a deep-rooted desire to capture the transformative power of exploration, they birthed Terminal B, a Black-owned candle brand that reflects their love for international travel and their shared last name.
Drawing inspiration from the Tom Bradley International Terminal in LAX, Terminal B is a gateway for individuals to embark on olfactory voyages to destinations worldwide. With each candle meticulously crafted to encapsulate the essence of a specific location, Terminal B takes us on a sensorial expedition across the globe. Below, shop some of our favorites.
EZE takes inspiration from the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. This fragrance is crafted to resemble the aroma of a glass of Malbec wine, with notes of black currant, plum, and amber. Its wine-forward scent is both sexy and sophisticated, with a dark and fruity finish. EZE comes with a double wick and has a burn time of 60 hours.Available at Terminal B
The NRT candle was inspired by the unique blend of traditional and modern elements in Tokyo. It features black fig, which evokes a sense of sensuality and the feeling of being on a luxurious rooftop overlooking Tokyo Tower at sunset. It also incorporates hinoki, cedarwood and notes of incense for a truly unforgettable fragrance.Available at Terminal B
Just like the first sip of a fine champagne, the DPT candle embodies elegance and refinement. Inspired by the essence of a premium airport lounge experience, close your eyes and let the aromatic notes of lavender and eucalyptus wish you away to a place of calm before your next overseas adventure.Available at Terminal B
Layover is a testament to the scents that accompany us on our travels. Just like the air we encounter in every corner of the world, this fragrance envelops your space with a captivating sandalwood-esque aroma.With a blend of spicy cardamom, warm amber and hints of rich cocoa, our the candle creates an ambiance that is both inviting and mysterious.Available at Terminal B
Immerse yourself in a tropical fragrance inspired by the vibrant summers in Honolulu. Featuring juicy pineapple notes and a delicate hint of sweet sugarcane, this candle encapsulates the essence of a tropical getaway. With every breath, you’ll be transported to a moment of escape where relaxation and happiness abound.Available at Terminal B