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3 WAYS YOU'LL BENEFIT FROM BURNING CANDLES

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For thousands of years, candles have been used for a variety of purposes. Candles were first created as an utilitarian source of light and now are more often treated like decorative pieces that serve many different functions. Although little is known about their origin ̶ it's widely believed the ancient Egyptians developed them with rushlights made from soaking pithy cores in animal fat - modern day candles offer no shortage on creativity or design to fit any occasion! Candles have been around since ancient times, but candlemaking in the 19th century was a revolution. It began with paraffin wax being...

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How to make wax melts

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Wax melts are wick-less cubes of wax and fragrance oils that melt in a wax warmer that fill your room with lovely scents, and they’re very easy to make!   You can easily create them using almost any wax combined with essential oils, fragrance oils, and any number of interesting decorations (such as lavender petals or peeled orange) and colors. The popularity of wax melts has increased massively in recent years, they're a perfect addition to homes. As they have no wick, you don't need a lighter to "flame" them. The "melting" of the wax is caused by the heat...

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Candle making - 3 tips when making soy wax candles.

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Is it possible to make soy candles at home? Yes, you can easily make your own soy candles with a few basic supplies. Soy wax is an all natural product made from soy beans and hardy enough for use in candle making. It's easy to find on the internet or at many craft stores and not only does it burn clean. You can even make it yourself at home. Soy wax does not produce the same level of soot and other pollutants as beeswax or paraffin waxes, and while many candle makers find that soy candles have a unique scent...

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Essential oil candles that help ease anxiety

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You can use scented candles to help relieve your home of negative energy. Certain candle scents and essential oils can be really relaxing . These scents are great for creating a soothing and calming effect. 3 Types of Candles to Help with Anxiety Scented candles are very popular at the moment especially those that burn soy wax, coconut wax & rapeseed as these are all natural and eco friendly. There is a reason why these candles are so popular; these type of candles releases negative ions into the air, which has been proven to relieve stress and anxiety, they also...

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Scents Can Have A Positive Effect On Your Mood

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In these modern times there's a lot of external stress put upon us, did you know burning certain candle scents can improve your mood. Candle scents are not just for decoration, but can have a positive effect on your mood depending on the scent.  Scents and their power to change our thoughts, behaviours and emotions has been known throughout history. In ancient Egypt fragrances were used in religious practices, burning incense and bathing in oils was common. In fact the word perfume is derived from Latin as per fumare meaning "through smoke".The power of scents can also have a big...

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