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Where to Place Your Scented Candles

Where to Place Your Scented Candles

We love scented candles and are quite sure you feel the same way. Those beautiful little lumps of wax are the ideal way of creating a wonderful ambience in your home, and you can use them in pretty much any room ”“ wherever takes your fancy! You can use scented candles to add a little something extra to your home without having to raid the bank account… or you can simply light one and drift away with a heavenly aroma drifting around your nose. You can set a mood so easily using one; in fact, they’ll create different effects depending...

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What Are the Benefits of Soy Candles?

What Are the Benefits of Soy Candles?

Paraffin wax is commonly used in candles, but soy candles are another option on the market. While soy candles look and smell similar to their paraffin counterparts, they offer distinct advantages. Not all soy candles are created the same way, however. While some limit unnecessary chemicals, others include additives or are blended with paraffin wax. Read the label or ask the manufacturer if you are unsure of the ingredients in the candle. Natural Soy candles are made from soybeans, a natural, renewable source grown in many regions by local farmers. Paraffin candles are made from petroleum, which is a nonrenewable...

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The Best Scents for Relaxation and Sleep

The Best Scents for Relaxation and Sleep

Scent has the power to get your attention (consider the cinnamon bun stand at the mall) and affect your actions (ever move in close to your partner when he’s wearing your favorite cologne?). It can also be a great tool to get better sleep. These five olfactory options can help enhance your slumber. Lavender Long thought to contain a calming fragrance, this plant has been used to quell anxiety and agitation for ages. Its scent may slow down the nervous system, which relaxes the body and mind to improve sleep quality. Incorporating the scent into a relaxing massage by using a lavender-infused...

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