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A little effort using affordable products can always give your house a makeover. Candles are one such thing that instantly takes your home decor to a new level. Here’s all you need to know about these sweet smelling candles.

Why candles?

Often, people do not consider candles while decorating their homes as they feel that it is trivial and irrelevant to the appearance of the house. Here are some reasons why sweet smelling candles are an essential in your home.

  • The soft light emitted by the candle is said to make you feel relaxed and lighten up your mood. Also, candles in your home bring a sense of tranquility and peace to the residents.
  • Focusing on candle light during meditation and yoga helps improve your concentration power. Candles can also be used as a part of aromatherapy to unwind after a long stressful day at work.

Must have candles:

Though there are numerous sweet smelling candles available in the market, there are certain candles which are a must in your home decor list. These include:

  • Lavender candles: These sweet smelling candles add a pleasant floral scent to your home and are thus often used in aromatherapy. They can be infused with other floral scents or essential oils to make them smell better. These help you de-stress your mind and helps cure insomnia to some extent. Choosing an organic lavender candle is important as other synthetic candles tend to burn out faster and produce a lot of smoke.

  • Sandalwood candles: Sandalwood has been used in incense since time immemorial. It is now used in majority of scented candles and is said to be muskier than other candles. They have an earthy and spicy undertone to it which is a very feel good scent. Sandalwood candles have therapeutic properties which help fight depression and acts as a sedative as well.

  • Beeswax candles: Pure and organic beeswax candles give out a pleasant scent in your homes. They burn clean and hence do not produce any soot or smoke. They do not go rancid and provide nice warm amber glow to the room where it is lit in. They have a somewhat honey like aroma and the wax is smooth and pleasant to the touch.

  • Lemon candles: The scent of lemon candles is said to be uplifting and centering. Lemon is also called as sunshine because of its bright and cheerful colour. The scent soothes your nerves and also acts as an anti-depressant of sorts.
Thus, all it takes are a few heavenly scented candles to decorate your house on a different level. These candles will fetch you compliments from guests who come to visit you, all the time!


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