When life becomes more than a little overwhelming, take a moment to light a candle with one or more of the essential oils that are perfect for meditation, creating a sense of calm or simply helping us switch off.
What To Burn: lavender, frankincense, sandalwood, ylang ylang, geranium, cassis.
We love → Jo Malone Lavender & Lovage Home Candle, $85
FEELING FOGGY HEADED?
Finding it hard to concentrate? A citrus candle can not only help stimulate brain function but also help you to stay focused and enhance your decision-making skills.
What to burn: citrus scents of lemon and lemongrass; orange blossom; bergamot.
We love → Glasshouse Birds Of A Feather Pink Sorbet, $43
LIBIDO COULD USE A BOOST?
It’s date night and you really want to turn it on. Aromatherapy experts suggest a candle with floral top notes will boost your confidence, switch on the appeal-factor and amp up the romantic atmosphere.
What to burn: rose, musk, jasmine, vanilla, neroli
We love → The Aromatherapy Co. Cocoa Vanilla & Cassia Candle, $30
SETTING A PARTY SCENE?
Burn a spicy candle at your next family affair, birthday celebration or dinner party. The scent will lift spirits, bring people together and create a welcoming atmosphere.
What to burn: cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, sandalwood, clove
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