Wednesday

Making Lavender Scented Candles

Candle making is inexpensive, and once you've done it a few times, it's easy too. Whether you are going in for the more expensive beeswax candles, are opting for parafin, or are thinking about recycling old candles that are lying around the house, combining candle making and aromatherapy can be a great way to enhance your environment, your mood, and your sense of accomplishment.

Herb Scented Candles - Lavender

Lavender is a safe and reliable aromatherapy scent. Working on your central nervous system, lavender relaxes you and increases your sense of well-being. It also helps you get to sleep. When you combine the relaxing qualities of candlelight and lavender aromatherapy, you have a sure winner. I've written a how-to for candlemaking here: Easy Lavender Scented Candles

When you've had a chance to relax with your lavender candle, come back and tell me about it.

Oh, I'll be on holiday until the 20th, so enjoy your candle making while I'm gone.

1 comment:

  1. Candles are easy to make, and combining lavender aromatherapy with subdued candlelight is a great recipe for relaxation. Whether you want to indulge in a candle for a lavender scented bath, romantic dinner for two, or as a mood enhancing tools to get the party started, being able to make lavender scented candles for pennies is a good trick to know.

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