Are you tired of coming home after a long day to a dreary and uninspiring atmosphere?
If only you could create a space that not only looks beautiful but also makes you feel cosy, relaxed and revived.
Well - Here’s a few scented suggestions to make both your home, and you feel brand new!
You might think that candles are just a pretty face to add style to your home, but did you know they can also reduce stress and anxiety, improve sleep quality, and even boost productivity?
That's right – lighting a candle can do so much more than just make your room smell nice. Scented candles are the perfect way to transform your home into a haven of tranquillity, while also providing a host of benefits for your mental and physical well-being.
As a company which produces handmade scented soy wax candles specifically formulated to make you feel amazing, we know a thing or two when it comes to this!
So, without further ado, let's explore the top 5 benefits of burning scented candles in your home – Plus, we’ll even give you our very own top scented candle picks for specific scenarios at the end!
1 - Melt away stress and anxiety
Life can be stressful, but scented candles are the perfect antidote to lift the strain away.
We all know the gentle and mesmerising flicker of a candle flame creates a calming and peaceful environment, helping you unwind after a long day. But add a beautifully fragranced candle into the mix, and you've got the ultimate stress-busting combo!
Scents like oud, lavender, and bergamot are particularly effective in promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. So, next time you're feeling overwhelmed, grab your favourite scented candle and let the soothing aroma melt your stress away.
2 - Dreamland, here we come!
Struggle to get a good night's sleep? Well, scented candles could be the game-changer you never knew you needed!
Certain fragrances like chamomile, jasmine, and ylang-ylang are known for their sleep-inducing properties, making them the perfect bedtime companion.
By lighting a candle in your bedroom, you can eliminate artificial light which disrupts sleep hormones, and instead, create a calming environment that helps you drift off into a peaceful slumber. So, snuggle up with your favourite blanket, sip on a cup of (decaf) tea, and let the sweet dreams begin.
3 - Breathe easy
We all want our homes to smell fresh and clean, but sometimes unwanted odours linger. This is where scented candles come to the rescue!
Not only do they emit a beautiful fragrance, but they also neutralise unpleasant smells in the air. Whether it's the scent of last night's dinner or a lingering pet odour, lighting a scented candle can help to purify the air and leave your home smelling divine.
Opt for scents like mango, eucalyptus, or peppermint to create a fresh and invigorating atmosphere.
4 - Boost productivity and creativity
Are you struggling with focus and concentration when working from home? Then perhaps it’s time to introduce scented candles into your workspace!
Certain fragrances like lemon, rhubarb, and cinnamon have been shown to enhance productivity and creativity, making them the perfect addition to your home office.
Not only do they help to clear your mind, but they also provide a solid pick-me-up that can help you power through even the most challenging tasks.
5 - It's all in the ambience
Last but not least, scented candles are a simple and affordable way to inject some personality and style into your home!
Whether you're a lover of minimalist decor or prefer bold and bright colours, there's a candle out there to suit your taste. Not only do they add a personal touch to your space, but they also create a warm and welcoming ambience that makes you feel right at home.
We truly hope that this post has convinced you to give scented candles a try to experience their benefits for yourself. From reducing stress and anxiety to improving sleep quality and boosting productivity, scented candles are the ultimate self-care tool - which is where self (ish) company comes in!
At self (ish) company, our candles are handmade with 100% natural soy wax, cotton and linen wicks, and premium fragrance oils ensuring a long-lasting and high-quality burn like you’ve never experienced before with all the added benefits.
We’ve literally made it our mission to provide self-care through scent and spent the best part of a year formulating the following scented candle picks for you to indulge in! So here we go (We promiose you won’t be disappointed):
Our pick for melting away stress and anxiety - Rum Rebellion Soy Candle
Our pick for an epic session of beauty sleep - Mystic Oud Soy Candle
Our pick for making your home smell super fresh - Lazy Rhubarb Soy Candle
Our pick for improving productivity and creativity - Mango Mantra Soy Candle
Our pick for scent sational ambience in your home - Mango Mantra Soy Candle