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8 Luxurious Candles to Help You Relax After a Long Day

You can trust these aromatic candles will be great additions to your self-love rituals and help you live your best life (well…somewhat).

Did you know that candle gazing has been proven to boost concentration and help in manifesting goals? The soft illumination of candles has a soothing effect on the mind. Besides these meditative benefits, scented candles engage your olfactory sense and stimulate our limbic system (the part of the brain responsible for memory and emotions). This aids in mood regulation by enabling production of happy hormones like serotonin and dopamine and in reducing anxiety and stress, leaving you feeling lighter and refreshed.

According to aromatherapy, certain fragrances like lavender, chamomile, mint, rosemary, vanilla, and ylang ylang are known to work their magic for dealing with issues like depression, insomnia, and fatigue. These fragrances promote internal balance and sense of well-being, thereby helping us better connect with ourselves. Using a candle infused with these aromatics can elevate your mundane bathing experiences or your mediation or yoga sessions to a whole new level. Or you can also create your very own self-love ritual around them or simply use them at bedtime for better sleep. So, here are some of the finest scented candles we suggest you get your hands ASAP, especially if you have had yourself a day.      

 

Kashmere Lavender Scented Candle, Roci

Kashmere Lavender Scented Candle, Roci: Inspired by the beauty of Kashmir and its flora, this candle has more than seven types of wicks to ensure each candle burns consistently and flawlessly. It has soothing notes of fresh rosemary and lavender blended together with base notes of green accords harmoniously.

 

Zeal Scented Soy Candle, Naina

Zeal Scented Soy Candle, Naina: A fan of citrus fragrances? Then try this handcrafted and zesty candle containing biodegradable and non-toxic natural soy wax. Revitalising with its bouquet of mandarin, neroli, orange blossoms, musk, and tonka beans notes, it is a mood enhancer like no other and perfect for times when you are feeling drained out.

 

Lapis Lazuli Candle, Artisan Lab

Lapis Lazuli Candle, Artisan Lab: If you are into healing crystals, then this one’s for you! Containing the calming power of lapis lazuli, these handcrafted candle are made with 100% soy wax. Helping you to channel your energies and emotions better, it also adds to the aesthesis of your décor as it comes packaged in a pretty blue bell jar.

 

Eucalyptus Spearmint Stress Relief Scented Candle, Bath & Body Works

Eucalyptus Spearmint Stress Relief Scented Candle, Bath & Body Works: Specifically crafted to help you banish anxiety and stress, this 3-wick candle has a minty freshness to it. It has a blend spearmint, clary sage, and eucalyptus leaf essential oils that is sure to help you relax and feel revitalised.

 

Bergamot and Violet Aromatherapy Candle, Nirvana Organics

Bergamot and Violet Aromatherapy Candle, Nirvana Organics: Easing tension with its special hint of cannabinoids, this luxe candle can help you create your very own oasis of calm and peace. Consisting of purest soy wax along with hemp and cocoa butters, it has notes of energising bergamot together with rejuvenating wild violet.

 

Oud Cardamom Peace Tranquillity Fragrant Soy Candle, Happy Soul

Oud Cardamom Peace Tranquillity Fragrant Soy Candle, Happy Soul: Inducing a sense of serenity from deep within, this mix of nutty and smoky notes has been formulated keeping holistic wellness in mind. Vegan and packaged in a sustainable frosted glass container with a cork lid, try this handcrafted candle for your meditation sessions.

 

Chin Up, Buttercup Jar Candle, The Wishing Chair

Chin Up, Buttercup Jar Candle, The Wishing Chair: You might want to get this delicious, vanilla flavoured candle if you are a foodie or for one you know. Its additional cheery notes of buttercream and caramel will surely uplift your mood in no time and you can easily reuse its glass and wood container once the candle is finished.

 

Eco Friendly Soy Wax Rose & Marigold Gratitude Candle, The Good Route

Gratitude Rose & Marigold Soy Candle, The Good Route: A good example of making good out of waste, this soy candle uses the discarded marigold and rose flowers from temples. Handcrafted by women from Ghazipur community, it has a terracotta container that too is biodegradable and planet-friendly.