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How To Use Aromatherapy Candles

The first thing you want to do is be sure that you have true aromatherapy candles. Scented candles are not aromatherapy candles. Make sure they contain pure essential oils. There are many different types of aromatherapy candles to help treat a variety of conditions. For instance if you are wanting something that will invigorate you because you are tired from work or dealing with the kids, take a break and light an aromatherapy candle for energy containing oils such as peppermint, spearmint, basil, and eucalyptus. Some other good energy oils are cedar, rosemary, cinnamon, and vanilla.If you need to relax because you are all revved up from work or you have trouble relaxing to go to sleep you will want to burn a relaxing aromatherapy candle containing oils like lavender, chamomile, geranium and rose.To help you increase concentration, use aromatherapy candles with lemon, orange, grapefruit, lemongrass, and bergamot oils to help block out distractions and help your creativity. Aromatherapy candles can do a lot fo...


How To Turn Your Candle Making Hobby Into A Profitable Business

If you are the type of person who enjoys making their own candles and your family and friends are always telling you how great your creations are, you may want to think about turning your hobby into a business. If you think you may want to give it a try here are some helpful tips to get you started.When you are making candles as a hobby you probably give no thought to the actual cost per unit for each of the candles that you make since you are making them for yourself and not for profit. However, when making candles as a business this can be the determining factor between whether you candle making business is profitable or not. Since you will more than likely get you supplies in bulk you want to calculate the cost per ounce of the ingredients you use to make your candles including the paraffin, acid, color, and scents. Calculate the amount of each ingredient you use per candle and multiply that by the cost per ounce which will give you a basic per candle cost factor to go by.If you make specialty candles that...


Candle Chandelier

Chandelier is a word that comes from French, and the French word is derived from a Latin word meaning candle. The reason that the chandelier basically means candle is that it was basically a hanging frame supporting a number of candles burning brightly. The hanging candle chandelier was used in halls and castles around Europe, and they were an incredibly beautiful method of illuminating the dark areas in a large hall. You will find that there is many a candle chandelier still easily found in the ancient halls and castles of Europe, as well as in many of the massive homes and palatial mansions that have survived the centuries.The earliest candle chandelier was used in the home of a king, usually shaped like a cross with wooden spikes at each end of the cross. The spikes pointed upwards to allow the candle to be firmly placed on the hanging candle chandelier, as the spikes held the candles in place. These were the earliest forms of candle chandeliers, but more complex designs and intricate hanging candle chande...


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