Candles have been utilised as a source of light to enlighten human celebrations for over 5,000 years. They have developed from just a utilitarian source of light to something with a great decorative accent that has a wide range of benefits and uses!
1. ATMOSPHERE & AMBIANCE
The lovely flicker of candlelight produces an ambiance that just can’t be replicated. Lighting a few well-placed candles in your home can really add effect and create a cosy, even intimate atmosphere. Adding a candle here-and-there will create softness in your room and instantly make it feel warm and welcoming!
2. ROMANCE & CELEBRATION
Whether you’re lighting candles on a cake or setting a romantic candlelit dinner to celebrate your anniversary with your significant other, candles are a great way to mark special occasions!
They also make perfect gifts for someone special in your life!
3. HOME DECOR
Candles are great finishing touches to any room of the house. You can choose from soft subtle colours to add a feminine touch or go for bold bright colours to really make an impact.
They are super versatile and look great in any room of the house. Put them in the bathroom for a spa-like feel or the living room to make it cosy and calm. The kitchen to set up for a romantic candlelit dinner and candles in your garden for a magical, fairy-tale feel. They go everywhere! Candles are both stylish, relaxing and make a fantastic addition to any room of your home.
Scented candles are a perfect way to subtly add a wonderful fragrance to your space, and cover-up any unwelcome odours!
Here at NAKEnDLE, we off a wide variety of scented candles. Everything from herbal and earthy to airy and clean, from woodsy & masculine to floral & feminine. Check out our variety of fragrances to find the one perfect for you and your home. 5. HEALTH
It’s true. The mental health benefits of burning candles are real! According to researchers. The science of candles for health is rooted in the practice of aromatherapy.
Part of living a healthy lifestyle is self-care and taking care of your mind. Lighting candles provides a perfect atmosphere to induce relaxation. If start to feel anxious, burning candles can really help.
Candles are known for their soothing, healing properties and are often used by therapists, such as massage therapists, to create a peaceful ambiance in their therapy rooms. The sheer act of lighting a candle, its lovely flicker, and the gentle glow it creates, helps ease and soothe the mind.
Go give it a try the next time you have a stressful day! Light a candle, watch the flame and just relax. Even just 60 seconds can make a massive difference at the end of a hard day.