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Benefits of Body Scrubs

Body Scrubs are mainly used for removing dead skin cells from the body, but there are many more benefits of Body Scrubs that are less well known. Skin is smoother Using Body Scrubs om your skin helps to exfoliate dead skin cells as well as moisturise your skin, leaving it firmer and smoother. Skin is cleaner Regular use of Body Scrubs will keep your skin clean, reducing the risk of acne and blackheads and can also help reduce the size of pores. Helps prevent ingrown hairs Regular use of Body Scrubs will keep skin clear and make it less likely for growing hairs to be stuck under the skin. Helps decrease stress The aroma and the effect of massage can...

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Why do we light candles at Christmas?

Candles can give us all a spiritual feeling and what better time to use candles then at Christmas time. There is great history to the use of candles as more than just an instrument of illumination. Candles are specifically linked to religion and are used as a symbol of light. Christians believe candlelight represents Jesus who is the light of the world and who guides us from all the darkness of the world. The light signifies the path of life. The candle represents spirituality, devotion, faith, longing, and the life devoted to a single, generally spiritual passion or aspiration. Candles used at Christmas time represents the star of Bethlehem and Jesus as 'the Light of the World'. Before electric lights were invented, candles were often...

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Why is soy best?

Paraffin wax is used in the majority of candle making companies and this is mainly because....you guessed it, because it's cheaper to make. Paraffin is the leftover by-product from the petroleum refining process. It doesn't matter what chemical additives may or may not be in your paraffin candles of the refining process, every single paraffin wax candle contains documented toxins some which are carcinogenic when they burn. The wicks of these candles are usually made of chemically grown cotton that has been bleached and any wicks that have a metal or zinc core contain small amounts of lead. When you burn a paraffin wax candle, you are filling your home with toxic chemicals and contributing to indoor air pollution. The soot and fumes...

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What is Aromatherapy?

What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the art and science of utilising naturally extracted aromatic essences from plants to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit.Have you noticed that your mood can be instantly lifted when in the presence of a pleasant smelling candle? This is because the essential oils in the candle has healing qualities improving psychological or physical well-being. So how did aromatherapy begin? The use of essential oils for therapeutic, spiritual, hygienic and ritualistic purposes goes back to a number of ancient civilizations including the Chinese, Indians, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans who used them in cosmetics, perfumes and drugs. One of the best reasons to buy scented candles is the benefits due to their aromatherapy properties....

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