In the Middle Ages and the Victorian Era candles were a hallmark of aristocracy because only the wealthy could afford their luxury. Today’s growing luxury candle industry reignites the same notion of exclusivity, prestige and status in a vast pool of generic productions. Contemporary high-end candles are designed to perfection
First things first, what exactly is a “Hot” “Honey” “Strawberry” “Rose” Moon? One might naturally pause and wonder amidst all the hullabaloo surrounding it. And why does it have an army of monikers to convince us of its aim? Also a legitimate concern. Will this moon shape-shift into a strawberry
Scent holds powerful sway over us. Be it pleasurable aromas we purposely invite into our ecosystems, or indirect, secondary smells that fill the world around us. Without a doubt, the fragrances that waft into our olfactory system exit having manipulated our thought, feeling and behavior. Sometimes without us even realizing!
Welcome back! Glad you enjoyed my last post on how to choose wellness boosting scented candles. And if you’re new to my blog my name is Halima –– [hat tip]! I am a writer, journalist and candle designer. I have an honors degree in Media Studies and Journalism from Hunter College
Dir. Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet, 1996 | Photo via Cinespia Candles are timeless. Even if you’re not a candle addict, you probably can’t resist their lure. Nearly every household across all cultures embraces them. Whether it’s for decor purposes or that they are a status symbol, candles have us all smitten!