DIY Soy Candles - 9 Scents to Set your Senses Alive!
How to Make Scented Soy Candles - Tutorials Below
Some of the benefits of soy wax candles are:
Longer Lasting - soy wax burns cooler which means that you can enjoy your soy wax candle for generally 30-50% longer than a paraffin candle. Biodegradable and Water Soluable. since our candles are made out of soybeans, they are naturally biodegradable which makes accidental spills easier to clean. Cleaner Burning - no toxins, carcinogens or pollutants which means it's less likely to trigger allergies. no petrol-carbon soot like you get from petroleum-based paraffin candles.
Strawberry Lemonade DIY Scented Candles
We're not sure of the real aromatherapy value of strawberry and lemonade, but it sure does bring up visions of long warm summer days and sunshine, so maybe it might work as a great winter "pick me up" to help keep the winter blues at bay. Check out the tutorial and ingredients list here.
Send Bugs Reeling - Citronella Candles
With winter coming the bugs are certainly less prolific, but bear this citronella candle in mind once those airborne pests are around again. A great way to keep away the mosquitoes and other bities without harming the good bugs such as ladybugs and spiders. The instructions are here!
Mint Mandarin Soy Candle
Peppermint is known to decrease drowsiness, improve memory and attention span, help with problem solving and reduce the likelihood of irritability and headaches so if you're wanting to maximize your productivity, this is a good one! See this great tutorial at HWTM.
Vanilla Cupcake Scenter Soy Candles
Vanilla is a great scent for helping with relaxation and reducing anxiety. Not to mention these vanilla cupcake candles look gorgeous! Tutorial here.
Cinnamon Soy Candle Tutorial
Check out this beautifully done tutorial on cinnamon soy candles. Cinnamon is another one of those scents great for reducing drowsiness
Fall Scented Soy Candles - Pumpkin Pie
via Bulk Apothecary
Hmmm, long fall evenings in-front of the fire - beautifully topped off with the glow and smell of a pumpkin pie scented soy candle made with your own hands. If you love pumpkin pie, you will love these! The perfect Thanks Giving gift or accompaniment to the big turkey dinner! Get the "ingredients" here!
Christmas Pine Scented Soy Candles
These beautiful pine scented candles will certainly help jump start the holiday spirit! As well as bringing about festive thoughts, pine is great for relieving stress. Take in some deep breathes and imagine yourself walking through a quite pine glade. Pine is also known to help fight against sinus infections, boost the immune system and relieve skin conditions. Get the details here.
Lavender and Rosemary DIY Soy Candles
via Live Simply
With lavender being the go to soporific when it comes to natural remedies, combined with the many benefits of rosemary you will be in good hands when it comes to relaxing and getting ready for bed. See how Kristin makes these beautifully presented candles here.
Coconut Soy Candles - Beach Inspired
via Paper 'n' Stitch
Coconut, sand, warm water. Smells have a powerful ability to elicit memories and these coconut scented candles can only bring memories of the good times! Very summery and beachy - see the instructions for these beautifully coconutty gift ideas here.