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Lit Up the Valentine’s Day Mood

These candles might bring the mood way up high…

Tomorrow is Valentine already! Have you got any plans yet? No worries, in love, sentimental reasons are highly appreciated. Therefore, we could not miss the idea of setting up the mood with these candles. Scents are definitely a vocal point in having a romantic moment. When was the last time you ever spend intimately with your loved ones? From sweet to a bit of spicy and sexy vibes, scents can make you both not only relax, but also bring up the romantic mood just special enough wherever you are.

Furthermore, when you’re close with someone you love, what is the first thing you always recall mostly? Their scents! If a perfume can make you remember or being remembered by someone’s special, in Valentine’s day, we recommend to lit up the candles while having a quality time together. Still think it’s a waste of effort? Here are 5 reasons why you should lit up the candles NOW:

  1. EMOTIONS

Nothing stays longer than a feeling you just have from someone or vice versa. Your memory, which involves in the process of smelling, is a part of body’s limbic system. In there, you can find emotion center of the brain called amygdala, and memory center called hippocampus. So when you sniff a nice smell, it will reminds you of something, or you are creating a new memory of what you’re having going on at the moment. It also affects your emotions, instantly.

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  1. FIRST THING FIRST

It’s just scientific. According to Dr. Alan Hirsch, director of the Smell and Taste Research Foundation, “Your first impression is to a large degree based on smell. So we talk about love at first sight, we really should be talking about love at first sniff.”

  1. LIGHTING IS EVERYTHING

After busy with all the work you have, you need all the things that can ease up your nerves. Switch your bulbs to candles, and it will de-stress your eyes from all the bright lights you had at work, especially if you are a screen-attached person. With all the nice smells and dim lights, you are bound to be relax. This way, a romantic mood is certainly inevitable.

  1. AROMATHERAPY

Candles can be as much as aromatherapy for your mood. According to Craig Warren, Ph.D, director of scientific affairs at the Sense of Smell Institute, jasmine is one of the most sensual smell. “It produces the feeling of happiness,” he said. According to Christine Nagel, the nose behind Jo Malone London, jasmine can cause arousal in men and women. Musk also triggers sexy feeling, since it is originally replicate the odor secreted male deer sex glands!

  1. DEEPER AFFECTIONS

It may be simple, and quite predictable. But until you’ve actually try and do it for your loved ones, you’ll never know how powerful it can be. A simple thought and effort could lead so many great understandings, make an extra-mile with these candles and create your own “Romeo and Juliet” re-enactment! What a classic scene right?

Current candles you’ve got to have:

  1. Be the Light – American Bluebell Bliss

2. Euódia Home – Spice Compote

3. Damselfly – Good Vibes Only

4. NEST- Bamboo Single Votive

5. Diptyque – Rose Delight

Candles are available at Glow Living, and Diptyque at Papilion.

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