8 Simple Reasons Why Scented Candles Make Excellent Valentine's Day Gifts
Here’s why scented candles make an excellent Valentine’s Day Gift this year
Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and with your pocket drained because of the pandemic, you can’t afford anything luxurious this year.
But you nevertheless want to gift your loved one something different, thoughtful, special and cost-effective.
And the one gift with all these qualities is none other than scented candles.
Yes, the candles we once used only for lighting purposes are today much more functional.
And the main reason for this is its scent.
The sense of smell is our most powerful and satisfying sense. So it’s no wonder scented candles can evoke a sense of pleasure, calm, and love in the recipient.
And it doesn’t end there. Read on to find out more about how else scented candles make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift this year.
1. Perfect for everyone
The most important reason is that practically all scented candles are unisex.
It makes it so much easier for you to shop for the opposite gender, especially when you can’t decide.
You can choose between something calming like lavender, romantic like vanilla, refreshing like lemongrass eucalyptus or something woody like oak.
2. Fits any budget
Scented candles emit a pleasant fragrance that triggers the senses and illuminates the surroundings. They do so much, and are stil affordably priced, especially when compared to the other Valentine’s Day gift options you have.
If you start early and shop around, you may even be able to find some unique specialty scents online that give your gift even more meaning.
3. Scented candles can create the right mood
With the right scent, you are sure that these candles will evoke strong emotional reactions in your loved one when lit. It’s because the fragrances affect the olfactory nerves, which in triggers a beautiful cycle in the body.
They affect your limbic system, which triggers the release of serotonin, the happy hormone. And what better feeling do you want on your special day than a feeling of happiness and optimal emotional health.
4. Creates the perfect ambience
Scented candles help create the perfect ambiance with its fragrance and minimalistic and sleek looks. The scents in most of the candles are mesmerizing and transport you to a different place altogether.
The whiff of caramel and vanilla creates the ambiance of an artisan’s bakery. And the breath of lavender helps remove the day’s stress and tension, to relax and rejuvenate your loved one.
5. Healing properties
The scented candles with essential oils (also known as aromatherapy candles) also have healing properties.
So this gift makes an even more sensible choice if your loved one is upset because of the pandemic.
Candles with eucalyptus oil improves their respiratory system by clearing ear, nose, and throat irritations while something with lemon or lavender tackles mild depression.
6. Blends with home decor
It’s worth taking into account your loved one’s home while shopping for a scented candle.
You may wonder why.
Well, it’s because you want to gift them a candle that looks great and blends well in their home. There’s nothing more appreciated by the receiver than the scented candle that emits the perfect fragrance and looks great in their room or home.
And with so many types of sleek and minimalistic candles around, you are sure to find something that blends perfectly.
7. No need for fancy lighting
With scented candela around, you won’t need any other fancy lighting to set the mood for Valentine’s Day!
It’s perfect to create a warm and cozy atmosphere at no added cost.
Just dim the lights, set dinner for two, and let your scented candle work at infusing romance into the air!
8. Something for everyone
Scented candles don’t just create the right ambiance, bring romance, help fight depression and improve health.
A few give your loved one some calm and peace of mind.
If you are worried about your loved one hooked to gadgets all day long, there are candles which help them reconnect with nature. Just look for something with a floral or woody scent that transports your loved one somewhere far away, in a deep jungle.
In short, scented candles are practically everything you look for in a gift! They are affordable, unisex, and available in so many fragrances and designs and, most importantly, evoke different types of feelings and thoughts.
So you could say your search for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift this year has practically ended. The fact that there are so many online stores to visit, choose and place your order from your bedroom gives you more reason to buy one!