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Finding Peace and Tranquility: Using Islamic Candles for Relaxation

Finding Peace and Tranquility: Using Islamic Candles for Relaxation

by Riwaya
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    With busy work schedules and a fast-paced society, we all need something to slow us down. Finding moments of peace and tranquility is not only desired but essential for our overall well-being. The use of candles, therefore, plays an important role in encouraging us to unwind and relax. 

    What is the purpose of buying a candle

    Although candles hold symbolic and religious significance in many cultures, we can all agree that their soothing and aromatic properties are what draws us in. Its ability to influence any atmosphere, making it conducive to relaxation and contemplation is what sells us. 

    Start by creating a relaxing atmosphere

    Begin by choosing a space in your home where you dedicate yourself to self-care and relaxation. A space where you can immerse yourself in tranquility and not be disturbed. Clear away distractions and any unnecessary items, and designate this space to become your sanctuary of peace. Our home fragrance section is the perfect introduction to evoking a sense of calm and serenity. Light up incense, dim the lights and get ready for a relaxing evening. 

    1. Finding the perfect scent

    Finding the perfect scent for your candles is a deeply personal and enjoyable process. The possibilities are vast. Each scent has the power to evoke different emotions and create a unique experience. Begin by considering the mood you seek to cultivate, and select candles that resonate with your preferences. 

    Scents such as lavender, chamomile, vanilla, or sandalwood are famous for their calming effects. Also, natural and non-toxic candles, such as those made from soy or beeswax.

    This Amber candle by Amore Terrae ticks every box when it comes to creating a luxury relaxation-filled evening! A rich dark amber fragrance with vanilla, tonka, and hints of musk. These are enhanced by notes of labdanum, frankincense, sandalwood, tobacco and patchouli warmed by exotic spices including nutmeg, cinnamon and cumin. 

    The Modest Archive has an array of candles that are vegan and cruelty-free. This sweet honey and amber candle has every ingredient that when marinated together screams comfort and luxury. 

    Here are the scents in this candle: 

    - Top notes: white freesia, bergamot, chamomile

    - Heart notes: honeyed amber, almond, tonka bean

    - Base notes: vanilla crème, creamy sandalwood

    2. Practicing mindfulness

    Now that we have the perfect setting and candle, the next is to clear your mind. Candles provide a multisensory experience that amplifies relaxation, but without clearing the mind, it will be impossible to benefit to the fullest. 

    Mindfulness is the practice of being fully immersed and present in the current moment, aware of where we are and what we are doing. It not only has emotional benefits, it also has cognitive, professional, and interpersonal benefits. Practicing mindfulness is a way to gently train yourself to be present in the current moment. It relaxes the body and reduces stress. As thoughts arise, acknowledge them and let them float away, returning your focus to the current moment. With time and practice, it will create a deep sense of presence and relaxation. 

    3. Creating a routine 

    Meditation is not for everyone. Perhaps what relaxes and soothes you is different. You may enjoy journaling, or reading or doing some skincare. Whatever it is, what matters most is presence. Give yourself permission to enjoy whatever it is you are doing. Designate this specific time of the day to yourself, and be guilt-free.

    How do I take care of a candle? 

    Trimming the wicks of your candles and extinguishing it correctly is vital to prevent soot buildup and increase the longevity of the candle. Trimming the wicks will control the burn for the best scent, allowing you to make the most of your candle. Buy your wick trimmer and candle snuffer at Riwaya today!

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    Q1: How to buy Islamic candles online?

    Buying a candle online can be tricky, but here at Riwaya, we pride ourselves on making your shopping experience easier and smoother. Buy your candles on our online marketplace from our trusted vendors. 

    Q2: How long can you burn a candle in a closed room?

    The safest time to let a candle burn is 2 hours. If you exceed, do not let it burn for no more than 4 hours. Ensure your candle is clear of debris with a wick trimmer and leave the candle in a well-ventilated room. 

    Q3: What candle scents help with relaxation and sleep?

    Scents such as lavender, chamomile, vanilla, bergamot, sandalwood and jasmine have been a popular choice for relaxation and sleep due to their calming effects. 

    Q4: Which candle is best for the bedroom?

    Candles with scents such as lavender and chamomile is perfect to unwind and relax in the day. The key thing is that the bedroom must be filled with aromatic notes that allow you to feel peace and tranquil. Day in the Spa recreates all those special feels from the Spa wrapped up into one candle!

    Q5: How to sell Islamic candles online?

    Check out this 6-step checklist for starting your online candle business in 2023. If you have successfully begun your business, join our premium online marketplace to boost your sales and reach a larger audience!

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