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    Save Your Money And Make These Cute Little DIY Aromatherapy Candles By Yourself

    Time to unleash your inner potions master!

    Candle lovers and appreciators of good smells, unite: we've created four recipes for making your very own aromatherapy flower candles.


    First, here's the basic recipe for creating a delicious-smelling, mood-boosting candle:


    ・4 square glass containers

    ・400g clear gel wax

    ・400g soy wax

    ・Dried flowers

    ・Colored eyeshadow

    ・Essential oils


    1. On a medium heat on a stovetop, melt the clear gel wax.

    2. Dab a small amount of melted gel wax onto the end of a candle wick and place the wick at the center of a square mold. Once the wick is secured, fill the mold with melted wax.

    3. Let it sit for about 15 minutes — or until the gel wax solidifies — then remove from mold. Use a knife to dice the gel into cubes that can fit into the glass container with ample space.

    4. Decorate the space between the gel wax and the glass with dried flowers of your choice.

    5. Reheat the remaining gel wax and pour over dry flowers. Pour until half full.

    6. While cooling the gel down, melt the soy wax over medium heat.

    7. Scrape colored eye shadow into the melted soy wax and mix until fully dissolved.

    8. Add a couple of drops of your favorite essential oil into the colored soy wax and mix well. (Aroma recipes for relaxation, romance, motivation, and happiness are written below!)

    9. Pour the colored and scented soy wax over the decorated gel wax and let it sit until completely solid.

    10. Cut the wick to the appropriate length, and light the candle to enjoy!

    Below, we created four aromatherapy candle recipes to fit your every mood:


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    For when you want to unwind and relax.

    Essential oils:

    3 drops of lavender

    3 drops of cedar wood


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    For when you want to feel sexy:

    Essential oils:

    3 drops of lavender

    2 drops of ylang ylang

    2 drops of geranium


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    When you want to wake up and feel motivated:

    Essential oils:

    2 drops of ylang ylang

    2 drops of lemon

    1 drop of peppermint


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    When you want a little boost of happiness.

    Essential oils:

    4 drops of grapefruit

    2 drops of eucalyptus

    1 drop of juniper berry

    To see the process in action, here's the video – with English subtitles!

    View this video on YouTube

    This post was translated from Japanese.

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