• Candles,  Tips and tricks

    Making candles: Let’s add colour

    Candles can by personalized not only by scent but also by colour. The sky’s the limit, and the possibilities are endless! You might recall that in our post on different types of wax, we recommend using white wax if you plan to add colorants. About candle dye chips We recently added dye chips to our line of candle-making products. Our dye chips add intense colour to the wax, saturating it fully to ensure the colour is even. The available colours are: Ivory, Pale pink, Orange, Cinnamon red, Lavender,Hunter green, Blue, Hunter green and Black. Each chip dyes between 200 and 500 grams of wax. You can add more or less depending on the colour…

  • Candles,  Tips and tricks

    How to make scented candles

    Making scented candles One of the reasons we love candles is their delightful fragrance! The possibilities are endless: you can create a relaxing, mouth-watering, energizing, or sensual atmosphere simply by choosing different essential oils or aromatic essences. Essential oils or aromatic essences? What’s the difference between an essential oil and an aromatic essence? Essential oils possess the properties of the plants from which they are extracted (anti-bacterial, relaxing, antiviral, etc.). Aromatic essences are fragrances: they have a pleasant scent, but no properties. So ask yourself whether you want just a scent or both a scent and an effect. For example, a citronnella candle will repel mosquitoes, and a candle scented…

  • Beginner,  Body,  Home,  Summer recipes,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    Natural mosquito repellent

    The good weather means swimming pools, beaches, festivals, camping, and MOSQUITOES! Now the skeeters may be happy to see us, but the feeling is definitely not mutual. Conventional mosquito repellants are effective, but they contain products such as DEET, which is toxic, irritates the mucous membranes, and has been scientifically proven to be neurotoxic. So we propose an effective natural alternative that will prevent mosquito bites this summer without endangering the health of you or your family. It’s effective for one or two hours, depending on the individual, the temperature, and the level of activity. Caution: fractionated coconut oil does not stain clothing, but that is not true for all…