Ditch and Switch: Candles

Candles can be as harmful for your health as smoking! You are the gatekeeper to your home, so what are you choosing to fill it with?

Benefits of Diffusers instead of candles

1. No fire hazards! No hot wax or flames. That already makes it safer. I’ve heard horror stories about how candles have set homes on fire and how candles have caused burn injuries to children and adults. You can leave your diffuser on overnight without the fear of the house catching on fire!

2. Essential oils have therapeutic benefits, and can actually aid in your and your family’s health and wellness. Some examples: RC essential oil can help clear up your airways and breathe better. Lavender essential oil can create a calming environment and aid in sleep. Purification essential oil can clean the air by breaking down free radicals that contribute to the growth of harmful bacteria.

3. Contrary to popular belief, using oils and diffusers are actually cheaper than buying candles!! A common misconception is that essential oils are too expensive and the cheaper option is to go with candles. Not only are diffusers better for your health, but it actually ends up being cheaper!! Check out this cost analyses (credit: Jordan Jean):

candle conversion to essential oils

Any candle scent that you know and love can be recreated using essential oils!! Here are some popular diffuser recipes to replace your fave candles:

Bath and Body Works Candle diffuser recipe dupes

FALLING LEAVES: 4 drops Northern Lights Black Spruce, 4 drops Orange, 2 drops Clove

FLANNEL: 4 drops Bergamot, 3 drops Northern Lights Black Spruce, 3 drops Orange

FRESH BALSAM: 3 drops Balsam Fir, 2 drops Eucalyptus, 2 drops Cedarwood, 2 drops Citrus Fresh

MARSHMALLOW FIRESIDE: 5 drops Vanilla, 3 drops Pine, 1 Cedarwood

PUMPKIN CUPCAKE: 5 drops Orange, 3 drops Clove, 2 drops Cinnamon Bark, 2 drops Ginger

SUGARED SNICKERDOODLE: 4 drops Vanilla, 3 drops Cinnamon Bark, 2 drops Ginger

SWEATER WEATHER: 4 drops Sage, 3 drop Juniper, 2 drops Eucalyptus, 1 drop Cypress

THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS: 4 drops Pine, 3 drops Cinnamon Bark, 3 drops Vanilla

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