Why we love it: Collection of hand-made candles based on the 22 cards of the Major Arcana of the Tarot deck (Latin arcānus– mystery). These 22 cards can be interpreted as a person’s spiritual path from birth to perfection. The candle is marked with number 8 of the Major Arcana – Strength.
Head Note: Geranium, Grapefruit, Lilac, Vanilla
Heart Note: Patchouli, Saffron
Base Notes: Cedar
The victory of the spirit over physical strength, the victory of compassion and empathy over egocentrism, the victory of honor and nobleness over blind pursuit of a goal – all of this is encompassed by the archetype of Strength. The archetype of Strength encourages to curb one’s egocentrism, passions and desires, to hear and emphatically perceive the loved ones, friends and colleagues. Tenderness, understanding and forgiveness can tame even the most predacious beast of hostile life circumstances.
Natural Soy Wax · Eco Friendly · Cruelty Free · Vegan · Kosher · 60 Hours Burning · Hand Crafted · No Toxic Chemicals · Burns in Lower Temperature · Paraffin Free
Made in LithuaniaKey Fragrance Notes
Grapefruit helps to open the heart, frees from sadness, nervousness and anxiety. The energy of grapefruit’s fragrance boosts optimism, natural charm and self-confidence, restores aura after serious illness or emotional stress. Grapefruit essential oil is recommended when in need of spiritual warmth. In magic grapefruit is particularly related to the ability to attract love.
Vanilla, in ancient times healers used vanilla’s fragrance for treating mental illnesses and nervous breakdowns. Vanilla’s aroma is believed to induce the feeling of safety at the subconscious level and to relieve from anxiety and fears. If you are willing to talk to someone sincerely, want a person to open up to you and trust you, scenting the room with vanilla will help.
Lilac, the cleansing aroma of lilac has been used in magic rituals for removing spells and illusions, for revealing the truth. The fragrance of lilac boosts the mood, promotes the ideas of common good and partnership and raises the mood and personality to a higher spiritual level.
Patchouli Essential Oil intensifies sensuality, helps to heal from frigidity and impotence. Patchouli essential oil creates an atmosphere of peacefulness, tranquility and love. It also helps to stimulate potency and erogenous zones by enriching the partners’ erotic contact with new colors. Since ancient times patchouli has been believed to attract wealth.
Cedar has a soothing, invigorating and rejuvenating effect, gives a sense of comfort, therefore it is recommended for sufferers of irrational fears, aggression, hysteria, anger or other physiologically inconsistent phenomena, as well as insomnia. It symbolizes abundance and prosperity. Cedar boosts leadership, helps to have faith in oneself, one’s strengths and abilities.
Saffron in Ireland is still used on baby cots, so that the newborn would grow healthy and strong. In Italy saffron is thrown on the bride and the groom, as it is considered an aphrodisiac that boosts fertility. Arabs, Berbers and the Persians give saffron as a wedding gift for ensuring fertility. The Romans valued the aroma of saffron and considered it to be “gently soothing”, often compared by poets with the soft colors of sunrise or sunset.
Geranium helps to decrease stress and to release pleasant memories. Balances emotions and at the same time calms, brings back inner tranquility and hope. Decreases the fear to love, to commit and be abandoned, helps to become more loving. The aroma of geranium helps to open up one’s heart and relieve painful memories from the past. It also decreases mood swings.Your Ritual
Included with this candle you will find another Tarot card, which, together with with Strength, may suggest how and at what level the archetype of Strength manifests itself in your life. Suggested affirmations and the magical grapefruit, vanilla, lilac, geranium, patchouli, cedar, saffron fragrance may help to curb one’s egocentrism, passions and desires, to hear and emphatically perceive the loved ones, friends and colleagues. After burning the candle, wipe the jar with hot water so that you can reset it for a new life and use it at your home.
Source: Skin Matter
Hydrogenated soybean oil (soy wax), Perfume.
Together with this soy wax candle you will get: a detailed description of the candle’s purpose, a description of the magical aroma’s meanings, a card from the Tarot card deck for unique Tarot cards reading experience, a simple meditation/affirmation ritual to help you reveal the powers of the aromatic candle that will balance and harmonize your energies.Packaging
Recyclable and handmade food grade porcelain glass with cardboard box, paper sheets, Tarot card and silk paper.
Smells Like Spells is a modern perfumery, candle and incense brand. Each product is handcrafted, following original recipes combining traditional folk wisdom and experience.
Fair trade: Fairly produced in Lithuania.
Environmentally friendly: They only use natural ingredients.
Locally produced: Locally produced in Lithuania.
Vegan: This brand is vegan, and doesn't test on animals.
Skin Matter is an online skincare & self-care shop. They were founded in the heart of Berlin on July 1st, 2020. It is their mission to bring your skincare routine to a totally different level. The founder Olga Zilinska wants to give a voice to the truly innovative, indie brands from Europe. All the brands on her website are cruelty-free, and use natural ingredients.
Shipping rate: €15 in the EU and free for orders over €120.
Delivery time: 2-8 business days in the EU.
Address: No physical store.