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How to Care for your Candle

Looking to make the most out of your candles? Here are our expert tips for keeping their scent strong and making them last longer! As you can imagine, here at Yougi, we take candles pretty seriously. As well as only crafting the highest quality vegan wax candles, we’re also extremely passionate about what happens once we’re finished hand pouring them!  Each and every one of ours is formulated using the power of aromatherapy at its core. Cruelty-free. No paraffin wax. No unnecessary chemicals. Just premium ingredients and a lot of time towards creating something that we know you’ll love. And with so much care in every jar, we want you to be able to enjoy their mood-boosting properties for as...

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Our Sustainable Self Care Edit

At Yougi, we are conscious of our impact and committed to improving our relationship with the natural world by using sustainability sourced essential oils (made in the UK) and natural eco soy wax.  Raising awareness and inspiring  conscious lifestyle choices. Click here to view our range.  If you are feeling inspired to make your self care routine more sustainable, check out the amazing products below by  Bohemia And Flower , Mother Root, Milly And Sissy and TYH London below. BOHEMIA & FLOWER Bohemia & Flower Small Soap Bundle contains two individual bars of handmade vegan soap made in Faversham, Kent. Gift wrapped in a sustainable & fully reusable, plant dyed Furoshiki fabric wrap. Bohemia & Flower’s founder, Katy, is committed...

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My Calming Toolkit

At Yougi we are all about helping you stress less by giving you time and space to tune in. Emily, the Founder of Yougi here.  I wasn’t born calm. I’m naturally a bit of a worrier, candle burning at both ends kind of girl. It’s got me feeling very anxious and burn out a few times in my life. Even now I see it as something I have to manage daily and it seems I’m not alone. One thing I know is if you are not a naturally calm person, then you have to try and learn to create calm. I see this as my ‘calm toolkit’. My general wellbeing - good sleep, enough energy, and my mood all contribute...

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Using Scent to Set Intentions

  According to neuroscientist Tara Swart, MD, our sense of smell is the most emotive—meaning it stirs up memories—because the olfactory nerve goes directly from the nose to the part of the brain that connects memory and emotion in the limbic system. “The limbic system is the intuitive, emotional system of the brain, so use your intuition to guide you to the candle that feels right for you today or depending on what you are doing regarding work, winding down or needing energy or to de-stress,” she explains. “The beauty of neuroplasticity is that we can create new aroma-mood combinations by anchoring a particular candle to a particular activity.” This is the idea behind our collections designed to provide emotional wellness...

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9 key elements for a Healthy Mind

You probably already invest a lot of time and energy into your skincare, healthcare, and haircare; researching, perfecting your routine and finding out what works best for you. But, what about your mental health and brain care? Why we were prioritising what’s on our heads, over what’s in our heads? Mind-care covers all the actions and behaviours that contribute to a healthy brain. A healthy brain is a 360 thing, so mind care also covers diet, breath, mindfulness, rest, movement, compassion, learning, digital diet, and self-care.  Choosing to make is part of your daily routine protects your mental and physical health, now—and for your future.  Why Mind care matters Your brain impacts how you feel on a daily basis. It...

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