Massage candles are made with a combination of essential oils and butters they are a great way to nourish your skin and help relax.
As opposed to hot wax that is used in most candles that are made with paraffin wax, massage candles melt to form wax that can be used to moisturise the skin.
These candles have a low melting point and does not burn the skin. They are ideal to use during both summers and winters.
The candle must be lit and left for a while for the wax to melt, after which you blow the candle and pour the oil onto a plate or use clean fingers to take it directly from the container. Keeping your hands clean is important as you wouldn’t want to contaminate the candle.
Basil’s Sacred Mogra Massage Candle
A relaxing massage after a long a hectic day is the best thing one could ask for, we at Basil have made an aromatic massage candle that refreshes your senses and helps in rejuvenating your skin.The candle contains Mogra (jasmine) essential oil, Mango butter, Shea butter, Avocado oil, Soy wax and Olive oil.
The benefits of above ingredients are as follows:
Mogra (Jasmine) essential oil: A plant that is believed to have originated in Iran is known to have several benefits such as an antidepressant due to its aromatic fragrance. It is widely used in aromatherapy around the world. Some studies have shown that Jasmine contains antiseptic properties and can be used as a home remedy for cramps.
Mango butter: A fruit butter that is widely used for the deep nourishment it provides to the skin, a fantastic ingredient to protect the skin during winter and has a subtle aroma to it. It contains Vitamins A and C that contribute in skin regeneration and helps soothe skin from sun burns too.
Shea Butter: Originating from the Shea tree in the African continent, Shea butter has been used in moisturizer, lotions and various cosmetic products. It is known to treat acne and blemishes on the skin, restore elasticity and soften the skin, reduce stretch marks and skin inflammation. Shea butter contains Vitamins A and E that help protect the skin from the sun’s ultraviolet rays.
Avocado oil: This superfood is packed with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and helps the skin to stay supple, moisturised and calm skin itches as well. It protects skin from damage caused by ultraviolet rays while hydrating it.
Soy wax: It is known to have a sweet aroma and is used in a variety of beauty products. It is known to smooth texture of the skin, maintain skin’s elasticity. It also has a low melting point that prevents skin burn.
Olive oil: A simple cooking oil that is packed with Vitamins A, D, K and E. Olive oil deeply moisturises the skin, keeps it hydrated, and is rich in antioxidants.
As explained above, each of our ingredients is filled with amazing benefits which shows the care and thought we put into each of our products.