Posts Categorized: Candles

Smell and Psychology

At Milkhouse Candles & More, we love fragrances! We know that certain smells can remind us of different places or times. So, we thought we’d take a deeper look at the psychology of smell and how it affects us. The Science of Smell When we detect a smell with our nose, the olfactory neurons in… Read more »

The History of Candles: Part 2

In our previous blog post, we discussed the beginning of candles dating back to the Ancient Egyptians and Romans. For this post, we will continue with the history of candles through the 19th and 20th centuries up to today. 19th Century Candles Many of the major developments impacting contemporary candlemaking occurred during the 19th century…. Read more »

The History of Candles: Part 1

Candles have been used for light and illumination for more than 5,000 years. However, little is known about their origin. It is believed that the first candles were developed either by the Ancient Egyptians or the Romans. Through the years, candles have continued to evolve from being a necessity to more of an item for… Read more »