Balance and Our Health!

Cynthias shotAs a women business owner I’m well aware of the struggles women face in the workplace or while running their own business.  The demands that society places on us can be daunting, to say the least.   I’ve met some incredible women over the years, had mentors that were very successful, not only in business but in other aspects of life as well.  What I’ve noticed about the most successful women I know is that they have a common thread that seems to run through them all.  I define it as balance.
They have a balanced approach to life even when faced with challenges or obstacles.  Here at Laguna Candles we’ve created our new, big “Why” and we call it “Enlightened Living”.  As our business continues to grow and we embrace the concept of becoming a global brand, I’ve come to realize that to be enlightened is a true anchor point for me and my company.
To be enlightened means to be balanced, thoughtful, and considerate of others. It also means being patient, humble, loving & kind. Especially when the world says you should be otherwise.  Find time to breathe, to walk, to meditate, travel and enjoy your love ones while you can.  I guarantee the world and all its challenges will wait.

Sharie Hendricks, Owner & Founder of Laguna Candles

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Breathe Ourselves Healthier! Heart Health Month 2015

IMG_20141005_185825_resizedIn honor of February ” Heart Health Month 2015″  here at Laguna Candles  wanted to share a few thoughts regarding the importance of taking care our ourselves. I  was startled by the statistics that 1 in 3 women die of Heart Disease.  What is even more startling is that it can be prevented. It is the number one killer of women and more deadly than all forms of Cancer.  Below are eight ways that we can control our risk.

1.  Get active!

2. Get our cholesterol in control!

3.Eat better!

4.Manage Blood pressure!.

5.Lose weight!

6. Reduce blood sugar!

7.If you smoke, stop!

8. Slow down, take a deep breath and light an aromatherapy candle!

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Three Advantages of Private Branding

Laguna Candles is committed to  understanding and meeting the needs of our clients through our Private Label program. There are many advantages of Private label Branding, and below are three  that we have found to be very beneficial.

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1. Loyalty

Private label branding is one way to build customer loyalty from people who like your products. High quality brands with limited accessibility to a large customer base help you gain loyalty from core customers. Your customers feel attached to your brand and product.

2. High Margins

Private label Branding is one way to separate yourself from competitors. One of the greatest attributes of private labels is that you inherently have an exclusive right to sell the products. If you market the brand well and create demand for it.  This contributes to your ability to charge premium prices.

3. Wholesaler

With the right quantity  you could operate as a wholesaler of your brand and offer limited access to other retailers who pay you premium acquisition costs for the right to carry your Private Label Candles This not only generates more income, but it also spreads the exposure of your brand even further. A relationship with a high volume re-seller can lead to more customers buying your Private label Candles.

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Six Candle Safety Tips!

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Laguna Candles was founded on the desire to offer a collection of the finest Fragrant Candles.  All of our candles are comprised of soy wax blends, unbleached cotton wicks and  the best natural extracts to create unforgettable scents for your home. One suggestion when burning your scented or unscented  candle is to enjoy, but always use caution. Laguna Candles would like to offer six helpful tips to keep your home safe while enjoying your candle burning experience.

1.  Never leave burning candles unattended.

2. Keep candles well out of the reach of children and pets.

3. Never place your burning candle on or near anything that can catch fire, such as bedding, drapes, books, or paper.

4. Trim your candles wick while wax is firm and cooled off.

5.Place your candles away from drafts and flammable objects.

6. Place your candle on a flat, heat resistant stable surface.

We hope that these suggestions are helpful, and Laguna Candles look forward to a GLOWING candle  burning year!

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Four Reasons To Bring a Hostess Gift

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A gift for your Host or Hostess is  a great    way of showing your appreciation for  their   hospitality.  Although some might feel that bringing a Hostess gift is some what out dated, here are a few reasons why we might feel differently.

1. It acknowledges the consideration shown by your Host to invite you.

2. It shows your gratitude for the time and effort extended by your Host.

3. It’s Polite.

4. Its a way of thanking them for their hospitality.

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Luxury Scents with Intent!

IMG_20141005_185825_resizedUnlike some other aromatic woods, sandalwood (a class of fragrant woods from trees in the genus Santalum) keeps its rich, sweet and warm scent for decades.  Sandalwood oil serves as the base note that both enhances them and helps them last longer. As a harmonizing agent, it brings together other aromas, without overpowering them. All these qualities make sandalwood oil one of the most valuable ingredients of the high-end natural fragrance products.

Speaking about luxury scented candles, sandalwood appears as one of the most refined fragrances, capable to make a divine atmosphere in your personal space. According to some of the traditions of the East, its sensual flavor calms and focuses the mind and relieves anxiety, which makes it perfect  for the quick recovery from a hard day. Besides, it can can nicely complement a romantic evenings, by relieving tension and mental blocks.

Here at Laguna Candles  we can private label our 11oz. or 14oz. standard candle and make a memorable  statement for your brand.  With our generous 13% fragrance load customers will be  instantly enveloped in the memory of your brand and they will never forget you.

Our proprietary blend of natural waxes, essential oils and cotton wicks create a clean  burning candle with an exceptional scent throw. Each luxury scented candle will elevate your senses.

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Scented Candles, Why?

20140929_183122_resizedScented candles make great hostess gifts. You know what happens when you are invited to a friend’s home for dinner? Why not take an unexpected gift. With scented candles, you don’t have to worry. If anyone surprises you with a gift, you have something lovely to give in return. Extra scented candles are a great way to treat yourself after the holidays.
Scented candles are great for decorating your home. If you want to make your home light up, smell great, and look great, beautiful scented candles are a wonderful option. You can group them together as a centerpiece.
Laguna Candle’s Scented candles are great for hard-to-shop for people. You know the ones: you can’t think of a thing to get them. Scented candles are wonderful because everyone loves them: teens love scented candles, men love them, women love them, and couples love them. When you don’t know what to get, buy scented candles. They’re always sure to please.
Scented candles are great year round, during the Summer, Citrus scents like our signature scent Laguna Paradise as well as Coastal scents. During the Fall and Winter, the cozy comfort of a Woodsy, Spicy and Pumpkin fragrance adds to the ambiance of your home. Nothing over powering, but a nice clean relaxing fragrance throughout.

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