Best known for its red roses and chocolate gifts, Valentine’s Day is celebrated by couples around the world.
While national COVID-19 restrictions mean that fancy dinners and romantic staycations are off the cards this year, there are still lots of things you can do to show someone special, just how much you love them.
Below, we take a look at three of the top reasons why you should incorporate scent into your stay-at-home Valentine’s Day plans this year.
The little details count
With COVID-19 throwing a spanner in the works, it really does fall down to the little things this Valentine’s Day to give you the wow factor. After being at home for so long, doing something like burning a candle or wax melt can really go a long way to change the ambiance that you’ve become so familiar with.
Scent can affect mood
Scent is a powerful tool for lifting moods and can go a long way to set the scene for romance. Think about it, nobody likes to walk into a room which smells like burnt food but, walking into a room which is filled with your favourite smell can instantly improve your mood. There are also particular fragrances linked to fulfilling romantic experiences including blackcurrant, rose, amber, vanilla, passionfruit and lavender.
Many of us associate certain smells with certain situations or events that have happened. For example, you may associate the smell from a particular flower with your first date. These happy memories, which can be triggered by scent, could help you create a super romantic gesture for your partner this Valentine’s Day.
Even though we will be celebrating differently this year, there are still plenty of ways that you can celebrate with your partner this Valentine’s Day.
Whatever you and your partner decide to do, we hope that you are able incorporate scent, after all, it will make the room smell nice if nothing else!