When you close your eyes and think about what a night of “me time” might look like, you might see visions of bubble baths, comfort food and a good book. What’s that in the corner, or on the table next to you? A flickering candle. They’re pretty, yes, but candles can provide more than ambience. Lighting a scented candle can bring on proven benefits such as boosting your mood and helping to reduce stress. The scents of lavender, chamomile, rose and lilac have been shown to help reduce anxiety, for instance. Here are three popular scented candles, and the benefits they bring.