When it comes to shopping for candles, the scent and aroma shouldn’t be the only factor to consider. Candles can be made out of a variety of different waxes, with each wax having different properties that affect the performance. Candles can be made from paraffin wax, soy wax, palm wax, and granulated wax just to name a few.
Here are 3 reasons you should switch to Soy Wax Candles
1. SOY IS AN ALL-NATURAL, ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVE
2. SOY WAX CANDLES ARE NON-TOXIC
If you are a candle lover like we are you should know that not all candles are good for your health. As the most common ingredient in the industry, paraffin comes with some unwelcome side effects for all individuals but in particular those who have allergies, asthma and suffer from lung diseases. When a paraffin candle is lit it begins to release chemicals such as toluene and benzene from the wax into the air (Massoudi and Hamidi 2021, 1-2). As a sustainable and animal-friendly alternative to paraffin and beeswax candles, soy wax is a health-conscious option that will not impact your air quality indoors.
3. SOY PROVIDES A CLEANER AND LONGER BURN
When you light a paraffin wax candle, you may notice that it gives off black soot
when it burns. Being petroleum-based, it produces air pollution that with consistent usage over time can impact the appearance of your walls, curtains as well as carpets. On the other hand, one of the well-known benefits of soy wax is that it produces a cleaner burn. While they are often priced higher than their counterparts, soy wax candles have a lifespan of up to 50% longer making them a cost-efficient choice in the long run.
7 Best Soy Candles for a Cozy, Nontoxic Night In
Here at Verte Mode, we are all about alleviating positive emotions and so with that, we have come up with the top seven soy wax candles that can sure bring you in the mood:
Urban Pulse Cedarwood Natural Soy Wax Candle-Verte Mode - The natural essential oil candle that elicits earthy, woodsy, spicy citrus aroma that is “warming, cleansing and emotionally grounding.” The wood wicks create an ambiance of the cracking of the wood while sitting around a campfire. It brings that peaceful feeling of the great outdoors right in the comforts of your home!
Verte Mode Sustainability Review: We give Cedarwood Natural Soy Wax Candle a 6 out of 6. This hand poured using pure soy wax from soybean grown in the US is non toxic, clean burn but more importantly, free of harmful toxins, carcinogens and pollutants.
Mum Tin Candle-Mrs Meyers - When we think of Mrs. Meyers products, we think of cleaning products but do you know that they also have scented candles made from plant-derived soy wax and essential oils? This Mum Tin candle has the garden-fresh mum scent that is warm and spicy but also floral and herby.
Verte Mode Sustainability Review: We give this fresh garden scent a 6 out of 6. Mrs. Meyers is known for its earth friendly products and this plant based candles will sure keep our environment clean with its recyclable packaging and thoughtfully chosen ingredients. It also comes in recyclable packaging.
Aromatherapy Candle with Pink Glass Jar - Benevolence LA - The eucalyptus and orange scent mixed with herbal clary sage and musky white patchouli will prepare your mind and body for relaxation. Its floral and earthy aroma is going to be helpful in calming nerves and anxiety.
Verte Mode Sustainability Review: We give this candle a 6 out of 6. Benevolence hand-poured vegan candles use the finest blend of essential oils and fragrances for that clean burn. The special combination of pure ingredients and natural soy wax makes this candle free from toxins, paraffin, and harmful residues. For each candle purchased, Benevolence LA donates to their charity partner, which helps stop the spread of human trafficking and provide healing to victims.
Golden Coast - P.F. Candle Take a trip to Big Sur California with this wild sage, Eucalyptus, sea salt, redwood, and palo santo scent. This is great for an easy going vibe anytime of the day.
Verte Mode Sustainability Review: We give this beach inspired wave crashing, bake in the sun candle a 5 out of 6. It's vegan, cruelty-free, and phthalate-free. All of their candles are 100% domestically-grown soy wax.
Maelyn Scented Candle Marine Breeze - Staying within our beach theme, this beautiful candle gives you a jolt of energy as it washes away your fatigue like walking by the beach with the waves between your toes. The lightly sweet violet and ylang-ylang scent with notes of amber, cedarwood, and sandalwood keeps you calm and grounded.
Verte Mode Sustainability Review: We give this gorgeous candle a 5 out of 6. Its renewable, natural plant-based wax and lead-free wicks provide a clean, even, hassle-free burn. The candle glass vessel is also recyclable and will look lovely on display anywhere in your home.
Sunday Morning Minimalist Candle - Brooklyn Candle - Just like its name, this candle will remind you of Sunday morning at a local farmer’s market, sifting through delicious smelling fruits and freshly picked flowers. The scent of pear and bergamot float with notes of jasmine and gardenia topped with amber woods will give us that easy Sunday morning mood.
Verte Mode Sustainability Review: We give this Brooklyn, New York made minimalist candle a 5 out of 6. It is composed of 100% soy wax for an eco-friendly clean burn. They use lead-free cotton wicks and premium fragrance oils infused with essential oils. Their candles are vega, cruelty-free, phthalate-free, and petroleum-free.
Capri Blue Capri Blue Capiz Jar Candle - The whimsical design reminds us of the beauty of an erupting volcano viewed from afar of course or preferably on a nature inspired television show. The tropical fragrance mixed with exotic greens reminds you of the sunny Islands without having to leave your home.
Verte Mode Sustainability Review: We give this beautiful candle with its equally beautiful reusable jar a 5 out of 6. The wax blend is made of soy wax with a small amount of food-grade paraffin. The all natural soy-wax blended formula has been carefully crafted to give us the ultimate fragrance experience.
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