Why Shopping Sustainable Matters: The Beauty of Eco-Friendly Candles | Verte Mode

Why Shopping Sustainable Matters: The Beauty of Eco-Friendly Candles | Verte Mode

POV: You step into a fragrance and skincare store, and you become overwhelmed at the sight of thousands of lotions, soaps, and candles spread throughout. As you take a breath, you are immediately hit with various aromas, and suddenly, you begin to feel a bit lightheaded. Unfortunately, the majority of conventional candles contain toxic ingredients that can trigger these headaches and discomfort.


From zero-waste products to sustainable fashion, people are actively seeking ways to reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to the well-being of our planet. The popularity of eco-friendly candles has captured the attention of conscious consumers and all for good reasons. Goodbye to conventional paraffin wax candles, containing toxic emitting ingredients. A new version of candles has emerged, crafted from natural ingredients like soy and beeswax.

3 Reasons Why You Should Opt For Eco-Friendly Candles

You may be asking yourself, “What’s so special about sustainable candles?”, well glad you asked! Let's take a deep dive on some of the reasons why:

  1. Environmental Impact: Unlike paraffin candles, eco-friendly candles are made from materials that are naturally sourced. This is a great thing, as we see less demand for non-renewable fossil fuels. With the rise of sustainable goods such as candles, you’re partaking in the eco-conscious effort to minimize environmental harm.
  2. Non-Toxic Ingredients: Traditional candles often release harmful chemicals when burned, contributing to harmful indoor air quality. You get the best of both worlds using natural ingredient candles as they are not only better quality but are much safer for you and your loved ones.
  3. Long Lasting: Both soy and beeswax candles are known to significantly burn longer than candles made from paraffin wax. In the long run, sustainable candles are much more cost-effective which is a win-win for both you and the planet.

    The Beauty of Sustainable Candle Crafting

    What makes eco-friendly candles so much more captivating is the craftsmanship in making them. From the selection of 100% natural ingredients to the creative use of recycled or biodegradable packaging, sustainable candle making is a labor of love, made with intention, using only the wonderful materials mother nature has to offer.

    Creating a Peaceful Space

    Eco-friendly candles can be utilized for much more than just their fragrance, they offer an array of opportunities to enhance our surroundings. Incorporating candles into our daily routine whether that be during our down-time or practicing meditation, can create a soothing ambiance that promotes ultimate relaxation and lowers stress.

    Our Top Candle Favorites

    Orchid + Ash HEARTH Natural Candle – Verte Mode:

    The perfect addition to any space, light up your room with this excellent fragrance-holding candle. Enjoy the fragrance and ambiance, made from non-toxic ingredients that are safe for you and your space.

    Busy Bees Candle Company Votive Candles – Verte Mode: Votive Candles are hand poured using 100% pure, locally sourced beeswax. Their flickering lights create a charming, enchanting effect, perfect for any dinner gatherings, weddings, romantic dinners, and more!

    Urban Pulse Cedarwood Natural Soy Wax Candle 9oz – Verte ModeA natural essential oil candle evoking an earthy, woodsy, spicy citrus aroma that is warming, cleansing and emotionally grounding. This vegan and cruelty free candle is the perfect soothing scent, helping relieve stress.

    Eco-friendly candles are also more versatile, as they can be used for aromatherapy, massage, or decoration. They are the perfect choice for anyone who loves candles and cares about the planet. You can shop these top selections on Verte Mode along with all your every-day apparel, home decor and beauty needs. We’re on a mission to make sustainable shopping more accessible, we hope you join us! 

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