| by adam gibbs | october 15, 2023 |

safe and sustainable

are soy blend candles toxic?

in this article, we explore soy and coconut wax blend candles - an eco-friendly decor choice that enhances wellbeing. let's dive into the many reasons soy and coconut wax blend candles create a harmonious environment for your home.

 
 

non-toxic air from soy blend candles

soy and coconut blended wax candles are not toxic. traditional paraffin candles release toxins when burning, including carcinogens like benzene. studies link benzene to health issues, even in waxed furniture. these toxins infiltrate living spaces as soot, harming air quality.

paraffin candle soot carries respiratory risks, especially for vulnerable groups like children and elderly. the petro-carbon particles can get trapped in lungs. soy wax, however, burns clean without this toxic soot. additionally, many report paraffin wax triggers headaches. soy blend candles offer a non-toxic solution, emitting no hazardous fumes.

overall, soy coconut wax candles enhance wellbeing for your indoor air. their lack of carcinogens and soot creates a tranquil environment without the harsh toxins of paraffin wax.

eco-friendly soy wax origins

our soy and coconut blend candles use all-natural, renewable ingredients. soy wax derives from soybeans, while coconut wax comes from coconuts. this contrasts paraffin wax, which originates from nonrenewable petroleum oil.

by utilizing plant-based waxes, we reduce reliance on fossil fuels. at parker + gibbs, our candles are also vegan, crafted without any animal products.

 Soybeans in marble bowl, cut coconut, and green foliate on wood table.

extended burn time from soy wax

longevity sets soy blend candles apart. their lower melting point enables 35-50% longer burn times versus paraffin. the cooler soy wax temperature results in candles lasting significantly longer.

though initially pricier based on size, soy candles offer cost-effective value long-term. fewer replacements needed thanks to their extended lifespan. you get more hours of enjoyment from our soy wax, with its consistent burn and minimal wasted wax. experience an elevated candle experience optimized for efficiency.

pure fragrance from soy wax candles

soy blend candles fill spaces with long-lasting, inviting scents. the lower melting point allows more fragrant liquid wax to pool around wicks. this enables stronger scent throw as the candle burns. essential oils release from both the wax and wicks, creating a potent, pure aroma.

without petroleum soot, soy wax also provides truer fragrance. experience elevated ambiance with captivating scents. our artisanal soy candles offer a sensory experience that sophisticates surroundings. many prefer soy wax aromas over paraffin.

 Scented soy wax blend candle with mint, lavender, and essential oil dropper bottle on marble table.

why choose soy blend candles?

soy candles offer numerous benefits perfect for home decor:

  • non-toxic and clean-burning avoiding the issues of paraffin wax toxins and soot.
  • crafted from natural, renewable ingredients like soybeans and coconuts. eco-friendly and sustainable.
  • burn 35-50% longer than paraffin alternatives. get more value from their extended burn times.
  • feature bold, pure scents from essential oils. soy fully absorbs fragrances for an authentic aroma experience.
  • align with modern values of health, sustainability and safety. a fitting choice for conscientious living.
  • provide cozy ambiance with minimal footprint. inviting vibes minus the harsh toxins.

ready to explore the world of soy and coconut wax blend candles? discover our curated selection of candles that embrace the values of style, sustainability, and safety. infuse your living spaces with inviting fragrances and make a positive impact on both your home and the world.

don't forget to check out our candle care guide for tips on maximizing your candle's longevity, safety, and enjoyment.

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adam gibbs is a co-founder of parker + gibbs. he is from southern georgia but has lived in atlanta for the past decade. growing up on a farm, he developed a love for horses and horseback riding. adam also enjoys herb gardening, which he incorporates into his passion for cooking. with a background in commercial real estate, he has pursued interior design as a creative interest for over 5 years.

@adammgibbs | @parkerandgibbs


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