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Choosing a Soy Wax Candle

Soy wax candles are made from soybean oil and essential oils. They're available in many different scents and sizes.

There are two types of soy wax candles: pure and blends. Pure soy wax candles are made from 100% soybeans. They are non-toxic soy and contain no petroleum distillates, mineral oil, synthetic fragrance, or dyes.

Natural soy wax candles burn cleaner than soy wax blends because they use only soybean oil. As well natural soy wax candles last longer..

When shopping for soy wax candles, consider these factors:

• Size - Choose a small soy wax candle for everyday use and a large soy wax candle for special occasions.

• Shape - Votive candles are great for decorating tables, mantels, and shelves. Jar candles are perfect for indoor lighting. Tea lights are ideal for outdoor use. Hurricane candles are great for holiday decorations.

• Color - White soy wax candles are popular for everyday use. 

• Scent - Consider scent when buying soy wax candles. Fragrances include citrus, floral, spice, vanilla, and woodsy.

• Price - Prices vary depending on the type of soy wax candle and its size.

• Safety - Make sure you purchase soy wax candles from reputable companies. Avoid cheap brands sold at discount stores.

• Burn Time - Many soy wax candles are labeled with the burn time.

• Maintenance - Keep your soy wax candles away from heat sources and direct sunlight. Store them in a cool dry place.

• Storage - Don't store soy wax candles near open flames.

• Shipping - Buy soy wax candles online from trusted sellers.