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What to Look for When Shopping for A Soy Wax Candle

Soy wax candles are a great alternative to paraffin wax candles because they're made from soybean oil instead of petroleum. They burn cleaner than traditional paraffin wax candles, making them safer for indoor use. And unlike paraffin wax candles which need to be replaced frequently, soy wax candles last anywhere from 6 to 12 weeks depending on the candle type.

They're also environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non-toxic, and odorless. So not only are they safe for indoor use, but they're also eco-friendly.

There are many different types of soy wax candles available today and each type burns differently, so there's no single best type of soy wax candle. But here are some things to consider when shopping for a soy wax candle:

1. Choose a scent that matches your lifestyle.

2. Consider the color of the soy wax candle. Some soy wax candles come in white or clear glass containers, while others come in opaque jars. White or clear glass containers usually cost more, but they're better for displaying your soy wax candle in front of a mirror. 

3. Check out the wick length. Most soy wax candles come with either a short or long wick. 

4. Consider the shape of the soy wax candle container. Pillar candles are tall and narrow, while votive candles are round and wide. 

5. Consider the price of the soy wax candle before buying. There are many factors that go into determining the price of a soy wax candle, including the brand name, the size of the jar, the quality of the soy wax, and the packaging.

6. Be wary of cheap soy wax candles. Cheap soy wax candles often contain chemicals that aren't listed on the label. These chemicals can cause health problems, so it's important to purchase a soy wax candle that doesn't contain these harmful additives.

7. Read the labels carefully. You should find information on the soy wax candle package regarding the ingredients, manufacturing processes, and any hazardous substances.

8. Ask the retailer questions if you have concerns before purchasing a soy wax candle.