5 Non-Toxic Scented Candles That Are Good For You
Feel the burn... the clean burn, that is, from these toxin-free candles brought to you by brands who believe in creating beautiful products that not only spare your health but that of the earth too. The majority of candles on the market are made from paraffin wax, which releases harmful carcinogens comparable to diesel fuel fumes. But through the use of natural essential oils, beeswax or soy wax and cotton wick, these non-toxic candles work to create a safe and wonderfully scented environment:
Hand-poured in Hong Kong by Doris Ngie, a studying Doctor of Natural Medicine specialising in aromatherapy, MYBU Candles are the first 100% natural and plant-based candles on the market. “Candles are inhaled into the body, it should matter what ingredients are being used to make them,” says Doris.
MYBU Candles are made from a unique soy and vegan wax blend, which works to bring out the best of their plant-based essential oils derived directly from flowers, fruits and herbs. With scents to die for and sleek contemporary packaging that’s biodegradable and reusable, there’s no question that MYBU is changing the game.
Find out more on mybucandle.com
Essencial Candles has partnered with a local bee farm in Hong Kong, where they source beeswax in its most organic and natural form to make their candles. Fun fact: beeswax is known to produce negative ions, which helps to reduce dust particles and toxins in the air. So not only do these candles burn toxin-free, they’re actually helping you get rid of any lurking nasties in your home or workplace.
You’ll also find no synthetic fragrances in any of Essencial’s products, just 100% pure essential oils.
Find out more on essencialcandles.com
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NEOM is all about keeping it clean. From using 100% natural fragrances selected to soothe the mind and body, to its decision to use only ethically source and sustainable ingredients. Made in Britain, NEOM’s selection of therapeutic candles help to relieve stress, aid sleep, boost energy or lift your mood through the use of organic essential oils.
Find out more on neomorganics.com
P.F. Candle Co.
Los Angeles-based company P.F. Candle Co. produces high-quality, small-batch soy candles using domestically grown soy wax, cotton core wicks and fine fragrance oils. Each candle is hand-poured into the brand's signature apothecary-style packaging at their Arts District studio.
"We love how candles have the power to change the entire atmosphere of a room with their soft glow and fragrance," say the owners, husband and wife duo Kristen Pumphrey and Thomas Neuberger. So do we!
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AYDRY & Co.
AYDRY & Co. combines Californian cool with Japanese-inspired minimalism and dedication to detail. Their high quality organic and vegan candles, made of a unique coconut-soy wax blend with a wooden wick, are clean burning and long lasting. Their dreamy scents, which include Yuzu, Cherry Blossom, White Tea and Champagne Brunch to name a few, are to die for.
Each product is handcrafted with care and pride in California.
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