Natural soy candles provide many more benefits over their regular wax cousins. For an inexpensive and more organic way to use candlelight or to fragrance your home or work space, consider switching to soy.
The benefits of soy candles includes:
Environmentally Friendly - Although soy candles do produce a small amount of smoke, the amount is much less than normal candles and because the candles are all natural, the smoke does not contain any of the toxins and carcinogens that regular candles do.
Organic - Soy candles are made out of natural ingredients like soybean and hydrogenated soybean oil. Both are biodegradable and a renewable resources. Paraffin wax is made from petroleum, neither biodegradable or renewable.
Clean - Regular candles produce soot while burning, leaving a thin film on every surface in your home or work space. Soy candles produce minimal soot and burn 100% clean.
Water Soluble - Spilt wax of a soy candle is quicker and easier to cleanup, unlike a paraffin candle wax spill.
Even Burning - When following candle care instructions, a soy candles will distribute it's fragrance evenly while burning.
Cooler Burn - Soy candles burn much cooler than regular candles, maxing a soy wax burn less severe than a regular candle wax burn . However, anything involving a naked flame must be treated with caution.
Cheaper - Soy candles burn cooler and longer, lasting up to 50% longer than regular candles. Initial outlay may be higher, but won’t have to replace them as often, saving money over time. The jars they come in are also extremely easy to clean, making them re-useable.