Are Soy Candles Better?

Are Soy Candles Better?

Are Soy Candles better? If you find yourself wondering if soy candles are better than other candles out there, the short answer is "Yes."

Sure, we may be biased since we make soy wax candles, but - trust us - we did our research before learning how to make soy candles and beginning our handmade soy candle business based in San Jose, California.

Here's what we've learned about soy candles in our 10 years of candle-making experience. 

June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma
Introducing Our Earth Day Collection: One-Off Candle Scents

Introducing Our Earth Day Collection: One-Off Candle Scents

Eco Friendly Candles:

It matters what goes into the candles you're burning in your home. You already know that soy candles are a better, more environmentally-friendly choice than paraffin candles.

The qualities of wick and oils are equally important in making a candle safe for you and good for the air. Know what you're buying (and stay away from candles that say soy wax blend!)

June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma
5 Candles Mom Will Love for Mother's Day 2022

5 Candles Mom Will Love for Mother's Day 2022

Let's be real. Moms are the best. And having one day a year to appreciate them isn't nearly enough. But it's a start - especially if you show them some love through a unique, thoughtful gift that will bring them joy and relaxation (especially these days...).

Bonus: all these candles will also make their house smell wonderful while they're staying at home.

After all, the best Mother's Day gifts are gifts that are both meaningful and useful.

Here are 5 of our soy candles & collections that moms and mother figures are sure to love.

June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma
7 Best Fall Scents - Your Guide to Candles: Autumn 2022

7 Best Fall Scents - Your Guide to Candles: Autumn 2022

The weather is cooling off, it's getting dark earlier, and Starbucks has released their Pumpkin Spice Latte. That only means one thing: it's time for fall candle scents to take center stage!

With so many different fall scented candles out there, it can be hard to make up your mind. We're here to help with this guide to our best fall scented candles: 7 Best Fall Scents - Your Guide to Candles. 

June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma
5 Romantic Candles for Valentine's Day

5 Romantic Candles for Valentine's Day

Have you been looking for ways to add a little romance to your quarantine life at home?

Have you been wondering what candles are the best valentines day gift for your wife or hubby?

Are you looking for romantic candles for your bedroom?

Look no further: here is our hand-picked list of 5 romantic candle scents perfect for Valentine's Day. 

June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma
Support 3 Women-Owned Businesses in 1 Lovely Gift Box

Support 3 Women-Owned Businesses in 1 Lovely Gift Box

What's there not to love? We've teamed up with other woman-owned businesses to create this sweet and thoughtful Valentine's Day gift box for your sweetie. 

Learn what's inside this cute gift box and how you can personalize it to create the perfect gift. 

Shop the best Valentine Gift for girlfriends, pick up something sweet for your boyfriend, and maybe treat your friends to something nice too, all while supporting small business.

June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma
What are the Best Candles Made Of?

What are the Best Candles Made Of?

Not all candles are created equal.

And if you're a candle lover, you may have already discovered that for yourself! Whether your candle doesn't smell after the first burn, or if it never burns to the edge and wastes tons of wax, you've probably seen plenty of candles that are a bit sub-par.

And then when you get that scented candle that is just glorious, it's such a feeling of ahhhh.

Here's how we create the best candles possible, what we put in our hand-poured soy candles, and why.

June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma
5 Mother's Day Gifts Mom Will Actually Use

5 Mother's Day Gifts Mom Will Actually Use

I don't know about you, but my mom is hard to shop for. There's only so many 'Mother's Day gifts from daughter' out there.

And while I love sentimental gifts that are meaningful for mom, at this point, my mom already has too much stuff and doesn't need more lying around.

That means I'm always looking for Mother's Day ideas that are useful gifts for mom.

So, I'm here to give you Mother's Day gift ideas for hard to buy moms....gifts that she'll be able to enjoy for days.

June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma
Foul Odors Be Gone! 13 Expert Tips to Freshen Up Your Home

Foul Odors Be Gone! 13 Expert Tips to Freshen Up Your Home

Do you have lingering smells wreaking havoc throughout your home? Are you struggling to figure out how to get rid of them?

If this sounds like a problem you are facing, but don’t know where to begin, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Redfin reached out to pros across North America, from Indianapolis, IN to Surrey, BC, including Scented Designs(!), to get our best tips on how to freshen up your home.

June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma
Which Apple Scented Candle Would You Pick?

Which Apple Scented Candle Would You Pick?

With our fall scented candle collection recently launched for Fall 2022, we thought it was time to delve into some of our falls scents, old and new. Let's start here with our apple scented candles to help you figure out what is the best apple scented candle for your home!
June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma
Halloween Scented Candles to make your October Spooktacular

Halloween Scented Candles to make your October Spooktacular

Halloween Scents are coming your way this October! We're so excited to announce what will be our newest soy wax candles.

In past years, we've been so focused on our Fall Scents that we've never made room for some special Halloween fragrances.

So if you've been wondering where to buy Halloween candles, you've come to the right candle shop! 

June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma
woman lighting a soy candle

Are Soy Candles Safe?

With the rising popularity of soy wax candles, it's no wonder that people are wondering, Are soy candles safe? And to take it a step further, are all soy candles safe?

Unfortunately, it's not as easy as saying 'yes' or 'no to the question of what candles are safest because there are so many factors that go into candles and burning them (plus, people do have different, individual responses to even the cleanest of candles).

Still, let's take a quick look at how safe natural soy wax candles are, especially in terms of, Are soy candles safer than paraffin?

June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma