Are the Lait de Soja candles made with 100% natural soy wax?
Our Lait de Soja candles are 100% organic soybean wax, which is flameless, pollution-free and eco-friendly. Since soy wax is made from soybeans and it is renewable source, which makes it friendly to the environment. After the soybeans are harvested, they are cleaned, cracked, dehulled and rolled into flakes. Soy wax contains nothing artificial, which makes it a better alternative to old-fashioned paraffin wax.
Fun fact: soy wax burns at a cooler temperature, meaning that your candle will burn for more hours than a paraffin candle of the same size.
You do not use paraffin wax. Why is that?
Conventional candles are often times made from paraffin wax and can be considered pollution in the home. They let off harmful chemicals that can affect your respiratory system, irritation to the eyes, nausea and even your hormones. Paraffin is a wax derived from petroleum, which also contributes to climate change
How long do Lait de Soja candles burn?
Our 230g candles give approximately 55 hours of burn time. Soy wax burns slowly and is therefore able to burn for a longer time than a candle made from paraffin wax.
Why do you use only 100% natural essential oils?
We use essential oils because we believe that your body craves the harmony of nature. We offer healthy aroma that is gentle on the senses and planet. Essential oils have been used for centuries as natural holistic medicine and we believe in the powerful scent therapy they provide.
What does 100% essential oils mean?
Our essential oil fragrances are compromised of 100% pure essential oils. Essential oils are simply the oil of the plant from which they were extracted. The term essential indicates that the oil has a distinct essence of the plant from which it came from. Our essential oil is the closest fragrance to come closest to our natural environment.
If essential oils are so great then why don't all companies use them?
Essential oils are less and expensive. Conventional candles are often times synthetic fragrance, which are essentially chemicals. They use them to mimic natural smells in order to save on costs and provide a more fragrant scent.
Why do the Lait de Soja candles smell less strong than other candles?
Our Lait de Soja candles are made with essential oil scents, made from pure ingredients direct from nature. They are not manipulated into being anything other than what they are. Bottom line, we celebrate nature and do not change anything about this.
Why did you choose for a wooden wick?
The depth and purity of the scent throw, the calming crackling ambiance, the sustainability matter and responsibly sourced material makes wooden wick a winner for Lait de Soja candles.
Moreover, we have found that wooden wick candles have a better scent throw when burning. Wooden wick create a horizontal flame that throws more heat into your candle, so even though it burns slower and lower, a wooden wick candle will heat up our essential oils and create a scent throw into your room in less time.
What are your full ingredients?
Our ingredients are listed on each product page. We have categorized it in top note, middle note and bottom note. The carefully selected essential oils form the natural fragrance of the candle.
Do you test on animals?
No! All of our products are 100% cruelty-free and vegan.
How to burn my candle for the first time?
Make sure the entire top layer of wax liquifies the first time you burn your new candle. This typically takes 2-4 hours, so you might want to plan ahead! This will help avoid tunneling.
Do you have any safety tips?
Please be mindful and always handle the candle with care. Here are our helpful safety tips:
- The glass jar will get hot once the candle is lit. Always burn the candle at least 10cm away from flammable objects and surfaces.
- Keep a burning candle away from open windows
- Never leave a child of pet alone in a room with a burning candle
- Avoid moving the candle while it is burning or liquefied
- Trim the wick 0,25cm before each use. To trim the wick, gently break off burned edges with your fingertips and discard.