Candle FAQs

What is the difference between Soy and Paraffin Wax?

  • Soy wax is made of hydrogenated soybean oil and is plant based. It goes through a refinery process that becomes oil and then wax. The biggest advantage is soy wax has a longer burn time and scent retention.
  • Paraffin wax is derived from either crude oil or petroleum and is known as a byproduct of the oil purification process. Paraffin wax is also synthetic.
  • Most importantly, both are non-toxic.


What makes up Fragrance Notes:

  • Top Note: the initial impression of the fragrance
  • Middle Note: the main body of the scent
  • Base: is its final impression


What makes a candle Apothecary?

  • These candles are made the same just as any other candle. Its the jar they are in that makes them apothecary.
  • These jars have tight lids that keeps the air out. It's the jar that is unique.