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Why Soy?


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W H A T   I S   S O Y   W A X ?

Soy wax is made from pure soybeans and carefully selected botanical oils. Soy wax is an entirely vegetable based wax made from the oil of soybeans. After harvesting, the beans are cleaned, cracked, de-hulled and rolled into flakes. The oil is then extracted from the flakes and hydrogenated. The hydrogenation process dramatically alters the melting point of the oil, making it a solid at room temperature.

Soy wax offers a clean-burning alternative to paraffin that is environmentally sound and healthy for your home.

There are a host of reasons to choose soy and this is why!

T H E   B E N E F I T S   O F   S O Y   C A N D L E S :

  • Soy wax candles emit little soot and no petro-carbon soot;
  • They burn up to 30-50% longer than paraffin candles;
  • Stronger scent and a purer scent throw;
  • Burns at a cooler temperature to avoid wax burns;
  • Soy wax candles burn cleaner than 100% beeswax candles;
  • Soybeans are a renewable resource and entirely biodegradable;
  • Soy wax is water soluble and cleans up easily with soap and water;
  • Does not stain, so you don’t have to worry about ruining furniture or other items;
  • Meets vegan criteria and is Kosher certified;
  • Free of pesticides and herbicide residue;
  • Guaranteed free of genetically modified material and contain no chemicals;
  • By using soy wax candles you are choosing to support the environment.

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