skin care

SKIN CARE

EMBRACE THE BENEFITS OF SOY

  • Soy wax is vegetable wax made from the oil of soybeans. Soy’s greatest advantage is that it is a renewable resource. The soy used in our candles was likely growing in the ground less than a year ago. Using premium candles made with soy supports US agriculture and farmers.
  • Soy candles burn cleaner and slower, providing anywhere from 30-50% more “burn time” than paraffin candles of the same size. Soy candles also hold their scent and color better, which means that the fragrance you enjoy from the moment you light your candle will be present throughout its life.
  • Soy wax is water soluble and can be removed with warm water and soap.

BENEFITS OF BODY CANDLE

Ridiculously decadent, Body Candle is made from 100% natural coconut wax, shea butter, soy, coconut oil, jojoba essential oil, vitamin E and aloe vera.  These elements provide excellent benefits for the skin:

  • Shea Butter is a superb moisturizer and exceptional healing property for the skin
  • Coconut Oil is a beauty multitasker, strengthening underlying tissue and providing deep moisture
  • Soy is purported to diminish wrinkles, reverse skin damage and tighten aging skin
  • Jojoba essential oil contains almost all of the vitamins and minerals essential for healthy skin
  • Vitamin E serves as an antioxident fighting off free radicals that cause wrinkles, lines and age spots
  • Aloe Vera is called the plant of immortality because it heals wounds and soothes skin

BURNING TIPS

There are several keys to making sure you get the most out of your favorite candle burn.

The first time you burn your candle make sure you have enough time to get a full melt pool (wax melts to the far corners of the jar). It takes about 1 hour per inch in diameter for a container candle.  Candle wax has memory. If you end your burning prior to reaching a full melt pool your candle will tunnel the next time it is lit.

Reserve blowing out candles for your birthday cake.  Blowing a container candle can push your wick down into the wax. The best way to extinguish your flame is to use a wick dipper. Use the tip to dip the wick into the wax and then pull it out gently and straighten your wick. This accomplishes two things.  It prevents smoking or sooting and it coats your wick with melted wax to help it stay upright.  Coating the wick this way helps the candle re-light easier.

Remember to trim your wick to ¼ inch before your next lighting and burn your candle in a draft free area. Use these tips and I promise you will get the most out
of your candle.

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