There are many types of candles and candle brands to choose from, so you might wonder which one to buy. The first step to your candle shopping is choosing what type of candle to take home and the answer is vegan candles, now what brand? Read more to find out the benefits and which brand we recommend!
Vegan candles are made from soy, coconut or rapeseed wax or a blend of those and are essential to your household because of the wonderful aroma it can bring as well as its eco-friendly benefits.
Benefits of Vegan CandlesThere are a number of benefits of vegan candles. These include:
- Made from natural ingredients
- 100% biodegradable
- Burn slowly because of ingredients (more bang for your buck!)
- Stronger scents because of ingredients
Now after choosing what type of candle to use, you might be wondering what brand of vegan candle to choose on your next candle purchase.
To make your search easy, here is the best Vegan Candle brand and scents we love!
Self Care Co.
Self Care Co.’s candles are all hand poured, made out of 100% natural soy wax and high grade therapeutic grade essential oils. Their properties of a vegan candle allow for a longer burn time of about 60-80 hours as well as a strong scent that looms in the background.
With the vast variety of delightful scents and forms of candles available, their simple packaging and style make these candles a wonderful gift or even a staple household item all for a mere price of around 25-33 pounds.
Here are our favourite scents from Self Care Co and why we love them:
1. Calm - Lavender + Orange
Lavender is a versatile scent that promotes relaxation, reduces anxiety, and insomnia. Orange is a calming scent that helps reduce pulse rate and creates a warm environment. This Calm candle combined is the best scent to have burning in your household in the evening to alleviate any stresses during the day and slow the pace of your day down.
2. Forest - Vetiver, Cedarwood + Bergamot
Vetiver is a scent known to relieve stomach pain. Cedarwood is a scent used to protect the body of harmful bacteria as well as address any discomforts in the body. Bergamot is a scent known for its citrusy and lemon properties. This Forest candle is perfect after a long day with body pains or even a sick day in, relaxing and calming the body and having a citrus yet floral scent.
3. Floral - Rose + Bergamot
Rose is a common beautiful scent known to be subtle. Bergamot is a scent known for its citrusy and lemon properties. This Floral candle is perfect to make your environment smell refreshing with both sweet and sour scents, creating the perfect balance.
4. Uplift - May Chang + Rosemary
May Chang has euphoric properties that calms anxiety. Rosemary helps throat congestion from allergies, colds or flu. This Uplift candle is perfect when you are feeling stressed and not well, it will start uplifting your mood and environment.
5. Refresh - Eucalyptus + Peppermint
Eucalyptus is known for soothing the mind and stress relief. Peppermint is known for its sharp scent relieving stress and anxiety, enabling a relaxing mood. Combined, the Refresh candle calms one down at the end of the day and will promote restful sleep.
6. Cosy - Cinnamon, Wild Orange + Clove
Cinnamon is known for targeting a brain chemical and can boost memory in a task. Wild orange is a calming scent that helps reduce pulse rate and creates a warm environment. Clove helps manage anxious energy and enhances concentration. The Cosy candle is the perfect studying candle to calm one down and keep concentration.
7. Comfort - Orange Blossom, Rosemary, Grapefruit + Lavender
Orange Blossom is known for its fresh, baby-like, soapy clean scent. Rosemary helps throat congestion from allergies, colds or flu. Grapefruit has a fresh, tangy scent that is similar to that of lime, but sweeter. Finally, lavender is a versatile scent that promotes relaxation, reduces anxiety, and insomnia. This well packed Comfort candle is perfect for many scents and enabling a calm relaxing environment.
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