Best Soy Candle Brands for The Best Aroma

Ian Mutuli
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Ian Mutuli

Ian Mutuli

Founder and Managing Editor of Archute. He is also a graduate architect from The University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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The majority of people buy candles based on scent or the aesthetics of the candle. But, real candle lovers can differentiate between the types of candles. Compared to paraffin wax candles, which we usually light during the Christmas or fall season—made out of petroleum.

On the contrary, soy candles have a cleaner and longer burn. In simple words, the candle made out of soy will never create smoke when you light them. Also, the average burning period of a soy candle is around 80 hours. The soybean wax comes from vegetable soybeans; they are vegan friendly and free from all artificial ingredients.

In the umbrella of a soy candle, there are different kinds available. You will even get a soy candle with a wooden wick and reusable packaging. Here are the top brands of Soy Candles.

1: Wax and Wick:

The first on our list is Wax and Wick; the candles of this brand are made from soybeans, and they are safe to use. Not to mention, soy candles are a natural alternative to petroleum-based paraffin. The candles by wax and wick are renewable and biodegradable.

Moreover, the candles by Wax and Wick are aesthetically pleasing and burn clean. We love this candle because nothing is more satisfying than a cleaner burn candle with less or no smoke. Candles by wax and wick are highly recommended for smoke allergic people as well. In addition to this, your walls and furniture will not catch smoke or soot.

2: Lulu Candles

Next on our list is LULU candles; you will get a variety of scents to choose from. The jars and the candles by LULU are simple and consist of elegant design. However, read about the candle notes and choose the one that pleases your nose. The candles by LULU are not overpowering; they are rather subtle and long-lasting.

3: Brooklyn Candle Studio:

Candles by Brooklyn Candle Studio comes with a completely different background. The soy candles by this brand depict nature, travel, moments, and memories. If you love to keep memorabilia, then you must go for sustainable soy candles from Brooklyn. The hand-poured candles by this brand produce no smoke and do not disturb the room's air quality.

4: Malin + Goetz:

This brand is different from the other soy candle brands on our list. The beautifully packaged soy candles make a perfect gift as well. Moreover, the soy candles of MG are not made out of 100% vegetable soybeans; instead, they are a blend of soy and wax.

5: Broken Top candle company:

The broken Top Candle started in a kitchen, where the founder was making a sustainable and eco-conscious candle for her home. Based on the roots of this brand, the candles by this brand are hand-made, sustainable, and made out of pure vegetable soybeans. The candles by Broken Top are also gluten and cruelty-free.

6: Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day:

Candles keep hearts and homes warm. Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day is not only a candle brand; they have a lot of different products on board. However, the soy candles are made out of cruelty-free formula; and also consist of essential oils. The peony and lavender soy candles are indeed our favorite.

7: Paddywax:

Cinnamon and patchouli are trending scents. Not to mention, Paddywax candles best-selling candles are cinnamon and patchouli. The jars of paddy wax are elegant and not too fancy. Moreover, the subtle smoke of the candle will fill your room with a pleasant aroma. However, you cannot expect a 100% soy candle effect from this brand.

8: HHI Candles:

Finding a 100% natural soy candle is indeed a difficult task. However, HHI candles meet the criteria of sustainability. The candles by this brand are eco-friendly and naturally fragrant. No additional ingredients and the lid is also made out of natural bamboo. The vanilla cinnamon-amber candle is our favorite; the musky note of amber leaves a pleasant feeling in the room.

Dinner tables glowing with candles serve as a therapeutic session. However, there are different types of candles; paraffin, beeswax, palm wax, combination, etc. But, the natural candles are made out of vegetable soybeans, known as soy candles.

Not to mention, before buying a soy candle, make sure to read the labels; a lot of candle companies do make blends of soy and paraffin wax candles. The above list will help you in making the right purchase. Here are some of the reed diffusers you may find perfect for adding fragrance to your home.

Ian Mutuli

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Ian Mutuli

Founder and Managing Editor of Archute. He is also a graduate architect from The University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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