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Candle History

Posted by Jennifer Compton on Saturday, March 5, 2011, In : Soybean Candles 
Candles have cast a light on man's progress for centuries. However, there is very little known about the origin of candles. Although it is often written that the first candles were developed by the Ancient Egyptians who used rushlights, or torches, made by soaking the pithy core of reeds in molten tallow, the rushlights had no wick like a candle. It is the Romans who are credited with developing the wick candle, using it to aid travelers at dark, and lighting homes and places of worship at ni...
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Soy Vs. Paraffin... the stand OFF!

Posted by Jennifer Compton on Thursday, March 3, 2011, In : Soybean Candles 
              


Eco Friendly and Health Conscience


 Many people prefer soy candles over paraffin because they are 100% natural. Paraffin candles contain more than 11 carcinogenic compounds, which are not only harmful to the environment but also harmful to the body. This is visually evident in the black soot around the candle jar. Soy candles are nontoxic and do not emit any petrol-carbon soot, which can blacken walls and add toxic carcinogens to the body. For the eco-conscious, soy candles are a...

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