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Save Your Nickels and Dimes!

Posted by Jennifer Compton on Saturday, March 5, 2011, In : Tips & Tricks 







...here are a few tips we have learned along the way:

1.
 Wax Tarts made from soybean wax are 100% biodegradable, 
with no harmful petro-carbon soot to fill your lungs or get on your walls. 
With no flame you avoid many dangers and hazards associated with fires. 

2. You can choose to mix different scents to create a custom scent of your own. We recommend buying four,  2 oz. tarts OR get two, 4 oz. tarts for for mixing in jars on 
warming plates (info based on DVG's 8 oz. flat glass lid jars).

3. Whe...

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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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Art to Burning a Candle?

Posted by Jennifer Compton on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, In : Tips & Tricks 
What is the 'Art' to burning a candle?

Few things are as captivating as the soft light and the glow of a candle. Even a candle has a science to it...there is actually an art to burning a candle properly and safely. You can generally tell if a candle is burning properly just by looking at it:

·         Having steady, calm flames means that the candle’s burning process is in balance. The wick is efficiently pulling up the right amount of wax, which is then being “consumed” by the flame t...


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