Why soy wax?

All Heatherly candles and melts are made with soy wax - here's why.


Most candles are made from paraffin, which comes from petroleum, which is a nonrenewable resource and can sometimes contain carcinogens. Our candles are made with soy from soybeans, which is an all-natural and renewable resource. Our soy is locally sourced and supports local agriculture and farmers.

Clean burning

You might be familiar with the black soot that collects on your candle jars and around your house when burning paraffin candles. Our soy candles burn much cleaner with very little soot, and they won't release toxins into the air as they burn. In addition, our wicks are made with natural cotton that are lead and zinc free.

Long lasting

Our 9oz candles last up to 65 hours - much longer than paraffin candles of the same size! This is due to the cooler burning temperature of soy wax, which allows it to last longer.

Better scents and color

Because soy burns slower than paraffin, the scent is released more evenly over time instead of the initial burst of strong scent that fades quickly. Using natural soy wax also holds onto color well, making our candles look better than the rest.