Why Burn Beeswax

Feb 10th 2023

It's no secret that the candle market is saturated with all different types of candles: shapes, sizes, scents, and types of wax. So which type of wax is the best to burn and why?

Burning beeswax candles have been the choice of candle connoisseurs throughout the ages. They are a gift from nature that embodies a simple and healthy state of being. Not only do beeswax candles support the practices of local beekeepers and the livelihood of bees themselves, but they are good for humans too.

Beeswax is 100% natural and a renewable resource that actually cleans the air by emitting purifying negative ions. This is different from other types of wax, such as paraffin wax, that actually releases toxins into the air when burned. So not only does burning a beeswax candle keep from omitting toxins into the air, but it actually cleanses the air in your home.

Currently, there are no regulations in the U.S. on disclosing ingredients on candle labels. You may find candles labeled "beeswax" that are made with paraffin, or other candle waxes, and contain as little as 1% beeswax. We are very proud to say that we use 100% beeswax in all of our candles, with the exception of a select few that are a blend of 50% beeswax and 50% soy wax, and are noted as such. The soy wax is added to help with the burn quality of certain candles.

Another great benefit to burning beeswax candles? Beeswax has the highest melting point of all the other types of wax candles found in today's market, which means that your beeswax candle will actually burn longer than any other type of candle. In the long run, you'll actually save money burning beeswax candles rather than going through other types of candles at a much faster rate.