The Benefits of Using Soy Candles in Your Home

The Benefits of Using Soy Candles in Your Home

Candles have long been a staple in creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. However, not all candles are created equal. At Hudson Avenue Company, we are passionate about our handcrafted soy candles, and for good reason. Soy candles offer numerous benefits over traditional paraffin wax candles, making them an excellent choice for your home. Here, we explore the top benefits of using soy candles and why they are a superior option for your space.

1. Eco-Friendly and Sustainable

Soy candles are made from 100% natural soy wax, which is derived from soybeans, a renewable resource. Unlike paraffin wax, which is a byproduct of petroleum, soy wax is biodegradable and non-toxic. This makes soy candles an environmentally friendly choice that supports sustainable agriculture.

2. Clean Burning

One of the most significant advantages of soy candles is that they burn cleaner than paraffin candles. Soy wax produces minimal soot and smoke, which means you won’t have to worry about black residue on your walls, ceilings, or furniture. Cleaner burning also means better air quality in your home, making soy candles a healthier option for you and your family.

3. Longer Lasting

Soy wax has a lower melting point than paraffin wax, allowing soy candles to burn at a cooler temperature and therefore last longer. A soy candle can burn up to 50% longer than a paraffin candle of the same size. This means you get more value for your money and can enjoy your favorite scents for an extended period.

4. Better Scent Throw

The lower melting point of soy wax also allows for a more consistent and effective release of fragrance. Soy candles provide a stronger and longer-lasting scent throw, filling your home with delightful aromas. Whether you prefer the soothing scent of lavender or the invigorating zest of citrus, soy candles offer a superior olfactory experience.

5. Easy to Clean

Accidents happen, and when they do, soy wax is much easier to clean up than paraffin wax. Since soy wax is biodegradable and water-soluble, any spills can be cleaned up with just soap and water. This makes soy candles a practical choice for households with children or pets.

6. Support for Local Farmers

By choosing soy candles, you are supporting local agriculture. Soybeans are predominantly grown in the United States, so purchasing soy candles helps to support American farmers and the local economy. This is an added benefit that comes with choosing eco-friendly products.

7. No Harmful Toxins

Many paraffin candles contain harmful chemicals such as benzene and toluene, which are released into the air when the candle is burned. Soy candles, on the other hand, are free from these toxic substances. This makes soy candles a safer choice, especially for individuals with allergies, asthma, or other respiratory issues.

Switching to soy candles is a simple yet impactful way to enhance your home environment. With benefits ranging from eco-friendliness and clean burning to longer-lasting and better scent throw, soy candles offer an exceptional alternative to traditional paraffin candles. At Hudson Avenue Company, we are proud to handcraft our soy candles with care, ensuring that you receive the highest quality product to light up your life.

Ready to Make the Switch?

Explore our collection of handcrafted soy candles and find the perfect scent to elevate your home. Experience the numerous benefits of soy candles and join the growing community of eco-conscious consumers. 

Back to blog