Why Choose Soy Wax Candles Over Paraffin Wax Candles
By Brian Griffen and Maureen Griffen

This article is to give you the reader the benefits of choosing a soy wax candle over a paraffin wax candle. Soy candles are made of soy bean oil where as Paraffin candles are made with petroleum based wax.

A soy candle burns clean and are soot free. You can enjoy a highly scented soy wax candle without the residue left behind on walls or excess ash and soot after a complete burn. With soy wax melting at a lower temperature, it makes them a little safer for children and pets if melted wax from the candle accidentally gets on them.

Soy wax is biodegradable, meaning that you can reuse and recycle these candles with a piece of mind. With soy candles burning at a lower temperature they last 50% longer than paraffin wax. Soy offers a much healthier alternative, giving you an excuse to join the eco-friendly movement. An easy, pleasant way to join in on the going-green movement.

By burning soy candles, it makes a quality statement. It states that your scented soy candle is truly American, from the farmer planting the soy bean, to the refinery extracting the oil, to the soy wax candle maker putting it all together for you.

No matter what type of candle you choose to burn, it's important to remember that you are playing with fire literally. Remember to keep your candles in sight. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Also remember to never burn on or near anything that can catch fire.