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Are Soy Candles Better?

June 18, 2021 3 min read

Soy wax candles get a lot of hype around being better but what do we mean when we say they are better? This article is going to go through all the benefits of choosing soy wax candles over traditional paraffin candles. Soy candles are better for your health and the planet plus they are a quality option that can save you money in the long run.

How To Reuse Candle Jars

June 11, 2021 5 min read

We love our soy wax candles more than anything and we worked hard to design them. So we always find it a bit sad when we see that people don't always get to reuse the beautiful jars they come in. Today, we thought we'd share how to clean old candle jars and how to reuse your jars once the candle has run out.

Candles vs Reed Diffusers

June 04, 2021 4 min read

Who doesn't love a fresh, clean smell when you enter the home? Home fragrances are a great way to make your home, flat or room feel welcoming and comfortable. In this article, we are going to explore the differences between candles and diffusers which are both used to add delicious scents into your home.

 


Vegan Gift Guide: Summer 2021 Edition

May 28, 2021 4 min read

Summer is just around the corner and we are excited to get out into the sun. That's if it ever stops raining! Today, we are sharing some of our favourite summery gift ideas for the vegans in your life. With a focus on ethical, eco-friendly and cruelty-free products, we've put together some of our best-loved finds.

Are Candles Bad For You?

May 21, 2021 3 min read

Nowadays, we are all more conscious about buying and bringing products into our homes that are beneficial to our health and try to avoid anything that may be detrimental to it. Candles are frequently cited as a great way to relax and unwind but they can pose health risks. While some candles can be bad for you, if you know what to look for, you can avoid the candles that pose a risk to your health and the health of your family.

How To Make A Candle Last Longer

May 14, 2021 4 min read

We all want to get the most for our money and candles are no different. If you want to know how to make a candle last longer, read on. These are our 9 top tips to make a candle last longer in your home and make the most of your candle. At Candles by Luma, we are dedicated to improving our impact on the environment and extending the life of a household item is just one way you can do your bit to reduce waste.


Soy Candles Vs Beeswax Candles

May 07, 2021 4 min read

We know that paraffin wax is a bad candle making product, so what are the alternatives? Soy wax and beeswax dominate the environmentally friendly candle industry so we wanted to compare their benefits and features and show that paraffin is not the only way when it comes to candles for your home.

Are Soy Candles Safe?

April 30, 2021 3 min read

Soy candles are an amazing vegan, cruelty-free candle option for those who want candles that are better for the environment and animals. But are soy candles safe? We look at the common misconceptions about candle safety and what to look for when choosing safer candles for your home.

Are Candles Vegan?

April 23, 2021 3 min read

If you are vegan, plant-based or looking to reduce your consumption of animal products you might be pretty clued up on diet but how about home decor? Are candles vegan? No... not always. Today we'll explain which candle types are vegan-friendly and cruelty-free.

Handmade Candles Vs Mass-Produced Candles

April 16, 2021 4 min read

Candles are beautiful products to have in your home whether for the look, for the scent, or both. But what is the difference between handmade candles and mass-produced candles? There's more to it than just the price point or the way they are made, so read on to learn some of the main differences between hand-poured candles and factory-made ones.

How to choose a Candle: A Candle Buying Guide

April 09, 2021 7 min read

How to choose a candle, especially online, can sometimes be a bit overwhelming. So, we've put together our comprehensive buying guide on how to choose a candle for your home. There is a lot that goes into a candle and each element has its different options and benefits. By thinking about all the different types, you'll be able to narrow down the perfect candle

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