Benefits of Beeswax candles vs Paraffin Candles

Benefits of Beeswax candles vs Paraffin Candles

Bees Wax Candles Burn Cleaner, Brighter and longer than any other candle.  Beeswax candles have been used and crafted to light home for thousands of years, here's just a few reasons why we love bees wax candles.


Bees wax vs Paraffin

Bees wax is a renewable all natural wax produces by honey bees. It's non-toxic properties make it perfect for use as a clean burning and bright fuel source in candles.  Unlike paraffin candles bees wax is hypoallergenic, which is great for people with allergies and sensitivities and those of us who want clean, non toxic burning candles in our homes.

Paraffin wax is a non-renewable wax created as a byproduct of petroleum, coal or oil shale.  Paraffin wax is highly refined and treated with chemicals to force it into something that passes as a usable product.  It isn't a clean or bright burning fuel source.  Paraffin is not hypo-allergenic and not great for people with allergies, asthma, or other chemical sensitivities


Benefits of switching to Bees wax Candles

Bees wax is non- toxic

Beeswax candles do not require chemical processing. Beeswax is one of the densest waxes and has a high melting point. This means that beeswax doesn’t need any hardeners, additives, or chemical treatments to make a quality product.  Parrafin candles on the other hand contain a plethora of toxic chemical, such as benzene and toluene. 

Air Purifying

Unlike many other candles, burning beeswax actually purifies the air. As beeswax candles burn they pull toxins as they ionize the air. Negative ions bind with toxins which helps remove them from the air providing a cleaner environment for you and your family.  Some say negative ions also stimulate the pituitary gland, thus increasing creativity, intuition, and dream activity. Because of their air cleansing properties, beeswax candles are a great candle option for people with allergies, asthma, sinuses and sensitivities

Brighter, Longer Burn- better value for your money

Solid beeswax candles burn longer than regular paraffin or soy candles.  Beeswax candles emit light that is similar to the light spectrum of sunlight. This is thanks to beeswax’s high melting point of approximately 149° Fahrenheit. Because beeswax has a higher melting point than other waxes, it emits the brightest, most warm-toned flame. Beeswax candles also last longer than most other candles. Because it is so dense (0.958), it burns slower and drips less, and many consider beeswax candles to be drip free.  Parrafin candles may initially seem cheaper, but that misrepresentation of savings dissolves when comparing their significantly shorter burn times to the burn times of bees wax candles

Beeswax is hypo-allergenic

Beeswax candles can be burned around those with allergies, asthma, or those who are sensitive to chemicals.  Paraffin candles are not hypo-allergenic and their artificial scents can cause reactions in some people too

Subtle Natural Scent

Our Beeswax candles get their scent from the honey and the nectar originally stored in the honeycomb by the bees. This means depending on what the bees were pollinating at the time, the candles can slightly differ in scent.  Regardless of this though all our candles have a beautiful, pleasing, honey like scent.


The benefits of switching to burning beeswax candles are endless.  All our candles are 100% natural bees wax.  No chemicals or artificial scents are added. Check out our selection of of bees wax candles today. 

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