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The Soothing Truth: Why Soy Candles are a Healthier Glow for Your Home

Introduction: Nestled in the heart of Galloway, New Jersey, a small shop called Finley Candles is illuminating the truth about a cleaner, greener way to enjoy the cozy warmth of a flickering flame. This isn’t about just any candles; this is about soy candles, a beacon of health and harmony in the world of home fragrance. Let's light the way to understanding why soy candles are the choice for a healthier home.


Finley Candles’ raw materials with white soy wax flakes in a black bowl and soy wax beads in a grey bowl, with a golden scoop, ready for candle making.
The Foundation of Fragrance: Soy Wax Flakes and Beads Prepared for Crafting Finley’s Handmade Candles

The Problem with Paraffin: For decades, paraffin wax candles have been the standard. However, studies have shown that these candles, derived from petroleum byproducts, release a cocktail of chemicals into the air, including known carcinogens like benzene and toluene. Burning paraffin candles in the close quarters of your Galloway home isn't just throwing light on your walls—it's potentially casting a shadow on your health.


Enter the Hero: Soy Wax: Soy wax is made from soybean oil, which is hydrogenated and transformed into a solid state at room temperature. Unlike paraffin, soy is renewable, biodegradable, and, most importantly, burns cleanly. When you choose a soy candle from Finley Candles, you're not just getting a candle—you're getting a promise of purity.


Why Soy Candles Rise Above:

  1. Cleaner Air Inside Your Home: Soy candles burn cleaner with little to no soot, leaving your Galloway home's air fresher and your walls cleaner. This means you can say goodbye to those blackened edges around your candle jars and the invisible toxins that might be lurking in your air.

  2. Longer Lasting Fragrance: The slow-burning nature of soy wax means that you'll enjoy your favorite scents for longer. Finley Candles prides itself on creating candles that not only last but do so without overwhelming your senses or triggering allergies, a common complaint among paraffin candle users.

  3. Supporting Local Farmers: Each soy candle from Finley Candles is a high-five to American agriculture. The soybeans used in our candles come directly from the fertile fields of local farms, ensuring that every purchase supports the Galloway community and its surroundings.


Artisanal candle-making scene by Finley Candles featuring amber jar candle, white wax flakes, and natural cotton wick, with a backdrop of fresh greenery and white candles.
Handcrafted Elegance: From Pure Soy to Cozy Glow

Handcrafted for Galloway, with Love:

The Artisanal Touch: Discover how Finley Candles handcrafts each soy candle, pouring not just wax into jars but pouring heart into the craft. Learn the step-by-step process that makes these candles special, from choosing eco-friendly materials to meticulously mixing fragrances that capture the essence of New Jersey.


Custom Creations: Our candles aren't off an assembly line—they're crafted to reflect the individuality of our Galloway patrons. Whether it's a calm lavender to soothe your evenings or a crisp apple to bring autumn inside, Finley's has a scent for every mood, each hand-poured with care.


Conclusion: Wrapping up, we understand that choosing soy candles is more than a preference—it's a decision for health and home. It's choosing to breathe easier, to support local Galloway businesses, and to trust in the artistry of hand-poured candles. At Finley Candles, we invite you to experience the difference, to let the natural light of soy candles guide your journey to a cleaner, brighter home.



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