What do We Mean by Pure Beeswax?

What do We Mean by Pure Beeswax?

Feb 02, 2016 By Pat Cattermole

beeswax blocksThere is a question I am often asked, "Is your beeswax 100% pure beeswax?" 

We get our beeswax from several different locations in Western Canada. We feel good about our suppliers and they tell us they are sending us pure beeswax. We accept that. So yes, our beeswax is pure beeswax.

The other question I am asked is, “If you add color (as in the case of the colored beeswax candles) or you add pure essential oils (as we do with our Honey Candles® Essentials) how can it be pure beeswax?” 

It is because the candle wax is pure beeswax as opposed to beeswax blended with soy wax, or paraffin or palm wax as many companies do.  We do not blend our beeswax with any other candle wax. We make that choice because that’s the way we like it. We think beeswax is the best and cleanest burning candle wax. Why would we blend it with what we believe is an inferior burning candle wax. To make it cheaper? No, we want only the best for you. You will enjoy 100% pure beeswax, whether you are burning a Honey Candles® Blue Pillar, a Honey Candles® Essentials Votive or a Honey Candles® Natural Taper. The only candle wax at Honey Candles Ltd. is pure beeswax! All our beeswax candles are Canadian made.

Find out more at our on-line store.

Photo by Marlie Marchewka

Published By Pat Cattermole
I had the good fortune to be hired at Honey Candles in the fall of 2004. Experience managing a small rural printing business and 15 years as an elected public school trustee has been a benefit as Honey Candles moves through the need for flexibility and the demands of rapidly changing natural products marketing. I am the Sales Manager and most likely to be the one answering the phone when you call. Social Media and blogging for Honey Candles has been a recent addition to my list of skills.

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