January 13, 2015

{spotlight} wick witch mood magick soy candle

wick witch mood magick soy candle

So, I’m a gal that’s always been pretty big on having candles lit throughout her place at night to give off a gorgeous scent and that warm, fuzzy glow, but I recently discovered paraffin wax based scented candles contribute to indoor air pollution and the toxins released are the same as those found in diesel fuel fumes.

Oh dear lord.

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So am I going to be a green beauty girl living with toxic candles?

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Don’t get me wrong there are a lot of options on the market for soy or beeswax based candles, but it’s been hard to find one whose scent or packaging I love.

Not one to easily back down from a challenge, I searched and searched and finally came across a company from Merrickville Ontario, just before the holidays, that hand crafts 100% all natural soy wax candles and packages them in cheeky reusable containers.

Sold at The Detox MarketΒ here in Toronto, Wick Witch has a line-up of 10 candles that contain pretty unique scent profiles and names like Bad Witch, Love Spell and Harvest Moon.

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I have to admit I was hearting O Tannenbaum pretty hard over the holidays and now that we’re into a new year I’ve got Mood Magick anointing my bedroom with lavender, sage and rosemary.

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Next up,Β Ginger Nutmeg!

Have you tried this line of natural candles? Let me know in the comments below which one you’re loving!

  • The brand sounds like a dream, plus I hear you on: can it smell great AND look great AND be all green’n’clean?

    And, like Ashtynne here, I used to love NEOM cancles, but right now I was given an amazing natural candle from an Australian brand that I can’t get in my heck of the woods.
    Otherwise I use essential oil on cutesy dispenser cubes to design signature room scents throughout the apartment.

    • Oooh what’s the name of that aussie brand? And what’s your current favourite signature room scent?! That’s such a good idea, I need to do that too πŸ™‚ xo

      • I don’t remember and I haven’t kept the paper box :/
        As for the scents, always the classics, lavender and orange blossom for the bedroom, rosemary and lavender for the living room, bergamot and mint / or rosemary and bergamot for the study. Sandalwood + lavender for the closet πŸ˜‰

  • NEOM carries my favorite natural candle brand of the moment. I’ve also tried a candle from L:A Bruket that was good, but too pricey for the burn time. I also love me a good plain ole beeswax candle. The names of these candles are perfect!

    • I haven’t heard of either! I’ll have to check them out now, thanks for the tip Ashtynne! xx

  • I’ve been trying to find some more natural candle alternatives and this one sounds lovely. Thanks for sharing!

    • Anytime love! If you end up picking one up let me know which one you get! xo

  • Kat

    Oooh, those sounds great. I have a slight candle addiction, mainly beeswax. I might just have to try one of these πŸ™‚

    • Do it! I think you would really, really love them πŸ™‚