5oz Pia Beeswax & Coconut Oil Candle - Sweet Tobacco
Each Pia candle is made from rescued wine bottles. Using natural materials like 100% Hawaiian Beeswax and natural cotton wicks, each candle burns evenly and smoothly for the ultimate aromatherapy. All our essential oil scents are locally sourced and distilled for the most intense scents possible.
This delightful, sustainably-made candle is infused with the distinctive smells of summer days in Hawaii. What’s the best part? All of Revive Glassworks’ candles are made from recycled glass and natural beeswax. And all the candles are made from scratch and hand-poured right here in Maui!
A bit more about why we chose beeswax: Beeswax burns cleaner than other types of candles, making it the more healthy choice for the lungs! When beeswax candles are burned, they release negative ions similar to an air purifier. These negative ions negate the positive charge or air contaminants such as airborne pollen, mites, dirt, dust, and other pollutants. These pollutants are either sucked back into the burning candle or fall to the ground. Since beeswax candles reduce indoor pollutants, they can effectively reduce asthma and allergies. Beeswax candles also last longer and burn brighter than other types!
Tips to make your candles last longer:
- Wrap the wicks in aluminum foil and freeze the candle for an hour or two
- Light the candle and after the wax has pooled beneath the wick, blow it out and mix a pinch of table salt into the wax
- Keep the wick trimmed to ¼ of an inch
- Keep candle away from drafty areas such as windows or doorways
The first burn of a candle is important in setting the pace for how the candle will burn every other time that it is lit. When you light your candle for the very first time, make sure that it burns long enough to melt the wax all the way to the outer edge. This may take several hours. The general rule of thumb is to let the candle burn for approximately an hour per every inch of diameter. It's also important to not over trim the wick length every time the candle is lit. A wick that's trimmed too short will not allow the candle to burn hot enough and may cause tunneling. A wick that is not trimmed far enough could cause the candle to burn too hot and may cause smoking.
By purchasing this candle, you are supporting a company with a mission to repurpose glass in Hawaii into sustainable, usable products. All candle containers are hand-cut, sanded, and polished for a smooth finish. You’re giving this glass a second life!
*Because of the up-cycled nature of the product, not every piece will be the same - each piece is unique in its own special way.
All products from Revive Glassworks are made from recycled glass in Maui, Hawaii.
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