When it comes to natural beauty, what you inhale is almost as important as what you put on your skin. So shop for candles that contain soy-based waxes instead of those comprised of paraffin (which is a petroleum byproduct). These eco flames burn cleaner and longer than other blends, and the melted wax of some can even be used to soothe certain skin conditions, like eczema.
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