17 December 2007

Air Pollution in Your Homes!

shared by Alisa McMullen

Did you know paraffin candles are toxic and dangerous to your health? The alternative, soy candles, are completely non-toxic and all-natural.

Hello Friends! I am so excited to share with you about the dangers to your health from paraffin candles and about the healthier, all-natural soy candles! Did you know that Paraffin candles make up 95% of candles sold today, but they give off dangerous toxins into the air you breathe?! Soy candles are 100% Natural vegetable oil and burn clean into air you breathe. Learn more below:

PARAFFIN CANDLES vs. SOY CANDLES (Natural Vegetable Oil)

- derived from petroleum vs. derived from vegetables
- burning paraffin wax emits harmful vapors vs. 100% non-toxic and all natural
- burning paraffin wax emits a black soot vs. burns cleaner
- difficult to remove from cloth vs. cleans up w/ soap & hot water
- burning paraffin may produce carcinogens vs. burns 25%-50% longer
- may not burn completely vs. burns completely
- must be blended with chemicals to be able to release fragarances faster vs. releases fragrances naturally, and longer
- soy candles supports American Farmers

Stay tuned for a future post about Alisa's Signs of Light soy candle-making business:
Signs of Light - contact: signsoflightcandles@yahoo.com

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