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Why did we chose Soy?

Posted on January 18, 2019 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

I have loved candles for years, but started noticing black soot marks on cabinets, walls and plastic in our home. Eventually, I realized it was being caused by wax candles purchased from stores. After doing a lot of research on candles, I realized those candles were made from paraffin, which is a byproduct of petroleum... Petroleum, as in gasoline! Paraffin is the sludge waste created when crude oil is refined into gasoline. Doesn't that seem kind of dangerous?

If you compare a soy candle to paraffin candle . . you will see the black soot around the top of the paraffin candles compared to the clean jar of pure soy wax? Soy burns very clean....The paraffin candles are not cheap candles, either.. They are mid priced up to an expensive candle made by very popular companies. The soot doesn't just stop at the rim of jars. It is released into your home!

As paraffin wax burns, it releases 11 known toxins into the environment, that environment being your home! Paraffin wax also burns hotter and faster, so paraffin candles will not last as long as Soy Candles. Soy candles are made from soy beans. Not only is it a natural and renewable product, but it also releases no toxins into the air and it supports American farmers.

When I first realized candles were causing the black soot in our home, I stopped using candles completely. However, I really missed candles so we began researching them online. That's when I found out about soy candles and the total benefit of using them. 

I started looking for them in stores, but I was not really thrilled with what I was finding. First off, I didn't like the scents that were offered and I didn't like the prices at all. On top of that, when reading the small print, I realized they weren't even pure soy!

They were a mix of soy and paraffin - A little paraffin is too much paraffin!

So I did more research to make our own pure soy candles. They were so nice.. they had a wonderful aroma, they burned clean and lasted a very long time.

Best of all, I now have no worries about the candles burning in my home. I no longer have any black marks anywhere in our house caused by candle soot and it fun to be able to pick from so many aromas!

We like candles to not only smell beautiful, but to look beautiful, so we at Pura Life offer a variety of candle jars that can be filled with whatever candle scent you choose.

We choose Soy . . . We hope you will, too!

Pura Vida ~ Pure Life!

New Year New Stuff

Posted on January 1, 2019 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (0)


We are so thankful to all of our customers!  Stay tuned for new items coming to Pura Life in 2019!  Free Smells ~ PL


Amazing Results

Posted on December 18, 2018 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Absolutely love my candles and soap!!

Very high quality products.  Will be back for more!

-Summer Myers


Posted on December 8, 2018 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

I love your soap!  I used the Charcoal Patchouli for the first time yesterday and O.M.G!

-Shanna Steel

Best Fragrances!

Posted on November 10, 2018 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)
The absolute best fragrances I have experienced you 
should try the Rosemary Mint Spray - Fabulous!!!

I love Pura Life!

- Stephanie Cole