Did you know most store-bought candles are petroleum-based? Even big name candles like Yankee Candle are made from paraffin, a petroleum by-product. By you breathing petroleum, it can cause serious demage. Especially, to the nervous system. Effects includes headache, nausea, and dizziness and respiratory irritation. Very high exposure can even cause coma and death. Whoah!
So, here’s the problem with burning paraffin based candles in your home: when it burns, it releases 11 documented toxins, according to the American Lung Association, including 2 known carcinogens (cancer-causers). These toxins are the same as those found in diesel fumes. And plus, all the other harmful effects mentioned above.
How our candles are different
Rivers Et Roses only makes coconut based candles. Coconut wax currently gives the best burn on the market, and it also provides for a really slow burn.
Why you should chose our candles
Not only will your respiratory sysytem thank you, but your skin will love u. Our candles are non-toxic, eco-friendly, and dual purpose. This makes them pure enough for both internal (breathing) and external use. Our coconut candles are perfect massages and skin moisturizer.