American agricultural chemists developed soy wax, which burned more slowly and ultimately replaced paraffin wax. Today, the healthiest candles today are made up of soy. Natural wax candles paired with wicks made from braided cotton or paper with a cellulose core are the standard.
A candle is so simple, yet it always seems to be something everyone can look forward to. The psychological benefits of burning candles can promote feelings of joy, ease, focus, energy and so much more.
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The history of candles is long and fascinating. Candles for ceremony have been popular among almost every religion, in addition to being used to light homes, to aid travelers at night, and honor those who were lost. Early civilizations developed various types of non-wicked and wicked candles using many different waxes made from available animals, plants, and insects. In the 1990s, the popularity of candles blossomed - leading to innovations in new types of candle waxes for the first time in a century.