All About Candles: Types, Burn Length, and Decorative Delights

All About Candles: Types, Burn Length, and Decorative Delights

Jul 27, 2023Bridget O'Neil

Candles have captivated hearts for centuries, transcending mere sources of light to become cherished symbols of tranquility and ambiance. Candles come in a diverse array of types that cater to various preferences and needs, and provide different burn lengths that determine their longevity. Candles are great to use as exquisite decorative elements, illuminating spaces with their soft, mesmerizing glow. 


Types of Candles

Soy Candles

Soy candles are crafted from natural soy wax, derived from soybean oil, these candles are a sustainable alternative to traditional paraffin wax candles. One of their most commendable features is the clean and slow burn they provide, releasing little to no soot and ensuring a longer-lasting experience. Their clean-burning properties emit minimal toxins, making them both safe for your health and eco-friendly. Experience the enchanting glow of soy candles, making them the perfect addition to your décor, soothing your senses and nourishing your environment.


Beeswax Candles

Beeswax candles are naturally sourced from the hives, these candles provide a honeyed aroma. As they burn, beeswax candles release negative ions that help purify the air, neutralizing pollutants and allergens. This helps to create a cleaner living environment, which can help soothe any allergy symptoms that one may experience nearby. In addition, they're bright light when lit gives off natural light similar to sunlight making it perfect to brighten up a living space. Beeswax candles are a wonderful choice for those seeking soothing ambiance, stress relief and relaxation, and natural air purification.


Paraffin Wax Candles

Paraffin wax candles derived from petroleum, paraffin wax are popular due to their affordability and versatility. These candles are known for their bright and steady flames, providing a reliable source of light and warmth. However, one downside to paraffin candles is their potential to emit small amounts of soot when burned, which can lead to residue buildup on surfaces over time. Despite this, they come in a wide range of shapes, sizes, and colors, making them suitable for decorations. For those seeking classic candle charm and a wide variety of choices, paraffin wax brings timeless allure and enchanting glow, adding an enchanting touch to a home.


Burn Length 

Burn length, also known as burn time, is a crucial factor to consider when selecting candles. If you want a candle to last forever, opting for a candle with a longer burn time ensures their delightful fragrances for extended periods.Moreover, candles with extended burn lengths offer better value for your investment, as they last longer, reducing the frequency of replacements. Candles with prolonged burn lengths can illuminate your living spaces for hours on end, making them an ideal choice for creating an inviting and mesmerizing atmosphere within your home.

At Bloom Boutique, we ensure that the candles we offer are thoughtfully crafted to optimize burn length without compromising on quality. Be it the slow and steady burn of soy candles or the longer-lasting experience of beeswax candles, we prioritize providing candles that stand the test of time. 

Candles as Decorative Centerpieces

Beyond their functional use, candles can be used as decorative masterpieces in your home. Candles can help to elevate any setting, transforming it into an ethereal wonderland. Whether used in the living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom, or bathroom they’ll add warmth and ambiance to any living space.

Consider our curated selection of candles to create an inviting atmosphere that can instantly transform a room. Our soy candle selection ranging from Grecian Soy Candles, 1803 Candles, and Navy and Navy Blue Candles each bring a unique and rich sensory experience. 


Immerse yourself in our selection of these remarkable candles and let their scents bring you a soothing and cozy atmosphere that are long-lasting suitable for every desire. Each candle will ensure to give you a different rich multi-sensory experience and delightment that is unforgettable. Embrace the everlasting use of candles as both functional and decorative elements to bring a touch of refined charm to your spaces. 

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