The dangers of scented candles

March 21, 2020

Did you know that candles can actually be harmful to you?


I know, it sounds crazy! 

We're so used to thinking about how relaxing candles are, how yummy their fragrances smell, how beautiful they make our rooms feel and while that is important, we rarely stop and think about what our candles are actually made of before we purchase them. 

Hi, I’m Lee Howard and I am the founder of RE+NEW+ALL Candle, a socially conscious candle company. 

We are dedicated to providing top of the line luxury candles that are safe, non-toxic, and give our customers the satisfaction of knowing they no longer have to compromise their health when burning their favorite aromas.

Before becoming a candle connoisseur myself, I had no idea that the majority of candles burned today are made from paraffin wax

Seeing how most consumers like myself are left in the dark about paraffin wax, I felt it was important for me to share these secrets that will make you think twice before lighting your candles. 

So what exactly is paraffin wax? 

Paraffin wax is a byproduct of petroleum oil and gasoline.

It is bleached and processed into a solid-state for a variety of uses, including candles!

In fact, the National Candle Association represents 80% of US candle manufacturers and their suppliers stated that paraffin wax is used to create a large majority of candles today (this information can be found on the FAQ page).  

So what does that mean?

That means there is a good chance that the candle you are burning is actually releasing toxic gases into the air which have been known to cause asthma attacks and allergy flare-ups. 

In fact, a study reported by the NY Times in 2002 even claimed there is a strong link to cancer! 

I know, scary right? 

But what if I told you, you could continue lighting luxurious candles without compromising your health while making a difference in the world around you? 

With RE + NEW + ALL, you can do just that! 

And I am going to tell you what makes these candles so special. 

First and foremost, our candles are made to make a difference!

What does that mean?

It means our candles are eco-friendly, safe to burn and help bring safe employment opportunities to women affected by human trafficking. 


That’s right, before I became a candle coinsure myself, I was passionate about helping women through recovery that were involved in human trafficking.  

While deeply involved with both, I couldn’t help but think to myself, what better way to make a difference than to combine the two! 

This dream quickly took shape as I worked to develop a therapeutic work model for women survivors to find community, empowerment, and restoration through creating all-natural, artisan candles made from soy.

It's a win-win!

Now you might be wondering... Why soy wax?? 

Here are just a few reasons why soy wax candles are the BEST!

✔ They are all-natural & eco-friendly 

(Compared to paraffin, soy wax is much safer and healthier for your family, pets, and the environment.)

✔ They are renewable & naturally biodegradable


✔ They are water-soluble, making it super easy to clean

✔ Soy Wax is Non-toxic, containing zero carcinogens or pollutants

✔ They are longer-lasting because of a lower melting point

✔ AND they have a cleaner burn that results in hardly any black soot or smoke (plus it has a non-toxic burn)

Not only are these soy candles eco-friendly and safe to burn, but I have partnered with the best designers and perfumist to create a luxurious line of candles ensuring to not compromise a luxurious look or feel!

I can’t tell you how many times people have said to us…

“I love buying your candles because it makes me feel like it’s my birthday or Christmas each time I open the package and light my candle”

...and that’s the way I want it to be!

Oh, and did I mention that each candle comes with a card signed by hand from the woman who made it?

I know I am biased, but seriously, what is there not to love? 

I love these candles so much that I can confidently say, I know you will too!

For a limited time, we’ve put together a special gift just for you. 

Now you can enjoy the most amazing aromas without the fear of affecting your health! 

Save 20% on your order today by using code: soy2020

** can only be applied at checkout on | limited to one use per customer **


Visit the full RE+NEW+ALL Collection here and try one of our amazing all-natural candles today.

Not completely satisfied with our incredible soy candles? No problem! 

Just send us an email to and we'll completely refund your order. 

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