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January 24, 2019

Handmade soy aromatherapy candles I love – ethically made with natural essential oils and pure, natural plant based ingredients including soy, coconut and rapeseed plant waxes.

During the long, winter evenings in January and February I love to light natural, aromatherapy candles. Handmade soy aromatherapy candles probably – or possibly coconut or rapeseed wax. Plant-based at any event and certainly petrochemical free.

They bring soft light and warmth into the darker hours and I just can’t get enough of them. Probably why I always receive at least one or two for Christmas – and this year was no exception.

I dropped heavy hints about this beauty from The Future Kept (listed in our directory here). I wasn’t disappointed. It has burned beautifully throughout the festive period – and is still going strong. The fragrance is warm, earthy and just the right side of spicy for me.

As I write this, it’s flickering on a little table near me and the rest of the room has slipped into darkness as I tap away. I feel like I’ve created a slightly magical and fragrant world all of my own. I will re-use the pretty little ceramic lidded jar when it’s finished, so it’s a zero waste buy too!

Hiems Wood Wick candle

Love this Hiems wood wick soy aromatherapy natural essential oil handmade candle in ceramic jar by Essence and Alchemy from The Future Kept. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

It was  Jeska’s description that sold it to me (Jeska Hearne and her husband Dean are the talented pair behind The Future Kept. You can discover Jeska’s local loves in her blog post about Hastings for us here): The quintessential spirit of winter. The traditional aromas of clove-studded oranges and the warming scents of nutmeg and cardamon. Just a hint of ancient myrrh and the crackle of the wooden wick, the perfect scent for the festive season.

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My husband has a new studio, so I’m planning to buy him this Black Spice candle handmade in Lancashire (where I grew up) and also from The Future Kept.

Black Spice

love this black spice hand poured natural soy candle handmade future kept. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

Handmade soy aromatherapy candles to love…

This got me thinking about the whole subject of handmade soy aromatherapy candles and zero waste so I thought I’d share some of my favourites with you.

The Future Kept

Other lovelies from The Future Kept include the wonderful Restore candle by Essence + Alchemy.

Restore

love this hand poured natural soy candle by essence and alchemy from the future kept. It's Restore which harnesses calming lavender and chamomile with a dash of uplifting lemongrass and rosewood to restore your senses and brighten your mood. All housed in a zero waste refillable british made hand blown glass chemistry beakerlove this hand poured natural soy candle by essence and alchemy from the future kept. It's Restore which harnesses calming lavender and chamomile with a dash of uplifting lemongrass and rosewood to restore your senses and brighten your moond. All housed in a zero waste refillable british made hand blown glass chemistry beaker

It’s hand poured, made from natural soy and harnesses calming lavender and chamomile essential oils with a dash of uplifting lemongrass and rosewood to restore your senses and brighten your mood. All housed in a zero waste refillable British made hand blown glass chemistry beaker. Handmade soy aromatherapy candles don’t get much prettier or more heavenly than this…

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Ember

love this Ember hand poured coconut wax eco candle by Evermore London from The Future Kept. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

Evermore London creates a range of sustainable soy handmade aromatherapy candles as well as some using coconut wax – all hand-poured candles, also available from The Future Kept, including Tides which is an exotic combination of wild fig and cedar along with thyme essential oil, reminiscent of a walk through the forest down to a summer beach. Hand made using essential oils and toxin-free fragrances.

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Grove

love this natural soy candle in Grove lemony spring natural fragrance handmade in the UK. click through to discover more hand-picked loveliness in The Future Kept online shop as well as founder, Jeska Hearne's, local Hastings loves and simple pleasures

Also love the sound of Grove, which is inspired by the English countryside and the sacred groves of Celtic culture. This candle encapsulates the great outdoors – think morning walks and rain-drenched forest floors. Pine essential oil is the base note for this woodsy fragrance, with middle notes of cedarwood and just a touch of sweet orange to bring it all together. Both of these candles are in the sale right now, too. So don’t hang about if you fancy trying them out…

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Denys & Fielding

Denys & Fielding (listed in our directory here) have just brought out a brand new range of refillable outdoor candles with a lovely back story. Founder, Liz Ridgway and I share a passion for our gardens – and sitting out there to enjoy them in all seasons. Fire pit lit, candles flickering, blankets if needed in Winter… It was her love of candles that led Liz to learn how to make them at a workshop last Summer.

She enjoyed the process – and the results – so much that she set out to create her own range of hand poured  100% natural outdoor candles. The new collection has just launched and I wanted to share them with you. The enamel pots are such a great idea – perfect for adding to an outside garden table or ledge.

I also love that you can cut down on waste by sending your empty pots back for a refill. Liz puts her heart and soul into what she does and it’s clear that her new range of candles is no exception. Read more about the story behind them here.

Citronella and Clementine

love this natural soy handmade candle in refillable enamel made in England with citronella and clementine essential oils for a natural aromatherapy candle with zero waste credentials and an uplifting mood enhancing outdoor candle by Denys & Fielding. Click through to discover other beautiful candles in this range as well as other natural candles I love by other UK makers and ethical producers love this natural soy handmade candle in refillable enamel made in England with citronella and clementine essential oils for a natural aromatherapy candle with zero waste credentials and an uplifting mood enhancing outdoor candle by Denys & Fielding. Click through to discover other beautiful candles in this range as well as other natural candles I love by other UK makers and ethical producers

Liz describes the thinking behind this lovely freshly scented candle: The perfect accompaniment to evenings spent in the garden – the citronella and clementine candle is made solely with essential oils and natural, soy wax. The combination of citronella and clementine provides a beautifully fresh, uplifting scent. Vegan friendly, hand poured by us in Kent, our candles are made with the great outdoors in mind, however, you can enjoy your candle indoors or outside. Each one is made slowly and thoughtfully, here in our studio.’

The candles come in a reusable, enamel container, which is available in two colours – grey or green.

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Rosemary and Lavender

love this natural soy handmade candle in refillable enamel made in England with rosemary and lavender essential oils for a natural aromatherapy candle with zero waste credentials and a relaxing, soothing and stimulating aromatherapy therapeutic effective outdoor candle by Denys & Fielding. Click through to discover other beautiful candles in this range as well as other natural candles I love by other UK makers and ethical producers love this natural soy handmade candle in refillable enamel made in England with rosemary and lavender essential oils for a natural aromatherapy candle with zero waste credentials and a relaxing, soothing and stimulating aromatherapy therapeutic effective outdoor candle by Denys & Fielding. Click through to discover other beautiful candles in this range as well as other natural candles I love by other UK makers and ethical producers

And of this herbier option, Liz says: Inspired by French potager gardens, our Rosemary and Lavender candle is evocative of the traditional kitchen garden. Rosemary stimulates and relaxes, while Lavender is well known for it’s soothing qualities. Together our blended candle, made only with essential oils and natural soy wax, produce a beautiful, distinctive scent, made to enjoy either indoors or outside. 

Our candles are produced with wholly natural ingredients. Essential oils, soy wax and no nasties. Presented in beautiful enamel containers which can be refilled, using our candle refill service, or used as a container for a host of other things in and around the home, this lovely, natural candle is wrapped in tissue paper and packaged in a sustainable brown box, to make a beautiful gift. 

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Essence + Alchemy

love these natural handmade botanical aromatherapy candles in refillable glass beakers made in England and earth friendly, sustainable, and ethically made using 100% natural ingredients. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

I have loved this range of beautifully made refillable glass beaker candles for years (Essence + Alchemy is listed in our directory here). Handmade in small batches with plants and essential oils, this range of scented candles and diffusers is 100% natural, ethical, sustainable, cruelty free and earth friendly. The difficult bit is narrowing down your choice.

Winter Bergamot

love this natural handmade Winter Bergamot botanical aromatherapy candles in refillable glass beakers made in England and earth friendly, sustainable, and ethically made using 100% natural ingredients. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

The aim of the Winter Bergamot Candle is to ‘transport you to Southern Italy where the bergamot blossoms in winter and the light citrusy scent is carried through fresh montane forest. Spiced with a hint of clove this candle will evoke feelings of comfort and help ease you into the day ahead. Perfect for slow winter mornings.’

What more could you ask for really?

The candle is hand poured into a British made hand-blown glass with a wood wick, which when lit will crackle and glow giving out a warm, uplifting and relaxing atmosphere.

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Smoke

love this natural handmade botanical aromatherapy candles in refillable glass beakers made in England and earth friendly, sustainable, and ethically made using 100% natural ingredients. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

Another good choice for the winter months is Smoke: ‘with it’s aroma of fresh, fragrant woodland entwined with a hint of sweet smoke from warming fires, Smoke will help ground the senses and restore calm.

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Restore

love this natural handmade Restore botanical aromatherapy candle in refillable glass beakers made in England and earth friendly, sustainable, and ethically made using 100% natural ingredients. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

Probably my favourite though, is Restore – great all year round when you feel like you need to rebalance: ‘When you feel like getting away from it all, the Restore Candle with lavender and chamomile essential oils will help slow things down, while cheery lemongrass and rosewood will uplift your mood. The candle is hand poured into a British made hand-blown glass with a wood wick, which when lit will crackle and glow to give a warm, happy and relaxing atmosphere.’

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Corinne Taylor

love this Inner Peace aromatherapy natural soy handmade candle in glass jar by corinne taylor with essential oils of bergamot, and ylang ylang to bring relaxation, tranquility and calm. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

Based in Brighton, Corinne Taylor (listed in our directory here) is a qualified aromatherapist and passionate about all things natural and organic. She also has a nifty eye for packaging in my opinion and I love her range of natural skincare as well as her 100% natural, vegan and cruelty free aromatherapy candles. All are chemical free and scented only with essential oils, which as well as smelling beautiful, also offer therapeutic benefits for mood and wellbeing.

Purify

love this purify aromatherapy natural soy handmade candle in glass jar by corinne taylor with essential oils of lemongrass, cedarwood and juniper berry to help uplift your mind and purify the air in your home. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

A refreshing, grounding scent, rich with citrus notes and a hint of the forest. Our all natural Purify Soy Aromatherapy Candle is made with essential oils of Lemongrass, Cedarwood & Juniper Berry to help uplift your mind and purify the air in your home.

Corinne uses only 100% pure essential oils in her candles with many therapeutic properties which will be released into the air when burnt. Soy wax is cleaner than other waxes, burns longer, and is free from harmful toxins and chemicals. It contains no carcinogens or pollutants which means it is less likely to trigger allergies.

This Candle is contained in a screw top glass jar which can easily be washed out after it’s finished and kept for your own use or recycled.

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Inner Peace

love this Inner Peace aromatherapy natural soy handmade candle in glass jar by corinne taylor with essential oils of bergamot, and ylang ylang to bring relaxation, tranquility and calm. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

A calming, relaxing aroma, rich with floral and citrus notes. This all natural Inner Peace Soy Aromatherapy Candle is made with essential oils of Bergamot & Ylang Ylang to bring in relaxation, tranquility and calm.

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Aerende

Always, always worth a browse when looking to source ethically produced loveliness is Aerende (listed in our directory here).

I love what founder, Emily, has set out to do. She has created a lovingly sourced collection of handmade items for your home. Aerende is also a social enterprise. All products are created in the UK by people facing social challenges, produced in low-volume batches and designed to improve with age.

Love how she describes her range: ‘What we sell will enhance your home, yes, but it also treads lightly on the world beyond your door. Hence our strapline of life-improving homewares. We unite heritage skills with environmentally sustainable materials and ethical business practices. Each limited-edition item shows our commitment to beauty, utility and integrity. Welcome to our world.’

Scented Rapeseed wax candle pot

ethical natural handmade aromatherapy natural rapeseed candle hand poured for Aerende. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

Love this scented Rapeseed wax candle pot with specially designed limited edition fragrance for Winter 2018/19. Handmade at a residential community in Gloucestershire supporting adults with learning disabilities, the beautiful pots are filled with wax that has been scented and poured by a social firm employing adults with learning disabilities in Brecon, Wales.

Scented with ylang ylang, neroli and balsam copaiba to destres with petitgrai to uplift. The pot is an object of beauty that will live on well after the candle is finished.

Emily put hours of research into creating the most ethically made candle possible. Packaging is made in the UK, fully recycled and recyclable.

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La Juniper

Listed in our directory here, La Juniper is an online shop with the aim of selling well-chosen gifts and homeware with a focus on conscientious consumerism and a mission to support British makers as well as ethical craftsmanship. There is also a selection of handmade soy aromatherapy candles including this Anti Stress one in a handsome brown glass apothecary jar.

Anti-Stress Aromatherapy Candle

love this anti stress natural aromatherapy candle handmade using essential oils of lavender and bergamot to relax using ethically sourced plant wax and oils and 100% natural ingredients. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

This is a great value handmade soy aromatherapy candles ethically made in the UK using sustainably sourced natural plant products and essential oils of lavender and bergamot to de stress, relax and uplift.

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ANI Skincare

Standing for As Nature Intended, ANI (listed in our directory here) makes candles that are 100% natural, hand poured and beautifully packaged.

Winter

love this natural hand poured aromatherapy candle hand poured by ANI in the Cotswolds with cedarwood, vetivert, pine and sweet orange using sustainable soy vegetable wax and pure essential oils made in the cotswolds. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

ANI No 4. Winter Candle is warm and sultry aroma combining essential oils of Cedarwood, Vetivert and Pine with Sweet Orange. Made with the finest, sustainable soy vegetable wax and a blend of pure essential oils, carefully combined to create balance and harmony and to cleanse the air.

Wearth

Eden

love this handmade morgan jost eden aromatherapy candle by morgan jost from Wearth with oils of peony, patchouli and neroli. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

Ethical online shop Wearth London (listed in our directory here) sells these lovely handmade soy aromatherapy candles, hand poured in Oxfordshire, using organic soy wax. Natural paraben free essential oils and organic cotton for the wick.

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Grace Gordon

As well as selling her own beautiful collection of bags, Grace Gordon (listed in our directory here) also sells a selection of well-chosen gifts including these beautiful handmade soy aromatherapy candles by Hobo. Hand poured in Lincolnshire, they are made with sustainable soy wax, essential oils, natural fragrance and a cotton wick.

This Fig & Cassis candle combines fruity blackcurrant with warm ripened fig, to evoke a warm Mediterranean evening.

Fig & Cassis

love this hand poured sustainable soy wax candle cassis and fig by Hobo from Grace Gordon. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll lovelove this hand poured sustainable soy wax candle cassis and fig by Hobo from Grace Gordon. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

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Moksa

Devon-based Moksa (listed in our directory here) makes ethical and natural hand-crafted skincare and natural candles. All products are 100% natural , ethically sourced and hand made in small batches in Devon.

Kama/Love

love this handmade soy aromatherapy candle by Moksa, handcrafted in Devon in small batches using 100% natural and ethically sourced ingredients. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love #handmadecandle #soycandle #aromatherapy #frombritainwithlove #ethicallysourced #plantbased

Surely the perfect handmade aromatherapy soy candle for Valentine’s Day – this is brimming with the headily fragrant essential oils of love – rose, sandalwood and jasmine. Just beautiful as well as ethical. Made with sustainable soy wax, pure essential oils, natural unwaxed hemp wick and no synthetic fragrances. They are also cruelty free and vegan friendly.

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Ermana

Listed in our directory here, Ermana is a range of skincare products as well as handmade soy aromatherapy candles made from botanicals and all things natural. Everything is hand made in small batches using high quality natural, organic ingredients ethically sourced from UK based suppliers.

Love the sound of this organic soy wax candle:

Comfort

love this Comfort handmade soy aromatherapy candle by Ermana, handcrafted in Devon in small batches using 100% natural and ethically sourced ingredients. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love #handmadecandle #soycandle #aromatherapy #frombritainwithlove #ethicallysourced #plantbased

Lavender, geranium and ylang ylang pure essential oils are blended to balance body and mind. Hand poured using natural soy wax, rapeseed oil, geranium, lavender and ylang ylang essential oils and nothing else. Lavender is soothing and calming and great for balancing mood. Geranium (one of my favourite oils) is known for its uplifting effect on the senses and for calming the nervous system and aiding relaxation. Ylang ylang has a lovely delicate floral fragrance and cheering effect on mood. Comfort sounds like the perfect name for this!

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Green & Spring

And I couldn’t blog about scented handmade soy aromatherapy candles without mentioning Green & Spring (listed in our directory here) who have been hand making natural, organic beauty and candles for years. Using only 100% natural and ethically sourced botanical materials and herbal extracts sourced from the UK all Green & Spring products are free from parabens, SLS, SLES, PEGS, glycols, petrochemicals, synthetic colours and fragrances.

I also love the pretty little bird on the side of each of the candle options. My favourite, particularly at this time of year is this Revitalise:

Revitalise

love this natural revitalising aromatherapy natural wax candle by Green & Spring with essential oils of peppermint, rosemary and fennel to stimulate and revive the senses. Click through to discover other special handmade natural soy and zero waste refillable candles you'll love

INFORMATION

Makers of handmade soy aromatherapy candles:

The Future Kept is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

Denys & Fielding is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

Essence + Alchemy is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

Corinne Taylor is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

Aerende is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

La Juniper is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

ANI Skincare is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

Wearth London is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

Grace Gordon is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

Moksa is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

Ermana is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

Green & Spring is listed in the From Britain with Love  directory here >>

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