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Eric Bello

Our Fresh New Look!

Today we are debuting our new look - just in time for spring! We are so thankful for the support of our customers over the past year and are excited to continue bringing you quality beeswax candles with a more elegant look you can enjoy. Additionally, we've heard some of you loud and clear so we will be introducing different sizes of our candles in the next few days. There will be metal tins in 8 oz and 20 oz sizes as well as our original 9 oz glass jars and an additional 12 oz glass jar option. To view...

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Eric Bello

Beeswax Really Is Better Than Paraffin or Soy Wax

We are obsessed with beeswax here at Solstice Naturals. If you've ever wondered whether the higher price tag is really worth it then you'll want to read on. Is it better than lower priced paraffin and soy waxes? The answer is yes! While you might be tempted with the low-cost of colorful and extremely fragrant candles that line store aisles, keep in mind that more often than not the main ingredient is a paraffin wax. Derived from the petroleum refinement process, paraffin wax emits known toxins such as benzene and toluene when burned. Just picture that when used indoors, these can...

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Eric Bello

How to Repel Mosquitoes Naturally with Citronella Essential Oil

If you're fortunate enough to live in one of the few places where mosquitoes aren't common then lucky you! For the rest of us, especially here in Miami, we know what a nuisance they can be. But for too many of us our options for natural products to keep them away are limited. For most companies looking to cash in on the need to repel mosquitoes, the safety of people gets ignored and extremely toxic chemicals (like DEET) get used. Why is this? All that's really necessary is natural essential oils, for example citronella, cedar, rosemary, or lemongrass. While a...

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