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Soy Candles that Help Charity

June 8th, 2021 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I’ve been seeing Dilly Dally candles all over Etsy and Amazon. The first thing they got right is the names of their candles. Here’s a sampling of what they have on Amazon.

Visit their Web site for other flavors like Blueberry Cobbler, Gingerbread, and Lemon Pound Cake.

Dilly Dally candles come in two sizes, 9 ounces and 16 ounces. They’re made of 100% natural soy wax and essential oils.

Soy wax is preferable to paraffin in almost every way. Most people don’t realize that paraffin wax is a byproduct of crude oil refinement–this is why candles made from paraffin are so cheap and found in every cheap store, usually mass produced overseas. Because of the way it’s produced, paraffin wax can contain dangerous chemicals such as toluene.

Soy wax, on the other hand, is a vegetable wax that’s produced from soybean oil. The vast majority of soybeans are grown right here in the USA, in Indiana, Iowa, and Illinois. As you can imagine, soy is completely renewable and as “green” as it gets. Specifically, as soybean oil is extracted from soy beans, it undergoes a process called hydrogenation, which solidifies the oil until it becomes a wax.

If you’ve burned a paraffin-based candle, you’ll also notice black soot all over the walls, and all of that’s going into your lungs. Soy candles burn cleanly without toxins or chemicals, and are completely natural.

Dilly Dally candles are 100% natural soy wax and essential oils, and all handmade in New Hampshire. Aside from supporting a small business in the USA by buying these candles, a portion of proceeds goes to childhood cancer research. The name “Dilly Dally” refers to Dylan, the founders’ child who when he was three years old lost his right eye to a rare eye cancer called retinoblastoma. Per their Website, Dylan is a healthy, cancer-free 15 year old teenager right now, but his


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