Did you know that traditional candles contain many synthetic components that release toxins into the air and are harmful to our health? From the synthetic fragrance, the lead-core of the wick, and the chemical-ridden paraffin wax (or wax blend with hidden additives) - All of these components taint our air and well-being.
Luminescent Candles sought to find another way. We devoted ourselves to research, development, and access to the purest ingredients sustainably + ethically sourced from the farthest reaches of the world in order to create something greater. The result was a luxury product adoringly crafted with clean, natural elements and loaded with cozy ambiance.
Why coconut wax?
Most candles are made from paraffin wax, which is derived from petroleum and creates highly toxic benzene and toluene when burned (both are known carcinogens). In fact, the toxins released from paraffin candles are comparable to those found in diesel fuel fumes. Our wax is premium-grade and derived from pure, natural coconuts. Not only are coconut wax candles made from a renewable, biodegradable, and carbon neutral resource, they also burn cleanly and for longer periods of time. We source our coconut wax from a local, U.S. based farm.
Why cotton wicks?
Many candles have wicks that contain heavy metals, such as lead. A candle with a lead-core wick releases five times the amount of lead considered hazardous to our health and has been linked to health issues. Our wicks are made with 100% pure + natural cotton.
Why pure fragrance?
The National Academy of Sciences estimates that roughly 90% of chemicals used in synthetic fragrances are derived from petroleum and other harmful components which have been linked to a variety of health issues. Our fragrances are pure and free of harsh chemical derivatives such as phthalates.
Orders are processed and shipped Monday-Friday. We begin processing your order as soon as it is received - Processing takes 3-5 business days. Orders placed on holidays or weekends will be processed the following business day. If you would like to expedite your order, please email email@example.com and we will provide you with available options, or simply select the standard expedited shipping option at checkout.
Due to the nature of our products, we do not currently accept returns. However, if your candle has not been used and you would like to exchange it for another scent, we would be happy to coordinate an exchange. Please note that used candles are not eligible for exchange. Candles must include the original packaging and customer is responsible for return and reship costs.