Founded in 2018 by Kathryn Rozanski, Vela Tarina’s soy candles combines environmentally friendly ingredients with
How did you get started?
I’ve always loved candles (*cough* I may or may not have a slight addiction *cough*), however I noticed that every time we moved I’d be packing a collection of half full candles. I started to wonder why I rarely finished any of the candles that I’d purchased over the years. My decision was that over the years I’ve learned more about the quality (or lack thereof) of ingredients that are used in our candles, cleaning supplies and food.
Additionally, I’d get bored of the same scent after a few days to a week. The normal solution to this would be to just buy better quality smaller candles, but I’m Kat, which means I decided to pick up a new hobby and learn how to make my own candles to ensure that I know exactly what type of ingredients are going into them. Well, I ended up falling in love with the art and science of the candle making process and thus Vela Tarina’s Signature Collection was born.
The Signature Collection consists of 20 oz natural soy candles that will take you on a blissful aromatic journey. Comprised of three 7 oz
What ingredients are in your candles?
All of my candles are hand poured with love by yours truly and created with only the finest ingredients. After extensive research, I hand selected each component of these candles with my family (furry babies too) and our planet in mind. There are many different types of waxes, wicks,
The wax I selected is derived from a safe and sustainable plant-based resource. More specifically my wax is entirely soy (soybean) based. Initially, I wanted to tell you that my wax is “100% Soy”. However, my attorney informed me that if I were to say “100%” that would be considered misleading. Of
I reached out to my wax manufacture to inquire further about their wax and the ingredients that they use. I learned a lot and I’m extremely pleased
The wicks are lead-free cotton core wicks that are primed with a vegetable based wax coating.
The majority of cotton wicks that are available on the market are primed with a paraffin based wax coating. Finally, every fragrance used in each of our candles are all phthalate free.