Coconut Wax Candles
By Tiu Tabak
All the candles that Kinsfolk Shop carries are made here in Ontario by Fenwick Candles. Each candle is hand-poured using 100% pure essential oils and an organic coconut wax blend that is made in house. The wicks are 100% cotton. The candles are made without any harmful synthetics and are petroleum-free, soy-free, lead-free and non GMO.
Why coconuts? One coconut tree can produce fruit for up to 60 years and can continue to be harvested without deforestation, or harm to the surrounding eco system.
To ensure your candle burns evenly, burn for 2-3 hours at a time if you can and let the candle wax melt to the edge of the glass for blowing it out.
For optimal burn, keep your wick trimmed to 1/4" and keep wax pool free of debris. Also, sometimes, the end of the wick develops a mushroom shape, this is a bit of carbon build up. Trim or pinch of the tip of the wick before lighting again.
And, this probably goes without saying, but keep burning candles away from drafts, and don't leave unattended. Keep away from children and pets, and things that could potentially catch fire.
Once your candle is done, you can clean the glass jars and either repurpose or recycle.