25 Sep 2023

4 Candle Brands That Smell Good And Do Good

4 Candle Brands That Smell Good And Do Good
What to look for in candles: scent, price, wax, healthcare?
Yes, healthcare! These candles want to help heal the world.

1. BIG HEART CANDLE COMPANY giving back for heart health

KristAndrea Kleinman-Parker, Big Heart Candle Company

Andrea Kleinman-Parker, Big Heart Candle Company

Andrea Kleinman-Parker is a survivor of congestive heart failure and idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, literally a big heart! She started Big Heart Candle Company in Plano, TX to give back to the heart health community.

Big Heart Candle Company

Big Heart Candle Company

10% of all profits go to the American Heart Association in an effort to fund the research and education of all things heart related!

2. MALIBU APOTHECARY cleaner candles for a cleaner earth and more

Claire Ellis, Malibu Apothecary

Claire Ellis, Malibu Apothecary

Southern California Malibu Apothecary founder Claire Ellis started her “mission-based candle company that crafts cleaner candles for a cleaner Earth", inspired by her love for travel and beaches.

Malibu Apothecary

Malibu Apothecary

In addition to supporting coastal conservation, 20% of their Iridescent Pink Candle sales goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation!

3. BENEFISCENT “it makes scents to do good"

Taylor Graustein, Benefiscent

Taylor Graustein, Benefiscent

Taylor Graustein founded Benefiscent in Winston-Salem, NC in honor of her mom’s 7-year battle with brain cancer.┬áHer mission is everything we think of in a socially impactful business:

“We envision a world without cancer and we believe that every consumer has the power to change the world with socially responsible purchases. Our mission is to create consciously-made candles that spark joy and inspire hope. In doing so, raising awareness and funds for cancer research."

Benefiscent

Benefiscent

20% of all profits goes to cancer research at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center!

4. HUMMINGBIRD CANDLE CO. “cultivating a network of conscious consumers"

Tianna Dean, Hummingbird Candle Co.

Tianna Dean, Hummingbird Candle Co.

What is an “economic equity movement forged in the spirit of sisterhood disguised as a luxury candle-making studio"? It's Hummingbird Candle Co. a Black-owned, Women-owned, fair wage and eco-friendly small business founded by Tianna Dean in Asheville and Fayetteville, NC!

Hummingbird Candle Co.

Hummingbird Candle Co.

As part of their activism, they've given back to organizations like GirlTREK:

“We are a campaign to heal intergenerational trauma, fight systemic racism and transform Black lives. As women organize walking teams, they also mobilize community members to support advocacy efforts and lead a Civil Rights-inspired health movement."

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