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Discover out anything from candle-making to selecting the perfect essential oil fragrance, we have you covered all things candles. 

Five Reasons Candles Make the Best Gifts

It’s that time of year again! At 1502 Candle Co., we know we’re not the only ones scratching our heads over what to get those last few people on our shopping list. (And we totally get it if you haven’t even started – that’s why we’re here to help.) Call us biased, but we really do think that candles make the perfect holiday gift. Read on for why our travel tins and apothecary jar candles remain such simple, foolproof, and popular presents.

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Understanding Fragrance Notes: Top, Middle & Base

Most of us know what types of fragrances we like. Maybe you’re drawn more often to a light floral, which brings to mind dew-soaked petals, or maybe you find those scents too sweet and prefer warm musk, like vanilla. But did you know there’s a whole science behind creating a robust, well-balanced fragrance?

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6 Ways Candles Make Your Living Room Only Better

Many of us are now familiar with the Scandinavian concept of “hygge,” which describes a mood of coziness and comfort, wellness and contentment. At 1502 Candle Co., all of our products are designed to promote feelings of happiness and well-being. Our candles, especially, naturally embody coziness in its purest form. But as the days grow shorter and the nights get cooler, let’s take some time to explore additional ways that candles can enhance your living space.

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How to Make a Candle Burn Evenly

One of the most frustrating things about having a fragrant new candle is realizing it’s burning unevenly. This not only detracts from the aesthetics, but can also dramatically shorten how long it lasts. At 1502 Candle Co., we take care to provide simple tips on burning candles evenly that help you get the most out of our products

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How Soy Wax Is Made

Michael Richards, a candle maker, discovered soy wax in 1991. Michael was looking for an inexpensive alternative to beeswax. As he experimented with different types of vegetable products, he eventually discovered a relatively cheap way to create wax from soybean oil. His invention paved the way for a new kind of candle, which burned cleaner than paraffin and was less costly to produce than many alternatives.

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