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Soy Wax Candle

Travel Candle by Kandila Co

Scent: Freshly brewed coffee with hints of vanilla and chocolate

This candle is made from GM-free vegan soy wax, perfectly blended with Australian-made fragrance oil and use lead-free, natural fibre wick. It has been carefully hand-poured into a recyclable tin and carefully packed by the same pair of hands.   

Burning time :         30 Hours

Weight :                 100 Grams 

Nice! :                      50% Profits donated to charity

Even more nicer! :   Hand-crafted in Australia

  

 Image of a young woman in front of her handcrafted products | Soy Wax Candles

WHY CANDLES?

It all started in 1998 when I began collecting scented candles. Back then, every candle was the same to me. Fast forward to 2005 when we've moved to Australia, only then have I learned of the many different kinds of waxes, fragrances and additives used in making a typical store-bought candle. I still loved visiting shops and browsing candle collections but I started to become mindful of what’s in them especially after I found out that some of those ingredients are harmful to myself and the environment.

My quest for the perfect candle soon ended after I’ve attended workshops and discovered soy wax - a sustainable and biodegradable alternative to palm and paraffin wax. From then on, I’ve only purchased natural soy wax candles and started making some of my own, only to discover that I absolutely love the candle making process.

WHY A SOCIAL-ENTERPRISE?

My husband and I are first generation immigrants from the Philippines. Although we’ve called Australia home for more than a decade, we constantly find ourselves thinking about our less fortunate countrymen and the quality of lives that they live. Knowing that lack of access to education is one of the root causes for the endless cycle of poverty and marginalisation not just in the Philippines but also in all developing nations, we are determined to contribute and help fight poverty at its core and so Kandila Co. was born.

CANDLES THAT GIVE BACK.

At Kandila Company, we create artisan soy candles and donate 50% of our profits to organisations that provide education to children in developing nations. Every year, we select an organisation registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission to support. As of May 2018, we've sponsored 21 kids for 3 consecutive years via our partner charity,

The Australian Foundation for Fostering Learning in the Philippines.

This year we have chosen to support Classroom of Hope, which will allow us to empower vulnerable girls and women from disadvantaged families to participate in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) studies in a 2-year tertiary vocational degree in educational institutions in Cambodia. 

Your purchase will help this organisation send kids from impoverished communities to schools, giving them an opportunity to achieve their full potential. Our candles will not only brighten your day but also give hope to these children and enable them to uplift and change their lives.

NATURAL

Our candles are made from 100% natural, GM-free soy wax. They are perfectly blended with premium Australian-made fragrance oil and use lead-free, natural fibre wicks.

SOCIAL IMPACT

We donate 50% of our profits to charities that provide education to disadvantaged kids in developing nations.

HAND-CRAFTED

Our hand-poured candles are made in small batches at a time. The candles that you’ll receive have been made, prepared and packed by the same pair of hands.

15 Schools supported 
6300 AUD donated (as of May'2018)
21 Kids sponsored for 3 years

 

Q: What kind of wax, wick and fragrance do you use in Kandila Co. candles?

A: Our candles are made from 100% natural, GMM-free and the highest quality of soy wax available in the market today. They are perfectly blended with premium Australian-made fragrance oil and use lead-free, natural fibre wicks.  

Q: What makes Kandila Co. candles “hand-crafted”?

A: Our candles are made in small batches at a time and are carefully hand-poured into handmade, reusable and food-grade borosilicate glass. The candles that you’ll receive have been made, prepared and packed by the same pair of hands.  

Q: Why does my candle look frosted?

A: Frosting is an indication that your candles are made with 100% natural soy wax. This takes place when the natural melted wax tries to return to its hardened state. Please note that this will not affect the quality of your candles. 

Q: Why does my candle glass appear to have wet spots?

A: This is very common with all candles regardless of the kind of wax or glass used. It is especially obvious on candles that use clear and handmade glasswares. Wet spots are normally caused by minor deformities on the inside of the glassware and by the minimal shrinkage that happens when the wax is cooling. 

Q: Why is soot (black residue) forming around my candle glass?

A: Soot naturally forms when your candle burns for two hours or more. It can also form when the wick is too long and left untrimmed. Always trim your candle wick to about 5mm between burns. Please note that you can easily wipe this black residue off your candle glass by using a damp cloth. Warning:Make sure the wax is solid and cool before handling your candle.

Q: Why is my wick mushrooming? 

A: Mushrooming happens when the wick is too long and left untrimmed. Always trim your candle wick to about 5mm before lighting it up.

Q: Why is my candle sweating?

A: Soy wax can release excess fragrance during extreme temperature changes. This can be wiped with a lint free rag or paper towel. For optimum performance, please store your candles in a cool area, away from direct sunlight. Never leave your candles inside the car especially during warm days. 

 

 

WARNING

Always burn your candles within sight on a level, heat resistant surface

Keep out of reach of children and pets

Avoid drafts, vibrations and direct sunlight

Never burn near anything flammable

Never move a burning candle

Extinguish and ensure the wax is solid and the glass is cool before handling

BURNING INSTRUCTIONS

Use a wick trimmer and trim wick to 5mm before lighting

Keep your candle free of debris, including matches and wick trimmings

Never burn for less than 1 hour or more than 4 hours at a time

Discontinue use when only 12mm of wax remains

CANDLE CARE GUIDE

Use a candle snuffer to properly extinguish a candle flame

Keep your candle covered in an upright position when not in use

Always keep your candle wicks trimmed to 5mm before lighting

Do not use if your candle glass is cracked or chipped

Recycle your candle glass by rinsing out excess wax with hot water

  1. Free delivery above $100 order value, Australia wide
  2. all orders get dispatched after 1 business day, unless its a special customization
  3. Did I tell you that I ship internationally as well! Dispatch is from 2096 Curl Curl | Sydney NSW | Australia
  4. Do you know that you can also pick up your orders from my little Retail Store and save the postage for extra chocolate, if you live near by!
  5. Pls enter CODE "Self Pick Up" at check out | Store address : 31 Brighton Street, 2096 Curl Curl, Sydney | Opening times : Tue-Sat 9am - 1pm (after opening hours by appointment
In case of any questions I am always reachable over the websites live messanger or email to hello@coolfoodstuff.com

Xx Juliane

 

Australian Shipping Rates          Sydney       National
Satchel    |  500g  | A4  $         6.95
Mailbox   |  2kg    |  8L  $         8.95  $         9.95
Mailbox   |  5kg     |    20L  $         8.95  $       13.95

            

 

International Shipping Rates New Zealand North America, Western Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rest of the world
4-6 working days 6-13 working days 10-15 working days
 >  250 g  $                     16.00  $                     16.00  $                     16.00
 >  500 g   $                     18.00  $                     21.00  $                     25.00
 >  1 kg  $                     23.00  $                     33.00  $                     45.00
 >  1.5kg  $                     26.00  $                     48.00  $                     61.00
 >  2kg  $                     29.00  $                     58.00  $                     77.00

 

All orders getting send with "SENDLE" the award-winning alternative to post. 

Sendle is a registered B Corp and Australia's first carbon neutral delivery service partnering with Climate Friendly.

  

                                            

Kandila Co's Story and Social Impact 

 Image of a young woman in front of her handcrafted products | Soy Wax Candles

WHY CANDLES?

It all started in 1998 when I began collecting scented candles. Back then, every candle was the same to me. Fast forward to 2005 when we've moved to Australia, only then have I learned of the many different kinds of waxes, fragrances and additives used in making a typical store-bought candle. I still loved visiting shops and browsing candle collections but I started to become mindful of what’s in them especially after I found out that some of those ingredients are harmful to myself and the environment.

My quest for the perfect candle soon ended after I’ve attended workshops and discovered soy wax - a sustainable and biodegradable alternative to palm and paraffin wax. From then on, I’ve only purchased natural soy wax candles and started making some of my own, only to discover that I absolutely love the candle making process.

WHY A SOCIAL-ENTERPRISE?

My husband and I are first generation immigrants from the Philippines. Although we’ve called Australia home for more than a decade, we constantly find ourselves thinking about our less fortunate countrymen and the quality of lives that they live. Knowing that lack of access to education is one of the root causes for the endless cycle of poverty and marginalisation not just in the Philippines but also in all developing nations, we are determined to contribute and help fight poverty at its core and so Kandila Co. was born.

CANDLES THAT GIVE BACK.

At Kandila Company, we create artisan soy candles and donate 50% of our profits to organisations that provide education to children in developing nations. Every year, we select an organisation registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission to support. As of May 2018, we've sponsored 21 kids for 3 consecutive years via our partner charity,

The Australian Foundation for Fostering Learning in the Philippines.

This year we have chosen to support Classroom of Hope, which will allow us to empower vulnerable girls and women from disadvantaged families to participate in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) studies in a 2-year tertiary vocational degree in educational institutions in Cambodia. 

Your purchase will help this organisation send kids from impoverished communities to schools, giving them an opportunity to achieve their full potential. Our candles will not only brighten your day but also give hope to these children and enable them to uplift and change their lives.

NATURAL

Our candles are made from 100% natural, GM-free soy wax. They are perfectly blended with premium Australian-made fragrance oil and use lead-free, natural fibre wicks.

SOCIAL IMPACT

We donate 50% of our profits to charities that provide education to disadvantaged kids in developing nations.

HAND-CRAFTED

Our hand-poured candles are made in small batches at a time. The candles that you’ll receive have been made, prepared and packed by the same pair of hands.

15 Schools supported 
6300 AUD donated (as of May'2018)
21 Kids sponsored for 3 years

 

Product Information

Q: What kind of wax, wick and fragrance do you use in Kandila Co. candles?

A: Our candles are made from 100% natural, GMM-free and the highest quality of soy wax available in the market today. They are perfectly blended with premium Australian-made fragrance oil and use lead-free, natural fibre wicks.  

Q: What makes Kandila Co. candles “hand-crafted”?

A: Our candles are made in small batches at a time and are carefully hand-poured into handmade, reusable and food-grade borosilicate glass. The candles that you’ll receive have been made, prepared and packed by the same pair of hands.  

Q: Why does my candle look frosted?

A: Frosting is an indication that your candles are made with 100% natural soy wax. This takes place when the natural melted wax tries to return to its hardened state. Please note that this will not affect the quality of your candles. 

Q: Why does my candle glass appear to have wet spots?

A: This is very common with all candles regardless of the kind of wax or glass used. It is especially obvious on candles that use clear and handmade glasswares. Wet spots are normally caused by minor deformities on the inside of the glassware and by the minimal shrinkage that happens when the wax is cooling. 

Q: Why is soot (black residue) forming around my candle glass?

A: Soot naturally forms when your candle burns for two hours or more. It can also form when the wick is too long and left untrimmed. Always trim your candle wick to about 5mm between burns. Please note that you can easily wipe this black residue off your candle glass by using a damp cloth. Warning:Make sure the wax is solid and cool before handling your candle.

Q: Why is my wick mushrooming? 

A: Mushrooming happens when the wick is too long and left untrimmed. Always trim your candle wick to about 5mm before lighting it up.

Q: Why is my candle sweating?

A: Soy wax can release excess fragrance during extreme temperature changes. This can be wiped with a lint free rag or paper towel. For optimum performance, please store your candles in a cool area, away from direct sunlight. Never leave your candles inside the car especially during warm days. 

 

Candle Safety

 

WARNING

Always burn your candles within sight on a level, heat resistant surface

Keep out of reach of children and pets

Avoid drafts, vibrations and direct sunlight

Never burn near anything flammable

Never move a burning candle

Extinguish and ensure the wax is solid and the glass is cool before handling

BURNING INSTRUCTIONS

Use a wick trimmer and trim wick to 5mm before lighting

Keep your candle free of debris, including matches and wick trimmings

Never burn for less than 1 hour or more than 4 hours at a time

Discontinue use when only 12mm of wax remains

CANDLE CARE GUIDE

Use a candle snuffer to properly extinguish a candle flame

Keep your candle covered in an upright position when not in use

Always keep your candle wicks trimmed to 5mm before lighting

Do not use if your candle glass is cracked or chipped

Recycle your candle glass by rinsing out excess wax with hot water

Shipping Rates

  1. Free delivery above $100 order value, Australia wide
  2. all orders get dispatched after 1 business day, unless its a special customization
  3. Did I tell you that I ship internationally as well! Dispatch is from 2096 Curl Curl | Sydney NSW | Australia
  4. Do you know that you can also pick up your orders from my little Retail Store and save the postage for extra chocolate, if you live near by!
  5. Pls enter CODE "Self Pick Up" at check out | Store address : 31 Brighton Street, 2096 Curl Curl, Sydney | Opening times : Tue-Sat 9am - 1pm (after opening hours by appointment
In case of any questions I am always reachable over the websites live messanger or email to hello@coolfoodstuff.com

Xx Juliane

 

Australian Shipping Rates          Sydney       National
Satchel    |  500g  | A4  $         6.95
Mailbox   |  2kg    |  8L  $         8.95  $         9.95
Mailbox   |  5kg     |    20L  $         8.95  $       13.95

            

 

International Shipping Rates New Zealand North America, Western Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rest of the world
4-6 working days 6-13 working days 10-15 working days
 >  250 g  $                     16.00  $                     16.00  $                     16.00
 >  500 g   $                     18.00  $                     21.00  $                     25.00
 >  1 kg  $                     23.00  $                     33.00  $                     45.00
 >  1.5kg  $                     26.00  $                     48.00  $                     61.00
 >  2kg  $                     29.00  $                     58.00  $                     77.00

 

All orders getting send with "SENDLE" the award-winning alternative to post. 

Sendle is a registered B Corp and Australia's first carbon neutral delivery service partnering with Climate Friendly.

  

                                            

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