For the second year, I am giveaway away my favorite nontoxic fall scented candles from Carefull Candles on Etsy! 🍂 If you’ve been following along for a while, you may remember this brand from last year’s October Giveaway.
To make this year’s giveaway even better, I am giving away 3 candles to one lucky winner. Continue reading below the giveaway to learn why I ditched my toxic conventional candles for these and for a COUPON CODE!
THIS GIVEAWAY IS OFFICIALLY CLOSED.
THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED!
How to Enter the Giveaway:
- Complete at least one entry option in the Gleam plugin provided on this page by first entering your name/birthday/email. Remember, the more entry options you complete, the better your odds of winning but additional entries are not required. Certain entry options are weighted more heavily than others.
Rules & Disclaimer:
- Open to the U.S. and Canada to anyone 18 or older with a valid mailing address.
- You may enter the giveaway anytime between October 3rd and October 17th 11:59 pm EST.
- The winner will be randomly generated using the Gleam Plugin and announced October 18th at approximately 12:00 pm EST on this blog post, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
- All entries requiring following/liking will be checked and verified before the winner is drawn – any missing likes/comments will not be credited as an entry.
- I run giveaways for my readers who are genuinely interested in the products I am offering. Entries completed with social media accounts used solely for giveaways will not be counted. Although the giveaway winner is randomly generated, if you are chosen as the winner and I see you did not follow this rule, I will manually invalidate your entry and have a new winner randomly generated.
- Once a winner is selected, I will personally contact him/her with the email address he/she used to enter the giveaway in order to obtain his/her shipping address. If no response is made within 48 hours, a new winner will be chosen.
- I have not been paid to feature any of this brand.
- No purchase necessary.
About Carefull Candles
Carefull Candles is a small business that launched on Etsy last year. Caroline, the shop owner, started making her own candles after discovering the hidden dangers found in the big-name conventional brand candles. In an effort to avoid her and her family from inhaling toxic fumes, she starting formulating and pouring her own candles using 100% non-GMO soy wax and 100% non-toxic essential oils/fragrances. Loving how her home-made candles came out, she decided to sell them and the Carefull Candles Etsy Store was born!
I discovered Carefull Candles last year after tirelessly researching for a candle company that met my strict standards. Although there are many soy-based candle companies, not all have a completely clean label. I wanted a candle that was safe from its ingredients to its wick to its container — you can imagine how excited I was when I found this brand on Etsy!
- Ingredients: 100% non-GMO soy wax | 100% pure essential oils and/or phthalate-free natural fragrances | No additives/fillers
- Wick = Flat Braid Cotton + Paper Fiber (free of zinc, tin, and lead)
- Container = reusable glass jar
- Charity = $1 is donated to Hearts2Honduras with every purchase
What I’m Giving Away:
- Pumpkin Spice Candle – 8oz ($18 value)
- Marshmallow Campfire Candle – 8oz ($18 value)
- Autumn Day Candle – 8oz ($18 value)
- Total Value = $54!
These candles smell absolutely amazing.. I guarantee you will love them. Marshmallow Campfire is my personal favorite because it smells exactly like a melted marshmallow! Autumn day is the perfect “everyday” candle which will fill your home with warm yet light fall scents. 🍂 And pumpkin spice smells EXACTLY like a pumpkin spice latte! 🎃
Carefull Candles vs. Conventional Scented Candles:
Life would certainly be much more convenient if I didn’t know as much about the chemicals/ingredients in my everyday products. This time of year, Bath & Body Works and Yankee Candle have so many amazing scented candles that immediately make you excited for the fall and nearing holidays. However, these seemingly harmless candles hide an ugly truth. When burned, they release toxic fumes which pollute the air and are harmful if inhaled. For instance, big-name conventional brand candles made with parrafin wax produce benzene and toluene (known carcinogens) when burned. Inhaling these toxins are similar to inhaling the fumes from car exhausts.
Remember, chemicals don’t have to have a harsh odor to be harmful; many are actually odorless! Synthetic fragrances may smell nice but they are still chemicals and can be hazardous to your health.
Care Suggestions from the Carefull Candles Etsy Shop:
- When lighting a soy candle for the first time, allow the wax to melt all the way to the sides of the container – this is usually 3/4 hours long. If you do not have 3/4 hours please wait until you do! Trust me, it will extend the life of your candle tremendously. If you do not let the wax melt all the way to the sides of the container, it may cause a “tunneling” effect, and your candle may not last as long as it is intended too.
- The wicks need to be trimmed before EACH and every burn, failure to do so may result in black spots in the candle, a shorter burn time, and soot.
You can shop these amazing fall scents and more on Etsy! 🍂
COUPON CODE “BABYWATCH” WILL SAVE YOU 15% OFF YOUR ENTIRE PURCHASE
(the shop owner is about to have a baby!)
Did you know there is a SmelltheRoses.com inspired Carefull Candle? Check it out here!
I hope you are as excited about this giveaway as I am! Let me know why you’d love to enter this giveaway in the comments section below! As always, if you have any questions you can email me through my contact page.
This giveaway ends October 17st at 11:59 pm! Good Luck!