FAQ

Scent Germain candles are made with 100% soy wax. We use cotton-lead wicks, recyclable glass jars and phthalate free fragrance oils. Our ingredients are non-toxic, with no additives or color dyes; this eco friendly combination reduces allergens.

Soy wax is derived from soybeans, we get to enjoy candles and support American farmers! Soy wax is eco friendly unlike paraffin wax, which is derived from petroleum (think gasoline). Soy wax is a natural, renewable resource. It is biodegradable and cleans easily using soap and warm water. Soy wax has a longer burn time than petroleum wax due to its low melting point. Also, because it doesn’t get as hot, it can be used as body moisturizer and there is little-no soot (the black stuff). Overall, soy wax is a no-fumes candle, keeping your home smelling nice and remaining gentle on the environment.

Soy is a living organism. It continues to expand, contract and change from its current form. It may also look frosted (like tiny crystals). These flaws are normal and are indicators that you have purchased a pure soy wax candle. These natural differences do not affect the burn or scent.

Although your soy wax candle has the potential to burn longer than a petroleum or parasoy candle, it is still dependent upon candle care. The following are estimates of burn time:

4oz: 25-30 hours

10oz: 50-60 hours

16oz: 90-100 hours

Scent Germain uses the maximum fragrance oil allowed in soy wax. Some of our signature scents are naturally stronger than others, however, it depends on the size of the room. Our candles can fill a room of about 500 square feet (think bathroom, small-medium kitchen). We suggest burning 2 of the same scented candles in a larger room (i.e. living room) for a more potent result.

Yes, be sure to sign up for our email subscription, follow us on social media and/or check the website to stay abreast of candle specials and upcoming events. We have seasonal scents and holiday promotions that are worth joining the Main Squad mailing list for.

Scent Germain does offer custom candles such as a one-time bulk order for an event (i.e. party favors). Please see our contact page and provide details for further information.

Scent Germain does not take private label candles orders at this time.

Scent Germain does offer wholesale. Please complete our wholesale application.  There are minimums on orders depending upon product desired.

Currently, Scent Germain delivers through USPS.

Please allow 2-3 days for your order to be delivered. We will send out tracking information the day your shipment departs. USPS usually ships within 2-3 days from the delivery date.

Scent Germain only ships within the US at this time.

Scent Germain does NOT accept returns. If unsatisfied with your product, please provide details, order number and pictures explaining the issue (i.e. cracked jar from shipping) on our contact page. We strive for customer satisfaction and will work with you in achieving this.

What materials are used in your candles?

Scent Germain candles are made with 100% soy wax. We use cotton-lead wicks, recyclable glass jars and phthalate free fragrance oils. The fragrance oils are phthalate free, non-toxic, with no additives; this eco friendly combination reduces allergens. No color dyes are used.

Why soy wax?

Soy wax is derived from soybeans, we get to enjoy candles and support American farmers, too! Soy wax is eco friendly unlike paraffin wax, which is derived from petroleum (think gasoline). Soy wax is a natural, renewable resource. It is biodegradable and cleans easily using soap and warm water. Soy wax also has a longer burn time than a petroleum wax due to its low melting point. Also, because it doesn’t get as hot, it can be used on the skin as body oil/moisturizer. Due to all of soy wax’s green benefits, it creates little-no soot (the black stuff) as petroleum or parasoy wax does. Overall, soy wax is a no-fumes candle, keeping your home smelling nice and remaining gentle on the environment.

Why does my wax look like this?

Soy is a living organism. It continues to expand, contract and change from its current form. It may also look frosted (like tiny crystals). These flaws are normal and are indicators that you have purchased a pure soy wax candle. These natural differences do not affect the burn or scent.

How long can I burn my candles?

Although your soy wax candle has the potential to burn longer than a petroleum or parasoy candle, it is still dependent upon candle care. The following are estimates of burn time:

4oz: 25-30 hours

10oz: 50-60 hours

16oz: 90-100 hours

How fragrant are the candles?

Scent Germain uses the maximum fragrance allowed in soy wax. Some of our signature scents are stronger than others, however, it depends on the size of the room. Our candles can fill a room of about 500 square feet (think bathroom, kitchen size). We suggest burning 2 of the same scented candles in a larger room (i.e. living room) for a more potent result.

Do you have sales or promotions on candles?

Yes, be sure to sign up for our email subscription, follow us on social media and/or check the website to stay abreast of candle specials and events. We have seasonal scents and holiday promotions that are worth joining our Main Squad. 

Do you offer custom candles or private label?

Scent Germain does offer custom candles such as a one-time bulk order for an event (i.e. bachelorette party, baby shower, etc.). Please see our contact page and provide details for further information.

Scent Germain does not currently produce private label candles.

Do you offer wholesale?

Scent Germain does offer wholesale, please complete our wholesale application. 

What mailing carrier do you use?

Currently, Scent Germain delivers through USPS.

How long before my order ships?

Please allow 2-3 days for your order to be delivered. We will send out tracking information the day your shipment departs.

Do you ship internationally?

Scent Germain only ships within the US at this time.

How do I return my candle?

Scent Germain does NOT accept returns. If unsatisfied with your product, please provide details, order number, and pictures explaining the issue (i.e. cracked jar from shipping) on our contact page. We strive for customer satisfaction and will work with you in achieving this.

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