Howard University Student Launches Soy Wax Candles That Are Environmentally Friendly & Hand-Poured!

Do you love burning candles?

Some of us burn candles for the ambience, some burn candles for the wonderful scents, but we all know there is something special about candles!

Howard University Student (Go Bisons)

Lauren Hamilton, a current student at Howard University and the founder of Leaux & Co. Candles.  These hand poured candles are 100% soy wax and contains phthalate free fragrance.  These unique fragrances paired with wooden wicks create the perfect smell and touch any room!

Importance of Soy Candles 

Soy candles are important for the ability to burn clean.  Paraffin candles when burning leaves black soot that collects on the candle jars glass interior.  It can collect on your walls, drapes, and furniture of your home.  Who wants their house to collect soot???? In addition to no residue left behind from soy candles here is a list of benefits to burning soy candles:


  • Non Toxic
  • Biodegradable
  • Burn Twice as Long
  • Burns Cleaner
  • Doesn’t release and known carcinogens into the air.  

Leaux & Co. Candles

Leaux & Co. is based in Washington, D.C. According to the founder you will probably on go through 3 candles a month.  The company prides on being and eco-friendly and environmentally conscious business. All of the materials are made from recyclable materials.  As a small business they want to “ensure quality products with a quality experience.”

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