Candles can be used for a variety of purposes. They are so versatile because they come in many forms and containers. Gel candles and container candles can be used for both decoration and functionality at the same time. For an abundance of extra light, both votives and tea lights can be used, depending on the size you wish to use. There are also natural options, like beeswax, that can add even more benefits to your customers' candle burning experience. Be sure to know what candles are best to use when so you can make recommendations to your customers.
Gel candles are made out of a transparent material that forms to any container. It can be used to suspend items to create the effect of an aquarium or even desserts. Gel candles are often displayed in fish bowls or wine glasses.
Floating candles are small, carved wax candles that are designed to float on water, in bowls or other decorative glassware. Floating candles come in a variety of designs from floral shapes to holiday specific candles.
Votive candles are short, small, accent candles that can either be used in votive candle holders or stand alone. Votives come in scented and unscented varieties.
Container candles are a candle holder and candle in one. The wax is poured directly into the jar or glass and has a wick for burning. Container candles are versatile and can be used for decoration as well as lighting.
Beeswax candles are all natural and are made from pure beeswax which contains no toxins or paraffin. Beeswax candles are also thought to have health benefits when burned.
Tea lights are small, metal cups filled with wax. Tea lights are generally used to create lighting either in tea light holders or lanterns, or just on their own. Sold in bulk, tea lights can be used several at a time.