Our candles are hand-poured, made from 100% clean burning soy with natural soy additives, fragrances are phthalate free and we prefer to not use artificial dyes or colorants. In keeping with our commitment to recycling, you may return your undamaged containers to us for credit towards your next candle purchase.Lighting Suggestions: To insure an even, clean burn, please keep your candle lit for at least 2.5 hours the first lighting only. After this, please enjoy safely and according to recommended guidelines.