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Our Handmade Candle Ingredients

Our Handmade Candle Ingredients

The ingredients in your candles aren't always transparent.  In fact, it's downright impossible to find out exactly what goes into your candles in most stores.  And how crazy is that?  You're buying a product that you light with
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Top 20 of 2020

Top 20 of 2020

Each year we tally our purchase quantities to see which scents are customer favorites, and which scents will get left behind next year.  Here's this year's list of top selling scents. TOP 20 OF 2020 
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5 Tips to Make Your Candles Last

5 Tips to Make Your Candles Last

Get more bang for your buck with these candle care tips.  Candle care is more than just lighting it up and blowing it out.  Learn how to extend the life of your candle with our top 5 tips.
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2020 Christmas Scents for your Gift List

2020 Christmas Scents for your Gift List

Scented Holiday Candles Christmas Cookies  $21.99 Warm Christmas cookies, fresh from the oven!  Scents of rolled cookies with brown sugar, cinnamon, and light clove will fill your space.  The vanilla frosting
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Fall Scents for 2020

Fall Scents for 2020

The scents of fall need no introduction, so let's launch right into our best selling scents in our favorite time of year!
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How to Make Candles:  Part 3 - Fragrance

How to Make Candles: Part 3 - Fragrance

How much fragrance should I use in my candle?  If you google that question, your number 1 response will tell you to use 1oz of fragrance per 1 pound of wax.  Some people think that using more fragrance will give you a stronger scented candle.  Let me be the first to yell out, all of that is flat out wrong.

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How to Make Candles:  Part 2 - Wicks

How to Make Candles: Part 2 - Wicks

 If you’re going to make candles, you need to choose a wick.  Here are 7 different wick type choices that are available in most candle supply stores.
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How to make Candles:  Part 1 - candle and wax types

How to make Candles: Part 1 - candle and wax types

Making candles is both an art and a science, which is the main reason why I love it so much.  It satisfies my natural scientific & meticulous nature, working with weights and volumes, creating formulas, and precise measurements. 
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Burning Clean:  the Soy vs. Paraffin debate

Burning Clean: the Soy vs. Paraffin debate

There is an insane amount of conflicting information out there about the healthiness of candle wax.  One article will say that paraffin wax = bad, and soy wax = good, and it will throw around words like "toxins" meant to scare us.  Another article will point to scientific studies that show that both are equal and they both produce identical emissions.  Some people believe that big candle production companies started the paraffin vs. soy debate simply to scare people into buying their candles instead of traditional paraffin candles.
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The History of Candle Making

The History of Candle Making

The art of making candles has been around since primitive times. Of course, as time went by they become much different in design than what they were back then. In the early days, candles were a necessity for heat and light. Today they serve as
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Welcome to our online candle store!

Welcome to our online candle store!

Welcome to our online candle store! Our team is proud to announce that we're now open for business, and we look forward to serving you all in the future. If you have any questions about Mountain City Candles or the products found within, please don't hesitate to contact us any time. Our website has been carefully designed to provide you with an amazingly flexible online shopping experience, and its ease of navigation is something we think you'll grow to depend on and appreciate. Feel free to browse our entire product catalog, and let us know if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the items housed within. Our team is always ready and willing to assist our customers, and we are happy for your visit.
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