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Coconut Apricot Wax vs. Soy Wax Candles - ÆMBR

Coconut Apricot Wax vs. Soy Wax Candles

This may be your first foray into the world of clean, non-toxic candles, or you may be a seasoned pro - but coconut apricot wax may have you scratching your head. It's the newest and most luxurious wax on the market and comes with a TON of benefits. It's the wax we use for our 100% non-toxic, clean scented luxury candles and wax melts. 

Did you know?

Our luxury coconut apricot wax is:

  • vegan

  • cruelty-free

  • made in the USA

  • made from renewable sources

  • skin safe

But how does it compare to the industry standard for vegetable waxes?

Compared to soy wax, our coconut apricot wax:

  • does not have the deforestation impact that soy wax does
  • has better scent throw than soy wax
  • is cleaner burning than soy wax
  • emits less pollution during manufacturing than soy wax
  • returns to a clean smooth surface after each burn compared to soy wax (soy wax is rough & bumpy after each burn)
  • is skin safe


Soy grown on an industrial scale has a multitude of negative environmental and socio-economic impacts, one of the largest being deforestation, soil erosion and the loss of diverse habitats around the world. The largest expansion of soy production has been in South America and it’s already contributed to deforestation and change in many important habitats such as the Amazon and Cerrado. Other areas at risk include the Atlantic Forest, the Chiquitano Dry Forest, the Gran Chaco, the Pampas in Argentina, the North American prairies and the Uruguayan Campos. 

Remember, natural doesn’t mean sustainable - not if it’s grown in monocultures on cut down rain-forests on continually decreasing quality soil and at the expense of global water tables. 

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