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Get Inspired with Plastic Free July

Get Inspired with Plastic Free July Somehow, July is almost drawing to a close. But that doesn’t mean it’s too late to join 1502 Candle Co. in committing to a Plastic Free July®! And the beauty of this initiative is that it’s timeless. We hope that by sharing some tips and motivation this month, more people will cut single-use plastics on a regular, ongoing basis.  What Is the Plastic Free July® Movement? A key initiative of the Plastic Free Foundation, Plastic Free July® is in its 11th year. Today, the movement is recognized in 177 countries by as many as 326 million people. According to the foundation’s 2020 Impact Report, participants reduced their plastic waste and recycling by nearly 50...

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Check Out Our Moisturizing, Lightly Fragranced Hand Sanitizers

Check Out Our Moisturizing, Lightly Fragranced Hand Mist As more Covid vaccines make their way into more arms, we’re all dreaming of a (not too far off?) future where masks and manic sanitizing are a thing of the past. But at 1502 Candle Co., we also know that the pandemic has taught us all to be a little more mindful about germs and that’s never a bad thing...  Evolving to Meet Consumer Demand In our own search for the coveted product that was flying off the shelves last spring, we ended up purchasing hand sanitizer in the only size we could find–gallons. This allowed us, in turn, to fulfill a need for our consumers. 1502 pivoted to add a totally new...

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Do I Need to Trim My Wick?

Do I Need to Trim My Wick? If you're asking, "Do I need to trim my wick?," the answer is yes. At 1502 Candle Co., we can admittedly get a little intense about candle care. But it still surprises us how many of our customers don’t know that you should trim your wicks. This simple habit can extend the life of your candle and more. Read on for the why and how behind wick trimming… via GIPHY Why Should I Trim My Wick? There are a handful of reasons why this is a good idea: Minimize Soot Have you ever noticed dark, sooty streaks creeping up the side of your glass apothecary jars and other containers? This is the most...

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Lighting Candles and 9 More Relaxing Ways to Transform Your Space

Lighting Candles and 9 More Relaxing Ways to Transform Your Space At 1502 Candle Co., we love connecting with like-minded fragrance lovers. Recently, we heard from Alison Bentley at Redfin, a writer who posts on ways to transform your space. Since we're all continuing to hunker down and spend more time at home than ever before, why not make it as enticing and enjoyable as possible? Read on for her tips. Spoiler alert: we're big fans of #6... Much of our time these days is spent at home. Whether you’re still working from a home office, meal-prepping in your kitchen on weekends, or spending most of your leisure time looking at other homes for sale on your favorite real estate...

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