The safest candle you'll burn

It's my belief that any product used in the home, or on our bodies should be made with safe ingredients. poet. candles are individually crafted using only botanical ingredients - natural coconut wax and pure essential oils. 

Coconut wax

Coconut wax is clean burning, emitting no petrol-carbon soot particles or carcinogens. Coconuts are a sustainable and renewable crop due to their high yield and crop renewal per acre.  I use coconut wax that is non-GMO, pesticide free with no dyes or polymers added. Coconut wax is long burning with an amazing scent throw, making it perfect for essential oil candles.

Pure botanical essential oils

poet. candles are made with 100% pure essential oils sourced from reputable New Zealand suppliers. I'll never include 'natural' or synthetic fragrances, meaning no presence of toxic carcinogens such as phthalates or parabens. poet. essential oil blends are created to enhance your emotional and physical wellbeing. I'm not an aromatherapist, but ensure that all of the blends are safe through consultation with trained aromatherapists.  I also pay careful attention to the quantity of oil included in our candles, ensuring they are safe for children and pets.

Lead-free wicks

poet. candles are made with pure cotton wicks with a paper braid and are zinc and lead free. The wicks are coated with vegetable wax.

Vegan friendly

poet. candles are 100% vegan and cruelty free.


I've purposefully chosen beautiful, high quality jars that can be re-used.  Once your candle is finished, remove the remaining wick and sticker and wash out the jar (use your bathroom sink rather than kitchen) with hot soapy water.


poet. candles do not come in boxes or with additional packaging.  Each candle comes in a hand-stamped cotton drawstring bag sourced from a SEDEX certified supplier. These are reusable (they make a handy produce bag) and are 100% biodegradable.  All packages are couriered in cardboard boxes which can be recycled and we use Geami Eco Wrap to ensure your candle arrives safely. This is made from a sustainable forestry paper and is fully recyclable or compostable.