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About Us

Wix'n'Wax is a small business located in Ottawa, Ontario. We specialize in making quality handcrafted 100% pure beeswax candles. Wix'n'Wax was established by Joshua Ottens in 2016 as part of the Ontario government's Summer Business program, which helps highschool students create and run their own small business. Josh now runs Wix'n'Wax with his younger brother.

Why Beeswax?

Beeswax candles are the best type of candles to burn because they not only look and smell great while they burn, but also purify the air by releasing negative ions when burning. These negative ions attach to positive ions in the air such as dust and other pollutants and destroy them, creating a cleaner environment. Candles which are made with paraffin and soy wax, however, actually pollute the air around them. Beeswax candles also burn longer and brighter than other types of candles, are naturally dripless and can help people with breathing difficulties such as asthma and allergies breathe easier. Beeswax candles are created from a renewable fuel(beeswax), compared to paraffin candles which are made from a non-renewable fuel (petroleum). Buying beeswax candles helps support beekeepers and their bees which plays an essential role in the pollination of 80% of the worlds flowers and plants. 

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Our Ingredients 

100% Pure Canadian Beeswax

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