Small business spotlight: Light up your life with Thea Candle Co.

May 21 2020, 2:31 pm

Created by four undergraduate students at the University of Washington, Thea Candle Co. is an aromatherapy candle company that supports the advancement of mental health research.

According to their website, “The team came together inspired to start a business that would make a meaningful and positive impact on our planet and community.”

Each eco-friendly candle uses locally and ethically sourced coconut soy wax, 100% natural essential oils, and wooden wicks, while 15% of all profits are donated towards mental health organizations.

The company currently offers five types of candles, as well as a discover pack with four signature scents.

 

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Each candle comes in a reusable vessel which can be refilled with a refill pack.

 

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Current scents include Grateful, a sweet and floral candle; Comfort, a lavender and citrus candle; Peace, a eucalyptus and rosemary candle; Confidence, a light citrus candle; and Thank You, a special candle poured for front line workers which is scented with spearmint and hints of vanilla.

 

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All candles are designed and hand-poured in Seattle and can be purchased online.