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Are Yankee Candles Vegan?

by Toni Olukiran

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Yankee Candles are one of the most famous candle companies out there and are known for their massive range of scents. But are they vegan? 

About Yankee Candles

Yankee Candles were founded in Massachusetts in 1969, and have since become the world’s most recognisable scented candle brand. It’s now rare to come across a gift shop or homeware shop that hasn’t stocked their shelves with the popular brand, and they have made candles in literally hundreds of scents. 

What are Yankee Candles made of?

Yankee candles are made from paraffin wax, as well as essential oils for fragrance and cotton for the wicks. 

Are Yankee Candles Vegan?

Yes, technically yankee candles are suitable for vegans, as paraffin wax is made from coal. However, though it may be vegan, it isn’t necessarily the most eco-friendly of ingredients, so if you’re looking for a vegan candle that is more sustainable, check out our favourite picks here for your next read!


Toni Olukiran
by Toni Olukiran

Toni is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants, and when she’s not writing posts about everything from Jamaican cooking to vegan champagne, she’s making a Spotify playlist (she was at 200, at her last count) or playing tennis in the park.

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