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Loud, Proud, and Dangerous To Know!

Loud, Proud, and Dangerous To Know!

Greetings and Happy Pride Month! June is upon us, and so are the cicadas! Brood X has descended upon Ellicott City, and with it, a new collaboration with Paintbox Soapworks. SKREE: Ear-splitting yuzu & lime, knee-high grass studded with dandelions & basil, & a rasp of smoky pepper.Available in candle tins, glass tumblers, glycerin soap, and sorbetto sugar scrub.We have also restocked several scents in our Paintbox Soapworks section! I am also thrilled to unveil the Infamous Collection! Inspired by some of history's baddest, bawdiest, and sometimes most misunderstood ladies, journey with me through history to learn about some truly wild...

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Why Paraffin? Is It Really Safe?

Why Paraffin? Is It Really Safe?

Recently, both with customers and in the wider candlemaking community, the topic of the safety of various kinds of waxes has been under discussion. At Sihaya & Company, we mostly use paraffin wax. We always want you to feel comfortable with our products, so let's take a look into the safety of what goes into making them!Why Paraffin?It's simple! Paraffin wax is safe and has good scent throw. There have been a lot of misconceptions about paraffin wax since soy came on the market. I want to make it absolutely clear from square one that there is absolutely nothing unsafe...

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Magical Luna! Our Summer Box Is Live!

Magical Luna! Our Summer Box Is Live!

Hey everyone! I am thrilled to announce that MAGICAL LUNA, our Summer box, is available for pre-order!  Whether you are someone who connects to the moon spiritually, or just loves to gaze at its beauty, there is something for you in this box! We reached out to a mix of collaborators old and new to curate a box that I'm sure will be utterly enchanting.I am so thrilled that Cattail Apothecary has crafted a mini moon kit to share for those of us who practice a bit of moon magic. Liquid Fae studios is contributing a stunning Luna Moth pin...

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Our 2021 Fan Collection is Live!

Our 2021 Fan Collection is Live!

It's been a tradition at Sihaya & Company that one collection out of the year be suggested and chosen by friends, fans, and customers. It started out in 2016 as a sort of experiment, where I let my close friends suggest candle scents, and those scents that received enough pre-order pledges were crafted. When I began my Facebook Sihaya & Co Fans Group, I continued the tradition with input there. We had to take a break in 2020 due to pandemic-related supply chain issues, but I decided to bring back the tradition for 2021. Here are the candles that were voted...

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An Update On Our Glass Tumblers

An Update On Our Glass Tumblers

Hey everybody! Happy Sunday to everyone and Happy Easter to those who celebrate. I wanted to update folks on a development with our glass tumblers so that nobody is taken by surprise when they receive their orders!As I've previously mentioned, many of my suppliers are still experiencing pandemic-related supply chain issues. One of the major things affected has been glassware. Because of this, I have had to purchase a few cases of a different kind of glass tumbler to use. I had been using the Libbey straight sided tumbler, but as it has been out of stock for quite some time,...

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