Unlike most candles that use soy wax or other synthetic substitutes, Lox candles are made with real American beeswax which offers a clean burn that does not release toxins in the air (in your home). In fact, burning beeswax will help purify the air in your home. Lox’s candle recipe also calls for coconut oil. This all natural ingredient helps the candles to burn evenly. Since we use beeswax, our candles' hot throw (how it smells when burning) is subtle and not at all overbearing. Lox candles are poured by hand in small batches—just the way we like it.