I love supporting local businesses that create beautiful handmade natural products, and Purple Orchid Soy Candles does! My most favourite candles around I buy them mainly for myself but gifts as well!!! They smell Devine and the flavours are true to the smell! They also do a coffee scrub which I swear by, I have reasonably dry skin and always have to moisturize but not after using this. It is skin rejuvenating and makes my skin feel soft and silky. They are also super affordable which makes it even better! So get buying everyone!
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Purple Orchid Soy Candle Review
100% natural soy wax, triple scented, free from toxins and are non-carcinogenic.
Candles that come in 2 sizes 160g with approx 20-30hr burn time and 250g with approx 40+hr burn time and soy melts.
These come in a vast range of fragrances of Coconut Lime, Very Vanilla, Lychee Black Tea, French Pear, Passionfruit, Lotus Flower, Monkey farts and more.
RRP Melts $6, Medium $16 Large $26
I love Purple Orchid candles as their fragrance can be smelt in a large room which a lot of candles do not do. My favourite is the very vanilla candle. It has a great long lasting burn and I love knowing that it is free from toxins. It's a great feeling knowing that you are supporting local women in business too. Will be buying again!
Love these candles. Very strong scent which is important for me. Glad to know they are soy wax also. Good range of fragrances and a fantastic price.
I love Purple Orchid's candles and coffee scrub!! The candles are presented beautifully, the customer service is great and most importantly the candles are Devine and have a strong, long lasting fragrance. I've put so many friends and family onto Purple Orchid with no negative feedback.
Tips: Try passionfruit flavour! My favorite!
I have been lusting after these candles ever since they were on trial on here. I saw on their facebook page that they were doing 20% off for mothers day so I took that as a sign that I needed to buy some. Actually though, at full price, these are really well priced. A full sized Ecoya candle for example is around $50. This one is half that price plus I got it even further discounted. I think the website said these are also made to order so it's nice to be able to get a fresh product. I think this took about a week to get to me from when I placed my order.
I decided to get a large coconut lime and a small monkey farts. I seriously could not resist buying a candle with the fragrance monkey farts! So far I haven't used that one, but even in the box with bubble wrap on it, the scent is very intense and fruity delicious!
I think the packaging looks nice. It's just a simple glass jar with a silver lid. It has the purple orchid labelling and scent on it, but they are just stickers so I think if you wanted to reuse the jar when the candle is gone, it would be easy enough to remove them.
The scent on this before you even light it, is incredible. It's very sweet and tropical, probably a more warm season scent as it seems sort of beachy to me but why not have that scent wafting in winter! When lit, this fills my room with it's inviting scent. When it's not lit and I have the lid off, I can still get the odd hint of it every now and then which I really like.
To me, these candles are so worth the money. I prefer these so much more than the Ecoya brand. These are way more scented and of course the price makes them even more appealing! I'd recommend these to any candle lover out there.
This candle comes well packaged upon removing from its box you're greeted with a purple ribbon around a candle cannister with a silver lid. The smell is already present. Which is delicious. I purchased the medium sized candle which expected to burn for 40 hours. The glass canister has simplicity with a label on the front & the ribbon comes from the bottom of cannister crossed over to the lid. Immediately lighting it the scent permeates thru my home being an open plan home gave the candle easy access to scent the entire house. Although pungent in the origin of which the candle was sitting. Silence wick candle it still brunt evenly with a nice pool and throw as mentioned above. With my love of candles and beautiful scents this lasted me a week of constant burning which I was happy with & the week didn't need much trimming either, nor did it get lost in candle wax. The lid comes handy when time to put the candle out. I love the scent excellent throw & long lasting.
Tips: Trim wick as directed. Burn on a plate for ease of moving into other spots during burn. Don't forget to put out when leaving the room or house. Use lid to extinguish candle easily.
I bought the large 'coconut lime' scented candle when they had a discount going just before Christmas. I received a few different scented candles for Christmas and I've put them all to the test so far, but this one is by far the best of them. The fragrance is amazing and very intense. You can smell it when the lid is off and it's not even lit. Mine has been getting pretty regular burnings and I haven't finished it just yet. I thought it was great value for for money, as it seems to be more heavily fragranced and a better performer than other candles I have that are smaller and more expensive to buy. I'm already trying to decide which one to buy next.
I love these candles. I've been meaning to buy them after our awesome BR trial team gave them top marks. I ordered 4 large candles; French Pear (review below), Mango Cilantro (tropical blend of mango), Cinnamon Apple (Spicy cinnamon) and Coconut Lime (burst of zesty lime and a hint of coconut).
You could easily smell the delicious blend of fragrances coming from the well-packaged box. I'm positive it would have been more than what I paid for in terms of shipping so I'm really grateful Purple Orchid took the time, effort and money to secure them. If you thought the fragrance was delicious from outside of the box, the scent inside was ridiculously delicious!
They all came individually packaged in bubble wrapped white boxes with the lovely Purple Orchid label on them. The names of the candles are not printed on the boxes which is fine with me because it helped me to randomly select which one to burn first - it would have been too hard otherwise! They come in sturdy clear glass jars capped with a silver lid making it look simple yet elegant and topped off with a purple ribbon tied from bottom to top.
There's very little difference in size between the large Purple Orchid candles (250ml) and the large Ecoya candles (270ml) except the jars where Ecoya is taller, wider and bulkier. With regards to scent I find that with Ecoya candles it really depends on the candle you choose where the fragrance will either be "light/gentle" or "strong". With Purple Orchid I feel you will not have that problem; the strength of the fragrance is consistent.
When I opened up the French Pear, I was in awe of how strong the scent was and was extremely hopeful that I would be able to spread this scent through the room once lit. Within half an hour the hallway was filled with the most amazing aroma. I've never smelled French Pear before so I'm not entirely sure what it's suppose to smell like. I just thought of the fruit (yes that's as far as my sophistication goes haha) but this smelled like the smoothest blend of baked vanilla custard pie straight out of the oven.
Other than the scent I will have to say my most favourite thing about this candle? It burns evenly!!! None of this lopsided burning where a large chunk of wax is left on the top part of the glass while the candle is slowly dying near the bottom. I didn't even have to trim the wick and I actually saved myself some tin foil haha. For top quality candles and delicious fragrances they're affordably priced and I'm stoked to have found them on BR.
When BR sent the message about this candle getting 5/5 stars from everyone that trailed this candle and gave us a discount code for 15% off I was excited because I love scented candles and melts, I didn't really NEED a new candle but oh what the hey, I still had to try it.
The website is so simple and easy to follow. After browsing and trying to narrow my choices down I chose vanilla for a gift and lychee and black tea for myself but I really wanted monkey farts (just for the name) next time.. And yes there will be a next time.
This arrived 2 days after I placed my order, and good heavens the scents I could smell coming through the well bubble wrapped packages was insane, Especially the vanilla one.
I open up lychee and black tea and notice how elegant the candle looks. The glass jar has a silver lid with a purple ribbon that is attached to the bottom of the candle that you pull up over the lid, so pretty!
I lit the candle and wasn't really wowed at first, after about 30 minutes the scent hit and boy oh boy was it heaven. I love lychees, the sweet fruit is one of my faves and this candle has that same sweet lychee smell with the added twist of the black pepper to break up the sweet scent so it's not a sickly sweet scent. I think the 2 scents work perfectly together. We have a rather large lounge and dining area and after 30 minutes the room was filled with the scent I could even smell it for several hours after I finished burning it.
Is it just me or do these candles just keep on going? They are like energiser batteries they go forever. I would guess I have been burning mine for 25 hours now and It looks like it's not even half way yet. I am so happy I brought this candle and as I said above there will be more purchases to come they are such great value compared to some of the other candle brands, they smell devine and last ages.
"If your happy and you know it clap your hands" *claps furiously* My first thoughts when I opened the package were: A. What simple but very pretty presentation B. Hmm the smell of the candle (mango cilantro) is very strong and will possibly give me a migraine. For that reason I was a little dubious about using it, but am most certainly glad i did. I found at first there was no noticible scent, after a good half an hour or so it began wafting up. Oh my goodness, I felt like I was sitting in a resort somewhere in the middle of summer. It is just beautiful. Sweet and fruity but not at all over powering. The wick sort of bubbles out, if that makes sence, which I thought was unusual but it did look quite nice when it was burning. Even though I have burnt this candle for a few hours now it lpoks untouched, so to me they are great value. I will definitely be trying some of the other scents.
Tips: Don't touch the wick, it is very sooty and will instantly turn your hands blank.