Scented candles are a popular and easy way to freshen up your living space or get in the holiday spirit. They are also used to relax and destress people.
Candles continue to be one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States, found in seven out of 10 households and over $2 billion in annual sales.
If that many people are using scented candles and they are helping people feel less stressed, they can’t be bad, right?
One mom is warning others of the potential dangers of burning scented candles and the reason may not be what you expect.
You’ve seen warnings on jars and packaging that instruct you not to burn candles for more than a few hours. The reason isn’t primarily to prevent fires, although that does play a part.