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Detoxify

As much as I love summer, I always welcome the reprieve of the cold weather that Fall offers. The crisp mornings with a cup of coffee as I sit in our kitchen in my sweater, reminiscing the new memories made over the previous months. Life, I believe, is the sum of all the little moments along the way...so we better make it worth revisiting every now and then. And when we feel like we need to take a break from all the craziness and business, we do something for ourselves. In that "me" time, our detoxify candle is perfect. The minute you open the clear jar filled with green soy wax, a strong whiff of leaves fill your nose and...

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Because Life Happens

Had a rough day or week? Need to lighten up the mood? Need some "me" time? How about making the room smell good for a special occasion? Need something to go with that wine bottle? How about a candle? Whatever life brings, we need to cope and recoup. At Green Papaya, we make candles that we want to light and enjoy every day...no matter the occasion....Because life happens.

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About us

We wanted to make candles that we want to light and enjoy every day...no matter the occasion....Because life happens. Our founder is a biochemist who is passionate about candles and believes in using safe / organic raw materials. Soy wax is derived from a natural source, soybean oil...it is biodegradable and since soy wax has a lower melting point, it burns slower and evenly. Therefore, candles made from soy wax are cleaner and burn longer when compared with candles made from paraffin wax. Green Papaya candles are also made with phthalate-free fragrance oils. Studies have shown that some phthalates have a negative health impact. For more info, please go to: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/feb/10/phthalates-plastics-chemicals-research-analysis. Green Papaya candles come in different sizes: 2 oz,...

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New Website

Welcome to the new website! After months of R&D and preparation, we are officially opening our "doors" to the public. Green Papaya, LLC is proud to offer hand-poured quality soy wax candles, a much better alternative to paraffin wax candles because soy wax burns cleaner and is safer for every day use.  Green Papaya candles come in different colors and are either scented or unscented. For our scented candles we use only phthalate-free oils, this means less harmful chemicals in your home and your surroundings. Our candles make great gifts / giveaways / souvenirs as single jars or as a package (twos or threes). If you would like to carry our candles in your store, please contact us via email at...

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