Soy with Paraffin Wax
Paraffin wax is a petroleum by-product created when crude oil is refined into gasoline. It is a white, odorless solid that is formed into 10 lb. slabs. Paraffin is the most commonly used wax for candle making.
“Perfume formulations changed sometime around the late 70s and early 80s. Today, they are approximately 95-100% synthetic (man-made).” Using crude oil or turpentine oil as the base material, synthetics are usually derived from chemical reactions.