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Great Green Idea: Aveda Soy Candle

04/12/2007 at 10:30 AM ET

For the second year Aveda is producing a special edition eco-responsible candle available during April — Earth Month — at Aveda stores and spas (check aveda.com for locations). The $10 “Light The Way” candle is scented with organic Bulgarian lavender essential oil, the glass container and paper packaging are recycled and the soy wax will burn cleanly for 20 hours. This is a do-gooder, affordable indulgence, that has the added benefit of helping to save children around the world. According to the UN every fifteen seconds a child dies from lack of access to clean water. All proceeds of Light The Way will be donated to Global Greengrants Fund helping to protect clean water around the globe.

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Photo: Courtesy of Aveda

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Ashley on

‘Course I would buy this. Love the affordable candle, and really love the cause. Good job Aveda!

KT from Cda on

An awesome idea.

Skye Hussain on

essential oils are very soothing and they smell good too:,’

Amber Phillips on

the good thing about essential oils is that they are therapeutic and smells great..”

Disease Treatments  on

essential oils are great for aromatherapy and massage::`

Double Headboard · on

olive oils and other essential oils are very good for aromatherapy and for cooking too _

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