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100% NATURAL & HANDMADE: ÈLEO

Èleo Creations

A sustainable home decor brand inspired by nature, Èleo produces natural soy wax candles, hand-poured into artisanal ceramic jars, in their hometown of Trieste, Italy.

Words By Dina Abedini Niknam

09/06/2021

Based in Trieste, Italy, Èleo Creations is a sustainable home decor brand that specialises in candles! Eco-conscious and inspired by nature, it prides itself in three areas: an approach that encompasses intersectional respect, 100% natural material, and top quality products. The creators say that the brand is a “tribute to the earth and its natural resources, to the work of people and to [their] conscious consumers”.

 Èleo Creations’ 100% soy wax candles come in a jar that is handmade at a pottery workshop in Trieste. The jars are dyed with natural, chemical-free colouring, as well as represent the artisanal value of the product. Indeed, the brand values and promotes the craftsmanship behind their jars, and embraces the fact that “the traditional techniques [they] use are very different from industrial productions”. Each jar bears the ‘èleo’ name, which is carefully printed on by hand before the jars are placed in the kiln. This is why no jar is identical to the other, as slight differences in colour and texture are bound to occur and give each candle a unique feature.

Nothing but sustainable materials are involved in the beautifully natural Èleo candles. Aside from the already mentioned jars, the fragrances used are natural and paraben-free. The wicks are also natural and lead- and petroleum-free. The star of the show is the wax, of course. Soy wax is a natural, non-toxic and petroleum-free alternative to paraffin wax. As The Candle Lab explains it,[While] Soy wax is made from environmentally friendly, renewable resources [(soybeans)], paraffin is a by-product of petroleum and thus non-renewable”. Beyond the difference in environmental impact, “soy wax burns cleaner and results in less soot than paraffin”. That is why Èleo Creations opts for soy wax and why they can “guarantee a clean, long-lasting and ecological combustion”. To top it all off, all their materials used are vegan and cruelty free.

Èleo Creations

Èleo Creations

Èleo Creations

Èleo Creations

Beyond functionality and ethical responsibility, the candles are simply beautiful and aesthetic home decor items. Èleo Creations finds beauty “in the simplicity of things” and draws its colours and fragrance combinations from nature. The first candle line is calledThis is èleo and represents all that the brand stands for. Each different scent comes with an associated colour. In this collection, the jars represent different shades of terracotta. The five models of this line are:

1. earth which encompasses notes of cinnamon, apple, and patchouli;

2. simplicity with the soury sweetness of citrus and mimosa;

3. nature with the roundness of white musk, green tea, and rose;

4. essence with the softness of cotton, tale, and lotus flower; and

5. purity for a scentless option.

Last but not least, Èleo Creations recently debuted three more variations in theirè/GLOSS edition of This is èleo. These candles come in a white jar that has a glossy inside. The colours do not relate to terracotta in this edition, but are nevertheless inspired by nature. The GLOSS / Purple has a calming lavender scent, the GLOSS / Light blue wears the scent of a refreshing sea breeze, while the GLOSS / Light orange shares with us floral orange blossom notes. Èleo Creations candles come in three sizes, S at 180 grams, M at 230grams, and L at 410grams.

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