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We've launched better shipping options

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One of our core beliefs here at Pomeroy 142 is that it's possible to provide quality candles that benefit you and have low environmental impact at prices that make sense. We strive to be as minimally invasive as possible to our environment. We make that happen through the best possible ingredients that have the lowest impact on the environment, packaging that is either made from recycled materials or can be recycled (and you'll never find plastic in your order!), and carbon offsets. On top of that, everything we source is from manufacturers here in the United States. Running a business by these principles means it's often tricky to keep costs low. Over the past year, we've changed packaging and vessels to align better with our...

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The best scents for your home

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Scent is one of the most important things to consider when you welcome guests into your home. Think about it, certain scents can bring back memories from decades ago. I still think of roll-on glitter from the Claire's jewelry store when I smell specific kinds of vanilla scents. It was my favorite accessory as a 10 year-old banned from wearing real makeup. Scent and memory are more closely tied than maybe any of our other senses. That's why it's so important to make a great first (or third) impression when someone enters your home. The scent they pick up will be associated with their experience and with you personally. With so many scents to choose from, there's a lot of room...

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How to go zero waste with your cleaning routine

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It might not even be on your radar, but your cleaning routine is contributing a ton of trash. I don't know about you, but I got fed up spending a ton of money on short-lived supplies - especially when I couldn't recognize a single thing on the ingredients list. As time went on, I started feeling guilty about the amount of plastic and paper towels I was pitching in the trash. I needed to find a better way to tidy up my home. After a lot of research and trial and error, I found some of the best items out there that are sustainable, natural, non-toxic and easy to get your hands on. Below are my top products (some are even...

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Are your candles toxic?

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Many people don't understand what a common household candle is made from. We want to shed some light on ingredients and what to look for in your next candle.

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Best non-toxic skincare products

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Not only am I passionate about non-toxic, natural candles - but also the products I use each and every day, which is why I've rounded up some of my favorite skincare products and brands that boast natural, non-toxic, and organic ingredients.  I should start out by stating that it took a lot of trial and error before I really found the products that are working for me now. With that said, I change products seasonally so this isn't always the go-to list. My skin type is sensitive, dry, and I do suffer from the occasional adult acne outbreak (hormones!). This is what's working for me now. Tata Harper's Hydrating Floral Essence I am a pretty serious Tata Harper fangirl. Not only are the...

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