• Dirty Mouth?

    The citrus blend of orange peel and mandarin give way to the fresh peppercorn spice to give this candle its unique citrus scent.

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  • Can you explain it again, slower?

    Infused with scents of cedar wood, warm mahogany and a hint of fresh lavender, this candle is the perfect masculine scent. Should I explain it again?

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  • No Explanation Needed

    This candle is infused with scents of tart cranberries, cinnamon, orange and pine. Most popular Fall scent.

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  • 40 life candles Mom's Juice soy candle in a 9oz glass jar with a silver metal lid.

    PREMIUM SOY CANDLES

    Candles have needs. We provide proper burning instructions with every candle purchase to ensure your candle has a healthy and full life.

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  • Matte black candle wick trimmer.

    CANDLE WICK TRIMMER

    Pairing your 40 life candle with this beautiful matte black wick trimmer is just plain smart. With its slim, angled neck, it will reach the the bottom of your candle with ease. TRIM YOUR WICKS!

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  • ROCK STAR CUSTOMER SERVICE

    "This is ligit my favorite candle ever. It smells soooo good! I love it so much that I gifted the ladies at my bday dinner last year their own candle. I love the name too. I must shout out the ladies at @40lifecandles. They know I've been waiting for the fall line to drop and they put these aside for me at the farmers market. THANK YOU!"

    ~Kristen H

  • AMAZING SCENTS

    "I love 40 life soy candles. The scent options are fantastic and the creative names are so appropriate for people of a 'certain age'. I've given these funny candles to friends and co-workers for birthday gifts and they love them."

    ~Michelle D

  • GREAT FOR GIFTS

    "I have purchased many 40 life candles and wax melts for myself and for gifts. I love that they can personalize the candle labels. I will be getting some custom candles for my son's wedding. The owners, Wendy and Rachel, are great to work with."

    ~Chris J

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  • WHY CHOOSE NATURAL PRODUCTS?

    We take pride in handcrafting our candles and wax melts using natural, non-toxic materials that keep our customers and Mother Earth smiling.

  • A woman's hands holding soy beans in a green soy bean farm field

    PREMIUM SOY WAX

    Soy wax is derived from soy beans, a natural, renewable source grown by Midwest local farmers. We are proud that are soy candles and wax melts are eco-friendly, vegan, cruelty-free and help Mother Earth.

  • Bundle of cotton candle wicks

    LEAD FREE COTTON WICKS

    Not all wicks are created equal.  We use lead-free, braided cotton wicks. When burned properly, these wicks produce a clean, soot-free burn.

  • Amber bottle on a white base with green leaves in the background

    PHTHALATE-FREE FRAGRANCE OIL

    Long story short, phthalates are chemicals used in the fragrance industry to make scent disbursement uniform and are believed to be toxic in large quantities. We buy our fragrance oils from a company that has spent 10+ years researching and developing pthalate-free fragrance oils for the safety of their customers. We feel our customers deserve the same safe products.

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OUR MISSION

Being a women-owned business is very rewarding. We take pride in handcrafting natural, cruelty-free and chemical-free products made in our home kitchen. We strive to create funny, relatable candle names that will make you "laugh through life".

FAQ's

How much is shipping?

Spend $50 and shipping is FREE! Otherwise we offer $5.99 flat rate shipping to the US.

How long will my candle and wax melts last?

To get the best life out of your candles, follow the care instructions. The 8oz glass jar container will burn for 32-35 hours. Wax melts will last 12-15 hours.

Follow these proper burning instructions to get the longest, cleanest life out of your candle
  • Never leave a burning candle unattended

  • Only burn on a stable, level, fire resistant surface

  • Keep away from pets, children and other clumsy people

  • Trim your wick to 1/4" before every burn

  • The 1st burn should be 2-3 hours or until the liquid melt pool has reached the edge of the jar. This is an important step to ensure the candle burns properly after each sequential burn

  • Additional burns should be between 1-4 hours (maximum of 4)

  • Keep candle free of any foreign objects including matches and wick trimmings

  • Stop using when 1/4" of wax remains

What is the difference between soy and paraffin waxes?

We chose soy because it is all natural and clean burning. You won't get the black smoke that can leave soot on your walls and ceilings. Paraffin wax is derived from petroleum, coal or oil shale.

Soy wax also burns slower, giving you more of an opportunity to enjoy your candle.

I haven't used wax melts before, tell me about them.

Wax melts are a great alternative to having a candles. You get the same great scent but without the flame.

You will need a melter. Our wax melts will only work in our melters. Just kidding. Our wax melts will work in any brand. Message us for details on the melters we have in stock. Our shot cup sized wax melts are a perfect size for your standard wax melter. If you have a smaller melter (night light size) simply cut the wax melt in half.

When you are ready to experience the amazing aroma of our wax melts, turn the shot cup over and pop out the melt into the warmer tray.

When the scent is gone (12-15 hours of warming), put the warmer tray in the freezer. Once the wax is solid, pop it out and discard. Or, you can soak it up with cotton balls while it is still liquid. CAUTION: If you use this method, the wax may still be hot.

Can you customize the label?

Absolutely! Message us at 40lifecandles@gmail.com to let us know what you are thinking.

We have created custom labels for engagement party favors, bachelorette gifts, corporate gifts, and the just because gifts with a special message.

How do I get the wax out of my melter?

When the scent is gone (12-15 hours of warming), put the warmer tray in the freezer. Once the wax is solid, pop it out and discard. Or, you can soak it up with cotton balls while it is still liquid. CAUTION: If you use this method, the wax may still be hot.

What is your return policy?

We have a 30-day return policy, which means you have 30 days after receiving your item to request a return.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unused, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase.

To start a return, you can contact us at 40lifecandles@gmail.com.
If your return is accepted, we will send instructions on how and where to send your package. Return postage is the responsibility of the buyer.  Items sent back to us without first requesting a return will not be accepted.