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Wood wicks are uniquely beautiful and produce a charming crackle. They create a horizontal flame that produces more heat into your candle quicker. However they do but require a tiny bit more maintenance than cotton wicks. Don't worry though! They're worth it!

If you are new to wood wick candles, we'll start with some basic candle burning terms and then get into how to get the most from your wood wick candles.

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We have a slightly irreverent, slightly sassy twist on the Intention Candle. 

We believe the power to improve your life lies not in the beautiful stones and shells that embellish our Beach Inspired Intention Candles, but in actually spending time on the beach itself. It’s not magic.  It’s science! 

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Island Thyme Soap Company will be one of the eco-friendly local makers to have its products featured on an upcoming Earth Day segment on  Great Day Live Tampa Bay, Tampa's only LIVE lifestyle/ entertainment show that focuses on all things GREAT about Tampa Bay! It will air at 9 AM next Friday April 22 on 10 Tampa Bay - WTSP, the local CBS affiliate. 
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Our favorite Chef, humanitarian and founder of World Chef Kitchen is on the ground with Chefs For Ukraine to provide hot meals for refugees along Ukraine's border. We'll be donating 10% of all sales to support his efforts. 
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We love repurposing beautiful candle vessels. So many possibilities; large vessels can become a decorative vase or planter, a makeup or cosmetic brush holder, kitchen organizer. If it has a lid, how about a candy jar? Here's everything you need to know about how to prep your candle vessel for a second life.

 

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If you're still looking for that perfect gift for this holiday season, Axios Tampa Bay Local Gift Guide can be a handy Santa's helper! Island Thyme Soap Company's Artisan Crafted Coconut Milk Soap is featured "For the one who loves to be pampered."
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If you’ve ever gazed at the beautiful tinsel sparkling on your Christmas Tree and wondered who came up with idea of decorating the tree in this way, wonder no longer. According to the Legend of the Christmas Spider, it signifies a Christmas miracle from many years ago.
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When it comes to handmade soap or mass produced commodity detergent bars, we are well versed in the age old question:

“Is It Really Worth the Price? ” 

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Bath rituals aren't selfish. It's discipline and its healthcare. Hippocrates wrote extensively about the healing power of water.
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Our hearts go out to the people of Haiti, Louisiana and the Northeast  Haiti was struck with a 7.2 earthquake, Louisianna was struck by a CAT 5 hurricane and the Northeast was his with devastating floods as the leftovers of Hurricane Ida hit them. We're temporarily redirecting donations from our Giving Back program to try to help in our small way. 

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With the western US and Canada suffering from record high temperatures, we thought it was a great time to revisit this topic we previously blogged about. 

Not only should you drink a glass of water first thing in the morning as part of your skin and hair care regimen, not drinking enough water during hot weather may cause dehydration.  And dehydration can have long term effects on your health. In fact, according to the National Kidney Foundation severe dehydration can lead to kidney damage.

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There are many benefits to ditching the toxic chemicals and artificial lubricants of commercial shaving creams and using an old fashioned wet shave soap. However the key to a great lather lies in the wet shave brush.  If you've never used a wet shave soap and brush, here are here are a few tips. 

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