brooklyn candle studio
here’s to dreamy days and cozy, candlelit nights, so light it up ...
they are Brooklyn Candle Studio. their mission is to create candles with captivating scents, beautiful minimalist design, and the best ingredients. essentially, everything they love about luxury candles, but at accessible prices. their dreamy scents are inspired by nature and travel, moments and memories.
they use 100% soy wax derived from American-grown soy beans for an eco- friendly, clean burn and lead-free cotton wicks. their candles are petroleum-free, cruelty-free, and 100% vegan. they are an eco-conscious company, opting to use recyclable packaging and shipping materials and as little plastic as possible.
they make clean candles for cozy living - all by hand.
each of their candles is wicked, poured, and labeled by hand from start to finish by their team of artisans in their studio space in Industry City, a hub of of makers, designers, artists, and small businesses. all of their employees earn fair wages and benefits: paid time off and subsidized healthcare, dental, and vision.
they like to think of their wares as full sensory experiences—from the artful minimal packaging to the warm candlelight and delicate aromas that fill a room. so, go ahead, light one up.
MINIMALISTIC JAR CANDLES
toasted Pumpkin is the perfect scent symphony of toasted pumpkin seeds, cardamom, nutmeg, clove, and cinnamon notes.
smells like pumpkin picking with friends.
FERN + MOSS
a scent for nature lovers inspired by the dewy and beautiful fern canyon in Northern California. Fern + Moss blends notes of sage and lavender with woodsy base notes of spruce and pine to capture the elusive aroma of the great outdoors. this fragrance oil is infused with natural sage, lavandin, and orange essential oils.
dashes of exotic spices in a bustling Italian pasticceria inspired this fragrant blend of cardamom, vanilla, clove, incense, and orange blossom.
smells like biscotti straight out of the oven.
palo santo | brooklyn candles spent months collaborating with perfumers on a scent that truly recreates and honors the deep, woody richness of the sacred palo santo (“holy wood”) tree native to peru, ecuador, and many central and south american countries.
the candles are petroleum-free, cruelty-free, phthalate-free, and 100% vegan
they produce their candles out of a 2000 square foot studio space in Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, a hub of of makers, designers, artists, and small businesses. all of their employees earn fair wages and benefits: paid time off and subsidized healthcare, dental, and vision.
a sultry masculine blend of earth and woods. Hinoki Cypress floats above a rich heart of cedar and pine over a warm base of vetiver and sandalwood.
reminiscent of whiling away a Sunday morning at the local farmer's market, sifting through luscious fruits and freshly picked flowers. Top notes of pear and bergamot float above a heart of jasmine and gardenia with a heady base of amber woods.
the Founder, Tamara Mayne
Tamara Mayne is fragrance obsessive and designer who founded Brooklyn Candle Studio in 2013. a former art director in the fashion industry, she sought to create beautifully packaged natural candles at an affordable price point.
Tamara Mayne, founder of Brooklyn Candle Studio
originally from Virginia, Tamara studied Studio Art and Economics at the University of Virginia before moving to New York City. after working a series of jobs in finance and tech, her desire to work in a creative field led her to enroll in the Fashion Institute of Technology to study Graphic Design in 2009. she was working as a designer and art director in 2012 when she decided to make candles as gifts for family with a candle-making kit from her local craft store and became deeply obsessed with aromatherapy and the art of candle making.
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