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Why Choose Succor Creek?

Why choose Succor Creek? We are proudly the first business in the United States to reformulate how fragrance is made. We eliminate highly hazardous ingredients that are ubiquitous in other fragrances, and we disclose more information about the materials in our own scented products. These unprecedented standards stretched the creativity of our third party perfumers and fragrance chemists who had never developed fragrances in this way. At the same time, we overhauled our testing processes, partnered with people with the skills, education, and experience to rise to this occasion, and developed brand new tools for evaluating fragrance oils. The first phase of this work was to reformulate our fragrances to be free of phthalates (cancer-causing ingredients that require a Proposition...

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Succor Creek Chemical Exclusion List

Succor Creek Bath & Body Boutique™ Chemical Exclusion List   The standards for Succor Creek Bath & Body Boutique™ are the most comprehensive, rigorous standards in the bath and body industry. You may already be familiar with our exclusion of phthalates, but we also exclude many other chemicals with similar health concerns.   The chemicals listed below are ingredients often found in a fragrance that Succor Creek Bath & Body Boutique™ will never contain. Due to the extensive number of exclusions, not every ingredient is listed. If you have concerns about a specific chemical not listed and want to verify it is excluded, please contact our support team.    Phthalates: including but not limited to BBP, DEHP, DBP, and DEP Phthalates...

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Consciously Crafted Room Sprays

When we conducted a survey about room sprays and what our friends, family and strangers had to say, it wasn't surprising hearing: "They smell bad/weird" or "They don't last long enough" and ultimately, "They have questionable ingredients." Did you know over 4,000 ingredients are found in retail room sprays with over 100 different toxic chemicals? For an air freshener, there's absolutely nothing fresh about that. But we have a solution. We researched, tested, tried, tested some more, and are now proud to offer Natural, Organic, 100% Proven Non-Toxic Vegan room sprays that are not only made without aerosol, parabens and phthalates, but also proudly do not contain carcinogens, mutagens, reproductive toxins, organ toxins, or acute toxins.  Succor Creek Premium Room...

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How To (properly) Care For Your Candle: Tips Tricks & Problem Solving

The advice below is specifically for your SuccorCreek candles. Every Candle we offer is hand-poured, tested, tried, and true. We hope the tips below guide you into getting the most out of your luxury candle: Helping your candle burn to its potential is a delicate balance of leaving it alone and keeping an eye on it. •Because most surfaces aren’t perfectly even, we recommend rotating your candle 180 degrees every 45 minutes. This will ensure that you get an even pool of liquid wax. •It’s crucial that your candle burns completely liquid across the surface EVERY time you burn it. The very first burn is usually between 3-4 hours, so please make sure you can settle in with it for...

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Candle Knowledge

A (long) hidden, bad reputation... Most candles are made of paraffin wax (a petroleum waste product that is chemically bleached), which creates highly toxic benzene and toluene (both are known carcinogens) when burned. In fact, the petro-soot released from paraffin candles are the same as those found in diesel fuel fumes and can be as dangerous at second-hand smoke. In 2001, the EPA concluded that burning paraffin candles emit harmful toxins and increase health risks with multiple exposures. Even the recent popular soy wax candles contain paraffin.  Wicks & Scents Candle wicks can also be a source of toxins in scented candles. In the US, candle wicks are supposed to be made of cotton or paper, but lead-core wicks are...

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