Our pillar candles are build by using our pure beeswax and an organic cotton wick. Our pillar collection offers four candle options. Beeswax is a far superior candle making compound than paraffin. Beeswax is natural wax produced by bees. It does not contain any harmful chemicals. When it burns, beeswax releases negative ions than purify air. Paraffin is a by-product of petroleum, coal or oil. It is highly refined and treated with chemicals. It produces lots of soot and harmful fumes when it burns. Beeswax burns much longer and brighter than paraffin. Beeswax in difference to paraffin is a hypoallergenic which is great for people with allergies, asthma or sensitivities.