Frequently Asked Questions

Below you can see a list of our frequently asked questions from our customers.


What is a good Mother’s Day Gift?

AEQUILL’s handmade Uplifting Lemon & Geraniums Candle and room perfume Gift Set. Choose a gift that is not only symbolic but will add a touch of luxury. 

What is a good self care gift?

Aequill’s calming Lavender & Marjoram Scented candle and room perfume gift set. Think scented candles, home scents and fragrances that will boast moods, create positive energy and add a touch of luxury to your surroundings.

What is a good first home gift?

Aequill’s warm and cosy Black Pepper Scented Candle. It's a great scent to create cosy vibes to install feel good energy into a new home

What is paraffin wax?

Paraffin wax is derived from coal, petroleum or oil shale and is a byproduct of the oil refining process. It is colourless, tasteless and odorless and is used in a number of industries including beauty, food and candles.

Is soy wax vegan?

Soy wax is derived from soy bean and is natural, cruelty free and vegan! 

Are candles vegan?

Aequill’s scented candles do not use beeswax or stearic acid in our products and are vegan and cruelty free. 

What are the benefits of essential oils?

Aequill’s uses pure essential oils in our home fragrances to help support relaxation, reduce stress, anxiety as well as boost moods.

How can I use essential oils to scent a room?

Aequill’s essential oil scented candles, room perfumes and home scents are a perfect way to add fragrance to any rooms. Simply thinking about how you want each room to feel like and choose the blend to help you achieve it.

What essential oils are good for sleep?

Aequill’s Lavender & Marjoram essential oil blend is a perfect blend for relaxation in preparation for sleep. This blend helps reduce stress and promotes restful sleeps. We recommend our room perfume to use just before bedtime.

How to empty candle jars?

Aequill’s candles are made with mineral-soy wax blend and are easy to remove. Place the candle glass on an even surface with a towel or newspaper underneath. Then pour boiling water slowly and gently into the container. Do not empty into the drain. The wax will float to the surface once the water has cooled. 

What to do with leftover candle wax?

Aequill’s candles uses precious essential oils and absolutes, and because of this we love using up leftover wax to make wax melts. To reuse leftover wax, scrape up the last bits of the wax from the candle container and to use in your oil burners.

How to clean candle jars?

After removing leftover wax from the bottom of the candle jars with boiling water, the next step is to remove any excess candle wax and residue. To do this simply use a warm wet sponge with dish soap to clean the candle glass.