Hi, I'm Josie and I started j candles in May 2020. I have suffered with my mental health since I was a teenager and during the first lockdown, I decided to start my own business to try and distract my mind from everything that was going on in the world. 

My aim was to start a business that could help others in the same position as me but I had no idea where to start. Little did I know that the candle making kit I received as a Christmas present the year before would be the start of this amazing adventure! j candles was born! After months of testing, failures and successes, I officially launched j candles on 18th May 2020 and sold out on the first day!

To this day I still do a happy dance whenever I get an order regardless of how big or small it is! Knowing people love my products as much as I love making them is the reason I keep going. A percentage of every sale goes a mental health charity too so you're not only helping a small business grow, you are helping those in need to access better mental health resources wherever and whoever they are in the UK. You can read more about my work with charities here.

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The candle collection that started it all.