LaRose Candles

American Made Since 2011

Kady McKenzie

Charleston, South Carolina
LaRose Candles are handmade with love in Charleston, South Carolina. Each candle is poured with 100% Soy Wax and all natural ingredients.

Tell us about your business.

I got started by making candles with my parents. My mom could never seem to find a candle that met her expectations so she decided to start making them on her own. We did it is a hobby for a while, making them for friends, presents, etc. We started noticing that the friends we had given them to wanted to give them as presents to their friends and so-forth. So, we thought, why not try to get them in stores! After we developed new packaging that would differentiate us from other brands, I hit the streets going from store to store asking if they would be interested in carrying our candles and we received a great response. Making candles is a true passion of ours and it has been for some time, it's something we really bonded over and have a love for, so it's so nice to see them getting out there where other people can enjoy them as well. That's our goal, to get our name out there and continue to produce a product that we hope makes someone just as happy as it makes us to create it!

What makes your business stand out?

We make them with passion and love!

What's the best business advice you've received?

Never give up even when it's hard.

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