Think of pastries in bed at a fancy hotel and you've captured this scent. Maple, sweet spices, coconut and vanilla accents on a crisp base of linen.. Very comforting! | Why burn soy candles vs. paraffin? Soy wax is non-toxic and burns cleaner than paraffin, resulting in less soot and carcinogens. Soy candles burn slower and cooler than paraffin wax, creating a longer burning candle. Soybeans are a renewable source, unlike paraffin, which consists of petroleum.