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Gimmie Dem Vibes
For this customer story, we get to hear from Megan the owner of Gimmie Dem Vibes. A Vegan-friendly soy wax candle making company that is all about positive vibes when making their hand made and hand-poured candles! This lovely company is Vegan, Pet friendly and super environmentally friendly.
When we asked Megan to tell us her story she told us how she always wanted to start her own business but didn’t know what she wanted to do, it was only after her wedding that she made small candles as party favours that she realised that she’d love to make candles for everyone to enjoy as she is a big candle lover too. So she decided to research which wax was environmentally friendly and decided on soy wax and so her small business began in July of 2020 a year that changed the world. She started out with small batches of 10 candles and she decided to use wood wicks as she found them so unique with the crackle they give off when lit. From there she went on to start making wax melts and they were trending When November came around she found that she had gotten so busy for the Christmas period she thought it was amazing she could see her little business start to slowly grow into something that she never thought could. Megan is now working on new ranges like an aromatherapy candle range and a luxury candle range. She hopes that 2021 will be a good year for her little business. Megan loves buying her supplies from Supplies for Candles as she finds that the candle containers are amazing and the fragrance oils are fantastic too! She’s always gotten her order and supplies very quick and in time. She told us that she can’t thank us enough for such amazing quality and great customer service!
So what made Megan want to try her hand at candle and wax melt making? Megan is a very creative person, studying animation and illustration in college so has always had that creative streak in her. She wanted to make candles as party favours for her wedding and it was after that, that she fell in love with the art of making candles.
We wanted to know how Megan kick-started her business, she told us that she got it up and running online through Instagram and opened a big cartel online store! We also wanted to know how Megan chooses which scents shes going to work with, she told us that she likes to choose what she thinks she will like and what she thinks is popular for the upcoming seasons.
So is there a story behind her name and logo? Everyone loves candles and Megan always found they give vibes for any occasion so she had decided to call my business Gimmie Dem Vibes especially since we are all going through a hard time with the pandemic and lockdowns we all need a cheer me up even it’s the smallest of things.
Lastly, we wanted to know if Megan has any advice for those hoping to build their own candle business? She told us to do your research on the type of wax you want to use and which wicks will work. Always make sure to do lots of test runs before selling anything as you may find some issues with wick size or the amount of fragrance oil you mix with your wax!