Honey in Skincare? The Bees Behind Our Soap Bars!

It’s no secret that Fontana loves bees - ethically sourced beeswax is a crucial ingredient in our candles and wax melts. That’s why when we formulated our new bar soap, we knew that we had...

What is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) & Fragrance Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, also called Idiopathic Environmental Intolerances (IEI), is a chronic illness with physical symptoms caused by exposure to certain chemicals, even at extremely low levels. The chemicals...

Why Does Fontana Use Wooden Wicks?

Conventional store-bought big brand candles use braided cotton wicks that are bleached white. These wicks can also contain a core in order to enhance the burn and keep the wick upright, which can be made...

Ingredients to Avoid in Lip Balm

Just like candles, lip balm is a product that is likely in everyone’s home but is severely lacking in regulation. When starting the journey to nontoxic living, it can be easy to overlook everyday products...

What’s Really in Kids’ Candy Flavored Lip Balms?

Lip Smackers were introduced in 1973 as “the world’s first flavored lip balm”. Since then, kids and teens have been obsessed with the brightly colored, scented, and flavored brand. The Public Interest Research Group (PIRG)...

Ingredients to Avoid in Bar Soap

Did you see the news? Fontana has launched a Soap & Renew Bar Soap Collection! Why? Because most store-bought bar soaps have harmful ingredients in them, even if they are advertised as “natural” or for “sensitive...

Founders' Favorites: Mother's Day Gift Guide 2023

For Mother's Day we've compiled our favorite products and goodies to tell the women in your life "thank you!"    Olipop Soda: Olipop magically recreates everyone's favorite soda flavors with all-natural ingredients. Gift your mom a nostalgically...

Celebrating Earth Month - Insight into Sustainability From Our Founders

Fontana proudly boasts our Mission of offering non-toxic and independently-certified scenting products, but did you know that being as environmentally friendly as possible is part of our Mission too? Many big businesses make claims and...

Why Choose Wax Melts for Non Toxic Home Scenting?

Why choose Wax Melts? If you’re reading this, chances are you understand the obvious appeal of a candle: a warm, flickering flame diffusing a comforting (and clean!) scent. So why do so many Fontana Customers...