Casita Candles


A surfer’s paradise, Puerto Escondido is a tiny, mellow Pacific haven deep in southern Mexico. If you are looking for relaxation off the beaten path, this is it. ESCONDIDO is succulent fragrance, with agave, orange and fir essential oils and a base of musk and sandalwood. It channels the laid back verdant + earthy vibe of this coastal gem full of waves, dolphins, & sea turtles. Surf all day, drink and dance all night; sleep; repeat...

Scent Profile
Top: Mandarin, Agave, Aloe
Mid: Chrysanthemum, Green Leaves, Cedar, Jasmine
Base: Patchouli, Sandalwood, Amber, Dark Musk


ACAPULCO is bright and peppery on the top and dark and sexy underneath. Like a cliff diver plunging from atop rocky cliffs of La Quebrada into the narrow blue waters below, it's a complex + exciting scent. This spicy, rich scent evokes memories of late nights dancing in Acapulco. Exciting, exotic and refreshing, all at once! 

Note Profile
Top: Peppercorn, Ginger, Spice
Mid: Tobacco Leaf, Teakwood
Base: Sandalwood, Amber, Dark Musk


CHILANGO is a spicy citrus scent. Natives of Mexico City are known as chilangos and this candle is an homage to the complex, nuanced, glorious people of one of the largest cities in the world. In a city where you'll find a Bentley's windshield being washed by homeless children at a stoplight, paradoxical contrasts are everyday life. Chilango is a delicate balance of mandarin, blood orange, citrus zest, chili pepper and a woody base which gives is a sweet-yet-spicy freshness that is completely unique. It's warm, luscious and zesty at the same time;  completely original, just like the fascinating citizens of the Distrito Federal. Arriba! 

Scent Profile
Top: Mandarin, Chili Pepper
Mid: Blood Orange, Grapefruit, Jalapeno
Base: Green Leaves, Cedar Wood


The city of Oaxaca (don't panic, it's pronounced "wa-HA-ka" see, easy-peasy) is a golden nugget nestled in the rugged terrain of southern Mexico. Rich in native culture and tradition, it's the source of many notable Mexican artists as well as handcraft masters of weaving & embroidery. Some of the best chocolate in the world comes from Oaxaca, as well as the infamous naughtier-older-brother-of-tequila agave alcohol, Mescal. A salute to this region and it's capital city, OAXACA GOLD is a bright, fun, interesting scent featuring grapefruit, pineapple, tangerine, ginger and agave essential oils with a soft base of vanilla, green leaves and wood.

Scent Profile
Top: Grapefruit, Tangerine, Ozone
Mid: Ginger, Mimosa, Green Leaves
Base: Vanilla, Wood


Natives of Cuernavaca, Mexico are known as guayabos, or guava trees, due to the abundant amount of these trees in this area. Known as the The City of Eternal Spring, the mild, sunny climate and abundant pink bougainvillea give Cuernavaca a happy, bright vibe year-round.

In honor of a glorious long weekend spent in this lush locale, GUAYABA MINT is a bright, happy scent. The fruity fusion of guava and strawberry top notes blend with passionfruit and mango for a sweet, fruity blast. Fresh green mint and sugar base notes lend a crisp finish to this juicy scent.

Scent Profile
Top: Strawberry, Guava
Mid: Passionfruit, Mango
Base: Vanilla, Peach, Sugar

Sizing Information

SMALL (3 oz): 15-20 hours burn time. Perfect travel-friendly size, to try a new scent or to mix + match scents during burning.

MEDIUM (8 oz): 40-50 hours burn time. Most popular size, great for a kitchen, bedroom or living room.

LARGE (12 oz): 60-70 hours burn time. Just right for large rooms or if you want a bit longer burn on your candle.

XLARGE (16 oz): 70+ hours burn time. Largest size, best for great rooms, open spaces or if you enjoy more robust scent.

Product Details

NOMAD Wax Co. candles are made with midwestern-grown pure soy wax. They burn cleaner and longer than other wax alternatives. Our candles are 100% phthalate free, paraben-free, lead free, petroleum free and vegan. Our ingredients are never tested on animals. 

Carefully blended by satin-gloved hand and stirring rod to ensure that the scent is robust & consistent, our candles will fill your space with enveloping fragrance. For the ultimate candle experience, use our hand-cut matches to light yours. Packed in a reusable metal or glass vessels, the minimal modern design looks as great in your home as it smells, and will make you look like one of the hip, cool kids. Even if you’re not. (Trust us on this.)

Meticulously hand-poured in our studio in Omaha, Nebraska. Candles are packaged in a food-safe, reusable cotton bag, ready for gifting. 

Candle Use + Care

To get the best resutls and longest life from your candles, we recommend the following:

Before each burn, trim your wick to ¼”. Remove any clippings and discard in the trash; never leave wick trimmings or debris in the candle when burning. Never attempt to trim a burning candle. Ensure candle is cool before trimming.

On the first burn, allow the melt pool to reach the edges of the jar. This usually takes about 2-3 hours. Then extinguish your candle for at least 1 hour before burning again. This will help to prevent tunneling and give your candle a nice even burn.

Never burn candles for more than 4 hours.

Never leave a burning candle unattended or within reach of drafts, pets or small children.

The candle jar or tin will be hot after burning, so allow wax to cool completely before handling. By following these steps your soy wax candle will give you a long, clean burn for hours! 

Repurposing Candle Vessels

When your candle has about 1/4" to 1/2" of wax left, it's useful life has ended and it's time to repurpose that jar or tin. Just use a spoon to scoop out the remaining wax & wick, rinse with warm water and use an alcohol-soaked cottonball or cotton pad to clean out any leftover waxy residue. Rocks tumblers can be washed in the dishwasher. You can use your tin or jar for all kinds of other things! All jars, rocks glasses & tins are lead-free and food safe. Our black jars are also UV and airtight, so make the perfect storage vessel for teas or other herbs. #WeWon'tJudge

*Pro-tip: Tins make great reusable containers for toddler & kiddo snacks on the go. You can also

You can also return your vessel to us for a refill of the same scent or a discount off the purchase of a new candle!

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