From Sign Language to Scent: Inside Deaf Owned Business Chaos Candle Company

From Sign Language to Scent: Inside Deaf Owned Business Chaos Candle Company

Chaos Candle Company stands as newness in the D.C. area.  As the first ever deaf owned candle company in the neighborhood, the journey is both chaotic and inspiring.

A creative outlet born from chaos rooted in the unprecedented times of the pandemic. With uncertainty, this deaf owned business sought to channel their energy and bring a sense of calm and warmth to others. The flame of creativity led to birth that not only filled homes with amazing scents but also light the path for other aspiring deaf business owners. 

Chaos Candle Company's unique story and exceptional products quickly caught the attention of the media, culminating in a feature in The Washingtonian Magazine. This spotlight brought well-deserved recognition and opened doors for further opportunities.

Embracing progression, Chaos Candle Company has dipped their hand in perfumery, introducing a range of fragrances that have captivate audiences. Reviews by influencers  Apollonia (@moneygobyebye)  and Shika (@thegourmandgirlie) helped spotlight these fragrances on their platforms.

By introducing Chaos Candle Company to a wider audience, their endorsements have not only boost visibility but connect the mainstream to the deaf owned business.

Despite its successes, Chaos Candle Company still face challenges that are common among deaf owned businesses. Lack of capital remains a barrier and are compounded by instances where people try to take advantage of deaf business owners who may not have the resources to navigate situations effectively.

The current economic climate has not spared Chaos Candle Company. Due to financial constraints, rising costs and uncertainties make it difficult to thrive. 

Despite all of this, Chaos Candle Company remains driven by passion for creating candles and perfumes. A powerful reminder of the creativity, by supporting deaf own business, we can contribute to a more diverse marketplace.


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