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RetroGlow; Michigan couple transforms quarantine hobby into small business

Retro-themed and floral candles and wax melts
Posted at 10:35 AM, Apr 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-13 10:35:52-04

A hobby can ignite into a side-gig, and maybe into a small business! A Michigan husband and wife team started making candles and wax melts during quarantine, and now they've transformed their hobby into a small business, RetroGlow.

RetroGlow sells a variety of scented goodies including candles, wax melts, and more. Many products are retro-themed, meaning many of their products are named after popular movies, shows, characters, and other pop culture from the past and present.

RetroGlow also has a makers community on Facebook with 17,100 members and growing. The group is a place where other candle and wax-melt makers can ask questions, provide feedback, and take online classes taught by RetroGlow.

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