Welcome to Micheals Candle Making. Our blog is designed to provide you with information on all aspects of candle making. From the basics of how to make a candle, to more advanced techniques, we have it all covered.
We will also be sharing some of our own recipes and tips, so be sure to check back regularly. And if you have any questions, or need any advice, don’t hesitate to get in touch.
So why not get started and have a go at making your own candles? It’s a fun, creative and very rewarding hobby, and you can be as creative as you like with the colours, scents and styles.
So what are you waiting for? Get started today!
Can You Use Candle Frangrance In Soap Making
The quick answer is yes, you can use candle fragrance in soap making. However, there are a few things you need to keep in mind when doing so.
Most importantly, you need to make sure that the fragrance oil you are using is soap-safe. This means that it is specifically formulated to be used in soapmaking. Fragrance oils that are not specifically meant for soapmaking can sometimes contain ingredients that can be harmful to your skin.
Additionally, you will need to use a lower percentage of fragrance oil when making soap than you would when making candles. In most cases, a concentration of about 1-3% is sufficient. Any more than that could cause your soap to be too fragrant, or even to seize.
Finally, you will need to make sure that the fragrance oil you are using does not contain any vanilla. Vanilla is a natural ingredient that can cause soap to discolor over time.
How Do You Know How Much Wax To Use In Candle Making
The amount of wax to use in candle making is determined by the diameter and height of the candle. The diameter is multiplied by the height to determine the volume of wax to use. For example, if the candle is 3 inches in diameter and 6 inches tall, the volume is 108 cubic inches. The amount of wax to use is then divided by the number of ounces in a pound to determine the number of ounces of wax to use. In this example, the amount of wax to use is 12 ounces.
Beeswax Candle Making Uk
Beeswax candles are made by bees, who use the wax to build their hives. The honeycombs in a beehive are filled with hexagonal cells of wax, which the bees use to store honey and pollen.
Beeswax is a natural, renewable resource, and it burns cleanly and without soot. It also has a high melting point, so it’s a good choice for candles.
To make a beeswax candle, you’ll need:
1. Cut the wick to the desired length, and thread it through the hole in the bottom of the candle mold.
2. Melt the beeswax in a saucepan over low heat.
3. Use the paintbrush to coat the inside of the candle mold with beeswax.
4. When the beeswax has melted, carefully pour it into the candle mold.
5. Allow the candle to cool completely before removing it from the mold.
6. Trim the wick to 1/4 inch before lighting the candle.
Soy Candle Making Class, October 21
Soy candles are a great alternative to paraffin candles. They are made of vegetable wax and have a longer burning time than paraffin candles. They also produce less soot and are non-toxic.
In this class, you will learn how to make soy candles. We will discuss the different types of soy wax, the different types of wicks, and the different types of scents. You will also learn how to make a custom scent.
You will leave this class with a jar of soy wax, a wick, and a fragrance oil. You will also have the knowledge to make more soy candles at home.
Welcome to my candle making blog! In this blog, I will be sharing my tips and tricks for making candles. I will also be sharing some of my favorite recipes.