Candles bring a special element to home decor. They bring a pleasing scent and a warm glow from the flame. There are many different designs and colors to choose from so that your candle have a candle that fits your style. It is easy enough to find a candle pretty much anywhere. But there is a great feeling sitting in a room filled with candles you have made. It really is easier to make candles than you might think.
Fragrance oils. To put more life to your gel candle, add some fragrance oils that are relaxing, stress free and can give a soothing sensation when you light your candle. There are a lot of supplies in the market. Manufacturers and suppliers recommend fragrance with a flash point of 200 degrees. When adding fragrance, make sure it complements the kind of density gel you are using and make sure that it is not flammable.
Soy is a natural product grown in the form of beans. Because soy beans are a renewable resource, and are mostly grown in the United States (mostly Illinois, Iowa, and Indiana), they make an ideal choice for consumers seeking a greener initiative.
Now that you have come to know about the candle ingredients, it’s now time to understand the process of making one by following the step-by-step Candle making workshop instructions. Put the soy wax in the pan first and put the latter on fire to heat it bit by bit. Remember to keep the fire to medium to avoid excessive melting. As the wax melts, mix some fragrance oil in it and wait until it’s completely absorbed. For a more stylish and colorful look, you can also mix some dye in the wax.
For starters, the wax used to make candles is diverse. Many waxes (like paraffin for example) are made containing petroleum products. In fact, most candles made these days are made with paraffin wax. The reason is it is cheaply available compared to other types of candle materials.
Liquid color dye. It is so boring if your gel candle is just colored with white. To bring life and creativity to your creation, you can add some liquid color dyes.
Step # 8. When the candle is in place then roll it over once, just as you did the wick. Press down firmly yet gently in order to secure the candle in its place. Roll the sheet over the candle once.
Scented candles are good for adding a nice scent to a room they are also used for therapeutic purposes with aroma therapy, which is probably a bigger business then you realize. Probably because aroma therapy does have physiological and psychological benefits. Also soy candles have a nice glossy sheen to them.