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Select the Right Types of Candle Wax to Make Candles

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Making candles is quite simple. When creating candles, the process itself does not actually require much thought rather, it is the source of the materials that does.

It is understandable why one might be easily overwhelmed given the vast and varied candle supplies available on the market these days. We cannot blame people if they find researching the best products to be difficult.

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The following are a few different types of wax available to make candles

  1. Paraffin wax

Wax without additives is called paraffin wax, commonly referred to as plain wax. Paraffin, the most popular and affordable candle wax, mostly used to make a variety of candles, including –

  • Containers
  • Pillars
  • Tealights
  • Votives
  • Tarts
  • Tapers
  • Soy wax

Soy wax, which comes in many different forms such as soy wax flakes, is a completely natural wax manufactured from hydrogenated soybean oil. It is perfect for use in creating container candles, such as

  • Jar candles
  • Tin candles
  • Votive candles
  • Tealight candles
  • Tart candles.

You will want to learn about the characteristics of each to assist you choose the kind of wax you want to use as paraffin wax and soy wax candles differ from one another in terms of appearance and performance.

  • Palm wax

Palm wax is a different kind of entirely natural wax made by hydrogenating palm oils. Since palm waxes frequently develop a pattern of crystallising (on pillars or containers) or feathering (available on pillars), you can use them to make candles with distinctive textures.

The usage of palm wax with pillars, votives, and tarts is fantastic.

  • Beeswax and beeswax sheets

Another totally natural wax is beeswax. Beeswax, one of the best candle waxes available can be used to create any form of candle including –

  • Pillar
  • Taper
  • Votive
  • Container candles.

Additionally, sheets of beeswax are offered.

  • Candlewic custom blends

By using Candlewic’s Custom Blend Waxes, you can produce better candles more quickly without having to experiment with different blends and additives.

All of these exclusive Candlewic mixtures are fully prepared such that they don’t need any further additions besides UV light stabilisers to prevent fading. You may find a variety of blends for pillar, container, and mottling waxes.

  • Granulated wax

Granulated wax is frequently used in crafting due to its simplicity. It is not essential to melt the wax. You can simply pour granulated wax into a container and install a wick because it is manufactured from paraffin with a 1400 melt point that has been shaped into tiny beads.

  • Gel candle wax

Gel candle wax, which imitates gelatine’s translucent properties, is not actually wax at all. Mineral oil and a polymer resin are used as an alternative. You can construct container candles that you can look through and inside by using gel candle wax and a clear glass container! Make embedded-object gel candles by putting decorative, non-flammable objects inside the gel for more interesting results.

Not all waxes can be utilised to create all sorts of candles, each type of wax has unique advantages.

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