This is the place to go to find out about different types of candle waxes.
Use up your scrap wax for this useful project. Old candle remnants are given a new life and purpose. On those cool nights, you can stoke up a nice fire in no time and you're ready to sit back and conjure up images - or at least keep toasty warm.
Gel wax candles have become increasingly popular over the last several years. Gel wax is produced from mineral oil a hydrocarbon.
Making a Bead Wax Candle
A fun and easy way to make a candle is using Beadwax. This is a great introduction into the art of candlemaking for all ages.
Melting Point, Pour Point, Flash Point
Candle wax melting point is the specific temperature at which the wax will changes from solid to liquid. This can be different from your recommended pouring temperature. A lower melting point is great for container candles and a higher melting point for molded candles.
Melting your wax
Melting your wax is simple, but there are safety factors to consider when making candles. If you follow some safety precautions, you can avoid any hazards that exist in your candle-making ventures.
Natural waxes such as soy, are derived from renewable organic sources such as: plants, insects or animals. They have become a very popular candle making alternative to the professional candle maker and hobbyist over the last 10 years.
Soy Wax Vs. Paraffin Wax
This article focuses on the debate between soy wax vs. paraffin wax.
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A broad overview of the types of wax available to candle makers.
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