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Jun
11

Creamy Chocolate Cupcake Scent

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creamy chocolate cupcake scentCreamy Chocolate Cupcake Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

The scent of warm delicious cupcakes baking in the oven, with the aroma of yummy hot melted chocolate! Can’t you just imagine the taste of a tantalizing creamy chocolate cupcake gracing your tongue? The creaminess and chocolate aroma of this wonderful fragrance are sure to drive your taste buds insane! Our Creamy Chocolate Cupcake scent is sure to be one that will fill your home the scent of these delicious treats! This amazing fragrance will make you crave the feeling of sinking your teeth into one of these delicious confections as soon as you possibly can.

What Does Creamy Chocolate Cupcake Smell Like?

Creamy Chocolate Cupcake Scent by Nature’s Garden is a fragrance that begins with amazing top notes of creamy bittersweet chocolate and buttercream, that are followed with wonderful warm middle notes of amaretto and corn syrup. This scent is well rounded with great base notes of warm dark cocoa, vanilla sugar, malt, and espresso powder. This scent is actually a Nature’s Garden original fragrance.

How Do Our Customers Use Creamy Chocolate Cupcake Fragrance Oil?

Our Creamy Chocolate Cupcake Scent is sure to leave your mouth watering wanting the taste of a delicious creamy chocolatey cupcake. It is a fragrance that you will definitely not be able be resist! For all the candle makers out there, this scent is exactly what you’ve been looking for. This fragrance performs perfectly in joy wax and wow wax, as well as working nice and strong in soy wax. You can easily fill your home with this tantalizing aroma by using it to create some nice and strong homemade aroma beads. For all the incense and potpourri makers out there, our Creamy Chocolate Cupcake scent has a maximum usage rate of 50%.

For bath and body products, this amazing fragrance has a maximum usage rate of 5%. Some common bath and body products that can include this scent are lotions, perfumes, bath oils, soaps, and bath gels. Our Creamy Chocolate Cupcake scent does happen to have a vanillin content of 3.4%, meaning that it may tend to discolor your soaps and other bath and body products. Just make sure to test it thoroughly before using it any of your finished and final products and use a Vanilla White Color Stabilizer to avoid any discoloration. For all of the cold process soap makers out there, this scent is just what you need! Our cold process results are: there is no acceleration or ricing, and this scent has a perfect pour. The scent stays strong and true, however it does discolor to the perfect chocolate brown color.

I’m sure you’re dying to get your hands on this amazing fragrance as soon as you possibly can, but hold on for just a second because it keeps getting better and better! Here at Nature’s Garden, we offer many wonderful free classes and recipes and our free Chocolate Foaming Body Frosting recipe is actually made with our Creamy Chocolate Cupcake fragrance oil! You can literally make yourself smell just like delicious chocolate with this great recipe! Enjoy this amazing fragrance and keep watching for more .

 

May
07

Buttermilk Pancakes Scent

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buttermilk pancakes scentButtermilk Pancakes Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Buttermilk Pancakes scent is a fragrance that it completely true to its name, it is the aroma of a delicious stack of freshly made pancakes. It will bring the scent of yummy hot pancakes to your home that are all covered in hot sticky syrup and slathered in butter, just waiting to be devoured! Your taste buds will be screaming for a taste of these yummy breakfast favorites when this aroma hits your nose. Our Buttermilk Pancakes scent is a fragrance that you definitely will want to try out as soon as possible, who could turn down the scent of this Saturday morning breakfast favorite?

What Does Buttermilk Pancakes Smell Like?

Buttermilk Pancakes Scent by Nature’s Garden is a mouth watering aroma that is sure to ignite your hunger. This well-rounded fragrance is composed of notes of freshly baked cake, hot maple syrup, sweet cream butter, and rich buttermilk, all sitting on a wonderful base note of a nice lingering vanilla.

How Do Our Customers Use Buttermilk Pancakes Fragrance Oil?

This tantalizing fragrance is sure to make all of your friends and family crave the taste of delicious freshly made buttermilk pancakes. It will send them rushing to find the nearest grocery store, so that they can get all of the ingredients to make a stack all for themselves. For all of the candle makers out there, our Buttermilk Pancakes scent is exactly what you’ve always needed. This fragrance works nice and strong in soy wax, as well as performing perfectly in wow wax and joy wax. You can easily fill your home with the aroma of freshly made buttermilk pancakes by using this fragrance to create some nice and strong homemade aroma beads. For all of the incense and potpourri makers out there, this great fragrance has a maximum usage rate of 50%.

For bath and body products, Buttermilk Pancakes has a maximum usage rate of 5%. Some common bath and body products that can include this delectable scent are soaps, bath oils, perfumes, lotions, and bath gels. This fragrance does happen to have a vanillin content of 8%, meaning that it may tend to discolor your soaps and other homemade bath and body products. Just make sure to test it thoroughly before using it in any of your final and finished products, and use a Vanilla White Color Stabilizer to avoid any discoloration problems. For all of the cold process soap makers out there, our Buttermilk Pancakes scent is just what you’ve been searching for! Our cold process results are: there is no acceleration and it has a very strong scent. However, this fragrance does discolor to a dark chocolate color.

Are you pumped to get your hands on this yummy smelling fragrance as soon as you can? How could you not want to make your home smell as if someone has whipped up a stack of hot pancakes covered in hot sticky gooey syrup and slathered in warm butter? Enjoy this great fragrance and make sure to check out all of our free classes and recipes! Watch out for more!

 

Apr
28

Candy Scents

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I’m sure everyone remembers begging their parents for just one little sweet treat!  Maybe from a gumball machine or perhaps the candy store.  Hoping for just one little taste of sweet sugary goodness.  Most of you likely have that one candy that just takes you right back to your childhood.  I’m pretty positive, if your anything like me, there is a certain candy you are craving right this very second to take you right back to that time and place.  Here at Nature’s Garden we have just the solution for your candy cravings, without the guilt or calories.  I am here to tell you all about some of our new candy scents, as well as some of our popular classic candy scents.

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Apple Happy Camper Candy Fragrance Oil-  An NG Original Scent! Tempt your taste buds with the aroma of tangy yet sweet green apple goodness that will remind you of the sour green apple candy you enjoyed during childhood.

 

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Bet Your Butterscotch Fragrance Oil- An NG Original Scent!  A fragrance that captures the goodness of sweet, creamy, delicious butterscotch candy wrapped in bright golden foil.

 

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Black Licorice Fragrance Oil-  This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is great for Halloween time!  Strong and true to its name; our black licorice scent is sure to please!

 

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Blue Raspberry Slushie Fragrance Oil- Remember the blue raspberry snow-cones you enjoyed as a child?  How about those fabulous blue raspberry slushies that can still be enjoyed at most movie theaters?  This fragrance captures the aroma of ripened raspberries, sugary cotton candy, and the effervescence of crushed ice.  This trip back to childhood truly smells good enough to eat…but better not.

 

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Bubblegum Fragrance Oil- This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is an aroma of a sweet, juicy childhood bubblegum.

 

 

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Candied Apple Fragrance Oil- This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is an irresistible blend of juicy apples, rounded out with notes of sweet plums and ripened strawberries; enhanced with a splash of lime, orange zests, with sharp green notes.  A Best Seller!

 

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Caramel Fragrance Oil-  This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a buttery, toffee caramel aroma. Great to use by itself or to mix for creative mixes.

 

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Cotton Candy Fragrance Oil-  This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a blend of fresh strawberry and French vanilla.  Best Seller!

 

 

300x300-doodle-bugDoodle Bug Fragrance Oil- A fragrance oil by Natures Garden that takes you back in time to childhood.  When you didn’t know the definition of work;  life was about playing and eating a bunch of candy.  An aroma that will allow you to visualize yourself being a young child with a cream soda dum dum sucker stuck in your hair, sitting at the picnic table eating a piece of watermelon.  Doodle Bug is a blend of cream soda, fresh watermelon slices, hubba bubba bubblegum, with a hint of new born baby.

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Grape Happy Camper Candy Fragrance Oil- An NG Original Scent! Go gaga for the scent of ripe, juicy grape candy that will remind you of the sour grape candy enjoyed during childhood.

 

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Jammin Rock Candy Fragrance Oil- This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is an explosive blend of the sweet jammin’ berry trio of juicy ripe cherries, strawberries, and raspberries harmonized with hints of tangy citrus brought together by icy peppermint and sugary hard rock candy.  This fragrance truly “Rocks the House”.  An NG ORIGINAL!

 

300x300-peppermint-fluffPeppermint Fluff Fragrance Oil- This is a fun, fluffy fragrance oil by Natures Garden that embraces lightheartedness and femininity all in one!  A fabulous blend of fresh essential oil of peppermint and huckleberries, hints of violet and white florals, with creamy base notes of vanilla marshmallow. Due to the peppermint essential oil in this blend, your skin will be provided with a slight cool sensation when using in soap or bath products.  Very fun! NG Original Scent! 

 

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Salt Water Taffy Fragrance Oil- Reminiscent of a summer visit to the shore, this scent brings back memories of sweet, melt-in-your-mouth taffy.

 

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Sugary Lollipop Fragrance Oil- An NG Original Scent!  A sugar high at its sweetest, the sticky sweet goodness of tart citrus and juicy fruits captured in this hard candy lollipop scent.

 

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Yummy Gummy Fragrance Oil- An NG Original Scent!  A childhood favorite, the essence of chewy gummy candy bursting with fruity goodness.

 

Whatever your favorite candy, I just know one of these sweet scents will be a perfect addition to you fragrance collection.  Whether you make candles, soaps, or cosmetics be sure to try some of these wonderfully delicious candy scents, as well all of our fabulous new scents!  We would love to hear what you think of each of them!

Nov
05

Island Fresh Scent

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island fresh gain fragranceIsland Fresh (Gain) Type Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Island Fresh Scent is a temptingly relaxing scent. This fragrance is sure to transport your mind to the thoughts of a pure and simple island paradise. Island Fresh Type is the perfect fragrance to use in whatever project you want to create. It is sure to be a favorite for all of your friends and family, and even your customers!  If you are looking for a perfect scent to trick people into thinking they are on an amazing vacation, then this is certainly the one for you!

 

What Does Island Fresh (Gain) Type Smell Like?

Island Fresh (Gain) Type by Nature’s Garden smells just like a beautiful ocean breeze on a tropical island of paradise. This fragrance rivals the scent of Gain Island Fresh Laundry Detergent. It has fresh ozone top notes, and bottom notes of fresh air. In between the two are the smells of fresh greenery, jasmine, lavender, rose, vanilla, and melon.

 

How Do Our Customers Use Island Fresh (Gain) Type Fragrance Oil?

If you are looking for some relaxation, Island Fresh Type scent is sure to take you to a lovely island paradise. It performs perfectly in wow wax and joy wax, while performing strong and nicely in soy wax. If you would like to envelope your whole house in this amazing scent, it is awesome to use in aroma beads. Island Fresh fragrance also has a maximum usage rate of 50% if you would like to use it in incense or potpourri!

For bath and body products, our Island Fresh scent has a 5% maximum usage rate. This relaxing fragrance can be used in many common products such as lotions, perfumes, bath gels, bath oils, and soaps. Island Fresh scent does have a 1% vanillin content, meaning there is a slight possibility that when used, it will discolor soaps and bath and body products. Any scent containing a vanillin content should always thoroughly be tested before being used in your final products! You can also use Vanilla White Color Stabilizer to help prevent discoloration. For all you CP soapers out there, this fragrance is great for you as well! Our CP findings are: there is no acceleration with very slight discoloration, a very strong, clean and fresh scent, however there is a slight bit of ricing and you will need to smooth it with a stick blender.

Island Fresh scent is sure to be an irresistible fragrance for anyone who needs just a little bit of relaxation in their lives! It is sure to be a scent you will return to over and over again to bring peace to your mind! But wait! It gets even better! We have many wonderful free recipes available here at Nature’s Garden, and our Island Fresh Air Freshener recipe just so happens to be made using Island Fresh scent! Now, are you wondering how you can get your hands on this great fragrance as soon as possible? Just type “island fresh fragrance” into the search bar on our site and it will take you directly to our Island Fresh (Gain) Type Fragrance Oil! On the top of the fragrance picture, there is a little green tab labeled “Recipe” that will show you a picture and the name of our Island Fresh Air Freshener. By clicking that, it will take you to the recipe. Enjoy this awesome scent! And be sure to watch out for more Enlightened by Layla!

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Oct
13

Butterfly Flower Scent

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butterfly flower scentButterfly Flower Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Butterfly Flower is a beautiful scent designed to remind you of all the loveliness of spring and summer time. Your mind will wander to thoughts of fresh new plants and trees sprouting and growing in the spring and then the beautiful greens of the summer. Childhood memories will come flooding back of years past spent chasing butterflies with your family and friends. You friends, family and customers are sure to love this special scent. They will love the feeling of happiness that comes along with it and will smile at their childhood memories as well.

 

What Does Butterfly Flower Smell Like?

Butterfly Flower Fragrance Oil by Nature’s Garden is a unique scent with notes of fresh ozone leading into a green floral bouquet. A twist of shimmering greens mixed with a blend of sage and lily as the floralcy is bright accented by tangy cassis tones. At the base of the scent, musk is blended with sweet amber and crisp orange flowers.

 

How Do Our Customers Use Butterfly Flower?

If you are in the mood for a unique and spring-like scent, then Butterfly Flower is the perfect scent for you. This fragrance performs perfectly in soy way, wow wax and joy wax. Would you love to fill your house with this beautiful spring scent? You can have exactly what you want by using it in aroma beads!

For bath and body products, our Butterfly Flower scent has a usage rate of 5%. This delightful fragrance can be used in many different personal care products such as soaps, bath gels, bath oils, perfumes and lotions. If you would like to use this scent for incense or potpourri, it has a usage rate of 50%. This scent is also amazing for cold process soaping. Our CP findings are: it is a perfect pour with no ricing or acceleration. There is no discoloration and gives a very nice floral scent. However, it should be used at cool temperatures.

 

This is such a delightful scent, but guess what? It doesn’t stop there! We also offer a hilariously adorable recipe made with this fragrance! Our free Muddy Pigs Bath Bomb Recipe is a treat that you and your kiddos will definitely love!

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Your kids will absolutely adore making these fun bath treats with you. If you are in need of a project for a rainy day, or just want a fun way to spend time with them, these bath bombs will be a definite hit!

Wondering how to easily find all this awesomeness on our site? In our search bar, just type in “butterfly flower.” That will take you directly to our Butterfly Flower fragrance oil. On the top of the fragrance picture, there is a little link in a green box that says “Recipe.” When you click on that, it will show you a picture and link for our Muddy Pigs Bath Bomb Recipe. Click on it and you will go straight to the recipe for the kid loving treat! Please contact us with any problems, thoughts, or concerns you may have and watch out for more Enlightened by Layla!

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Sep
15

Fragrance Oils Finder

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Have you ever come to the Nature’s Garden site looking for a specific fragrance and not been able to find it amongst all our other ones? Or maybe you came with no idea what you wanted and were completely overwhelmed with all of our choices? We understand your dilemmas and are here to help! Yes, we may have over 800 fragrances, but don’t let that number scare you! They are all amazing and whatever you choose will be great.

Let me explain a couple of ways to help you out with your search. This will make everything so much easier for you! I promise! On our homepage we have a section easily titled Fragrance Oils right at the top. That will show you a drop box of the different page options on our site that are specifically for fragrances. The first option is “Fragrance Oils A-Z.” If you click on the Fragrance Oils A-Z option, it will take you directly to our fragrance categories page. What are fragrance categories you’re wondering? I’m glad you asked! Allow me to explain further! Once you have reached our Fragrance A-Z page, you will see links to different letters of the alphabet. If you’re just curious and looking around the site, pick any category you want and check out those fragrances! All of our many fragrance oils are categorized alphabetically. From Absinthe to Zucchini! Each alphabetical link will take you right to the fragrances starting with that letter. Awesome right?

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Maybe you don’t have any idea what you want, but you’re wondering if we have anything original to Nature’s Garden? Or even you know exactly what you want and you’re like me. You can remember exactly what it looked it and what color it was, but you just don’t know what it was called! If you go back to the Fragrance Oils section at the top, and scroll down the options, you will see “Fragrance by Color” and “NG Original Scents.” Click on either of those options to explore the amazing fragrances in those categories!

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Also, along the side of our site we have a section titled Wholesale Products. It lists the kind of products Nature’s Garden provides. If you click on Fragrance Oils, it will take you to the A-Z categories page. But the other fragrance categories we have will be listed underneath the Wholesale Products section. Above Wholesale Products is one more way to find the exact fragrance you are looking for. Our search bar. If you type the exact fragrance you want into the search and click search, it will take you straight to that fragrance. Or you can even abbreviate the name of the product you’re looking for in the search and it will take you to it! Like maybe you’re looking for the Reindeer Poo Fragrance Oil. All you need to type into the search bar is “rein” and it will take straight to the Reindeer Poo!

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Here at Nature’s Garden we want you to feel welcome and comfortable! We do our best to make things as easy as possible for our customers! Please don’t hesitate to ask whatever questions you have! Keep watch for more Enlightened by Layla and have a fantastic day!

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Aug
26

Absinthe Scent

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Absinthe Scent

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Absinthe scent is a strong spicy scent that our customers have called both dark and hypnotic. Many of our clients have had huge success with absinthe being one of their bestselling fragrances. So if you are looking for that must have fall fragrance, look no further. Absinthe scent will have your customers coming back for more.

What does Absinthe Scent Smell Like?

Natures Garden’s Absinthe fragrance oil is an aromatic blend of just the right combination of star anise, fennel, spicy cinnamon cassia, nutmeg, melissa, fresh green herbal notes, with base notes of amber and woods.

How Do Our Customers Use Absinthe Fragrance Oil?

For those who are candle crafters and room scenters; this Absinthe fragrance is used in soy, soy blends, Pillar of Bliss, Joy, and tart waxes. This dark scent is extremely strong and has excellent hot and cold scent throw. Natures Garden’s Absinthe fragrance oil also works well for air fresheners, whether it is aroma beads, room sprays, or oil burners.

For the bath and body end of products, our absinthe scent has a usage rate of 5%. This dark fragrance is used to make a variety of personal care items like: lotions, melt and pour soaps, perfumes, and body wash. And, for those of you that are cold process soapers, our customers love this spicy scent. Here are our CP findings: Slight acceleration, rices but stick blends out, no separation, discolors to a light brown.  An amazingly strong scent!

Apr
28

Happy Place Scent

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happy place scentHome Sweet Home Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Have you ever wondered where the phrase “home sweet home” originated? History has shown that in America during the 19th century there was a song titled no other then, Home Sweet Home. And, this phrase is also quite popular for many home décor items as well. So, no matter how far you travel, or how amazing your end destination is, there is always a piece of you that longs to be, home sweet home. This happy place scent is so soothing and inviting, you will want to kick those shoes off and sit in your favorite chair. This fragrance will not disappoint, but instead have you coming back for more. Home Sweet Home Fragrance Oil is a keeper!

What does Home Sweet Home smell like?

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a Yankee duplication. Spicy (cinnamon and clove) with rose and ylang ylang.

How do our customers use Home Sweet Home Fragrance Oil?

For those of you that are candle crafters or home scenters; our customers use this fragrance oil in their soy, palm, WOW, pillar of bliss, and Joy wax candles. This happy place scent has a very nice and strong throw in both hot and cold. As for other home scenting ideas; this Home Sweet Home fragrance has been used to make incense sticks and cones, aroma beads, smelly jellies, and potpourri. And, even more this fragrance oil can also be used in oil burners, reed diffusers, and odor refreshing sprays as well.

Unfortunately, on the bath and body end this happy place scent is not body safe so we DO NOT recommend this scent for body products.

Jan
06

Candle Instructions

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Burning candles in your home can be very enjoyable.  Candles are relaxing, soothing, and can fill your home with the most pleasurable aromas.  But, since burning a candle does involve an open flame, you must always burn candles with caution.

Here are some candle instructions to ensure candle safety when burning a candle.

Where to Burn a Candle:

Some things to consider when selecting the right candle holder for your candle are the material it is made of, size, and design.  You want to make sure the candle holder is made of sturdy and heat resistant material that can endure the high heat that some candles may give off.  Size is another factor because you want to ensure that your candle holder is large enough to hold your candle and also to prevent your candle from tipping over anytime that it is lit.

Never place your candle on a surface that cannot withstand heat, these types of surfaces may become damaged if the candle becomes too hot, or the candle holder breaks.

Never move a lit candle.  If you need to move your candle once it has been lit, extinguish the flame and allow the wax to set up before attempting to move it.  If a candle has been burning for an extended period of time, the container will be hot.

Always burn candles where they are out of reach to children and pets.  A flame can be very captivating to a small child.  You also do not want to burn a candle where it can easily be knocked over by an excited dog’s tail, or places where indoor cats frequent.

Never burn a candle by any object that is flammable.  Never burn candles near paperwork; especially on desks.  Draperies can also easily catch fire so avoid window sills and end tables near windows.

Never burn candles where they will be left unattended.  You only want to leave candles lit where an adult is in the room to monitor it.  Also, before going to sleep, extinguish all candles in the house.  You will want to ensure that your wick is completely out and no longer “glowing”.  Never use candles as nightlights.

When burning candles, make sure they are placed somewhere away from drafts.  Be wary of burning a candle in a room that has a ceiling fan going; you want to place the burning candle where it will not be affected by the breeze.

When burning multiple candles in one room, make sure they are at least 3 inches apart.  This is especially true for pillar or votive candles.  Burning candles too close to one another may result in the candles melting one another.  This can also create a draft situation where your candles will flare.

If you are interested in viewing other tips and tricks of candle making, or the homemade candle making process, please click on this link.  Natures Garden also provides free recipes and classes for candle making.

Jun
25

What is a Memory Burn in Candles

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memory burnWhat is a Memory Burn in Candles

The most crucial burn to your new candle is its first one.  This is what is known as a memory burn.  The initial burn is the one that is most vital to a complete melt pool.  And, even more importantly a memory burn in the candle is the one that sets the boundaries and scent throw for every burn after that.

Preparing for your Memory Burn

Never leave a burning candle unattended.  A good rule of thumb to prepare for your memory burn is to know the diameter of your candle.  For every inch in diameter that your candle is wide, you need to gauge one hour of burn time.  So, if your candle is 3 inches wide; you need to be able to burn your candle the first time for at least 3 hours.  So, for the memory burn, it is important to start it when you know that you will be able to keep an eye on it for the allotted time necessary.

Although lighting candles definitely adds to the ambiance of a room, certain precautions do need to be in place for the open flame of a candle.  Never burn a candle where small children or pets are within reach.  The wax of a melting candle is very hot and can cause severe burns.

Before you light your candle, make sure that the wick is no longer than ¼” high.  Be careful not to cut your wick too low, this is a sure fire way to drown your wick out in the melted wax.  This is a key tip to remember each time that you light your candle.  Recalling this simple step each time will lessen the amount of soot and smoking from your candle.

Always keep your candle free of wick trimmings, matches, and any other debris.  Any of these items could be flammable.  Hello Fire Department!

Why a Memory Burn is Important

All candle waxes retain a memory.  In order to have a full melt pool, where liquid wax is touching every side of the container, the candle has to have a memory of that.  If the first time you burn a 4” wide candle, and only get a 2 inch wide melt pool before you extinguish the candle, you have already inhibited your candle.  If you prevent the full memory burn from occurring the result is never being able to achieve a clean, full melt pool all the way down to the bottom.  The melt pool will follow the boundaries already established from the memory burn and will only ever reach 2 inches wide.

Besides getting the most out of your candle time with a full memory burn, there is another reason why memory burns are so important.  With a full melt pool on your candle, you will notice a stronger scent throw from your candle.