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Feb
01

Types of Candle Wax


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Types of Candle WaxTypes of Candle Wax

Often, here at Natures Garden, we are asked about the different types of candle wax that we carry.  For beginners, it can be difficult to know which wax to use and when to use.  From pillar wax to container wax or granulated waxes or wax in flake form, below, we will talk about all of the waxes that Natures Garden carries, what to use them for, and what for they come in.

Types of Candle Wax: Container Wax vs. Pillar Wax

Before we begin looking closely at the different types of candle waxes, we would like to talk about the difference between a container wax and pillar wax.  You might wonder why you would even need two types of wax.  Well, there are differences in the two types.

Container Wax vs. Pillar Wax: Container Wax

So, first we will talk about a container wax.  Container waxes are created specifically for container candles.  When creating a container candle, it is important that your candle wax adheres to your container.  If the wax doesn’t adhere properly to your jar, your candles will end up looking like they have wet spots.  While, yes, this can still happen with containers, it inevitable when you use pillar wax in a container.  This is why you will find container waxes to be softer.  Container waxes can come in many forms.  It can come in flake form, granulated form, and even slab form.  Natures Garden carries the following container waxes; Joy Wax, WOW Wax, palm wax, several types of soy wax, and gel wax.

Container Wax vs. Pillar Wax: Pillar Wax

Next, let’s take a look at pillar wax.  Pillar waxes are created to be a harder wax. This is important because a harder wax will release more easily from your candle molds.  This makes pillar waxes perfect to use when creating both pillar candles as well as wax melts.

Types of Candle Wax: Soy Waxes

First, we will talk about the three soy waxes that Natures Garden carries.  We carry three types of soy wax.  Soy wax will give you a clean burn.  All three soy waxes are Golden Brand waxes.  They all come in flake form.  They should all be used only for container candles as the setup wax will be too soft for tarts.  However, if you really want to use them for wax melts, you can add stearic acid to help harden the wax a bit.  Below, we will take a closer look at all three of these waxes.

Soy Waxes: NG 100% Soy Wax

We will start by looking at NG 100% Soy Wax.  This wax is a pure soy wax that does not contain any additives and is kosher.  It is also known as Golden Brands 415 Soy Wax.  As I said before, it should be used for container candles.  It will be too soft to use for your pillar candles.  Next, we will talk about a few things you should know about straight soy wax.  Soy wax can have a rougher finish and issues with frosting.  This is just the nature of soy wax.  There can also be more of an issue with glass adhesion.  So, when working with soy wax, it is very important to warm your jars before pouring the candle wax into them.  In addition, it can be harder to get a really strong scent throw with soy wax, when compared with paraffin.  Since there can be some issues with frosting, scent throw, and glass adhesion with a straight soy wax, Golden Brands has created a couple of other natural soy waxes to help with some of these issues.

Soy Waxes: Golden Foods Soy Wax 444

So, the first natural and kosher soy wax is the Golden Foods Soy Wax 444.  This soy candle wax has soy based additives to help with some the issues that you can have with the 415 soy wax.  This particular container candle wax has a higher melt point.  Since it has a higher melt point, the candle wax will retain a higher fragrance load.  The melt point of the 444 soy wax has a melt point of 119-125 degrees Fahrenheit.

Soy Waxes: Golden Brands Soy Wax 464

Now, we will take a closer look at the Golden Brands Soy Wax 464.  So, this soy wax, like the 415 and 444, is still natural and kosher.  However, this wax contains soy based additives that will help with glass adhesion.  The reason this soy wax will adhere better to your jars is because the melt point is lower.  The melt point of the 464 candle wax is 113-119 degrees Fahrenheit.

Types of Candle Wax: WOW Wax

Next, we will talk about Natures Garden’s WOW Wax.  This candle wax comes in a slab form.  However, it is very soft.  In fact, it is so soft that you can cut it with a butter knife.  This candle wax is a single pour wax comprised of mainly paraffin wax.  Paraffin wax will give you the best scent throw compared to other candle waxes along with a nice creamy finish without the frosting that you can get from soy wax.  It is used for container candles.

Types of Candle Wax: Joy Wax

Our next container wax is Natures Garden’s Joy Wax.  Joy wax is a combination of  soy wax, food grade paraffin, vegetable waxes and other proprietary ingredients.  It, like our WOW Wax, comes in slab form.  It, too, is soft enough to cut with a butter knife.  This is my personal go to wax for container candles.  Since it is made of both paraffin and soy, I think of it as the best of both worlds.  It has soy in the wax, which will give you a cleaner burn compared to a straight paraffin.  In addition, it has paraffin in the wax.  This will give you a nice creamy finish along with a better scent throw when compared to a straight soy wax.

Types of Candle Wax: Gel Wax

Now, we will take a look at our next container wax, gel wax.  Natures Garden carries Penreco’s patented medium density gel wax.  Gel wax sets up to look, well, like gel.  Gel wax is a transparent, rubbery compound composed of mineral oil and polymer resin. So, it really does create a truly unique candle.  You can use embeds and micas with this candle wax.

However, there are a few differences when compared to other container waxes.  First, the flash point of the fragrance oil being used needs to be at least 170 degrees Fahrenheit.  In addition, you need to check for solubility.  Basically, you want to make sure that the oil will mix properly with the gel wax.  You will want to test the fragrance oil in mineral oil.  You can easily do this by mixing the your fragrance oil with mineral oil.  So, first, ensure that the flash point is 170 degrees Fahrenheit or higher.  If it is, it may be able to be used in gel wax.  However, you need to test it in mineral oil.  Simply mix the fragrance oil 50/50 with mineral oil.  Once you mix the fragrance oil, check for any separation, cloudiness, or striations.  If none of these are present, it should do well in gel wax.

Types of Candle Wax: Palm Wax

Next, we will look at palm wax.  Natures Garden’s palm wax come only from sustainable sources. We are pleased to affirm that the palm oil used by our company originates from reputable plantation companies who are members of the Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA). MPOA, together with many other stakeholders, has pioneered the establishment of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).  You can read more about this in the description of the palm waxes on our website.  Palm wax is another unique wax that has a crystal-like finish to it.  It is a beautiful wax.  We carry it in both a pillar wax form and a container wax.  Both types of wax are a granulated wax so, it is very easy to work with.

Palm Wax: Container Wax

First, our palm container wax.  This wax can be used for container candles.  So, if you are using a jar, you want to use this wax.  Once your candle sets up, it will have a crystaline finish.  It truly creates a stunning natural container candle.

 

Palm Wax: Pillar Wax

Finally, we have our palm pillar wax.  You can use palm pillar wax when creating homemade pillar candles.  The pillar wax will easily release from your candle mold.  The palm pillar wax can also be used to create natural wax melts.  They will also have the same crystal effect as the container wax.  This is my go to wax for both pillar candles and wax melts due to the crystals that appear on the finished candles and melts.

Types of Candle Wax: Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax

Let’s look at Natures Garden’s Pillar of Bliss candle wax.  This pillar wax is a blend, containing more than 50% soy wax.  However, it also includes paraffin.  So, this wax, like the Joy Wax, will have a smooth and creamy finish.  You can use Pillar of Bliss candle wax for both your pillars and wax melts.  It has excellent cold and hot throw.  It also comes in a granulated form.  In addition to using it for pillar candles, it can be used to create granulated container candles.  These types of candles are popular for projects with children and adults alike.  You can even create granulated candles without melting your candle wax.

Types of Candle Wax: Beeswax

Now, we will talk about beeswax.  Beeswax comes from the bee hive and is filtered.  In addition, our beeswax is naturally bleached by the sunlight.  It can be used to create homemade candles.  This wax can even be used to make a rolled beeswax candle.  We have even used it in candles like our zebra print candle to create the zebra stripes in a soy wax candle.  It comes in a pellet form.  You can also use white beeswax in cosmetic recipes as well.

If you are looking for recipes or ideas on how to use each candle wax Natures Garden carries, click the link to each wax.  Above the picture on our website, you will find a green recipe tab with a variety of tutorials for each type of wax.  Once you create your candles, show off your creations!  Tag us on social media.  You can find us on Instagram and Twitter @ngscents.  Or post your pictures on our Facebook page!

Jan
24

Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe


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Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe

Today, we will show you how to create this Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe.  This candle recipe from Natures Garden uses 100% soy wax for the base of the candle.  It also includes banana and pecan embeds using Pillar of Bliss candle wax.  Finally, we scented this soy wax candle with Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil.

Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe: Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil

Before we begin, let’s talk about the fragrance oil will be using today.  Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden is the aroma of freshly baked banana nut bread. Not too nutty, with plenty of creamy, ripened banana.  A Best Seller!

Top Notes:  ripe banana, orange zest, cardamom
Mid Notes:  cinnamon, nutmeg, clove
Base Notes:  vanilla extract, baked bread, crushed pecan

Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe: Ingredients Found at Natures Garden

100% Soy Wax 415
Pillar of Bliss Wax
Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye- YELLOW 1oz.
Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye- BROWN 1oz.
Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil
CD Candle Wicks (100 wicks)
POURING POT
THERMOMETER
Silicone 4 Loaf Mold

Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe: Other Equipment and Supplies Needed

16 oz. Glass Apothecary Jar
Scale
Mixing Spoons
Hot Glue Gun
Toothpicks
Pot (For Double Boiler)
Banana Slices Mold (flexiblemolds.com)
Pecans Mold (flexiblemolds.com)
Knife

Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe: Prepare the Banana Embeds

For our banana nut bread candle recipe, we need to prepare the four banana slices that you see pictured to the left.  These banana slice embeds will be placed right the top of the candle once it is finished.  We are preparing them ahead of time so that they can be setup and ready to go when we need them.

Prepare the Banana Embeds: Preparing the Candle Wax

Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe: Prepare the Banana Embeds Melting the Wax

 

We will first begin preparing our banana embed’s wax. So, weigh out 35 grams of Natures Garden Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax.  Then, melt the pillar candle wax using a double boiler.  As it is melting, you will want to stir occasionally.

 

Prepare the Banana Embeds: Adding the Candle Dye


Now, you need to add your colorant.  Since we will only be adding a very small amount, we will need a toothpick.  Dip your toothpick into the yellow liquid candle dye.  Then, dip the toothpick into the melted candle wax.  Finally, stir to mix the colorant into the candle wax.

Prepare the Banana Embeds: Adding the Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil

Next, you will want to add Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil.  So, to your melted candle wax, add 3 grams of Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden.  Once again, stir to incorporate the colorant.

 

Prepare the Banana Embeds: Pour the Banana Embeds

Finally, you will need to pour the banana embeds.  Once the wax has completely setup, remove the banana slices from the mold.  For now, you can set them aside, we will come back to them.

Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe: Prepare the Pecan Embeds

Now, we will prepare the pecan embeds,  The pecan embeds will also go on top of your candle.  We will be preparing a total of twelve of the pecan embeds that you see pictured.  However, since there are only 6 cavities in the mold, you will need to fill the mold twice.

Prepare the Pecan Embeds: Preparing the Candle Wax

Once again, using a double boiler melt 60 grams of Natures Garden’s Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax.  As the wax is melting, you will want to stir occasionally.  You do not want to allow the temperature to get above 200 degrees Fahrenheit.

Prepare the Pecan Embeds: Add the Liquid Candle Dye

Next, we will begin coloring our candle wax.  You will once again need a toothpick.  First, dip you toothpick in the brown liquid candle dye.  Then, dip the toothpick in the candle wax.  Stir to incorporate the candle dye.

Prepare the Pecan Embeds: Add the Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil

Once you have incorporated your candle colorant, you will need to add the Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil.  Weigh out and add 6 grams of Natures Garden Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil.  Then, stir to incorporate fragrance oil.

Prepare the Pecan Embeds: Pour the Pecan Embeds

Finally, you will need to pour the pecan embeds.  Carefully, pour the candle wax into the six cavities of the pecans mold.  Then, allow them to setup.  Once they have setup, remove them from the mold.  Now, once your embeds have been removed from the mold, you will need to remelt the candle wax that is left in the pouring pot and pour one more round of pecans.

Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe: Prepare the Banana Chunks

In this candle recipe, we used a very light yellow color for our chunks.  The chucks will be placed into the candle before it fully sets up.  Little portions of these chunks can be seen from the outside of the jar.

Prepare the Banana Chunks: Melting the Candle Wax

Now, we will need to melt about 150 grams of soy wax.  Once again, you will want to melt the wax using a double boiler.  As your wax is melting, stir occasionally.  Be careful that you do not allow the wax to get too hot.

Prepare the Banana Chunks: Adding the Yellow Candle Dye

Next, we will be coloring our candle wax.  We will once again, be using a toothpick.  So, dip your toothpick in the yellow candle colorant.  Then, dip it into the candle wax.  Then, using the other side of the toothpick, repeat this process one more time.  Lastly, stir with your mixing spoon to incorporate the colorant.

Prepare the Banana Chunks: Adding the Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil

The last thing you will do before pouring your wax into the mold is add fragrance oil.  So, to the melted candle wax, add 15 grams of Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil.  Then, mix to incorporate the scent into the wax.

Prepare the Banana Chunks: Pouring the Candle Wax

Finally, it is time to pour your candle wax.  You will pour the candle wax into on cavity of the four loaf silicone mold.  Then, you will let the wax setup.  However, while the wax is still soft, slice it like you would a cake.  You want to cut it into small cubes.  Once the wax has completely cooled, remove it form the mold.

Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe: Prepare the Tan Colored Candle Wax

Next,we will prepare candle wax in a sort of tan color.  The tan colored candle wax is used for the majority of the candle.  It will be colored with brown candle dye along with a little bit of yellow.

Prepare the Tan Colored Candle Wax: Melt the Candle Wax

Now, we will prepare and melt the candle wax that will be used for the bulk of the candle.  So, weigh out 250 grams of soy wax.  Then, melt your wax using a double boiler.  Use caution not to overheat the wax.

Prepare the Tan Colored Candle Wax: Color the Candle Wax

In order to color the candle wax, you will need two of Natures Garden’s liquid candle dyes.  First, add one drop of the Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye in brown.  Then, use a tooth pick, as you have in previous steps, to add just a tiny bit of yellow candle colorant.  Mix to incorporate the candle dyes.

Prepare the Tan Colored Candle Wax: Add the Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil

Lastly, we will add our Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil.  So, weigh out 25 grams of the Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil.  Then, mix to completely incorporate the scent.

Prepare the Tan Colored Candle Wax: Pour the Candle Wax

Finally, pour the candle wax into the jar.  You will notice that your jar is only about 3/4 of the way full.  At this time, you will begin add the yellow colored wax cubes you prepared earlier.  Add the carefully and slowly.  If you are not careful, you could easily splash the candle wax.

Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe: Prepare the Whipped Topping

Finally, you will need to prepare the whipped topping for your Banana Nut Bread Candle Recipe.  You will need to prepare the whipped topping, then place embeds on top.  You will be placing both pecans and bananas on top.

First, weigh out 225 grams of the soy wax.  Then, use a double boiler to melt the candle wax.  Once it is melted, remove it from the heat.

Next, add 22 grams of the Banana Nut Bread Fragrance Oil.  Then, use a spoon to incorporate the fragrance oil into the wax.  Then, pour the candle wax into a bowl.  As it begins to thicken, you will need to use a spoon to mix and whip it.  When it is at whipped cream consistency, top the candle with the wax.

 

Finally, place the pecan embeds and banana slices on top.  Once you have placed the embed on top, curl you wicks, and you are all done!  Simply allow your candle to cure for a few days.  Then, trim your wicks and burn your candle.

 

Aug
30

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils


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Best Cucumber Fragrance OilsBest Cucumber Fragrance Oils

Are you looking for a fresh new scent to add to your products line? Why not try a cucumber scent? Whether on its own or mixed with perhaps a melon note, cucumber scents can be both refreshing and relaxing. So, Natures Garden has compiled a list of our best cucumber fragrance oils. Cucumber fragrance oils can be used for bath and body products and in your homemade candles. Any one of these cucumber fragrance oils will make a wonderful addition to your product line. These cucumber fragrance oils will leave a clean fresh aroma in any products you choose to make!

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber & Melons Fragrance OilBest Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber and Melons Fragrance Oil

First, we have a best seller from Natures Garden! Cucumber and Melons Fragrance Oil has a wonderful aroma of sour and sweet cucumber and a deep green oily note with hints of violet, with a background of sweet, freshly sliced honeydew melon. Our customers give this fragrance oil great reviews in a variety of applications!  One customer from Alabama stated, “Natures Garden’s cucumber and melons fragrance oil is spot on! It is super strong in my homemade candles and bath and body recipes. Get this one, you will not be disappointed.”

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber & Melons Fragrance Oil Soap

 

When testing Cucumber and Melons Fragrance Oil, we found there was no ricing but slight acceleration when first added but stick blends out. Following slight separation once setup but reabsorbs. Also, there was no discoloration.  This scent is truly amazing!  Very fresh, clean, and crisp, a great addition to your CP line.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber & Melons Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you are looking to color your homemade candle with Cucumber & Melon Fragrance Oil, we suggest using a small shred of green and yellow color blocks. Also, you can use one drop of green plus one drop of yellow liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Cantaloupe Fragrance OilBest Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Cantaloupe Fragrance Oil

Are you looking for a juicy, fresh fragrance oil? Well then, look no further! Cucumber Cantaloupe Fragrance Oil is an aromatic blend of ripe cantaloupe, with base notes of fresh green and juicy cucumber notes. Another beat selling aroma from Natures Garden that will make a phenomenal addition to your homemade candle or bath and body line. In fact, one candle maker from Indiana purchased this fruity scent for their soy candles and loved it!  Here is what they had to say, “I’ve always had a cucumber melon fragrance as an option for my customers. I ran out of my previous oil so I thought I’d try something just a tad different. So glad I did. This fragrance really is the perfect blend of crisp cucumbers and sweet melon. It’s actually the best cucumber melon fragrance I’ve ever tried. Great hot and cold throw in golden wax 464”

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Cantaloupe Fragrance Oil Soap

As a result of our CP soap testing, we found no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation. Cucumber Cantaloupe Fragrance Oil is a great classic that is both juicy and fruity.  It is so rich and full! We found no discoloration in final soap.  The scent also stayed super strong throughout cure.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Cantaloupe Fragrance Oil Candle

If you’re wanting to color your homemade candle, we suggest using two drops of orange liquid candle dye and a small amount of yellow liquid candle dye. This suggestion is based on four pounds of wax. But you can also shred a small amount of orange and yellow color blocks into your melted wax.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance OilBest Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil

Next, Natures Garden has a spa-like fragrance oil. Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil has top notes of aldehydic fruit notes of grapefruit and lime, with middle notes of guava, fresh cucumber, and passionfruit, and base notes of fern, wasabi, and cilantro. Our customers give this fragrance oil a five star rating.  In fact, one soap maker from Illinois had this to say, “Everyone that smells this scent loves it and wants it right away. Customers can’t get enough of it! It just smells good in everything. Lotion, soap, creams, body sprays…EVERYTHING!”

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Are you looking for a fragrance oil with an interesting, strong, and complex scent retention in CP soap? Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil performed perfectly during our testing. We found no ricing, no acceleration, no separation, and no discoloration.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil Candle

When coloring your homemade candles, our color suggestion for Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil is based on four pounds of wax. Use three drops of green liquid candle dye or shred a small amount of green color block into your melted wax.

 

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil Recipe

Natures Garden has an amazing recipe that will leave your hair detangled and silky soft. Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe makes two 8oz bottles. You can find all the ingredients you’ll need at Natures Garden.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oil NG Cucumber Melon Type Fragrance OilBest Cucumber Fragrance Oils NG Cucumber Melon Type Fragrance Oil

Natures Garden has two fragrance oils similar in name. Each fragrance oil has a different aroma to them. NG Cucumber Melon Type Fragrance Oil compares to the famous brand. NG Cucumber Melon Type Fragrance Oil performs great in wow wax, soy wax, and joy wax. In addition, soap makers love it as well. In fact, one melt and pour soap maker from Utah said this, “AWESOME scent!!! Fantastic. Wonderful in MP soap. Beautiful scent. My customers absolutely love it. Best Cucumber Melon I have ever used. Thanks NG for yet another fantastic job.”

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils NG Cucumber Melon Type Fragrance Oil Soap

 

As a result of our cold process soap testing, NG Cucumber Melon Type Fragrance Oil has a very strong scent after cure. In addition, our testing found no separation, no ricing, and no acceleration. Finally, we found no discoloration.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils NG Cucumber Melon Type Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you are looking to color your homemade candle, we suggest using one drop of green liquid candle per four pounds of melted wax. Or you can shred a small amount of green color block into your melted wax.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Fragrance OilBest Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Fragrance Oil

Now, Natures Garden has a fragrance oil with an aroma of sweet and sour cucumber and a deep green oily note with hints of violet. Cucumber Fragrance Oil has a wonderful aroma in cp soap and your homemade candles! In addition to using the fragrance oil alone, many customers use this cucumber scent in their custom mixes. What fragrance oils have you mixed with this straight cucumber scent?

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Fragrance Oil Soap

 

This fragrance oil stays nice and strong in CP soap. Also, there was no acceleration, no ricing, no separation, also it does not discolor. A perfect fragrance oil for CP soap!

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Fragrance Oil Candle

 

When coloring your homemade candles, we suggest shredding a small amount of a green color block into your melted candle wax. Alternatively, you can use one drop of green liquid candle dye. No matter which coloring method you chose, our recommendations are based on four pounds of candle wax.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Aloe Vera and Cucumber Fragrance OilBest Cucumber Fragrance Oils Aloe Vera and Cucumber Fragrance Oil

Another scent with a scent of crisp, cool cucumbers, refreshing green aloe and a touch of fresh citrus blended together to create a scent as light as a summer breeze. Aloe Vera and Cucumber Fragrance Oil does great in homemade candles and bath and body products. This cucumber fragrance oil is extremely popular among soap makers. One cold process soap maker from North Carolina stated, “This fragrance is excellent! It smells great, so fresh and clean and I can pick up on the obvious scents of both the cucumber and aloe. It behaved perfectly in CP too! I was able to do a beautiful column pour. A keeper.”

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Aloe Vera and Cucumber Fragrance Oil Soap

 

While testing Aloe Vera and Cucumber Fragrance Oil in CP soap, Natures Garden found no separation, no ricing, and no acceleration. In addition, it did not discolor and had a strong fresh aroma.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Aloe Vera and Cucumber Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you decide to color your homemade candles, we suggest shredding a small amount of a green color block into your melted candle wax. Alternatively, you can use three drops of green liquid candle dye. Our suggestions are based on four pounds of candle wax.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance OIls Aloe Vera and Cucumber Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Natures Garden has a wonderful hair care recipe that will leave your hair silky smooth and tangle free. Aloe Cucumber Hair Conditioner Recipe is a wonderful conditioner perfect for all hair types. This is my personal favorite of all of Natures Garden’s recipes.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Mint Fragrance OilBest Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Mint Fragrance Oil

Next, Natures Garden has a wonderful and complex fragrance oil that will blow you away! Cucumber Mint Fragrance Oil is a blend of fresh cucumber and freshly-cut mint leaves, complimented with floral blossoms.  Natures Garden’s cucumber mint fragrance begins with top notes of ripe banana, garden-fresh cucumber, and juicy clementine; followed by middle notes of cyclamen blossoms, African violets, and Madonna lily;  sitting on base notes of palm fronds, cool peppermint, and spearmint leaves.

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Mint Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Cucumber Mint Fragrance Oil maintains a strong scent in cold process soap after cure. In addition, during testing, we found no ricing, no discoloration, and no acceleration. It did separate after it was poured but it reabsorbed.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Mint Fragrance Oil Candle

 

When you color your homemade candles, our color suggestion is to use two drops of liquid candle dye in a  four pound batch. Another option is to shred a small amount of a green color block in your melted wax.

 

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Splash Fragrance OilBest Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Splash Fragrance Oil

Next, Natures Garden has a refreshing, spa like fragrance oil called Cucumber Splash Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil is complex that smells amazing. Some of the notes include aloe, cucumber, bergamot, and grapefruit; followed by middle notes of jasmine, freesia, melons, and paperwhites. Well-rounded with base notes of fern, teakwood, oakmoss, and sandalwood.

This is my personal favorite cucumber scent for candles.  I am not alone though, one candle maker from Tennessee had this to say, “I was looking for a cucumber like scent to add to my candle line but didn’t want just the traditional cucumber melon, so I decided to give this one a try and OMG I am so glad that I did. It is so clean and fresh, I can definitely pick up on the cucumber notes but all the other notes in this fragrance just blends together perfectly! Also everyone that I have given this to as a sample to try has loved it, I even got a request to make this in a big 16 oz candle jar they loved the scent that much. This is definitely a keeper for me.”

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Splash Fragrance Oil Soap

 

While testing Cucumber Splash Fragrance Oil in CP soap, we found it has a very strong scent retention. Also, we found no discoloration, no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Splash Fragrance Oil Candle

 

Are you a candle or wax melt maker trying to decide how to color your wax? We suggest coloring your homemade candles with one drop of green liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Also, you can shred a small amount of green color block into your melted wax.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Cucumber Splash Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Cucumber Cream Recipe is an amazing homemade cucumber lotion recipe that has become a favorite among many of the Natures Garden staff.  It is light and fluffy hand cream recipe with the perfect amount of moisturizing power!  In addition, it is scented with our Cucumber Splash Fragrance Oil, making it a must have in your product line.

 

Best Cucumber Fragrance Oils Dill Pickle Fragrance OilBest Cucumber Fragrance Oils Dill Pickle Fragrance Oil

Just when you think you have smelled every fragrance oil on earth, Natures Garden presents our Dill Pickle Fragrance!  A truly creative scent that will get your customers talking!  This fragrance brings back precious memories of pregnancy for some reason. A Best Seller!  An NG Original!

Top Notes:  lemon
Mid Notes:  parsley, cucumber, dill pickle
Base Notes:  dill pickle

Are you trying to decide how to color your homemade candles? Do you need a suggestion? Use 4 drops of green liquid candle dye per 4 pounds of wax or shred an ample amount of a green color block into your melted wax. Never use crayons to color your candles as they will clog your wick.

 

Next, if you are a cold process soaper, I’m sure you are wondering how this fragrance oil will perform in cp soap.  Well, your wait is over!  This unique pickle scent showed a perfect pour. It had no ricing, no acceleration, no separation, no discoloration. Finally, it also maintained a good scent retention.

 

What have you made with Natures Garden’s cucumber scents?  Which one is your favorite?  We would love your feedback, it is always appreciated. Show off pictures of your finished products on our Facebook page.  Also, you can tag us on Instagram or Twitter @ngscents.

Jul
28

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils


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Best Chocolate Fragrance OilsBest Chocolate Fragrance Oils

The following list of the best chocolate fragrance oils from Natures Garden will be rich, full-bodied, and absolutely succulent. Imagine the aroma of hot, steamy cocoa with marshmallows on a cold winters day or a creamy chocolate gracefully flowing down a chocolate fountain. No one can resist the aroma of decadent chocolate cupcakes with creamy buttercream frosting. Natures Garden chocolate fragrances will engage all of your senses with true delight; they provide enjoyment without the dreaded calories. Any chocolate fragrance oils will make great candles. Also, most chocolate fragrance oils will do awesome in bath and body products. Looking through the following list for descriptions and recipes for each of these chocolate fragrance oils that Natures Garden offers.

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Hot Cocoa Fragrance OilBest Chocolate Fragrance Oils Hot Cocoa Fragrance Oil

First, we have a best seller from Natures Garden.  One of the most popular drinks during the winter months is hot cocoa. Thankfully Natures Garden has a fragrance oil that will make any homemade candle smell amazing. Also, you can use Hot Cocoa Fragrance Oil in handmade bath and body products such as soaps, creams, and body butters. It may smell good enough to drink, but we definitely recommend not trying it!

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Hot Cocoa Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Hot Cocoa Fragrance Oil has an amazing scent retention on CP soap. Also during our testing, we found it discolors to a milk chocolate that is perfect for this best selling fragrance oil. Lastly, we found it has a perfect pour, no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation. Definitely, a must have fragrance oil for cold process soap.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Hot Cocoa Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you want to color your homemade candles, we suggest shredding a small amount of a brown color block into your melted wax. Alternatively, you can add four drops of liquid candle dye into your wax. This suggestion is based on four pounds of wax.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Red Velvet Cake Fragrance OilBest Chocolate Fragrance Oils Red Velvet Cake Fragrance Oil

Now, Natures Garden has a delectable aroma of freshly baked red velvet cake.  This fragrance begins with top notes of strawberry syrup, dark chocolate, and red currant; followed by middle notes of buttermilk, cocoa powder, and sugar cane; while sitting on base notes of vanilla extract, creamy sandalwood, and Tonka beans. If you are looking for a scrumptious bakery fragrance oil, Red Velvet Cake Fragrance Oil may be exactly what you are looking for! Red Velvet Cake Fragrance Oil will make a great homemade candle or use it for any bath and body products you may make.

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Red Velvet Cake Fragrance Oil Soap

 

During our cold process soap testing, we found no acceleration, no separation, no ricing, and will discolors to a milk chocolate. Also, we found it has a nice and strong scent retention in CP soap.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Red Velvet Cake Fragrance Oil Candle

 

When coloring your homemade candle scented in Red Velvet Cake Fragrance Oil, we suggest using four drops of brown and three drops of burgundy liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Orchid Fragrance OilBest Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Orchid Fragrance Oil

Next, Nature’s Garden has a chocolate fragrance oil that reminiscent of true chocolate orchids, which smell like a fresh floral with undertones of real chocolate. Chocolate Orchid Fragrance Oil is both complex and delicious. The top notes contain orange, lemon, bergamot, and lime. Followed by middle notes of peach, raspberry, orchid, and jasmine. Lastly, it has bottom notes of chocolate, patchouli, vanilla, and amber. Whether you make homemade bath and body products or handmade candles, Chocolate Orchid Fragrance Oil will make a great addition to any product line.

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Orchid Fragrance Oil Soap

 

While testing Chocolate Orchid Fragrance Oil in CP soap, we found it does discolor to a chocolate color. Also, we found there is no ricing, no separation, and no acceleration.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Orchid Fragrance Oil Candle

 

When making homemade candles, we suggest shredding a small amount of purple and red color blocks into your melted wax. Also, you can use two drops of purple plus a tiny bit of red liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Orchid Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Look how cute! Chocolate Orchid Melt and Pour Soap Recipe will make four pounds of loaf heaped soap. The recipe will explain step by step on how to make this soap and shows you how to create swirl embed as well. Remember you can change the colors you use if you’d like.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Gourmet Dark Chocolate Fragrance OilBest Chocolate Fragrance Oils Gourmet Dark Chocolate Fragrance Oil

Next, if you are looking for a true chocolate fragrance oil that has a rich but slightly bitter aroma of gourmet chocolate, Gourmet Dark Chocolate Fragrance Oil will be perfect for you! Gourmet Dark Chocolate Fragrance Oil performs amazingly well in wow wax, soy wax, and joy wax if you are looking to make homemade candles. It performs equally well in handmade soap and cosmetics.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Gourmet Dark Chocolate Fragrance Oil Soap

 

While testing Gourmet Dark Chocolate in CP soap, we found it has a nice and strong chocolate aroma in the cured soap. Also, we found no acceleration, no ricing, it separates but reabsorbs, and discolors to a dark chocolate color.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Gourmet Dark Chocolate Fragrance Oil Candle

 

When coloring your homemade candles, we suggest using four drops of brown plus two drops of black liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Or a small amount of shredded brown color block in your melted wax.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Gourmet Dark Chocolate Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Can you imagine bathing with bath melts that smell like chocolate? Natures Garden has a just the right recipe. Gourmet Chocolate Bath Melts Recipe makes twenty-four bath melts! You can always get creative and use a different mold.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Peppermint Patty Fragrance OilBest Chocolate Fragrance Oils Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil

Who doesn’t love peppermint patties? Natures Garden has a wonderful Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has a lovely aroma of creamy peppermint and vanilla with a strong down of bitter sweet chocolate. Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil will give off a wonderful aroma in your homemade candles. If you have a creative mind, the possibles are limitless while making homemade candles with Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil.

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Now when testing Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil in CP soap, we found it discolors to a light brown. And we found there is no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation. Also, we found it has a very strong scent retention in CP soap.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil Candle

 

When coloring your homemade candles, we suggest using five drops of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Also, put a small amount of shredded brown color block per four pounds of wax.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Lastly, we used Peppermint Patty Fragrance Oil in a recipe we call Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Bath Fizzies Recipe. This recipe will make twenty-four mini scoops of bath fizzies.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oil Better Than Sex Cake Fragrance OilBest Chocolate Fragrance Oils Better Than Sex Cake Fragrance Oil

Another chocolate fragrance oil from Natures Garden. Better Than Sex Cake Fragrance Oil smells like German chocolate cake that is blended with semi-sweet chocolate chips and laced with crunchy toffee bits to create this decadent treat.  Butterscotch syrup and vanilla creme create a luscious undertone, while hints of coconut and almond complete the yummy blend. If you are looking for a chocolate bakery scent, this may be just what you are looking for!

 Best Chocolate Fragrance Oil Better Than Sex Cake Fragrance Oil Soap

When testing Better Than Sex Cake Fragrance Oil in CP soap, we found no acceleration, no separation, and no ricing. It does discolor to a milk chocolate.  Also, it has a very strong scent retention and smells fabulous!

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oil Better Than Sex Cake Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you choose to color your homemade candles and want to use Natures Garden color suggestions, we recommend four drops of brown liquid candle dye. Or you can shred a small amount of brown color block into your melted wax.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Fudge Fragrance OilBest Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil

Now we have a truly decadent temptation without the calories! Rich, dark chocolate swirled with ribbons of buttery caramel and vanilla creme, sprinkled with creamy hazelnut and toasted almond slivers. You can use Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil in your bath and body products to make delicious soaps and scrubs. Also, you can use Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil in your homemade candles that will give off an amazing chocolate aroma!

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil Soap

Testing Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil in CP soap, we found it has a super strong scent retention! Also, we found no separation, no acceleration, and no ricing. But it does discolor to a medium brown.

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil Candle

When coloring your homemade candles with Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil, use five drops of brown liquid candle dye. Alternatively you can shred a small amount of brown color block into your melted wax.

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Chocolate is rich in antioxidants that fight free radical skin damage. How cool! Honey and olive oil helps soothe and moisturize your skin. Check out Chocolate Sugar Scrub Recipe from Natures Garden. This recipe makes amount four 4 oz jars.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil Recipe

Chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream are the three most common ice cream flavors. Natures Garden has a naturally colored sugar scrub that looks like real ice cream!  Neapolitan Ice Cream Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe makes approximately seven 4 oz jars.

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil Recipe

Next Natures Garden has a super cute candle perfect for camping season! Smores Candle Recipe uses Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil and two other fragrance oils from Natures Garden. This recipe makes three smores candles.

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil Recipe

If you are looking for a real coffee infused and body cream, check out Natures Garden Frappe Mocha Body Cream Recipe. This homemade chocolate coffee body lotion recipe is perfect for the coffee addicts in your life!

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Finally, for Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil, we have an adorable soap recipe. These triple layer soap cupcakes are a real treat and are super easy to make when following Neapolitan Cupcake Soap Recipe.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance OilBest Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil

Next, we have a wonderful aroma of freshly baked cookies with base notes vanilla and semi-sweet chocolate. We’ve even provided you with our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe in the description of Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil. Check it out!

 

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

This one makes for a yummy smelling soap using Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil. During our testing in CP soap, we found it does discolor to a light brown. But there is no ricing, no acceleration. and no separation.  In addition, the cured soap had a good scent retention.

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

If you decide to color your homemade candle based on the color suggestion we provide, use one drop of liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax.

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Covered Strawberries Fragrance OilBest Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Covered Strawberries Fragrance Oil

Natures Garden Chocolate Covered Strawberries Fragrance the perfect aroma of chocolate dipped strawberries. This complex scent includes hints of orange liquor that accent the fresh fruity tones of this luscious confection. Ripe red strawberry is surrounded by creamy milk chocolate notes to create a decadent treat. Rich maple and sweet vanilla creme combine at the base of the scent.  This one sounds good enough to eat right?

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Covered Strawberries Fragrance Oil Soap

While testing Chocolate Covered Strawberries Fragrance Oil in CP soap, we found no ricing and no acceleration. We did find it separates but reabsorbs and our finished soap turned out perfectly. It does discolor to a chocolate brown. Lastly, we found it to have a strong scent hold after it cures.

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Chocolate Covered Strawberries Fragrance Oil Candle

To color your homemade candles red, with the color suggestion shown, use five drops of red  liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Or when using color blocks, you can shred a small amount of red into your melted wax.

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance OilBest Chocolate Fragrance Oils Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance Oil

Last, we have a best seller from Natures Garden.  With the aroma of freshly baked chocolate brownies smothered in hot fudge sauce with a hint of vanilla. Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance Oil can be used for your homemade candles and or wax tarts. Also, you can use Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance Oil in your bath and body products. Either way, this strong chocolate fragrance oil will make a great addition!

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance Oil Soap

Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance Oil soaps beautifully in CP soap. Also during our testing, we found no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation. It does discolor to a dark tan but has an amazing and very strong scent retention.

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance Oil Candle

When coloring your homemade candles, we suggest six drops of brown liquid candle dye and one drop of black liquid candle dye. Alternatively you can use colors blocks to color your homemade candles. If you choose to use color blocks, shred a small amount of brown color blocks into your melted wax.

 

 

Best Chocolate Fragrance Oils Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance Oil Recipe

Finally, for Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance Oil, we have a delicious looking cold process soap. Hot Fudge Brownies Cold Process Soap Recipe will make roughly four pounds of soap. These soaps turn out amazing! This recipe really is a must try and will leave your skin smelling good enough to eat. Also with using all the skin loving oils and butters in this recipe, it will leave your skin nice and soft.

Jul
05

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils


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Popular Cinnamon Fragrance OilsPopular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils

The following fragrance oils are some of Natures Garden’s popular cinnamon fragrance oils. With so many to choose from, these scents smell good enough to eat and would make great fragrance oils to add to your scent list! While some of the cinnamon fragrance oils are mixed with other notes such as apple and fresh bakery aromas, the combinations are amazing! What is your favorite cinnamon fragrance oil?

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Cinnamon Buns Fragrance OilPopular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Cinnamon Buns Fragrance Oil

First, a best seller from Natures Garden! Along with cinnamon spice, warm nutty notes blend with the aroma of freshly baked bread. While not body safe, it will leave a mouth-watering aroma in your homemade candles. Cinnamon Buns scent performs perfectly in Joy Wax, Wow Wax, and is nice and strong in soy candle wax.

 

 

 

We suggest coloring your homemade candles with two drops of brown plus a little bit of orange and yellow liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Alternatively, you can shred a small amount of a brown, yellow, and orange color blocks into your melted wax.

 

Since this fragrance oil is great for candles, the Cinnamon Bun Candle Recipe would be a fun candle recipe to try. Cinnamon buns fragrance oil will leave a strong aroma while burning this candle. This recipe also uses a fabulous cinnamon bun mold from www.flexiblemolds.com. If you haven’t had a chance, be sure to check out their site.

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Apple Cinnamon -Original Fragrance Oil

If you’re looking for a fantastic blend of apples and cinnamon without an overpowering aroma of bakery base notes, our apple cinnamon fragrance oil is just what you’ve been looking for! The aroma of a red juicy McIntosh apple sprinkled with fresh ground cinnamon sticks. While this apple cinnamon original is not body safe, it will make homemade candles and wax melts.

 

 

When adding candle colorants, we suggest using six drops of red plus one drop of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Another coloring option is to shred a small amount of a red & brown color blocks into your melted wax or use a cinnamon color block.

 

 

Due to the great scent throw, apple cinnamon original fragrance oil has, here is a candle wax tart recipe using apple cinnamon original fragrance oil. The recipe uses Pillar of Bliss Wax and Natures Garden’s Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye.

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Cinnamon Sticks Fragrance Oil

Cinnamon sticks fragrance oil is a best seller from Natures Garden! Therefore, this freshly ground cinnamon bark aroma will delightfully fill the room. Cinnamon sticks fragrance oil performs perfectly in Joy Wax, Wow Wax, and is has a great scent throw in soy waxes. Also, cinnamon sticks aroma is perfect for our customers creating their own custom fragrance blends. This is a wonderful cinnamon fragrance that is a straight cinnamon aroma.

 

 

When coloring candles, our recommendation is to use three drops brown plus one drop of red liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Rather than using liquid candle dye, you can also color your candle by shredding a small amount of brown and red color blocks into your melted wax.

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Iced Cinnamon Rolls-Original Fragrance Oil

Maybe it’s the buttery icing aroma or the fresh baked cinnamon roll aroma that makes Iced Cinnamon Rolls Fragrance Oil a best seller from Natures Garden. Although Iced Cinnamon Rolls Original is not body safe, our customers love this scented oil in joy wax, wow wax, and is nice and strong in soy wax.

 

 

 

If you would like to color your candles, two drops of brown and a small amount of orange and yellow liquid candle dye will work perfectly. Our recommendations are based on four pounds of wax. Alternately, shred a small amount of a brown, yellow, and orange color block into your melted wax.

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Apple Cinnamon-Body Safe Fragrance Oil

 

 If you’re looking for body safe combination of apples and cinnamon without the overwhelming bakery base notes. Well then, our apple cinnamon fragrance oil might just be for you! The scent of a delicious McIntosh apple topped with spicy ground cinnamon. Best of all, this fragrance is body safe!

 

 

Apple Cinnamon Body Safe Fragrance Oil has slight acceleration, no ricing, no separation, discolors to light beige. Also, this cinnamon fragrance oil has a beautiful scent retention.

 

 

Use six drops of red plus one drop of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Yet, if liquid candle dye isn’t for you, you can shred a small amount of a red color block and brown color block into your melted wax or use cinnamon color block.

 

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Apple Cinnamon Streusel Fragrance Oil

 

You will not find a better Apple Cinnamon Streusel fragrance oil than Natures Garden’s! Apple Cinnamon Streusel fragrance oil is an aroma of this freshly baked apple dessert. Apple Cinnamon Streusel begins with top notes of apples, pears, and applesauce. Middle notes include banana leaves and freshly ground cinnamon bark. This cinnamon aroma is rounded out with base notes of vanilla, hazelnut, and almond. Does it sound good enough to eat yet? Did you know streusel is a German word meaning something that is scattered or sprinkled on pastries, like powdered sugar?  If you’re craving the real thing, here is a real Apple Cinnamon Streusel Recipe you may want to try!

 

Although in our cold process soap results, apple cinnamon streusel fragrance oil discolors to a light beige, there is no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation. Lastly, you will have a nice scent coming from your cured CP soap.

 

 

 

Use two drops of brown plus a little yellow liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Instead of using liquid candle dye, you can also shred a small amount of a brown & yellow color block into your melted wax.

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Red Hot Cinnamon Fragrance Oil

 

This unique sweet cinnamon fragrance oil has an aroma of red hot cinnamon candies. Since red hot cinnamon is not body safe, It performs beautifully in Joy wax, Wow Wax, and is nice and strong in soy waxes. Red hot cinnamon has a very strong scent throw in candle wax as well. Just an idea, You can make a bright red candle to go along with the red hot cinnamon fragrance oil.

 

Six drops of red liquid candle dye will give you a vibrant red candle. You can even use a small amount of shredded red color block per four pounds of wax, instead of liquid candle dye.

 

 

Looking for a fun girly recipe? Scented Valentine Glitter Shoes Recipe might be what you’re looking for! Find a cute pair of high heels and follow the recipe to give them a red hot cinnamon aroma!

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Cinnamon Doughnuts Fragrance Oil

Cinnamon doughnuts fragrance oil has a yummy aroma of freshly crushed cinnamon bark surrounded by base notes of baked yellow cake with hints of creamy buttery vanilla. Your fragrance oil line would not be complete without this cinnamon doughnuts fragrance oil! Adding this cinnamon donuts scent to your candles and melts, your room will be filled with the strong aroma of freshly baked cinnamon doughnuts.

 

 

When coloring your homemade candle. we recommend shredding a small amount of a brown, yellow, and orange color block into your melted candle wax. Lastly, you could use two drops of brown and a small amount of orange and yellow liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax instead of color blocks.

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Cinnamon Yum Yums Fragrance Oil

Even the picture looks good enough to eat! Cinnamon Yum Yums fragrance oil puts a creative twist on spice. This fragrance oil begins with top notes of cinnamon and clove; followed by middle notes of fresh danish, lily of the valley, and jasmine; with base notes of vanilla, nuts, and yeast. WOW! Cinnamon Yum Yums is a best seller for Natures Garden! If you are looking for a different type of cinnamon this dessert fragrance oil is for you!

 

If you would like to color your homemade candles, use four drops of red liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Remember you can always shred an ample amount of a red color block into your melted wax instead of liquid candle dye.

 

 


Valentines Day Cupcake Candle Recipe is a combination of Pillar of Bliss and Joy Wax. These adorable cupcake candles are a super cute for Valentine’s day. Also since this candle recipe makes three candles, this recipe would make a fun craft for craft day with your friends!

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Apple Butter Pie Fragrance Oil

Doesn’t a slice of apple butter pie sound good right now? Nature’s Garden apple butter pie fragrance oil is an amazing dessert fragrance that reminds us of our grandma’s traditional southern baking. It is a wonderful combination of tart pie apples, apple butter, evaporated milk, cinnamon, and buttery, flaky pie crust.  With this bakery scent being body safe, it would make lovely scented soaps and lotions for the holiday.

 

As a result of our CP soap testing with apple butter pie, we found slight acceleration, no ricing, no separation, discolors to a straw color. This bakery scent also has a good scent retention.

 

 

 

If you would like to color your homemade candle. use two drops of liquid candle dye plus a tiny bit of orange liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Also, you can shred a small amount of a brown and orange color block into your melted wax.

 

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Aspen Winter Fragrance OilPopular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Aspen Winter Fragrance Oil

First of all, Aspen Winter Fragrance Oil has the wonderful aroma of crisp citrus notes intertwining with an abundance of warm winter spices of clove and cinnamon, sitting on a dry down of sweet vanilla. While not a straight cinnamon scent, this fragrance oil is a fresh crisp aroma with hints of cinnamon making this one of our most popular cinnamon fragrance oils to add to your fragrance oil list.

 

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Aspen Winter Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Aspen Winter Fragrance Oil has a strong scent retention and does not accelerate. Also, shows no ricing and no separation, but does discolor to dark chocolate.

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Aspen Winter Fragrance Oil Candle

 

Shred a small amount of blue color blocks into your melted wax. Use three drops blue liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax to get a rich blue candle color.

 

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Grandma's Kitchen Fragrance OilPopular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Grandma’s Kitchen Fragrance Oil

 

With Grandma’s Kitchen Fragrance Oil having a hint of cinnamon it is still one of Natures Garden’s most popular cinnamon fragrance oils, especially during the holiday season! Grandma’s Kitchen has a spicy cinnamon scent mixed with a rich, creamy vanilla aroma.

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Grandma's Kitchen Fragrance Oil Candle

If you decided to color your homemade candles, our color suggestion for Grandmas Kitchen Fragrance Oil is three drops of brown plus one drop of orange liquid candle dye. You can also use a small amount of shredded brown and orange color blocks. This suggestion is based on four pounds of wax.

 


Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oil Goodie Goodie Gumdrops Fragrance OilPopular Cinnamon Fragrance Oil Goodie Goodie Gumdrops Fragrance Oil

Lastly, this aroma of holiday spiced gumdrops with a twist:  top notes include cinnamon and clove;  middle notes of eucalyptus and rose; well-rounded with base notes of cassis, nutmeg, and woods. Goodie Goodie Gumdrops would make a wonderfully scented Joy, Wow, or soy wax candle.

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oil Goodie Goodie Gumdrops Fragrance Oil Soap

While testing Goodie Goodie Gumdrops in CP soap, we found it soaped amazingly. There was no acceleration, no ricing, no separation, and no discoloration. This spicy fragrance keeps a light scent retention.

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oil Goodie Goodie Gumdrops Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you are wanting to color your homemade candle, we recommend using four drops of red liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. You can also shred a small amount of a red color block into your melted wax.

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oil Goodie Goodie Gumdrops Fragrance Oil Recipe

We also loved using this fragrance oil in melt and pour soap!  We found it to be a wonderful addition to our Gumdrop Melt and Pour Soap Recipe. Even with a 1% usage rate, this sweet and spicy fragrance oil came through strong in this soaping method.  We even had a chance to use the gumdrops mold from www.flexiblemolds.com in these cute mp soaps.

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Graham Crackers Fragrance OilPopular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Graham Crackers Fragrance Oil

Graham Crackers fragrance oil is a wonderful aroma of cookie dough baked with orange zests, cinnamon powder and brown sugar with hints of other kitchen spices. This fragrance oil can be used for candles, soaps, and cosmetics. Graham Crackers fragrance oil makes a great candle in Joy, Wow, and various soy waxes. Pick your favorite candle wax and make a delicious smelling candle! Don’t forget to make a yummy smelling soap with this delicious fragrance oil as well.

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Graham Crackers Fragrance Oil Soap

Graham Crackers fragrance oil had a perfect pour. No ricing, no acceleration, and no separation. It had a very nice scent in the finished soap. It does discolor to a light brown color.

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Graham Crackers Fragrance Oil Candle

If you would like to color your candle, use a liquid candle dye combination of brown, yellow, and orange or a small amount of shredded brown, yellow, and orange color blocks per four pounds of wax.

 

 

Popular Cinnamon Fragrance Oils Graham Crackers Fragrance Oil Recipe

Since Graham Crackers fragrance oil makes a great candle scent, check out this look-alike Smores Candle Recipe. What a great summer candle activity! With three different fragrance oils in one candle, this recipe will put off an amazing s’mores aroma.

Jun
15

Soy Candle Recipes


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Soy Candle RecipesSoy Candle Recipes

We at Natures Garden created this blog to discuss the differences between our three soy waxes and share our best Soy Candle Recipes.

So, let’s talk a little bit about soy wax!  Soy wax is a natural vegetable wax that is created from soybeans. Plus, this wax is environmentally friendly and a renewable resource. So, we can all feel good creating  our scented candle masterpieces. Plus, this wax really isn’t just good for the environment, it can be used to make some great scented candles! They burn slower and cleaner than a candle made from paraffin wax. So, there is less soot left over as the candle burns and you even get a longer lasting candle! Plus, the wax is one of the most enjoyable waxes to work with! It comes in an easy to use form that makes weighing out and clean up super easy! It comes in flakes form instead of a slab.

Soy Candle Recipes Different Types of Soy Waxes

We at Natures Garden have three types of soy wax available, which are Golden Foods 444, Golden Foods 464, and NG 100% Soy Wax (Golden Foods 415).While all of these candle making options are made up of natural soy wax, there are a few slight differences between the types of soy wax that we carry. Some have varying melting points or have a different allowance for scent load, but each has a different set of characteristics that make it unique. A wax may have better qualities in one area, while another type has better qualities in a different area. So, choosing the right wax for you is all about figuring out what you value in a soy candle and which wax suits your needs best. So, let’s discover your favorite type of soy candle wax!

Soy Candle Recipes Terms for Soy Wax

As we discuss the benefits and drawbacks to our different types of soy waxes you can choose from, there may be some specific terms that you will want to know. It is important to know what we mean when we refer to these things to get a better idea of what you will be getting into.

First, we have the possibility of candle frost. This occurs in soy wax where the appearance on parts of the jar look lighter or even white. While this doesn’t impact the quality of the burn or scent, it may impact the appearance. Additionally, there is the possibility for wet spots to occur in your candles. This is when the wax cools too quickly in the jar and the wax doesn’t adhere to the jar in some places. This will look like some air or water became trapped between the wax and the container. Further, tunneling could be a problem where the wick is too small for the jar and isn’t able to heat the wax at edges of the jar.

Soy Candle Recipes NG 100% Soy WaxSoy Candle Recipes NG 100% Soy Wax

First of all, we have the NG 100% Soy Wax, which is known as Golden Foods 415 Soy Wax. This original soy wax is 100% pure soy without a single additive. This 100% soy wax is all natural and all regular soy. While this wax is just plain soy, it has a few interesting qualities.

Firstly, the melting point of this type of soy wax is 120-125 degrees Fahrenheit. This fairly high melt point provides some beneficial properties for your homemade candles. This higher melt point allows the wax to carry a higher fragrance load of up to 12% of fragrance oil per pound of wax.Thus, you can make a stronger scented candle than the typical 10% allowance for candles. Further, the higher melt point of this wax will help those that may be shipping candles in hotter temperatures. Also, this pure soy wax can be blended with other waxes, such as paraffin, beeswax, or any microcrystalline waxes.

Soy Candle Recipes Leopard Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Leopard Candle Recipe

This candle making idea takes advantage of the agreeability of soy wax with waxes like beeswax. Since beeswax is a harder wax that has a higher melt point than this pure soy wax, it was perfect for creating designs. These embedded candles use the beeswax to create the leopard print pattern. After, the regular soy wax was added to the jar to fill up the candle and hold all of the leopard print spots in place.

Soy Candle Recipes Football Field Candle Loaf RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Football Field Candle Loaf Recipe

Next, we have a candle recipe that uses soy wax to create the grass effect on top. You simply beat the candle batter until you achieve a thicker consistency. Then, you can add it to your homemade candle. This will create the effect of more realistic grass with dirt underneath. Perfect for the football field inspired candle!

Soy Candle Recipes Citronella Soy Wax Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Citronella Soy Wax Candle Recipe

Another great way to use this type of soy wax is a regular type of candle. Our Citronella Soy Wax Candle Recipe has a typical candle appearance with an unforgettably strong scent. This fragrance oil has a crazy strong aroma that creates a perfect citronella candle for the outdoors. Say goodbye to bugs and hello to your perfect soy wax scented candle!

Soy Candle Recipes Massage Candle Recipe Soy Candle Recipes Massage Candle Recipe

One great thing about using pure soy wax is that it is considered a natural moisturizing agent! So, adding this wax to a massage candle is perfect! The natural soy wax works together with the butters and oils to soften your skin during a relaxing massage. It is a perfect recipe for candles for massage therapy.

Soy Candle Recipes Green Beer Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Green Beer Candle Recipe

Also, you can use the 415 soy wax in this fun beer themed candle! This recipe utilizes the lower pouring temperature of the wax, which creates a thicker pour. This is helpful for making some kinds of toppings, like the foam on our beer candle! We can mix the wax as it cools to create a fluffy consistency that looks just like the foam on top of a pint of beer.

 

Soy Candle Recipes Golden Foods Soy Wax 444Soy Candle Recipes Golden Foods Soy Wax 444

Also, we have a second soy wax alternative that is available for use in candle making. This next wax is Golden Foods Soy Wax 444, which is regular, natural soy wax with an additive. This additional ingredient is a soy based additive that is mixed to the soy wax. While this wax has the same type of wax, this additive helps to solve some of the issue you may come across when using the the 415 soy wax. So, we will go over some of the benefits to using this alternative type of soy wax.

First, this wax will increase your pour temperature during candle making. An issue that comes up with the pure soy wax is pouring too hot can cause issues with appearance. Meaning that the problem of the getting the slushy state pouring with the natural soy wax at the suggested 110 degrees Fahrenheit, can be solved with this wax. Thanks to this additive, you are able to pour this 444 soy wax at 135 degrees Fahrenheit. This means that your wax will still be in a fluid form when you pour and the candle will have a smoother appearance. This difference is partially due to the fact that this type of soy wax will reduce frosting, so you don’t have to worry about cooling the wax to a slushie state to reduce this effect.

Also, the Golden Foods Soy Wax 444 provides you with a higher melt point than the other alternative soy wax. This wax has a melt point between 120- 125 degrees Fahrenheit, which will provide you with a few benefits. First, you will be able to raise the fragrance oil allowance in your candle to up to 12% of your scent per pound. So, you will be able to create a stronger scented candle. Second, your candles will be less likely to melt when the weather gets hotter. So, it will be safer to ship candles as they will be less likely to melt in hot temperatures.

Soy Candle Recipes Zebra Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Zebra Candle Recipe

Again, we are using the higher melting point of beeswax to help create a cute candle design! We only use the beeswax for the red portion, which will be used for the zebra stripes. This will help prevent the wax from melting after the rest of the candle is added to the jar. Meaning, you shouldn’t have smears or running colors that could have been caused by the, melting of the red wax.

Soy Candle Recipes Golden Foods Soy Wax 464Soy Candle Recipes Golden Foods Soy Wax 464

Another natural wax that you can use instead of the pure soy option is the Golden Brands Soy Wax 464. This wax is one of the two alternatives that we carry for candle makers. While this wax is similar to the other alternative wax as they both contain a soy based additive. This wax has some similarities and differences with these other waxes.

Just like with the 444 soy wax, this type of soy wax will have an increased pour temperature, which is at 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Since the original soy wax has to be poured at a lower temperature, this wax will become a slushy consistency by the time you can pour. However, this wax alternative will pour at a temperature where the wax remains liquid. So, the candle will be smooth, like the 444 soy wax candles.

Additionally, this type of wax has been made to reduce the frosting that comes with soy wax. While this frosting isn’t harmful, it does impact the appearance of your candle.

The main difference between the Golden Foods Soy Wax 444 and the Golden Foods Soy Wax 464 is the melting point. While the 444 soy wax has a higher melting point, like the original soy wax, the 464 soy wax is not the same. Instead, the 464 soy wax has a melt point of 115-120 degrees Fahrenheit, which is a few degrees lower than the other waxes. This means that you should be monitor the weather more careful to prevent the candles from getting too hot and melting. However, this lower melt point allows for a better glass adhesion in the finished candle!

While the maximum scent load for this wax is about 10-12%. We suggest that you have the fragrance oil at 10% of the wax to reduce the possibility of fragrance oil seepage.

Soy Candle Recipes Shimmer Gel Potpourri RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Shimmer Gel Potpourri Recipe

While candles are fun to create, it is always nice to try something new. Our sparkling potpourri gel uses this type of soy wax and rice bran oil to create a gel-like product that is perfect for a wax melt warmer.SImply squeeze some into the dish of a warmer and let the product do what it does best scent your home!

Soy Candle Recipes Mardi Gras Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Mardi Gras Candle Recipe

This recipe is perfect for creating a simple candle that is still fun! This festive candle maintains the mardi gras spirit while not getting too crazy. This solid candle is simple and perfect! Since this recipe uses 464 soy wax, the wax adheres perfectly to the jar and has a very smooth consistency.

Soy Candle Recipes St Patricks Day Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes St Patrick’s Day Candle Recipe

Also, you can create a fun homemade candle for St. Patrick’s Day. This cute clove candle is perfect for anyone that enjoys unique, homemade decorations that you can use for this holiday. Not only is is a cute candle for this tradition, but this candle creation is a great room scenting product. The candle has a nice burn and smells very fresh.

 

Soy Candle Recipes Advice for Making Soy Candles

There are some possible issues that apply to all soy wax candles, so some advice may be helpful. First, you may have issues with the scent throw of soy wax candles. While this is the nature of soy wax, there are a few things you can do to maximize your scent throw. You can try increasing your wick size, however be careful not to go too large or you can burn the fragrance oil off before it hits the air.  Also, make sure that you have added the maximum amount of fragrance. While each fragrance will be different, most will use 1.5 ounces of fragrance oil per pound. Second, you can reduce wet spots by heating the jar before pouring your wax. This will allow the wax to have time to better adhere. Finally, you can reduce frosting by heating the jar as it allows your wax to cool slower.

Feb
14

Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe


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Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe

Saint Patricks Day Candle RecipeWith St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, this is the perfect time to create a holiday candle.  The Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe is a fun beeswax candle recipe also using our 464 soy wax from Natures Garden wholesale candle supplies.  Learn how to make this candle using a beeswax shamrock embed.  It is a fun candle recipe creating a St. Patty’s day candle.  In addition, we are using Nature’s Garden’s NG Aloe and White Lilac Fragrance Oil.  A perfect green scent for this fun holiday candle recipe.  We will teach you how to use a beeswax embed in a soy wax candle in this free candle making tutorial.

Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe Ingredients Found at Natures Garden

Golden Foods 464 Soy Wax
White Beeswax
NG Aloe & White Lilac Fragrance Oil
Silicone 6 Cavity Shamrock Mold
CD Candle Wicks (100 wicks)  (we used two CD-10 candle wicks)
Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye- Green 1oz.
Pouring Pot
Thermometer

Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe Other Supplies You Will Need

Mixing Spoon
Stove
Scale
A Pot (for double boiler)
Apothecary Jars

Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe Preparing Your Soy Wax

Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe Preparing Your Soy WaxFirst, you will want to melt your soy candle wax.  You will want to melt your wax using a double boiler.  You can create a double by adding a few inches of water to a medium sized pot. Then, place your pouring pot in the water.

So, using your scale, weigh out 510 grams of your soy wax in your double boiler.  Then, melt the wax using the double boiler you created.  Once the wax has melted, remove it from the double boiler.  Finally, add 50 grams of NG Aloe and White Lilac Fragrance Oil.  Next, stir to mix the fragrance into the wax.  This portion of your candle will be left uncolored.  For now, let it cool.  We will come back to it.

Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe Creating You Beeswax Embeds

Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe Creating You Beeswax EmbedsThis step can be done while you are waiting for your soy wax to melt.  Before beginning warm your shamrock mold in your oven.  Place your oven on the lowest setting possible.  Place the mold in your over and allow it to warm up.  It does not need to be hot, just warm.  Once it is warmed, remove it from the oven.  We warmed the mold so that the beeswax would cool slower.  By letting our beeswax cool as slowly as possible it made it more flexible when we adhered it to the jar.  If they cool too quickly they will not have as much flexibility and are likely to crack.  They also will not adhere to the jar as well.

Again, you will want to use a double boiler to melt your wax.  So, to your pouring, add 20 grams of beeswax.  Melt the wax.  Then, add 2 grams of NG Aloe and White Lilac Fragrance Oil.  Also, add one drop of green Spectrum liquid candle dye.  Then, use a mixing spoon to stir the ingredients together.  Finally, pour a very thin layer of the wax into two cavities of the Shamrock silicone mold.  Your shamrocks will not fill the cavities of the mold, the will be very thin.  Alternatively, you can pour the beeswax onto wax paper.  Then, use a sharp pencil to draw the shape onto the beeswax before cutting it out.  We used a similar technique in our Leopard Candle Recipe.  This leopard print soy and beeswax candle recipe will show you how that is done.

Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe Preparing You Jars

Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe Preparing You Jars

 

There are a few things you will need to do before pouring your soy wax.  First, you want to warm your jar.  Again, with your oven on a low temperature, place your jar in the oven to warm it.  Remember, this will only take a few minutes.  You want it to be warm, not hot.  Once it is warm, remove it from the oven.

Next, remove your beeswax shamrocks from the molds.  Then, we will place the shamrocks in the jars.  Your shamrocks will be fairly flexible but it is still possible to crack them if you apply too much pressure.  So, make sure you do not try to rush this step.  Place your first shamrock in the jar.  Apply gentle pressure to the embed to bend it to the shape of the jar.  Then, press gently to adhere the embed to the jar.  Remember to make sure the embed adheres to the jar completely.  If it is not completely adhered the soy wax will get in between the glass and the beeswax.  Then, you will not be able to see the clover.  Repeat this process with the next shamrock.  You want to place the second shamrock on the opposite side of the jar.  Then adhere two of your CD 10 wicks to the bottom of the jar.  Make sure they are evenly spaced and centered.

Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe Pouring Your Soy Wax

Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe Pouring Your Soy WaxNow, back to your cooling soy wax.  We will want to pour our soy wax at a very low temperature.  The temperature of the wax is very important for this step.  We pour at a low temperature because we do not want to risk melting the beeswax embeds.  So, once your soy wax 464 has come to about 110 degrees Fahrenheit, you are ready to pour.  Pour the soy wax into you apothecary jar.  Allow the soy wax candles to setup.  Then, leave it undisturbed while it sets up.  Finally, trim your wicks, place your lid on your jar, and allow your candle to cure before burning your candle.

We hope that you have had as much fun creating the Saint Patricks Day Candle Recipe as we had.  For even more fragrance fun recipes check out all of our other candle, soap, and cosmetic recipes in our recipe box.  Our recipe box also offers numerous free downloadable classes to help you learn these wonderful crafts.  In addition, we love to see what you have been up to.  Post pictures of your latest projects on our Facebook page.  You can also tag us on Instagram or Twitter @ngscents.

 

Oct
17

Pretty Kitty Fragrance Oil


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Pretty Kitty Fragrance OilPretty Kitty Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Pretty Kitty Fragrance Oil is a pet scent by Natures Garden. This aroma is a great fruity scent with floral notes that is perfect for creating all sorts of bath and body products for your pets! We believe that this scent is the perfect aroma for kittens and cats alike. We hope that you enjoy this fragrance in your products and your little companions don’t dislike their bath time too much.

What Does Pretty Kitty Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

Introducing….Natures Garden’s Pet Fragrance Oils!  To our knowledge, we are the first and only supplier to carry an entire line of fragrances designed especially for your furry friends!  Deborah’s kitty, Mocha, is not so fond of baths, but she has given this fragrance her Paw of Approval!   We are sure that your loving, adorable companions will be equally satisfied.  By the way, all of these fragrances can be used in human products too.  Who knows, maybe you and your pet can wear the same fragrance!

Pretty Kitty Fragrance Oil:  An invigorating blend of island fresh kiwi, ripe strawberry, sun-kissed peach, Anjou pear and spring flowers that is sure to please even the fanciest of felines.

How Do Our Customers Use Pretty Kitty Fragrance Oil in Room Scenting Products?

Our customers can make a few kinds of room scenting products with this fragrance oil. Both potpourri and incense can each include up to 50% of this fragrance oil in their recipes. Also, homemade cleaning products can use up to 5% of this fragrance oil in the formulation.

Additionally, Pretty Kitty Fragrance Oil is also now candle compatible.  Homemade candles can incorporate up to 10% of this scent.  We have found both Joy Wax and WOW Wax turn out beautifully with this pet friendly fragrance oil.  We have also found our natural soy wax and eco-friendly palm container and palm pillar waxes maintain a strong scent throw with this fragrance. Another option would be using this fragrance oil in gel wax.  Pretty Kitty Fragrance Oil is gel wax compatible.  When coloring your candles, we suggest using one drop burgundy candle dye.  Alternatively, you can shred a small amount of a burgundy color block.  Our recommendations are for a four pound batch.

How Do Our Customers Use Pretty Kitty Fragrance Oil in Bath and Body Products?

Our customers who like to create bath and body products can include this pet friendly fragrance oil in their recipes. Bath gels, bath oils, perfumes, lotions, perfumes, soaps, scrubs, and can all be created with this scent.  These types of products can include up to 5% of this pet fragrance oil. Are you looking for a coloring suggestion for your bath and body products that include this scent? We suggest using burgundy soap dye in the amount that you would enjoy. However, you should not use candle dyes in body products, they will stain your skin.

Since soaps can be created with this fragrance, we will elaborate on how this fragrance oil will perform in cold process soaps. Our Cold Process Soap Testing Results have revealed this scent to be an absolutely amazing choice for this method of soaping! A batch that contains this fragrance oil will have no separation, no acceleration, and no ricing. There will will not be any discoloration in the finished products and the bars will retain a very strong scent after cure. This fragrance can also be used in both melt and pour soap recipes and hot process soap recipes.

Oct
15

Sleigh Ride Fragrance Oil


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Sleigh Ride Fragrance OilSleigh Ride Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Sleigh Ride Fragrance Oil is a holiday scent by Natures Garden. This aroma is a wonderfully jolly Christmas blend of pine trees, holly berries, cinnamon sticks, and sweet vanilla with a few other notes. This scent is not only a perfect holiday scent for Christmas time, but this fragrance is an Natures Garden original as well! We hope that you are happy with this aroma and have a happy holiday season!

What Does Sleigh Ride Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a Christmas Scent. A wonderful blend of pine, apples and cinnamon, bayberry, holly, and a hint of vanilla. An NG Original!

How Do Our Customers Use Sleigh Ride Fragrance Oil in Air Freshening Products?

Create beautiful and seasonally appropriate room scenting products of all kinds. Room scenting products, such as potpourri, incense, and reed stick diffusers, can have this Christmas scent included in their recipes at a rate of 50% overall.  Also, aroma bead products that use this pine tree, vanilla, and cinnamon fragrance oil have a nice and strong scent retained.  Another option is creating homemade smelly jelly jars.  Our smelly jelly crystals allow you to create adorable air freshening jar that are perfect for school dorms and bathrooms.

How Do Our Customers Use Sleigh Ride Fragrance Oil in Handcrafted Candles?

This holiday season get swept away on a scenic sleigh ride by creating handcrafted candles with our magical Sleigh Ride Fragrance Oil.  Candles and wax melts can include up to 10% of this fragrance oil. Pillar of Bliss, WOW Wax, as well as our Joy Wax all will perform perfectly for this scent.  Also, if you are looking for a natural wax, try one of our soy waxes.  We have found that all of the Golden Brands perform wonderfully with Sleigh Ride Fragrance Oil.  This includes the 100% Soy Wax 415, Golden Foods 464, and Golden Brands 444. Lastly, our palm waxes.  Both our palm container and our palm pillar waxes perform amazingly well with this scent.  With the wax having a crystallized effect, it reminds me of a blanket of snow covering the candle.  Not only that, but our palm waxes are eco-friendly, coming from sustainable sources.

How Do Our Customers Color Their Room Scenting Products Using Sleigh Ride Fragrance Oil?

Are you undecided on how to color your products using Sleigh Ride Fragrance Oil?  Our recommendation is using eight drops of green candle colorant and two drops of black liquid candle dye.  Alternatively, you could use an ample amount of shredded green and black color blocks in the wax.  We have chosen these suggestions for a four pound batch.  When coloring your candles and melt with crayons you do risk clogging your wick.  For this reason, we never recommend crayons as a suitable candle colorant.

How Do Our Customers Use Sleigh Ride Fragrance Oil in Bath and Body Products?

While this holiday fragrance oil can be included room scenting products, this scent is not body safe.  Therefore, it can not be used to create bath and body products.  Since this Christmas time fragrance oil is not a body safe scent, bath oils, bath gels, soaps, lotions,  and other related bath and body products can not safely include this fragrance oil.  Even though homemade cleaning products are not meant to be used directly on the body, it is unable to contain this scent due to the opportunity of it coming into contact with skin.

Whether you are using this fragrance oil to add a bit of cheer to your holiday products or just enjoying this scent in your everyday products, we hope that you enjoy this fragrance oil!

Oct
10

Pineapple Jasmine Fragrance Oil


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Pineapple Jasmine Fragrance OilPineapple Jasmine Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Pineapple Jasmine Fragrance Oil is a complex scent by Natures Garden. This aroma is a beautiful blend of sweet, fruity notes and delightfully fresh floral notes that unite to form a very complex yet gorgeous scent. One of our valued customers had this to say, “This scent is very pretty, it’s not too sweet, and not too floral, the balance is 50% 50% sweet to floral. It also is a very strong scent, I used it in pillar blend wax, and it scents up the room without even being lit. You get the smell of pineapple, then quickly followed jasmine. My customer loved it, I would order this again.”

What Does Pineapple Jasmine Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

A creative blend of top notes of ripened pineapples, pears, and apples; middle notes of ferns and clover; bottom notes of jasmine and rose petals. Very Complex!

How Do Our Customers Use Pineapple Jasmine Fragrance Oil in Room Scenting Recipes?

Homemade room scenting recipes can be created with this fruit and floral fragrance oil. Not only can potpourri and incense use this fragrance oil, but they can include up to 50% fragrance oil. Household cleaning products can be scented with this complex aroma. These products should not use more than 5% of Pineapple Jasmine Fragrance Oil. Also, aroma beads will retain a strong scent when they use this fragrance oil.

Additionally, different wax creations like container and pillar candles or granulated wax potpourri. Any candles or wax melts made using this aroma can use a maximum of 10% of this jasmine scent. Nature’s Garden’s Pillar of Bliss, Joy Wax, and WOW Wax would use this scent perfectly. Further, natural waxes like palm wax and soy wax will retain a nice and strong aroma. If you are coloring your candles, and aren’t quite sure how to color them, then listen to our suggestion. We suggest using three drops of yellow liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax used or adding a small amount of a shredded yellow color block to the melted wax. Note that adding crayons to your candles will clog your wick and potentially ruin your candle.

How Do Our Customers Use Pineapple Jasmine Fragrance Oil in Bath and Body Recipes?

Both melt and pour soaps and cold process soaps can each use this complex fragrance oil in their recipes. Our Cold Process Soap Testing Results have shown that this scent is nearly perfect for making cold process soap! A batch that uses this scent will have a no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation. The final products will have a discoloration of a light beige hue and the scent retained will be strong after cure. You can add yellow liquid soap colorant to your bath and body products or you can add your personal preference. No matter which you choose, just make sure that it isn’t a candle dye as that dye is not body safe.

This pineapple and jasmine fragrance oil can be use to create many different kinds of bath and body products. Bath gels, bath teas, scrubs, bath bombs, lotions, perfumes, and any other related bath and body products are allowed to include a maximum of 5% for this fragrance oil. Try one of our unscented bases to make a wide variety of beauty products. However you choose to use Pineapple Jasmine Fragrance Oil, we hope that you enjoy this complex fruit and floral fragrance as much as we do. We just know it will give each product a scent that is too great to pass up!