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May
04

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe


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Keylime Pie Candle Recipe

Keylime Pie Candle RecipeThis keylime pie candle recipe was inspired by my absolute favorite dessert that not only tastes delicious but, with this free candle recipe, it smells delicious too!  As a kid, I remember my favorite place to visit was my Aunt. Not only because she is an amazing person, but her keylime pie was out of this world!  Luckily for me, she would send me home with the leftovers. She just knew how much I loved it. Since keylime pie isn’t on my diet this candle was just what I needed to get rid of that craving. Natures Garden’s keylime pie fragrance smells just like the dessert that I, and I’m sure many of you love.

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Ingredients Available at Natures Garden

Joy Wax
Pillar of Bliss Wax
Key Lime Pie Fragrance Oil
Green Spectrum Candle Dye
Yellow Spectrum Candle Dye
Brown Spectrum Candle Dye
CD-12 Candle Wicks
Pouring Pot
Thermometer

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Other Ingredients and Supplies You Will Need

Mini Lemon/Lime Slices Soap and Candle Mold
Pot (For Double Boiler)
Mixing Bowl
Stainless Steel Mixing Spoons
Toothpicks
Scale
16 ounce Apothecary Jar
Hot Glue Gun
Pencil

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Prepare Your Embeds

First, we will prepare our lime embeds.  This will later use a couple of these to top our keylime candle.  Before we begin, I want to note just one thing.  We chose to prepare 10 of them, however, this recipe will only create one candle.  So, the remaining slices can be used in your wax melter or you can prepare less of the lime slices.  When melting 50 grams of wax, it will prepare 10 lime slices.

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Prepare Your EmbedsLet’s begin by melting the Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax.  Weigh out 50 grams of Pillar of Bliss Wax.  Then use a double boiler to melt the wax.  Once you have melted the wax remove it from the heat.  Then, add 5 grams of Keylime Pie Fragrance Oil.  Mix well to incorporate the fragrance oil.  Next, use a toothpick to add a tiny bit of green liquid candle dye.  Then mix the candle colorant into the candle wax.  Then, pour the melted candle wax into the mini lemon/lime slices mold.  Allow these to setup.  Then, remove them from the mold.  You can go ahead and move on to the next step while you are waiting.

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Prepare Your Wax Pie Crust

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Prepare Your Wax Pie CrustNow, we will prepare the pie crust layer of the candle.  First, prepare your candle jar.  Use a hot glue gun to adhere two CD-12 candle wicks to the bottom of a 16 ounce apothecary jar.  Make sure the wicks are evenly spaced and centered.  Then, weigh out 115 grams of Joy Wax.  Again, using a double boiler, melt the Joy Wax.  Once melted, you will once again use a toothpick to add the color.  Dip your toothpick into the brown liquid candle dye.  Then, dip it into your melted wax.  Repeat this process with the yellow candle colorant.  Then, mix well to incorporate the color.  Next, add 10 grams of Keylime Pie Fragrance Oil.  Then, mix once again to incorporate the fragrance oil.  Pour the candle wax carefully into your jar.  Allow this layer to setup before moving to the next step.

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Prepare Your Lime Colored Wax

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Prepare Your Lime Colored Wax

First, weigh out and melt 285 grams of Joy Wax using a double boiler.  Then, add 28 grams of Natures Garden Keylime Pie Fragrance Oil.  Mix the fragrance into the candle wax.  Next, you will once again need a toothpick.  Use a toothpick to add a tiny bit of green liquid candle colorant.  Make sure you mix the green dye into the wax.  Finally, pour the lime layer right on top of the pie crust layer.  Allow this layer to setup before moving to the next step.

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Prepare Your Whipped Topping

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Prepare Your Whipped ToppingNow, begin preparing the whipped cream topping of the candle.  We will once again be using Joy Wax.  Weigh out and melt 228 grams of Joy Wax using your double boiler.  Next, remove the wax from the heat and add 22 grams of Keylime Pie Fragrance Oil and stir to incorporate the fragrance oil.  We will not be adding color to this portion of the candle.  Once you have added the lime scent, allow the wax to setup just a little bit.  Then, begin whipping the wax using a mixing spoon.  You want to get the wax to a whipped frosting consistency.

 

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Prepare Your Whipped Topping

 

 

Finally, scoop the whipped wax directly on top of your lime layer.  As you are adding the wax to the top make sure you are keeping your wicks straight.  You want to create a whipped cream appearance.  Use your spoon to create peaks in the whipped candle wax

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Finishing Touches

Keylime Pie Candle Recipe Finishing Touches

 

The last part of this candle will be the finishing touches.  First, use your mixing spoon, or a fork to add peaks in the wax.  Then, place one or two lime slices you prepared earlier on top of the whipped cream layer.  Once you have allowed the candle to cure, trim your wicks to about 1/4 inch.  Finally, it is ready to be lit.

We hope that you enjoy this keylime pie candle.  For even more fragrance fun recipe be sure to check out our recipe box.  Show us what you have made with Natures Garden’s Keylime Pie Fragrance Oil!  Tag us on Instagram @ngscents or post you picture on our Facebook Page.

Aug
08

Mandarin Coconut Fragrance Oil


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Mandarin Coconut Fragrance OilMandarin Coconut Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Mandarin Coconut Fragrance Oil is a sweet and fruity scent by Natures Garden. This aroma is a delicious blend of tropical coconut and fruit scents with sweet notes that create an irresistible scent for any kind of summertime product. Whether it’s lotions or bath bomb recipes our customers love Mandarin Coconut Scent.  One customer states “I love this tropical scent in my homemade bath bombs! It sweet and delightful!”

What Does Mandarin Coconut Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

A fabulous fragrance oil by Natures Garden that is a summer arrangement of fresh mandarin oranges, tropical fruits, creamy coconut, and vanilla bean. Mandarin coconut fragrance begins with top notes of fuzzy apricot skin, mandarin balm, and yellow star fruit; followed by middle notes of white nectarine, papaya smoothie, and mango juice; sitting on base notes of Caribbean coconut, vanilla bean, and Venezuela Tonka.

How Do Our Customers Use Mandarin Coconut Fragrance Oil in Bath and Body Recipes?

Homemade body products can be created using this tropical fragrance oil.  Additionally, homemade scented lotions, body sprays, and scented perfume oils can use up to 5% of this tropical coconut fragrance oil. Try mixing Mandarin Coconut Fragrance Oil with one of our natural carrier oils to create a wonderful tropical body oil.

Handmade bath gels, bath oils, and many other bath products can be made using a maximum of 5% for this sweet scent. Also, this coconut and citrus fragrance oil is a great aroma to use in a variety of different soaping methods. This citrus scent can be used in cp soap, hp soap, and m&p soap recipes. In fact, our Cold Process Soap Testing Results have shown that this sweet and fruity fragrance oil is great for this method of creating soap from scratch. A cp soap recipe that contains this coconut scent should have no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation. The final product will discolor to a caramel color hue, the batch will have a strong scent after curing. If you can’t decide what to use to color your bath and body products, then we would suggest using some orange soap colorant in an amount that your enjoy.

How Do Our Customers Use Mandarin Coconut Fragrance Oil in Room Scenting Recipes?

A variety of products that scent a room can be created using this tropical fruit fragrance oil. Potpourri and incense products can each use up to 50% of this fragrance oil in the overall recipe. Any cleaning products can be made using no more than 5% of Mandarin Coconut. Also, the  Mandarin Coconut Fragrance Oil will be nice and strong in smelly jelly and aroma bead products.

Further, this tropical blend fragrance oil is great for creating tropical smelling candles. As long as these candles are made with either vegetable waxes or paraffin wax, they can include up to 10% of this scent overall. Joy wax and WOW wax will both perform perfectly for this fragrance and soy wax products will retain a nice and strong scent. If you want to add colorant to your candle products, then we suggest that you use two drops of Spectrum orange liquid candle dye. Alternatively, you could use small amount of shredded orange color block per four pounds of wax. Just remember not to use any crayons for coloring your candles as they will clog your wick.

We hope that you love this fruity and tropical blend in your products this summer!