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Aug
09

Camu Camu Massage Candle Recipe


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Camu Camu Massage Candle RecipeCamu Camu Massage Candle Recipe

Are you looking for a great way to relax and unwind right at home? If you are interested in learning a bit more about how to make soy wax candles, then you may be interested in checking out the Camu Camu Massage Candle Recipe from Natures Garden Candle Making Supplies! This candle massage wax recipe uses soy candle wax, a sweet, tangy fragrance, and quality cosmetic butters. This soy candle recipe is perfect for creating quality soy wax candles that would be perfect for creating a fantastic home massage experience.

Natures Garden Ingredients for the Camu Camu Massage Candle Recipe

100% Soy Wax
Cocoa Butter Golden Natural
Coconut Oil-76
Shea Butter
Mango Butter
Camu Camu Fragrance Oil
Deep Round Tin with Lid 8 oz.
CD Candle Wicks (100 wicks)

Other Ingredients and Equipment Camu Camu Massage Candle Recipe

Mixing Bowl
Stirring Spoon
Stove
Scale
Spatula
Pots (for the double boiler)

Weights and Amounts for the Camu Camu Massage Candle Recipe

160 grams of the Soy Wax 415
144 grams of the Cocoa Butter Golden Natural
154 grams of the Coconut Oil-76
148 grams of the Shea Butter
74 grams of the Mango Butter
34 grams of the Camu Camu Fragrance Oil

Clean and Sanitize Your Work Space for the Massage Candle Recipe

Before you begin creating your massage wax recipe, you will want to make some preparations. So, you are going to want to clean and sanitize your work space for the massage candle recipe. You will need to gather your candle making supplies for this diy massage candle recipe. Also, you will want to clean off all of the candle making equipment that you will need for this. Once your supplies are clean and your work area is clear, you are ready to begin.

Create the Double Boiler for the Camu Camu Massage Candle Recipe

Also, you are going to want to create the double boiler for the Camu Camu Massage Candle Recipe. This double boiler will help to protect your natural soy wax from heating too quickly or unevenly. In order to create a double boiler, you will need both a pouring pot for candle making and a typical stove top pot. You will want to fill the stove-top pot with some water. Once you fill the pot with a few inches water, you will need to place it on the stove burner. You are going to need to heat the water. When you are ready to melt the candle making ingredients for this recipe, you will put them in the pouring pot. Then, you will put the filled pouring pot in the stove pot with the boiling water.

Prepare the Soy Wax for the Massage Candle RecipePrepare the Soy Wax for the Massage Candle Recipe

First of all, you are going to want to prepare the wholesale soy wax for the massage candle method. So, you are going to need to weigh out 160 grams of the Soy Wax 415. After you have measured out the 100% soy wax, you can add it to your double boiler to melt it. You also will want to be sure that you stir the candle wax occasionally.

Natures Garden Soy Wax for SkinNatures Garden Soy Wax for Skin

If you are looking for some natural waxes for cosmetics, then our 415 soy wax is a great choice for you! In this candle recipe, you will be using Natures Garden soy wax that is safe for body products. This cosmetic grade soy wax is an all natural wax with no preservatives and no additives. Further, this candle wax is Kosher and is FDA regulated for food consumption. So, this candle wax soy is perfect for creating bath and body recipes like the Camu Camu Massage Candles. Plus, our soy wax comes in flake form. So, this candle wax is very easy to work with. Further, these handcrafted candles have some skin care benefits due to the natural moisturizing properties of soy wax. So, the 100% soy wax is one of the best waxes that you can include in your skin care products!

Cosmetic Ingredients for the Camu Camu Massage Candle TutorialCosmetic Ingredients for the Camu Camu Massage Candle Tutorial

Next, you are going to prepare some of the other cosmetic ingredients for the Camu Camu Massage Candle Tutorial. So, you are going to want to measure 144 grams of the Cocoa Butter Golden Natural, 154 grams of the Coconut Oil-76, 148 grams of the Shea Butter, and 74 grams of the Mango Butter. Then, you will need to add wholesale oils and butters to your soy wax in the double boiler. Again, you will need to stir occasionally as these candle making ingredients melt. While everything is melting down, you can begin preparing the scent for this wholesale candle recipe.

Prepare the Fragrance for the Camu Camu Massage CandlePrepare the Fragrance for the Camu Camu Massage Candle

While your soy candle wax and cosmetic ingredients are melting, you can begin working on scenting the recipe. Since want to prepare the fragrance for the Camu Camu Massage Candle, you will need a mixing bowl to hold the scent. You will want to make sure that your bowl is large enough to hold your melted wax and butters in a later step. Then, you need to weigh out 34 grams of the Camu Camu Fragrance Oil. At this point, you will want to set this fruit scent aside for you to use in a later step.

Camu Camu Fragrance OilCamu Camu Fragrance Oil

This wax massage oil recipe is scented with the delightful aroma of our Camu Camu Fragrance Oil. This fruit fragrance blends notes that are sweet and tangy to create a truly mouth watering aroma. The fragrance has an abundance of tart red berries, scrumptious orange and juicy peach nectar blended with a twist of bright lime. Further, this scented oil has a floral combination of jasmine and rose at the middle of this scent. Finally, this fragrance rests on a base of green notes and sweet vanilla. So, this scented oil is perfect for creating a relaxing candle making recipe with a tasty aroma you will be sure to enjoy!

Combining the Candle Making Ingredients for the Massage Candle Procedure

Once your soy wax and cosmetic ingredients have completely melted, you can remove them from the heat source. After removing these ingredients from the stove top, you will want to slowly stir these candle making ingredients. Next, you will need to pour the melted wax and butters into the mixing bowl where you added your measured fragrance oil. Once you have added these candle making supplies to your scented oil, you are going to want to slowly stir all of your ingredients together.

Adding Candle Wicks for the Camu Camu Massage Candle RecipeFilling the Camu Camu Massage Candle Recipe

After combining these wholesale candle making ingredients, you are ready to begin filling your tins for the Camu Camu Massage Candle Recipe. So, you are going to want to set up your massage candle containers in an area where they will not be disturbed. Then, you can pour an even portion of your massage candle mixture into each of your four tins. You will want to let your candles to set up slightly, but not all the way where they would be solid. Once they have set up just a bit, you can move on to the next step in the candle making process.

wholesale candle tins suppliersAdd Candle Wicks to the Camu Camu Massage Candle Recipe

Once your massage candles have time to set up slightly, you are ready to add the candle wicks diy. Before you add the candle wicks to the Camu Camu Massage Candle Recipe, you will want to make sure that the wicks are ready to use. So, you will want to straighten the part of the wick that is going into the candle. Also, you may want to curl the top part of the candle wick. If it helps you to keep the wick straight, you can loop around a skewer or pencil as you lower the wick into the recently poured candle. Then, you will want to carefully place these wholesale candle wicks into each of these four candle tins. Be sure that you place the wicks in the middle of each of the candle tins.

Allow Your Candles to Set Up Completely

After adding the candle wicks to your craft recipe, you will need to allow your massage candle wax to set up completely. So, you will want to leave your four decorative candle tins in a place where they won’t be disturbed in any way. This will ensure that the candle sets up evenly in the tin. Once your candles have set up completely, you are ready to finish packaging up your massage wax recipe.

Trim the Candle Wick for the Massage Candle DIYTrim the Candle Wick for the Massage Candle DIY

Now, you are ready to trim the candle wick for the massage candle diy recipe. You can simply use a pair of scissors to cut the end of the wick that would be sticking out above the lid of the metal tins. While you want to make sure that the lids will fit over the wick height, you don’t want your wick so low that it is hard to use. Once these candle wicks are trimmed to a proper length, you are finished and ready to add the lids to each of the candle tins.

Using Your Finished Massage Oil Candle Recipe

Once your homemade massage candles have set up fully, you are ready to start using your finished massage wax recipe. You can use your wholesale candle wax by lighting your candle wick like a regular candle. Once you have melted enough wax to start your massage, you will blow out the flame. Before you begin adding the wax to the skin for your massage, you will want to make sure that it isn’t too hot. After checking the temperature, you will be able to use and enjoy your lovely candle wax massage.

Of course, anyone not ready to use their candles right away can save the homemade wax massage oil candles for later use. Simply keep the lid on and store them in a cool, dry place that is safe for candles. Whether you use this candle recipe to begin learning how to sell candles from home or simply make this candle making recipe, we know that you will enjoy this wholesale candle wax recipe!

The Candle Massage Benefits

The idea of a massage candle recipe sounds great and relaxing, but what are the candle massage benefits? If you are curious about the benefits for this kind of massage, then you may want to take a peek at what Spa by Marion Mizzi has to say about their Warm Candle Massage. They go into detail about the experience and offer some of the possible benefits that you may gain from this massage. Not only can you learn more about the benefits from a candle massage, but you can use a service like this one to get a professional candle massage as well. Of course, you can always create your very own massage candle diy and enjoy the experience right at home!

Any Questions About Camu Camu Massage CandleAny Questions About Camu Camu Massage Candle

We hope that you have enjoyed creating your very own massage wax recipe! If you have any questions about making massage candles, then feel free to reach out to us. You can contact us over the phone, in the NG store, and online. An easy way to reach us online is through our social media platforms. First, we are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both our Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use our social media platforms to ask us questions about this free craft recipe, but you can share your own homemade bath and body recipes, too. So, we hope that we will hear from you and see your own homemade candle creations sometime soon!

Jun
29

Common Candle Making Questions


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Common Candle Making QuestionsCommon Candle Making Questions

All of us at Natures Garden understand that it can be difficult to create perfect candles. Especially if you have serious scent throw issues popping up, it can be frustrating to put time and money into candles that don’t work that way you want. So, we want to answer some common candle making questions to prevent confusion and save you from all that extra troubleshooting. So, let’s talk about common problems so we can get back to creating gorgeous homemade candles!

Common Candle Making Questions About Candle Wax

First, we are going to talk about questions that often come up in relation to candle wax.

Common Candle Making Questions: How Do You Melt Candle Wax at Home?Common Candle Making Questions: How Do You Melt Candle Wax at Home?

You can use a pouring pot and a stove top to melt your wax at home. Also, we recommend using a double boiler method where you have a larger pot with water in it and set your pouring pot full of wax inside. Turn the stove on to medium and allow the water in your pot to boil. This will safely heat your wax without letting it get too hot.

Common Candle Making Questions: Which is the Best Wax for Candle Making?

Choosing the best wax all depends on preference of what you prefer in a finished candle. First, we have soy waxes that are vegan, gluten free, and natural candle waxes. This is the least expensive wax, has a fantastic cold throw, and has a cleaner burn, but it is tricky to get a great hot throw with some fragrances. Also, Soy Wax often has frosting and a rougher finish.

Next, we have paraffin wax, which has the best scent throw, and is in both the Wow Wax and Joy Wax. The Joy wax uses a mixture of paraffin and soy, so it has a cleaner burn due to the soy wax and a really good hot scent throw due to the paraffin wax. Also, it clings to the candle containers better and has less frosting. An option for creating a translucent candle is gel wax, but it isn’t compatible with all fragrances.

Additionally, you can use palm wax, which comes from sustainable sources, has a beautiful crystal finish, and has a great scent throw. Natures Garden carries sustainable palm container and pillar wax. Lastly, Pillar of Bliss Wax and Palm Pillar wax are great options for creating pillars or wax tarts.

Common Candle Making Questions For Making Soy Candles

Since soy wax is so popular among our customers, we wanted to answer some of the most common questions asked about making soy candles.

Common Candle Making Questions: What is the Best Temperature to Pour Soy Wax?Common Candle Making Questions: What is the Best Temperature to Pour Soy Wax?

This temperature depends on the type of soy wax being used. We recommend pouring our 100% soy wax at 110 degrees Fahrenheit. For the Golden Brands 444 or Golden Brands 464, we suggest pouring at 135 degrees Fahrenheit

Common Candle Making Questions: What is the Best Temperature to Add Fragrance to Soy Wax?

For heavier fragrance oils with high flash points, we recommend adding the scented oil at 185 degrees Fahrenheit. However, lighter fragrances with lower flash points, Ike citrus scents, would be added around 160 degrees Fahrenheit

Common Candle Making Questions: Which Wick is Best for Soy Candles?

Many customers perfer to use a cotton wick for their soy candles. We have two types of cotton wicks available, which are HTP and CD candle wicks.

Common Candle Making Questions: How Do You Make Soy Wax Melts?

Although we don’t carry soy wax in a pillar form for melts, you can still create soy wax melts with container wax. Often, customers will use individual portion cups to package wax melts like these, which can be used to squeeze the wax into the wax burner. This is because it is softer than pillar wax and is difficult to get out of clamshells. However, this wax will not hold the shape from a mold. In fact, it will get stuck in your mold and be difficult to clean.  Another option when making wax melts with a container wax is to add stearic acid to the wax to harden it.

Common Candle Making Questions About Candle Fragrance

Fragrance is important for creating great scented candles, so its important to know how to get your scented candle oil to work for you!

Common Candle Making Questions: Why Don’t My Candles Have a Good Scent Throw?

This issue could have a few different possible causes. First, you may not have added enough fragrance, which should be 1 oz. per pound on average. However, Natures Garden waxes will allow you to add up to 10% in most cases.  Also, your candle may have a clogged wick. This could be due to adding too much fragrance, vybar, or another additive. Also, additives like mica and crayons will clog your wick.

Another possibility is the type of wax you are using. A wax like paraffin will have a better scent throw than soy waxes. Finally, it is possible that you have the wrong size wick. If you wick is too small, then the flame will not be hot enough to get the aroma into the air. On the other hand, a wick that is too large will burn the scent oil before it can be released into the air.

Common Candle Making Questions: What is Vybar Used for in Candle Making?Common Candle Making Questions: What is Vybar Used for in Candle Making?

If you have a poor scent throw and you have tried trouble shooting, then you may want to use vybar. The vybar can be used to increase scent throw by adding some amount between a fourth and a half teaspoon per pound of wax. Just be cautious not to add too much or it can clog your wick and reduce your scent throw. We suggest using Vybar 103 for pillar candles and Vybar 206 for container candles.

Common Candle Making Questions: Why Is Fragrance Oil Settling to the Bottom of the Candle?

If you notice that fragrance is settling at either the top or bottom of your candle, then there could be a few reasons to explain it. First, you’ve added too much fragrance oil. Another option is that the wax you are using isn’t porous enough and you may need a more porous wax. Along with this idea, waxes that have been burned or heated too much may reduce in their ability to hold fragrance.  Finally, you may have not stirred enough to fully incorporate the fragrance oil.

Common Candle Making Questions: Can You Use Essential Oils in a Wax Warmer?Common Candle Making Questions: Can You Use Essential Oils in a Wax Warmer?

While some essential oils can be used in wax warmers, it can be a bit tricky. You need to make sure that they are diluted with either a carrier oil or DPG. Additionally, some essential oils have flashpoints that are too low for a wax warmer. So, you will want to do some testing with the essential oils that you choose.

Common Candle Making Questions About Candle Wicks

Choosing the right wick is another important part of candle making. Otherwise, your candle might not be as effective as it could be.

Common Candle Making Questions: Why is My Candle Wick Drowning Out?Common Candle Making Questions: Why is My Candle Wick Drowning Out?

This could be due to either a small wick or a high candle. First, the wick you used may be too small for a candle of this diameter, which you can use our Candle Wick Chart for reference. Also, your wick could be drowning if you poured your candle wax up too high. You should stop pouring before the wax passes the part of the candle jar that changes shape and begins to curve for the lip.

Common Candle Making Questions: Why Isn’t My Candle Wax Not Burning Evenly All of the Way Down?

Uneven burning could be due to either the wax or the wick. First, the wick may be too small for your candle’s size. Also, the wax that you chose could be too hard. While you could use a softer wax instead, you could also switch to a hotter wick.

Common Candle Making Questions About General Candle Making

Lastly, we have some general questions about making candles that could be useful for crafting perfect candles.

Common Candle Making Questions: Sometimes I Follow All Recommendations and I Still Can’t Seem to Get it Right. Why is That?

There are many factors that can influence the outcome of your homemade candles. First, fragrance oils can impact a candle, as thicker scented oils require you to wick up to get a hotter burn. Also, the room temperature can effect your candles. If the room is too cold, then you can have more issues with glass adhesion and frosting because your candle will setup very quickly.

Additionally, you could have an issue where the scent doesn’t smell as strong because you are used to it. When you are around a scent for too long, your nose will adjust and you won’t notice it as much. If this happens to you, then don’t worry too much just take a break from the scent for awhile and your nose will recognize it again after a long enough break.

Common Candle Making Questions: Why are My Layers Bleeding in my Candle?

This color issue could have one of a few different causes. First, the layers were too hot. If you don’t wait long enough or pour your wax too soon, then the layers can melt one another and start to run into one another. Also, it could be due to over saturating your candle with fragrance, as the extra scented oil will blend with colorant and bring the color with it as it seeps out of the candle.

Common Candle Making Questions: Can I Use Mica in Candles?Common Candle Making Questions: Can I Use Mica in Candles?

We recommend that you don’t mix mica into the candle itself, because it will clog the wick. But, you can use mica to decorate the outside of pillar candles! After your pillar is created you can then, use the mica on the outer portion of your candle. This shimmery mixture can be used to provide a beautiful sparkle on the outside of your candles.

Common Candle Making Questions: Can Mica be used in Wax Melts?

Sure! Since we don’t have to worry about clogging the wick, you can mix it straight into the candle wax.

 

Common Candle Making Questions: How Do I Get Rid of the Air Bubbles in My Candles?

There are a few reasons why air bubbles could get trapped in your candles, which include water exposure and pouring at a cooler temperature. So, how do you prevent air bubble in a homemade candle? First, keep water away from your work station. Also, you can try pouring your wax at a hotter temperature. Further, pour your candle wax slowly and make sure to stop before you hit pour point where your jar begins to change shape. 

Common Candle Making Questions: Can You Melt Old Candles to Make New Ones?Common Candle Making Questions: Can You Melt Old Candles to Make New Ones?

We don’t recommend re-purposing old candles to make new ones. While this may seem like a create idea to take all you half used candles and make a new one, the scent is a big concern in this case. If these candles are scented, then they will already contain fragrance oil. Once you melt your old candles, the scent may fade, but many of the wax particles are still holding on to some of the scent oil. This means that you won’t be able to add enough fragrance oil without over saturating your candle. Since the candle already is holding scent, this extra fragrance will seep out and sit on the top of your candle, which is dangerous and can result in a flame that is too large.

Common Candle Making Questions: Reach Out to UsCommon Candle Making Questions: Reach Out to Us

Hopefully, we were able to get some of your more pressing questions answered. If you have any more questions or concerns about making your own candles, then please reach out to us. We are always happy to help! You can stop by the store, give us a call, or talk to us on social media. If you want to find us online, we have a Natures Garden Facebook page, Twitter (@ngscents), and Instagram (@ngscents). Good luck and have fun with candle making!

May
14

Great Smelling Soy Wax Candles


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Fragrance Oils1.  What’s your name & Your Company Name?  Robert M Vendetti & Spencer C Pilon, Spunky Bobs Candles

2.  Why did you decide to go into business?  What was your motivation?  How long have you been in business?  I started with candle kit online, my girlfriend wanted soy wax candles.  It turned out I had extra candles and gave them to friends.  They started asking for more and more candles and a month later I was making 30 scents. Time was motivation, and friends asking for more scents too.  We have been in business since January 19th

3.  What products do you make and sell?  Soy wax candles four different size jars and tins.

4.  What are your business goals?  To make great smelling soy candles for everyone, and be successful at it.

5.  What are some products you use from Natures Garden; what are your favorite products from Natures Garden?  Many different scentsGreen Irish Tweed Type, Lick Me All Over, Patchouli, Lavender, Black Raspberry & Vanilla, Twilight of the Woods, Fresh Cut Roses, China Rain, Butt Naked, NG Clean Linens, and others.

Facebook page:  www.facebook.com/Spunkybobscandles