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Oct
01

Witches Brew Candle Recipe


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Witches Brew CandleWitches Brew Candle Recipe

Today, Nature’s Garden has a brand new candle recipe that is just in time for Halloween! This Witches Brew Candle recipe is sure to get your friends excited for the upcoming spooky season! The candle is black and purple striped just like a witch’s stockings would be and poking out of the top is her pointed hat!. Did she melt into the candle and all that is left is her hat? Looks like it to me!

This candle is simple to make! We chose to use Joy Wax, for the base of the candle and Pillar of Bliss for her hat and the fluffy purple top! The whole candle is scented in our fun Halloween fragrance, Witches Brew fragrance oil. This candle would surely be the center of attention at your next party or on Beggar’s Night to help light the way for some candy-hungry trick or treaters.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Ingredients Used

Before we get started, let’s talk about some the components that are used for this sweet candle.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Joy WaxWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Joy Wax

If you are familiar with making candles or familiar with Nature’s Garden candle waxes, then you will know how wonderful using Joy Wax for your candles really is. Exclusively sold at Nature’s Garden! Joy wax is a blend of just the right amount of vegetable waxes, food grade paraffin, and other proprietary ingredients. This wax allows candles to smell stronger, both hot and cold. Also, Joy Wax has a wonderfully creamy, smooth texture to the candle once it has set up.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Pillar of BlissWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Pillar of Bliss

Pillar of Bliss is also a blend of soy wax (more than 50%) and paraffin wax used for poured votive and pillar candles. Pillar of Bliss Wax has excellent fragrance retention with good cold and hot throw characteristics. This wax has a nice hard finish to it. Therefore, when used in molds for wax melts or tarts, Pillar of Bliss has an easy release from the mold.

 

 

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Witches Brew Fragrance Oil

Last, but not least, is our Witches Brew Fragrance Oil that inspired our creation. This scent is a unique combination of secret ingredients. However, there are notes of freshly brewed coffee and something spicy that you just can’t quite place! This fragrance oil isn’t your ordinary fall fragrance!

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Ingredients You will Need and Available at Nature’s Garden

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Other Ingredients and Equipment You’ll Need

  • Mixing Bowls
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Scale
  • Apothecary Jar
  • Pot (for double boiler)
  • Pencil (used to curl your candle wicks)
  • Witch Had Mold (From Flexible Molds www.flexiblemolds.com)

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Before You Get Started

Before you get started on your candle creating, it is best to familiarize yourself with how to make a candle. Check out our class on how to make Joy Wax Candles and our Candle Wick Chart to help you find the correct size wick for the container that you will be using! 

Also, before you start on your candle, you will want to clean and organize your work space. Make sure you have enough space to work on your candle. Give all your equipment and your work space a good wipe down. Now you can gather your supplies and your candle making equipment. Once you have everything cleaned and prepared, you are ready to move on to creating!

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Prepare the Double BoilerWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Prepare the Double Boiler

As with all candle making, you will need to have a double boiler. If you are familiar with this step then you can move on with the recipe. If not, we can give a quick tutorial. Since you will need a pouring pot, this will act as the inner portion of your double boiler. This will also hold your melting wax and it will go inside the larger portion of your double boiler. The larger pot (you can even use an old cake pan) will hold at least 3 inches of water. You can place the larger pot onto your heat source, and go ahead and add the water.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Prepping the Pillar of Bliss

Our first step will be preparing the witch hat. For this, you will need the Witch Hat Mold from Flexible Molds. These molds are wonderful for soap making and for candle making. They are, of course, flexible which means releasing your product is easier than a regular hard mold. Also, they are durable, last a long time and clean up easily. So place your pouring pot on the scale, tare out its weight and weigh in 2 ounces of Pillar of Bliss Candle Wax. Place your pouring pot into the larger pot with the heating water. Stir the wax occasionally until the wax is melted and has reached the correct temperature. 

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Adding the Black Candle DyeWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Adding the Black Candle Dye

Now that your wax has melted completely you can now add the black candle dye. So go ahead and add in 4 drops of the dye. Give this a nice stir to incorporate the dye completely.

 

 

 

 

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Adding the Fragrance OilWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Adding the Fragrance Oil

Once the wax has reached the correct temperature, it is ready for the fragrance oil. So go ahead and weigh in 0.2 ounces of the Witches Brew and stir this well to completely combine the fragrance.

 

 

 

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Pouring The HatWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Pouring The Hat

Now that you have your fragrance oil and black candle dye added and combined, your next step will be pouring the hat. Go ahead and carefully pour the wax into the Witch Hat mold. Allow this to set and cool completely before removing. Once it has, you can pop the witch hat out and set it aside for the time being.

 

 

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Preparing the Candle JarWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Preparing the Candle Jar

Next, you will want to get your container ready. You will be using 2 wicks for this candle. Go ahead and adhere both wicks to the bottom of your jar using a glue gun. Once this is done, you can set it aside for the moment.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Preparing the Purple LayerWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Preparing the Purple Layer

You are now ready to start on the purple layer of your candle. In your pouring pot, weigh out 2 ounces of the Joy Wax. Place the pouring pot in your double boiler. Stir this wax occasionally until the wax is fully melted and has reached its correct melting temperature. Now you can add 2 drops of purple Spectrum Liquid Candle dye, stirring well. Next, add in 0.2 ounces of Witches Brew fragrance oil and stir this well also.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Pouring the Purple LayerWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Pouring the Purple Layer

Now that your wax is scented and colored, the next step is to pour into your container. Slowly pour this layer into your prepared candle jar. Allow this layer to set up before moving on to the next step.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Prepping the Black Layer

Next, you will be working on the black layer of the candle. In your pouring pot, weigh out 2 ounces of Joy Wax. Melt this wax, as before, stirring occasionally until the wax has completely melted. You can add in 4 drops of black candle dye now, stirring well. Then you can add in 0.2 ounces of the Witches Brew fragrance oil.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Pouring the Black LayerWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Pouring the Black Layer

Now that your wax is scented and colored, slowly pour this layer on top of the purple layer. Allow this to set up before moving on to the next step.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Prepping and Pouring the Next LayersWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Prepping and Pouring the Next Layers

Next, you will repeat the process of the black layer and the purple layer, two more times. Always make sure your wicks are straight up, adjusting them, if necessary, as the wax cools.  The last layer being the black layer. You should have 6 layers total before moving onto the next step. Once you have completed the last layer and have allowed it to set up, you can move onto the last layer of your candle.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Preparing the Whipped Wax

Now that your layers are done, you can move on to the whipped wax topping! In your pouring pot, weigh out 4 ounces of Joy Wax. Melt this in your double boiler, stirring occasionally until it has melted completely. Once your wax has melted, you can add in 1 drop of the purple liquid candle dye. Next, add in 0.4 ounces of Witches Brew fragrance oil. Stir well to completely incorporate the fragrance.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Whipping the Wax

You will want your wax to thicken before you start to whip it. When it has started to set up, you can begin whipping it with either a spoon, a whisk or even a fork.  Once you have your Joy Wax well whipped and fluffy, add dollops of it to the top of your candle, creating soft peaks with your utensil of choice.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Adding the Witch's HatWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Adding the Witch’s Hat

Next, you will be adding your prepared witch hat to the whipped topping. You will want to do this before the topping is set up, so go ahead and place the hat gently, but firmly into the topping, centering it in front of your wicks. We chose to tilt our hat slightly.  However, you can lay yours standing straight up, if you choose. Lastly, taking a pencil, curl your wicks around the pencil to complete the candle.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: Letting Your Candle Set Up

Your candle is now complete and looking beautiful! However, let your candle set and cure for at least 24-48 hours before using it. This will help the fragrance and waxes to fully bond together allowing the candle to have a better scent throw. The only thing left to do?  Trim your wicks to about 1/4″ before burning your candle.  You can even remove the witch hat and use it in your wax melter.

Witches Brew Candle Recipe: The EndWitches Brew Candle Recipe: Even More Fragrance Fun

We hope you enjoyed Nature’s Garden newest recipe! It’s the perfect addition to anybody’s Halloween decor. Whether you want to keep it for yourself or give it as a gift, it will be the center of attention!

Are you looking for some more fun Halloween goodies to make? Nature’s Garden has you covered! Check out our fun Berry Bewitching Bath Brew recipe! A fun bath melt that smells of our Berry Bewitching fragrance oil. We also have a super “scary” Monster Bath cookie that turns your kid’s bubble bath into a bubbling, fizzing cauldron of fun. Another fun Halloween recipe is our Pumpkin Puke Soap Jelly Recipe. This is a great recipe for the kids to help make! This soap is made with our SLS Free Glycerin Soap Base and a yummy fall Pumpkin Roll fragrance oil. Simple, quick and easy since there is no lye involved!  There are a few more spooky fun recipes in our recipe box to help make Halloween a spooktacular time for your customers or your family!

Come find us on Facebook, Twitter (@ngscents) or Instagram (@ngscents) and show us what you have been creating for the upcoming holiday season! We love seeing what our customers make with Nature’s Garden products! You can also share your creations on our Show & Tell Creations page of our website! It’s another great way to show off what you have made.

 

 

Sep
25

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe


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Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe

Between the scary thrills of haunted houses, fun costumes, and the sweet candy from trick-or-treating, this month is just full of sweet treats and thrilling frights. If you love everything about Halloween and are looking for a fun craft for the month of October, then the Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe is a great cosmetic recipe for you! This lip balm recipe is an original creation from Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplier. Plus, this recipe is a fun an easy cosmetic recipe that is perfect wearing all month long. Not only is this recipe fun for the holiday, but the recipe uses ingredients that are fantastic for lip care recipes. This dark cosmetic lip balm is created with fantastic cosmetic oils and herbs that care for your lips, as well. Anyone that is interested in creating this lip balm recipe can find everything they need to know in the cosmetic beauty blog below. So, let’s get into the fun part of this lip care recipe.

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: History of Halloween Colors

Halloween is a fun tradition that is just full of orange pumpkins, black cats, spooky costumes, and trick-or-treating. But, have you ever thought to question how these Halloween traditions came to be a part of our tradition? Well this holiday came from the ancient festival of Samhain, which is an ancient Celtic tradition that took place on November first. During this celebration the Celtic people would light bonfires and use costumes to ward off ghosts. Later, Pope Gregory III used this same day to honor the saints and incorporated some of these Celtic traditions. Eventually, the night before, or Hallows Eve, is known to be the night of spirits and trickery. If you want to learn more about the origins of this holiday, then you may want to check out what the History Channel has to say about the Ancient Origins of Halloween.

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Ingredients Available From Natures Garden

Beeswax White Pastilles
Pumpkin Seed Oil
Jojoba Oil
Vitamin E Oil (Tocopherol T-50)Natural
Kiss of Death Flavoring Oil
Activated Charcoal Powder
Disposable Pipettes
10 ml Clear Jars with Clear Lids
Natures Garden Soap Apron
Safety Gloves
Safety Mask

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Other Necessary Ingredients and Equipment

Scale (It will need to measure both ounces and grams)
Mixing Bowl
Pots (You will need two pots to create double boiler)
Mixing Spoon
Gloves
Hair Net
Protective Clothing

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Total Weights and Amounts

1/2 ounce of the White Beeswax Pastilles
3 ounces of the Pumpkin Seed Oil
1 ounce of the Jojoba Oil
4 grams of the Vitamin E Oil
1 ml of the Kiss of Death Flavor Oil
1 gram of the Activated Charcoal

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Prepare and Sanitize

Before you go on to prepare your very own spooky lip care products, you will want to make a few quick preparations to make this process fun and avoid complications. First, you will want to clear and sanitize an area of space that you can use as a work area. Additionally, you will want to gather all of the needed lip balm making supplies, which includes the cosmetic ingredients and crafting equipment. Further, we would suggest that you wear gloves, a hair net, and some protective clothing during the preparation of this lip balm recipe. Next, you will want to clean all of the equipment needed for this recipe, as it will make sure your products are clean and your process goes quickly. Now, you ready to create this fun lip care recipe!

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Creating a Double Boiler

If you know how to create your double boiler, then you can move on to the next tape in this process. However, anyone that needs to learn a bit about this process can follow these easy steps. First, you will need to take a medium sized pot and add about an inch or two of water. Now, you will need to boil the water. Once the water is boiling, you will need to place a smaller pot into the water of the medium pot. Make sure that the water in the medium pot won’t overflow into the smaller pot. This water could potentially ruin the ingredients, as the inner pot will hold the ingredients and allow you to heat your cosmetic ingredients without scorching. So, you are now ready to create this lovely lip gloss recipe!

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Melt Cosmetic Wax and OilsHalloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Melt Cosmetic Wax and Oils

First, you are going to need to prepare your first few nourishing lip care ingredients. So, retrieve your craft scale and measure out the cosmetic oils and cosmetic grade beeswax. You will need to measure out a half ounce of beeswax. The beeswax helps to hold the cosmetic recipe together and provide a bit of integrity to the lip care product. So, your finished lip gloss will remain in solid form with all of the silky, moisturizing oils.

Two of the cosmetic oils that you will need are the pumpkin seed oil and the jojoba oil, So, you will need three ounces of the pumpkin seed oil. This cosmetic oil is perfect for providing a glossy sheen and nourishing your lips. If you want to learn more about this nourishing ingredient, then you may want to check out our previous blog on Pumpkin Seed Oil Benefits! This blog goes more in depth about the benefits of this oil for the body. Also, you will need to use one ounce of the jojoba oil, which is a fantastic for nourishing and caring for your lips. Now, you are going to need to melt the beeswax. So, add these three ingredients to your double boiler. Make sure that you mix these ingredients occasionally to prevent scotching. Once these cosmetic ingredients have completely melted you can remove the mixture from heat.

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Include the Herb and a Cosmetic OilHalloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Include the Herb and a Cosmetic Oil

Next, you will be ready to add a few more cosmetic ingredients to this mixture. Since the white beeswax pastilles are completely melted, you are ready to add these next two ingredients for this recipe.  So, you will be able to add in one gram of the activated charcoal cosmetic herb. This cosmetic herb is what gives this lip gloss its color. Further, activated charcoal is a fantastic and is often used to detoxify and cleanse your body naturally. Also, you will need to add four grams of vitamin E oil into the mixture. This cosmetic oil has some benefits for the lips. Not only does this cosmetic oil nourish the skin, but it will help to protect the skin from environmental factors. So, this cosmetic oil can be useful for providing some protection to your lips from the UV rays of the sun.

After you measure out and include all of these cosmetic ingredients you will need to mix everything together. Once both of these two lip balm making ingredients are thoroughly mixed you can move on to the next part of this process. This is going to be is adding the yummy flavoring!

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Add the Lip Balm FlavoringHalloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Add the Lip Balm Flavoring

Next, you are ready to add in the lip balm flavor. So, you will need to include one millimeter of the Kiss of Death Flavor Oil. You can use a disposable pipette to measure out this amount of flavoring. Then, you can include it into your mixture. This scrumptiously fruit flavoring oil is full of childhood nostalgia, as it is reminiscent of the sweet taste of fruit punch. So, this fantastic flavor oil is perfect for creating delicious lip balm recipes. After you incorporate this yummy flavor oil into your melted lip gloss mixture, you can move on to the last step.

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Packaging the Lip BalmHalloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Packaging the Lip Balm

Finally, you are ready to package your cosmetic recipe. So, you are going to need to gather your containers and packaging supplies. You will need about eight lip balm pots in total. First, you will want to remove each of the caps from your lip balm containers. Also, it will be helpful to line up the wholesale lip balm pots. Now, you can begin to fill each one of your clear jars with your finished lip balm mixture.

There are a few different ways that you can fill your lip balm pots. One method that you can use to fill your wholesale lip balm pots is scooping the mixture into the lip balm pots. So, you can use a spoon to fill each of the lip balm containers. A different method that you can use to fill these lip balm pots is the disposable pipettes. Try to move quickly, as you will need to package all of your lip balm before it solidifies in the bowl. This is especially important for those using the disposable pipette method as the pipette can get clogged. 

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Using Your Lip Balm

Now, all you need to do is wait for the lip gloss to set up. After the lip gloss has completely solidified, you can move and finish packaging the clear jars. Now, you are ready to use your black Halloween lip care product! Just like any other great lip gloss, this cosmetic recipe will provide a lovely glossy shine and moisturize your lips. In fact, this lip gloss is one of the best products we have ever put on our lips! Plus, this is perfect to use on its own or you can even put your lip gloss on top of a lovely lip stick. Although this lip care recipe will provide a glossy appearance, it will not actually make your lips a black color. Once you are ready, you can finish up the packaging for your lip balm pots by adding the lids to your pet plastic jars wholesale.

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: More Fun Halloween Make Up Ideas

This time of year is perfect for making everything fun and spooky. Although this finished lip balm recipe will not color your lips black, it is a fun lip gloss that you can add to the top of a fresh coat of black lip stick. So, adding this cosmetic lip balm to your daily make up can be even more fun! If you are interested in seeing even more fun Halloween make up, then you will love the 30 Amazing DIY Halloween Makeup Tutorials That Will Make You The Hit Of The Party article by DIY & Crafts. This article shares all  kinds of fantastic Halloween ideas that you can use to  have a fun and creative costume this year!

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Ask Us Your QuestionsHalloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Ask Us Your Questions

If you have any more questions about this cosmetic lip balm recipe or any other homemade recipes, then feel free to reach out to us and ask your questions! We are always available to answer any questions for you. You can reach out to us on the phone, in the store, or even online. If you reach out online, then you may want to consider checking out our social media pages. Social media is a quick and easy way to reach out and get an answer to your important questions! First, you can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use our handle @ngscents to find us on both Twitter and Instagram. Further, you can use these platforms to connect with other crafters as well as share your own creations. We wish you the best with your bath and body creations and hope to hear from you all very soon!

Halloween Lip Gloss Recipe: Our Free Recipe Disclaimer

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