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Mar
15

New Candle Colorants


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New Candle ColorantsNew Candle Colorants

Recently, Natures Garden Candle Making Supplies has added new candle colorants.  These candle colorants will allow you to color your candles with new and exciting colors!  So, what exactly are these colorants?  Well, we now carry color blocks in 25 shades!  So, for those that use liquid candle dyes, you might be wondering, “What is a color block?”.  Well, a color block is a solid candle colorant use in candle making.  What are the advantages of color blocks?  Solid candle dyes are less messy than liquids.  To use them, simply place a small amount of the candle colorant into your melted candle wax.  Now, I should add, these should only be used in candles or wax melts, not body products.  However, one color block dye will color about 15 pounds of candle wax in a medium shade.  Below, you will see pictures each color block used in handcrafted wax tarts.

Avocado Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Avocado Color Blocks Dye

First, we have avocado!  This is the perfect shade for handmade candles.  It is a unique color that will truly sent your handmade candles apart from all the others!

 

Bayberry Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Bayberry Color Blocks Dye

Next, we have Bayberry Color Blocks.  This dye is the perfect color for pine scented candles, but can also be used to achieve a lighter shade of green that would be perfect for cucumber scented candles.

 

Black Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Black Color Blocks Dye

Our next new color block is a black color block.  This is a color that many of our clients have requested.  Well, the wait is over!  Natures Garden now carries a black color block for all of your handcrafted candles and wax melts.  As, you can see this color block can also be used to create grey candles in a variety of shades.

Burgundy Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Burgundy Color Blocks Dye

Now, we have the burgundy color block.  This one is not one of new color blocks.  However, it does create a gorgeous color in candles.  This burgundy color block is staple in my candle colorants collection.  It has long been my personal favorite candle color.

 

Burnt Orange Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Burnt Orange Color Blocks Dye

Okay, now, how cool is this burnt orange color?!?!  The burnt orange color block is perfect for your pumpkin scented candles.  However, it is versatile enough that it could be used for melon or even mango scented candles when just a small amount is used.

 

Caramel Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants:  Caramel Color Blocks Dye

Next, we have a new caramel color block!  This is an absolute must have for those making dessert candles!  I personally have used it with my Cafe Caramel scented candles.  Not only did the candle smell delicious but it also looked delicious with the perfect caramel drizzle!

Chocolate Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Chocolate Color Blocks Dye

The chocolate color block is another must have for those dessert candle makers.  This solid color block will give you the truest chocolate shade.  Again, this one will help you create delectable looking handmade candles and wax melts.

 

Cream Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Cream Color Blocks Dye

The next solid color block on our list is the cream candle dye.  As you can see in the picture, you can you create cream colored candles. In fact, you can even achieve darker shades of beige.

 

 Dark Brown Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Dark Brown Color Blocks Dye

The dark brown color block is a true brown candle colorant.  This solid color block is can color your candles in a light tan shade, a dark brown, and many shades in between.  I think this one is the perfect colorant for scents like Fresh Brewed Coffee Fragrance Oil.

 Grass Green Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Grass Green Color Blocks Dye

With Spring right around the corner, many of you are adding Fresh Cut Grass Fragrance Oil to your candle line.  Well, the grass green color block happens to be the perfect color to create fresh cut grass scented candles.  In addition, it is a great colorant for many summer scents like cucumber and honeydew melon.

 Ivory Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Ivory Color Blocks Dye

Next, we have the ivory color block.  As soon as I saw this one I just knew that I had to make a White Peach and Silk Blossoms scented candle.  Now, there isn’t as much of a range with this color block.  However, this ivory solid dye is unique and perfect in scented candles.

 Jade Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants:  Jade Color Blocks Dye

So, the new jade color block is one of my absolute favorite new candle dyes.  It is absolutely stunning in handmade candles.  I also used this one in wax melts scented with our Jade Fragrance Oil, of course.  It doesn’t matter how you use it, it look absolutely stunning in candle wax.

 Mauve Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants:  Mauve Color Blocks Dye

In addition to the jade color block, the mauve color block is on my list of must have colors.  It allows you to create a variety of mauve shades and is a favorite among many on the Natures Garden staff!  Mauve is such a pretty pink shade that you really candle go wrong.  It is feminine and gorgeous.

 Olive Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorant: Olive Color Blocks Dye

Next, we have the olive color block.  This particular green candle dye will have you needing the OMG Olive Fragrance Oil or Gin Martini Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden.  In fact, these are the first two fragrance oils that came to mind when I saw this solid color block.

 

 Orange Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Orange Color Blocks Dye

Now, we have the orange color blocks.  These new candle color blocks are a true orange color.  It is perfect for scents like fresh squeezed orange and even at Halloween time.

 

 Peach Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Peach Color Blocks Dye

What would be better this Spring and Summer than a Peach Perfection scented handmade candle.  It is the perfect peach scent for this brand new Natures Garden color block.  I also happen to think this scent is pretty perfect too if you are looking for a fabulous peach aroma to add to your line of candles.

 Pink Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Pink Color Blocks Dye

Of course, we had to add a pink color block to our collection!  Who doesn’t love pink?  It happens to be my favorite color in general.  Also, it beautiful in handmade candles.  It is the perfect color for scents like Petals of Spring or Pink Sugar.

 

 Red Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Red Color Blocks Dye

Now, let’s talk about the red color block.  While this is not a new color block, it is still a must have color block for candle making.  As one of your primary colors, it will create a perfect red color or can be used to mix other colors.

 

 Royal Blue Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Royal Blue Color Blocks Dye

Next on our list of new candle colorants is the royal blue solid dye.  A true blue candle color that is vibrant and fun.  It is perfect for fresh scents.  As you can see you can get a wide range blue shades for your handcrafted wax tarts as well as candles.

 

 Scarlet Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Scarlet Color Blocks Dye

Of course, our color blocks line would not be complete without scarlet.  Since we are from Ohio, we LOVE our Ohio State Buckeye!  The good old scarlet and gray!  This is a beautiful shade of red.  However, you can also get shades of pink.

 

 Spruce Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Spruce Color Blocks Dye

Additionally, you can use the spruce color block to dye your candles.  This particular color reminded us a blue spruce.  This is the perfect color for not only those candles, but also many other scents.  I think this colorant would be perfect for scents like Ocean Mist, for example.

 Turquoise Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Turquoise Color Blocks Dye

Another fabulous blue colorant is the turquoise color block.  This dye will even allow you to create darker shades of blue.  Why not use this candle colorant for fragrance oils like Natures Garden’s Denim scent?

 

 Violet Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Violet Color Blocks Dye

Next, we have the violet color block.  This purple candle dye is wonderful in lavender candles and many other floral scents.  This feminine candle colorant is GORGEOUS is both candles and wax tarts!

 

White Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: White Color Blocks Dye

Now, we have the white color block.  This is another candle dye that has been highly requested.  Many times, fragrance oils can give your candles an off white color.  Well, this color block will allow you to create handmade white candles.  This is another candle colorant that many of our customers feel is a must have dye.

 Yellow Color Blocks DyeNew Candle Colorants: Yellow Color Blocks Dye

Finally, we have the yellow candle colorant.  This is another primary color that is a staple in every candle maker’s line.  This isn’t a new color block, but is still perfect for many candles.  Whether you use it with banana scents or even lemon scents, your handmade yellow candles will look amazing!

Are you ready to make some candles?  Are you trying to decide which fragrance oil to use with your favorite color block listed above?  Check out our fragrance oils by color.  This section of our website breaks down each color and gives fragrance oil suggestions for each color.  In addition, you can check the description of each scent.  In the description, we give coloring suggestions for every scent.

Feb
08

Coffee Scents


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Coffee Scents

Today, let’s talk coffee!  There are so many options when it comes to coffee scents.  So, we will look a little closer at each one.  Hopefully, this will help you decide on the perfect coffee fragrance oil for your handcrafted bath and body products.  You may just find your next best selling product!

Coffee Scents:  Hazelnut Coffee Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Hazelnut Coffee Fragrance Oil

First, our Hazelnut Coffee Fragrance Oil is strong coffee scent that is great in both bath and body products and candles. It is the aroma of Arabica coffee beans that are blended with both nutty hazel nuts and creamy vanilla at its base. Not only is this coffee scent fabulous on its own, it is also amazing when mixed with other scents.  I actually accidentally put one of these melts in my burner that already had a Pink Sugar melt in it.  I have to say this is now my go to fragrance for my home.

Coffee Scents:  Hazelnut Coffee Soap

So, how does Hazelnut Coffee Fragrance Oil do in cold process soap? Well, there is no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation. It also had a good scent retention.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Hazelnut Coffee Candle

Now, let’s talk candle making! How do we suggest coloring your hazelnut coffee scented candles?  We suggest using five drops of brown liquid candle dye. Alternatively, you can shred a small amount of a brown color block.

 

Coffee Scents: Fresh Brewed Coffee- ORIGINAL Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee- ORIGINAL Fragrance Oil

Next, we have our Original Fresh Brewed Coffee Fragrance Oil.  This coffee scent is the strong freshly brewed coffee.  Most coffee fragrances will have a base note of vanilla.  This note can smell like chocolate in coffee fragrances. Well, this coffee scent will have that note.  Although, if you are looking for a coffee scent without the chocolate note, keep reading.

 

Coffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee Soap

For those making cold process soap, this our original fresh brewed coffee scent is light in the finished bars, but it is still wonderful. Additionally, the cp soap batter showed no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee Candle
How do we suggest coloring your handcrafted candles?  You can add five drops of brown liquid candle dye to achieve a beautiful brown color. You can also use a bit of a brown color block to get the same color.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee Bath Bomb
Next, why not create bath bombs with this coffee fragrance oil! Natures Garden created this Freshly Ground Coffee Bath Bombs Recipe with bath bomb lovers in mind. This isn’t your typical bath bomb though, it uses real coffee ground.

Coffee Scents:  Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Fragrance Oil

Next, we have the Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Fragrance Oil.  This coffee scent happens to be a Natures Garden original fragrance.  It is a strong toasted hazelnut scent that has buttery nuances to pair perfectly this coffee blend. Then the aroma finishes with sweet undertones of warm brown sugar that give the scent a caramelized note.

 

 Coffee Scents:  Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Soap

So, how does this scent do in handcrafted cp soap making? There was no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation.  While the scent stayed light, it still created a beautiful bar of soap.

 

Coffee Scents:  Mountain Hazelnut Cafe Candle

A candle scented with Mountain Hazelnut Cafe fragrance oil would look fabulous colored in a light coffee colored candle. We suggest using three drops of brown liquid candle dye along with a drop orange, and a drop of yellow dye.  This suggestion is based on four pounds of candle wax. You can also use a small amount of a brown, orange, and yellow shredded color blocks shredded.

Coffee Scents:  Cinnanut Columbian Cafe Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Cinnanut Columbian Cafe Fragrance Oil

Now, Cinnanut Columbian Cafe fragrance oil from Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies has the strong tones of a fresh roasted Colombian coffee. It is followed with warm spicy cinnamon.  Next, this coffee scent has notes of warm roasted Brazil nuts along with rich sweet maple.  This is a Natures Garden original fragrance oil.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Cinnanut Columbian Cafe Soap

When used in cold process soap, this coffee scent did very well. There was no acceleration, no separation, and no ricing.  It maintained a good scent retention and discolored to a brown color.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Cinnanut Columbian Cafe Candle

When coloring your handmade candle and wax melts, we recommend using four drops of Spectrum brown liquid candle dye. You can also use an ample amount of a brown color block. We find this to be a perfect color for a coffee colored candle.

 

 

Coffee Scents: Cinnanut Coffee Soap RecipeSo, how have we used Cinnanut Colombian Cafe Fragrance Oil in our recipes? We created the Cinnanut Coffee Soap Recipe is a super fun layered soap recipe that looks and feels amazing on your skin! Not only that but this melt and pour soap recipe is fun to make. In addition, the mp soap is topped with our fluffy whipped soap base and topped with cinnamon.

 

Coffee Scents:  Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Fragrance Oil

Now, we have the delicious Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Fragrance Oil. This Natures Garden coffee scent is a rich combination of  freshly roasted Jamaican coffee.  Then, it has notes of sweet and tempting vanilla beans This is a Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies original fragrance oil.

 

 

Coffee Scents: Jamaican Vanilla Cafe in Soap

 

You can use Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Fragrance Oil in homemade soap. This fragrance oil did very well in soap.  There is no ricing, no acceleration, no separation, and the fragrance maintains a good scent in the finished cold process soap. So, you will be able to create amazing cp soap with this coffee scent!

Coffee Scents: Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Candle Color Suggestion

Next, let’s talk about candles.  Using just a tiny bit of brown and yellow liquid candle dyes you can create a wonderful color that is perfect for this scent. Also, you can shred just a tiny amount of both brown and yellow color blocks into your candle wax.

 

Coffee Scents: French Vanilla Coffee Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  French Vanilla Coffee Fragrance Oil

Our next coffee scent is a sweeter coffee aroma. Natures Garden’s French Vanilla Coffee Fragrance Oil is a perfect blend of vanilla, sugar, and freshly brewed coffee. It is blended to perfection for all the coffee lovers that like their coffee sweet and creamy!

 

 

 

Coffee Scents:  French Vanilla Coffee Soap

If you use this scent in your cp soap recipes, then get ready for some fabulous coffee scented soap!  This coffee scent remains subtly beautiful and nice in soap. French Vanilla Coffee Fragrance Oil caused no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  French Vanilla Coffee Candle

When used in candle wax, we would recommend creating a creamy light brown candle for this scent. So, use two drops of brown liquid candle dye.  You can also use a small amount of shredded brown color block in four pounds of wax.

 

 


So, how have we used French Vanilla Coffee in some of our recipe ideas?  We created the Christmas Coffee Wax Tarts Recipe  using not one, but two coffee fragrance oils.  This wax melt recipe uses both French Vanilla Coffee Scent and Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance Oil.  In addition, we topped these cute melts with real coffee beans.

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Caramel Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Cafe Caramel Fragrance Oil

Next, we have my favorite coffee scent, Cafe Caramel Fragrance Oil! This coffee fragrance oil from Natures Garden Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is the a sweet cappuccino.  This scent is also that is filled with heavy cream and is sweetened with the extremely sweet caramel. It is an awesome blend of coffee and creamy sugar blended perfectly for you handmade candles and bath and body products.

 

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Caramel Soap

This caramel coffee scent is the perfect soap making fragrance oil! First of all, this coffee scented fragrance oil will have a good scent in the cured cp soap. We found no acceleration, no separation, and ricing.

 

 

Coffee Scents: Cafe Caramel Candle

This caramel coffee beverage scent would work perfectly in a caramel colored candle!  We would recommend using two drops of brown along with a tiny bit of orange liquid candle dye.  This is for four pounds of wax.  You can also shred an small amount of a brown color block and an orange color block into your candle wax.

 

Popular Coffee Fragrance Oils Cafe Caramel ScrubCafe Caramel Fragrance Oil is also perfect in body scrubs as well.  In fact, you can create the Toffee Crunch Latte Foaming Sugar Scrub Recipe! This handmade sugar scrub recipe will smell as delicious as the coffee drink!  Create a layered scrub made to look just like the drink, even complete with the whipped cream topping!

 

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Mocha Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil

Also, you can try out our delicious Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil in your homemade products! This amazing cafe fragrance oil by Natures Garden is the perfect arrangement of fragrance notes reminiscent of fresh brewed coffee, chocolate syrup, creamy vanilla, and marshmallows. If you are in the mood for a scrumptious coffee and chocolate scent blend, then this is going to be the perfect scent for you!  You are going to love this fragrance oil!

 

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil Soap

Next, how does this coffee scent perform in cold process soap?  Cafe Mocha fragrance oil performs very well.  It showed no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.  The cured discolors to the perfect shade of brown for this scent. It remains strong throughout cure.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil Candle

In addition, you can use Cafe Mocha fragrance oil in your own scented candles! We feel that cafe mocha scented candles would be perfect in a dark brown color. So, we suggest using either four drops of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax.  Alternatively, you can use an ample amount of a shredded brown color block.

 

Coffee Scents:  Cafe Mocha Scrub
Also, you can include Cafe Mocha Fragrance Oil in the Coffee Butter Scrub Recipe! This handcrafted body scrub recipe incorporates coffee grounds, providing an amazing exfoliation. In addition, the recipe uses the perfect combination of butters so that you skin will be left smooth and moisturized.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee- WORLDS BEST Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Fresh Brewed Coffee- Worlds Best Fragrance Oil

This coffee scent was ten years in the making.  We tested and tested to find a coffee fragrance oil without that distinct chocolate base.  Well we finally found a true freshly brewed coffee fragrance oil. We call it Worlds Best Fresh Brewed Coffee.  It can be found right here at Natures Garden! This perfect coffee fragrance has wonderful effervescent coffee top notes, and incredible scent throw! This fragrance is so strong that you may even want to cut back on the amount you use in your applications. Please don’t judge this fragrance oil out of the bottle. It is simply incredible and true in products!

Coffee Scents: Fresh Brewed Coffee Worlds Best Soap

This world’s best coffee scent is amazing for those creating handmade coffee soap.  This coffee fragrance oil leaves a light scent in cured homemade cold process soap. Also, the cp soap performs wonderfully with this coffee scented oil. There was no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.

 

Coffee Scents: Fresh Brewed Coffee Worlds Best Candle

Since this fragrance oil possesses a pure coffee aroma, we would suggest coloring your handmade candles dark brown. This fresh brewed coffee scent will pair perfectly paired when you add in five drops of brown liquid candle dye.  Another option is to add an ample amount of shredded brown color block.  Our recommendations are always based on a four pound batch of wax.

 

Coffee Scents: Fresh Brewed Coffee Worlds Best Lotion
Our Frappe Mocha Body Cream Recipe is an wonderful homemade lotion recipe.  It is scented with Cafe Mocha fragrance oil. This coffee scented lotion will leave your skin soft and moisturized.  It also has just a touch of Chocolate Fudge Fragrance Oil, and uses real coffee! So, you will smell fantastic and your skin will feel amazing.

 

Coffee Scents: Fresh Brewed Coffee Worlds Best SoapNext, the Coffee Melt and Pour Soap Recipe also uses this fresh brewed coffee fragrance oil. It also uses actual coffee ground! This homemade soap recipe has exfoliating properties all the way through your bars. Melt and pour soap is an easy way to make your own soap at home!

 

Coffee Scents: Cappuccino Fragrance OilCoffee Scents: Cappuccino Fragrance Oil

Next, we have the delicious Cappuccino Fragrance Oil. This amazing beverage scent is perfect for creating your bath and body products. This fragrance oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies has a rich fresh brewed coffee scent that is strong along with notes of heavy cream and sugar. Together this scent makes a perfect coffee blend!

 

 

Coffee Scents: Cappuccino Fragrance Oil in Soap

Also, this coffee fragrance oil is perfect for making cold process soap. The scent retains a good scent in the cured soaps. It also performs very well. There was no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation. It discoloration to a perfect cappuccino color!

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Cappuccino Fragrance Oil Candle

In addition, you can include this delicious aroma in your homemade candles. We would suggest that you use five drops of brown liquid candle dye.  This is based on a four pound batch.  You can also shred a small amount of a brown color block into your candle wax.

 

 

We used Cappuccino Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden in this Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap Recipe.  This cold process soap recipe is just divine!  It uses actual coffee in the soap and both ground coffee and whole coffee beans.

 

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance OilCoffee Scents:  Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance Oil

Finally, you can include the scrumptious Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance Oil in your candle or bath and body products. This coffee scent by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is a rich roasted Colombian coffee that is blended with spices and hints of roasted nuts in this beverage sensation. In addition, this original scent has a base of vanilla butter cream add tempting sweetness to the blend.

 

Coffee Scents:  Snickerdoodle Latte in Soap

A wonderful way to use this coffee scent is in your handmade soaps! Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance Oil showed has no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation in cold process soap. The scent retention was also good in our finished soap.

 

 

Coffee Scents:  Snickerdoodle Latte Candle

Also, you can use this fragrance oil in your scented candles. Snickerdoodle Latte scent would be perfect with this coffee with cream candle color. In order to achieve this color, use two drops of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax.  You can also shred a small amount of a brown color block into your melted candle wax.

 

 

Nov
21

Eggnog Candle Recipe


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Eggnog Candle RecipeEggnog Candle Recipe

It is that time of year again, eggnog season.  Today, I will share with you a candle recipe we created using our Eggnog Fragrance Oil.  This eggnog candle recipe looks good enough to drink!  While we obviously do not suggest drinking it, it sure does smell and look just like the real thing.  Finally, we you finish creating the candle be sure to check out my absolute favorite real eggnog drink recipe.  It is thick and delicious and something I make every year during the holidays.

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Ingredients You Will Need Found at Natures Garden

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Other Ingredients and Equipment That You Will Need

Mixing Spoons
Stove
Scale
Pot (for double boiler)
Glass Mug
Toothpicks
Cheese Grater
Paper Bowl
Hot Glue Gun
Glue Sticks

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Total Recipe Weights for the Main Candle

455 grams Joy Wax
45 grams Eggnog Fragrance Oil
Toothpick Spectrum Yellow Liquid Candle Dye
Toothpick Spectrum Brown Liquid Candle Dye

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Total Recipe Weights for Whipped Portion of Candle

85 grams Joy Wax
8 grams Eggnog Fragrance Oil

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Prepare the Jar for the Candle

First, prepare your mug.  We use a glass mug that we picked up at our local grocery store.  Our mug was slightly under 3.5 inches in diameter.  So, we used a CD-12 wick in our mug.  The size of the wick that you use will depend upon the diameter of the mug you are using for your candle.  While I can’t tell you the exact size you will need, I can tell you that I highly recommend the CD candle wicks when using Natures Garden’s Joy Wax.  Our size recommendations, based on diameter, can be found in the description of our CD candle wicks at the link in the ingredients list above.
Once you have determined your wick size, use a hot glue gun to adhere the candle wick to the bottom of your jar.  You will want to make sure the wick is centered in the mug.  Once your wick is in place unplug your hot glue gun and move on to the next step.

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Prepare the Candle Wax For the Base of the CandleEggnog Candle Recipe: Prepare the Candle Wax For the Base of the Candle

Now, let’s prepare our Joy Wax.  In order to melt the Joy Wax, we will use a double boiler.  This will slowly melt the wax and prevent it form scorching.  You will need to first prepare a pot of water. The pot only needs to be filled with a few inches of water. Heat the water.  Once you have your wax weighed out, you will need to place your pouring pot inside the hot water to melt the wax.
So, in your pouring pot, weigh out 455 grams of Joy Wax.  Then, place the pouring pot inside the pot containing the water.  Allow the wax to melt.  Once the temperature reaches 200 degrees Fahrenheit, remove the pot from the heat.

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Coloring Your Melted Candle WaxEggnog Candle Recipe: Coloring Your Melted Candle Wax

Next, we will be adding our colorant.  When using Natures Garden’s Joy Wax the colorant should be added at 200 degrees Fahrenheit.  So, for this candle recipe we will need both Spectrum yellow candle dye and Spectrum brown liquid candle dye.  Now, we only need a little bit of each.  While it can be hard to get just a small amount of liquid candle dye out with a dropper, it is not impossible.  In order to get just a small amount you will simply need a couple of toothpicks.  First, we will add the yellow candle colorant.  Go ahead and dip your first toothpick into the yellow colorant.  Then, dip the yellow colorant into the candle wax.  Throw this toothpick in the trash.  Next, dip your second toothpick into the brown candle dye.  Then, dip this same toothpick into the candle wax.  Throw your second toothpick into the garbage.  Finally, mix to fully disperse the candle colorants.

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Adding Your Eggnog Fragrance OilEggnog Candle Recipe: Adding Your Eggnog Fragrance Oil

When working with Joy Wax, we suggest adding your fragrance oil between 170 degrees Fahrenheit and 175 degrees Fahrenheit for the best results.  So, today, we will be using Eggnog Fragrance Oil.  We couldn’t create an eggnog candle without an eggnog scent, right?  So, we will be using 10% fragrance oil for this recipe.  So, when your wax is at the correct temperature, add 45 grams of your Natures Garden Eggnog Fragrance Oil.  Then, make sure you mix the candle wax for about 30 seconds.  This will ensure that your eggnog scent is completely blended with the candle wax.

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Pouring Your Eggnog Candle WaxEggnog Candle Recipe: Pouring Your Eggnog Candle Wax

Now, we will be pouring our candle wax.  When using Joy Wax, we recommend pouring your candle wax in warmed jars.  By warming your candle jars before pouring into them, it will help your wax to cling very nicely to your jars.  This is because your wax cools very slowly, allowing time for air bubble to release from the wax and thus the wax adhere to the walls of the jars better.  You want to put your jars into the oven at the very lowest setting.  So, turn your oven on the lowest temperature possible.  Then, place the jars on a pan and in the oven for just a few minutes. Do not allow them to get hot, they only need to be warm.

When pouring the wax, the temperature should be between 160 degrees Fahrenheit and 165 degrees Fahrenheit.  Once your candle wax reaches this temperature, pour the wax into your jar.  Make sure your wick is centered and secured in the center.  I use a fine tooth comb to keep my wicks in place.  Place the comb across the jar’s opening and put the wick centered in between the teeth of the comb.  Lastly, allow the candle wax to setup before moving to the next step.

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Melting the Wax for the Whipped Topping

Joy wax can easily be used as a whipped topping on your candles.  For this particular recipe, we will be using 85 grams of Joy Wax.  However, we will be leaving this portion of the candle uncolored.  Once again, we will be using a double boiler to melt the candle wax.  So, go ahead and melt the wax using this method. However, this time bring the wax to a temperature between 170 degrees Fahrenheit and 175 degrees Fahrenheit.  The Joy Wax does not need to get any hotter since we are not adding any candle colorants to it.

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Adding Fragrance Oil to the Whipped Topping Portion of the Candle Wax

Now, we will be adding fragrance oil to the whipped topping portion of the candle wax.  Once your candle wax temperature is between 170 degrees Fahrenheit and 175 degrees Fahrenheit, add 8 grams of the Eggnog scent.  Then, mix the fragrance oil into the wax with a clean mixing spoon.  Stir for about 30 second to be sure that the Eggnog Fragrance Oil is completely mixed with the Joy Wax.

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Whipping the Joy Candle WaxEggnog Candle Recipe: Whipping the Joy Candle Wax

Next, we will begin whipping the Joy Wax.  This portion of the wax will be placed on the top of our main candle.  This will give your candle the look of a creamy top that you see on a glass of eggnog.  While it may look more complicated, all the topping requires is cooled and whipped Joy Wax.  All you will need is the candle wax and a mixing spoon.

 

 

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Whipping the Joy Candle Wax

So, you want to allow your Joy Wax to cool.  As it cools stir it periodically.  Once it is at a thicker consistency, begin mixing until it takes on a whipped topping type consistency. Once the Joy Wax has reached this consistency, use a spoon to scoop it on top of your setup candle.  While you are topping the candle, make sure you keep your candle wick centered.

 

Eggnog Candle Recipe: Placing the Finishing TouchesEggnog Candle Recipe: Placing the Finishing Touches

There are a couple of things we will be adding to the candle to finish it off.  First, we will be adding a small cinnamon stick.  I should note that this will need to be removed prior to burning, but it does give your candle an adorable finishing touch.  We will also be grinding and adding cinnamon to the top of the candle.

First, we will add a cinnamon stick.  Place the cinnamon stick vertically, but slightly angled right inside your candle.  It should stick out slightly though.  You want it to look like it is floating in your jar.

In addition, we will need to grind just a little bit of a cinnamon stick.  We will grind the cinnamon using a cheese grater.  While yes, we could use pre-made ground cinnamon, it won’t be as coarse or look as nice.  So, go ahead and grind just a small amount of the cinnamon.  To do this, place your cinnamon stick horizontally across your grater and move it across the grater quickly.  Finally, sprinkle the ground cinnamon on top of the candle.  Then, give your wick and little curl and your candle is finished.  Just remember to let the candle cure for a few day before using it or selling it.  This will ensure that your candle’s scent is a strong as possible.

Are you now craving the real thing?  I have tried many eggnog recipes myself.  Personally, my favorite eggnog recipe is this eggnog recipe from Tastes Batter From Scratch.  It is thick, creamy, and delicious.  It is sure to be an instant hit!

 

Aug
09

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils


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Best Cookie Fragrance Oils

Time to make your mouth water! This fragrance list will be all about our best cookie fragrance oils. The bakery aroma of these fragrance oils will fill the room with a delightful scent. In addition, when added to handmade bath and body products, they’re phenomenal! While the cookie fragrance oils differ in notes, I’m sure we will have a fragrance oil combination that will be right up your alley!

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil

First, one of Natures Garden’s best-selling holiday fragrance oils. Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil has a wonderful aroma of freshly baked sugar cookies with buttercream frosting, and the addition of fresh notes of vanilla extract.  Possibly the best cookie fragrance we have ever smelled!  Smells similar to Vanilla Bean Noel. Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil can be used in candles, soap, and cosmetic recipes. Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil has a strong scent throw in joy wax, wow wax, and soy wax.

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

This is the perfect fragrance oil for CP soap. When we did our testing, we found that it has a perfect pour, no ricing, no acceleration, no separation, and discolors to a dark chocolate.  Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil has a nice and very strong scent retention.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

 

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

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil Play Dough

 

Looking for a fun project to do with the kids? Look at Scented Play Dough Recipe. Let the kids creative mind run wild when picking their fragrance for their play dough.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil

Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil is a warm butter cookie aroma, with a background of vanilla. Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil is one of Natures Garden’s best sellers! This smooth vanilla, bakery scent will leave a fresh baked aroma in any product you choose to use it in. Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil has a nice and strong scent in soy wax. It also performed nicely in WOW wax and Joy Wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

This cookie scent for soap is wonderful for CP soap. Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil has a nice scent retention. In addition, it shows no acceleration, no ricing, no separation, and discolors to a dark brown.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

Plus, you can also make a homemade candle with Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil. If you want to color your homemade candles, we recommend using two drops of yellow liquid candle dye. You could also use a shred of a yellow color block. This coloring suggestion is for four pounds of wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil Whipped Soap

 

Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil will make a delightfully scented body butter. This bath and body recipe is light, fluffy, and absolutely perfect. Sugar Cookie Whipped Body Butter Recipe is a favorite among many of us here at Natures Garden.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Christmas Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil

Maybe you’re looking for another best seller from Natures Garden? Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil is one of the best selling fragrance oils during the holiday season. Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil smells just like a freshly-baked, buttery Christmas Cookie with frosting.

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

This cookie fragrance oil is perfect for soap! Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil has a great scent retention. It shows no acceleration, no ricing, no separation, and discolors to a dark chocolate.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you are interested in coloring your homemade candles and want it to look like the color we suggest, you can use one drop of yellow plus a tiny bit of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Also, you can shred a small amount of a yellow and brown color blocks into your melted wax.

 

 

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

Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil is a wonderful aroma of freshly baked cookies. This fragrance oil has base notes of semi-sweet chocolate and vanilla. If you’re looking to make a candle with Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil, we found that it performs perfectly in Joy Wax, Wow Wax, and soy waxes.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil makes a delicious smelling soap. Yummy! When doing our CP soap testing, we found it is a perfect pour.  No ricing, no acceleration, no separation.  Discolors to a light brown, and has a great scent retention.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

 

When coloring your homemade candle, we suggest using one drop of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Also, you can shred a small amount of a brown color block into your melted wax

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil Wax Melts Recipe

 

Look how cute! Chocolate Blossom Cookie Wax Tart Recipe made with Pillar of Bliss Wax, will give off a fresh baked cookie aroma that will make your mouth water. This recipe will make approximately ten chocolate blossom cookie wax tarts.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil

Next, we have a fragrance oil the has great scent throw in joy wax, wow wax, and soy wax. Also, you can use it in bath and body product. Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil is a rich, buttery, freshly baked aroma of real peanut butter cookies! You will not believe how true to name this Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil is. Simply amazing!

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Our CP soap results show no acceleration, no ricing, no separation, and discolors to a dark tan.  Peanut Butter Cookie fragrance oil has a fantastic scent retention.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil Candle

When adding candle colorant, we suggest using two drops yellow plus a small amount of brown liquid candle dye. You can also use a small amount of shredded yellow plus brown color block per four pounds of wax

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil

Probably one of the best cookie fragrance oil Natures Garden has is cane sugar cookies. This is an aromatic combination of just the right top notes of cane sugar, butter, and rum; followed by middle notes of caramel and vanilla extract; sitting on a dry base note of vanilla sugar. Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil is a Natures Garden original fragrance oil!

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil discolors to a milk chocolate and has an amazing scent retention. Also, we found during our testing Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil has a perfect pour.  No ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

 

When coloring your homemade candle, we suggest using a tiny amount of yellow liquid candle dye. You can also use a small amount of a shredded yellow color block per four pounds of wax.

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil

Next, this wonderful fragrance oil by Natures Garden has a delightful combination of rich, velvety vanilla, creamy butterscotch, sugar cane, and just the right amount of freshly baked sugar cookies.

 

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil Soap 

In conclusion to the results we found during testing CP soap with Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil there was no acceleration, no ricing, no separation. It discolors to a dark chocolate. Also, Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil has a good scent retention.

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil Candle

 

Are you thinking about coloring your homemade candles that are scented with Sugar Cookie Brulee?  We suggest using one drop of yellow and a tiny amount of brown liquid candle dye. If you’d rather use color blocks, shred a small amount of yellow and brown color blocks per four pounds of wax.

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Looking for a sugar scrub that is not oily? Check out our Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe.  Scented with Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil, this recipe contains many skin loving ingredients that Natures Garden carries. This emulsified body scrub will leave your skin feeling soft and refreshed.

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil

While it seems like all the notes in Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil, hit all the right taste buds. This smooth fresh baked aroma of French vanilla, has a touch of cinnamon sticks, gingerbread, and maple syrup. Soy wax, Wow Wax, and Joy Wax all give an awesome scent throw with Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

 Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil has awesome scent retention! During our testing with Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil in CP soap, we found slight acceleration and no separation nor ricing. Also, we found it discolors to a light beige color.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

We suggest coloring your homemade candles with two drops of brown plus a small amount of orange and yellow liquid candle dye. You can also shred brown, yellow, and orange color blocks per four pounds of wax.

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil

Another addition to the best cookie fragrance oils, we have Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil. Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil is a combination of cinnamon and clove blend with a light orange top note and a slight nutty background. It is bath and body safe, therefore it will be wonderful for lotions, soaps, and other cosmetic recipes.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil Soap

 

While Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil discolors to a milk chocolate, we also found it does not accelerate, no separation, and no ricing. Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil has an awesome scent retention.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil Candle

 

In addition to body products, you can make homemade candles and wax melts with Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil. We recommend using two drops brown and one drop orange liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded brown and orange color blocks per four pounds of wax when using colorant.

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oil Almond Macaroon Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oil Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil

Next, we have Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil. This is a luscious almond cookie fragrance by Natures Garden. It is sure to create a sensory delight. Fresh orange sweetens the toasted almond character, as bakery tones of warm cookie and toasted nut add a yummy sensation. Vanilla bean sweetens the cookie tones, completing the gourmand treat.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oil Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil has a very strong scent retention! We found it has a perfect pour, no acceleration, no ricing and no separation. It does discolor to a dark chocolate as the CP soap results show.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oil Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you’re looking to color your homemade candle, we feel that leaving the candle uncolored suits Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil best. However, you can add liquid candle colorant, or color blocks if you so choose.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oil Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

One creative way to use Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil is to use this recipe, Macaroon Melt and Pour Soap Recipe. This cute recipe shows you how to make six handcrafted macaroon soaps. They are super fun and strongly scented soap cookies!

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Santa Snacks Fragrance OilsBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Santa Snacks Fragrance Oils

SHH.. Santa loves his snacks and the aroma of fresh baked sugar cookies with hints of spices. Don’t let the name fool you, some of our customers use this fragrance oil all year round and call it Sugar and Spice. We found it to be very strong in soy wax and performs nicely in both Wow Wax and Joy Wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Santa Snacks Fragrance Oils Candle

 

If you’re thinking about coloring your homemade candle, we suggest shredding a small amount of yellow color block into your melted wax. Or one drop yellow liquid candle dye. This suggestion is based on four pounds of candle wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingerbread Fragrance OilsBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingerbread Fragrance Oils

Gingerbread Fragrance Oil is a spiced cookie, with a freshly baked character with hints of vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger. Gingerbread Fragrance Oil is wonderful, it makes for a great scented candle! Wow Wax, soy wax, and Joy Wax all give off an amazing strong scent throw. This candle scent is another best seller for Natures Garden!

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingerbread Fragrance Oils Candle

 

When coloring homemade candles, we suggest using three of drops brown plus one drop of orange liquid candle dye. Also, you can use a small amount of shredded brown and orange color blocks per four pounds of wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Italian Biscotti Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil

Natures Garden Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil has the aroma of crispy almond cookies, with notes of vanilla and dark chocolate. A nice and simple fragrance oil. Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil fabulous in bath and body products. Also, it makes a great scent for candles. Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil is another best seller from Natures Garden.

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Furthermore, Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil is a perfect pour when used in CP soap. It has no ricing, no acceleration, no separation and discolors to a milk chocolate. Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil has a great scent retention in the cured bars of soap.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you’re looking for a color suggestion for your homemade candles, we recommend a small amount of shredded brown color block. You can also use one drop of brown liquid candle dye. This suggestion is based on four pounds of wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil

Finally, Gingersnap Fragrance Oil is a fresh, crisp, ginger cookie aroma with just the right amount of bakery base notes.  The scent throw is simply amazing in soy waxes, Wow Wax, and Joy Wax. Also, Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil can be used in body and bath products!

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

With a very strong scent retention, Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil showed a perfect pour.  Our cold process soap testing results show no ricing, no acceleration, no separation and discolors to a tan.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

 

In addition, our color suggestion is based on four pounds of wax, we suggest using three drops of brown plus one drop of orange liquid candle dye. If you prefer to use color blocks, use a small amount of shredded brown and orange.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Lastly,  we have these cute little guys. To see how to make them look at Gingersnap Cookies Bath Bomb Recipe. This fun and easy recipe will make great stocking stuffers!

Sep
12

Narcissist Fragrance Oil


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Narcissist Fragrance OilNarcissist Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Narcissist Fragrance Oil from Nature’s Garden smell so good that it loves itself.  It sits around its fragrance house burning Narcissist candles, because it likes the seductive, warm blend.  It even bathes using Narcissist Fragrance Oil soap, because it performs so wonderfully!  All joking aside, as nothing negative is implied by the name of this enticing scent.  The word Narcissist comes from a Greek myth about a man named Narcissus.  After rejecting advances from a mythological counterpart, he laid down staring into his reflection in the water, falling deeply in love with his own reflection.  Staring into this fragrance oil probably won’t make you fall in love with yourself (if this happens, consult Greek mythology for possible solutions), but you will certainly be enamored with the scent of Narcissist Fragrance Oil!

What Does Narcissist Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

Narcissist Fragrance Oil from Nature’s Garden is a blend that is purely seductive.  Fall in love with Egyptian musk and enchanting patchouli, spiced with the subtle sweetness of cinnamon, orange blossom, and anise.

Top Notes: Peach, Raspberry, Osmanthus
Mid Notes: Cinnamon, Anise, Rose, Orange Blossom
Base Notes: Patchouli, Sandalwood, Egyptian Musk

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

Create room scenting projects to craft an atmosphere that you’re sure to love.  Room scenters can incorporate up to 50% of this fragrance oil in projects like reed diffusers, incense, and potpourri.  This fragrance oil is also strong in aroma beads.

Homemade candle crafters can use Narcissist Fragrance Oil up to 10% with vegetable waxes and paraffin wax.  This scent will perform perfectly in Joy Wax, Wow Wax, and is nice and strong in soy waxes.  If you wish to color your candles, we would recommend 2 drops of red liquid candle dye per 4 pounds of wax.  You can also color your melted wax with a small amount of red color blocks.  Do not use crayons to color your candles as they will clog your wick.

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

Your bath and body collection will get a notable, enticing boost when you incorporate Narcissist Fragrance Oil!   If you are making cold process soap, you may use this mystical aroma up to 5% of your total recipe.  Our Cold Process Soap Testing Results show that this fragrance oil soaps nicely.  Soaps made with this scent experienced no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.  Cured bars of soap discolored to a light butter and had a very strong scent!  We would recommend using red soap colorant in the amount that satisfies you if you choose to color your bath and body products.  Remember not to use candle dye in any of your bath and body products as they are not body safe.

Narcissist Fragrance Oil from Nature’s Garden is a scent with which your customers will sure fall in love!  Bath gels and oils were found to perform well when the recommended maximum of 5% fragrance oil is incorporated.  Customers can create their own perfumes with a maximum of 5% fragrance oil used, they have been found to perform very well.  Homemade lotions should also adhere to a 5% fragrance oil maximum.  Homemade cleaning supplies can also be created with a maximum fragrance usage of 5%.

Apr
12

Candy Corn Fragrance Oil


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Candy Corn Fragrance OilCandy Corn Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Candy Corn Fragrance Oil from Nature’s Garden is the sweet, buttery smell of the classic Fall candy. Did you know? When candy corn was first sent into production, the company making it called it chicken feed!  This name was given to the chewy treat because the individual pieces resembled dried kernels of corn.  The pieces are roughly 3 times larger than a real kernel of corn.  It wasn’t until years later when a new company purchased the candy corn product that its new name was branded.  Candy Corn is everywhere around Halloween time, which makes this fragrance instantly recognizable.  If you’re looking to build your Fall line or create some delicious-smelling, unique Halloween products, Candy Corn Fragrance Oil is definitely a must-have!

What Does Candy Corn Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

This fragrance oil is a mix of warm vanilla candy with top notes of butter.  These notes rest on a very subtle down of almond.

How Do Our Customers Use Candy Corn Fragrance Oil?

Enjoy a Halloween harvest classic with Candy Corn fragrance oil.  Customers love creating room scenting projects with this fall fragrance oil.  Room scenting recipes can blend up to 50% of this fragrance oil into products such as oils for burners, homemade reed diffusers, and potpourri.  This candy fragrance can also be used to handcraft strongly scented aroma beads.  If you are looking to create homemade candles or tarts, you can use Candy Corn Fragrance Oil up to 10%. This includes vegetable waxes and paraffin wax.  In our testing, this childhood scent performed extremely in our Pillar of Bliss Wax, which is a wax used in homemade wax melts and homemade pillar candles.  If you wish to color your candles, we would recommend making a three-layered candle with the colors of orange, yellow, and white.  If you make wax tarts, we recommend the same.  We have even created a Candy Corn Clamshell Recipe demonstrating this technique.  This coloring suggestion can be accomplished by using either liquid candle dye or small amounts of color blocks.

Candy Corn Fragrance Oil can even be used in your bath and body products.  Both soap and bath oils were found to smell great when the recommended maximum of 5% fragrance oil is incorporated.  Whether you make homemade melt and pour soap or cp soap, you can use 5% fragrance oil.  We have even shown exactly how this fragrance oil performs in CP Soap.  Make sure you check out our Cold Process Soap Testing Results Video.  This sweet fragrance oil had a good scent retention in cured soap and discolored to a light brown. Using Vanilla White Color Stabilizer can help correct some of this discoloration, but you will need to test.  The soap experienced no ricing and no separation.  There was no acceleration. If you wish to color your your soap or bath products, we would recommend using orange soap colorant in the amount that satisfies you.

Customers also incorporate Candy Corn Fragrance Oil into other scented projects.  One such product is homemade perfume.  Homemade perfumes perform well with this warm fragrance when a maximum of 5% fragrance oil is used.  Homemade lotions perform very well also. We recommend adhering to a 5% fragrance oil maximum.  You can even create homemade cleaning products.  These types of projects also perform well when a maximum fragrance usage of 5%.

Dec
23

How to Color Candles


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how to color candlesHow to Color Candles

Hi everyone! Are you just starting out making your own candles? Wondering how to color candles? Here at Nature’s Garden, we actually have many wonderful products that are used specifically for the candle coloring process. We offer only the best candle coloring products out there, with each item having its own vibrant personality! We offer so many different dye products, each having their own different specifications when used in your candles. We have liquid candle dye options as well as color block dye. We even have mica dust that you can sprinkle on the outside of you pillar candles to give them the effect of sparkling!

For liquid candle dyes, we offer various Spectrum Liquid Candle Dyes ranging in color. The colors of liquid dyes we offer here at Nature’s Garden are brown, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, black, burgundy, purple, and teal. (However, when using these liquid dyes, please just note that they are very concentrated!) To use the liquid dyes, just put a few drops of the liquid into your melted wax.  If you are in the mood for more of a pastel color (or if you are doing a very small batch) for your candle, all you have to do to the dye is dilute it using vegetable oil with the ratio of 1:1. Be careful with the amount of dye you use as well. When you use liquid dye, it allows you to create more consistent coloring in your candles since you count how any drops are put in. But be careful not use more than 10 drops per pound of wax, or else your candles may have a chemical smell to them.

For our color block dyes, the colors we offer are red, burgundy, yellow, blue, green, purple, brown, cinnamon, teal, cranberry, and a coral/peach. To use a color block to color your candle, simply shave off the desired amount and place it into your melted wax.  One color block is actually enough to easily deeply dye 15 pounds of wax. When using color blocks, they actually do not produce colors as vibrant as the liquid dyes, so they are better when trying to attain more subtle colors. However, when using color blocks, make sure that the block is fully incorporated before pouring your candle! They can tend to produce little specks of colors on the bottoms of your candles if they are not fully melted and mixed into the wax.

Want to give your pillar some sparkle to bling it up a little bit? Use some of our Gold Pigment Mica or our Diamond Dust Mica to dust the outside of your pillars! This will give your pillars a beautiful shimmer! Have you ever thoughts of using crayons to color your candles? Well, please don’t! Using crayons for coloring can actually cause the candle to start smoking and may even clog your wicks! Crayons are not alone in this predicament. When dying your candles, be sure not to use too much color as this can cause the wick to become clogged and it may cause your candle to smoke more than it should be. It can even inhibit the throw of your chosen scent and reduce the melt pool of the candle. Candle dyes are not for cosmetic use either! Check out all of our free recipes and classes, we offer many free candle recipes, and even a Candle Coloring Class that tells all about our candle coloring products! If you click on candle supplies then candle colorants on our website, that will show you all of the candle colorants we offer. Our Candle Coloring class even tells how to mix your own colors to achieve the colors you want. Enjoy these wonderful products and watch out for more Enlightened by Layla!

 

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