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Dec
10

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners


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25 Candle Making Classes for Beginners20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners

Whether you have dreams of creating a candle making business or just want to make scented candles at home, we have some perfect candle making classes for everyone. The 20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners from Natures Garden are perfect for helping craft makers create effective homemade candles. Plus, these informative candle making classes are useful for helping small candle making businesses off the ground. So, check out some of the candle making classes that you can check out to improve your own craft!

About the Candle Making Industry20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: About the Candle Making Industry

If you are wanting to make extra money by creating your own, then you may appreciate learning more About the Candle Making Industry. Most importantly your customers want to smell good. No matter which candle wax you prefer, you need to make sure that your homemade candle recipes smell fantastic. Luckily, consumers are becoming increasingly more interested in the superior quality of handmade candles. So, anyone interested in making candles to sell should check out this candle making blog.

25 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Additives Information20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Additives Information

Another important aspect of candle making is what you add to your candle wax.  Some candle additives can be used to reduce fragrance oil seepage, help your homemade candle recipes last longer, prevent discoloration from the sun, and so much more! If you are interested in learning all about the different ways your different candle making supplies can benefit your products, then you will want to look into all of the Candle Additives Information we have to offer.

25 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Coloring Information20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Coloring Information

Another important aspect of homemade candles is the appearance. Of course, this blog will share tips on all sorts of methods for coloring candles. Whether your favorite way to color your candles with color blocks, spectrum liquid candle dyes, or powdered candle dyes, you will be sure to create candles that are vibrant and beautiful. Plus, you can use the UV light inhibitor to prevent the discoloration or fading of color from the sun’s UV light. If you are interested in the appearance of homemade candles, you can learn all the benefits and tips for candle coloring in our blog of Candle Coloring Information

25 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Making Fundraisers20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Making Fundraisers

If you are looking to promote and expand your new business, then you may want some tips on how to get your company involved fundraising. Not only does this class help you determine how to successfully get involved in fundraising for some good cause, but this candle making class will give you tips on how to fill your orders without spending your own money. There are all kinds of decisions that you need to make during the fundraising, so you may want some help on how to successfully fundraise. If you are interested in Candle Making Fundraisers, then you will want to check out our candle making class that is full of advise!

25 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Parties20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Parties

Another great idea for selling your homemade candle recipes is by hiring sales reps to through Candle Parties. Hiring hostesses for your scented candles is a perfect way to sell your products without renting a commercial shop or going out to market your products. Instead, your scented candles can be shared at these candle parties! First of all, this blog will provide you with some advise on how to pay and maintaining a happily employed hostess. Further, there are ways that you can use discounts and promotions to bring about new customers!

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Safety20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Safety

Not only do you need to know how to use candles safely to keep yourself safe, but knowing candle safety is important can be used to keep your customers safe as well. Of course, you will need to take care to keep candles out of reach from anything that could catch fire and away from pets or children. Further, you should keep your lit candles in a well ventilated room and away from fans or drafts. Also, you will need to make sure that your candle holder is intended for candles. Further, you need to place your candle on a heat-resistant surface and never burn longer than thirty minutes. Another great tip for burning candles is to never extinguish the candles with water. If you are interested, you can use the candle safety class to find even more safety tips that you can use and share with your customers!

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Wax Information20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Wax Information

Choosing the type of candle wax that you will use is an important part of homemade candle making. There are many different kinds of candle wax that you can use to create effective scented candles. If you are interested in finding your favorite candle wax, then you may want to check out our candle class on candle wax information. This candle making class will share with you the best way to use the different types of wax in homemade crafts.

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Wick Chart20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Wick Chart

If you are interested in creating candles that effectively utilize all of the wax and fragrance, then you may be interested in our Candle Wick Chart. Of course, you will want to learn how to properly wick your regular candles. However, this chart can be useful to much more than beginning candle makers. This chart can be used to create votive candles, container candles, and various sizes of pillar candles. Further, our wicking chart is useful for determining the type wick needed for the candle you’re making. Some wicks burn hotter or are larger than others so the type of wick your choose is just as important as the size of the candle!

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Making Secrets20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Candle Making Secrets

Anyone that is getting into the business of candle making will want to look into some of our Candle Making Secrets regarding the business. This candle making class will help guide you through the steps of starting your own candle making business. This class begins with advice on first getting into making your own candles. Then, we will provide you with advice and industry secrets for starting your own business. Anyone that wants to start selling their handmade candles will definitely want to reference this candle making class as they begin building their own business!

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Common Candle Making Mistakes20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Common Candle Making Mistakes

When you first start making homemade candles you are likely to fall into one of the many pitfalls of Common Candle Making Mistakes. These issues aren’t your fault, but there are some things that you can do to remedy these problems. If you have some issues with your finished candles, then you may find the advice in this candle class useful.

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Common Candle Making Questions20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Common Candle Making Questions

Another great candle class that new craft makers can benefit from is the Common Candle Making Questions. Not only does this class answer the question of how to get started, but it provides advice on the possible supplies for making candles. Whether you are curious about certain terminology, candle coloring, types of wax, fragrance oils, or candle wicks, you are sure to find some beneficial advice!

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Famous Candle Making Manual20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Famous Candle Making Manual

The  Famous Candle Making Manual is a free collection of advice and instructions for making candles. All you have to do is download the class to have access to all kinds of great advice. This detailed manual has information on different options for candle making supplies and tricks for making even better homemade candles!

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Gel Wax Information20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Gel Wax Information

The best part of creating gel wax candles is that you can create “works of art” right in the center of your handcrafted candles! If you want to create unique, transparent candles, then you will want to learn how to make gel wax candles. Although gel wax candles are fun to create, there are some things that make crafting with this type of candle wax a bit different. For instance, you will want to learn how to choose the right fragrances for gel wax. So, you will want to check out some of our Gel Wax Information to create beautiful and effective homemade candles.

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Granulated Wax Candle Making20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Granulated Wax Candle Making

Another interesting type of wax that you can use to create homemade scented candles is granulated wax. Since this wax is in granulated beads, you can make all kinds of different designs that are nearly impossible to create with solid melted wax. So, you may want to check out our class on Granulated Wax Candle Making to learn how to create candles with this different type of candle wax.

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: History of Candle Making20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: History of Candle Making

Candle making has played an important part in human history for many cultures. Although various cultures have all created candles, each has had a slightly different way of creating them. So, you can learn all about the different ways that candles have been made in the past! If you are interested in learning more about the use and creation of candles in the past, then you may be interested in learning more about the History of Candle Making.

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: How to Make Votive Candles20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: How to Make Votive Candles

Votive candles are another fun type of candle that you can create. These homemade candles are free from containers and are useful for things like decorating. Although this candle making method is similar to others, there are a few differences for this type of candle. If you are interested, then check out our candle class on How to Make Votive Candles.

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: How to Make Wax Dipped Bears20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: How to Make Wax Dipped Bears

Another fun scented wax recipe that you can create is a wax dipped bear. These cute scented recipes are perfect for looking cute and providing a fantastic cold scent throw. Anyone that is interested in learning how to create this fun homemade craft should check out our candle class on How to Make Wax Dipped Bears.

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Palm Wax Candle Making20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Palm Wax Candle Making

Also, you can try another type of candle wax for making your homemade candles. Palm Wax Candle Making provides you with beautiful candles that have a crystallized finish. Plus, our palm wax is safe for the rainforest because our wax comes from renewable sources. You can learn even more about our palm wax in our candle making class.

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: How to Make Container Candles20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: How to Make Container Candles

Container candles are one of the most common types of candles that you can make. However, there is some advice that you can benefit from. If you want to know more about the process of making container candles, then take a look at our class on How to Make Container Candles!

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Pricing and Selling Homemade Crafts20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Pricing and Selling Homemade Crafts

Once you decide the types of candles you want for your business, you are ready to start your business. Next, you will want to figure out how you are going to sell your finished product. If you want some help on figuring out how to sell your candles, then our candle class on Pricing and Selling Homemade Crafts is a perfect place to start!

20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Cute Candle Making Inspiration

If you enjoy homemade candles, then you may enjoy checking out some fun and cute candle ideas. So, take a look at 28 Heartwarming DIY Homemade Candle That Will Make You Happy from Morning Chores!

25 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Reach Out to Us20 Candle Making Classes for Beginners: Reach Out to Us

We hope that these candle making classes have been useful for your craft making recipes. If you have any more questions regarding your candles, then feel free to reach out to us. You can reach out to us at the store or talk to us on the phone HUG line. Also, you can reach out to us on our social media sites. First, you can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter.

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!

Oct
10

Pineapple Jasmine Fragrance Oil


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Pineapple Jasmine Fragrance OilPineapple Jasmine Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

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

What Does Pineapple Jasmine Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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