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Nov
16

9 Soy Candle Recipes


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9 Soy Candle Recipes 9 Soy Candle Recipes

If you are interested in candle making and are new to the craft, creating a candle may seem like an easy process. Well, it is easy, once you have done some research and Nature’s Garden can help you out. We have 9 soy candle recipes that use the three types of soy wax that we carry. These recipes are fun and creative and are easy to follow. Not only will you see that making your own candle can be easy, but making the world smell good is a very important job!

There are many factors that go into making a candle that will not only burn properly but will have a good hot and cold throw. Once you start doing research on candle making, then it can seem a bit overwhelming. What type of wick do you use? Which one burns the best? What type of wax do I want to use? I know I want soy wax, but what kind of soy wax? What does it mean melt point? When do I add the fragrance? How much color do I add? Not to worry, folks! Nature’s Garden is here for you and can answer all those questions for you.

9 Soy Candle Recipes: The Soy Waxes9 Soy Candle Recipes: The Soy Waxes

Not all soy wax is created equal. There are differences in the melt temperatures, hot and cold throws, and in appearances. Before we get started on our soy candle recipes, let me familiarize you with the different soy waxes we have. We have three types that we will discuss: NG 100% Soy Wax, Golden Foods Soy Wax 444 and Golden Foods Soy Wax 464.

As we all know, Soy Wax is produced from soybeans. It is a pure and natural vegetable wax that is considered kosher. Not only is this wax non-toxic, but it is also biodegradable. In fact, soy wax is very environmentally friendly and is made from a renewable resource. Candles made from soy wax are very clean burning. Something that is of importance in this day and age.  There is a reduction in soot, and due to the makeup of soy itself, the burn time of a soy wax increases. Soy Wax candles will burn slower and cooler compared to a straight paraffin wax candle.

All of Nature’s Garden soy waxes are sold in flake style. Most people find this type easier to work with. Granulated waxes have a tendency to be messier. They are all-natural so you can rest assured that you are going to have a clean burning candle in your home and for your customers. You will also note, that your finished candles may have a rough exterior. They may not look smooth and creamy. Well, it is a natural wax, therefore you will have a more natural finish. If this is not the look you would like it can be easily solved with a few tricks to help give your candles a more professional look!

9 Soy Candle Recipes:  NG 100% Soy Wax (GF 415)9 Soy Candle Recipes:  NG 100% Soy Wax 415

NG 100% Soy Wax 415 is straight soy. There are no additives to enhance the hot or cold throw. Therefore, soy wax is perfect in massage candles or any other type of recipe that is applied to the body. The melt point for 415 Soy is 120-125 degrees Fahrenheit. This higher melt point allows this wax to carry a higher fragrance load. You can also blend this soy wax with other waxes such as beeswax, paraffin or microcrystalline waxes.

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Golden Foods Soy Wax 444 9 Soy Candle Recipes: Golden Foods Soy Wax 444 

Our next wax is our Golden Foods Soy Wax 444. This is a popular seller here at Nature’s Garden. So what makes this wax different? Well, there are soy based additives added to this wax. That still makes it a natural wax, however, these additives help increase pour temperature, helps reduce frosting issues and give a smoother finish to your candle’s appearance. The scent throw, both hot and cold, are improved also. You may also blend this wax with other waxes such as paraffin or microcrystalline waxes. The 444 Soy Wax also has a higher melt point and can hold up to 12% scent per pound, making a stronger scented candle.  However, you should always test as not all fragrance oils can be used at this percentage and may seep.  

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Golden Foods Soy Wax 4649 Soy Candle Recipes: Golden Foods Soy Wax 464

Lastly, we have our Golden Foods Soy Wax 464. This is a very popular candle wax. While this wax is similar to our Golden Foods Soy Wax 444, the main difference will be the melt point. The 464 Soy wax has a lower melt point and this allows for better glass adhesion in the finished candle. Another difference would be the maximum scent load for this wax which is 10-12% of scent per pound of wax. We do suggest keeping the fragrance percent at 10 to reduce the possibility of fragrance oil seepage.

Before you get started on creating any of our recipes, follow this link to How to Make Soy Candles. This is a free candle class that can be downloaded or printed. In this class, you can learn about wicks, pour lines, scenting the wax, pour temps and more. And now that we are familiar with the different types of soy waxes, let’s move on to our soy candle recipes and get you inspired to start candle creating!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Citronella Candle Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Citronella Candle Recipe

Up first, is our Citronella Candle Recipe. This is an easy recipe and will come in handy during those summer nights that you spend outdoors! Our Citronella Candle Recipe is made with our NG 100% Soy Wax 415. It is perfect for your outdoor activities to help keep the bugs at bay. Of course, we used our Citronella fragrance oil, which smells exactly like the essential oil. Strong notes of chamomile, citronella, jasmine, pine, and lily will help you and your loved ones enjoy some warm summer nights by the campfire!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Leopard Candle Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Leopard Candle Recipe

This Leopard Candle Recipe is perfect for any wild one in your life! Artfully decorated in bright purple leopard spots that you will create out of beeswax then place around the inside wall of the jar. Next a pale lavender layer of 100% soy wax will be poured in. The whole thing is scented in our wild Aphrodisiac Fragrance Oil. This scent is a lovely unisex fragrance smelling of citrus fruit, green floral with undertones of Eucalyptus. A nice complex blend of fragrances for this candle!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Massage Candle Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Massage Candle Recipe

Massage candles are incredibly popular these days. Sometimes they are called lotion candles and can have any type of addition made to them. Of course, your main component will be the 100% Soy Wax, but our Massage Candle recipe also incorporates cocoa, shea and mango butter along with some coconut oil. Rub the warmed wax into your skin and feel the difference between regular lotion and warmed lotion! Your skin will feel luxuriously soft and moisture will be locked in! We scented our candle in relaxing NG Cashmere & Silk Type fragrance oil. This fragrance is a blend of French vanilla with sandalwood, patchouli, and musk accented by rose, violet, apricot, and creamy coconut milk. This is a very sensual fragrance for a sensual candle!

9 soy Candle Recipes: Green Beer Candle Recipe

What a fun candle to make for St. Patrick’s Day! This mug of green “beer” was made using Gel Wax for the “beer” and the froth was made with our 100% Soy Wax! You can most certainly whip this wax into a frothy mass! We chose our Green Irish fragrance oil for this tall, frothy Green Beer Candle! I love this fragrance! Bright, crisp, green and fresh is what comes to mind when I smell this oil!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Football Field Candle9 Soy Candle Recipes: Football Field Candle

Our Football Field candle is perfect to make for the football lovers in your family! Or, this would be a cool centerpiece to have for a table full of snacks for game day! This is truly a unique work of candle art that was made entirely of our 100% Soy Wax. The “dirt” bottom was created by using a square loaf mold while the grass was once created by whipping the soy wax. Sweet little football embeds, made from Pillar of Bliss, decorate the top and can be placed against the candle base. We scented this candle in our Leather Jacket and Fresh Cut Grass. These two scents blend together to smell like the outdoors on a warm, fall day!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Zebra Candle Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Zebra Candle Recipe

If you know anybody that loves Zebras or the zebra pattern itself, then this is the perfect opportunity to make them something they will love! Our Zebra Candle is made in the same technique that was used for the Leopard Candle we talked about earlier. Using beeswax, you will create pink zebra stripes and stick them to the inner wall of the candle container. Next, you will pour in a creamy white layer of our Golden Foods Soy Wax 444. We chose our feisty Hot Pink Pomegranate fragrance oil for this. It’s a bright blend of ginger, pomegranate, citrus and jasmine!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Mardi Gras Candle Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Mardi Gras Candle Recipe

Get your glue gun ready, because you’re going to be getting crafty with this candle! This Mardi Gras Candle is a fun themed candle that is perfect for your next Mardi Gras party! To make this candle more than just a plain candle, we created a fun, sparkly Mardi Gras mask to decorate the outside! That’s what Mardi Gras is all about after all! Bright, sparkly and everybody dressed up in costumes and masks! For our wax, we used the Golden Foods Soy Wax 464 and of course, the inspiration behind this candle was our Mardi Gras fragrance oil. A truly unique fragrance blend of citrus, strawberries, rose, ylang-ylang and vetiver.

9 Soy Candle Recipes: St. Patrick’s Day Candle

No matter the holiday, you need a candle to celebrate! At Nature’s Garden we have you covered for any and all holidays! Even ordinary days deserve a candle! St. Patrick’s Day is a perfect time to celebrate your Irish roots and we have a candle to help you out! Our St. Patrick’s Day candle has a cute Shamrock made from beeswax displayed on the side. The rest of the candle uses our Golden Foods Soy Wax 464. We scented this candle in our NG Aloe & White Lilac fragrance oil. This scent is fresh and floral. A definite clean scent for spring time!

9 Soy Candle Recipes: Shimmer Gel Potpourri Recipe9 Soy Candle Recipes: Shimmer Gel Potpourri Recipe

Wait! What? Candle Wax turned gel? Yes, this isn’t your ordinary candle recipe. This is a different take on your normal everyday wax melt! We took our Soy Wax 464, mixed in some Rice Bran Oil, a little color, a little bit of 24K Gold Mica and you have yourself some Shimmer Gel Potpourri for your oil burner to scent your home! We used our Glitter fragrance oil for this recipe. This is a lovely feminine fragrance of floral notes of lily and jasmine and undertones of sandalwood and musk. Glitter is a very alluring fragrance and is a Nature’s Garden original!

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We hope you enjoyed our 9 soy candle recipes. As you can see, once you do a little research and have a little guidance, making candles is a very easy and fun project to do! Using soy wax will always be a personal choice for candle makers.  People will always love candles! They lend a warm and inviting atmosphere to your home. Using different fragrances can either relax you or energize you! Plus, using soy in your candle recipes is a very environmentally conscious choice and many people like to do what they can do to keep the air in their home safe and natural!

If you would like to show us what you have been creating, whether its candles, soap, bath bombs or lip balms, come find us! We are on Facebook, Twitter (@ngscents) and Instagram (@ngscents) We love seeing what our customers have been up too! Plus, you get to show off what you created! It’s always good to toot your own horn once in a while!

 

Oct
05

Food Recipes Inspired Us


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Food Recipes Inspired UsFood Recipes Inspired Us

Food recipes inspired us to create all kinds of different and unique homemade recipes. We have made all kinds of fake food candles and cosmetics based on these scrumptious foods, These wonderful mouthwatering room scenting recipes and delicious cosmetic recipes were made to capture the deliciousness of these dessert recipes. Just like these various Natures Garden candle and soap making creations, the food recipes that we use for inspiration are all super tasty! If you are interested in trying out any of these scrumptious food recipes, then you will absolutely want to read the blog below. In this cosmetic blog, we are going to be sharing some of our favorite dessert recipes that have inspired different creations. We hope you find some delicious to try out and enjoy!

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap RecipeFood Recipes Inspired Us: Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe

First, we have the delicious chocolate raspberry dessert recipe that inspired us to create the Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe. If you want to try this yummy dessert, then you can go to the Spend with Pennies website to create the gorgeous Raspberry Chocolate Swiss Roll. Not only does this chocolate roll recipe look amazing, but this raspberry Swiss roll recipe is delicious, too. First of all, this tasty recipe uses pureed raspberries to flavor this sweet berry filling. Then, this scrumptious raspberry filling is rolled into the freshly made layer of chocolate cake. After, this chocolate dessert is topped with ganache and fresh, whole raspberries. If you love chocolate and raspberries, then you will love this pretty dessert. Plus, this delicious dessert recipe is perfect for parties, events, or even just to treat yourself. Definitely a dessert worth trying!

blueberry muffin candlesFood Recipes Inspired Us: Blueberry Muffin Candle Recipe

Next, we were inspired by a tasty muffin recipe. Once we found out about the scrumptious food recipe for Jordan Marsh’s Blueberry Muffins on the NY Times website, we just had to try out these tasty muffins! After trying this scrumptious recipe, we just had to create our delightful Blueberry Muffin Candle Recipe. These amazing blueberry muffins were just too yummy to resist. This scrumptious dessert recipe uses wonderfully sweet and fresh ingredients, which include fresh, juicy blueberries, that take this fun, easy recipe to the next level. These muffins are simple to create, soft, and absolutely scrumptious. So, you will absolutely want to try making these yummy blueberry muffins at home!

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Pistachio Melt and Pour Soap RecipeFood Recipes Inspired Us: Pistachio Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

Further, we were inspired to create the adorable Pistachio Melt and Pour Soap Recipe after trying a scrumptious pudding recipe. If you are interested in trying out this fantastic dessert recipe, then check out Pistachio Lush from the Midnight Baker. This lovely dessert recipe is both gorgeous and absolutely delicious! The crunchy walnut crust is covered with the smooth cream cheese layer. Then, this tasty layered pudding recipe has the bright green pistachio layer. Finally, this amazing dessert is topped with a whipped fluff and chopped almonds. Together, these layers create a scrumptious food recipe that compliment each other and  is simply irresistible.

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Galaxy Bubble Bar RecipeFood Recipes Inspired Us: Galaxy Bubble Bar Recipe

Our Galaxy Bubble Bar Recipe was another  beautiful bath and body recipe that was inspired by a delicious ice cream recipe. After finding and trying out  this beautiful and scrumptious Homemade Galaxy Ice Cream recipe from a site called Some of This and That, we just had to make a bath bomb recipe that captures some of the best parts of this treat. But first, we just had to try out this tasty dessert for ourselves! While you may have already guessed, this gorgeous ice cream treat tastes even better than it looks! This cosmetic recipe uses food coloring, sprinkles, and a few simple ingredients to make homemade ice cream that is almost just too pretty to eat!

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Lemon Squares Soap RecipeFood Recipes Inspired Us: Lemon Squares Soap Recipe

You will absolutely love this next dessert recipe! This tasty recipe is from Allrecipes and is perfect for creating The Best Lemon Bars! These delightful lemon squares are cute and absolutely delicious. Further, you will love the sweet lemon flavor of these little bites. So, we were inspired to create our very own scrumptious Lemon Squares Soap Recipe. We wanted to recreate everything about this tasty dessert from the crust to the powdered sugar topping. If you are looking for a sweet lemon treat, then this homemade lemon square recipe is a fantastic idea for you to create. All you need is a few baking ingredients and a couple fresh lemons and you are ready to make this lovely dessert.

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Keylime Pie Candle RecipeFood Recipes Inspired Us: Keylime Pie Candle Recipe

If you enjoy the taste of freshly baked pies, then you are going to love our next food inspiration. This Classic Key Lime Pie recipe is a scrumptious dessert recipe from Live Well Bake Often. This delightful pie recipe had inspired us to create this lovely Keylime Pie Candle Recipe. We wanted to capture all the elements we loved about this delicious dessert recipe. So, we tried to recreate everything from the golden graham cracker crust, smooth creamy filling, and fluffy whipped cream topping. So, we created a fun homemade candle recipe with all the right layers. This way our scented candle could look just like this mouth watering delicious dessert!

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Pumpkin Pie Candle RecipeFood Recipes Inspired Us: Pumpkin Pie Candle Recipe

Another one of our homemade candle recipes that pulled inspiration from a scrumptious pie recipe is the Pumpkin Pie Candle Recipe. We wanted to create this layered candle recipe after trying out a recipe by Once Upon a Chef called the Perfect Pumpkin Pie. This sweet, scrumptious dessert recipe uses a pie filling of pureed pumpkin and a blend of spices. Further, this scrumptious pie filling rests on a flaky and warm homemade crust. All of these elements blend together to provide a slice of this warm pumpkin pie is perfect for bringing up the end of your Thanksgiving dinner the right way with this yummy pumpkin pie recipe.

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Mango Sorbet Bubble BarsFood Recipes Inspired Us: Mango Sorbet Bubble Bars

Our adorable scoops of Mango Sorbet Bubble Bars were inspired by a scrumptious food recipe, too! These sweet ice cream bath bombs were made after trying the Mango Sorbet Recipe from Diethood. This sweet ice cream recipe uses pure and simple ingredients to create a homemade dessert recipe that tastes delicious and looks pretty as well. This sweet dessert recipe uses fresh and juicy mangoes, condensed milk, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and pure vanilla extract to create a truly unforgettable dessert recipe. You will love the refreshing taste of this scrumptious ice cream recipe just as much as our fun bath recipe! 

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Neapolitan Cupcake Soap Recipe

Another scrumptious dessert recipe that has inspired us to create our own cosmetic recipe is the Scratch Neapolitan Layer Cake from Cookie Madness. This sweet and scrumptious cake recipe has three decadent layers of different flavors that blend together beautifully. First, we have the rich, chocolate flavor of the bottom layer. Next, we have the sweet and simple vanilla middle layer. Finally, we have the top layer of scrumptious strawberries. These scrumptious Neapolitan flavors are held together with delicious buttercream frosting. While we loved this scrumptious cake recipe, we thought it would be fun to use this to create a Neapolitan Cupcake Soap Recipe! Whether this recipe is used to create cupcakes or whole cakes, it is delicious and definitely worth making at home!

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Banana Pudding Soap RecipeFood Recipes Inspired Us: Banana Pudding Soap Recipe

Another one of the great dessert recipes that we have found is the sweet and scrumptious Old Fashioned Banana Pudding. This delicious pudding recipe from Averie Cooks uses delicious pudding ingredients to create a fantastic dessert recipe. This includes sweet Nilla wafers and freshly sliced bananas. After trying out this scrumptious banana pudding, we were inspired to create a lovely homemade soap making recipe. Our Banana Pudding Soap Recipe was made to capture the best parts of this dessert recipe in soap. If you like the taste of bananas, then you will absolutely want to try out this lovely pudding recipe. Further, don’t forget to try out our own banana pudding recipe!

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Macaroon Melt and Pour Soap RecipeFood Recipes Inspired Us: Macaroon Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

The recipes for homemade Macaroons from the BBC Food Recipes is delicious and fun to create. The sweet almond cookie portion of these sweet desserts can be colored in all sorts of fun ways. Then, you will need to take two of these freshly made almond cookies and sandwich them together with scrumptious whipped filling. After creating this fun recipe you are left with delicious cookies that are adorable as well! The yummy taste and the fun colors of these delightful cookies inspired us to create the Macaroon Melt and Pour Soap Recipe. We used fun, bright colors with the melt and pour soap and a lovely almond scent. Then, we used a fluffy whipped soap to capture the essence of this fantastic cookie recipe. But, this fun soap recipe has nothing on the actual cookies. So, you will absolutely want to try out this fresh cookie recipe at home!

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Creme Brulee Lip Scrub RecipeFood Recipes Inspired Us: Creme Brulee Lip Scrub Recipe

Another fantastic cosmetic recipe that we were inspired to create after trying some amazing food was the Creme Brulee Lip Scrub Recipe. This sweet cosmetic product was formulated after making and trying Instant Pot Creme Brulee. If you wan to try out this yummy recipe for yourself, then you should check out A Mindful Mom! Their recipe for creating creme brulee is quick, easy, and absolutely perfect! Plus, this easy recipe leaves you with a dessert that is warm and creamy with a crunch that is irresistible. So, this yummy lip balm recipe is one that you will not want to miss out on trying!

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Pumpkin Cheesecake Wax Melts RecipeFood Recipes Inspired Us: Pumpkin Cheesecake Wax Melts Recipe

Additionally, we were inspired to create a wax melt recipe by the Pumpkin Cheesecake recipe from Baker’s Royale. After trying out this scrumptious cheesecake recipe, we were inspired to create our Pumpkin Cheesecake Wax Melts Recipe. We made these mini cheesecake wax melts to try to capture the delicious essence of this scrumptious dessert recipe. This rich, creamy cheesecake recipe is flavored with canned pumpkin and rich spices to create a fantastic recipe. Further, this pumpkin cheesecake recipe is finished with a sour cream whipped topping and sprinkling of spice. This pumpkin cheesecake is such a delicious dessert recipe that you will definitely want to try for yourself! 

Food Recipes Inspired Us: Ask Us Your QuestionsFood Recipes Inspired Us: Ask Us Your Questions

If you have any questions about these scrumptious bath and body recipes, then you should feel free to reach out to us! You can ask us your questions on our telephone help line, in the store, and on any of our social media pages. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on Twitter and Instagram. These social media connections are a perfect resource for getting answers. Plus, this would be a great place to share your finished dessert creations! We would love to see how these yummy recipes worked for you. Further, you can use our social media to share your own inspiration for your homemade cosmetic recipes. We would love to hear about some of the things that inspire you to create!

Jun
15

Soy Candle Recipes


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Soy Candle RecipesSoy Candle Recipes

We at Natures Garden created this blog to discuss the differences between our three soy waxes and share our best Soy Candle Recipes.

So, let’s talk a little bit about soy wax!  Soy wax is a natural vegetable wax that is created from soybeans. Plus, this wax is environmentally friendly and a renewable resource. So, we can all feel good creating  our scented candle masterpieces. Plus, this wax really isn’t just good for the environment, it can be used to make some great scented candles! They burn slower and cleaner than a candle made from paraffin wax. So, there is less soot left over as the candle burns and you even get a longer lasting candle! Plus, the wax is one of the most enjoyable waxes to work with! It comes in an easy to use form that makes weighing out and clean up super easy! It comes in flakes form instead of a slab.

Soy Candle Recipes Different Types of Soy Waxes

We at Natures Garden have three types of soy wax available, which are Golden Foods 444, Golden Foods 464, and NG 100% Soy Wax (Golden Foods 415).While all of these candle making options are made up of natural soy wax, there are a few slight differences between the types of soy wax that we carry. Some have varying melting points or have a different allowance for scent load, but each has a different set of characteristics that make it unique. A wax may have better qualities in one area, while another type has better qualities in a different area. So, choosing the right wax for you is all about figuring out what you value in a soy candle and which wax suits your needs best. So, let’s discover your favorite type of soy candle wax!

Soy Candle Recipes Terms for Soy Wax

As we discuss the benefits and drawbacks to our different types of soy waxes you can choose from, there may be some specific terms that you will want to know. It is important to know what we mean when we refer to these things to get a better idea of what you will be getting into.

First, we have the possibility of candle frost. This occurs in soy wax where the appearance on parts of the jar look lighter or even white. While this doesn’t impact the quality of the burn or scent, it may impact the appearance. Additionally, there is the possibility for wet spots to occur in your candles. This is when the wax cools too quickly in the jar and the wax doesn’t adhere to the jar in some places. This will look like some air or water became trapped between the wax and the container. Further, tunneling could be a problem where the wick is too small for the jar and isn’t able to heat the wax at edges of the jar.

Soy Candle Recipes NG 100% Soy WaxSoy Candle Recipes NG 100% Soy Wax

First of all, we have the NG 100% Soy Wax, which is known as Golden Foods 415 Soy Wax. This original soy wax is 100% pure soy without a single additive. This 100% soy wax is all natural and all regular soy. While this wax is just plain soy, it has a few interesting qualities.

Firstly, the melting point of this type of soy wax is 120-125 degrees Fahrenheit. This fairly high melt point provides some beneficial properties for your homemade candles. This higher melt point allows the wax to carry a higher fragrance load of up to 12% of fragrance oil per pound of wax.Thus, you can make a stronger scented candle than the typical 10% allowance for candles. Further, the higher melt point of this wax will help those that may be shipping candles in hotter temperatures. Also, this pure soy wax can be blended with other waxes, such as paraffin, beeswax, or any microcrystalline waxes.

Soy Candle Recipes Leopard Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Leopard Candle Recipe

This candle making idea takes advantage of the agreeability of soy wax with waxes like beeswax. Since beeswax is a harder wax that has a higher melt point than this pure soy wax, it was perfect for creating designs. These embedded candles use the beeswax to create the leopard print pattern. After, the regular soy wax was added to the jar to fill up the candle and hold all of the leopard print spots in place.

Soy Candle Recipes Football Field Candle Loaf RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Football Field Candle Loaf Recipe

Next, we have a candle recipe that uses soy wax to create the grass effect on top. You simply beat the candle batter until you achieve a thicker consistency. Then, you can add it to your homemade candle. This will create the effect of more realistic grass with dirt underneath. Perfect for the football field inspired candle!

Soy Candle Recipes Citronella Soy Wax Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Citronella Soy Wax Candle Recipe

Another great way to use this type of soy wax is a regular type of candle. Our Citronella Soy Wax Candle Recipe has a typical candle appearance with an unforgettably strong scent. This fragrance oil has a crazy strong aroma that creates a perfect citronella candle for the outdoors. Say goodbye to bugs and hello to your perfect soy wax scented candle!

Soy Candle Recipes Massage Candle Recipe Soy Candle Recipes Massage Candle Recipe

One great thing about using pure soy wax is that it is considered a natural moisturizing agent! So, adding this wax to a massage candle is perfect! The natural soy wax works together with the butters and oils to soften your skin during a relaxing massage. It is a perfect recipe for candles for massage therapy.

Soy Candle Recipes Green Beer Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Green Beer Candle Recipe

Also, you can use the 415 soy wax in this fun beer themed candle! This recipe utilizes the lower pouring temperature of the wax, which creates a thicker pour. This is helpful for making some kinds of toppings, like the foam on our beer candle! We can mix the wax as it cools to create a fluffy consistency that looks just like the foam on top of a pint of beer.

 

Soy Candle Recipes Golden Foods Soy Wax 444Soy Candle Recipes Golden Foods Soy Wax 444

Also, we have a second soy wax alternative that is available for use in candle making. This next wax is Golden Foods Soy Wax 444, which is regular, natural soy wax with an additive. This additional ingredient is a soy based additive that is mixed to the soy wax. While this wax has the same type of wax, this additive helps to solve some of the issue you may come across when using the the 415 soy wax. So, we will go over some of the benefits to using this alternative type of soy wax.

First, this wax will increase your pour temperature during candle making. An issue that comes up with the pure soy wax is pouring too hot can cause issues with appearance. Meaning that the problem of the getting the slushy state pouring with the natural soy wax at the suggested 110 degrees Fahrenheit, can be solved with this wax. Thanks to this additive, you are able to pour this 444 soy wax at 135 degrees Fahrenheit. This means that your wax will still be in a fluid form when you pour and the candle will have a smoother appearance. This difference is partially due to the fact that this type of soy wax will reduce frosting, so you don’t have to worry about cooling the wax to a slushie state to reduce this effect.

Also, the Golden Foods Soy Wax 444 provides you with a higher melt point than the other alternative soy wax. This wax has a melt point between 120- 125 degrees Fahrenheit, which will provide you with a few benefits. First, you will be able to raise the fragrance oil allowance in your candle to up to 12% of your scent per pound. So, you will be able to create a stronger scented candle. Second, your candles will be less likely to melt when the weather gets hotter. So, it will be safer to ship candles as they will be less likely to melt in hot temperatures.

Soy Candle Recipes Zebra Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Zebra Candle Recipe

Again, we are using the higher melting point of beeswax to help create a cute candle design! We only use the beeswax for the red portion, which will be used for the zebra stripes. This will help prevent the wax from melting after the rest of the candle is added to the jar. Meaning, you shouldn’t have smears or running colors that could have been caused by the, melting of the red wax.

Soy Candle Recipes Golden Foods Soy Wax 464Soy Candle Recipes Golden Foods Soy Wax 464

Another natural wax that you can use instead of the pure soy option is the Golden Brands Soy Wax 464. This wax is one of the two alternatives that we carry for candle makers. While this wax is similar to the other alternative wax as they both contain a soy based additive. This wax has some similarities and differences with these other waxes.

Just like with the 444 soy wax, this type of soy wax will have an increased pour temperature, which is at 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Since the original soy wax has to be poured at a lower temperature, this wax will become a slushy consistency by the time you can pour. However, this wax alternative will pour at a temperature where the wax remains liquid. So, the candle will be smooth, like the 444 soy wax candles.

Additionally, this type of wax has been made to reduce the frosting that comes with soy wax. While this frosting isn’t harmful, it does impact the appearance of your candle.

The main difference between the Golden Foods Soy Wax 444 and the Golden Foods Soy Wax 464 is the melting point. While the 444 soy wax has a higher melting point, like the original soy wax, the 464 soy wax is not the same. Instead, the 464 soy wax has a melt point of 115-120 degrees Fahrenheit, which is a few degrees lower than the other waxes. This means that you should be monitor the weather more careful to prevent the candles from getting too hot and melting. However, this lower melt point allows for a better glass adhesion in the finished candle!

While the maximum scent load for this wax is about 10-12%. We suggest that you have the fragrance oil at 10% of the wax to reduce the possibility of fragrance oil seepage.

Soy Candle Recipes Shimmer Gel Potpourri RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Shimmer Gel Potpourri Recipe

While candles are fun to create, it is always nice to try something new. Our sparkling potpourri gel uses this type of soy wax and rice bran oil to create a gel-like product that is perfect for a wax melt warmer.SImply squeeze some into the dish of a warmer and let the product do what it does best scent your home!

Soy Candle Recipes Mardi Gras Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes Mardi Gras Candle Recipe

This recipe is perfect for creating a simple candle that is still fun! This festive candle maintains the mardi gras spirit while not getting too crazy. This solid candle is simple and perfect! Since this recipe uses 464 soy wax, the wax adheres perfectly to the jar and has a very smooth consistency.

Soy Candle Recipes St Patricks Day Candle RecipeSoy Candle Recipes St Patrick’s Day Candle Recipe

Also, you can create a fun homemade candle for St. Patrick’s Day. This cute clove candle is perfect for anyone that enjoys unique, homemade decorations that you can use for this holiday. Not only is is a cute candle for this tradition, but this candle creation is a great room scenting product. The candle has a nice burn and smells very fresh.

 

Soy Candle Recipes Advice for Making Soy Candles

There are some possible issues that apply to all soy wax candles, so some advice may be helpful. First, you may have issues with the scent throw of soy wax candles. While this is the nature of soy wax, there are a few things you can do to maximize your scent throw. You can try increasing your wick size, however be careful not to go too large or you can burn the fragrance oil off before it hits the air.  Also, make sure that you have added the maximum amount of fragrance. While each fragrance will be different, most will use 1.5 ounces of fragrance oil per pound. Second, you can reduce wet spots by heating the jar before pouring your wax. This will allow the wax to have time to better adhere. Finally, you can reduce frosting by heating the jar as it allows your wax to cool slower.

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Holiday Pomegranate Fragrance Oil


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Holiday Pomegranate Fragrance OilHoliday Pomegranate Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Holiday Pomegranate Fragrance Oil is a wonderfully sweet and spiced scent by Natures Garden. This aroma is a perfect blend of spicy christmas time scents and delectably sweet fruity notes that is sure to spice up your holiday crafts. Our customers not only enjoy using this pomegranate fragrance during the holidays, it is also sells well for them year round! If you are looking for a fragrance to make strongly scented candles or bath and body products, why not give our Holiday Pomegranate scent a try.   Not only do our customer love it’s strong scent throw in soy candles, they also feel it only gets stronger as their cold process soap cures!

What Does Holiday Pomegranate Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

An irresistible holiday fragrance oil by Natures Garden with an arrangement of the following notes: pomegranate, sparkling citrus, dewberry, blackberry, iris, jasmine, sheer musk, sandalwood, and red cassis.

How Do Our Customers Use Holiday Pomegranate Fragrance Oil?

Homemade candle makers can include this fruity fragrance oil in their candle recipes. Any candle product that is made of either vegetable waxes or paraffin wax can use up to 10% of this scent in their own creations. Joy wax and wow wax will both perform perfectly for this fragrance oil. Also, this scent will remain strong in soy wax melt recipes and soy candle recipes. If you wish to add colorant to your candle creations, then we suggest using either six drops of red liquid candle dye along with one drop of black liquid candle dye or using an ample amount of shredded red color block along with black color block in your melted wax per 4 pounds of wax. Remember to never use crayons as a substitute for coloring your candles as they will clog your wick.

In addition to candles, customers can create other homemade air fresheners that include this fruity holiday scent! Potpourri and incense can use this pomegranate fragrance oil in their recipes at a concentration up to 50% of their total. Any homemade room scents can use no more than 5% of this scent in their recipes. Also, this fragrance oil will remain nice and strong in products that contain aroma beads.

Homemade bath and body products can be created using this fruity holiday scent. Bath gels, bath oils, soaps, lotions, and so many other related bath and body products can be created using a maximum of 5% for this sweet holiday fragrance oil. Also, perfumes will perform perfectly for this scent as long as the fragrance oil concentration is no more than 5%. Additionally, soapers can include this scent in a multitude of soap making recipes. In fact, our Cold Process Soap Testing Results have revealed that this christmas time fragrance is as an absolutely perfect choice for this method of making soap! Not only does this scent produce a perfect pour, but it performs well in the batter. A batch containing this scent should have no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation. The final product will have a good scent retention and the bar will not have any discoloration. If you want to add colorant to your soap products, then we suggest using red soap dye in any amount that satisfies you. Just remember to never use candle dye in any body products.