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Feb
07

Soap Fragrance Oils for Spring


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Soap Fragrance Oils for Spring

Spring is right around the corner.  I am sure those of you creating cold process soap are currently testing new scents and looking for new additions to your spring soap line up.  So, Natures Garden is going to show you some of our best soap fragrance oils for spring.  While all of these soap scents do wonderfully in melt and pour soap, we also wanted to include cp soap makers.  When creating this list we looked at each fragrance oil’s performance in cold process soap.  We took into consideration acceleration, ricing, and separation.  We also took into consideration the amount of time you would have to work with the batter.  Finally, yes, we looked at discoloration.  However, that being said, some of the ones that discolored were just too good not to have on this list.

 Queen of the Nile Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Queen of the Nile Fragrance Oil

First, Queen of the Nile Fragrance Oil.  This is an exotic and powerful, this fragrance oil in cold process soap.  It is the aroma of the glorious night blooming lily.  This scent which overflows with notes of a alluring floral musk combined with cassis and ripe berries.

 

Queen of the Nile Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapQueen of the Nile Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

So, how did this fragrance oil perform in cold process soap?  Well, there was no ricing, no ricing, and of course, no separation. This fragrance oil caused the soap to turn to a caramel color. However, the cured soap had a very strong scent retention.

 

  Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil

Next, Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil will take you back to your childhood.  What’s so great about this scent?  It is perfect for both spring and summer.  This candy aroma is that of sweet and sour mandarin oranges, fruity pineapples, and wild watermelon. This Natures Garden scent can be compared the aroma of Starburst Watermelon Chews.

Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapSour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Why did sour watermelon candy make our soap fragrance oils for Spring list?  Well, first of all, it is absolutely perfect in cold process soap.  The was no acceleration, no discoloration, no ricing, and no separation.  But, what really blew us away was its strength in cured cp soap.  It has an extremely strong scent retention!

 Elegant Diva Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Elegant Diva Fragrance Oil

Next, on our soap fragrance oils for spring is Elegant Diva Fragrance Oil. There are a couple reasons why this one made the list.  First, being that it was amazing in soap.  However, we also know that finding florals for cold process soap can be tough.  This floral scent from Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is a beautiful powdery floral rose aroma.  It has notes of soft peony petals and undertones of sandalwood to warm the fragrance.

Top:  Orange, Bergamot
Mid: Rose, Narcissus, Peony, Orange Blossoms
Base:  Sandalwood, Vanilla, Rosewood

Elegant Diva Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapElegant Diva Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

So, while Elegant Diva Fragrance Oil does discolor to milk chocolate color, there is some acceleration when soaping at normal temperatures.  However, when you soap at room temperature there was no acceleration and performed wonderfully.  In addition, there was no separation, and no ricing.  The soap retention is very strong with this floral scent.

 Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil

Raspberry Lemonade fragrance oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is the delicious blend of freshly squeezed lemonade, sweet, juicy raspberries.  Then, it is given a unique twist of natural fresh lavender and finished with white musk.

Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapRaspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

When used in soap, Raspberry Lemonade Fragrance Oil performs perfectly.  This scent has no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation.  This scent discolors to the perfect color for a lemonade, a butter color.  Finally, Raspberry Lemonade scent has very strong scent retention.

 Dare to be Sexy Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Dare to be Sexy Fragrance Oil

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a naughty blend of sweet sensuality and sinful fruits starring in this Oh So Sexy fragrance. Luscious peach nectar, red delicious apple and ripe blood orange lead you to the sensual floral heart. Delicate muguet and pretty pink peonies are teased by a tempting black plum, and tickled with notes of musky vanilla.

Top Notes: Peach Nectar, Apple, Blood Orange
Mid Notes: Muguet, Pink Peony, Black Plum
Base Notes: Musk, Precious Woods, Vanilla

Dare to be Sexy Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapDare to be Sexy Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Dare to be Sexy Fragrance Oil is fabulous in cold process soap! The scent retention is super strong.  The soap batter showed no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation.  The soap also showed no discoloration throughout cure.

 

 

 Peach Perfection Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Peach Perfection Fragrance Oil

Next, compare Peach Perfection Fragrance Oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies to Tyler’s Peachy King.  How do we describe this scent?  Well, it is mouth-watering.  It starts with bursts of peach nectar, not a sweet peach though.  This is a more ripe juicy peach aroma.   Then, the peach aroma opens to orchard fruits of peach and cherry.  Finally, it is highlighted by the effervescence of citrus bergamot and slight hints of dewy orange blossoms This is the perfect spring and summer fragrance oil.

Top Notes: Peach, Bergamot, Banana, Cherry, Orange
Middle Notes: Orange Blossom
Base Notes: Green Notes, Vanilla

 Peach Perfection Fragrance OilPeach Perfection Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Peach Perfection Fragrance Oil showed o ricing, no acceleration, no separation.  This fragrance oil causes the soap to discolor to a cream.  The discoloration is very manageable and the peach scent gives you plenty of time to work.  Finally, the scent retention is very strong.

 Sangria Punch Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Sangria Fragrance Oil

Sangria fragrance oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is a refreshing aroma starting with notes of grape.  It also contains citrus notes of orange, lemon, and lime, along with apple.  Finally, those notes are followed by a heart of fruity pomegranate and blackberries.  Sangria Fragrance Oil finishes with dry down of sugar. This fruity fragrance oil now contains higher amounts of essential oil.

Sangria Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapSangria Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Delicious scent!  Perfect Pour, no ricing, no acceleration, no separation, no discoloration after cure.  Scent stayed nice and strong!

 

 Spring Rain Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Spring Rain Fragrance Oil

Spring Rain fragrance oil from Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is a musky blend of beautiful floral combination of carnation, tiger lily, alyssum, orchids, and fresh roses.  The floral notes are blended with nuances of fresh greenery. This spring aroma is also a best selling scent.

Spring Rain Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapSpring Rain Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Spring Rain Fragrance Oil is absolutely stunning spring time floral scent.  When used in cold process soap, there was no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation. In addition, there was no discoloration. Finally, it showed a very strong scent retention in the cured soap.

 Blackberry Jam Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Blackberry Jam Fragrance Oil

Blackberry Jam Fragrance Oil is not only fabulous in cp soap, it’s also very popular with candle makers.  In fact, our clients have made this fruity spring time scent a best seller.  Natures Garden’s Blackberry Jam aroma is  is a blend of fresh tart blackberries.  The blackberries blend with base notes of vanilla and crisp greenery.

Top Notes:  peach, strawberry, blackberry, pineapple
Mid Notes:  orange, violet, jasmine
Base Notes:  musk, vanilla, greenery

Blackberry Jam Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapBlackberry Jam Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

So, Blackberry Jam Fragrance Oil is wonderful in cold process soap.  It had no ricing, no acceleration, or separation. In addition, it had no discoloration. Lastly, it had very good scent retention once cured.

 

Jelly Bean Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Jelly Bean Fragrance Oil

Jelly Bean fragrance oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies awakens your senses with the aroma of luscious mixed fruit notes. This candy scent is a must have in the spring. It starts with the aroma of Wild cherries balanced with juicy peaches and sweet strawberries. Then, you will smell just slight hints of cinnamon as the fragrance oil is rounded out at the base with notes of vanilla and musk to create sweet tones.

Jelly Bean Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapJelly Bean Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

So, as you can see, this fragrance oil will discolor your finished soap to a light brown.  However, it was perfect otherwise.  We could not possible leave this one off the list.  It had no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.  You will have plenty of time to play with your soap batter.  To help with the discoloration, you can always use Vanilla White Color Stabilizer.  The scent retention is absolutely amazing and strong!

 

Sweet Tea Zing Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Sweet Tea Zing Fragrance Oil

Sweet Tea Zing fragrance oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is the aroma of a perfect spring or summer afternoon.  This tea scent starts with the relaxing aroma of sipping sweet tea.  But this isn’t any ordinary tea scent, it has hints of lemon zest, hints of honey nectar.  Finally, it is finished with nuances of cardamom.

Top: Earl Grey Tea, Lemon, Bergamot
Mid: Honey, Cardamom
Base: Mint Leaves, Green Tea Leaves

Sweet Tea Zing Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapSweet Tea Zing Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Sweet Tea Zing Fragrance Oil is phenomenal in cold process soap.  It showed no ricing, no acceleration, no separation.  It had slight discoloration to a light beige.  This tea scent maintained a strong scent retention through the curing process.

 Euphoric Majesty Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Euphoric Majesty Fragrance Oil

Euphoric Majesty fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a feminine scent full of allure and sensuality.  This powerful scent is a combination of juicy pomegranate, fresh green notes, persimmon, mysterious black orchids, lotus blossom, warm amber and mahogany woods.  Finally, this scent finishes with black violet, and a creamy accord.  This Natures Garden’s fragrance oil can be compared to Euphoria fragrance.

 Euphoric Majesty Fragrance OilEuphoric Majesty Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Euphoric Majesty Fragrance Oil performed perfectly in cold process soap.  It showed no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.  It only slightly discolors to a very slight tan. The strong scent retention will blow you away.

 

 Extremely Sexy for MEN Fragrance OilSoap Fragrance Oils for Spring: Extremely Sexy For Men Fragrance Oil

Extremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil by Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies is a masculine citrus spice combination.  This fragrance oil starts with top citrus notes of pink lime, bergamot leaves, and tangerine. The citrus notes are followed by a heart of cinnamon bark, lime wood, and sage. Finally, it finishes with vetiver and orange flowers.  Natures Garden’s Extremely Sexy for Men can be compared to Very Sexy for Men perfume.

Extremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil in Cold Process SoapExtremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil in Cold Process Soap

Extremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil is awesome in cold process soap making.  It had no acceleration, no ricing, and no separation.  Finally, it remained without discoloration throughout the cure.

 

Mar
19

10 Bubble Bar Recipes


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10 Bubble Bar Recipes10 Bubble Bar Recipes

If you are looking for a fun bath and body recipe to create, then you will definitely want to check out our 10 Bubble Bar Recipes. These awesome Natures Garden recipes are perfect for creating gorgeous bubble bars that are both unique and fabulous. We have recipes in all kinds of shaped that were are uniquely inspired. We have some that are swirls, scoops, and many that were inspired by beautiful things we have come across. So, there are quite a few beautiful recipes for you to choose between.

Not only are these homemade bubble bars beautiful and creative, but they are effective, too. These recipes are perfect for creating lovely bubble baths that are able to provide a wonderful bath time experience. Further, the aromas from our fragrance oils are simply irresistible. Regardless of which recipe that you decide on, you are sure to have a lovely aroma in your product. Plus, some of these bath product recipes use some luscious oils that truly care for your body. So, you are sure to find a bubble bar recipe that is perfect for you and your product line!

10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe

One amazingly fun bubble bar recipe that you can create is the Rainbow Bubble Bar Recipe. First of all, this wonderful bath product was made to look just like a real rainbow. So, this bath and body recipe uses a wide variety of bright colors to create a recipe that is gorgeous. Further, the multitude of layers make the swirl larger, which creates more of an arch. Just like a real rainbow!

Plus, this recipe includes the refreshing Rain Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has the aroma of delightful ozony notes with hints of lily of the valley, fresh hyacinth, and with a top note of wisteria. Not only is this bath recipe gorgeous and delightfully scented, but it has some ingredients, like the Safflower Oil, that are great for your skin. So, those of you that love rainbows, bright colors, and lovely scents are definitely going to want to try out this wonderful bubble bar recipe.

10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe

Also, you can create a pretty pink and shimmery bubble bar recipe. Our Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe is perfect for anyone that is interested in glamorous bath and beauty products. This recipe uses pretty white and pink colors to create an amazing swirl. Plus, this free recipe uses pink Himalayan salt to add some extra beauty to this recipe. Further, the pink salt is perfect for adding to your bath, as a Pink Himalayan Salt soak has some amazing benefits for your body. Also, the mica is dusted on top adds to the pretty pink salt on top. Additionally, the fragrance oil adds some wonderful properties to this bath product. The Spring Rain Fragrance Oil has a musky accord enhanced with a fresh floral bouquet of carnations, tiger lilies, alyssum, orchids, and roses, with hints of fresh greenery. You will absolutely love this stunning bath and beauty recipe!

ubble Bar Recipes: Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe

One super cute bath and body recipe that you can make is the delicious Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe. This bath product was inspired by yummy blackberry ice cream! So, our fun bath and body recipe uses an ice cream scoop to create some adorable ice cream shaped bubble bars. Plus, these cute ice cream bubble bars use mica dust to make this recipe really bling. The Diamond Dust Mica is lightly brushed on top to add some shine. Speaking of bling, this free bath recipe uses the delicious Blackberry Bling Bling Fragrance Oil. This wonderful fragrance oil has the scent of juicy blackberries and bright citrus that perfectly blends with fresh herbs to create this spicy and sparkling. So, you will definitely want to try out this scrumptious bubble bar recipe to create your own homemade bath products.

10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Basil Sage Mint Bubble Bar Recipe10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Basil Sage Mint Bubble Bar Recipe

Another fun bubble bar recipe that you will want to check out is the Basil Sage Mint Bubble Bar Recipe. This recipe uses quality ingredients, like Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, to create a fun bath product that is perfect for the tub. Also, this recipe uses a swirl of three beautiful colors to create some pretty slices of bubble bars. Plus, this fun bath recipe uses the scrumptious Basil Sage Mint Fragrance Oil.  This scented oil is a garden fresh medley of basil leaves, clary sage and peppermint sprigs accented by hints of citrus zests, fresh spring flowers, and soft, soothing musk. Further, the recipe includes real herbs, like peppermint leaf powder and basil leaf ground, that enhance the quality of the bar and the aroma. You will absolutely want to try out this wonderful bubble bar recipe.

10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Mango Sorbet Bubble Bar Recipe

Also, you can use some great Natures Garden ingredients to create the free Mango Sorbet Bubble Bar Recipe. This free bubble bar recipe was created to look just like real scoops of delicious mango sorbet. To create the authentic appearance of ice cream, we use a real ice cream scoop. This allowed us to scoop our batter straight from the bowl to look like little mango scoops. So yummy! Further, this bath and body recipe uses the tasty scent of Mango Sorbet Fragrance Oil. This aroma is an uplifting and energizing blend of ripe mango, juicy lemons, and fabulous, red raspberries. Not only is this scented oil mouthwatering, but this aroma really adds to the appearance of the scoops. So, these adorable bubble bars look cute and yummy, smell scrumptious, and are perfect for having a bubbly bath.

10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Galaxy Bubble Bars Recipe10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Galaxy Bubble Bars Recipe

This next bath and body product recipe is another craft inspired by scrumptious food. The Galaxy Bubble Bars Recipe was inspired by a recipe for some delicious and gorgeous ice cream. This galaxy ice cream had beautiful, shimmery colors that looked like a swirling galaxy. This cute recipe includes a some beautiful colors and a bit of shimmery shine to create cute bubble bar ice cream scoops that you are sure to enjoy. Further, this bubble bar recipe uses the Grape Happy Camper Candy Fragrance Oil, which is both sweet and delicious. This fragrance oil has the scent of ripe, juicy grape candy that will remind you of the sour grape candy enjoyed during childhood. Altogether, this wonderful recipe is not one you are going to want to miss out on. Try it out today!

10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Mandarin Mango Bubble Bar Recipe10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Mandarin Mango Bubble Bar Recipe

Also, you can create this next bubble bar recipe. Our Mandarin Mango Bubble Bar Recipe uses wonderful ingredients and colorants to create a gorgeous, effective bath product. First, this bath product recipe uses skin-loving ingredients, like Avocado Oil. Plus, this homemade bath recipe uses bright colors that are rolled into a beautiful swirl of yellow and orange. Further, this bubble bar recipe includes the juicy scent of Mango & Mandarins Fragrance Oil. This yummy fragrance oil has a refreshing aroma of freshly sliced mandarins and tangerines on a bed of diced ripe mango. So, this homemade recipe creates products that are scrumptiously scented and are great for the creating a relaxing bubble bath experience.

10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Neapolitan Ice Cream Bubble Bar Recipe10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Neapolitan Ice Cream Bubble Bar Recipe

Another cute bubble bar recipe is the Neapolitan Ice Cream Bubble Bar Recipe. Not only does this recipe use an ice cream scoop to create cute scoops, but this recipe has all three flavors of real Neapolitan ice cream. Each of these flavors is individual scented with scrumptious fragrance oils. The chocolate section of this recipe uses the delicious scent of our Hot Cocoa Fragrance Oil. This fragrance smells like warm hot chocolate with melted marshmallow topping. Plus, the strawberry portion uses our Strawberry Patch Type Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has the aroma of juicy, effervescent, thirst-quenching aroma containing just the right amount of juicy, fresh strawberries, tropical white peaches, succulent mango fruit, and rich vanilla beans. Finally, the vanilla section contains some French Vanilla Fragrance Oil, which is our new and improved rich vanilla aroma. Altogether, this bubble bar recipe is adorable and smells absolutely fantastic!

10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Giraffe Print Bubble Bar Recipe

Lastly, we have the wild Giraffe Print Bubble Bar Recipe that you can create for your own bath product line. This delightful bath recipe was made to look just like the patterns of a real giraffe. The tops of these bubble bars have use two different colors shaped to create a pattern similar to the giraffe’s. Not only is this bath and body recipe absolutely gorgeous, but this homemade recipe is deliciously scented and uses effective ingredients. One wonderful ingredient that is added to the bubble bar recipe our Cucumber Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has the aroma of sweet and sour cucumber and a deep green oily note with hints of violet. You are sure to love the scent of this fragrance along with the gorgeous pattern of this bath recipe.

10 Bubble Bar Recipes: How to Use Bubble Bars

Bubble bars are a fun and simple way to create a wonderful bath experience. While bubble bars aren’t too difficult to use, you may want to learn about some tips for using them. Anyone who hasn’t tried them before may want a bit of advice on using these bath products. First off, this recipe is obviously one that you would need to use in a bath. The bubble bar is perfect for creating bubbles that are great for helping you relax. Plus, the fragrance oils and ingredients are perfect for caring for your skin and making your bath smell and look wonderful. So, you are definitely going to want to know how to use them!

Simply, we would suggest that you break them up under warm, running water. So, I would recommend  that you add your bubble bar as you are waiting for your bath to fill up. Then, you can sit back and relax in a nice warm bubble bath.

10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Contact Us10 Bubble Bar Recipes: Contact Us

Hopefully you have found a cute bubble bar recipe that is perfect for your needs. With all these wonderful recipes that you have to choose from, you will be sure to find something great. We are confident that you will find at least one great recipe for you. If you would like to share your favorite recipe or your finished products, then feel free to share your experience with us on social media. Also, we will be available on social media to answer any questions you may have about these bath recipes. So, you can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on either Instagram or Twitter. We would love to hear from you and hope you reach out to us soon!

Apr
25

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit


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Joy Wax Candle Making Kit

Joy Wax Candle Making KitThe Joy Wax Candle Making Kit is a simple candle craft that is perfect for beginning candle makers. Not only does this kit provide you with the ingredients need to create twelve candles, but you will be provided a page of detailed instructions for those that need guidance. While you will not be provided with a pouring pot or a thermometer, these are extremely useful tools that every candle maker can benefit from using. Further, you will be given enough supplies to create three batches of differently scented and colored candles. Your fragrance options currently are Strawberry Passion Fragrance Oil, Spring Rain Fragrance Oil, Vanilla Silk Fragrance Oil, and Fresh Linen Fragrance Oil. However, you will need to decide on your favorite three candles scents, as you will have one scent left over. Overall, this is a simple, fun craft for the experienced candle makers and a great choice for those that want to create their first batch of candles.

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Products Included in this Kit

Joy Wax Candle KitJoy Wax Candle Making Kit Products Included in this Kit

3 pounds of Joy Wax
2 Color Blocks (Red and Blue)
4 Fragrance Oils in 1 Ounce Bottles
Strawberry Passion Fragrance Oil
Spring Rain Fragrance Oil
Vanilla Silk Fragrance Oil
Fresh Linen Fragrance Oil
25 – Hemp Wicks (7 inch)
12 – 6.5 ounce hexagon candle containers
Warning Labels

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Additional Supplies Needed

A Pouring Pot

Cake Pan 13×9 or Large Pot (Used to Create the Double Boiler)

Stainless or Wooden Spoon

Stainless or Glass Measuring Cup

Stove Top or Hot Plate

Thermometer

Hot Glue Gun and Hot Glue Sticks

Scale

Pencil or Fine Tooth Comb – Used to hold your candle wicks in place

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Sanitize and Clean

Before starting any project, you should make sure that everything is tidy and ready to use. First, gather all the equipment you will need to complete the candles. Not only do you want them readily available, but these supplies should be sanitized as well. Also, you will want to tidy and sanitize your work area and stove top. This preparation will allow you to be sure that this process goes quickly and without error.

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Prepare the Containers

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Prepare the ContainersBefore you begin melting your wax you will want to prepare the containers for pouring. The wicks need to be put into the containers before you pour the wax. You will need a hot glue gun and hot glue to secure the wicks in the containers. So, add a bit of hot glue to the bottom of the wick and use your fingers to quickly secure the wick to the bottom of the container. Make sure that you place the metal bottom of the wick as close to the center as possible.

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Creating the Double Boiler

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Creating the Double BoilerAlso, you will want to create a double boiler for this project. This will help to prevent the wax from overheating when you melt your provided Joy Wax. You will need the pouring pot to hold your melting wax and a larger pot that the pouring pot fits in. We recommend using a cake pan, but you can improvise with an appropriately sized pot or pan. You will add some water to the cake pan, place the pouring pot inside, and heat the water to boiling.

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Melt and Color the Wax

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Melt and Color the WaxFirst, you are going to want to melt and add color to your first batch of candles. So, retrieve your scale and weigh a pound of your joy wax. Place this into pouring pot and begin to melt this wax. Also, you are going to want to add your colorant. Choose either the red or blue color block. We chose to use the blue color block for our first batch. You will want to add no more than one eighth of the block, but you can add less to achieve a lighter shade for your candle. We created dark blue candles for our first batch. Then, light red for our second and mixed a small amount of each for our final batch. After you add your colorant, mix thoroughly and place your thermometer into the wax to check the temperature. Once the thermometer reaches 200 degrees Fahrenheit you are ready for the next step.

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Cooling the Wax

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Cooling the WaxNext, you are going to add the fragrance oil and pour the wax as the melted wax cools. First, wait for the wax to cool to about 170 degrees Fahrenheit. Once the wax reaches this temperature you will add one of your three chosen fragrance oils. Add one ounce of fragrance oil and mix thoroughly. Then, wait for the scented wax to cool to about 160-165 degrees Fahrenheit. Once the wax reaches this temperature it is safe to pour the wax into your prepared containers, this batch should fill about four candle containers. It is important to pay attention to how full you fill your jars.  You want to stop pouring just before the jars begin changing shape.  If you fill your jars to full they will not burn all the way across and you will also run out of wax for the remaining jars.  Finally, be sure to straighten the wicks before the candles cool. You can set an object, like a pencil or a fine tooth comb, across the tops to help keep the wicks in place.

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Cleaning Your Pouring Pot

Often times beginner candle makers ask us how to clean their pouring pots. Cleaning them out with soap and water isn’t going to get your wax out. In addition, you don’t want candle wax clogging your sink drain. The key is to clean the pouring pot while it is still warm. Your wax will remaining fluid for a short time after you have poured your candles. While your pouring pot is still warm, wipe it out with a paper towel. Once you are sure you have all of the wax out of the pouring pot, you can then wash the pouring pot with dish soap and warm water. By washing the pouring pot you will remove and lingering fragrance and ensure your pouring pot is ready for your next batch.

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Repeat These Steps

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Repeat These StepsNow, you are going to repeat these steps two more times. Since you will have eight more jars and two more pounds of wax left, you will be able to create two more batches of candles. Of course, you will need to choose a different fragrance oil and need to decide on the next color. However, all the other steps should be done the exact same way to prevent issues.

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Setting Up and Usage of Your Candles

Joy Wax Candle Making Kit Setting Up and Usage of Your CandlesFinally, you have finished creating all twelve of your homemade candles! Now, there are just a few things to be aware of before you are ready to start burning them. First, absolutely do not attempt to cool your candles faster by placing them in the refrigerator. If a candle cools too quickly, then it is likely to pull away from the jar. If the candle does not completely adhere to the jar your candle will look like it has wet spots. Second, you may get better results if you want at least three days to let your candles rest before burning. During this time keep the candles covered. Once the candles have cured, trim the wicks to about 1/4 inch before burning them. Finally, make sure you use the warning labels if you are going to share or sell these candles. We hope that you had fun creating this project and that you enjoy your new scented candles.