The candle making molds are the very centerpiece of your candle making operation. These wildly varied devices contain the melted wax, which takes on the shape of the inside of the candle making mold. The mold holds it perfectly in place while the melted wax cools and congeals. Once hardened, you pop out the candle and you have exactly the shape, size, and look and feel that you wanted.
A double boiler is needed to melt the wax for molding purposes. The pouring temperature is very important. Pouring hotter wax will produce the best results.
One of the best projects to do when you are candle making for kids is the rolled beeswax candle. This is very easy to do and the only candle making supplies that are needed are beeswax sheets and cotton wicks. All that you need to do is take the cotton wick and lay it flat on the edge of the beeswax sheet that is closest to you.
Don’t ever think that since gel candles are different from wax candles, it’s difficult to get supplies. You are definitely wrong! Gel Candle making Singapore supplies are readily available in department stores or hobby craft stores or you can buy them from online candle making supplies websites.
For starters, the wax used to make candles is diverse. Many waxes (like paraffin for example) are made containing petroleum products. In fact, most candles made these days are made with paraffin wax. The reason is it is cheaply available compared to other types of candle materials.
Gel Wax – Comes in different levels LP (low density), MP (medium density) and HP (high density) The denser the gel is, the more fragrance oil it will be able to hold and the longer it will take to melt.
When making a fragrance with oils you want to be creative and mix scents together to make something that is unique and beautiful. Almost all fragrances have three notes to them. They are as follows.
Since those days, I have learned much more about the candle making craft, and just how far you can let your imagination run when working with decorative candle. Now days there are so many more waxes on the market, each one offering their own special attributes…two of my personal favorites now, are soybean wax and beeswax. The possibilities are limitless, that is what my Grandmother taught me during that week of making candles when I was young, and I am realizing more and more as an adult, that my Grandmother was right.