Our candle making workshops are always so popular - so we’re sharing some tips with you on how to make them at home!
Small measuring cup for fragrance oil
Container of choice (Jelly Mason Jar)
Fragrance oil of choice from:
The Flaming Candle (based in Georgia)
Mixing spoon/ wooden stirrer
Melt soy wax using the double boiler method or in the microwave using short heating increments (5 minutes) to not burn the wax (do not reach higher than 200°F).
Pour melted soy wax into the candle wax pouring pitcher or directly into the mason jar for mixing (or any other glass jar).
In a small glass measuring cup, pour fragrance oil (1 ounce per 16 ounce of melted soy wax; 0.5 ounce for 8 ounce melted soy wax). If using a plastic cup for fragrance oil, be sure to not let fragrance oil sit in plastic for too long because it will melt.
When the melted soy wax reaches 180°F, mix in the fragrance oil for approximately 2 minutes.
While the melted soy wax cools, get the candle jar ready by sticking the wick to the center of the jar using a wick sticker.
When the melted soy wax reaches 135°F to 125°F, pour it into the candle jar with the wick.
Center the wick using a center tool or stirrer.
Once the candle sets completely, cut the wick to 1/4”.
Close jar and let the candle sit for approximately 2 weeks before burning it to give it curing time.
*Blog post from Marvi Beauty