Materials for making scented candles

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How to make aromatic candles

Do you want to learn how to make aromatic candles? You've come to the right place. Here you will discover everything you need to know. You will see that the step by step is very basic and the results amazing. Once you have them ready, you just have to turn them on and relax in a warm and calm environment. A pleasure for the senses!

Normally scented candles are made in a glass or any other container. The reason? They carry a high percentage of essence, so the wax becomes softer, is less consistent and melts easily. So to make them at home we see that we can not miss a good container.

One of the great advantages of betting on making aromatic candles is you can choose the aroma. In this way you can enhance calm, positive energies or reduce stress. It all depends on the fragrance you choose! In the online store of Gran Velada you will find more than 300 aromatic essences and essential oils to perfume your homemade candles. Which one do you choose?

To make this type of candles it is recommended to use GV-35 wax. Its composition means that there are no stains or air bubbles. In addition, it admits a lot of aroma. That's why it's perfect for scented candles. In fact, if you use the GV-503 perfume fixative you can add up to 10% aromatic essence.

As for the wick, our advice is to opt for the waxed wick because it is very comfortable to use. The most important thing in this case is to choose the right size taking into account the diameter of the container.

How to make homemade scented candles

How to make homemade scented candles? To begin with, melt the wax in a saucepan over low heat together with the additive GV-503. To the melted wax you can add 10% aromatic essence. For example, if you are going to use 100 grams of GV-35 wax you can add up to 10 grams of essence.

You can also incorporate a few drops of liquid dye. This is totally optional, but the truth is that they are much more colorful with a touch of color. A matter of taste! It is one of the pros of making scented candles at home: you decide what to add and what not.

Stir well so that all the ingredients are integrated and filled the chosen container. Now all wait for the candle to cool. It is important to avoid drafts so that there are no stains and remember that the container should not be very cold.

When the top layer begins to solidify, it is time to place the wick in the center. Wait for it to cool. It will only be left to decorate them and you will have your aromatic candles ready to enjoy.

Why is it easy to make scented candles? Now it only remains that you dare to make them at home. They can also become an extra source of income if you sell them in markets or fairs. If you are passionate about craftsmanship, you will love candles.

If you want more information you can download our free manual of making candles. It will be of great help to you to get started in this world! In addition, in you have at your disposal step-by-step tutorials that you can easily put into practice.

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