Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Know Everything about Various Types of Wax Used for Candle Making

Candles are part of our lives since ages. From ancient times till date they have undergone a number of transformations (in terms of shape, style, manufacturing process etc.). From serving as a basic source of light to a medium  of home fragrance and decoration, candles have evolved in a whole new manner. A wide range of candles are available in the market, classified on the basis of difference in type of materials used in their preparation, price ranges, fragrance, burning time, colors, shapes etc.

But, the most important characterization of candles is done on the basis of wax from which it is made up of. Different types of candles are available in the market, but it is very difficult or nearly impossible to buy a perfect candle for a special occasion without knowing about the type of wax being used for making the candle. Here, we will let you know  some basic differences between various  kinds of waxes, so that next time it will be easy for you to choose the right product.

Candle waxes are broadly categorized into six different types. Some are considered toxic and some are non-toxic. So, let’s take a look at them one by one.

Paraffin Wax:

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Monday, 12 October 2015

How to Make Scented Candles?

Since ancient times the process of making candles has been part of our lives. Many of us are aware of the multipurpose use of candles as they are meant for either decoration purpose, for adding fragrance to your room or are at times used in case of emergency when there is an electricity cut.

Candles really make your atmosphere in the room warm and also lightens up the surroundings. A scented candle is an amazing thing as it provides a sweet aroma that actually rejuvenates your senses. These smelling candles can actually keep your room fresh and also simultaneously add warmth and light. You can also gift them to your loved ones as personalized gifts if you know their favorite fragrance and color.

They serve the dual purpose as they can be used for home decoration and also add fragrance to your room. Now the question is where to get them. You have two options, either buy them from a nearby store or try your hands in candle making process.

Do you find making of scented candles a tough thing to do? Not exactly it’s not that tough to make candles if you know the proper methodology to do it. As the making process of scented candles doesn’t take much time of yours.
It’s a simple process of blending together your favorite scent and color.

Firstly you need to make a list of the materials which you need to use in the making process of candles. Do purchase each and every item from the grocery store as things should always be readily available to avoid last minute chaos.

Let’s start one by one with the steps of making scented candles and also go through each image which can give you better clarity about the process.