Basic Steps To Making Dip Scented Candles


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Candles are great for aromatherapy.  It is used for weddings, lighting up the dark, birthday parties, aroma and more.  If you ever thought about making your own candles at home for personal use or business here are a few simple steps to start:

A.  paraffin wax, wick, and a double boiler to melt it in.

B.   wooden spoons, bowls, and a good quality thermometer.

C.  prepare your wax for hand dipped candles that same as you do for regular candles.

D.  heat until it reaches a temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit. (Careful not to burn yourself))

E.  Add color to wax;  and Add a small amount of scent the mix at this time if you desire.

Learning to make hand dipped candles can be tricky. Beginners should not start with hand dip candles.

F.  cut the wick for your candles, keeping it just a bit longer than the candle length you want.

G.  As many times as you dip the candles is what builds your candle in size and thickness.

H.  If you want different colors, you will be able to do so by simply having more than one color of wax ready to use.

I.  Shave the candles once it is cool enough to give it shape you want.

Get great ideas from sites such as Pinterest to start making your candles.


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