Aromatherapy scented candles are candles that have been incorporated with scents to help with various functions in the home or any other area. These candles actually come in various forms and designs that are sold and bought according to the likes and references of the buyers. Some people make their own aromatherapy scented candle because they want to be sure of the quality of their candles and sometimes because candle making has become their hobby. Wholesale aromatherapy candle supplies are available in specialty stores.
One thing that should be considered when making an aromatherapy scented candle is to choose essences or scents that can deal with the heat when the candle is burned. Not all kinds of scents and aromas can be burned efficiently and using the wrong kind can create problems in the long run. The right kind of materials will help to make the aromatherapy scented candle making effort a success.
Steps To Candle Making
Once you have decide don the wax to be used for the aromatherapy scented candle, it is basically easy to o ahead with the project. Choosing the scent of the aromatherapy scented candle should also be based on whether it is compatible with the kind of wax you already have.
Prepare the wick in the candle mold. The length of the wick for the aromatherapy scented candle should correspond to the length of the mold. Make sure that the wick is placed in the center of the mold. Place the allotted wax in a double boiler to start melting it. When the wax is completely in liquid form and the recommended temperature is reached, the colored chips or dyes can then be added to the liquefied wax. Mix well and thoroughly with a wooden stick for even coloring.
When you are satisfied with the coloring of your aromatherapy scented candle, it is time to put in the scent or fragrance. Fragrances made especially for aromatherapy scented candles are better for these. One ounce of fragrance is usually used for one pound of wax but more or less can be used, although, more is not recommended due to possible inefficient burning of the essences. The temperature when the fragrance is added should not exceed 165 degrees. Pour the melted wax into the molds and keep some for second pouring.
Let the candle mold cool. You can expect to see a depression or sink hole, usually around the wick. Reheat the leftover wax hotter than the previous melting temperature and pour a little over the initial rim of the aromatherapy scented candle.