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Tips for Candle Making

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Safety Tips for Burning Candles

As the days get shorter and the mercury drops, more and more people choose candles to bring those cozy vibes of autumn into their homes and work spaces…and then transitioning into the woodsy spruces and all the aromas of the holidays and long winter months. According to the National Candle Association, about 35% of...

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Candle in a hex jar with black lid and words A Candle Maker's Troubleshooting Guide.

Soy Wax Troubleshooting Guide

While candle making may appear to be a relatively easy project, any experienced candle maker will quickly admit that it takes significant commitment of time and resources to produce a quality candle. In our soy wax troubleshooting guide, we provide some helpful tips for candle makers when working with vegetable-based waxes like soy. Whether...

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How to Get Smooth Tops on your Candles

Everyone wants to get smooth tops on their candles. Rough surfaces, while mostly cosmetic and shouldn’t impact the performance of the candle, are not the aesthetic outcome most candle-makers are striving to achieve. This phenomena is especially common when making soy candles. Here, we explain factors that can cause uneven surfaces and tips on...

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What are the Benefits of Wax Melts?

If you’re on the fence about the role of wax melts, this post is for you! We address several benefits of wax melts and why you may wish to add them to your candle line. They are aromatic Wax Melts absorb heat more slowly and are able to release the aroma(s) without burning or...

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8 Tips for Shipping Candles in the Summer

As temperatures rise, it becomes more difficult to get candles; especially soy and coconut-based candles; to your customers safely. We share 8 tips for shipping candles in the summer heat that may help you keep your customers happy. While there’s not a reasonable way to guarantee that candles arrive the way you want them...

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FAQ on Volume for Food/Beverage and Candle/Bath/Body Products

There are several FAQ about volume on food/beverage and candle/bath/body products. What is volume? What is overflow volume? How do I determine the volume of my product? Why does my jar hold a volume different than what it is called? Which volume do I include on my label? Read on to get insight on...

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