Nut House Candle Co. Blog Posts — Candle Wax

Candle Making: Trial & Error

Candle Wax Candle-Making

Essentially, only three things are needed to make a basic candle: a jar, a wick, and wax. If you want, you can add two other commonly used materials into the mix: fragrance oil and color wax dye.  Only needing 3-5 materials makes it seem simple, right? Well, it's really not as easy as it sounds.  In addition to the materials mentioned above, you also need some basic equipment to create your finished product: a pot, double boiler, thermometer, and ideally, something to keep the wicks centered once the melted wax has been poured into the jar. On top of all...

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Candle Making: Soy Wax Alternatives

Beeswax Candle Wax Coconut Wax Paraffin Wax

Find out more about the various types of wax used to make candles, including paraffin, beeswax, and coconut wax.

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