How do you make scented wax cubes?
- Bring a saucepan of water to a simmer. Use the double boiler method.
- Melt the beeswax, coconut oil & candle dye. Give it a good stir.
- Add essential oil. Use any combination you like!
- Pour into moulds. An ice cube tray works wonders!
- Enjoy your wax melts! They smell so good!
How do you make wax melts step by step?
How to make wax melts
- Choose a fragrance recipe.
- Measure wax into the measuring glass.
- Melt wax in double boiler.
- Measure fragrance oil.
- Mix fragrance oil and color when the wax reaches 185°F/85°C.
- Pour into molds at approximately 160°F/71°C.
- Allow the melts to cure.
- Place melts in a warmer and enjoy!
Where do you put scented wax cubes?
You simply take your wax melt and place one or more in your warmer or melter. Then light your tea light or turn on your heat warmer if it is electric. When you are finished using them, you just turn off or remove the heat source and the wax will solidify until you are ready to use it again.
How do you get wax out of cubes?
Simply place your warmer in the freezer for ten to twenty minutes. The wax will become solid and shrink in this time, popping out of your wax-melter. All you need to do then is wipe the dish clean with a paper towel and you are ready to go again.
Why can’t I smell my wax melts?
When its humid, there is water molecules in the air which gives the scent something to “hang” on to. When its dry, the scents wont linger long because there’s nothing for them to attach themselves to. Put your heating temperature up a little; because odour molecules move much more slowly as the air temperature drops.
What’s the best wax for wax melts?
Soy wax is best for container candles and tealights, but it’s also popular for making wax melts and tarts.
Can you put perfume in wax melts?
Once your wax is melted and cooled to around 65°C you can add your chosen perfume inspired fragrance. Stir gently but thoroughly for a few minutes to ensure that the wax and fragrance bond together well, if not you may find that your candle sweats or leaches.
How much fragrance do you put in wax melts?
A common amount to use is 6% or 1oz per pound of wax. This can be adjusted up or down depending on the type of wax you’re using and personal preference.
Are scented wax cubes safe?
Practically non-toxic. 20-60% of this product is made up of legally defined hazardous ingredients and yet Proctor and Gamble consider this to be practically non-toxic. Paraffin wax is the largest and most common hazardous ingredient in wax cubes. When it is burned it decomposes and creates irritating fumes.
How do you get the best scent throw from wax melts?
Add fragrance oil at 185Fº and stir gently and thoroughly with the melted wax. This is the optimal temperature for the wax and fragrance to bind in order to provide the best scent throw. Let your candles cure before test burning them.
What to do with old scented wax cubes?
Also save the old wax from scented cubes you’ve already warmed and the ends of finished candles (remove any metal pieces on the bottom). When you’ve got a few on hand, melt the wax either in the warmer or microwave (on low) and carefully pour the melted wax back into the trays you’ve saved.
How big is a STRN scented wax cube?
STRN Scented Wax Melts 4×2.5oz, Natural Soy Wax Cube for Warmer Cubes/Tarts Ocean Breeze ，Fresh Linen，Bohemia Forest ，Winds in Summer … . . . Only 11 left in stock – order soon.
Do you put essential oil in wax cubes?
When you’ve got a few on hand, melt the wax either in the warmer or microwave (on low) and carefully pour the melted wax back into the trays you’ve saved. Add a drop or two of essential oil to each cube and place in the tray in the freezer to harden. Voila!
How to use scented wax melts, cubes, and tarts?
Turn on Your Warmer To begin using your scented wax melts, cubes, or tarts, you will first need to turn your wax warmer on. If you have an electric warmer, find a safe space to begin your warming process and plug the electric warmer into any electrical outlet.