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Trimming Your Wick

Trimming Your Wick

Posted on Jul 08, 2021

There are two main reasons for trimming your wick. The first is safety and the second is efficiency . Carbon balls are a result of several factors and with a lot of testing and patience they can be virtually eliminated. 

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Candle Making - Where to start

Candle Making - Where to start

Posted on May 01, 2019

The best place to start if you want to make soy candles is with a candle making kit . We’ve done a lot of the work for you already and given you the basics to start you off to get your confidence up. JARS If you want to start out on your own then start with a jar. Once you have chosen a size and shape of jar, we tell you some information about that jar including what wick size to start with.  This recommendation gives you a starting place to t...

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How to make a palm pillar candle

How to make a palm pillar candle

Posted on Aug 13, 2016

At Aussie Candles we are dedicated to offering the best products at the best prices, BUT NOT at the expense of any living creature or the environment. We have sourced and partnered with a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil. This organization was founded by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and heads of government and industry involved in palm cultivation. The RSPO was founded to develop and define best practices for sustainabl...

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How to work out fragrance load when making candles

How to work out fragrance load when making candles

Posted on Jun 15, 2015

Although it seems a little confusing at first it is quite easy to do. Determine what percentage of fragance you want to start with, between 6-10% of fragrance oil is best.  If using essential oils use a maximum of 6-7%.  Put this figure in the first blank box. Next measure out how much wax you are going to use for your candles.  (It doesn’t matter if you have a little left over, they make perfect tealights.  Always better to be slightly over t...

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How to make a paraffin pillar candle

How to make a paraffin pillar candle

Posted on Jun 14, 2015

It’s hard to walk past any gift store these days without seeing the word “soy” on the label of most candles. Which is great, we love soy candles, they are our most popular product by far! But there is a LOT to be said for good ol’ paraffin candles too. Want to know the real benefits of paraffin wax? Here’s a quick list I’ve put together for you: You can make pretty much any type of candle with paraffin wax Get creative and fill jars, glasses, ...

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