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How To Make Chocolate Bath Bombs

How To Make Chocolate Bath Bombs

Posted on Apr 03, 2017

 Bath bombs are so easy to make and the variations are endless. In time for Easter we have made some delectable chocolate bath bombs with sweet almond oil. They smell amazing and contain beneficial salts for a relaxing and wonderful smelling bath time.

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What makes a candle throw?

What makes a candle throw?

Posted on Feb 22, 2017

This is always an interesting question and there are many “theories” floating around the industry on this topic. At first glance, everyone looks at the wick for the answer, because that is the most apparent source for the heating and the melting of the wax; to me it starts way before that. A candle is a system and, like most systems, is made of many parts. In this case wax, wick, dye, fragrance, container and/or shape. To me, hot throw is prim...

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How to make a soy candle

How to make a soy candle

Posted on Sep 29, 2016

How Easy is Soy Candle Making? Well!!! That depends on your desired outcome. If you wish to make candles for yourself to burn at home then candle making is dead easy and great fun. If however you wish to set up a business and sell your candles then it becomes more difficult. Before you even entertain the thought of setting up a business ask yourself are you prepared for all the hard work ahead! Yes! It is hard work and if you’re out to make a ...

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How to make a massage candle

How to make a massage candle

Posted on Sep 20, 2016

There’s nothing quite like a candle massage to soothe tired and sore muscles, and the beautiful scent they throw is an added bonus. It’s not uncommon to pay in to the hundreds for a candle massage at beauty and health spas, so we thought why not save the pocket money and enlist a willing significant other and make our own candle to do the trick! Because of its low melt point, soy wax is most commonly used for massage candle making – and it’s s...

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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 make egg shell tealights

How to make egg shell tealights

Posted on Jun 08, 2016

Materials • Sewing needle • Eggs • Vinegar • Food colouring • Empty egg carton • Double boiler or two pots • GW 464 • Dye blocks • Tealight wicks • Plastic jug Instructions Step 1 Make a hole in the top of each egg with the needle; enlarge the holes, and pour out the contents. Cut the shells to one-third of the way down and clean the shells with the vinegar to remove any excess egg. Step 2 Dye shells with food colouring (follow the directions ...

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Instructions for your beginners candle making kit

Instructions for your beginners candle making kit

Posted on Mar 11, 2016

Welcome to Candle making , have fun. Your beginners candle making kit contains: 8 x 142gm Apothecary jar 10 x 142gm clear honey pot 1 x Thermometer 18 x cdn 8 wicks 6 x 25ml Fragrances (your choice) 4 x Assorted dye blocks (your choice) 1 x Golden Brands 464 container soy 2kg 18 x Small warning labels 18 x Aussie Stickums 5 x wick holders The above items plus some basic kitchen scales and a pot to melt your wax in are all you need to get start...

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Instructions for your large candle making kit

Instructions for your large candle making kit

Posted on Feb 15, 2016

The following instructions can be applied to any jar or tea light you want to use. To start using your candle kit decide what you want to make first and place the jar or tea light on a clean surface protected from spillages. To begin the instructions we will start with a medium Monaco jar. […]

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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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