Aussie Candle Supplies

How to make, melt and pour soap

How to make, melt and pour soap

Posted on Jun 15, 2015

There’s something truly indulgent about making a product in the home, for the home. I think it’s knowing how much care you put in to creating it that makes it all the more special to use. Soap making is one of my favourites because it offers an alternative to what we often find in the supermarket. Not to mention you get to have fun while playing around with different scents, which can be hard to come by in the commercial market. For the absolu...

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How to make lip balm

How to make lip balm

Posted on Jun 14, 2015

Living in Australia comes with the blessing of great weather year-round, which means more time spent in the backyard and at the beach. Sounds like heaven, right? It really is, however the additional exposure to the sun and UV rays means we should be extra vigilant about looking after our skin and lips. Dry, chapped lips are not uncommon in this part of the world if you don’t take care of them. There are so many lip balm products on the market ...

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How to make aroma bead diffusers

How to make aroma bead diffusers

Posted on Jun 14, 2015

Materials Needed Aroma Beads (around 455gms) Candle Dye Candle fragrance or essential oil (20-30%) Zip lock bag Aroma Jar Directions Start off with 20% fragrance (based on the weight of your beads), and place in the zip lock bag with your beads. (LESS IS BEST when starting out.) You can always add more oil but you can’t take it away. If you use too much oil it will not soak into the beads and you will have to add additional beads. You can alwa...

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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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How to make a tart/clam shell melt

How to make a tart/clam shell melt

Posted on Jun 14, 2015

A perfect place for newbies to begin their venture in to the world of candle making, clamshell melts (or tart melts) are one of the easiest candles to make. However, from the outset I should clarify that these are technically not candles. Rather, they are the wickless variety that you can simply pop in to the top of an oil burner. Moulds for these beauties come in a range of shapes and sizes, while fragrance and colour make these the must-have...

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