Wax Candles

wax candle

Scented Candle

There is a trend that most households have scented candles to create a fragrant and relaxing atmosphere in their house. Someone may wonder how many types of candles or what kinds of candles that is suitable for their house. To answer these questions, this article will introduce wax candles and the types of wax candles for making a candle.

Types of Wax Candles

Wax candles are candle fuel that melts, vaporizes, and burns when lit, producing heat and light. Almost any oil can be turned into wax, making a lot of wax that can be used to make candles. Each type of candle wax has different properties; some can effectively give off the scent, while others burn slowly and produce a smokeless flame.

1. Paraffin wax

This type of candle is popular because it is cheap and easy to access. It is produced from crude oil and has no specific smell, so it can be made into any scent or color as desired. It can be shaped and commonly used to make scented candles in various styles and colors. However, the disadvantage that makes many people stop using this type of candle is that it causes soot and black smoke that may cause toxins to accumulate.

Paraffin wax

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2. Soy wax

Candles made from soybean oil are widely used because they are cheaper than other organic candles and are easily accessible. The advantage of candles made from soy wax is that they burn slowly, making them last longer compared to paraffin wax candles.

Soy wax

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3. Coconut wax

Candles made from coconut oil have a soft, clean white candle texture and a smooth and shiny surface. It is environmentally friendly and gives a more fragrant smell than soy wax.

Coconut wax


4. Beewax

It is a candle that has been used for the longest time and has a beneficial effect on health. In addition, beeswax has a naturally sweet aroma with no smoke and soot that can help purify the air.

Bees wax

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5. Jasmine rice wax

It’s a pure natural wax from jasmine rice oil with vitamin E skin-friendly. Moreover, candle tears can retain moisture in the skin to be massaged into the skin for relaxation. It has a gentle and rich aroma and burns slowly without soot, so it can be used and stored for a long time.

Jasmine rice wax

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6. Canola wax

It is a quite new wax for scented candles in Europe. Rapeseed is a yellow flowering plant from the cabbage family (Crucifers). The extracted oil from Rapeseed is Canola Oil. In addition to being environmentally friendly, rapeseed wax can spread scent well and burns slowly, so it can be used for a long time.

Canola wax


7. Palm wax

Palm wax is similar to soy wax and is an ideal replacement for chemical waxes such as paraffin in candle making. It is made from palm oil which is safe for health and environmentally friendly as it does not contain toxins like toluene and benzene. It burns cleanly, so it produces little smoke and candle tears. This type of wax does not smell like oil but has a gentle aroma of palm which helps to relax.

Palm wax


8. Palm wax

It is a wax from mixing White Oil with powdered resin, which is a polymer substance. Gel wax is transparent and flexible, allowing it to mix and blend with colors and scents. So, people often use it to make beautiful candles to imitate water or liquids.

Gel wax

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