What is the best soy wax for container candles UK?
NatureWax C-3 is a 100% soy wax which is ideal for container candle applications, made from pure 100% soy beans and carefully selected botanical oils. It has a soft creamy appearance, a lovely smooth top with some potential to bloom (white frosting) when using dyes.
Can soy wax be used for containers?
Soy wax is best for container candles and tealights, but it’s also popular for making wax melts and tarts.
Is container wax same as soy wax?
Like paraffin, soy wax comes in a variety of blends and melting points, though the most common soy waxes are container candle blends. Many soy waxes are made from 100% soybean oil. Others are blended with other vegetable oils (like coconut) and waxes (like palm and beeswax).
Is C3 soy wax good for wax melts?
You can successfully use C-3 for wax melts if you’re careful with transportation.
How many 8oz candles will a pound of wax make?
two 14 oz candles
see more. This way you can see if this is something that you will enjoy doing. One pound of wax should make you two 14 oz candles with some wax left over.
What temperature should I pour soy wax UK?
between 58 and 62C
As we pour five candles at a time, we need 100ml of scent per pour. We then pour 1.5 litres into a jug and check the temperature, which needs to be between 58 and 62C. It’s a delicate process and if it’s too cold, we pour the wax back into the cooker and increase the temperature slightly.
Is soy wax or beeswax better for candles?
Soy candles tend to produce a white, cool toned flame (think of fluorescent lighting or the light emitted from your cell phone screen or TV at night). Beeswax candles emit a more natural light that is within the same spectrum of the sun. Therefore, beeswax flames tend to be warmer and brighter than soy candles.
Does soy wax hold fragrance well?
With natural ingredients/products in high demand, soy is familiar to the market and well sought out. While fragrance tends to be more subtle in a soy candle, it still holds scent well and produces less soot than other wax types.
What is soy wax made of?
The main benefit of soy wax is that it’s derived from soybean oil. It is a renewable, eco-friendly alternative to paraffin wax. Because natural waxes have little impact on our environment, finished candles made from this type of wax can be marketed as a natural product.
What is kerasoy container wax?
Kerasoy Container wax is a new and very easy to use blend of soy wax and other natural waxes. It provides excellent container adhesion, with minimal shrinkage, delivering an excellent finished appearance in clear glass.
How many boxes of soy wax can I order per customer?
Kerasoy Container Blend Soy Wax. Due to the current high demand for wax, we have had to limit sales to 3 * 20kg boxes per customer so if you order more we will refund you for the balance. We hope you understand that we want to be fair to all of our customers to ensure that everyone can keep crafting throughout these difficult times.
What is the best way to cool my soy wax?
Also, allow the wax to cool slowly. If you are making pillar candles please see our other listing for ‘Pillar Blend’ soy wax, or we also have excellent value paraffin wax, both container and pillar blends. TIP: after the wax has completely melted, we recommend that you reduce the heat so it cools to 50-70°C.