Let’s Make Candles

For centuries since the beginning of time, candles have been used for gatherings, religious ceremonies, holiday preparations and aesthetic decorations. Candles come in different colors, shapes and scents. Candle making is part of aromatherapy. There are so many variety of candle waxes :

  • Paraffin Wax. Paraffin wax, also known as straight wax,
  • Soy Wax 
  • Palm Wax.
  • Beeswax a
  • Granulated Wax
  • Gel Candle Wax

Making candles is easy. In an article published by House Beautiful, it provides a step by step guideline in how to make candles. Candles are nice gifts for the holidays and great centerpieces for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Here are the materials you will need and are available at your nearest craft stores. Read the link on how to make candles.

Materials:

  • Tin kettle
  • Pot
  • Thermometer
  • Wax chips (soy or paraffin)
  • Essential oil
  • Wicks
  • Wick clip
  • Color blocks
  • Glue
  • Heat-resistant jar

St. Michael Essential Oil Blends are ready mixed oils that can be used for candle making.

Uplifting Blend

  • Lavender 
  • Frankincense- 
  • Myrrh
  • Sandalwood
  • Rosewood

Happy Mood

  • Ylang Ylang
  • Sweet Orange 
  • Rose 
  • Sandalwood 

Citrus Delight

  • Sweet Orange 
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Bergamot