Crafts-Hobbies Vivian | 25 Nov 2010 02:52 pm

Experience Different Flavors With Different Type of Wax

Candle making is an amazing and enjoyable art that gives a great pleasure especially to those who adopted it as a passion. It involves various hues, tints, shades and glitters that give glamour to the end product. Candles are used for different purposes. However, it is extensively used as d閏or item. Wax is an essential component in its making. There are various types of wax available in this regard. Bees wax is the most used item. Some other types are also available in the market that are described here.

Palm wax is also used for candle making. This wax most often comes from those countries that produce palm oil like Indonesia and Malaysia. It’s a non edible item and it also burns longer as compared to paraffin. This is a natural wax as well.

Another natural type that is also gaining popularity is soy wax. So, why this wax is gaining popularity in this art? Actually the main reason behind is that it is easy to handle and measure. Moreover, it’s also available in affordable price as compared to beeswax and palm wax. It’s also very easy to clean if spills while you are working with it. You just need warm water and form for this purpose.

Soy wax is produced with the help of Soya bean oil. Major manufacturers of this wax include Asian countries, Argentina, Brazil and United States.

Next to it is Bay berry wax which is also natural and produced by bay berry fruit’s outer covering. However, some varieties of this fruit help in this regard. Not all varieties help to produce wax. Gel wax is another option to produce candles. It’s a jelly like clear substance. You can add various fragrances and glitters in these candles.

Nowadays this wax is largely used to produce d閏or items. Probably, paraffin wax is the most widely used option in candle making. It is also a good option for beginners because it is cheap and affordable choice. So, the basic techniques of candle making are same. However each and every wax produces a different effect. So, you can achieve various flavors with the help of various waxes available.

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