When it comes to homemade gifts or room decor, there’s nothing better than personalized DIY fragrant candles that can deliver an all-new look to your room or your partner. If you fancy getting crafty, here’s our beginner’s guide to making aromatherapy candles.
Above all, you need to prepare these materials and tools: beeswax, candle wick, glue, aromatic essential oil, candle flask, thermometer, small sticks, metal cans.
1.Make wax-base. Buy some beeswax online and cut them into small pieces to make it easier to melt. Place the wax fragments into a small flask and place in a container filled with water. Just like forming a double melting device and heat the water to. It’s better to use a special container so you don’t have to worry about cleaning it up.
2.Preparing your containers .Cleaning the container is the first step, then glue the candle wick to the bottom of the container. The remaining wick is wrapped around the stick, and then it is supported by two cups as shown in the picture. Place a piece of wax paper under the prepared container and place it on a heat resistant board (such as cutting board).
3.Pouring your wax. When the candle is melted, pour into the prepared container carefully without burn yourself. As well as don’t overfill, leaving a little space on top makes it look better. Finally, cool the candle thoroughly, then cut off the excess wick and use it when necessary.
Of course, in first step of melting the wax oil ,you can add a little oil essential and dried flowers, so there are light faint scent when the candle was lit, You can decide the size, color and shape of candles according to your own preferences. Is it simple? Move up and do one!