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Preventing Frosting on Wax Melts

Preventing Frosting on Wax Melts I’m feeling pretty pleased with myself at the moment having finally found a way to prevent frosting on my soy melts. Being new to candle making I watched several tutorials on YouTube and read up on Soy Wax. I followed advice and instructions from quite

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Soy vs Paraffin

Soy vs Paraffin Myths & Facts “The ultimate candle wax debate. Soy wax vs paraffin wax”. “Let’s talk about the myths and reveal what is fact or fiction about these two particular waxes. I use several wax types, so this video is not about my opinions or bias on each

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Coconut Wax Vs. Other Types of Wax

Coconut Wax vs Other Waxes Coconut wax is a brighter white than other waxes. If you’re into colourful candles, it’s natural colour means that you can easily dye the wax in a variety of  colours.  Made from a sustainable, easily renewable crop it works well with essential oils and fragrance

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Soap Frosting

Soap Frosting I love decorating my soaps but at the beginning, I found it really difficult to find a recipe for frosting that (a) wouldn’t set before I’d finished piping, or (b) wasn’t temperamental when it came to temperature.  But now I think I’ve finally cracked it. Start cold!  This

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Fluid Hot Process Soap Making

Fluid Hot Process Soap Method When I began making hot process soap I would follow the familiar crock pot method. Putting the oils into the crockpot and heating them before adding the lye and bringing to trace before putting on the lid and waiting while it did its thing. A

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