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Let's Make Candles is dedicated to helping you:

 

Learn about candle making
Discover ways to sell and market candles
Find interesting and fun candle projects

 

 
 
 
  Candle Making Information and Instruction     Marketing and
Selling Your Candles
 

Soy Wax
Using beeswax
Candle making basics
Candle making vocabulary
Candle making safety
What's new in candle making
Importance of temperature
Mold techniques
Polycarbonate molds
Choosing colors
All about waxes
Wax 101
Blended versus non-blended waxes
Palm Wax
Natural wax
Whipped wax
All about wicks
Protecting your candles from the sun
Using UV absorbers
Making a chunk candle
Making double pour candles
Making white candles white
Making crackled candles
Selecting the proper sustaining base



 

Market Trends
Selling and marketing candles (part 1)
Selling and marketing candles (part 2)
Selling and marketing candles (part 3)
Selling and marketing candles (revisited)
The new candle market
Marketing candles in untraditional markets
Determining your product line
Adding labels to your candles
Establishing burn time
Accessorizing your manufacturing
Marketing natural wax and paraffin candles

   
 
 
 
  Fun Candle
Making Projects
    Frequently Asked Candle Making Questions
 

Soy Wax Candles
Taper Candles Using Polyurethane Molds
What to do with extra wax
Layering natural wax
Grubby candles
Wax art crystals
Tealights
Pouring a pillar with pins
Adding finishing touches
Unique candles
Dipping candles
Using aluminum molds
Beeswax candle sheets
Natural lemons
Making F wax candles
Working with natural F wax & 3-wick molds
Holiday ornaments
Snowball candle
Frozen icicles
Easter egg candles
Easter egg chunk candles
Wax art
Making streak candles

 

How do I get started in candle making?
Are there any good candle making books?
How do I select a wick?
What is "neck height" on wick assemblies?
How do I wick a polyurethane mold?
What type of wax melter should I use?
What is the best wax to use for containers?
What is granulated wax?
Do I need instructions on my candles?
Is there an easier way to make votives?
How can I increase votive burn time?
What is the best candle pouring temperature?
What are essential oils?
How do I know which gel to use?
What causes clouding when I pour gels?
Are additives needed to make wax mottle?
Can I get mottling without the candle sweating?
How do I reduce air bubbles?
How much fragrance should I use?
How much fragrance can be added to gel candles?
What causes my candles to fade?
When I pour my soy wax I get a crusting on top of my candle or it looks like my color bleeds why is this happening?

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