Good scent throw is an indication of a well-crafted scented candle, whether it is cold or not. Cold scent throws are what the candle smells like when it is unlit and the wax is still solid at room temperature. The release of the fragrance once the candle is lit is the hot scent throw.
Cold and hot scent throws mainly differ in strength, as fragrances become enhanced as the candle burns. There are a number of factors that affect the intensity of a fragrance, like the strength of the fragrance oil and its flashpoint (temperature at which it evaporates). Additionally, the type of wax used can also influence scent throw. Natural waxes, like soy wax, usually have better scent throws.
Coloring your wax base does more than just make your soy candles look better. It’s a lot of fun seeing what colors you can create.
After all, you are not just restricted to doing one color. You can do layers of colored wax, drop in colored pieces to create unique patterns, and even mix several colored waxes together to form a marble design!
When you think of making your own soy candles, heating colorful wax in a pot and pouring it into a nice-looking jar is often an image that comes to mind. However, you’re not restricted to experimenting with wax colors and jelly jar types. You can use different molds too!
- Hearts & Crafts Soy Wax 10 lb. Bag (Qty: 1)
- Wick Bar (Qty: 2)
- 8 Inch Glass Thermometer 1 pc Thermometer (Qty: 1)
- Small Pouring Pitcher 1 pc Pitcher (Qty: 1)
- 6″ Wicks 100 pc Bag (Qty: 1)
- 8 oz. Jar (Qty: 2)
- Hearts & Crafts Wax Dyes (Qty: 1 Box)
- Scented Oil or Fragrances