You can add your fragrance oil when your soy wax has fully melted and is around 170 °F (77 °C). At this point the soy wax will be transparent with no evidence of soy wax flakes floating around, you can now remove from the heat source and begin to add the fragrance oil. But there’s much more to it than that.
When to add fragrance to soy wax?
If you’re working with soy wax, you should add your fragrance when the wax reaches 50 to 60 °F above the melting point of the wax. So, if you’re using a soy wax that melts at 125 °F, heat it up to around 175 °F to 185 °F before you add the fragrance. This will also mean the wax is at a good pouring and storing temperature too.
The set comprises of 6 fragrances: Harvest Spice, Cinnamon, Coffee Cake, Pumpkin Pie, Ginger Bread, and Apple Cider. Six warm and premium fragrant oils. Highly concentrated and enhanced formulations. Can be used for soy candles, soap bases, haircare, and body care formulations. Smells great and works perfectly in a diffuser, and more items.
Use the recommended percentage of fragrance oil for the type of wax you’re using. Be sure to weigh your fragrance oils on a scale, not measure in a cup or spoon. Add fragrance oil at 185Fº and stir gently and thoroughly with the melted wax. Let your candles cure before test burning them.
What is the difference between soy and paraffin wax?
Discovered in 1991 as an alternative to paraffin wax. Natural, renewable, non-toxic and biodegradable. Hydrogenated form of soybean oilAvailable in flake form and has an off-white appearance. Has a lower melting point than paraffin. Commercial soy wax blends tend to be softer than paraffin and will melt in warm weather, and more items.
What does the maximum fragrance load or fragrance?
The maximum amount of fragrance oil recommended is listed in the Properties section of each type of wax. For example, Golden Brands 464 Soy Wax has a maximum fragrance load of 10% or 1.6 ounces per pound of wax. As each type of wax has different maximum fragrance load percentages,.