How much fragrance oil to add to soy wax?

You Will Need

Soy wax flakes (100g)
Saucepan, Or you can use a microwave
Heatproof glass bowl, Or you can use a microwave
Pipette ( (optional)), For adding the oil
Silicone mould, An ice cube tray works too
Wooden stick or spoon ( (for stirring))
Fragrance or Essential oil ( 10g – to add scent)
Eco soy dye (1g to add colour)

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1 oz (by weight) fragrance oil to 1 pound (16 oz also by weight) is the most common rule of thumb for our fragrance oils in soy wax. The wax, when brought to the proper temperature, will hold 10% fragrance load, but you will run into more wicking issues if you go over 7%.

So, here is a detailed answer to your query. As a rule of thumb, you need 1 oz fragrance oil in 1 pound of soy wax. Technically, it is 6.25% of the fragrance load.

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.

How much fragrance is in a pound of wax?

The wax, when brought to the proper temperature, will hold 10% fragrance load, but you will run into more wicking issues if you go over 7%. 1 oz fragrance oil in a pound of wax is; 1 (oil oz) divided by 16 (wax lb) = .0625 or 6.25% fragrance load.

How much fragrance do I need for a 16 oz container?

For a 7% fragrance load; multiple 16 oz (wax lb) x 7%, you’ll need to use 1.12 oz of fragrance.

One of the next things we wondered was: 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,.

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.

How many drops of dye can you put on wax?

The maximum amount is 30 drops per pound of wax (or a maximum of 0.2% dye load). Using more dye will likely clog your wick. Remember, that is the maximum you can use. Use the least amount of dye to achieve the colors you want. For large batches you can pour and weigh your dye instead of using a dropper.