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Candle Wax: Release & Additives

 

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Mold Releasant Powder

Mold releasant powder assures an easy release of any candle from any mold. For metal molds, use 1/2 teaspoon per pound of wax. For plastic or rubber molds, use 1 teaspoon per pound of wax. Mold releasant will not affect most colors or fragrances.


F157 $8.50
Mold Releasant Powder 1/2-lb
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F158 $16.25
Mold Releasant Powder 1 lb
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Stearic Acid (aka stearine)

Stearic Acid (or stearin) raises the melting point of the wax mixture, making the candle harder and more durable. The standard mixture is 10% stearic acid to 90% wax by weight. In lower proportions, stearic acid can create a snowflake or mottled effect. Higher proportions make the wax more opaque, with brighter colors.
Candles made with this mix will burn longer with less drip and less sagging. These effects will increase as you increase more stearic acid.

When mixed with stearic acid, paraffin will also slightly shrink away from candle molds as it cools, making the candle easier to remove. However, Stearic acid should not be used with rubber or latex molds.

Sold in pounds 1/2 pound Buy 1 - 4 lbs ... Buy 5+ lbs ...
SA67 $2.95 ea $4.90 ea $3.50 ea

SA67 $2.95
Stearic Acid 1/2-pound
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SA67
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Vybar 103 (aka Polyboost 165)

Vybar 103 is a wax additive primarily intended for use with freestanding candles. Add .5 to 2% to your wax by weight, or 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon per pound. Vybar helps eliminate wax bubbles and mottling, and it helps with uniform dye dispersion (for even color) and a reduced number of surface flaws.

For all that, though, Vybar's primary purpose is fragrance retention. Because of its chemical composition, paraffin only allows for a limited amount of additional oil (scent). The classic proportion is 1/2 ounce (just over 14 grams) per pound (454 grams) of wax. "Double-scented" or "triple-scented" candles carry one ounce (28.35 grams) or 1.5 ounces (42.53 grams) of scent, respectively. Carrying that additional amount almost certainly means that the candle has been treated with additives, most likely Vybar.

In this case "a little is good" does not necessarily translate to "a lot is better!" With too much Vybar, the scent can become so tightly bound to the paraffin that the scent will be literally imprisoned within the wax and neutralized.

Vybar works best with wax that melts at 130°F or higher, among our products, it's primarily used with AR143 paraffin.

AP103 $8.95
Vybar 103 Additive (1 lb)
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Scent & Dye Chips

Once your wax has reached the proper temperature in the double boiler (175-185F for most pillars), add your fragrance and dyes to the wax and mix well using an old stick or wood spoon. Always add the scent first and then the color chips. Use 1-2oz of Scent per 16oz of Soy Wax and 1oz per 16oz of paraffin. Use 1-7 dye chips per 500gms of wax. Do not exceed 8 chips to avoid clogging the wick and affecting the burn of the candle.

** Candle scents are available in 4oz and/or 8oz sizes ...
please call to special order.

Click here for a PDF with complete Instructions.

Candle & Soap Scents

CS51 • $4.45
Baby Powder
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS24 • $4.45
Banana Blast
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS44 • $4.45
Brandied Pear
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS13 • $4.45
Bubblegum
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS58 • $4.45
Cedarwood Amber
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS71 • $4.45
Cherry Blossom
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS15 • $4.45
Chocolate Craving
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS16 • $4.45
Chocolate Mint
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS59 • $4.45
Christmas Tree
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
** 8oz available by special order
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CS45 • $4.45
Cinnamon
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
** 4oz & 8oz available by special order
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CS60 • $4.45
Cool Rain
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS25 • $4.45
Cranberry
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS7 • $4.45
Cranberry Citrus
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS36 • $4.45
Dewberry
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS68 • $4.45
Easter Lily
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS61 • $4.45
Eucalyptus
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS27 • $4.45
Fresh Green Pear
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS52 • $4.45
Fresh Linen
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS37 • $4.45
Gardenia
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
** 8oz available by special order
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CS10 • $4.45
Glacier Mist
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS19 • $4.45
Hazelnut Cappuccino
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS38 • $4.45
Hollyberry
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS26 • $4.45
Honey Dew Melon
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS20 • $4.45
Hot Buttered Popcorn
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS64 • $4.45
Juniper Jubilee
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS70 • $4.45
Kiwi Blast
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS39 • $4.45
Lavender
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
** 4oz & 8oz available by special order
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CS53 • $4.45
Leather
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
** 8oz available by special order
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CS40 • $4.45
Lilac
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS28 • $4.45
Mango
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS29 • $4.45
McIntosh Apple
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS65 • $4.45
Ocean Breeze
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS21 • $4.45
Orange Dream
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
** 8oz available by special order
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CS31 • $4.45
Peach Fuzz
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS22 • $4.45
Peppermint Fizz
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS9 • $4.45
Peppermint Vanilla Swirl
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
** 8oz available by special order
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CS23 • $4.45
Pina Colada
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS32 • $4.45
Pineapple
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS55 • $4.45
Pumpkin Pie
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS41 • $4.45
Rain Forest Orchid
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS33 • $4.45
Raspberry Sparkle
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS34 • $4.45
Red Apple
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS56 • $4.45
Relaxation
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS42 • $4.45
Rose
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS66 • $4.45
Sandalwood
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
** 4oz & 8oz available by special order
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CS67 • $4.45
Spa Infusion
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS35 • $4.45
Spiced Plum
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS46 • $4.45
Strawberry
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS43 • $4.45
Sweet Pea
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS12 $4.45
Thai Ginger & Lemongrass
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
** 8oz available by special order
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CS57 • $4.45
Vanilla
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
** 4oz & 8oz available by special order
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CS48 $4.45
Very Berry
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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CS49 $4.45
Watermelon
1oz Candle & Soap Scent
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Candle Color Chips

L111 $1.70
Assorted Colors
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L111A $1.70
Black
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L111B $1.70
Blue
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L111C $1.70
Brown
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L111D $1.70
Gold
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L111F $1.70
Orange
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L111G $1.70
Fuchsia
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L111H $1.70
Purple
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L111J $1.70
Red
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L111K $1.70
Turquoise
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L111L $1.70
Yellow
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L111M $1.70
Cranberry
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L111N $1.70
Avocado
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L111P $1.70
Christmas Green
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L111S $1.70
Ivory
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L111T $1.70
Lavender
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L112U $1.70
Rust
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L111V $1.70
Apricot
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L111X $1.70
Aquamarine
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L111Z $1.70
Bayberry
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L112 $1.70
White
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L112B $1.70
Burgundy
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L112C $1.70
Butterscotch
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L112D $1.70
Cerise
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L112F $1.70
Colonial Blue
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L112H $1.70
Gray
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L112I $1.70
Lime Green
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L112J $1.70
Maple
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L112K $1.70
Mauve
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L112L $1.70
Orchid
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L112M $1.70
Peach
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L112N $1.70
Salmon
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L112O $1.70
Sky Blue
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L112P $1.70
Teal
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L112Q $1.70
Pale Pink
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L112S $1.70
Cinnamon
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L112T $1.70
Hunter Green
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L112U $1.70
Maize
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L112V $1.70
Ruby Red
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L112W $1.70
Sage Green
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L112X $1.70
Magenta
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L112Y $1.70
Saturn Yellow
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L112Z $1.70
Shocking Pink
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L113A $1.70
Mahogany
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L113B $1.70
Melon
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L113C $1.70
Navy
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L113D $1.70
Sand
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L113E $1.70
Smoke
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