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    Update of BS EN 15494: Candles - Product safety labels

    Introduction Many of you will know that CEN have been working on agreeing updates to the three main european candle standards for a couple of years now, including EN 15494 (Safety Labels).  Well th...

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    EcoSystem RCX - Getting Started

    RCX Video This article is an introduction to using EcoSystem RCX Rapeseed and Coconut wax. Below you will find a short (5 minute) video giving some tips on how to get the best out of the RCX blend...

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    Wax & Fragrance Mass Calculator

    This online calculator works out the mass of wax and fragrance required for a single candle and a batch of candles.  It calculates fragrance relative to the overall fill mass of the vessel. To lear...

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    Mass vs. Volume - which to use?

    We often get asked "how many millilitres of oil should I add to my wax".   When making candles, it is best to use weight/mass.  In Europe, this is measured in grams and kilograms, whereas in the US...

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    Breeze Candles

    Breeze Candles is owned and operated by entrepreneur Dominque Newburn, who started making candles just 3 years ago and is now the biggest candle maker on the Isle of Man. Dominique kindly agreed t...

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    The White Candle Company

    Jo Kendrick launched The White Candle Company at the end of 2013, after attending a candle making workshop in the summer. 6 years later, Jo now offers her own candle making workshops and has done ...

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    Cotswold Candle Co.

    Cotswold Candle Co was thought up by founder Polly Oswald after moving from the big city to the Cotswolds. Polly is inspired by the beauty of the countryside surrounding her and the memories her s...

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    Simple Paraffin Candle - Choosing Wicks

    Introduction In this short tutorial, I will show you how to choose and test wicks using SASOL 6213 paraffin wax.  You will make 6 candles in all, with some colour and fragrance added. Although we w...

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    Join our Facebook Community Group

    Join Now About the Group With almost 3,000 candle makers of all sizes and experience levels, our community offers unparalleled levels of support for new and growing candle makers.  The group is ve...

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    What is wick Yield?

    People often get confused about what the 'yield' of a wick is.   As we know, a candle wick is made up of many smaller cotton strands, sometimes with additional support threads made of cotton, paper...

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