Making candles at home allows you to choose the scent and appearance of your candles. Craft stores sell scents specifically for candle–making, but you can also scent your candles with essential oils. The trick to using essential oils is adding the oils when the wax is hot, but not so hot that the oils evaporate.
Now that essential oils are available, many people ask me what are they, and why. Lines of essential oils is ideal for making truly natural soaps and candles.
When wax is melted take out of water and stir in essential oils. The amount of essential oil you use depends on the scent strength of the oil, if your mixing them, and the amount of wax you use. I like to mix in the essential oil until I can smell it and then add a few more drops.
Instructions for Making Soy Candles with Essential Oils. This recipe makes one 16-ounce soy candle scented with your choice of essential oils. Before you begin