Soy wax candles are becoming more and more popular. You probably already know that soy offers several benefits compared to traditional materials like paraffin.But have you ever stopped to wonder where soy wax comes from? Or how whole soybeans are processed into wax in the first place?
Next, the oil is extracted from these flakes using solvents or mechanical pressing and hydrogenated. During the hydrogenation process, fatty acids in the oil become saturated, which alters the melting point of the oil and makes it solid at room temperature.
Soy wax is available in flakes or pellets. It is the main raw material for making craft candles, essential oils and scented candles
low price, the cup wax made does not take off the cup, the column wax cools quickly, easy to demould, no cracking, evenly dispersed pigment, and does not budge. Burns 30-50% longer than paraffin. Non-toxic and environmentally friendly. No carcinogens will be produced when burned, and the waste is biodegradable. Save heat source, which is conducive to the safe production of operators.
Soft soy wax is the most commonly used wax for handmade scented candles, but when buying, be sure to ask whether it is soft container wax or hard soy wax. When making aromatherapy, soft soybean wax is generally used, which is soft in texture and is more suitable for making cup wax. It is environmentally friendly and natural, and it burns without black smoke. It is a very good practical wax. It is the most cost-effective in the current market, and it is also the first choice for many scented candle instructors to make candles.
How to make soy wax?If you make jar candles and container candles, you can use coconut wax, soy wax and essential oils. Soy wax is recommended to use soft soy wax. These two vegetable waxes have a relatively low melting point, are not easy to take off the cup, are easy to burn flat, and are smokeless. Harmless, melted coconut wax can even be used as a hand cream, which is very moisturizing. If you are making bare wax or wax sheets without containers, you need soybean wax and beeswax, preferably 1:1, so that the candle has a high melting point, a hard and tough texture, and will not be easily deformed, broken or melted. Simply put, soy wax is soybean extract. Beeswax and beeswax are extracted from bee secretions. Beeswax usually refers to crudely extracted beeswax with higher natural components. In addition, vegetable wax also includes coconut wax and carnauba wax; mineral wax is paraffin wax; I don’t know the composition of jelly wax.
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