What is Vybar used for in candle making?
Similarly one may ask, can you add Vybar to soy wax?
Vybar 260 can be used in soy wax candles to help extend scent throw in your candles. Used at an amount of 1/4 to 1/2 tsp per 16oz of wax will accomplish this and provide very nice results. If you add too much of this, it will trap your scent, prohibiting scent throw.
Also, how do you harden a candle?
- Melt the wax in a double boiler at a medium temperature setting. Do not get water in the wax or on the wick.
- Place the additive ingredients into the wax, calculating the amounts in relation to the quantity of wax by weight and volume.
- Pour the wax into the intended container.
In this way, what is stearic acid used for in candle making?
wax). -Stearic acid helps molds release because it makes the wax shrink upon cooling. -It also increases the opacity of candle wax, and enhances dye colors. -If you are going to use a heavy fragrance oil, add an additional 2% stearic acid to your paraffin wax to reduce seepage (2% would be 2 tsp.
What temperature do you add fragrance to soy wax?
We recommend adding fragrance to wax when it's heated to about 10-15 degrees above its melting point. So, if your wax melts at 52 degrees, heat the wax to about 62-67 degrees before adding. This is a good temperature to store and pour at too.