Making your candles has a lot of benefits including knowing what is going into your products, learning and perfecting the skill and getting back in touch with using our hands. However, there's also a few unexpected benefits from candle making too.
Candle making requires you to be creative. You get to choose your candle jars, your fragrances, if you are adding any colourings and candle dyes. Your candles will be completely unique to you and you get to be creative in the process. You'll be amazed when inspiration strikes. It is always so much fun choosing what candle jars, candle scents and other supplies to use in them. You can also look at what other people are doing on TikTok here to get some ideas.
The melting, the pouring and the setting of your soy wax candles takes time. The perfect candles can't be rushed and has to be slow in order to achieve your desired results. You learn to be patient with the process, from testing your products, to allowing your fragrance oils to properly bind with the soy wax (which can take up to two weeks). You learn to enjoy the careful pace you have to go at.
When you begin candle making, it can seem a bit daunting and you don't know where to start. If you're starting out a business, it can seem that competition is tough too. However, there is actually a very strong candle making community, and they are all wanting to help you. With the countless Facebook groups, support they give on social media, you are bound to find a strong candle making community, as passionate about all things candles and willing to help you with any tough questions.
Your House Always Smells Good
Your house will have a strong smell of what ever fragrance you are working with when making the candles. Fragrance oils are very strong when concentrated in the bottle, with only using 8% in the candles, they'll smell beautiful but your house will be an encapsulation of all the smells you work with, any guests you have over will definitely comment on how beautiful it smells.
Attention to Detail
You'll start to pick up on the small details in your candle making. Making sure your wick is perfectly centred, that you are adding the correct amount of fragrance for the strength. There are many little details in candle making and when you begin to pick up on these, you'll start to notice more and have an acute attention to detail.
Supporting Australian Business
When you shop with us, you are supporting Australia! We are a fully family owned and operated Australian business, we've made sure as many products of ours are Australian made including our fragrance oils, soap bases, essential oils and vinyl labels. By purchasing from us, you are supporting Australia, and with your customers purchasing from you, they are too! You can feel confident purchasing from Australia's best wholesale candle supplier, knowing you are supporting the Australian economy. While we are based on Gold Coast, we ship Australia-wide so you can enjoy our products no matter where you are in the country.