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A fresh beer for the summer time (soy wax and gel)!

As promised, here you have the first of a series of candles made by using different kind of waxes at the same time!
As I told you many many times, despite I'm not crazy about gel, I like to use it for more complex projects.
This is a candle I prepared for a friend. It is made of gel and whipped soy wax.
I've used gel because it is pretty transparent like a blonde beer and because, if poured quickly, it makes a lot of bubbles that add a touch of realism to the candle. In addition, in this work I tried something that it is usually not recommended: using a solid dye for colouring the gel. In theory every website specialized in candle making (either a blog of a passionate craftsman or a selling company) would strongly advise you to use liquid dyes with gel... I'm a bit stubborn and I decided to give it a try with microscopic flakes of a yellow wax crayon and I ended up being very satisfied with the result!
For the foam effect I've just whipped plain soy wax (I've already explained how to do it in a previous post) and voilà a nice beer candle!

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