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Mini-review on new candle-making products !!!

Yesterday I received my parcel from 4 Candles UK containing:
12 x wood wicks with holders 
30 x safety labels (stickers)
1.6 Kg of EcoSoya CB-Xcel
1x medium  and 1x large Hexagonal Jar 
1 x US Style Chocolate Fudge fragrance (I'll try this later on)


Glass containers are absolutely lovely!!! But the container's bottom is not flat and wood wick holder tilts a bit...
In addition the container is pretty narrow and I guess re-lighting the candles when there's a little wax left might be a bit difficult (but still not sure about that since I haven't tried it yet).

The EcoSoya CB-Xcel looks fantastic! It solidifies very slowly and adheres to the container's wall very well. I didn't have a massive shrinking (the crack on the top is my fault because I moved the candle when it was still liquid!) and so far I haven't noticed frosting! Yuppie!

I didn't use colours but added 10 drops (for 150 gr of wax) of a food grade mandarin essential oil (Céven’Arômes, organic farming).

Mandarin essential oil has relaxing, calming and sedative properties and a very pleasant smell.

What I lack is the wood wick test! I really hope it burns well as someone suggested...but this has to wait until tonight because the candle is still setting ;-)




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