Wax melts have become a popular alternative to traditional candles, offering a flame-free way to enjoy your favorite scents. If you're looking to save money or just have fun creating your own home fragrances, making your own wax melts is a great option.
In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps for making your own wax melts, including what materials you'll need and the best techniques for creating a perfect melt.
- Wax flakes or pellets (1 kg)
- Fragrance oil (100g)
- Weighing scales
- Wax melting pot ( Bain Marie)
- Stirring utensil
- Safety equipment (gloves, glasses, etc.)
- Choose your wax. You can use either wax flakes or pellets, but flakes tend to be easier to work with. The most popular types of wax for making wax melts are soy and paraffin wax.
- Measure your wax. Use weighing scales to measure out the desired amount of wax for your recipe. A general rule of thumb is to use 10% fragrance oil, so if you weigh 1kg of wax you will need 100g of fragrance oil
- Melt the wax. Fill a plastic jug with the wax and melt in the microwave or Fill your wax melting pot ( bain marie ) with water and heat on medium heat. Once the water is warm, place your wax flakes or pellets in the pot and stir until fully melted.
- Add fragrance oil. Once the wax is fully melted, carefully add your fragrance oil and stir well for a few minutes at least . Be sure to follow the manufacturer's instructions for the recommended amount of fragrance oil to add to your wax, usually this is 10% of the amount of wax so with 1kg of wax you would add 100g of fragrance oil.
- Pour the wax into the mold. Once the fragrance oil is fully incorporated, carefully pour the melted wax into your mold.
- Allow to cool and harden. Place the mold in a cool, dry place and allow the wax to cool and harden completely. This may take several hours or overnight.
- Remove from the mold. Once the wax is fully cooled and hardened, gently remove it from the mold.
- Enjoy your wax melts. Place a piece of your homemade wax melt in a wax warmer and enjoy the fragrance.
Tips and Tricks
- Experiment with different fragrances.
- Consider adding colour to your wax to match the scent or to create a fun, decorative touch.
- Use a thermometer to monitor the temperature of your wax to prevent overheating and ensure a safe, successful melt.
Making your own wax melts is a fun and affordable way to enjoy your favourite fragrances at home. With just a few simple materials and steps, you can create your own customised wax melts in no time. So, get started today and enjoy the fragrance of your own homemade wax melts.
The Serathena Experience: Transforming Your Home
Picture the scenario: you step into your living room, tired after a busy day, and as the captivating fragrance of Serathena's handmade wax melts envelops you, you're instantly transported to a realm of tranquility and strength. Serathena has mastered the art of crafting wax melts that not only fill your home with delightful scents but also elevate your mood and create a sense of well-being.
Each wax melt is lovingly handcrafted using the finest ingredients, ensuring that the fragrance is pure and enchanting. The process involves blending high-quality fragrances into the wax, resulting in a sensory experience that soothes your mind and uplifts your spirit.
FAQs about Serathena's Handmade Wax Melts
A: Simply place a wax melt in the warmer's dish and turn it on. As the wax melts, it will release its captivating fragrance, transforming your space.
A: The fragrance can last for hours, ensuring a consistent and long-lasting aroma in your home.
A: Yes, wax melts are safe around pets since they are flame-free. However, it's always recommended to place warmers out of your pet's reach.
A: Absolutely! Serathena's wax melts are designed for customization. Feel free to mix scents and create your unique blend.
A: Change the wax melt when you notice the fragrance diminishing. You can reuse the wax until its scent is no longer as potent.
A: Yes, Serathena takes pride in using eco-friendly materials, ensuring a delightful experience that's also kind to the environment.