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Fragrances Suitable For Gel Wax
Are you ready to take your gel candles to the next level? With gel wax, we can unleash our creative side and create scented candle masterpieces like never before. When it comes to fragrance choices for use with gel wax, there are an overwhelming amount of options – but don’t worry! In this blog post, we’ll explore some ideas on how best to choose fragrances that will make your candles look and smell as amazing as can be.
Our Gel Wax will hold up to 6% fragrance oil, however, not all fragrance oils are suitable for use with this type of wax.
The scents recommended for this wax are called 'Non-polar' and have a flashpoint in excess of 77°C.
Using the incorrect type of fragrance for gel wax can be hazardous. Since unscented Gel wax has a burn pool temperature of 130°C, this is well below the general flashpoint of 227°C. However, adding fragrance lowers the flashpoint of the wax, potentially low enough to cause the wax to ignite, therefore it is recommended to avoid these fragrances.
Always be sure to test your gel wax candles in a safe and controlled environment. Please ensure that you are using the appropriate PPE as per the Safety Data Sheet.
Please see the handy tables below to determine whether or not our fragrances and essential oils can be used in your gel creations: