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Soy Wax For Candle Making

Soy wax is derived from the soybean and is a renewable, 100% natural alternative to traditional paraffin wax.

As the most popular type of vegetable wax in candle and wax melt making, it has little impact on our environment and finished candles can be marketed as a natural product making it the perfect wax to make your eco-friendly wax melts and candles. 

Soy wax has a luxurious creamy colour and can come in various different blends.

We have a range of eco soy wax including some of the best soy wax for candle making and wax melt making including our ProSoy Pillar Wax and ProSoy Container Wax!

Check out our range of wholesale candle jars and glasses, perfect for adding a  professional touch to your candle creations.

New to making Soy Wax Candles? 

You’ve come to the right place!

Here you can find our Candle Making Guide which includes links to all the ingredients and materials needed to get started!

For any queries or more information please use our contact page or give us a call on 01709 257 151 9 am-5 pm Monday -Friday.

We’d love to see your work!

Once you’ve made your creations, why not upload an image to either Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


What are the different options of Soy Wax?

Soy wax can come in many different forms and blends such as ContainerPillar BlendNature Wax C3Golden Wax 464 and Golden Wax 494.

What are the benefits of soy wax?

The main benefit of soy wax is that it's derived from soybean oil. It is a renewable, eco-friendly alternative to paraffin wax. Because natural waxes have little impact on our environment, finished candles made from this type of wax can be marketed as a natural product.  Soy wax has a luxurious natural creamy colour and is less likely to soot than a paraffin candle if wicking is not quite right. The negatives for this wax is that the scent throw is not quite as strong as in paraffin, and wicking can be difficult in larger containers.

What is a soy melt?

A soy melt is a wax melt made from soy wax. It is recommended that Pillar Blend soy wax is used when making soy melts as Pillar Blend is a blend specifically developed for the production of pillar candles and wax melts/tarts.

How is soy wax made?

Soy wax is derived from the soybean. The soybeans are harvested and cleaned. They are then cracked, de-hulled, and rolled into flakes with the oil extracted from the flakes and hydrogenated. Hydrogenation is a process where the oil which was once a liquid at room temperature is processed to make them solid at room temperature, changing it into a wax.

Is Soy Wax Eco Friendly?

Soy wax is 100% renewable and biodegradable with a clean slow burn.

Is Soy Wax Vegan?

Soy wax is a vegetable-based wax derived from soybeans. The beans are harvested from flakes and oil is then extracted and hydrogenated making the vegan-friendly wax.