Reformed some leftover wax into new candles today 😸 I meant to take pics of the whole process but it's fairly self-explanatory. Water in pot, bowl in water, wax in bowl, essential oils on wax, make hot happen, pour, leave alone.
The only slightly awkward thing is finding a wick but if you have any old cotton jeans lying around, just cut a really thin strip off, twist it into a cord, dip it in wax and hold it straight for a few seconds to set it. I used the metal things from tealight wicks and pencils to hold mine in place, which you can see in the pics.
It really is a fun day-project to do, and I ended up with all new special custom candles 😸 the orange one is Citronella, Patchouli and Eucalyptus, but the citronella is pretty overpowering. I only put it in because the candle is for keeping bugs away from the boat/tent on adventures so I'm ok with it. The purple one is for earthy tones and increasing my personal power, it's Bergamot, Black Pepper, Frankincense and Clary Sage, and the green one is for money, and made with my own money oil mix with magnets, Cinnamon, Ginger, Clove, Bergamot and Patchouli.
I was a tiny bit disappointed with the quantity of some of the wax, I was using up my coloured leftovers and topping them up with white wax tealight remnants, so I will probably either melt the green & purple down and add more wax to them, or I'll make two-tone candles, haven't quite decided yet.
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