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8 oz Bag of UV Inhibitor
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UV inhibitor is used to help prevent the premature fading of colored candles exposed to ultraviolet or "UV" light. This additive will also protect white candles from yellowing after prolonged exposure to light. Typical usage is 1/4 to 1/2 percent per pound of wax.
1/4 percent = 1 gram or 1/2 teaspoon
1/2 percent = 2 grams or 1 teaspoon
Add to wax at 185Β° F and stir to dissolve.

For use in candles only. Not approved for use in bath and body products.


Prop 65 Warning Required

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5 out of 5 Stars.
Frosting and the know it all comments below

So- for the know it alls that are slamming other commenters on here asking IF this helps with frosting:

1) candle science is recommending this bag for frosting issues on the site IF the frosting issue is due to lighting

2) ALSO TO THE KNOW IT ALLS Frosting is normal in candles!!!!! If you know anything about vegetable or soy based candles, frosting occurs because the wax is attempting to turn back to its original state- also, you can be pouring at a perfect temp but if you are in an area with colder climate or your home is colder than this will occur. CANDLE MAKERS EVERYWHERE PLEASE DO NOT FEEL LIKE YOU NEED TO GO INTO DEBT WITH YOUR HEATING BILL WITH THIS STUCK UP NON SENSE BELOW!!! You can educate all of your customers about this and let them know frosting is actually a unique way to tell that your candle is 100% so and no additives or garbage that the other candle makers below are most likely adding to their product. No one cares about frosting πŸ˜‚

5 out of 5 Stars.
Works well to prevent yellowing

We use this in all of our candles, especially those that we wholesale that are exposed to UV light on a regular basis. Works great. Leaving a review to remind others that this is NOT to help prevent frosting and also not to prevent "browning" from vanillin. Helps prevent the yellowing from UV light.

5 out of 5 Stars.
Uv inhibitor

I have not used this product yet but, I was wondering if it would help prevent the the wax from discoloring when burned with a wooden wick. Candle Science People???

5 out of 5 Stars.
Owner Operator

UV enhibitor has greatly helped our candles stay whiter with certain fragrance oils

1 out of 5 Stars.
States this helps frosting in the support page

Had to give this a rating, just to get it posted so I gave it one start just to get it on here.
I see a lot of people commenting that this is not a frosting inhibitor. Maybe so, but the support page on here states that this can be used to help prevent frosting due to light having that effect on candles. I haven't tried it yet, but I did just want to mention that the support page does state that this helps with frosting. It's under the question "How can I lessen the effect of frosting in my soy candle's?"

5 out of 5 Stars.

I am only comenting now to hopefully keep people from thinking this is a frosting inhibitor. So many
have posted this and yet some people still think it is supposed to inhibit frosting...for goodness sake,
the title is UV INHIBITOR and is designed to keep candles from yellowing or losing color over time.

5 out of 5 Stars.
For the people below who commented about frosting

This means you need to readjust your pour temp. You are pouring too hot. Soy wax will frost to a point because it is just the nature of the wax. You can easily remelt the candle and it should fix the issue. You need to also realize that this product isn’t for frosting. It is to prevent yellowing and loss of color in colored candles.

4 out of 5 Stars.
UV Inhibitor - not a frosting inhibitor!

First off, to those who have candles that are frosting after using this product - this is a UV Inhibitor, not a frosting inhibitor.
After using this product for over 2 years, my feelings are it's does what it's designed to do. I've been fortunate that my candles sell rather quickly and I've not had problems with my inventory yellowing. I have noticed that I may need to increase the amount I use as I've had one candle (yes only one) that yellowed which I had in stock for over a year. The candle was not colored and poured into a colored glass container using GB 464 wax. Again, my experience is the product does what it's supposed to do.

5 out of 5 Stars.
Excellent UV Inhibitor

Great product! Does exactly what it is suppose to, minimizes fading and discoloration of candles over time.

2 out of 5 Stars.
Thank You Tawana

I was contemplating on adding an UV Inhibitor to my candles because Frosting. I truly hope that CandleScience is listening to their customers. Purchasing frosting glasses is a great idea. I may look into it as well. Because I have not tried it for myself, I'll give it a 2 star based on customer review.