Soy Candle Making Starter Kit - CandleScience
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Get an introduction to candle making with our Soy Candle Making Starter Kit. This easy-to-use kit has everything you need to get started creating your own handmade candles. Our simple step-by-step instructions guide you through the process from start to finish. It’s the perfect gift for crafters, kids, and anyone who enjoys a bit of DIY.

This starter kit contains all the materials you need to create six candles. Your first batch of candles make great presents, and may even spark a new hobby you’ll be able to enjoy and share with others for years to come.

This kit features two of our most popular year round fragrances:

  • Amber Noir: A sultry infusion of sweet jasmine and rich amber.
  • Sea Salt and Orchid: An elegant, upscale blend of crisp sea salt and smooth florals.

Each kit contains enough materials to make a total of six candles (three of each fragrance).

Kit Includes:
- All Natural Golden Brands 464 Soy Wax - packaged in 1lb. bags
- 8 oz. Candle Tins (6 total)
- Amber Noir Fragrance Oil
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Sea Salt and Orchid Fragrance Oil
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Plastic Pouring Pitcher
- CD 18 6" Pretabbed Wick
- Wick Stickers
- Wick Bars
- Warning Labels

Items You'll Need At Home:
- Microwave
- Metal Spoon or Stirring Utensil
- Paper Towels
- Rubbing Alcohol
- Potholder
Properties
Prop 65 Warning Required No
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(based upon 7 reviews)

The Materials could improve

I think that Temperature is important especially when it comes to adding in FO and pouring into tins. A thermometer should be included in any starter kit, it would probably be better for the FO to not burn off so quickly cause that wouldnt make anyone happy. The pouring pot should actually be a metal one, cause with it being plastic it's a little pricey for a kit to be $30 + price of shipping with a plastic pouring container and no thermometer - No Bueno!

I ordered my kit and it was delivered promptly. I've made candles before and started with store bought wax and scent. They turned out ok but I was very disappointed with the scents. They dont last! I dealt with the wax but needed better, longer lasting scent. I visited your website and was blown away by the variety and cost of your fragrances, so I ordered! I was NOT disappointed. After learning a little more about candle making from your website I decided to order a kit. I love it! My only negative was I wish I had checked the temp of the wax that I microwaved. Didnt set well. The second batch, I used my double boiler. Poured at the right temp and they turned out beautifully. Thank you so much for quality products and tutorials!

Mrs.

I received my kit in a timely manner. I really like the kit and the tins are great. I used the double boiler method instead of the measuring cup/microwave because I wanted to be able to have more control of my melting wax. The frangrances are wonderful. I am head over heals with sea salt and orchid. I have already ordered a larger kit and will be making more candles as soon as the kit arrives. I am conducting a burn test and I think I need to wick up. The kit came with a CD 18 wick. The wick guide further suggested the ECO 12 or ECO 14 (I do not remember which). I will try those and see which wick works the best for me. Oh yea, the HT is really good after using Jeff Standley's advice about a low temp pour. I melt to 185 then pour the FO between 112-115, stir then pour. Also, I have found in my testing, the longer it cures the more amazing the HT.

Great Starter Kit

WOW WHAT CAN I SAY... I REALLY ENJOYED MAKING THE CANDLES THE FO THAT WAS CHOSEN FOR THE KIT WAS AWESOME. MY ONLY COMPLAINT WAS THAT THE SEA SALT AND ORCHID FO WAS A BIT LIGHT ON THE SMELL, THE AMBER NOIR IS MY FAVORITE.

Great start kit!

Thank you to CS for a quick processing and delivery of my first order. Additionally, everything was labeled and well-organized. Although I have made candles in the past, this is my first time using GB 464. So far, I am thrilled with the results. The candle adhesion, cold throw, no frosting, smooth tops EXCELLENT. The candles are so shiny and creamy (I wish I could eat them! LOL). I am writing this review to encourage individuals to be patient with the creative process. I have given four stars out of five because I am curing my candles and I have not yet done a burning test. Crossing my fingers that everything will go as planned and expected. Note: This time I poured at 160 degrees instead of the recommended time based on my previous experience; however, this is part of the experimentation. Furthermore, I would like to try the paraffin/coconut blend. I feel guilty about using paraffin, but I have read so many positive reviews that I would like to try it. I have experienced using Coconut wax and Apricot Coconut wax, which are both excellent waxes to work with. I wonder if CS is planning on offering these waxes (they are expensive but the results are amazing). Please let me (us) know. Thank you CS!

Great starter set

I have made candles as a hobby for a while now and just started my own candle company. I wish this kit was around a few years ago when I got my candle DIY On! Let me tell you that this kit has everything a first-time candle maker needs. Candle Science does an outstanding job on their instructional material and you will be guided along the way.