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Old 08-10-2016, 07:57 AM   #1
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My soy scented candles seem to have a better scent throw after they've been aged a few weeks after making them. Is it just me, or do candles get better with time? If so, how much time is ideal for optimum scent throw?


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Old 08-10-2016, 08:45 AM   #2
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My experience is that candles should always be cured for a minimum of a week, longer is preferable but at least a week before a test burn anyway.


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Old 08-27-2016, 07:18 PM   #3
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Thanks for this topic, it was something I've been wondering about ... I've seen recommendations to cure for at least two days and others that have said two weeks. I don't know if the differences have anything to do with the various soy wax types or not, but I'm guessing, to be safe, it's at least two days+ for all of them.
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My experience is that candles should always be cured for a minimum of a week, longer is preferable but at least a week before a test burn anyway.
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Old 11-11-2016, 02:51 AM   #5
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For optimal hot scent throw, soy candles should be cured for a minimum of 2 weeks. I use to make soy candles.


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