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Old 12-01-2016, 01:30 PM   #1
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Default Rapeseed Wax

Hi All, Newbie here

Has anyone dabbled with rapeseed wax? I am doing a lot of research and seeing a mixed bag of comments.

Also curious as to why nobody sells rapeseed wax melts when there are literally thousands of soy wax melts around.


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Old 12-01-2016, 02:27 PM   #2
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Think its down to availability and costs. Rape is marginally more expensive and it is tricky to work with compared to soy - it gives a less even coverage on candle tops.

Soy seems to give a nice glossy even top - to be honest I dont think I have tested rapeseed melts think perhaps I will have to now!
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Old 12-01-2016, 02:28 PM   #3
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Hi and Welcome! I had never heard of it so did a google search and it looks like it's primarily available in the UK. I didn't find any US sources thought didn't do an intense search either. You may want to go to the introduction thread and tell us a little about yourself. Interested to see if anyone has any suggestions.
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