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melinda48

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Our son and daughter-in-law own a lavender farm for which I make soap. Our daughter-in-law has begun making candles (beeswax as they also raise bees and harvest honey). She made lavender scented candles but they do not smell at all! Where can I find fragrance specifications for lavender essential oil for candle making?
The recipe she used was 16 oz. beeswax, 4.5 oz. coconut oil, 12 ml lavender essential oil.
 
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Bees wax isn't known for throwing scent well, which means you’ll have to use a lot of essential oils in your candles which isn't always cost effective. You may have to use 20-30 drops of essential oil to about 8oz of beeswax. You may want to look a a candle friendly lavender fragrance oil instead.
 

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