Help! My soy candle crystalized

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Hi, i've been making soy candles for about a month using "naturewax c3" wax. Usually they turn out great or only have a sinkhole that is easily fixable. Last night i made a candle using brambleberry's "midnight waters" FO for the first time and in the morning the candle was set and looked like the wax crystalized on the sides and the top of the candle. At first i thought it might just be frosting as the house cooled down at night but it looks much more extreme than that.
Does anyone know what this is or how it happened?
 

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Hi, i've been making soy candles for about a month using "naturewax c3" wax. Usually they turn out great or only have a sinkhole that is easily fixable. Last night i made a candle using brambleberry's "midnight waters" FO for the first time and in the morning the candle was set and looked like the wax crystalized on the sides and the top of the candle. At first i thought it might just be frosting as the house cooled down at night but it looks much more extreme than that.
Does anyone know what this is or how it happened?
As you are new and this is your first post please go to the Introduction forum and tell us about yourself.
 

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Hi, i've been making soy candles for about a month using "naturewax c3" wax. Usually they turn out great or only have a sinkhole that is easily fixable. Last night i made a candle using brambleberry's "midnight waters" FO for the first time and in the morning the candle was set and looked like the wax crystalized on the sides and the top of the candle. At first i thought it might just be frosting as the house cooled down at night but it looks much more extreme than that.
Does anyone know what this is or how it happened?
It's not the FO, that is just the nature of soy wax. I'm surprised your first attempts didnt' yield similar results.
 

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