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C A N D L E M A K I N G . C O M Learn To Make Gel Candles
The Safe Way!
The Web's First Gel Candle
Safety Site! Originated May 18, 2001
May 2, 2002
Candles can be alot of fun and very profitable! But it's extremely
important to make sure you are making them the right way. Unfortunately,
there are very limited resources available where you can find accurate
and detailed info on how to make gel candles properly. We hope to
change that! Our goal is to provide you the candlemaker, and also
the customers, info on the right way to produce these beautiful candles,
and to ensure that only the safest gel products are being made and sold
on the market and used in peoples homes! Once the public knows what
to look for in a good gel candle, they can feel confident in buying gel
candles with the Safe Gel seal of approval. (Coming
This guide will
be long and detailed, so be prepared and be patient. Please don't
skim through, it's important to read it all completely! Gel candles
don't have to be hard to make, but they do have to be made by exact specifications
for ensured safety. For all you new "Gellers", don't let these technical
instructions scare you away, just follow closely and you'll do fine!
Candlemaker's Message Board >>> Click Here! Note: The information &
advice posted by individuals is not necessarily always accurate
and we cannot be responsible
for any results you may experience as a result of any such advice.
Following any advice is your
own choice and we strongly suggest always double checking,
getting second opinions,
researching and testing!
Never use baking soda
to put out a Gel fire!
Use only a chemical (not
water) fire extinguisher!
Water will spread wax fires,
and while baking
soda can be used to put
out a paraffin wax fire,
it causes some sort of reaction
with gel that can
make the fire worse!
Many people think that
Gel burns 5 times or 7 times
longer than paraffin wax
(as seen on many websites).
At one time it was believed
to be true, but this is in
fact wrong. Gel realistically
burns only 2 - 3 times
longer than regular paraffin
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future additions to this site, we will be adding:
Project Instructions * Creative Ideas
* Clean-up Tips * *
Marketing Help * Gel Candle Mall
* Book Reviews *