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Making Soy Candles

Any homesteader worth anything knows how to make candles. It’s like Being Self Sufficient 101. Now if you haven’t done it before, no need to worry. It is an easy task to accomplish and master. It has the added benefit of being fun to do as well, so yay! (See we’re having fun already) This post will look at making soy candles as opposed to beeswax ones. Don’t get me wrong, I love me some beeswax candles, but I’m just not making them today. Ok? I will post about them in the future so no need to fret. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Beeswax candles Beeswax candles are going to win this battle as long as they are made with pure beeswax and the wicks are cotton and have not been dipped in paraffin. They tend to burn at a lower temperature than paraffin candles which means they will last longer and produce less soot. Beeswax candles can emit negative ions when burned. Negative ions circulate the room neutralizing the positive static charges that keep contaminants…

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