Candles are a combination of a wick which is the part that is lit and carries the flame. The other part of the candle is the surrounding wax that holds up the wick. The candle wax is made of different materials and appears in different colors that appeal to the eyes.
Types of candle wax
Candle wax can be either made of the natural products or the synthetic materials. The natural sources for candle wax making come from oils and fats extractions from plants, animals, insects and even rocks. For the synthetic candle wax, the paraffin wax from petroleum byproduct is a good source. For both types of wax, the difference lies in the way they burn and the effects they have on the surroundings.
The natural candle wax burns much longer and cleaner than the artificial type of candles that are made of petroleum byproducts.
The beeswax candles
The beeswax candles are a type of the natural wax candles. Beeswax is made from the natural honeybee. As common with most natural wax, it burns longer and cleaner. The bee scent is a characteristic fragrance of this type of wax. Beeswax candles are often expensive just like other natural wax candles. They are used as luxury kind of wax and can be used for Christmas and other special events, though they may not be affordable to most candle lovers.
Beeswax Candles are finished with different appeals through the use of additives to improve the look. The use of color additives helps to give a variety of colors to meet customers’ needs and meet market demands. Different sizes are also made with a particular event in mind and for the group of users that may also want them for spiritual and religious engagements.