Modern-day candles are made from a variety of waxes, including beeswax, gel wax, paraffin and vegetable wax. The wick that burns inside the candle is made from braided cotton. More »

Throughout history, candle wax has been made from several different materials, but most modern forms are made from beeswax, paraffin, vegetable wax and gels. The earliest known candles are from ancient Egyptian and Greek... More »

While a flame is the gaseous portion of a fire, a candle flame contains millions of diamond nanoparticles. Approximately 1.5 million diamond nanoparticles are created every second before converting into carbon dioxide. A... More »

Throughout history, candle wax has been made from several different materials, but most modern forms are made from beeswax, paraffin, vegetable wax and gels. The earliest known candles are from ancient Egyptian and Greek... More »

Candle wax comes from a variety of sources, including beeswax, tallow, purified animal fats and paraffin wax. Except for beeswax, these waxes are often refined, melted to a specific melting point and combined with additi... More »

According to the NHS, liquid paraffin is used as a treatment for constipation as it softens the stools and lubricates the bowel to help it pass. It is taken orally in a liquid form and should not be taken repeatedly or f... More »

You can use red, pink and white beeswax sheets, wicks and cookie cutters to make Valentine's Day candle votives. To create themed candles, beeswax sheets are typically rolled around a wick, and the outer layer is cut. Th... More »

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