Mosquito repellent candle recipe

12 May 2021

Chandelle chasse-moustique dans pot Mason - Insect repellant candle in Mason jar

Discover our mosquito repellent candle recipe in 8 easy steps.

 

 

What you need:

 

 

 

Recipe in 8 steps:

 

 

 

 

Déposer colle chaude sous mèche de chandelle

1- Using the hot glue gun, place a little glue under a wick.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coller la mèche au fond du pot de verre bien au centre

2- Glue this wick to the bottom of the glass jar, right in the center. Repeat for the 5 wicks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cire de soja dans un bain-marie

3- Pour the soy wax into a large measuring cup and place in a pot of water. Melt the wax in this bain-marie over low heat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuteur de carton pour mèche de chandelle4- Meanwhile, make your supports.
Cut out 5 squares slightly larger than the opening of the glass jars.
Cut out one side of each square to the center with a small hole in the center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ajout d'huiles essentielles à la cire fondue

5- Once the wax is melted, add:
7.5 ml lavender oil,
5 ml of lemon-scented eucalyptus oil
2.5 ml of peppermint oil
2.5 ml of clove oil and mix well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Verser la cire de soja fondue dans le pot en verre avec la mèche

 

6- Pour the melted wax mixture into the glass jars, taking care not to pour on the wicks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuteur de carton pour chandelle

7- Insert the cardboard supports around the wicks to keep them straight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chandelle dans un pot Mason

8- Let cool for 3 hours or until the wax solidifies. And that’s it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mosquito repellent candles are made with repellent essential oils to keep mosquitoes and black flies away.

 

 

If you have any questions about this recipe, don’t hesitate to tell us about it the next time you visit us or contact us by email or by phone.               

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