Yes, you can mix different candle waxes, some candle makers mix their own waxes to create a custom blend that is unique to their business. Blending waxes allows you to take advantage of the characteristics of wax type of wax. Take a coconut soy wax blend for example; the coconut wax gives a creamy soft finish for the tops of container candles. While soy wax adds to the hardness and long-lasting burn time of the candle.

Do keep in mind that not all waxes are like. Some have different melt points and additives. 

Due to rounding, sometimes percentages may not always appear to add up to 100%. In a future release, you’ll have the option to control how many decimal points to display on the results page.

Essential oils can be used in making candles, however these can have an unpredictable scent throw unlike fragrance oils which are designed to bind to the wax. If you are unsure whether the wax you are using can hold essential oils, check with the manufacturer of the wax for more information.

Most waxes will hold no more than 12% fragrance oil before the stability of the candle. The rule of thumb for fragrance oil when making a candle is between 6-10%. If you only want a subtle scent throw, we recommend starting with 6% of fragrance oil and adjust as needed.

The flashpoint is the temperature at which a fragrance can combust if exposed to open flame or spark. Adding fragrance oil to wax that is above the flashpoint will not cause it to combust nor burn off.

Flashpoints are shown for two main reasons; candle makers who make gel candles and air shipments. Gel wax manufacturers recommend using fragrances with flashpoints over 170° F in their gel waxes. Fragrance oils with low flashpoints cannot be shipped via Air.