I know it is natural for beeswax candles to bloom. However, if I want to talk them to the market, I really dislike the bloom color. Anything that can be done to prevent/ change the bloom back to the natural beswax color?
You can remove the bloom by putting the candles in the warm sun for awhile, use a hair dryer, rub them with a cloth, or spray with candle gloss which prevents it from returning and also remove any present. I know Mann Lake sells the gloss.
when your customer smells the candle the aroma of the wax will be sealed by the gloss-when burning the candle will still have all the aromatic qualities-
so when they pick up a candle show them the best way to approach the candle is by smelling the bottom of the candle where it makes contact with the table(that part dose not get sprayed)-RDY-B
Personally, I love the way candle bloom looks. But hey, maybe I'm weird!
I myself would not want to buy beewax candles with some 'gloss' product sprayed on them. Enough chemical junk on everything as it is.
When a customer comes in looking for candles I make a point of mentioning bloom, and how it is a sign of natural beeswax. If I can clear a candle with the hot air gun, it usually gets a few ooohs and aaahs, as the bloom disappears like magic.
I agree with Omie, I would never spray anything on my candles.
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