How are scented candles made?

Shearer Candles FAQ Blog

Q: How are scented candles made?

A: We make ours in the time-honoured way using paraffin wax and cotton wick to which we add the scent or scents and usually a colour dye. Normally our scented candles are made up of 4% fragrance but some are as much as 6% depending on the scent. We’ve been making candles for over 100 years and we use some very traditional methods and some modern methods too.

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