Fragrances have been diffused via combustion for millennia, but candles are a relatively recent invention. Creating fragrances that perform well in them can be tricky and unpredictable: some materials seem to disappear while others exert unexpected power in the hot and cold throw of the product.
In this online session, we’ll cover the basics of formulating fragrances for wax applications such as candles and solid perfumes in addition to addressing some burning questions that you may have.
Basic candle science and the effect of wax choices
General principles of formulating for candles
Improving evaluation technique
Materials to avoid
Materials that work particularly well
Troubleshooting candle formulas
Solvent choices while working with candles
Stability issues and how to resolve them
Introduction to Candle regulations
Next Session:August 1st, 11-1 PM EST