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Fragrance Oils Explained

What is the Difference Between Fragrance Oils and Essential Oils Australia?

Many people are confused between fragrance oils and essential oils. So, what are essential oils? and what is the difference between fragrance oils and essential oils?

Fragrance oils are artificially manufactured oils. Since they are synthetically made, they are non-volatile and generally last longer than essential oils. Some fragrance oils contain a small amount of essential oils, but they are still mainly synthetic. This is not necessarily a bad thing as there are a lot more scents that can be created.

Conversely, the best essential oils are made of up all-natural substances, such as flowers, herbs or roots. They are extracted through the process of steam distillation or solvent extractions and are not cut with a type of carrier oil. These 100 percent pure essential oils are "neat", meaning they have not been processed, diluted or manipulated in any way with any additives.

Essential oils are difficult to reproduce synthetically since they can be made up of hundreds of different naturally occurring chemicals found in plants. Depending on the season, climate or growing conditions of a plant, the chemical components of a particular essential oil can vary, so it’s difficult for essential oil producers to keep their products consistent.

Where To Buy Perfume Oils?

Candle Supply has one of the largest ranges of top-quality candle fragrance oils in Australia. All our fragrance formulas are exclusively developed for us in the US and they are all made to IFRA standards and are phthalate free. Our fragrances have both a great cold and hot scent throw, which means they smell wonderful whether they are heated or are sitting at room temperature.

We Guarantee the Best Fragrance Oils for Soap and Body

Our fragrance oils can be used in candles, melts, soaps and body products. Due to the high quality of the fragrance you only need to use a small fragrance load compared to the other ingredients you’re using to get a great result: we recommend 6 to 8 per cent in candles and 1 to 1.5 per cent in body products.

Professional perfumers can have as many as 3000 ingredients at their disposal – one single fragrance can contain up to 300 ingredients! To simplify the process for you, we have created 12 master perfumer base fragrance oils, to allow you to develop your own signature fragrance collection for your soap, candle and body-care creations.

All Natural Fragrance Oils for Candle Making

Our 100 per cent natural fragrance oils are derived from nature using a combination of essential oils, natural isolates and natural solvents. These high quality natural candle fragrance oils are a great alternative to pure essential oils in your candle making, as the addition of natural solvents assist in their application, and they have been tested in candle use and work extremely well in soy waxes.

Where To Buy Essential Oils Australia?

At Candle Supply we supply only the highest quality essential oils, which are are expertly combined for maximum therapeutic benefit. All our essential oil blends have been pre-tested for candle applications and work extremely well in waxes, particularly soy waxes, so have been used by candle makers around Australia and New Zealand for many years. Our pure essential oils are also extremely popular to use as aromatherapy oils and body care products.

How to Make Your Own Face Cream With Essential Oils

Because our essential oils are so potent, it’s important to use a moderate dosage. In body care applications we recommend not using more than 1 - 1.5 per cent of the total ingredients, and testing is essential.

They can be quite volatile, so we do not recommend using straight essential oils in candles. However, our essential oil blends can be used in candles, though we recommend only using 6 to 7 per cent maximum of the total ingredients. We also offer aromatherapy blends that have been formulated for both candles and body products.

Candle Supply is guaranteed to have the perfect fragrance oil blend or scent for you. With unbeatable wholesale prices available at your fingertips there is no better time to shop than now!


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