How do I get fragrance to smell stronger?

The term used to describe the strength of fragrance for a candle is called "scent throw." Scent throw is used to describe how the candle smells while the wax is solid (cold throw) and how it fills a room with fragrance after it's been lit (hot throw). There are a number of things you can do to maximize the scent throw of your candles.

  1. Use the recommended percentage of fragrance oil for the type of wax you're using. For more information on recommended fragrance oil and wax combination click here.

  2. Add fragrance oil at 185Fº and stir gently and thoroughly with the melted wax.

  3. Let your candles cure before test burning them. 24 hours is the minimum, while 1-2 weeks is also an acceptable wait time.

  4. Place a lid on each candle and store them in a place away from excessive heat or light.

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