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Natural Mosquito Candles

Today i’m sharing how to make natural mosquito candles with essential oils- these are so cool! Did I mention they have wood wicks?

You may have seen me share my previous DIY candle making video, and that tutorial features 100% cotton wicks, so if you want to see that version i’ve got it too. 😉

But now for the nitty gritty!

Basically there are 4 steps for how to make these candles.

  1. Melt ingredients & mix. (Essential Oils Last After it’s cooled a bit)
  2. Pour into containers.
  3. Assemble and place wood wicks.
  4. Allow to cool and decorate if desired.

See the full process in my full ‘How To’ tutorial!

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Ingredients:

1 lb Beeswax – I would HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend this beeswax from Vitacost! It’s in small beads so if melts super quick and easy!
1oz Citronella Essential Oil
1 Cup Coconut Oil
Wood Wicks (2 per candle)
Calendula Flowers – Not essential but I love to decorate the tops of my candles!

Have you ever tried making your own candles? What are your favorite scents?

Leave me a comment on the video and let us know!

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Looking for more DIY’s?

Check out my DIY Natural Diaper Rash Cream , 10 Epic Waffle Ideas or Homemade Banana Pancakes. They won’t disappoint!

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xoxo Brittany

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Kelly
    July 26, 2018 at 1:15 pm

    Going to be trying these 😃😃

    • Reply
      naturallythriftymom
      July 27, 2018 at 11:48 pm

      Yay- Candle making is so much fun! I’m excited for you to try them!

      • Kelly
        August 3, 2018 at 1:57 am

        They turned out Amazing! I even Made smaller onces, with less citronella for inside. 😃

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    July 30, 2018 at 4:27 pm

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