Using Candle Dyes





Paraffin Based Dyes

Paraffin-based dyes are concentrated dyes infused into a wax 'carrier'.  They are usually in chip, pellet or block form making them clean and easy to use.  The pellets allow for accurate measuring, the chips are just as easy to use, the blocks may need to cut or 'shaved'.

When you add your dye to melted wax, it's difficult to judge the shade the final colour will be.  Here's a quick way to check to see the final colour before you add more dye.

1.  Always add the dye a little at a time
2.  Always add the dye when the wax is fully melted
3.  Drip several drops of the coloured wax onto a cold, white saucer.  The wax will harden quickly and you'll be able to judge the final shade.
4.  If you want a greater depth of shade, add a little more dye and test again.
5.  Soya and other natural waxes will give a more 'pastel' shade than paraffin waxes.

Gel Wax

Paraffin based wax dyes don't work well with gel wax.  The 'carrier' paraffin wax used in the chips, pellets or blocks will make the gel wax go 'cloudy'.  Use liquid dyes for colouring gel wax.

Relevant Products


Here are some very relevant products we've selected for you to consider.

Candle Dye Pellets - White (5g)
Candle Dye Pellets - White (5g)
£1.45
Candle Dye Pellets - Ivory (5g)
Candle Dye Pellets - Ivory (5g)
£1.45
Candle Dye Pellets - Orange (5g)
Candle Dye Pellets - Orange (5g)
£1.45
Candle Dye Pellets - Pink (5g)
Candle Dye Pellets - Pink (5g)
£1.45
Candle Dye Pellets - Red (5g)
Candle Dye Pellets - Red (5g)
£1.45
Candle Dye Pellets - Green (5g)
Candle Dye Pellets - Green (5g)
£1.45
Autumn Red - Dye Chips
Autumn Red - Dye Chips
£0.75
Rust Red - Dye Chips
Rust Red - Dye Chips
£0.75
Deep Purple - Dye Chips
Deep Purple - Dye Chips
£0.75
Orange - Dye Chips (New)
Orange - Dye Chips (New)
£0.75
Peach - Dye Chips
Peach - Dye Chips
£0.75
Yellow (Primary)- Dye Chips
Yellow (Primary)- Dye Chips
£0.75
Old Ivory - Dye Chips
Old Ivory - Dye Chips
£0.75
Beeswax - Dye Chips
Beeswax - Dye Chips
£0.75
Light Gold - Dye Chips
Light Gold - Dye Chips
£0.75
Fudge - Dye Chips
Fudge - Dye Chips
£0.75
Cream - Dye Chips
Cream - Dye Chips
£0.75
Meadow Green - Dye Chips
Meadow Green - Dye Chips
£0.75
Evergreen - Dye Chips
Evergreen - Dye Chips
£0.75
Turquoise - Dye Chips
Turquoise - Dye Chips
£0.75
Light Blue - Dye Chips
Light Blue - Dye Chips
£0.75
Midnight Blue - Dye Chips
Midnight Blue - Dye Chips
£0.75
Plum Purple - Dye Chips
Plum Purple - Dye Chips
£0.75
Lavender - Dye Chips
Lavender - Dye Chips
£0.75
Heather - Dye Chips
Heather - Dye Chips
£0.75
Fuchsia Pink - Dye Chips
Fuchsia Pink - Dye Chips
£0.75
Light Pink - Dye Chips
Light Pink - Dye Chips
£0.75
Cocoa Brown - Dye Chips (New)
Cocoa Brown - Dye Chips (New)
£0.75
Metal Grey - Dye Chips
Metal Grey - Dye Chips
£0.75
Black - Dye Chips
Black - Dye Chips
£0.75
Fluorescent Yellow - Candle Dye Chips
Fluorescent Yellow - Candle Dye Chips
£0.99
Fluorescent Pink - Candle Dye Chips
Fluorescent Pink - Candle Dye Chips
£0.99
Fluorescent Orange - Candle Dye Chips
Fluorescent Orange - Candle Dye Chips
£0.99
Liquid Candle Dye - Primary Red
Liquid Candle Dye - Primary Red
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Tomato Red
Liquid Candle Dye - Tomato Red
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Magenta
Liquid Candle Dye - Magenta
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Primary Yellow
Liquid Candle Dye - Primary Yellow
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Primary Blue
Liquid Candle Dye - Primary Blue
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Teal
Liquid Candle Dye - Teal
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Wedgewood Blue
Liquid Candle Dye - Wedgewood Blue
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Violet
Liquid Candle Dye - Violet
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Purple
Liquid Candle Dye - Purple
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Orange
Liquid Candle Dye - Orange
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Honeydew
Liquid Candle Dye - Honeydew
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Hunter Green
Liquid Candle Dye - Hunter Green
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Olive Green
Liquid Candle Dye - Olive Green
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Brown
Liquid Candle Dye - Brown
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Cinnamon
Liquid Candle Dye - Cinnamon
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Ivory
Liquid Candle Dye - Ivory
£1.70
Liquid Candle Dye - Black
Liquid Candle Dye - Black
£1.70
Sea Green - Candle Dye Flakes
Sea Green - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Magenta - Candle Dye Flakes
Magenta - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Primary Yellow - Candle Dye Flakes
Primary Yellow - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Violet - Candle Dye Flakes
Violet - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Primary Red- Candle Dye Flakes
Primary Red- Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Cobalt Blue - Candle Dye Flakes
Cobalt Blue - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Black - Candle Dye Flakes
Black - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Forest Green - Candle Dye Flakes
Forest Green - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Primary Blue - Candle Dye Flakes
Primary Blue - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Orange - Candle Dye Flakes
Orange - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Brown - Candle Dye Flakes
Brown - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Scarlet Red - Candle Dye Flakes
Scarlet Red - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Tomato Red - Candle Dye Flakes
Tomato Red - Candle Dye Flakes
£2.35
Cinnamon - Dye Chips
Cinnamon - Dye Chips
£0.75
Honeydew - Dye Chips
Honeydew - Dye Chips
£0.75
Forest Green - Dye Chips
Forest Green - Dye Chips
£0.75
Olive Green - Dye Chips (New)
Olive Green - Dye Chips (New)
£0.75
Hunter Green - Dye Chips
Hunter Green - Dye Chips
£0.75
Teal - Dye Chips
Teal - Dye Chips
£0.75
Cobalt Blue - Dye Chips
Cobalt Blue - Dye Chips
£0.75
Bright Red - Dye Chips
Bright Red - Dye Chips
£0.75
Wedgewood  Blue - Dye Chips
Wedgewood Blue - Dye Chips
£0.75
Violet - Dye Chips (New)
Violet - Dye Chips (New)
£0.75

 
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