Making Paraffin Wax?

Answer Paraffin wax can be used for beauty treatments, to make candles and to seal jams and jellies when canning. Food-grade paraffin in some chocolate candy recipes increases smoothness and aids in moldi... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Making Paraffin Wax

Making Paraffin?

Making your own paraffin wax can save you money in the kitchen and the boudoir. Paraffin wax is used to preserve food canned at home and to keep fresh food bright and appealing. It can be used as a... Read More »

Can paraffin wax be used in place of cheese wax in cheese making?

While it is safe to use paraffin wax during cheese making, it becomes brittle and can stick to the cheese. Mixing paraffin with an equal amount of vegetable oil can make it more pliable. Cheese wax... Read More »

Can You Use Paraffin Wax in Lotion?

With the advent of lotion candles and paraffin wax baths, there is confusion regarding what can be used on skin for various applications. While the short answer is that you cannot use paraffin wax ... Read More »

Using Paraffin?

Paraffin wax candles are easy to make and a great project for a first time crafter. Paraffin wax suitable for candle-making can be found at most craft stores. If this is your first time making a pa... Read More »