You cut out the work for the rest of us. Mine feels like the 1:1 and I need firm pressure and movement to get off any soft mixture. Check out this massage bar recipe to see how I use it with liquid oils and beeswax . That worked well. In the warmer it stayed melted just fine. I assume you’d add coconut oil to beeswax for candles because you really like coconut oil and want to give it a try, I can’t think of any other reason to include it , Wow! Hey, Give it a quick check on both sides to make sure you don't have any drips or dry spots - and that you've gotten all the way to the edges of the fabric. Hey Frank! I would like to whip it possibly with vitamin E, but I understand that if it is in warm place it may melt and loose its creamy texture… thanks in advance…. (I say we. Very nice of you to share your knowledge. Can you recommend how much beeswax to add and when in the process to add it? When you have a question like this, always be sure to check out the FAQ’s! Your guides have been more than a BLESSING in my current delving into the world of homeopathy. ", So what's the verdict? If it’s liquid in your part of the world you’ll find your results for this test don’t hold true to mine since it’s solid for me. Please note that nothing on this site has been designed or tested for large scale manufacturing or re-sale, and attempting to sell anything made from recipes on this website is a bit foolish and at your own risk. You'll also need fabric. 1:8 Super soft. or BOTH? I absolutely LOVE this stuff! Hi Eliza! How to Make Beeswax Wraps: 10 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow (Last time, for reference, was last Christmas - and the resulting leather notebook sleeve project was pretty cool!) A Quick Guide to Coconut Oil & Beeswax Ratios - Humblebee & Me Can you make a suggestion on oil(s) and ratios– thinking the coconut sounds really good. This block of beeswax is blended with just the right amount of tree resin and organic coconut oil. How the Ruffle Dress Brought My Sewjo Back: Return of the Blog! What the heck are those? Hey Adi! Take a look at my hair balm and beard balm recipes as a starting point . A few weeks after we finished our wraps, I found a New Zealand website with a nifty little beeswax wrap tutorial, (very similar to my method and recipe) which also sells all of the ingredients, along with a host of over things to DIY things like deoderant, lotion, and bath bombs, if you’re interested and local :), They're pretty cool! I let my newly made candle … This post is all about the finished shoes, what I love, and what I'll do differently next time. so read on to find out what I’ve been up to lately! Our fabric is an assortment of 100% cotton from the quilting section (the moustaches are an exception - 30% linen) and we bought 60cm of each one, so I could cut six 30cm squares out of each one. I want to add beeswax so the whipped butter will not melt so easily. For starters, coconut oil isn’t a liquid oil—it’s a soft solid, with a melting point of about 24°C. Very interesting. (that's why saving the leftovers is a good idea! What ratio of wax to oil would you use when making a lotion? As somebody who does not make candles I’m afraid I can’t offer much advice. It’s so thin that it really doesn’t help skin in truly dry conditions. Happy to have saved you some time & stuffs . Wax doesn’t like to come off of stuff too easily. You know that batural beeswax can have different colour, weaker/stronger smell. Melts relatively quickly, could be a firm salve. So helpful!! Is there a way to balance the melting of coconut oil in a recipe? Cheers! Hi! Thanks Marie for sharing this! So do you think using a 1:5 or 1:6 ratio of the coconut oil and beeswax mixed with brown oxide would do what I’m looking for? So if I wish to make my own lip balm at home what should be my wax to oil ratio so that it doesn’t melt in room temperature. I want to make this post as useful as possible - hopefully it adds something to the reusable food wrap conversation, rather than just repeats! This is just hypothesis, though, you’ll have to give it a try to see! I may in the future, but it’ll be several months at a minimum, so if you’re really curious I’d recommend trying it yourself . Thanks, Adrian! Who am I? Coconut or olive are both good choices , (the Therabath website says the machine should read 129-134 for best use). throughout a year. I hate it when a recipe fails Hopefully you didn’t lose too many ingredients! I recently changed my beeswax from a white non-organic to a yellow organic. Our pure and organic beeswax comes from Lismore, wild harvested Virgin Coconut Oil from villages in Papua New Guinea, and Dammar Resin from trees in both Southern Java and Sumatra. Today’s episode is all about ruffles, and where the heck I’ve been since April. I find my quick guide to liquid oil and beeswax ratios so useful that I knew I’d have to extend it out to soft oils as well. I think of adding “lubricant” from flax seeds, Aloë Vera or plant based glycerin. quick guide to liquid oil and beeswax ratios,, Check out my lotions page for more information ,, see this experiment to see that in action. All of their products use high quality ingredients and real essential oils, and I have been using the Beeswax Butter Balm both on my hands and on my lips. That's a bit harder to do with the additional ingredients though, especially since damar gum doesn't melt easily (I'd call what it does more of a 'dissolve' than a 'melt'). Quote of the night from Jon was "It's really way more fun than it should be - but they turned out so cool! At LAST! Thank you for the post! Sandwich Wraps: Use a 14" x 14" piece of fabric. This is a very interesting article. Another awesome post, Marie! Hi! How to use beeswax wraps. Thanks for doing what you’re doing Glad to have been of use, Cathryn Have fun with your candles! as long as the combo equaled a gram??? What a cool project You’ll definitely need some oil for slip as well as bringing down the melting point—I think you’d have some very unhappy customers if you dipped their hands in a pot of 64°C beeswax—YOWZA! So the oil is perennially liquid… Will I be able to use that oil with the beeswax in 1:1 ratio? Increasing the melting point would require adding something (probably a wax, as they have high melting points), and for it to be a lotion you’ll need water and emulsifiers. This week’s post is all about my first (that’s right, there’s already a second… and a third!) A mortar and pestle is ideal, but a ziplock bag inside an old sock (or wrapped in an old rag) and a hammer will also do the job. What do you mean by “additives”? I'll never do anything dodgy with your email address and you can unsubscribe instantly whenever you want. On the patterned side, sew a button in … : o). This week, learn how to make your own set of pressing tools, and check out the free downloadable pattern for a tailor’s ham, seam rolls in two sizes, and the ever-useful boob ham! When you make larger batches what do you use to mix the water into the salve/body butter? I can formulate a recipe which stays solid-soft in winter, but in the summer the thickening provided by solid coconut oil is no longer present. 1:7 Very soft. Today we’re looking at beeswax and coconut oil, a perennial favourite in DIY body products. I chose coconut oil so this is extremely helpful to me. If you want to add something water soluble you’ll need an emulsifier and a broad spectrum preservative, which is obviously going to drastically impact the melting point (lower it) and might result in a peculiar burn as water would evaporate off while your oils would burn. Do you think it that that means the ratio of coconut oil to CARNAUBA wax would also increase? I am cosmetologist and attempting to replace my “made from petrolium sludge” paraffin dip I use for hands and feet with a non toxic product and am about to try beeswax! So, 1:1 was 1 gram of each, while 1:8 was 1 gram of wax and 8 grams of coconut oil. I am about to embark upon making my own make up, and this is very intresting and helpful! My recipe has stayed the same except for the beeswax. I definitely have to thank you for starting me on my diy skincare journey…it has been your website that has changed my whole skincare routine! We half-melted the beeswax (until there was a fair bit of melted wax in the bowl) and then slowly sifted the powdered damar gum into the bowl. I’m hoping to make some salves at home but is so worried about the coconut oil liquidfies in the tropical country (Singapore) I’m from. I’ve been really enjoying the 1:1 as a lip balm as well—I found myself dipping into the tin on my way out the door quite often , Marie, this is amazingly helpful! Wonderful! Thanks for the suggestions! Hiya Fran! Really wonderful topics these with the ratio between different kind oils and beeswax. I was curious to see how it acted when paired with beeswax. There’s a thicker skin on the surface, and then it’s nearly liquid underneath. I am pretty sure that I will need some sort of oil to give it slip. by Marie | May 31, 2014 | Articles, Quick Guides, The Basics | 121 comments. I think it was the coconut oil that I didn’t like. 30cm is just big enough to wrap up a sandwich (33cm would have been better, but we were squeezing) and is an ideal size for things like cut fruit, cheese, and covering bowls as well. If you want a really moisturizing lotion, this one is great . Lynn, here are a few, I have three—use the search box above my photo . Next, we need pine resin or damar gum. I also look for ways to make (this) massage oil more smooth and slippery because it is for very soft and sensual touch and I don’t need the friction that a sport massage might want. You'll also want something to stir the mixture with - I went for a metal spoon, because I was worried about being able to clean a spatula afterwords, but a sacrificial stirring implement could also have been used. I must say this page is very very informative, as I am a novice in making DIY lipcare. It may be very brittle, but it has a fairly low melting point—lower than shea butter! Thanks so much for this post. The price difference was negligible, so I chose to use damar just in case. It is possible to make bee wrap with just beeswax, but the addition of pine resin or damar along with jojoba oil allows the wraps to stick to themselves, which provides a much better seal and means that the fabric square doesn't have to be as big as it would otherwise. Hi Maria! So… it should work? 2. Hi Jane, Wondering if you ever came up with a dippable recipe….I see some wrappable products out there, but dipping is so nice. What do you think Marie? I’d like to introduce you to my brand new Bernette b48 - and also to announce that I’m the newest member of the Bernina Ambassador team! Put your Email Address in the box, and I'll ask the friendly internet robots to send you a message when I post an update! You’re very welcome! Check it out! I’m trying to make a anhydrous butter with coconut oil in it, but I would like it to keep the same consistency even when ambient temperature is above 24 C, (it happens here often). Check out my lotions page for more information . (I know! We’ve got a solubility issue with those ingredients, so they won’t even combine without emulsifiers, and then that ratio varies a lot depending on the emulsifier, which means a lot of variables… which means this experiment could take years. Thanks for taking the time to share this info! Be sure to check out my entry on beeswax & liquid oils as well—you might find that more useful for herb infused oils , Awesome info and perfect timing! Want to help support Humblebee & Me? It’s so humbling to see genuine goodness around, such as with a place called humblebee. I’ve found the right FAQ to help you out! Mix gently for a few seconds. It's possible to filter it back to white, but it generally requires chemicals - leaving it yellow is better for the environment) which meant that the fabrics we used all came out of the process a bit yellower than they went in. Hey Margarite—given that Janet commented here well over two ago, I highly doubt you are ever going to get a response from her. My sincerest gratitude! Now I know what kind of ratios I want for any given work. And, if cared for properly, they can last for months, which helps justify the $12 outlay (the average cost for a medium-sized wrap). It also means you can actually wrap it around something like, say, half an avocado - and get a really good seal to keep that avocado from turning brown. You may recognize that setup if you've ever needed to melt chocolate. I am so in awe of just how open and honest you are in sharing your experiences and wisdom with the world! Could be a soft salve. To remove the water I would simply gently re-melt the beeswax and let it sit still while it re-solidifies—the water will come out and collect so you can easily remove the water-free beeswax block once it sets up. I’m thinking making facial mask with beewax and coconut oil. This is very strange, I have never had this experience. Great reference material. I saw the beewax-honey-coconut facial mask somewhere online and got interested – I do hand wax spa and really like it. Practicality aside, 10/10 for boozy crafts night, and very much an instant gratification project - plus great for scraps! With a melting point over 60°C I find beeswax concoctions don’t soften much in hot weather. It is very helpful! So addicted. I’m tickled pink that you did this and that I’m reading it. How sticky was it? I always recommend purchasing beeswax locally, so check your local farmers market . Your email address will not be published. You’ll also need an emulsifier, and you’d generally drop the beeswax as it can be sticky in lotions and isn’t really necessary to thicken them (though you can include beeswax if you want). Thanks for these”oil to wax ratio” articles, Marie. Is there anything that I can add to increasing the melting point? Today, I’m walking you through how to draft a ‘boob ham’ of your very own - and also providing a LOT of thoughts on why having one is so important! (I am not sure of the temperature of the warmer at the moment – there is “low to melt” on a dial but not sure of the thermometer reading for that. So I was thinking to blend coconut wax with beeswax, but now I’ve decided to use coconut oil as the alternative! I have an idea that I’ve been toying around with which is some sort of tinted eyebrow tamer using a mascara brush. I find these experiments super useful for my own learnings as well I’d probably do something with more wax than 1:5 or 1:6, those were super, super soft and I think you’d find them too liquid to be overly malleable on/near the skin. On the weekend I spoke with a market stall holder who is an apiarist. Now i’m going to make more lip balms, just because I can , Awww, thank you so much, Fatima! This post goes into a slightly more thorough explanation, if you're interested. I was actually wondering what the best ratio would be just a few days ago . This, specifically, was quite a difficult nugget of information to find in other blog posts, so we ended up buying way more wax and damar gum than we needed. If you'd like to chat about catlessness, sewing, knitting, or other forms of world domination, I'd love to hear from you! Racheal has experimented with using different methods and brought along the results for us to look at but for the workshop she demonstrated the beeswax/resin/oil option. I was paranoid we'd run out and I'd ruin my first and therefore only chance at crafts night). – please include that in the title or first lines of the intro. Some kind, if you count high school chemistry Thanks so much for reading! Thanks! Oily, liquifies on touch. Thanks for sharing that. Would you consider this test using unrefined cocoa butter? When chilled to the point that it set up, it was much harder than coconut oil. Makes a nice lip balm. Much appreciated any advice from you. Is there any way around this, without making the recipe too hard during winter? Do you think 1:1 ratio will work? I’d definitely recommend keeping that one for the hands and feet—paired with gloves or socks it would make a great overnight treatment for dry skin! Would it be too much to ask for you to do a “guide to coconut oil and carnauba wax ratios”? Hi Auty! Once the beeswax has almost melted, add the castor oil. I feel like we were lucky to be working with such a large group because it gave us a chance to really perfect the method. Absorbs quickly, smooth. Thanks so much for reading I’m glad you’re finding my guides so useful! This should take between 5-10 minutes, but can take longer. They don't really stick to themselves as aggressively as I expected them to, but they stick as well (if not a little bit better - they've been using theirs for a few months now) as the originals. I tested this by rubbing bits of the mixture on my lips as they are more sensitive than my arm, and also very familiar with lip balm. I think you will find a combination of carnauba wax and coconut oil to be very glossy and smooth, and yes, you will likely need to use more coconut oil than you would with beeswax, though I have not tried it. Perhaps look at some fatty acids like stearic acid? Sprinkle your beeswax/resin/jojoba oil mixture evenly over the top. and then covering the foot/hand in a plastic bag and then insterting into a terrycloth mit and letting the warmth relax, speed up ciruclation, and also open the pours for the lotion to seep in a bit deeper. For this purpose, since it’ll be rinsed off from the sounds of it, I’d recommend a cheap carrier oil. If you end up with too much wax, you can use your next fabric square as a blotter to remove some of it. Place the wax, crushed rosin and coconut oil in … I’ve tried to make lotion bars that are either too soft or too hard. I do have a few inquiries. If you were using just beeswax, you'd need to wrap a rubber band or something around the edge to keep it all together. This week, I’ve sewn the uppers of my shoes together - plus their linings. I recommend giving this post a read—it has some interesting insights on how different methods of cooling can impact end consistency. Everything I’ve ever tried from Made from Earth is amazing. It helps the wrap stick to itself like the damar, but that's not its main function in the recipe. We also had take-out curry for dinner, so the kitchen wasn't in competition for multiple things, but everyone got to make their own wraps, and there was a good balance of being able to socialize with everyone who wasn't currently making them but also get into the process when it was your turn. I used a paintbrush (one that I didn’t want to use for anything else later) to help spread the beeswax to the edges. I’ve been wanting to make some salves with the herb oils I just made so this will be a big help. Dried out tree sap! Just can’t seem to get it right. Have you thought about playing with some of the softer oils with higher melting points like shea butter? Hi Lucille! The wax also really brought out the color in our brighter prints (like the sugar skulls) and made the whiter prints look cool and antiqued. I did an experiment using beeswax and olive oil, and so far I’ve found that to be a better jumping-off point for formulations made with liquid oils . Almond, coconut, avocado?? I wrap my sandwiches and work snacks in them, and we wrap half-used fruit and veggies like onions, avocados, and melons in them - and at one point I made a little origami bag for a bundle of green beans out of one. If she doesn’t have email notifications set up I cannot imagine she would ever return here to see if anybody has asked her a question! I live in a hot climate and would like to make whipped body butter out of coconut oil. Also the flame only tend to melt the middle part even after 15 minutes burning. Make your own beeswax food wraps: updated recipe - thisNZlife Step 6: Wait for the beeswax-coconut oil mix to cool down slightly before adding the essential oil. In terms of the mixing ratio, starting with beeswax 1: coconut oil 0.5 sounds good to you for a candle? At first, I thought all one needed to do to make bee wrap was cut squares of cotton fabric and melt beeswax onto them (either via iron, stovetop, or oven methods). This is important, because the beeswax cools very quickly when it leaves the double boiler. I add some essential oil for scent as well. Part Two of the First Shoe series! I used the same method for this experiment as for my other wax and oils guides. This was pretty easy to observe by simply handling bits of each mixture. It's true that this is the general idea, but the actual recipe contains more than just beeswax, so it's slightly more complex. It’s finally here! Has a noticeable, flexible skin on the surface. Almost like water. I love your brow zing dupe and use it every day but for those days when I’m in a rush I’m looking a for a way to reduce all the steps (wax part, powder part, brush with a mascara wand). It is exactly what the title states: it’s a guide to understand how different ratios of coconut oil and beeswax behave, which can be very helpful if you are looking to develop a formulation of your own. I was hoping this page would include information about the lower melting point. Well, no. Ben and Sarah had some that they'd bought, so I was happy to be able to see how they compared. What ratios are you using? If you can, get the powdered variety: I ended up getting chunks and crushing them myself because the powder was more expensive, but either way, just know that it needs to be crushed up into a powder for our purposes. It melts below body temperature, making it one of my favourite as-is body butter bars. I would think you have had some kind of scientific training! If you live somewhere drastically warmer than I do, you will likely find these observations on the harder side. Hey Lily! Thanks so much for sharing! Then, stick the tray with the wrap in the oven for 3-4 minutes until you can see the beeswax start to glisten a bit. That’s a good 25°C hotter than a nice hot tub temperature. We did keep a fire extinguisher on hand - beeswax does burn, so it's important to keep an eye on the oven, and keep the wax off your stove's heating element. At this stage, you'll be hanging on to the wrap by its corners. Why not use just pure coconut oil? Because they are so similar, you can use whichever one is most readily available to you - unless you happen to be allergic to pine trees. ), but carnauba is quite expensive at about US$44 per pound. In my later attempts at finding a good mix, I used more beeswax and a drizzle of coconut oil and put the tray in the oven for just 5 minutes at 60 degrees celcius. of beeswax. It just seems awfully warm, knowing that I like my hot tub at 104°F and anything too much warmer is pretty uncomfortable! I’m making a soothing balm with count oil and beeswax and find when it dries completly it’s not smooth looking on top its bumpy, what could be causing this?!? Last ingredient - jojoba or coconut oil. I just had a question about melting beeswax and adding essential oils without having them evaporate. This website participates in the Formula Botanica, Baraka Shea Butter, and Amazon affiliate programs; as an Amazon Associate, Humblebee & Me earns from qualifying purchases. They are super helpful! Your email address will not be published. I’d recommend pure argan oil instead—it’s my all time favourite facial moisturizer and I live in a very dry climate . I've been lagging on the blog photos front lately and this post is no exception. Hi Dominick! You'll need to upload them to a free image hosting service first—. In INDIA, ambient temperature rises upto 40-42C in summer, so coconut oil melts in our room temperature in Summer. Great info, For my 1st concocution I used 2 parts beeswax 1 part coconut oil (+ couple drops of lemon/lavender oil/vitamin E) to make a product similar to ClimbOn which worked quite well. It's only once in a blue moon that Jon asks me to make him anything, and once every several blue moons that he asks if we can make something together. I don't do a heck of a lot of work with quilting cotton so I didn't have many useful scraps, but taking Jon and his friend to the fabric store to choose fabrics was actually the most entertaining thing I've done in a while. Plus, since we had two trays going, each person who was finishing up could show the next person how to do it. Instead, the best method I found was to melt the damar gum and the beeswax together in a double boiler (or, in my case, a highly scientific setup involving a small pot with an inch or two of water in the bottom, a saucepan that balanced on top, and a wooden spoon in the pot to provide an escape for the steam.) This will come in handy when I reformulate and even make salves. I’ve always found shea to be wonderful for pampering the skin as well . My First Jasika Blazer: and some exciting news. I tried it with a 1:3 ratio but found it too oily. Do you have any suggestion for that? How to make your own Beeswax Wraps at home. This week, I’m lasting the shoes - giving them their foot-shape and shoe structure, and effectively finishing them up! Jojoba oil is also antimicrobial which is helpful in keeping the wraps clean - especially since they can't be washed in hot water. I’d also recommend adding some clay, I love it for adding a bit of body to those brows Thanks so much for reading & DIYing with me—have fun with your latest concoction! We found it worked well to have two baking sheets going at a time, so two people could make their wraps in tandem, rotating whose was in the oven and whose was getting painted on the stovetop. Look at how excited Jon is about his sugar skulls! The final post in the first time shoemaking series! I did, however, have to insist on the Bee print and the doughnuts - those two are my favorite wraps! A few lessons, after observing everything: Sign up for the Humblebee & Me newsletter to get more recipes and exclusive email content delivered straight to your inbox! Hi Kay-L! 1:6 Very soft—I can dent the surface with my finger without the mixture shattering or coming into chunks. or can refined be useD? Keep up your good work!!! Thx for posting your findings. Add the wrap to the oven one more time for 3 or 4 minutes, and then immediately lift the wrap off the parchment (if you wait too long, it will stick!). Required fields are marked *. According other blog posts (and a few FAQ pages from places that sell the wraps) they should last for 6 months at minimum - they can be refreshed by putting them on a parchment-lined baking tray in the oven for 3-4 minutes and then drying them like we did when we made them. We also lined two baking sheets with parchment paper so that we could paint our wraps. Recently, I tried to use a little beeswax to increase the melting point of coconut oil and that would leave a bit of a waxy film. After setting up a bit more this effect diminishes, though the mixture still liquefies within about 2 seconds of skin contact. As we made the wax mixture, we set the oven to 180°C (350°F) to preheat. He decided to turn it into an excuse to have a gathering - a bee wrap making, wine drinking party on $10 curry night at our friends' Ben and Sarah's house. if there was an award for 'one millionth blogger to write about the reusable beeswax wraps', I'd win it. Thank you SOOOO much for these ratios (the coconut and olive oil to beeswax ratios). I wouldn’t really recommend putting that much beeswax on your face (I have found it can clog up more acne prone areas), and I’m not sure why you’d want to. 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