The Endless Benefits Of Hemp for Making Candles & Soap
Evidently, what the world needs now is hemp sweet hemp! Beauty, skincare, and home products featuring organic hemp and hemp seed oil are overwhelmingly popular and in demand.
According to Forbes and Grand View Research, the global cosmetics market for hemp-derived (CBD) products is expected to hit $1.7 billion by 2025. So, don’t let another day go by without understanding hemp’s amazing range of naturally empowered uses, especially in your personal-care and home product lines.
Personal-care use has become the second largest US consumer market for hemp derivatives. Rich in protein and fatty acids, hemp seed and hemp seed oil have found growing use in body products. Euromonitor Personal Care Consultant, Irina Barbalova, calls it the new “superhero ingredient in beauty” and believes that “as health becomes intrinsic in every brand’s strategy, hemp’s remedial and therapeutic credentials present an immediate investment prospect.”
hemp stats show healthy promise
According to singlecare.com, here are the numbers for 2021:
- 33% of American adults have used CBD/hemp-derived products (“hemp”) once or more
- 64% of Americans are familiar with hemp products
- An estimated 64 million Americans have tried hemp products in the last 24 months
- Americans age 18-29 are most likely to use hemp-derived products, but older Americans often use topical oils/tinctures and lotions/balms to aid in issues from skincare to pain relief
Popular with everyone from your 25-year-old neighbor to your sweet 80-year-old grandmother, hemp’s “good for the body, good for the soul” nature has won us over!
benefits of natural organic (thc-free) hemp
Organic hemp and hemp oil (harvested by cold-pressing the seeds) provide all-natural, environmentally-friendly ingredients to broaden the range of your candle making, personal care, and home products. Turns out hemp’s maker uses are as healthy, rich and versatile as the plant itself.
All of our hemp-based products are highest quality and 100% free of THC (the main psychotropic ingredient found in cannabis). More extensive purification processes ensure THC levels are undetectable, containing not even that minute 0.3% allowed by law!
our hemp fragrance collection
From smoky and gorgeous ganja-inspired notes, to blends that are floral-fresh, green and woody (or even fruity!), our hemp fragrance collection offers exciting and original ways to distinguish your product offerings.
The hemp collection includes five fragrance oils ideal for use in making candles, diffusers, soap, and bath and body products. They've been meticulously selected by our in house perfumer for their complexity and sophistication.
Fragrances featuring hemp’s distinctively appealing aromas are known to have more relaxing and balancing effects.
This collection cultivates well-being in the most modern and holistic ways. With a full range of blend choices, each fragrance features a hint of hemp or is inspired by hemp aromas, and is:
- Phthalate free
- Paraben free
- Free of Prop 65 ingredients
hashish bud & black tea fragrance oil
Sit back and relax into an herbal medley of black tea and cannabis, rounded out with a complex base of green patchouli and warm amber.
Top: Lavender, Eucalyptus, Basil, Bergamot
Middle: Rosemary, Cannabis, Black Tea
Base: Patchouli, Amber, Vanilla, Musk
With essential oil of patchouli from Indonesia.
indica kush & violet resin fragrance oil
Let this awakening blend of bright floral resins (with a hit of chronic kush) create a psychedelic trip with just a hint of spice.
Top: Moroccan Mint, Anise, Geranium
Middle: Cinnamon, Cannabis, Rhubarb
Base: Sandalwood, Violet, Patchouli
With essential oils of patchouli from Indonesia, rosemary from Spain, cedarwood from USA, and guaicwood from Paraguay.
ganja flower & tabacco leaf fragrance oil
Evoke the essence of warm Cuban nights as sweet tobacco and cannabis flower make their smoky, aromatic magic.
Top: Cannabis Flower, Gardenia
Middle: Tobacco Leaf, Smoke, Rhubarb
Base: Palo Santo, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Amber
With Essential Oils of Vetiver from Haiti or Indonesia, Amyris from Haiti, Silver Birch and Cedarwood from USA, and Balsam and Thyme Flower from France.
cannabis & agardwood fragrance oil
Create something sultry and seductive as exotic woods, warm amber, and hemp smoke take you on a euphoric and psychedelic trip to a rich, foreign land.
Top: Cantaloupe, Marijuana Leaf
Middle: Marijuana, Hemp Seeds
Base: Musk, Amber, Eastern Cedar
With Cedrus Atlantica Oil from Morocco.
goji berry & hemp fragrance oil
Surrender to this scent’s intoxicating and sophisticated contradictions as pear nectar and dark red Goji berries intermingle with smoky rich woods and charred hemp.
Top: Goji Berry, Black Pepper, Pear Nectar
Middle: Charred Hemp Leaves, Mirabelle Plum, White Oleander
Base: Amber Woods, Patchouli, Vetiver
With Essential Oils of Cacao from Ivory Coast, Birch from USA, Olibanum from France, and Davana from India.
hemp coco soy candle wax
Candle wax with organic hemp is a high-performance, eco-friendly, and sustainable choice with luxury-added appeal.
Our hemp coco soy wax is a rich vegan blend of natural organic hemp, soy, coconut, and food-grade paraffin wax is rich with features and benefits you’ll love:
- Creamy white appearance
- Exceptional adhesion
- Excellent fragrance throw (both warm and cold)
- Evenness of burn and wax consumption
- Easily handles a 9-10% fragrance load
- Free of gluten, toxins, paraben, and phthalates
- Comes from renewable sources
- Contains only FDA-approved waxes
Hemp coconut soy has a 120 F (49 C) melt point, with an optimal mix and pouring temperature of 140-150 F (60-66 C). Works best with the ultimate wood wick .03, whisper booster wood wick .03, or spiral wood wick .01.
We add food grade paraffin because we’ve found it to enhance the performance of our wax and give an excellent hot throw. Scientific studies have proven paraffin wax to burn just as cleanly as soy, beeswax, or palm. And the highly refined, food-grade nature of our paraffin puts it in the natural category. You can learn more in this study performed by the National Candle Association.
olive hemp seed soap base
Soap bases become all the richer thanks to hemp oil’s abundance of super-healing and moisturizing essential fatty acids. Hemp seed oil is high in omega acids 3, 6, and 9 which help repair the skin barrier and form a seal cover to keep moisture trapped inside.
Our olive hemp seed melt & pour soap base is a translucent blend of sustainably-sourced olive oil, hemp seed oil, and coconut oil with a slightly olive hue.
Exceptionally cleansing, hydrating, and long-lasting, this soap base is chock-full of beautiful benefits:
- All-natural, hypo-allergenic blend
- Made with RSPO Certified Sustainable Palm
- Non-Comedogenic (doesn’t block pores)
- No animal testing
- Gluten and soy free
- No SLS / SLES
- Made with food-grade, plant-based materials that are sustainably farmed
- Recommended for all skin types, but particularly those that are dry, inflamed, or acne prone
We’d love to see your hemp-enhanced creations (and hear any extra-groovy product names you come up with!). Share and tag @makesy on Facebook or Instagram for the chance to be featured!