This wax is great for dipping tapers, gel embeds or pillar candles. It has a nice shiny finish and doesn't shrink much. Vybar will remove snowflakes. Translucent crystals or Micro cubes can be added to this wax to make super hard gel embeds or hurricane shells. Type: Paraffin Meltpoint: 156 degrees Primary Use: Gel embeds, pillar candles, overdipping on candles Packaging: 10-11 lb. slabs Scent Recommendation: Use up to 1 oz. fragrance per pound Wick Suggestion: cotton wicking, flat braid or square braid Recommended Pouring Temperature: 180-190 degrees Instructions for Use: Heat wax to 200 degrees. Add scent and coloring and pour around 190 degrees. This will not shrink much so will not require to much of a re-pour if any. You will get a snowflaking effect on the candles if you do not add any additives.