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How to Make a Wax Diffuser | Hello Glow
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Essential Oil Wax Candle Diffuser

Make these essential oil beeswax candle melts using citronell, geranium, rosemary, and eucalyptus essential oils to help repel outdoor insects.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time15 mins
Cooling time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Home
Cuisine: DIY
Keyword: candles, essential oils
Yield: 6 cubes
Author: Lindsey Johnson
Cost: $10


  • Double boiler
  • Ice cube tray



  • Melt beeswax and coconut oil in a double boiler on the stove, or measuring cup set into a pan of simmering water.
    How to Make a Wax Diffuser | Hello Glow
  • Once melted, remove from heat and let cool slightly, not allowing it set up. Stir in the essential oils and transfer to an ice cube tray.
  • Place in fridge or freezer until set. Pop out the cubes and store in an airtight container.
    How to Make a Wax Diffuser | Hello Glow


To use, place one cube in the top of a candle wax diffuser. Light the tea light candle underneath and allow the wax cube to melt. More essential oils can be added, if needed, for a stronger scent. The wax can be reused over and over, adding fresh essential oils when needed.