Square - Glow in the Dark

December 16, 2011 (last modified: December 30, 2011)

For Christmas my wife gave me some glow powder from readysetglo.com. I added the powder to 140° F paraffin wax. I also added paraflint, which helps the wax to carry light better. The glow powder doesn't stay suspended in wax very well, so as the wax was cooling I whipped it until it achieved an oatmeal consistency. When it was thick enough, I poured it over a square candle I made earlier.
The candle turned out alot better than I expected! It holds its glow for 6+ hours. I usually wake up before the sunrise, and the candle still dimly glows from the night before.