You have heard of beeswax, soy and paraffin wax candles. Have you ever heard of palm wax candles? In this article titled How to Make Palm Wax Candles by WriterGig, eHow Member. According to the author, Palm wax candles burn exceptionally well and are safer for your health, without the negative side effects of petroleum-based candle products. Palm wax comes from palm tree oil and is a good natural material for poured candles. You can customize your candles colors and scents by the amount of dye and fragrance you use. This project is moderately difficult.