There are many different types of candle wax and not all of them work the same way. Each wax has its own purpose and they have different melting points, which is important to know for melting the candle wax.
Beeswax is a soft and sticky wax. Most people do not even attempt to use it for molded candles. The benefits, however, are that it burns very cleanly and has a pleasant natural scent. It can be a bit pricey, however. The melting point is about 150 F.