Candle Care Tips: Make It Last

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  • The first time you light your candle, allow it to burn until the wax pool melts all the way to the edge; for a larger candle, this may take several hours.
Natural Soy Wax has a “memory”,  so if extinguished with only a partial melt pool, this will prevent a full, even pool from forming in the future. This is how ‘Tunnels’ in form in candles.

    • FLICK YOUR WICK. Trim your wick to 1/4” before each light. Removing the Carbon Buildup will not only help your candle burn cleaner, but also Longer with a more consistent fragrance. 
    TIP: rather than using scissors, simply flicking your wick to trim. The wick will break off right where it needs to, at about 1/4”.  


    • Keep lit candles away from drafts, fans & air vents. Burning a candle near an air current is not only a fire hazard, but will also  create a bigger flame which causes your candle to burn quicker and smell weaker over time. 



    • Burn on a sturdy, heat-safe surface. Avoid burning on surfaces like wood & fabric. 
    • Never leave a burning candle unattended! Extinguish all flames before leaving a room ( or going to sleep ). 
    • Burn candles at least 2 feet away from anything flamable ( clothing, curtains, documents ) 
    • Do not use a burning candle as a nightlight. 
    • When burning multiple, Place lit candles at least 3 inches apart. 
    • A candle should not be burned more than 4 hours at a time. This helps create an even fragrance throw and longer lifetime.

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