Candle Care Guide

You've got yourself a soy wax candle, and you're ready to light it up and enjoy its amazing scent. But wait, there are some things you need to know before you do that. Don't worry, we've got you covered with these steps to make the most out of your candle:

  • Before we begin, take the candle out of the packaging! We know, the labels are amazing, but that's just unsafe.
  • First, you need to give your wick a haircut. Yes, you heard that right. Trim it to about 1/4 inch (6 mm) in length, using scissors or a wick trimmer. This will make your candle burn better and prevent it from smoking like a chimney.
  • Next, you need to find a nice spot for your candle. Make sure it's on a stable and heat-resistant surface, away from anything that can catch fire or blow out the flame. You don't want to start a fire or waste your candle, do you?
  • Now, you're ready to light your candle. But don't just light it and leave it. You need to let it burn long enough for the wax to melt all the way to the edges, forming a pool of liquid wax. This will make your candle burn evenly and last longer. Trust us, it's worth it. The first time you burn your candle, it should take about 3 to 4 hours. After that, it should take about 1 to 2 hours each time.
  • Don't get too carried away with your candle, though. You shouldn't burn it for more than 4 hours at a time. That's too much for your candle to handle. It will get too hot and burn out faster. Give it a break and let it cool down.
  • When you're done with your candle, you need to put it out properly. use a snuffer or gently blow out the flame. Be careful not to spill any wax or create any smoke.
  • After each burn, you need to trim the wick again. Yes, another haircut. This will keep your candle looking good and smelling great. It will also get rid of any soot or debris that might ruin your candle.
  • When you're not using your candle, you need to store it properly. Keep it in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight or heat sources. This will prevent your candle from fading or cracking. You want your candle to stay beautiful and fragrant, right?
  • Last but not least, you need to be safe and smart with your candle. Always keep an eye on it and never leave it unattended. Keep it away from children and pets, who might be curious or playful with it. Follow the safety instructions on the label or packaging, they're there for a reason.

    There you have it, the ultimate guide to safely burning a soy wax candle. Follow these steps and you'll have a wonderful candle experience. Happy burning!