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3 Main Candle Care Pro Tips

Updated: Dec 10, 2021

Has it ever happened to you that you have bought an expensive candle and after a few burn times the candle isn’t burning properly and you have wasted almost half of the wax?

Candle burning for 10-15 minutes

Burning candles isn’t just lighting the candles and diffusing the candles. There is more to it than that.

Almost there in 1 hour burn time

Read this blog and you will get the best out of your candles with just a few simple tips & tricks.

So let’s start with our steps:

Candle Care Pro Tip #1: Lighting the wick

Do use a lighter

Always light the candle with a lighter. Matches can be handy but using a proper lighter will help you in the long run and getting the most out of the candle without wasting much.

Don’t use a matchstick

Do not light your candle with another candle. The wax of the candle you are lighting will drip into your candle and may not work properly. Also, it might not be safe to do so. Burning a candle with a match stick for the first time is ok but not when the wax has midway through the jar. It may lead to matchstick debris leftover in the wax and your candle won’t look pretty anymore.

Candle Care Pro Tip #2: Checking the melt pool

Melt Pool in 2 hours

Do burn your candle for a minimum of 2 hours.

This is to allow the top layer of wax to fully melt, ensuring even burning every time you light it. Wax has a memory so it is important to let it burn properly and reach a full melt pool at each and every burn to avoid getting a tunnel down the center. Reaching a full melt pool i