Prolong Candle Life


Candles are favorites to many of us when it comes to decor and keeping your home or office smelling festive and inviting.  But, did you know that common burning habits may be diminishing the life of your candle? Here are some care free tips to prolong the life of your favorite candles and be sure you are getting your moneys worth.

Four hour rule – memory ring = happy, long- living candles  

Tip 1: Set your candle up for success. The initial burn is important to set up the candle for the rest of its burning life. To start, your candle will need to remain lit for at least one to two hours and you will want to be sure the top layer of wax is completely liquefied. By burning the entire top layer of wax, you are will not be let with a ‘memory ring.’ Memory rings are kind of like little puddles in your candle. They leave a little dent in the top layer of wax, which causes your candle to tunnel and burn unevenly.  

Tip 2: Snip the wick. Cutting the wick to just under a centimeter in length is arguably the most important candle tip. By keeping a short wick, less wax is absorbed to be burned, assuring that the candle is only taking in as much wax as it needs to supply a more contained flame.

Tip 3: Four Hour Rule. Candles should burn for no more than three to four hours at a time. This ensures that your candle is liquefying and burning safely. This also will prolong the life of your candle. You can either blow out, or use the lid to extinguish the flame of your candle. Placing the lid on to extinguish the flame will contain all the 'after burn' smoke too. Allow the candle to re-solidify and trim the wick before burning again.

Tip 4: Know when to say goodbye. Once you have about a half an inch of wax, it is time to move on. Burning any further, increases the potential for dangerous damage to the candle jar.

Tip 5: Fall in love again. Once you toss your old candle, it is time to fall in love all over again with a new B. Witching candle. Whether it is the same fragrance, or a seasonal change up, our candles are sure to impress.

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