Updated: Jul 21, 2020
Candles are an obsession of mine...and I think it’s safe to say that it’s almost impossible to go to someone’s house and not see a candle somewhere. They provide warmth, ambiance, and can mask less than pleasant smells from a spectrum of fragrance - musky, fruity, floral, spicy or sensual (to name a few!).
Most of us are aware of candle safety, and all candles should have the little warning sticker on the bottom, in or on the box for your reference, but how can we look after our candles to ensure longevity and continued quality? Here are 5 tips to help keep your candles in tip top shape:
1. TRIM THE WICK
The golden rule is to trim the wick between 5-8mm, using a wick trimmer or sharp pair of scissors. Our candles are hand poured soy wax, which requires a slightly thicker wick which does not always burn completely. Trimming before each use will help it burn evenly, reduce