Hey there candle enthusiasts and Wixology fanatics! Are you tired of your candles burning unevenly or not lasting as long as you'd like? Fear not, for we have 5 tips for the ultimate candle burn that will leave you with a long-lasting and delightful experience.
- Trim that wick
Before lighting your candle, always trim the wick to about 1/4 inch. A longer wick can cause your candle to burn faster and create an uneven wax pool. Plus, trimming the wick reduces soot and ensures a cleaner burn.
- Let it burn
When lighting your candle for the first time, let it burn for at least two hours. This allows the wax to melt evenly and prevents tunneling, which is when the candle burns straight down the middle, leaving a ring of unmelted wax around the edges.
- Mind your surroundings
Always burn your candles on a heat-resistant surface and keep them away from flammable objects. Also, make sure to keep your candles out of drafts, as a breeze can cause uneven burning and shorten the candle's life.
- Wax on, wax off
After blowing out your candle, wait until the wax has solidified before moving it. This prevents the wick from moving around and ensures an even burn next time.
- Repurpose your candle
Once your candle has burned down, don't throw it away just yet! You can repurpose the remaining wax by melting it down and pouring it into a new container or using it to make wax melts.
With these 5 tips, you'll be on your way to the ultimate candle burn. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy the delightful ambiance that a well-burned candle can bring. Happy burning!