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Wood Wick Candle Care & Instructions

Lighting Your Candle

It may take a couple of attempts lighting your wood wick. Ensure the whole wick is alight before removing the lighter, this may take up to 10 seconds.

Burn Time

To prevent the wax from tunnelling, the first time you light the candle let the wax melt all the way to the edge of the vessel. Never burn for more than 4 hours at a time.

After 4 hours, the candle gets too hot and begins to evaporate fragrance oil and burn off quicker. We recommend burning in 2-to-3-hour increments. 

We suggest keeping multiple candles on-hand so you can rotate through them when you want to continue burning candles longer than 4 hours. That way you can either rotate fragrances or always have an extra of your #1 favourite on-hand.

Trim Wick Before Every Use

Always trim the wick before relighting. Trimming the wick will help the candle stay alight, burn evenly and for longer. Remove the charcoal from the end of the wick with a tissue. This is important to do before each burn as the charcoal can discolour the wax and may cause the candle to go out.

Avoid Draughts

Candles burn best in still air, but if there is a draught, turn the candle periodically to avoid an uneven burn. Do not put burning candles near heating and air-conditioning vents or open windows.

Candle Storage

Candles are sensitive to temperature and light. Store your candles in an upright position.

Putting Candles Out

It is always better to use a snuffer rather than blowing it out to prevent wicks from drifting off centre and to avoid wax splash. This will always maximise the candles burn time.

Keep The Burn Pool Clean

If you get any black around the vessel, simply wipe it away with a damp cloth. This may be a sign that the wick is too long.