These simple tips and tricks will make you a candle care pro and ensure the cleanest, safest burn.

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Use a wick trimmer to cut the wick 1/4" before each burn. This will help to ensure that your candle burns evenly and the flame stays at an optimal, safe height.

LET it burn

Most important on the first burn, allow the wax to melt until it reaches the edge of the jar. This will help to prevent candle tunneling, which is when the wick burns straight down the center of the candle without the wax ever reaching the edge of the jar.

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PRO TIP: Always burn your candle within sight and away from children and pets. Let your candle cool completely before touching / moving.

KNOW WHEN it's time to stop BURNING

Never burn your candle for more than 4 hours at a time. When it comes to the point where there is only 1/4" - 1/2" of wax left in the jar, it's time to stop lighting your candle. Burning a candle when there is little to no wax left is unsafe, as the jar could easily overheat.

Pro tip: Want to avoid smoke when extinguishing your candles? Use a wick dipper to gently tilt the flame into the melted wax for a safe, smokeless extinguish. This candle care tool is also great for re-centering wicks and removing any debris within the wax.


When it comes to candle care and safety, you're officially a pro. Now, all that's left is to give your candles the extra love they deserve with our stylish candle care tools, matches & lighters. 

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