4 Tips for Burning Candles

1. Always trim the wick to 0.5cm to allow for a cleaner burn
2. Burn the candle for a minimum of an hour and allow a full molten wax pool to form
3. Never burn for more than four hours
If it’s a wider candle you’ll need to burn for longer to avoid tunnelling.
4. Snuffing the candle (with the lid or a candle snuffer) is less likely to disturb the candle than blowing.

All tips shared by The White Company yesterday at an event. Check out their beautiful and actually quite affordable candles here

What are your favourite candles and do you have any tips?

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9 Comments

  1. 28th February 2014 / 4:29 pm

    The White Company do my favourite candles of all time, I love all their scents!
    Sally xx

  2. 28th February 2014 / 5:58 pm

    I really love White Company candles…and White Company everything! x

  3. 28th February 2014 / 9:10 pm

    Bath and Bodyworks candles are the best! 🙂

  4. 1st March 2014 / 1:56 am

    Great tips (and candle collection!). I was wondering when say burn the candle for a minimum of one hour do you mean the first time you burn the candle or always?
    emmasbeginning.blogspot.com

  5. 1st March 2014 / 4:05 am

    Great tips. I always try to burn the candle to a full pool before snuffing it, so it burns evenly. I don't really like to snuff it with the lid though, as the soot stains it.

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