The secret to long-lasting candles Tips for efficient candle burning

The secret to long-lasting candles Tips for efficient candle burning

When you invest in premium candles, you are investing in an experience. An experience that elevates your space, promotes calm, and creates a warm atmosphere. However, to truly make the most of your investment, it is essential to ensure that your candles burn efficiently and last as long as possible.

Here are five tips for efficient candle burning that will help you enjoy your luxury candles to the fullest-

1. Use a candle kit: The secret to long-lasting candles is investing in a quality candle kit. It will not only enhance your entire candle-lighting experience but also make it extremely safe while ensuring a clean and even burn. A candle kit essentially contains accessories like a-
  • Candle lighter- Usually longer than usual lighters, they allow for the safe and convenient lighting of a candle
  • Wick trimmer- To ensure your candle burns smoothly without producing soot or smoke.
  • Trim the wick to 1/4th inch before each burn.
  • Candle Snuffer- For easy and safe extinguishing of the flame
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2. Avoid drafts: If your candle's flame is flickering in any direction other than straight up, it means you have a draft. A draft can hamper the longevity of your premium candles as it causes uneven burning, excessive flickering, and smoke. To avoid drafts, place your candles away from open windows, fans, or air vents.

3. Prevent center burn/tunneling: A common problem when burning candles is that when they aren't burnt right, they burn from the center. This leaves unused wax on the sides and reduces their burn time. To prevent this, allow the top layer of your candle to melt to the edge of your candle's container the first time you light it. By ensuring a full wax pool, you get maximum scent out of your premium candles, prevent tunneling the next time you light them, and also increase their burn time.

4. Burn in sessions: Avoid burning your candle for extended periods in one sitting. Instead, burn your candle in shorter sessions, ideally no longer than four hours at a time. This lesser-known tip prevents over-heating and gets you long-lasting candles. Remember to extinguish the flame carefully using a candle snuffer between these sessions.

5. Proper storage: Another key tip to remember for long-lasting candles is their proper storage. It is important to store your candles in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and drafts. Exposure to heat and light can cause candles to soften or fade, affecting their appearance and performance. By storing your candles properly, you can preserve their quality and prolong their shelf life.

Make the most of your premium candles with these tips
Efficient candle burning is the key to getting the most out of your luxury candles. By following these simple tips, you can ensure that your candles burn cleanly, evenly, and for longer- allowing you to indulge in their delightful fragrance and the ambiance they create time and time again. With proper care and attention, your premium candles will continue to elevate your space for many hours of blissful relaxation.

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