The most important thing is to create a burn memory. This essentially means that you need to leave your candle burning for long enough that the melted wax reaches the edge of your glass container.
If your candle is not burned long enough to allow the wax to liquify up until it reaches the edges, it will create a “memory ring”. Once your candle has a memory ring, it will continue to tunnel for the rest of its shelf life. Then you will need to do some remedy to it.
Creating a burn memory on our mini 4oz candle containers can take about an hour or two. While for the standard variant 8oz jars, it would take you about 3 hours to achieve a complete melt pool.
DO NOT light up your candles if you won’t be able to fulfill this burn time as it will definitely cause your candle to tunnel for the rest of its shelf life. Always make sure your candles are placed in a safe, heat-proof and flat surface before burning. Never leave candles burning unattended.
MAXIMUM BURN TIME
It is also very important to observe our maximum burn times.
For our Standard size 8oz candles, the max burn time is around 4 hours
and for our Mini size 4oz candles, it’s around 2-3 hours.
After that time it’s important to blow the candle out and wait for it to fully reset (solidify) before trimming the wicks and relighting.
Please do not burn our candle up to the last centimeter of wax left in your glass jars.
Glass may burn and break if fully consumed as the flame needs fuel to burn and that fuel is the wax.
NEVER LEAVE YOUR CANDLES LIT OVERNIGHT OR EVEN LEAVE IT UNATTENDED.
Always leave at least 1/4 inch of unburned candle wax before disposal or repurposing of jars.
We know it’s really tempting to get the most out of your candles but please do yourself a favor and leave a few centimeter of wax left.
You can scrape off the leftover wax from your jars and put it in a warmer before repurposing.
We highly encourage our clients to always trim the candle wicks before each burn. Trimming your wicks will make the flame burn more clean and bright.
Trimming your wick also prevents your glass jar from overheating and leaving black soot around the container.
If you don’t, it will more likely take on a weird mushroom-esque shape, which then dulls and obscures the flame.
The best way to do this is by cutting it with a wick cutter or simply with a scissors or if you’re lazy, pinch it and wash your hands afterwards. Trim at least 1/4 inch of wick and you’re all set to light up your candle again.