all things candles

tips, tricks and chats

whether it is a cotton wick or wooden wick, there are so many things that crafting candles has taught us. 

below you will find all the top-secret candle tips that nobody shared with you until now!

candle tip #1
candle tip #1

on your first burn always be sure to let the wax melt to the edge of the jar (~2 hours) 🕯 this is creates what is called a full melt pool and helps to avoid any tunnelling or wasted wax!

candle tip #2
candle tip #2

trim your wick! before each burn be sure to trim your wick (cotton & wooden) to approximately 1/8”-1/4”. a trimmed wick allows the candle to burn the proper amount of fuel aka wax. this will help your candle burn consistently and without any risk of black residue 💛 and don’t worry- if you don’t have a cute wick trimmer, a pair of nail clippers work great