Stay at home during the rest time, pick a favourite scented candle, set a little fire and let the delicate aroma linger a very relaxing moment.
The aroma of scented candles can bring a pleasant spiritual feeling. People are also beginning to value the experience of using scented candle.
1. Preparations before lighting the candles
Do not leave an open flame near children or pets who may be at risk of harming themselves or others.
The place should avoid from wind and moving air. Avoid placing candles near the windows; otherwise, the candle flame may cause the wax to produce black smoke.
There are two kinds of tools for lighting candles: extended matches and special candle igniters. These are two safe tools to light candles. General lighters or matches could be difficult to light candles.
Trim your candles before lighting them. Learning how to trim a candle wick is essential for keeping your candles burning for longer as it can prevent dirty wick debris. It is better to trim the candlewick and leave the length of 5-7 mm long.
2. Points to note when lighting candles
When burning a candle for the first time, it needs to burn continuously for 3-4 hours, so the candle will have a "burning memory". Suppose the wax around the wick is not evenly heated, and the surface is completely melted when first lit. In that case, the candle will burn only around the wick after that.
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Knowing how to burn a candle evenly keeps your candles looking fantastic for longer, and get a better fragrance throw. If the candle is still burning incompletely and unevenly after a long time. There are still ways to make it up. First, before lighting the candle, wrap the outer edge of the candle in tin foil so that the heat is concentrated to help melt the wax at the edges. Second, after extinguishing the candle, scrape the edge wax residue into the center of the melted wax.
3. Steps to do after burning candlesExtinguish the candles is one of the most essential steps, but people often pay less attention to it. Never blow the candle out directly with your mouth, as this can damage the candle and produce black smoke, turning the wonderful aroma of the scented candle into a smoky smell. To do a good job, one must first use the right tools. So the professional scented candle tool is important.
A candle wick snuffe: use it to directly cover the burning wick, isolate the oxygen, extinguish the candle and reduce smoke.
A candle wick dipper: push the wick down inside the melted candle, then quickly hold up the wick and extinguish the candle to reduce the black smoke.
A candle wick trimmer: it is shaped to fit inside the candle container and hold the cut wick without dropping it into the candle.The way to storage candles is simple. Store the candles in a cool, dark and dry place. Because high temperatures or direct sunlight will cause the candle's surface to melt, which will affect the level of fragrance emitted when the candle is lit. When not in use, scented candles need to be covered with a candle lid to prevent the essential oils from evaporating and dusting. Generally speaking, it is recommended that scented candles be finished within six months to a year. So that the essential oils do not fade over time and affect the fragrance effect.
To clean the residual wax, first, pour in hot water to melt the wax oil, and when the water cools, the wax oil will solidify on the floating surface, which is very easy to clean. The cleaned jars can be used for storage or decoration—A variety of candle containers for makeup brushes, stationery, accessories, plants, etc., is perfect and looks great on the table.
If you are a beginner to collect candles, Fleurwee will provide you the best experience with scented candles.