Soy Candle + Wood Wick Info

The first burn is the most important.

1. For this first burn, allow your candle wax to burn until the edge of the container. This is to establish a burning pattern, candles have memory! If you do not allow your candle to burn until the edge of the container during the first burn, it may create a tunnel during your second burn. This will make it increasingly difficult to have the edges of the candle melt. 

This can take a few hours depending on the size of your candle. 

2. Keep your wood wick trimmed to about ⅛”, and clean off any charred wood from previous burns. If your wood wick candle won’t stay lit it’s probably because the wick is too long. If you don't have a wick trimmer, nail clippers will work! Let the wax cool and set before trimming, to ensure no charred bits end up in your wax. 

For other wicks, ¼” is optimal.

3. My candle has small 'snowflakes' on the surface. What do I do?
Frosting occurs in soy candles, and is especially prevalent when there are temperature fluctuations (common during shipping). Frosting is cosmetic and won’t impact how well the candle performs.
4. My candle surface looks bumpy after my first burn - what have I done wrong?
This bumpy surface is not a maker or user issue. Instead, this is a natural occurrence of soy wax that is free of additives. Soy wax that hardens completely smooth may be a sign of additives in your wax. This is cosmetic and won’t impact how well the candle performs.
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