Looking After Your Ritual Candle

Your First Burn

On your first burn make sure that the top surface of the wax melts all the way to the edge of the candle jar before putting out the flame - This may take 1-2 hrs after lighting. Allowing a full melt pool of wax will keep your candle from tunnelling or leaving wax on the sides of the jar. 

Keep Your Wooden Wick Short

Keep your wooden wick short, if your wick is too long it cannot absorb the wax and may not burn properly. It is recommended to cut your wick to 3mm using professional candle wick cutters. Remember to snap off the charred bits and trim your wick again if needed after each burn.

Keep A Clean Burn

The wooden wicks are designed to give a nice clean burn and should not produce any smoke. If you do notice smoke from your candle it means the wick has not been trimmed short enough or there is a draft interfering with the natural burn.


Safety Tips

Do not burn for longer than 4 hours and cool for at least 2 hours before relighting. Discontinue burning a candle when 1/2 inch remains in the jar. Keep your burning candle in sight and away from drafts. Always place it on a flat, heat-resistant surface when lit. Keep the candle away from children, pets, materials that can catch fire, and other heat sources. Never move your candle while it is burning or still hot. Only move it once the flame is extinguished and the wax has cooled. Pouring or removing liquid wax from the vessel may cause the wick to extinguish and affect the future burn quality of the candle. Always extinguish your candle with a snuffer, never use water or blow out your candle.

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