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Are Candles Toxic? Answers You Need To Know Now

Dawn Mayo

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Are Candles Toxic? Answers You Need To Know Now

Are Scented Candles Toxic or Non-Toxic? Who’s Telling The Truth? There’s something special about the beautiful aesthetic and relaxing aroma of scented candles. They can transport you to places around the world and create, for you, experiences that go beyond your imagination. You can enjoy a calm ambiance in your home with the soothing flicker of light that seems to relax and soothe you as the fragrance captivates you. But there’s one issue that bombards the scented candle industry, that is… Are scented candles toxic? With the popularity of scented candles continuing to rise and health concerns soaring even higher,...


Happy New Year Round Up - 5 Most Popular Candle Tip Posts From 2017

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Happy New Year Round Up - 5 Most Popular Candle Tip Posts From 2017

Happy New Year, everyone!! It's officially time to take down the trees, halt the Christmas music, and start on those promises that only seem to make it through part of the year.  It's also a time for reflection on the year past. You know, to purge the things we didn't like, so we can do better in this promising new year. Right? So in the name of reflecting and improving, here's a round up of 5 of our most popular posts over  2017. Astonishing Reasons Your Candles Are Losing Scent Don't Toss It! What To Do With Your Leftover Wax Why Candles...


4 Easy Ways To Get Better Lasting Scented Candles

4 Easy Ways To Get Better Lasting Scented Candles

4 Easy Ways To Get Better Lasting Scented Candles Holiday vibes are in the air, and candle lovers are grabbing the scents they love most at this time of year. Freshly cut spruce and invigorating juniper, bittersweet cranberries and sprinkles of refreshing candy cane, rich vanilla sugar cookies baking alongside of simmering deep, dark chocolaty cocoa are wafting through the atmosphere.  While you've got those beautiful fragrances uplifting your space and evoking sweet memories, you'll want to make sure you keep your candles in optimal performance mode to get the most of your burn. Candle lovers are realizing that simply picking up candles,...


5 Tips For A Proper Burning Candle

Dawn Mayo

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5 Tips For A Proper Burning Candle

Hello, everyone. I've been working on a number of candle tests over the last couple of weeks. Most of the tests have been with wax melts, but today I thought that it may be a good idea to talk about what a properly burning candle looks like.   There are so many differences in flames in a burning candle. How do we know what's right? Well, I'm going to give you 5 tips to burning a candle properly to help you identify what a candle should look like when it's burning properly.  Keep your wick trimmed to ¼" at all times....


What Every Candle Burner Should Know About Candle Soot

Dawn Mayo

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What Every Candle Burner Should Know About Candle Soot

Candle soot can be a real headache. You're burning a candle only to find that there's a black smoky substance coming from your flame. That stuff can get all over your appliances, walls, and cabinets causing the need to repaint. The bad news is that black smoky substance is soot. The good news is that if you're burning a candle that's properly made, there are a number of ways you can reduce the amount of soot that comes from your candles. Following these tips will not only help your candles burn better, but you'll have a much better candle experience. So, first things...