Our diffusers should last for up to three months depending upon the room size and temperature. The strength of the fragrance will depend upon the number of reeds used.
When lighting your candle for the first time allow the wax to melt to the sides of the jar – soy candles have a memory and this will ensure the candle burns consistently each time it is lit.
Only burn candles for 3 to 4 hours and remember to trim the wick to 5mm before you light the candle again.
Although there is a safety label on each candle it is always best to follow these simple rules when burning candles.
I hope these tips help to prolong the life of your candle – however the list is not exhaustive so please use common sense as well!
- Keep the wax pool clear of any debris including matches and wick trimmings.
- Do not handle or move a burning candle.
- Never burn a candle on or near anything that can catch fire.
- Always place candles on heat resistant surfaces and away from other heat sources.
- Never leave burning candles unattended.
- Keep children and pets away from lit candles.
- Never burn a candle right down to the end – always extinguish 15 mm from the base.
- Place candles at least 10 cm apart from one another.
- Burn candles in a well-ventilated room and away from drafts.
- Extinguish a candle if the flame becomes too high or flickers repeatedly.
- Extinguish a candle if the container becomes too hot and has more than 1cm of melted wax.
- Never use a candle as a night light.
To extinguish a candle:
- Use a candle snuffer.
- Never use water to extinguish a candle.
- Make sure the candle is fully extinguished before leaving the room.
- Do not handle the candle until it has completely cooled.
- Never use a knife or sharp object to remove wax drippings from a glass holder.