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Mastering Candle Care: Your Guide to What's That Fragrance Scented Candles

Mastering Candle Care: Your Guide to What's That Fragrance Scented Candles

Hey there, candle lovers! If you're anything like me, you appreciate the warmth and ambiance that a beautifully scented candle can bring to any space. Today, I want to chat with you about something important: candle care! Specifically, let's delve into the best practices for taking care of your What's That Fragrance scented candles so you can enjoy them to the fullest.

Why is Candle Care Important?

First things first, why should we bother with candle care? Well, properly caring for your candles not only ensures a longer burn time but also maintains the quality of the fragrance and the appearance of the candle itself. It's like giving your favourite cozy corner a little extra love and attention!

Trimming the Wick

Let's start with a simple but crucial step: trimming the wick. Before lighting your WTF candle each time, trim the wick to about 5mm.  This helps prevent excessive smoking and ensures a clean, even burn. A wick that's too long can cause the candle to burn unevenly or even create soot, which nobody wants.

The Initial Burn

When you light your candle for the first time, let it burn until the wax pool reaches the edges of the container. This could take a couple of hours depending on the size of your candle. This prevents "tunneling," where only a small diameter of wax melts each time, leading to wasted wax and reduced fragrance throw in future burns.

Subsequent Burns

After the initial burn, try to keep your candle lit for no more than 4 hours at a time. This helps maintain the integrity of the fragrance and prevents overheating. Always place your candle on a heat-resistant surface away from drafts, pets, and anything flammable.  (Use our wooden lids as a base for this purpose.)

Extinguishing the Flame

When it's time to say goodnight to your candle, avoid blowing it out if possible. Instead, use a candle snuffer or gently dip the wick into the wax and then straighten it back up. This will minimise smoke and helps preserve the fragrance for next time.

Storage and Safety Tips

Lastly, store your What's That Fragrance candles in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight or harsh temperatures. This will keep the wax and fragrance in top-notch condition until you're ready to use them again. And of course, always keep candles out of reach of children and pets for everyone's safety.

By following these simple candle care tips, you'll ensure that your What's That Fragrance scented candles not only smell amazing but also last longer and burn more evenly. It's all about enhancing your cozy moments and creating that perfect ambiance in your home.

So, whether you're treating yourself or looking for a thoughtful gift, remember that a well-cared-for candle is a happy candle. Happy burning, everyone!

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