- November 24, 2022
A good candle also needs you to "light" it. Let's see today, what did you "point to" wrong?
#Notes before lighting the candle#
○ / Cooling
Before using a scented candle, place it in the refrigerator for a few hours before removing it to slow down the burning rate of the candle.
○ / Trim the wick
When the scented candle leaves the factory, sometimes the wick may be longer, so you need to trim the wick according to the actual situation. If the wick is too long, the flame of the scented candle will be too high and the candle will heat unevenly and turn black. Smoke phenomenon. Therefore, before using the candle, cut the candle wick with candle wick cutters, and the length of the candle wick should be about 3-5mm from the candle.
○ / Wick trimming tool
In addition to ordinary scissors, it is recommended to use special wick scissors. The wick is cut with a radian, which is convenient to get into the bottom of the scented candle and cut off the wick. The most important thing is that the wick scissors have a flat shape. The cut ash from the wick will fall onto a flat surface, not fall into the candle bowl and dirty the candle. It is recommended to trim the wick and return the wick back to the center each time the candle goes out so that the heat is more even the next time it is lit.
#Notes when lighting candles#
○ / Don't light candles where the wind blows
①Pay attention to the lighting of the candle, and avoid placing the candle in a windy place, so as not to cause wax dripping or an unsightly phenomenon due to the shaking and tilting of the candle flame.
②Do not light candles on the windowsill and stay away from flammable objects!
③Place the scented candles on a platform with a relatively uniform ambient temperature to avoid uneven melting of the candles.
○ / Candles have a "burning memory"
When recording for the first time, please keep recording for 2-3 hours. Candles have a “burning memory”: if the wax around the wick is heated unevenly for the first time, and the surface is completely melted, then the candle will burn only around the wick.
#Warnings for extinguishing candles#
○ / Do not blow out the candles with your mouth
Always remember not to blow out the candles with your mouth! Not only will this damage the candle, but it will also create black smoke, which will turn the wonderful aroma of the scented candle into a smoke smell. So, what method should you put out the candle?
① Candle Extinguishing Tool
You can use a fire extinguisher to extinguish the candle, or directly use a candle wick cutter to cut off the flame, or use a candle extinguisher hook to dip the candle wick into the wax oil and then quickly lift the candle. the wick that fits best~
Advice. If you don't have a professional candle extinguisher handy, you can use toothpicks, iron wire, and other items instead of pressing on the candle wick.
You can also use a suitable metal lid for the cup to close it for 3-4 seconds, the fire will automatically go out due to lack of oxygen, black smoke will not be generated, and the burning smell in the room will be prevented. .
○ / Notice when the candle goes out
①After the fire is out, cover the candle with a lid to prevent dust from entering and speed up the evaporation of the smell.
②After the scented candles are extinguished, put them in a ventilated place, because after lighting the scented candles, there will be steam, and if they are placed in a room without air circulation, there will be fog.
③Do not place scented candles in direct sunlight to prevent fading or fragrance release caused by sunlight.
④After the aromatherapy candle burns to the end, it will slowly melt, and the burnt candle cup can be soaked in warm water until the final extinction, so that the wax stains float, then drain the warm water and wipe the cup. When it is clean, it becomes pen holder or storage tool, etc.
Using candles according to the above method can not only protect scented candles well, but also increase burning time~ It is recommended to live and practice immediately!