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Caring for your beeswax candles

Caring for your beeswax candles

Caring for your beeswax candles: How to preserve their natural beauty and fragrance

Are you wondering how best to care for your beeswax candles? In this article, we share important advice and tips that will help you preserve their natural fragrance and extend their lifespan.

Why beeswax candles need special care

100% pure beeswax candles are a natural treasure, known for their clean burning, long burning time and mild, honey-like aroma. Beeswax candles are different from ordinary candles, and thus they also deserve special care to ensure optimal performance.

Preparation before ignition

Before lighting the candle for the first time, it is important to trim the wick to approx. 6-7 mm. This ensures an even and clean flame. If the wick gets too long, it can produce an uneven flame and more soot.

Tips for clean burning

To ensure that beeswax candles burn cleanly:

  • Avoid placing the light in drafts. This may cause dripping or uneven burning.
  • Make sure the wick is always centered.
  • Avoid burning the candle for more than 4 hours at a time.

Optimal storage of beeswax candles

Storing beeswax candles is critical to preserving their quality over time. Store the candles in a cool, dark and dry place. This protects them from melting or getting damaged from moisture.

Avoid the "tunnel effect"

When beeswax candles are burned for a short time, a "tunnel" can form in the center of the candle. To avoid this, make sure the entire surface melts each time you burn the candle, especially the first time.

Recycling of residues

Do not throw away beeswax residues! These can be melted down and used to make new candles, lip balms, creams, or other DIY beeswax projects .


Beeswax candles are a natural beauty that, with the right care, can delight your senses for hours. Follow the advice above and your beeswax candles will retain their fragrance, beauty and burn cleaner and longer.


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