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How to Take Care of Beeswax Candles for Longer Burning Time and Better Light |

How to Take Care of Beeswax Candles for Longer Burning Time and Better Light |

How to take care of beeswax candles for a longer burning time and better light

Are you curious about how you can make your beeswax candles last longer and shine brighter? Well, you've come to the right place! In this blog post from, we will dive into the world of beeswax candles and explore how proper care can extend their life and enhance their luminous beauty. From storage tips to burning techniques, we cover everything you need to know to get the most out of your beloved candles.

Storage of beeswax candles

To start, let's talk about storage. Beeswax candles should be stored in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. This helps them keep their shape and avoid melting. A dark drawer or cupboard is ideal.

Prepare the candles before use

Before lighting a beeswax candle for the first time, it is important to trim the wick to approximately 6 mm. This ensures a cleaner burn and extends the burning time. Remember to trim the wick each time before lighting the candle again.

Burning tips for beeswax candles

  • Avoid Drafts: Place the candles in a draft-free location to prevent the flame from flickering and smoking.
  • Even Burning: To avoid tunneling, let the candle burn long enough for the entire surface to melt.
  • Avoid Overheating: Avoid burning your candles for more than four hours at a time.

Cleaning and Maintenance

If your candle starts to collect dust, you can gently wipe it off with a soft, dry cloth. To remove any drips or spills of wax, you can use a warm, damp cloth.

Sustainability and Environmental considerations

Beeswax candles are not only beautiful, but they are also an environmentally friendly choice. By taking good care of them, you support sustainable living.


With these simple tips, you can extend the life and improve the burning of your beeswax candles. Remember, proper care makes all the difference!

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