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Some tips to take care of your scented candles and enjoy them safely.

1) Rules and safety 

To get the best out of your candle and for reasons of safely, it is necessary to follow some basic rules:

- Store your candles in a cool, dry and dark place.

- Do not expose candles directly to sunlight (this will cause fading) or a heat source (this could soften the wax).

- Never place a candle in a draft or near a flammable object.
- Never leave a burning candle unattended.

- Always place a candle in the appropriate holder and on a flat and heat resistant surface.

- Never move a lighted candle. If you must move a candle, blow it out first. Allow the wax to cool and harden before moving it, then re-light it.

- Never leave match fragments, bits of wick or foreign matter in the melted wax, to avoid any sudden flare-up.

- When using your candle for the first time, let your candle burn until its top surface is liquid. This will prevent the formation of pits.

- Let the candle burn for at least 1 hour to bring out all the fragrance of the scent.

- Always ensure that the wick is not too long before lighting a candle. Trim the wick to less than 0.5 cm. Also cut the wick if it has blackened at the end. A wick that is too long produces black smoke and a high flame.

- Always ensure that the wick is in the centre and straight, so that the candle burns evenly across its surface.

- Do not leave a candle burning for more than 3 hours at any one time, in order to preserve the scent and to ensure optimum combustion.

- To safety light your candles, use luxury matches.

2) Reuse of glasses and pots of candles

Once completely consumed, clean the pot. Depending on its size, you will surely find it a decorative use as a vase, flower pot, decorative glass, pencil holder, ...


3) Wintering of outdoor candles

Very often, the outer candle pots have a protective layer, but it is not enough to provide lasting protection against frost. Also it is recommended to store your outdoor candles at a milder temperature during the winter (garage, pantry, ...).


To light your candles safely, we recommend using luxury long matches.

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