Candle Care Guide

Candle Care Guide

Candle Care Guide

Our Delilah Chloe candles are lovingly hand poured with great care. The keeping them working their best (and safest), follow our candle care guide to experience gorgeous fragrance and relaxation time after time.

How to burn your candle

  1. The first light of your candle is the most important! Ensure your candle is in a well-ventilated room, away from any drafts or fans which could cause rapid or uneven burning.

  2. For the first burn ensure that you allow the wax to ‘pool’ fully to the sides of the candle jar. If you do not do this, you could potentially allow your wick to become buried within the wax or cause the candle to ‘tunnel’ which leaves a build up of wax around the jar sides and can reduce the maximum burn time.
     
  3. Burning for long periods of time can cause the wick to move or slant. Ensure that you only burn your candle for a maximum of 2 hours for each light.

  4. Always leave about 1cm of wax at the bottom of your candle jar. Do not allow the candle to burn right to the very base of the wick – extinguish the flame when there is still a small amount of wax remaining. This prevents the wick moving or the flame causing a potentially hazardous heat build up in a localised region of the container.

How to care for your wicks

  1. Ensure you keep the wax pool clear of wick trimmings and matches, as debris in the wax can act as a secondary wick, encouraging your candle to burn fast.

  2. After you have safely extinguished the flame, make sure to centre and straighten the wick again, ready for the next burn. Burning the candle for too long can cause the wick to move or slant. If you see a flaming wick come close to the jar wall, extinguish the flame immediately and straighten the wick back up when cool and safe to do so.

  3.  Long, or crooked wicks and create a high flame, or smoking and sooting. Avoid this by trimming your wick to 5mm (when the candle is cooled), follow this trimming technique for each burn to ensure you get the most out of your candle each time.

How to store your candle

  1. Avoid spraying household products or room sprays in the air or on any surfaces near your candle.

  2. Make sure your candle is away from any soft furnishings such as curtains, cushions, blankets etc.

  3. Always place your candle on a heat proof matt to protect your surfaces.
4. When your candle isn’t in use, ensure to place the lid back on the jar to keep dust away from the wax. This will ensure that your candle keeps its freshness and quality with every burn. (Ensure you only place the lid back on once the candle has fully cooled. DO NOT use the lid as a ‘snuff’ to extinguish the flame, this will cause a build up of heat and cause the jar to crack).
 
5. Storing candles for too long can affect the scent, so ensure you use your candle in a reasonable time from purchase to ensure you achieve the most beautiful fragrance.

Important Safety information

  1. Never leave a burning candle unattended. KEEP OUT OF REACH from children and pets.

  2. The candle container will be hot after burning – allow to cool completely before handling. DO NOT place the lid back onto the jar until the wax has completely set again. (A minimum of 30 minutes).

  3. Our candles are made from natural soy wax – you may notice variations such as frosting, cracking or sweating in the wax. This is normal for natural wax and does not effect the performance of the candle.

  4. Candles made from natural wax react to changes in temperature. We recommend you keep away from direct sunlight and avoid exposure to extreme fluctuations in temperature.

Did you know?

All our candles are lovingly hand poured using a natural Soy Wax base with our gorgeous fragrance oil blends. Due to the natural nature of our wax, you may notice variations such as frosting, cracking or sweating in the wax. This is completely normal for a natural soy wax and does not effect the performance of your candle. You’ll still receive beautiful scents that will fill your home time after time.

STEP BY STEP CANDLE CARE GUIDE FOR YOUR LUXURY DELILAH CHLOE CANDLE

Here at Delilah Chloe we aim to give you a luxury home fragrance product that helps you relax and feel peace within yourself and within your home. It is important to always take time to look after yourself, even just for 5 minutes of each day. 

Not only is it important to look after yourself, but it is important to look after your candles too so you can get the best experience out of them whilst using them in your home. We have put together some top tips and pointers for you to ensure your candle care is on point. Ensuring your candle is burning the best and brightest way possible before, during and after using them!

BEFORE

  • Put candle on a heat proof mat,
  • Trim the wick to 5mm before lighting.

DURING

  • Never leave a candle unattended,
  • Always keep out of reach of children and fur babies,
  • Do not burn near flammable objects,
  • When lighting for the first time, be sure to let the wax melt to the edge of the container,
  • Do not burn for more than 3 hours at a time.

AFTER

  • The jar will be hot after burning, let it cool before handling,
  • Do not put the lid back on until all wax is set again (30 minutes minimum),
  • Keep lid on in between burning to protect the candle and wick from dust and damage,
  • If any wax is spilt, carefully scrape away then wash the surface with warm soapy water.

All of our candles are beautifully hand made with natural soy wax, which may cause such things as cracking, frosting or sweating to the wax. This is normal and will not affect the performance of the candle. It is also important to remember natural wax can react to temperature changes. So, try and keep them away from direct sunlight and avoid exposure to temperature fluctuations. 

If you follow our safety and care information we can assure you that you will get the most out of your Delilah Chloe products.For more information on other product care please go to our safety Information page.

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