The Scented Chronicle Blog

This is where dixoncandleandbath talks about everything related to scented candles, wax melts, & such!

Extinguishing Candles

by | Friday, November 6, 2020 | 0 comment(s)

Hi fellow candle lovers. Happy Friday! I just wanted to include some important safety information regarding extinguishing your lit soy candles. How do you extinguish your candles? Do you "blow" your candles out? "Blowing out" candles (by way of blowing your breath onto the wick), will produce more soot.  The flame may flare up.  Hot wax may splatter.  It also presents a fire hazard if lit or hot pieces of wick land on flammable objects.  I know some people also use the...

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Candle Wicks

by | Monday, October 26, 2020 | 0 comment(s)

Hi scent lovers, hope everyone is doing well. I just wanted to share a very important candle tip to all my candle lovers.  Did you know that you should be trimming your candle wicks on a regular basis? Yes, absolutely! After every re-lighting of your candle, trim your candle wick with a wick trimmer, scissors, or pair of new toenail clippers. No used toenail clippers please, lol!.  Trim your wick down to at least 1/4" or down to a maximum of 1/8". Why you may ask? It serves several...

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Candle Memory

by | Sunday, August 9, 2020 | 0 comment(s)

Do you know that candles have a memory? Once you light a candle you must allow the candle to burn all the way to the edges of the jar. Especially, for the first burn before extinguishing the flame. If not, on the next burn, the wax will only melt to the width of where it was on the previous burn cycle. This is called the candle memory. The rule of thumb is to burn your candle 1 hour for every diameter inch of the candle jar. For example, our 12 oz candle jars measure approximately 2.75" across....

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