Life of a Candle Maker

Justin Healy
Are You Burning Candles Properly?

Are You Burning Candles Properly?

Check out these tips on how to properly burn a candle.   Candle Burning Tips 1. Always burn your candle till the container has a wax pool of ¼ to ½ inches in height. Let your candle burn so that melted wax reaches all sides of the container. This will allow the wick to be properly fueled by the wax and prevent you from wasting any wax. If you do not burn your candle for long enough the first time you light it, you will create a “life ring.” See candles have a memory of sorts. The first time you light...

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Justin Healy
Why You Should Stop Buying Yankee Candles!!

Why You Should Stop Buying Yankee Candles!!

Candles are believed to have existed since the ancient Egyptian times, when they would stick the pithy core of reeds in animal fat. Fortunately, candles have come a long way since then. Unfortunately, most of the candles sold in America today are bad for your health. Here's a look at the issue with paraffin wax and the better options out there.   Are soy wax candles better than your current candle? 100 percent yes. Soy wax is a better alternative to most of what is currently sold. Your Yankee Candles of the world still rely on Paraffin wax, which throws scent...

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