Candle Care Tips
ALLOW YOUR CANDLE TO POOL
Light the wooden wick at one end and allow the flame to flow naturally across the wick. Make sure that the top surface of the wax melts all the way to the edge of the candle before extinguishing the flame — this may take between 1 to 4 hours after lighting. A full pool of melted wax will keep the candle from tunneling, or leaving wax on the sides of the vessel. If there is wax left alongside the vessel, it will melt down eventually.
Your flame height may vary, and may occasionally even appear to self-extinguish. Even a low flame will continue to heat, and the flame height should return shortly. Your Urban Luxe candle performs best when kept lit for 3 to 4 hours.
REMEMBER TO TRIM YOUR WICK BEFORE LIGHTING!
WICK CARE AND TREATMENT
Trimming the wick allows the flame to have a clearer and brighter burn. Keeping wicks shorter also means your candles will have a cleaner burn. Some candles create a black, sooty residue when you burn them. This can leave marks on ceilings or other nearby surfaces. If your candle flame grows to over 1 inch high or the candle begins to smoke, then carefully extinguish the candle, allow the wick and wax to cool, and trim the wick to 1/4 inch. Remove and discard all wick trimmings before relighting the candle.
You can purchase your Candle Care Tools here: https://www.urbanluxehomeessentials.com/collections/candle-tools-1
When a wick gets too long it cannot draw wax all the way up to the top of the wick. Therefore, the wick itself will start to burn or extinguish.
SAFE BURNING TIPS
Keep your burning candle in sight and away from drafts. Always place it on a flat, heat-resistant surface when lit. Keep the candle away from children, pets, materials that can catch fire, and other heat sources.
Never move your candle while it is burning or still hot. Only move it once the flame is extinguished and the wax has cooled. Pouring or removing liquid wax from the vessel may cause the wick to extinguish and affect the future burn quality of the candle.
WHEN TO STOP BURNING YOUR CANDLE
When there is approximately 1/4 inch of wax remaining at the bottom of the vessel, extinguish the wick and recycle the vessel according to your local recycling center instructions. Feel free to recycle your vessel with us for a percentage off of your next purchase. Contact us for more information regarding our recycling program.