How to make your Soy Candle Last Longer - Bethel & Co

How to make your Soy Candle Last Longer

We believe that our sense of smell is one of the most powerful senses we possess. Bringing candles into your home is a great way to brighten up the space and create a Cozy & Inviting space.  We (My mother & I) at Bethel & Co created this quick easy to follow guide to help you get the most out of your candles. 

The First Burn

When you first get your soy candle the first burn is the crucial. Because we use a soy wax base its important to know that soy wax has a wax memory. Wax memory refers to how the wax melts after it is lit for the first time. The first burn creates a wax pattern for each burn.

When you light your candle its important to let the wax burn evenly across the entire top surface. We usually recommend burning our candles for 2-4 hours for a clean burn every time. 

Trim your wick, wick, wick!

PLEASE! Trim your wicks. Trimming your candle wick is a key component to a clean, long lasting candle, Not trimming your wicks can become a fire hazard.. Trim your wick about 1/4 inch every time for a clean burn and to prevent your candle from mushrooming or creating soot. When you don't trim your wick the flame of your candle can grow to large or begin to flicker out of control. If this happens make sure you turn off your candle, Wait for your candle to completely cool down & trim your wick with some wick trimmers or scissors. 

Keep your candles clean

Make sure that the surface of your candle is free from dust or debris. To clean your candle grab a damp cloth and lightly clean off your candle. All of our candles come with a beautiful bronzed lid to help prevent your candle from accumulating dust. When your candle is not burning we recommend using the lid as a cost. 

We here at Bethel & Co we make it a priority to create an enjoyable candle experience for you guys, but its also important that you take care of your candle. 

We hope that these tips & tricks have helped you understand how to properly take care of your new Soy Candles. 

Please feel free to contact us or take a look at our FAQ's if you would like to learn more about Bethel & Co and our candles. 

Stay Safe & Cozy! 

With love, 

Wandee Polanco 


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