Candle Care Guide

Circa Candles & Diffusers

Once you've purchased your favourite candle, it's important to know how to take care of it! There's just a few things to note to ensure you're getting the most out of your candles. We've summed up all the important tips. 

  • Before you start, ensure you look at the safety warnings and instructions on the packaging. This is generally located at the bottom of the box and candle. 
  • Try to use your candles for at least 1 hour ... this will prevent the candle from burning unevenly and tunneling straight down. 
  • Keep your wicks trimmed, generally we try to keep the wicks at 7mm before burning. Push them upright before burning!
Click here to see our wick trimmers and candle care kits. 
  • As a general rule, try to not burn bigger candles for more than 3 hours or smaller candles for 2 hours. 
  • Burning candle away from any drafts or wind ... so no air conditioning, fans or open windows.
  • Don't use the lid to snuff out the candle, simply blow gently to extinguish.
  • Stop using the candle when there's 10mm of wax left. You don't have to let it go to waste ... simply freeze, remove and add to the top of a new candle!
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