Candle Care & Safety Tips

Candle Care & Safety Tips

To optimize your SWEET WITH ME candle burning experience, we recommend these following guidelines:
    • To prolong the life of your candle, try to burn for at least two hours when first lighting up your candle.

    • For PILLAR CANDLES always place the candle on a heat-resistant surface, never directly on furniture or counter tops.

    • Always trim the wick to ¼" before each lighting. This will maintain an even and clean burn. Wicks with a black cap (mushrooming) can cause uneven burning or popping flares. 

    • Do not burn for more than 3-4 hours at a time.

    • Always keep your candles in sight when in use. Never burn a candle on or near anything that can catch fire. Keep burning candles away from flammable objects such as furniture, drapes, bedding, carpets, books, paper, decorations, etc.

    • Never leave a burning candle unattended. Extinguish candles when leaving a room or before going to sleep. Make sure the wick and ember is no longer glowing or smoking.

    • Candles should only be burned in a well-ventilated room. Choose an area away from open air vents, ceiling fans, and drafts. 

    • The candle, container and/or wax can become hot when in use. After extinguishing the candle, allow it to cool completely before touching or moving.

    • Always burn candle on a flat and stable, heat resistant surface. This prevents heat damage to underlying surfaces and also prevent glass containers from breaking.

    • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

    • Extinguish a candle if it repeatedly smokes, flickers, or the flame becomes too high. The candle isn’t burning properly. Cool, align and trim the wick, then check for drafts before relighting.

    • Stop using your candle when there's half an inch of wax left at the bottom.The wick and flame should never reach the bottom of the container. 

  • Always read and follow the manufacturer’s use and safety instructions carefully.

For more Candle Safety Rules please visit the NCA’s Candle Safety Page at:

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