What Makes Beeswax So Special ?
Pure unscented Beeswax is one of nature’s perfect products. Its fragrant aroma of pollen and nectar while burning creates a wonderful relaxing atmosphere unlike any other candle. Beeswax candles burn longer and cleaner than other wax candles, due to the higher melting point of beeswax. Their smokeless flames gives off more light and heat than other waxes and are virtually drip free. Beeswax candles may seem to be more expensive than paraffin candles, yet this is not always true. Paraffin wax burns much quicker than beeswax and the price difference becomes more balanced since beeswax has a much longer burn time.
Beeswax Candle Burning Tips
Always burn your pillar candle on a on a solid heat resistant surface. It is recommended that a suitable candle plate is used to stop any accidental hot wax spillages.
Pillars should be burnt for extended periods of about 3 hours at a time to let the wick melt the wax out to the edges evenly therefore stopping the candle from tunnelling and making relighting easier.
It is important to keep your candle wick trimmed to the right length of approximately 6mm for the most efficient burn being carful to only trim the wick when warm as wicks become fragile when cold and can lead to braking and relighting problems.
The best way to extinguish your candle is to push the wick into the pool of wax with a suitable tool and then straightened afterwards, this will eliminate any chance of smoke. We don't recommend blowing out candles due to hot wax being blown over delicate surfaces
Votive candles should be burned in votive holder [available in our shop].Because they are small so unable to contain there own wax pool when burning. The votive holder is used to contain the beeswax as it burns, so it is important that the holder is not to large as this will lead to short burn times.
A good tip is to place a tea spoon of water in the bottom of the holder first, this makes cleaning easer once burnt out.