How To Burn A Candle Evenly

by Nathalie Allard September 15, 2019

Candles burning.

I think you should know that I'm a bit OCD when it comes to how to burn a candle evenly. No expense is spared when it comes to the ingredients of Petits Rituels aromatherapy candles. Read on to get the most out of your candle and ensure that no wax is wasted and you get the optimum scent throw.

  1. Burn them at least 3 hours the first time to avoid the candle from tunneling or until the melted wax has reached or almost reached the edge of the glass. 
  2. Each time you light your candle again, trim the wick by removing the carbon build up using a tissue.
  3. When your candle is burning, if the tip of the wick always bends towards one side, readjust the wick so that it distributes the heat at the centre of the glass.
  4. Avoid drafty areas because it will cause tunneling which leads to unused wax.


Nathalie Allard
Nathalie Allard


Nathalie Allard is an Artisan Perfumer and the founder of Petits Rituels. She’s known for creating beautiful room-transforming 100% natural fragrances with real therapeutic benefits.

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