Caring for Wooden Wick Candles

Caring for Wooden Wick Candles

We may be biased, but hear us out on why we love our signature wooden wick candles. They have a beautiful unique aesthetic, they’re all natural, the soft crackling sound while lit is soothing and relaxing while giving off the coziest night by the fire vibes... Perfection

We get a lot of questions about our wooden wicks and understand many of our customers may be using them for the first time, but we got you! Here’s a guide to help you enjoy burning your candle with ease. 

  • All of our candles come with pre-trimmed wicks. You don't have to trim the wick before lighting your candle for the first time.
  • After the first burn, if your wick is longer than 1/4 inch give your wick a quick trim before re-lighting. When in doubt, simply break off the black char from the last burn and you'll be good to go. 
  • Burning for too short of periods can effect the life of the wick and the effectiveness of future burns, if possible try to burn your candle for at least 2 hours at a time. 
  • Equally, never burn your large candles for more than 4 hours at a time and small ones for more than 2.5 hours.
  • Before re-lighting your candle, wait for it to harden and reach room temperature. This could take at least 4 hours. 
  • If anytime the flame is very big, please extinguish the candle and trim the wick to 1/4 inch after it cools and hardens.
  • Soot while burning? You may need to trim your wick.
  • If a candle flame is too low or too high, the solution is most likely trimming your wick. 

And there you have it. Does that cover all wooden wick questions? Close, but let's hit the highlights one more time: don't trim your wick before the first burn. Break off or trim the black char from the previous burn on all subsequent burns to keep your candle happy and bright. Always be safe! Never leave candles unattended, burn near children or pets, or let them burn for more than 4 hours. 

Got it? Got it. Now, may your candle infused moments of tranquility be everything you dream it to be, and as always, if you're having any troubles along the way email us at for personalized tips. 

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