How to get the best out of a candle:
Avoid draughts - they can cause a flame to be blown to one
side, smoke and cause the candle to dribble.
It is a wise precaution to use a candleholder when burning a
To avoid the wick being drowned on subsequent lighting,
allow large diameter candles to burn for several hours before
On extinguishing a candle a snuffer will prevent the wick
from smouldering and producing an unpleasant smell. If a
snuffer is not available, gently blow the flame out and then
extinguish the glowing tip with moistened thumb and finger.
Avoid placing a candle in a window that receives direct
sunlight. Some of the colours fade and on hot days the candles
can become sufficiently soft to sag.
NEVER LEAVE BURNING CANDLES UNATTENDED