Soy and palm trees are not pliable like paraffin, they are very brittle and you can’t “hug” them. By hugging your beeswax column regularly, you can ensure an even burn and a more complete wax consumption. It burns more evenly and you prevent the wax from leaking out. Without hugging, your column will develop a coat — a thin wax edge that won’t stay melted.
For example, for a 4-inch diameter candle, you want to burn it about 4 hours each time; for a 2-inch candle, two hours, etc.
How do you hug the edges of a pillar candle?
Hug your pillar candle while it burns. To prevent this, hug or push the sides of the jacket slightly toward the flame. Always use two hands to hug the candle (on a candle that has been burning for a long time and whose walls have already softened). Columns are specifically designed for longer burn times, and if you burn them for a shorter period of time, you’ll mess up the whole burning process. If you’ve burned your pillar candles in a glass or other containers, you should stop and replace the containers with regular and open flat-bottomed candlesticks.
How long does it take for a pointed candle to burn?
Each candle is smoke and odor free and is made of high-quality liquid paraffin that does not form soot. TAPER CANDLES, whether paraffin or beeswax, are dipped in layers and form their natural, tapered shape. Therefore, an 8-inch candle will last for 8 hours and a 12-inch candle will last for 12 hours. Candlelife Emergency Survival Candle The Candlelife Emergency Survival Candle is sold in a set of 6, with each candle having an incredible burn time of 115 hours.
Then check out five key tips to make a candle last longer, including how to keep a candle burning evenly.