Make your Candles Last Longer

Do your candles ever burn unevenly? Do you end up with a hole down the middle and wax up the sides of the container?

20150303_065307 (1)Apparently, this can be prevented by making sure you always burn your candles long enough for the entire top layer of wax to melt.

If you, like me, don’t have time for that, it’s not too late. Wrap your candle in tin foil, and light it.

20150303_065659This heats up the wax on the outside of the glass. When it’s soft, use a spoon to push it down or scoop it out. Depending on the amount of wax and the length of your wick, you might have to get rid of some of the wax–you don’t want to drown your wick.

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Easy peasy! Go forth and rescue all your candles!

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