Candle Care

  • Candle Care 103 - How To Stop Your Glass From Overheating

    Selfmade Candle

    Candle glasses over heating can be dangerous if mishandled. Here are the common reasons why they get too hot and how to prevent this.Our general advice is to only burn candles for 2-3 hours at a time. Burning candles for longer than this creates a deeper melt pool and the flame to be positioned l...
  • Candle Care 102 - How to care for your natural soy wax candles

    Selfmade Candle

    So you've made or purchased a natural candle? Soy Wax? Beeswax? Coconut Wax? Rapeseed Wax? Welcome to the natural candle squad.Here are some of our top tips on caring for your new natural soy wax candlesWhen you burn your soy wax candle for the first time, it's important to burn it for at least 2...
  • Candle Care 101 - Why Soy Wax For Candle Making

    Selfmade Candle

    At Selfmade Candle we use Soy Wax and here's why.There are lots of other great natural candle waxes out there including Coconut and Rapeseed so who knows, there may be a Selfmade Candle featuring those waxes coming soon...Stay up to date with our new product launches by subscribing to the newslet...