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. The candle is being burned for too long Our general advice is to only burn candles for 2-3 hours at a time. Burning candles for longer than this creates a deepe...
  • 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 candles Your first burn is arguably your most important When you burn your soy wax candle for the...
  • Candle Care 101 - Why Soy Wax For Candle Making

    Selfmade Candle

      At Selfmade Candle we use Soy Wax and here's why. Soy wax is natural. Soy wax is a product from hydrogenated soybean oil. Soybeans are grown in soil and therefore 100% natural and renewable. Soy wax wax is more eco-friendly than Paraffin wax. Paraffin wax is known to give off harmful fue...