Pure Candles® 9oz Soy Jar Candles
Fire can be beautiful, and fire can be ugly.
6 Simple Steps to Candle Safety (From The National Candle Association)
1) Don’t walk away
Never leave a burning candle unattended. Make sure the candle is completely out and the wick ember is no longer glowing before leaving the room.
2) Secure the Area
Never burn a candle on or near anything that might catch fire. Keep burning candles away from furniture, drapes, bedding, carpets, books, paper and flammable decorations. Keep your hair and loose clothing away from the flame.
3) Keep from Kids and Pets
Make sure children and pets cannot reach burning candles. Do not place lit candles where they can be knocked over by children, pets or anyone else.
4) Avoid Drafts and Vents
Avoid drafts, vents or air currents. This will help prevent rapid or uneven burning, sooting and excessive dripping.
5) Don’t Touch or Move
Never touch or move a candle wile it is burning or while the wax is liquefied.
6) Keep Candles 3" Apart
Place burning candles at least three inches apart from one another. This is to make sure they don't melt one another, or create their own drafts that will cause the candles to burn improperly
How to Burn a Candle Safely (From The National Fire Protection Association)
• Before burning, always trim the wick to ¼ inch. You can use a wick trimmer, nail clippers, or scissors. Long or crooked wicks can cause uneven burning, dripping or flaring.
• Keep the wax pool clear of wick trimmings, matches and debris at all times.
• Always use a candleholder specifically designed for candle use. It should be heat resistant, sturdy, and large enough to contain any drips or melted wax.
Burn candles in a well-ventilated room:
• Avoid drafts, vents or air currents. This will help prevent rapid or uneven burning, sooting, and excessive dripping.
• Follow the manufacturer’s recommendations on burn time and proper use. In general, it is recommended that candles do not burn for longer than four hours and cool for at least two hours before relighting.
• When lighting a candle, use long matches or a long-reach lighter. Keep your hair and loose clothing away from the flame.
• Never leave a candle unattended.
• Never burn a candle on or near anything that can catch fire. Keep burning candles away from furniture, drapes, bedding, carpets, books, paper, flammable decorations, etc.
• Keep candles out of the reach of children and pets. Do not place lighted candles where they can be knocked over by children, pets or anyone else.
• Never touch or move a candle while it is burning or while the wax is liquefied.
• Don’t burn a candle all the way down. For a margin of safety, discontinue burning a candle when 1/2 inch remains in the container or 2 inches if using a pillar candle.
• Place burning candles at least three inches apart from one another. This is to make sure they don’t melt one another, or create their own drafts that will cause the candles to burn improperly.
• Extinguish a candle if the flame becomes too high or flickers repeatedly. Let the candle cool, trim the wick, and check for unwanted drafts before re-lighting.
• Never use a candle as a night light or while you may fall asleep.
• Be very careful if using candles during a power outage. Flashlights and other battery-powered lights are safer sources of light during a power failure. Never use a candle during a power outage to look for things in a closet, or when fueling equipment – such as a lantern or kerosene heater.
When Extinguishing a Candle:
• Use a candle snuffer to extinguish a candle. It’s the safest way to prevent hot wax from splattering.
• Never use water to extinguish a candle. Water can cause the hot wax to splatter and might break a glass container.
• Make sure the candle is completely out and the wick ember is no longer glowing before leaving the room.
• Don’t touch or move the candle until it has completely cooled.
• Never use a knife or sharp object to remove wax drippings from a glass holder. It might scratch, weaken, or cause the glass to break upon subsequent use.
No candle is dripless without proper attention. Begin with a well designed candle, avoid drafts, keep the wick trimmed, and allow for heat dissipation. When burning a pillar candle, keep the wick centered and burn it long enough for the well to approach the sides without losing the shell that retains the pool of wax; let the candle cool when the shell thins below a quarter-inch in thickness. If the pool of melted wax has an uneven shell retaining the wax, it is a sign of either the presence of a draft, uneven ambient temperature, or a wick that is not properly centered. The last step is to provide a means to catch any spilt wax, just in case.
It is quite easy to identify signs of an improperly burning candle and take corrective action before serious dripping begins: The shape, size and movement of the flame, as well as the shape of the well of melted wax, are keys. If the flame is tall, the wick likely needs to be trimmed (trim to one-fourth inch) or there is excessive heat being retained around the candle. If there is evidence of smoke, a sign of incomplete combustion, or the flame begins to dance, there is likely to be a problem draft or the wick needs to be trimmed. An uneven shell flags a condition of uneven heat distribution.
Taper candles can be designed to be more drip resistant by using special waxes, special additives, appropriate wicking, and a final overlaying dip of harder wax. Dyes and pigments used to color the wax must not cause clogging of the wicking. Most tapers are made with a base of paraffin wax. Stearin wax, refined from animal fat; palm wax from a fruit of palm trees; and beeswax from bees, are the most common alternative taper candle waxes, each with benefits and sacrifices (soy wax is too malleable for taper candles and marginal for pillar candles). The burning quality of a candle cannot be readily identified from its appearance, so one must rely on past experience, professional advice or personal testing. Most Western European-, Canadian- and American-made candles are of reasonably good quality because that is demanded by the customers. In our opinion, once a candle reaches a relatively high quality, the marginal benefit of further improvements can no longer justify the increase of cost except for very formal events.
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Allure - masculine cologne/citrus/musk
Amber & Oak - earthy citrus/sage/lavender/oakmoss/tonka
Balsam & Cedar - balsam fir/citrus/mint/woody
Beautiful Day - lavender/vanilla
Birch Verve - ozonic/coconut/vetiver/eucalyptus/driftwood
Brisk Air - ozonic/salty sea/driftwood/lily
Champagne Nectar - champagne/orange/grapefruit/peach/ginger/vanilla
Cherry Pipe Tobacco - cherry/tobacco
Cinnamon Buttercream - butter/maple syrup/coconut/cinnamon/clove
Cinnamon Chai - cinnamon/cardomom/orange/black tea/vanilla
Crisp Apple - apple
Driftwood - mysterious rain/patchouli/ozonic/moss
Dune Grass - cactus/geranium/wood
Eucalyptus and Spearmint - eucalyptus/spearmint
Evergreen & Guava - evergreen/guava/apple/caramel/patchouli
Finlandia - pine/eucalyptus/cypress/tonka bean
Fire Light - masculine/woody/amber/musk
Frasier Fir - evergreen/sandalwood/citrus
Friendship - salty/oceanic/musk/sandalwood
Gardenia & Jasmine - gardenia/jasimine/citrus
Golden Pear - pear/sparkling fruit
Hearthstone - smokey wood/sandalwood/patchouli
Holly Noel - bayberry/pine/cinnamon/citrus
Jamaica Me Crazy - tropical fruits/rum/citrus/pineapple/coconut
Lake Michigan - salty ozone/citrus/honeydew/oakmoss
Lavender Mist - lavender/citrus/eucalyptus
Lemon Verbena - lemon/verbena/sugar
Mulled Cider - apples/citrus/cinnamon/clove
Oak & Cedar - vanilla bourbon/oak/cedarwood/patchouli
Oaked Merlot - apple/red wine/black cherry/oak/amber
Oh My! - bergamot/lily/musk
Old Mission Light - eucalyptus/cypress/moss/bayberry /fir/patchouli/incense
Patchouli - earthy patchouli
Patchouli & Ginger - patchouli/ginger
Peach Ambrosia - peach/tropical
Sandalwood Vanilla - vanilla/sandalwood/musk
Sangria - grape/strawberries/wine
Scilian Orange - orange/bergamot/grapefruit
Snickerdoodle - sugar/cinnamon/honey/vanilla
Spiced Pumpkin - pumpkin/sugar/moasses/spice
Summer House - ozonic/sea salt/green leaves/freesia/tonka/amber/musk
Traverse City Cherry - cherry/clove/cinnamon/vanilla
Unscented - x
Vanilla Amber - citrus/cognac/sage
Vetiver - salty sea/coconut/eucalyputs/driftwood
Vienna Roast - ground coffee beans/sugar/cream
White Citrus - tropical/citrus/greens
White Lilac - lilac/willow/florals
Winter Spruce - holiday spruce
Zen - citrus/lavender/lily of the valley/woody/musk