Top Tips: How To Take Care Of Your Candles

Top Tips: How To Take Care Of Your Candles

ALARAN candles were created to ignite a special warmth and ambience to allow for a sense of calm and well-being in your home. Follow the tips and tricks we have shared below to get the best performance and optimal use of your ALARAN candle and to unlock the specially curated scents to their fullest potential.


Safety first! Always place your candle on a flat heat resistant surface away from flammable materials and out of reach of children and pets. 

Make sure to not place candles too close to walls when lit! 

Always store your candles in a cool, dark and dry place.  Avoid placing your candles where they will be directly exposed to sunlight or harsh indoor lighting. Remove dust and fingerprints from a candle by gently rubbing the surface with a piece of soft cloth. The cloth can be dry or slightly dampened with water. 


Before each burn, use a wick trimmer and trim the wick to ¼ of an inch to promote an even burn and steady flame. 

if the wick is too long, a phenomenon called clubbing can also appear. This is when the candle consumes more wax than the flame can burn completely, leading to a club-shaped carbon deposit on the wick. If you notice clubbing on your candle, blow out the flame and allow the candle to cool, then trim the wick and re-light. 

Make sure to keep the wax pool is free of wick trimmings, matches and debris at all times.  


We recommend burning your ALARAN Candle for 3 to 4 hours at a time to allow the wax to melt across the entire surface to the sides of jars. Doing this would prevent the candle from ‘tunnelling’ down the centre, leaving wasted wax on the sides of the jar and shortening the burn time of your candle. 

To maximise scent throw, burn in desired space for 30 mins with the door closed. 


Blowing out your candle can create smoke! 

It is important to use a snuffer as this helps reduce the smoke produced allowing you to enjoy the lingering scent of your candle as it dissipates from the room. 

Using a snuffer to put out your candle also prevents wicks from drifting off centre and to avoid wax splash.