How We Get Our Candles To Last Over 12+ Hours

How We Get Our Candles To Last Over 12+ Hours

Hey candle lovers! Are you tired of your favorite scented candles burning out too quickly? Well, we've got a game-changing secret that will blow your mind and double the life of your beloved candles!

Say hello to the magic of salt!


You heard it right! Adding salt to your candle before lighting it can significantly extend its burn time, making your moments of relaxation and aromatherapy last even longer. We, at Aroma on the Rocks Candle Company, swear by this amazing technique and incorporate it into our crafting process to ensure you get the best and longest-lasting experience when burning our candles.

"But how does it work?" you ask. Let's dive into the science behind this simple yet effective candle hack.

The secret lies in the chemical reaction between the salt and the candle wax. When you sprinkle a pinch of salt on the surface of the candle, it forms a thin layer that creates a barrier, slowing down the rate at which the wax melts. This, in turn, leads to a more controlled and consistent burn, maximizing the life of your candle.

Not only does the salt method increase burn time, but it also helps prevent those dreaded tunneling issues. Tunneling occurs when the candle burns down the middle, leaving a thick wall of un-melted wax around the edges. By using salt, you ensure that the wax melts evenly across the entire surface, avoiding wastage and ensuring you get the most out of your candle.

Here's how you can use this secret trick at home:

Step 1: Set the Stage - Before lighting your candle, make sure it's on a stable surface away from any drafts or flammable materials.

Step 2: Add a Pinch of Salt - Take a small pinch of ordinary table salt and sprinkle it evenly across the surface of the candle. Don't go overboard; a little goes a long way!

Step 3: Light it Up - Use a candle lighter or matchstick to ignite the wick. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the extended burn time and captivating fragrance!

Remember, safety is paramount when using candles. Never leave a burning candle unattended, and always keep them out of reach of children and pets.

So, the next time you light up one of our candles from Aroma on the Rocks Candle Company, remember the secret to doubling their life: salt! By incorporating this simple yet effective technique, we aim to enhance your candle experience and fill your space with delightful scents for longer than ever before.

Give it a try, and let the magic of salt bring new life to your candles!

Happy burning! 🕯️✨

Cheers!

- Aroma On The Rocks Mixologists

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