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Candle Info and Safety

Our candles are hand-poured in small batches to so we can ensure the best quality for our candles. They are are made with 100% soy wax with a dash of coconut, specially formulated for smooth textures and a wonderful scent throw.

Handmade Curiosities only uses fragrance oils that are:

  • Phthalate free
  • Paraben free
  • Carcinogen free
  • and free of Reproductive, Organ, and Acute Toxins

So the great news is our candles are super safe for the office or home .

All-Natural plant based waxes, toxin free fragrance oils and a cotton wick… These ingredients all combine to create a wonderful and natural candle, which we then pour into some super cool or uniquely creepy vessels. We feel our candles cannot be matched!

Refills

We would be delighted if you wanted to reduce waste by reusing your candle containers! Please contact us for candles refills and a reduced rate.

Candle Care

Did you know that there are some things you can do to make sure you get the best results out of your candle? Before we started this candle making journey we sure didn’t know, but now that we do we’re sharing this info with you!

  1. Trim Your Wick
    Before you light your candle make sure the wick is only about 1/4 inch long. This will help you get a steady flame and less sooting. You can use a wick trimmer, nail clippers, or scissors to trim your wicks.
  2. First Burn: keep it going until you get a full melt pool
    This will help ensure you get the maximum use out of your candle. Extinquishing it too early for the first burn means that future burns will have a harder time reaching the edges of the candle. The length of time required will depend on the diameter of your candles. Handmade Curiosities’ candles will be approximately 3-4 hours.
  3. Keep away from Children and Pets
    Make sure your kids and fur babies don’t hurt themselves or cause any damage by keeping your candles out of reach of tiny hands and paws.
  4. Don’t forget you’ve got it lit!
    Ideally your candle should only be lit for a maximum of 4 hours. Never leave your candles burning unattended.
  5. Don’t place candle on, or near, flammable materials
    Wood or fabric surfaces, curtains, plants, etc do not make happy candle friends.
  6. Avoid burning near drafts, or in air-tight spaces
    This will help ensure even burning.
  7. Don’t burn it all the way down
    Stop the burn before all the wax is gone.

Soy Candle Imperfections

Soy candles are a natural material, and due to the handcrafted nature of our candles there are some imperfetions to be expected. “Frosting” is when a light, snow-like texture appears on the surface of the candle. “Wet Spots” appear when the wax pulls away slightly from glass surfaces. Both of these affects are purely aesthetic and will not affect the life or scent qualiity from your candle.

Disclaimer

Handmade Curiosities is not responsible for damage or injury due to misuse of our candles or wax melts. The customer is fully responsible for ensuring they follow the instructions for the best care and handling of the candles or wax melts. Please be sure to read the warning sticker and any care instructions included with your candle.