• How to make a simple candle wick at home ?

    How to make a simple candle wick at home ?

    A candle wick is usually a braided cotton that holds the flame of an oil lamp or candle. A candle wick works by capillary action, conveying (“wicking”) the fuel to the flame. When the liquid fuel, typically melted candle wax, reaches the flame it then vaporizes and combusts. The candl...
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  • Are candles still popular ?

    Are candles still popular ?

    Container and jar candles are currently the most popular types of candles with American consumers. Candle industry research indicates that the most important factors affecting candles sales are scent, color, cost and shape. About the Candle Industry U.S. retail sales of candle products are estima...
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  • Elements of a candle: wicks

    Elements of a candle: wicks

    Most consumers usually think of a candle’s shape, color or fragrance as its most important element. However, the wick also has a very critical role. ABOUT CANDLE WICKS: The purpose of a wick is to deliver fuel (wax) to the flame. Acting like a fuel pump, the wick draws the liquefied wax up into t...
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