Bloom is an elegant patina that gives the surface of beeswax a unique look. A beeswax candle will develop bloom, a soft, velvety covering over its surface, when allowed to sit for a period of time in a cool temperature. It is not detrimental to the candle, and many people prefer the appearance of candles with bloom on them. If you wish to remove it, you may place the candles in a warm setting, or you can wipe it off.
Because they are pure beeswax candles, THE COTTAGE STILLROOM candles are naturally dripless candles and smokeless candles. The characteristic of burning without dripping is truly appreciated by many users. Burntimes for these candles tend to be longer, and obviously there is no waxy mess to clean up around them. Pure beeswax candles tend to have a longer burntime than those of candles made with other substances. And, burntimes for SOLID beeswax candles are longer than those for ROLLED beeswax candles. The quality of burning without producing smoke keeps your house clean of soot, and makes it easier to breathe.
Under certain conditions, even good, solid beeswax candles may be caused to drip. The most common culprit is a breeze blowing on the flame, but there are other conditions which can promote dripping. The following information is provided in an effort to promote your enjoyment of your candles.
APPROXIMATE BURNTIMES TO BE EXPECTED UNDER NORMAL CONDITIONS
Provided below are some helpful suggestions to prolong the life of your candles and promote safety for all concerned: