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Storing your candles in the freezer can help extend their life. This is a guide about freezing candles before use.
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April 18, 2011

If you store your candles in the freezer, the wax freezes and they last a lot longer when you light them.

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By Lucy from Oxford, UK

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December 12, 2017

A great way to extend the life of a candle is by putting it in the freezer for a day right before you use it. Keeping the wax cool will make it burn slowly. When you're done burning the candle and you're left with a waxy mess on your candleholder, pop the holder in the freezer for about an hour, then you can chip the wax right off.

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May 31, 2011

Candles will last a lot longer if placed in the freezer for at least 3 hours prior to burning.

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By Irishwitch from Aurora, CO

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April 18, 20110 found this helpful

To make your candles burn longer, simply place them in the freezer for a few hours before you use them. This means there will be less dripping too.

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By Lorimay from Perth Western Australia

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Freezing Candles Before Use

I am going to start doing this. I already do it with bath bar soap, and I didn't know it worked on candles too. I always put the bath bar soap in the cardboard container in a plastic bag and keep it there for a day and it keeps it from melting too quickly. Thank you so much for sharing! Blessings, Robyn (04/30/2010)

By Robyn Fed

Freezing Candles Before Use

I would just like to remind everyone that colored candles may have chemicals in them, even lead and scented ones can really bother asthmatics. (04/30/2010)

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May 20, 20090 found this helpful

Put your candles in the freezer before using them, they'll last longer.

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By Sherry from Poulsbo, WA

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Freezing Candles Before Use

I've heard about this, it does seem to work! (12/10/2008)

By Melanie Jackson

Freezing Candles Before Use

This really does work. But do not freeze candles with an outside layer, such as gold or silver because they will separate. (12/11/2008)

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Freezing Candles Before Use

I have been doing this for years and it does work. Candle doesn't drip as much and lasts a bit longer. (04/16/2009)

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