A wick may tend to “glow” and burn down slightly even after it has been extinguished.
Burn time: The amount of time it takes for the wax in a candle to be consumed completely.
The fragrance emitted from a candle when it is not burning.
Any candle poured directly into the container from which it will be burned, usually used for soy
Colorants that are used to give color to wax. This can be either liquid wax or wax chips
A blend of synthetic and/or natural components used to create scented oil.
The wax that liquefies as a candle burns.
Term used when referring to wicking; meaning coated with wax.
The action of filling the cavity left after wax has completely cooled to make the top of the candle level.
See Fragrance oil
The fragrance emitted by a candle. (See also cold and hot throw)
Single pour wax
A wax that does not shrink enough to require a second pour.
Cavity that is formed when a wax hardens and contracts.
A small portion of scented wax used in a tart burner. Can be made in various shapes, but is commonly a 2.5” diameter.
A device that has a votive or tealight in a lower compartment with an open cupped area on top where a tart can be heated.
Adding 1.5 ounces of fragrance per pound of wax.
When a wick does not make a full melt pool in a candle leaving a ring of unmelted wax on the sides.
An area where wax has pulled away from parts of a container leaving spots; a common problem with container candles.
Material that delivers fuel to the flame in a candle.
Wick bar/ wick centering stick
A small metal bar used when making candles to stabilize a wick at the top of a candle
A flat metal disc with a small hole in the center for a wick; holds the wick at the bottom of a candle.