Are wood wicks safe?
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Correspondingly, are wood wicks toxic?
Our wicks are 100% natural and are not processed in any way. They are non-toxic and clean burning. The level of crackle in our crackling wooden wicks will vary depending on your candle wax blend, the fragrance load, and any other additives used in your blend.
Furthermore, do wood wicks last longer? The wood wick produces a flame slightly larger than cotton wicks. However, if trimmed properly, a wood wick creates a cleaner burn with less soot residue on the sides of the jar. Never let the wick burn for longer than 4 hours.
Then, are wood wicks better than cotton?
Wood wicks are a bit different than a traditional cotton wick- they burn longer, cleaner, and create a charming crackling sound. But, they do require a bit of extra care. The shorter the wick, the better the flame. If the wick is too long, it won't pull the wax and will extinguish quickly.
Why are wood wicks better?
We've found that wooden wick candles have a better scent throw when burning. Wooden wicks create a horizontal flame that throws more heat into your candle quicker, so even though it burns slower and lower, a wooden wick candle with heat up your fragrances and creates a scent throw into your room in less time.