What to Do When Your Candle Sweats During Shipping in Hot Summer Months

What to Do When Your Candle Sweats During Shipping in Hot Summer Months

What to Do When Your Candle Sweats During Shipping in Hot Summer Months

At Loft81 Home, we pride ourselves on delivering the finest candles crafted with intention and care. However, during the hot summer months, you may notice that your candle has "sweated" during shipping. This is a common occurrence caused by high temperatures, but don't worry! Your candle is still perfectly usable and will perform just as beautifully. In this blog, we'll explain why candles sweat, how it impacts them, and provide tips on how to care for and use your candle if it arrives in this condition.


Why Do Candles Sweat?

Candle sweating occurs when the wax reaches high temperatures and releases excess fragrance oils. This can happen during shipping in hot weather or if the candles are stored in warm environments. The sweating may appear as beads of oil on the surface or along the sides of the candle.

How Does Sweating Impact a Candle?

Sweating primarily affects the candle's appearance and may cause some temporary changes in fragrance intensity. However, it does not affect the candle's burn quality or safety. Once the candle returns to room temperature, it will solidify again, and the fragrance will balance out.

Tips for Caring for a Sweating Candle

Cool Down the Candle: Upon receiving your candle, place it in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight or heat sources. This will help the wax solidify and the fragrance oils to reabsorb.

Wipe Off Excess Oil: If there is visible oil on the surface, gently wipe it off with a paper towel or a soft cloth. This will help restore the candle's appearance without affecting its performance.

Trim the Wick: Before lighting the candle, ensure the wick is trimmed to about 1/4 inch. This promotes an even burn and prevents excessive soot.

Burn the Candle Properly: Allow the candle to burn long enough for the melt pool to reach the edges of the container, especially on the first burn. This prevents tunneling and ensures an even burn.

Store Properly: When not in use, store your candle in a cool, dark place. This helps maintain the candle's quality and prolongs its lifespan.


Enjoying Your Loft81 Home Candle

At Loft81 Home, we use high-quality, natural ingredients to create our candles, ensuring a luxurious and fragrant experience. Even if your candle sweats during shipping, following these simple tips will help you enjoy its full potential.

Candle sweating during hot summer months is a common issue, but it doesn't diminish the quality or enjoyment of your Loft81 Home candle. By taking a few easy steps, you can ensure your candle remains beautiful and fragrant, providing you with hours of ambiance and relaxation.

Thank you for choosing Loft81 Home. If you have any questions or concerns about your candle, feel free to contact us. We're here to help you make the most of your candle experience.

For more tips and updates, stay tuned to our blog and follow us on social media!

Happy burning!

Loft81 Home Team
Previous post Next post