Frequently asked Questions about Candles and Wax Melts

Below is a list of common frequently asked questions that Newshome Candles receive on a regular basis.

Are Candles Dangerous?

It goes without saying that candles are dangerous. According to government data, – there’s roughly 1,000 incidents each year caused directly from candles. Newshome Candles are shortly going to produce data nationally and regionally on the impact of how dangerous candles are.

Are Soy Wax Candles Bad For You?

No – Soy wax are actually made from soybeans. This means that they are a natural alternative to other types of wax, such as parrafin.

Are there any safe scented candles?

The range of scented candles by Newshome Candles are all safe if you follow our safety guidelines.

Can you burn a candle overnight?

No, it is recommended that you do not burn a candle overnight. It is advised by Newshome Candles that you don’t leave a candle unattended.

Can you use essential oils in candles?

Yes, and Newshome Candle quite proudly use pure essential oils in our vegan candles and vegan wax melts.

Do candles cause fires?

Yes if positioned or left unattended. Newshome Candles has put together a page specifically on candle safety.

Do vegans burn candles?

Our range of candles are vegan, because the materials are plant-based. The wax that we use is soy wax and we use pure essential oils for our scents meaning that vegans can burn candles

How do you burn a Woodwick Candle?

A woodwick candle can be burnt in the same manner as a cotton wick candle

How do you burn candles safely?

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How long should I burn a candle?

It is recommended that the first time you burn a candle, you do so for a minimum timeframe of 2 hours and a maximum of 4 hours.

Will a candle eventually burn out?

Sadly, yes a candle can burn out once the soy wax has finished. However, we would recommend that a new vegan candle is purchased.

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