Lighting the Way

At Rebel+Suede Candle Company, we take pride in crafting luxurious, edgy, and non-toxic candles that not only elevate your space but also prioritize your safety. As a company dedicated to creating high-end candle experiences, we believe it's essential to educate our valued customers about safe candle practices. In this blog, we'll delve into the art of candle safety, ensuring you can enjoy our beautifully designed candles without any concerns. Let's explore how to light the way safely with Rebel+Suede.

  1. Choosing the Right Location:

    When it comes to candle safety, the first step is selecting an appropriate location for your candles. Make sure to place your Rebel+Suede candles on a stable and heat-resistant surface, away from flammable materials such as curtains, paper, or plants. Keep them out of reach of children and pets to prevent accidental tipping or burns.

  2. Trimming the Wick:

    Before lighting your Rebel+Suede candle, always trim the wick to about 1/4 inch. A trimmed wick helps control the size of the flame and reduces the risk of flickering, smoking, or uneven burning. This ensures a clean and steady burn throughout the candle's life.

  3. Avoiding Drafts:

    Drafts can disrupt the flame's stability, causing uneven burning and potential safety hazards. Ensure that the candle is placed in an area with minimal airflow. If there is a draft, consider using a candle snuffer to extinguish the flame and re-light it when conditions are more favorable.

  4. Never Leave Unattended:

    One of the cardinal rules of candle safety is never leaving a lit candle unattended. Whether you're enjoying a quiet evening or hosting a gathering, make sure someone is always present in the room where candles are burning. This simple precaution can prevent accidents and promote peace of mind.

  5. Extinguishing Safely:

    When it's time to put out your Rebel+Suede candle, use a candle snuffer or a long-reach lighter. Blowing out a candle can cause hot wax to splatter, increasing the risk of burns or fire. Extinguish the flame gently and ensure it's completely out before leaving the room.

  6. Candle Containers:

    Our Rebel+Suede candles come in beautiful containers, but it's important not to burn them all the way to the bottom. Leave at least 1/2 inch of wax in the container to prevent it from overheating or cracking. You can repurpose or recycle the container once the candle is finished.

  7. Storage and Maintenance:

    Store your Rebel+Suede candles in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight or extreme temperatures. This ensures the longevity of your candles and maintains their quality. Additionally, check for any cracks in the container before each use.


At Rebel+Suede Candle Company, we're passionate about creating high-end, non-toxic, and edgy candle experiences that you can enjoy safely. By following these simple yet crucial candle safety practices, you can relish the ambiance and fragrance of our candles with peace of mind. We invite you to explore our collection and elevate your space with the warm, inviting glow of Rebel+Suede candles, knowing that safety is always a top priority. Illuminate your world responsibly and boldly with Rebel+Suede.

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