Candles are a room’s best friend. Lighting them up at the end of a tiring day is the easiest and quickest way to add cosiness and warmth to your home. And if your candles are scented, they will also kindle your olfactory senses to make you feel more relaxed.

It may seem like a no-brainer to strike a match, set the wick alight, and get your candle burning. But did you know there’s actually a proper way to light and take care of your candles? Doing so will prolong their life, so you can reuse them for a longer time. Here’s a guide to taking care of your candle, so you can really make (and burn) the most out of your favourite Diptyque Baies.

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