woodwick candle buying guide

Are wood wick candles more effective?

Are wood wick candles better?

Standard, cotton wick candles have been around for approximately 4,000 years. Their exact origin isn’t known however it is thought they were used as an important source of light in religious celebrations. The original candles are thought to have been made from reeds and animal fat.

Over the years candles have greatly evolved. You can now buy candles in various wonderful colours, shapes, sizes and scents (woodwick candle scents)!

One of the newest types of candles you can buy is a wood wick candle.

Wood wick candles, have wider wicks made from thin pieces of wood. 

The benefits of wooden wick candles

The benefits of wooden wick candles

We would argue that wood wick candles are much better than standard candles, and there are several reasons why…

What makes these wood wick candles unique is the crackling sound they make when burning which sounds just like a log fire. This sound is extremely relaxing to many people, and especially if you don’t have a log fire in your home, they make a relaxing addition to your home. 

Due to the width of the wick, the wood wick candles resemble a small fire, and provide more light than regular, cotton wick candles. The relaxing flicker wood wick candles release is perfect for if you want a relaxing bath with a flickering candle, or a romantic candle lit dinner. 

There’s another added benefit to the wood wicks being larger than standard wicks; it is believed that the wooden wicks, due to their size, diffuse heat more rapidly into the wax, and can push up to 35% more fragrance throw into a room, compared to cotton wicks. 

Wood wick candles only originated in the early noughties, so unlike standard, cotton wick candles, many people haven’t yet discovered the wonderful world of wood wick candles yet. Therefore, they make an exciting, unusual and affordable gift for a friend, family member or loved one who hasn’t yet experienced a relaxing wood wick candle! 

Whether you want to treat yourself to a relaxing night in, or treat a loved one to their first wood wick candle, you’re in the right place. Try them for yourself and let us know whether you think wood wick candles are better than standard candles: https://villagewaxmelts.com/collections/wood-wick-candles

Village Wax Melts have a wide range of wood wick candles, from sweet scents inspired by Snow Fairy, citrus scents such as Lemon Sherbet and fresh scents such as Spring Awakening, there is something to suit everyone’s taste. Shop wood wick candles, wax melts and more at www.villagewaxmelts.com 

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