MOOD has chosen to use Hemp cored candle wicks that are 100% hemp core enclosed in a chemically treated free, cotton braided sleeve. But most importantly, they are lead free!
They also stand up much easier than the cotton wick which you will find much appreciation for once you start your journey with moodWAX.
There are many different types of wicks out there, and to be honest the possibilities are endless. MOOD has taken the overwhelming task of choosing the best type of wick for your candle making process and narrowed it down to Hemp Candle wicks.
BETTER FOR YOU, BETTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT!
Our Hemp Candle wicks come 6" inchs long and are pre-tabbed, which means they are ready to go with a peal and stick sticker which holds your wick in place.
Who new there was so much to learn about candle wicks!? I bet you didn't realize how important the wick really is, in the quest to create the perfect candle. In most cases people don't give much thought about the wick. Most wicks are made cheaply with unknown materials. Some candle makers are still using lead core wicks, which when heated emit lead particulates into the air. When enhaled and absorbed into your bloodstream they have been found to produce permanent neuro-psychological defects.
Luckily you don't have to worry about settling for those types of wicks. mood has sourced out Hemp candle wicks that you can rely on to keep your candles burning bright!
Here are a few important facts that are worth knowing. The wick will influence the burn time of your candle, scent throw, amount of soot released, and any smoking it produces while its being burned. The overall performance of your candle depends on your ability to choose the proper wick size.
When measuring the diameter of your candle vessel, always measure the WIDEST area (diameter) of your candle holder that you are planning to use. Then refer to our wick chart to find the coresponding wick that is recomended for your candles diameter.
Test burning will be necessary to ultimitely determine the best wick for your candle. The only way to know if your wick is truelly performing properly is through experimentation. We can not guarantee the wick size you choose will work best as there are many factors involved.
LET'S GET POURING!