If you're anything like me, you have candles all around the house. I absolutely love getting home from work and lighting a candle or two to help me wind down. Despite my love for luminaries, I've never figured out how to melt all the wax in their containers. Most times, the flame will continue to melt the wax closest to the center until the wick basically runs out. Then I'm left with unused wax all around the sides of the vessel, a condition called candle tunneling. Thanks to this video, I can now get the most out of my votives, pillars and tea lights with a trick that seems too easy to be true.

Candle tunneling happens for a variety of reasons. According to a website called Scent Snob, most cases of tunneling occur when people first light their candles and don't allow proper burn time for the candle to create a large enough wax pool. If a candle doesn't stay lit for very long the first time it's used, the wax pool will be small and the wax formation will become a part of how the candle burns from that point on. Thanks to the handy tip in this video, wasted candle wax can be a thing of the past. 

Here at SF Globe, we love when we find helpful tips and tricks like the one in this video. We hope you try it out next time you notice your candles burning unevenly. Watch the video and share your thoughts with us in the comments below!