THE CANDLE TOOL: Wick Dippers. This simply brilliant and easy to use tool provides a smoke-free, cleaner option for extinguishing your candles. Simply dip the lit wick into the melted wax pool, and voila! The flame is extinguished without the hassle of smoke and rogue candle debris.
What to use if you don’t have a wick dipper?
If you don’t have a wick dipper on hand, you could also use another long, slender implement, such as a chopstick or paperclip, to force the wick down.
How do you fix a sunken wick?
THE Solution: How To Fix a Candle Wick Is Buried or Too Short
- Use a long wand candle lighter or an extra long match and hold the flame directly on top of the wick for up to 30 seconds to melt some of the surrounding wax.
- Try holding the candle upside down as you light it.