In the past I've used a butter knife to scrape out stubborn wax after burning a candle, but the holders were never completely clean, until now!
This is SO easy, and it only takes a minute!
Here's my dirty candle holder. complete with burnt on wick and lime green wax residue.
To get rid of the gunk, boil some water, I used my teapot.
Once it started whistling I poured the water in the holder and filled it up to the top
Let it sit for 30 seconds and bring all the wax and residue to the surface
You can't tell but there was green wax floating on the surface
Dump out your water! (Note: I wouldn't recommend pouring it down the sink, as the wax residue will harden and can cause clogs over time)
Wipe out any remaining wax with a paper towel, it will slide right off :)
You may have to add more water and do it again if you have a lot of left over wax
Check out the before and after!
p.s. here's a cute picture of Fi playing with Athena just because
Happy cleaning :)
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