FAQs

Proper Candle Care
(Please read to get the most out of your candles!)

Before lighting your candle, be sure to trim the wick to 1/4". This helps your candle last longer and reduces presence of black smoke and soot build-up. The flame should never exceed 1/2" in height. If this occurs, safely extinguish your candle, trim the wick to 1/4", and relight your candle.

Always allow the candle to burn long enough in order to achieve a full "melt-pool". The wax should be melted to the diameter of the container before extinguishing. 

Leaving your candle lit for too long in a single burn may increase your chance of an improper burn, smoke, and soot.

 

What kind of wax do you use? 

We use a specially formulated blend of coconut wax and soy wax. This has proven to be the cleanest burning and most environmentally friendly wax we have tested.

 

Why does the wax look like it's pulling away from the glass?

This is a common occurrence among natural waxes. Since we do not use any additives or dyes in our wax this may happen but does not affect the way your candle burns. This is more commonly seen in colder climates.

 

How big are the candles? 

The Classic Candle measures 3.5 inches tall by 3-1/4 inches wide, contains 8 oz of wax, and burns 40-50 hours. The Votive Candle measures 2-5/8 inches tall by 2 inches wide, contains 2.15 oz of wax, and burns 15 hours.

 

What fragrances do you use?

We use a blend of essential oils and safe-synthetic fragrance oils. Our fragrances are sourced from companies who are leaders in natural ingredients and essential oils. Each Lehmann Design Haus fragrance is mixed and made in small batches.

 

What are "phthalates"?

Phthalates are a family of industrial chemicals used to soften PVC plastic and as solvents in cosmetics and other consumer products. We do not use these chemicals in our products.

 

Where are your candles made?

We were originally located in Los Angeles, California, but have since relocated our studio to Santa Barbara, California.

 

Are your products cruelty-free?

Yes! We absolutely do not believe in, nor do we support brands who conduct animal testing. Please learn more here.