Small Candles or Large Candles? Which Should You Buy?

Small Candles or Large Candles? Which Should You Buy?

Small candles or large candles? That is the question. Is there a right answer? Technically, No. It depends on what you're looking to get out of the candles you buy. If you're a candle lover like most of us are, sometimes it's hard to pick the right size for you. You might be torn between the large, luxurious sizes, and the more modest, mini candles.
Tiny candles in jars. Humungous candles in large glass vessels. Little pillar candle shaped like a morel mushroom. Large pillar candle shaped like The Statue of David. The list goes on and on. But which is the best candle size for you?

One obvious answer is preference. If you prefer your candles to make a statement and stand out amongst your home decor, a larger candle might be the way to go. Also, larger candles last much longer than the smaller options. If you like to enjoy the same scent for extended periods of time, thats another reason to choose a large candle. It's also the way to go if you're looking to fill larger rooms with fragrance. More wax, means more burning power, and the farther the scent will reach throughout your home.
If you already know where you're want to put your new candle, that might help you make your decision on size. If the space you want to put the candle is very bare. Or it's a large surface that could use a finishing touch, a big candle might be the right choice. Keep in mind, with larger candles, you will be spending more to buy them. But you usually get more bang for your buck this way.

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When it comes to buying smaller candles, theres a lot of factors that come into play as well. If you like to try out a lot of new scents, smaller candles might be the best option for you. You'll get more opportunities to switch them out for new ones. This means you'll get to experience a new fragrance more often. Maybe that one large candle you saw is the price of three small ones. That means you could buy three different scented small candles for the same price as one large one.
If you already know where you want to put your new candle and the space isn't very big, this might mean a smaller candle is best for you. Smaller candles won't last as long as a large candle, and you won't get the same bang for your buck. But if budget is a factor for you, that might not be a bad thing. In the end, each purchase of a smaller candle will cost less than if you splurged on a bigger candle.

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In the end, size is really all about preference, budget, and the space you have available to display your candle. Hopefully this article made it a little easier for you to decide which sizes to buy and why. if you would like to check out our wide variety of soy pillar candles that come in all different sizes, click here.
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