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Old 02-28-2006, 11:12 AM
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Lightbulb Why do white candles burn faster than coloured candles???

Does anyone know why white candles burn faster than coloured candles.
I have done the experiment but i do not know why they burn faster?
Does anyone know why?
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Old 02-28-2006, 12:01 PM
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Here is a website about candles. I hope that you can browse through it because i couldnt find anything about white candles melting faster than colored candles. Sorry. Good luck with the project!
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Sorry I am not the birghtest about candles but it might have something to do with the dye in the colored candles? IDK you should try google.
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Hmmm... I've an idea... Tea candles (the white candles I'm assuming you're talking about) Are just plain wax--they aren't scented. BUT... Those colored/scented candles have a bunch of other stuff in them. The flame probably takes a while because there's extra stuff to burn--stuff that makes that smell when it's burned. That's my guess as to why scented candles take longer to burn dry than the tea candles. Hope that helps.
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