Due to the unique shapes of my candles, you may find that they drip when burnt. This is nothing to worry about; just be sure to have your candle sat on a candle plate when lit, this will then catch all of the dripping wax & save your counter tops. If you do find that your candle is dripping excessively, simply extinguish your candle and wait for it to reharden before lighting again.
An issue that can occur from time to time with candles is something that's called a drowned wick. This simply means that your wick has been submerged with wax and as a result it is unable to produce a flame. A couple of reasons that this may have occurred are: your wick has been trimmed too short or it has broken off once extinguished.
One way to rescue your drowned wick is to heat up the wax surrounding it. Once the wax is back in liquid form, take a tissue and soak some of it up. This will create a dip in the candle where the wick is, giving it enough space to burn evenly.
Left over wax?
Each candle of mine will burn ever so slightly different, dependent on the shape. Some may drip when first lit - these tend to be the candles with the narrow tops, like the Buddha. The candles that are flat on top will likely not drip & naturally start tunneling when lit. All of my candles are designed to tunnel eventually, meaning that you get to keep the beautiful sculpture.
Once you have burnt through most of your candle, you will find that you are left with the wax shell but this does not have to go to waste. There are a couple of uses for your candle shell; the first is to break it up into smaller pieces and use them as wax melts, this way you still get to enjoy the wonderful scents! Another way to keep your candle burning is to place a tea light inside the candle & replace it each time you burn through it.