Safety Tips for using Bath and Body Works Candles. 4 Tips to Safely Enjoy Our Candles! 1. Don't touch your candle while hot. 2. Keep an eye on all your candles and never burn near anything that can catch fire. 3. Keep your candles clean by trimming the wicks to 1/4 inch before you light them, every time! 4. Keep candles out of reach of pets & children.