Wick Trimmer & Candle Snuffer Set These make the perfect addition to any candle gift. Class it up a little bit! Quit blowing your candles out, use the candle snuffer for a no hassle extinguish. Is your wick smoking when extinguished? Remember to always trim your wick to 1/4 inch, prior to burning. Use the wick trimmer to ensure you don't get soot on your hands or scissors.