CANDLE season is well and truly upon us.

And while lots of candles these days come in cute jars, it's a shame to throw them away when it's all used up.

So one home expert has explained how to repurpose the jars to make use of them for the rest of the year.

"I start my removing the excess wax, by pouring hot water into the container," she said in a video on TikTok.

"The wax will rise to the top of the water.

"Some will need a helping hand so I simply take a spoon and fish out the wick.

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"Give the wax a good old stir, making sure I unsettle all the wax still stuck to the bottom.

"If the wick has a metal casing, put these to the side as these can be reused to fill your candle with wax at any point."

Once that's done, she adds more hot water and leaves again to let the wax harden.

"Make sure the wax is fully set before removing by pressing gently down," she continued.

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"It should come out fairly easily."

She then soaks the jars in hot soapy water to remove the labels, excess wax and any residue from the labels.

And once the jars are clean and dry, she cuts up the wax slabs into small pieces to use as wax melts.

"So nothing goes to waste!" she said.

"I fill the jars with the newly-made wax melts which smell absolutely amazing."

People were quick to comment on the video, with one writing: "ohhhh I love this yes I do agree it's getting candle season."

"Well that easier then what I’ve been doing," another added.

"Thank you great tip," a third wrote.

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While someone else commented: "I've never seen a video on here that have so many great tips for me!

"Definitely gonna try alll this!!"

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