Candles in Foil

This is an example of East-Asian mentality that I just can’t wrap my head around. I mean I take my hard earned money to buy two candles, travel with them to the temple, light them, even pray to whatever entity I sacrifice them… But then I cannot take just 5 more seconds to unwrap the candles so it looks nice and neat.

candles in foil
Why unwrap the candles?

I saw these candles at Ngoc Son temple in Hanoi, but the same kind of carelessness I witnessed all the way from China over Hong Kong and all the way down to Vietnam. And even if I spent so much time there, I still don’t get it.