Wax Empties #18 | My Wax Bin | What I've Melted and Burned

Friday, March 9, 2018


I burned a lot of candles and melted a lot of wax melts around the holiday months.  I used up everything from vendor to retail to boutique to budget brands.  I have some clear hits and some major misses.  Products are listed below along with scent descriptions and short ratings.




---Candles---


Yankee Candle


Alpine Martini


Scent Description: Celebrate with a tart concoction spiked with mountain berries and a sprig of fresh-snipped pine.

Hannah's


Through the Woods


Scent Description:  Siberian fir needle oil, Texas cedar wood, sandalwood, spruce, fir balsam and raspberry

Pumpkin Caramel Parfait


Scent Description:   Pumpkin spice blended with buttery caramel, honeyed cream and vanilla.

Mainstays

 

Pecan Pumpkin Cake


Scent Description:  A decadent autumn treat, brown sugar, indulgent butter cream and sweet lemon mingle with an aromatic blend of ginger, nutmeg and scrumptious pumpkin at the heart of this Mainstays jar candle. Vanilla, pecan and sugarcane add richness at the bottom.


---Wax Melts---


Hanna's


Holiday Shimmer


Scent Description: Nutmeg, cinnamon, clove and anise blended with juicy orange and ripe cranberry

My Rating: 100/5

Candied Cinnamon


Scent Description: Top: Orange, Cherry, Cinnamon Leaf. Middle: Sweet Cinnamon, Spicy Clove. Bottom: Vanilla, Woods

My Rating: 4/5

Starry Night


Scent Description: Top: Ozone, Aromatic Accord, Mixed Fruits
Middle: Jasmine, Rose, Muguet Bottom: Veiled Musk, Exotic Woods, Golden Amber
Like a hidden treasure, this scent sparkles and shines with an exquisite blend of lush florals, exotic woods and golden amber.

My Rating: 100/5

Winter Delights


Scent Description: Buttery vanilla with a hint of honey and coconut

My Rating: 3/5

Sugarplum Dream


Scent Description:  A spicy combination of cranberry , clove, raspberry, pineapple, orange, and balsam fir

My Rating: 4/5

 

Through the Woods


Scent Description: Siberian fir needle oil, Texas cedar wood, sandalwood, spruce, fir balsam and raspberry

My Rating: 4/5

 

Aromabeads - Warm Kitchen Spice


Scent Description: Warm spicy blend of cinnamon, woods, vanilla, pumpkin, bourbon, and clove

My Rating: 100/5

 

Aromabeads - Pumpkin Brulee


Scent Description:  Harvest pumpkin interwoven with delectable notes of nutmeg, cinnamon and pure vanilla. A deliciously fragrant fall treat!

My Rating: 3/5

 

Better Homes and Gardens


Frosty Winter Nights


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 4/5

 

Sparkling Berry Garland


Scent Description:  [none found]

My Rating: 2/5

 

Snowy Winter Woods


Scent Description:  [none found]

My Rating: 4/5

 

Butterscotch Maple Cream


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 5000/5


Swan Creek Candle Co


Leather


Scent Description:  A pure natural leather, sure to impress and be enjoyed!

My Rating: 10/5

Pumpkin Vanilla


Scent Description:  Our year round pumpkin fragrance! Earthy, refreshing and perfect for any season!

My Rating: 10/5


Night Owl Candle Co


Leaves, Marshmallow, and Vanilla Noel


Scent Description:  [none found]

My Rating: 4/5

Amish Quilt


Scent Description: Cinnamon, clove, allspice, kissed with sugar

My Rating:3/5

Hippy Chick


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 10/5


A to Z Candles


Vanilla Chai


Scent Description: This chai tea fragrance is a fabulous aroma of just the right amount of gourmet tea leaves, rich spices, and vanilla soy milk.

 My Rating: 2/5

Hippie Holidays


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 4/5

Barrett Wax Crafts

 

Deck the Halls


Scent Description:  [none found]

My Rating: 2/5 (throw was okay, but scent combo was off to my nose)

New Leather


Scent Description: Like a brand new high end leather accessory, a truly indulgent cured leather scent.

My Rating: 2/5

Vanilla & Fir


Scent Description:  Warm vanilla bean and soft green fir needles make a surprisingly comforting home fragrance that welcomes you any time of year.

My Rating: 2/5 (throw was fine, but the scent combo was not for me at all)

Soft Leather


Scent Description: Like a soft and aged leather chair by the hearth, inviting you to relax and enjoy warm fireplace embers and a tiny hint of vanilla musk.

My Rating: 4/5

Aspenglow


Scent Description: Evergreen and chilled mountain air with a hint of cinnamon and clove.

My Rating: 3/5


Wilfred Wax


Merri-mint Mocha


Scent Description:  the aroma of a classic cafe mocha with a festive twist of peppermint

My Rating: 3/5

Yuletide Cheer


Scent Description: Celebratory fusion of fresh cut spruce, holiday spices, and vanilla chai

My Rating: 4/5



Witch City Wicks

 

Christmas Hearth


Scent Description: Create some major candle coziness with this mixture of fir, pine, orange and spice with a touch earthy smokiness from the fireplace.

My Rating: 5/5

Krampus


Scent Description: While Krampus himself probably doesn't smell so great, our Christmas Devil candle does. Our Krampus candle (dressed in his gentlemanly Victorian best) takes fragrance cues from the Alpine region: smelling of wet snow, frozen air, menthol, woodland moss, spearmint leaves, winter anise and frosted vanilla.

My Rating: 10/5


Bunny Sisters

 

Pumpkin Pecan Waffles


Scent Description: pecan, pumpkin waffles, brown sugar and maple syrup

My Rating: 1000/5

 

Pumpkinhead


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 5/5



Southern Sisters Wax


Pumpkin Marshmallow Butterscotch


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 4/5

Pumpkin Cheesecake


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 3/5

White Chocolate Apple


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 100/5

Apple Pie Noel


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 1000/5


Pink Zebra

 

Banana Pudding


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 3/5


Dessa's Homespun Scents


Vanilla Butter Fudge


Scent Description: Rich and decadent pure sweet cream butter infused with rich vanilla extract. There is no chocolate in this fudge!

My Rating: 4/5

Southern Cornbread


Scent Description: Delicious southern cornbread baked in a cast iron skillet, served fresh and warm

My Rating: 1000/5

 

Ava's Country Cupboard


Ultimate Zucchini


Scent Description: Blend of Ultimate Sugar Cookie and Zucchini Bread.

Sweet Sage Scents


Pumpkin Pie


Scent Description: blend of pumpkin, spice and golden baked crust.

My Rating: 3/5

 

Pumpkin Crunch Cake, Sugar Cookie, and Pride


Scent Description: Pumpkin Crunch Cake: creamy pumpkin pie filling with rich eagle brand milk; surrounded with freshly baked yellow cake, melted butter, pecans, and hints of spice; Sugar Cookie; Pride: Zucchini Bread, VBN, Cotton Candy Frosting, and Vanilla Sugar Waffle Cone.


Sonoma Goods For Life (Kohl's)


Toasted Marshmallow


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 100/5

Caramel Toffee


Scent Description: [none found]

My Rating: 100/5

Ramble On Wax


Merry Mintmas


Scent Description: perfect winter pine with spearmint and peppermint

My Rating: 10/5

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*Nothing in this post is sponsored nor was I given anything free or at a discount in exchange for review or this post.  All opinions are my own based on my experiences with the aforementioned melts. 



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