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Wax Melts Vs Candles

The wax melts are relatively new to the fragrance for home scene. If you’re not aware of the difference between them, do not fret there’s a solution for you! Learn more about the best ways to use them and what they’re made of.

Simply put the way it is, wax melts, also known as wax tarts are a non-flammable alternative to candles. They are typically packaged in bars that resemble to chocolate bars. They are broken down into cubes, then melting to release the scent within.

Wax Melts Vs Candles

So , what are the major distinctions between candles and scent-infused melts? The primary difference is how they appear and the way you utilize them. Candles are burned for about two to four hours then blow out. Wax melts , on the contrary side, must be gently melted with the warmer for melting wax which is also known as a wax burner. They are available in two varieties that are electrical or tealight burners.

The primary benefit of using wax melts can be that it’s more secure to use. Electric burners don’t have burning flame, and the majority of tea lights burn out after about four hours.

How to Make Use of Wax Melts

While they’re not as straightforward to make in the same way as candle candles are, when you get the hang of melting wax it’s actually pretty simple.

Step 1: Choose the wax melt you want to use.

There’s a wide selection of melts to pick from various kinds of wax. The majority of melts are made from soy or paraffin but we only use coconut wax and rapeseed for an eco-friendly, luxurious appearance.

Step 2: Pour your melt of wax in your burner.

Based on the dimensions of your wax melts, you usually just need 1 or 2 tarts of wax. For our melts made of wax, we suggest using only one cube.

Simply place the melt in the bowl of the wax burner.

Step 3: Switch the burner on.

When you’re using an electrical heater it should have the option to activate it. If you’re using an electric tea light warmer you can simply ignite your tea light and place it into the hole that is below the dish. Be on the lookout for our range of green tea lights on the way!

When you’ve got your burner running The wax will melt slowly and release a lovely scent. A single cube of our wax melts lasts up to 8 hours.

We mentioned that your tea light should turn its lights out after four hours, which means you might require replacing it. Certain electric warmers have built-in timers. However, should yours not then we suggest purchasing a timer to ensure you aren’t tempted to forget to switch off the light.

If you choose to just burn the wax melt for about an hour it is possible to allow the wax to harden before you burn it again at a later date.

Step 4. Remove the wax, and then clean your burner.

If you’ve burned your candle melt and are wondering “why is this not smelling any more?” it could be an issue with nose blindness or, more likely you need to replace the wax melt you have.

So , how do you empty a burner of wax? First of all, make sure that the burner is not hot to the touch.

There are a variety of techniques you can employ to clean out your burner. Some prefer to burn this wax over a short period of time until it’s in liquid state, then absorb it with cotton balls, then discard.

Other people will switch on the flame for a short time till the candle has softened somewhat, then scoop it out and place it into the bin.

You can also use re-usable popper liners. Place a liner in the dish for your stove, place the melt inside, and just pop the hardened wax back out after you’re done to avoid the mess.

After you have removed the wax, wash the dish with an old towel or a damp cloth. We do not recommend using cleaning products because they can emit harmful gas as the burner is the burner is burning.

So, congratulations! You’re now a pro at wax melting. Get out there and start melting!