A wax melt is a scented piece of wax, it is used to fragrance to your space.
It is very similar to a scented candle but with a different scent mechanism ~ for example – While scented candle releases its fragrance from the melt pool that is influenced through a burning wick.
A wax melt releases its fragrance as the wax cube or block is warmed in either an electric burner or a tea light heated burner.
Wax melts are becoming more and more popular and many people now favour wax melts over candles as the best way to make their space smell Awesome!
Some reasons people prefer wax melts over candle
Wax melts are
Cost effective – Wax melts work out to be much more cost-effective than candles.
Production cost of a 6-piece clamshell wax melt cubes is about N1,152. Each cube lasts for 6 – 8 hours. Which brings the total burn time to 36 – 48 hours.
Compared to the production cost (N3,800)
of a 250ml which has a similar burn time of 48-52 hours!
If you are fragrance business merchant you need to take this statistics seriously
A quick research online showed that the average price for wax melts in Nigeria is N3,000 for a 6-piece clamshell – This looks like a over a 100% profit mark up oh
You can create your own blends when burning your melts. You mix different fragrance of wax cubes. With scented candle jars you are limited to the scented poured into the jar
Wax melts offer the ability to be creative and experiment with mixing fragrances to create brand new scents. To create a mix, you simply choose 2 different fragranced wax melts and melt them together, at the same time, in the same burner!
There are so many possibilities for new scent combinations you can try!
Burning wax melts are generally considered safer than burning scented candles.
The advantage of melts in comparison to candles is the amazing fact that they can be used without any fire.
Even though the oil burner is mostly used but there is also an option of using an electric wax warmer.
Hence, you have a choice of wax melt burners when using a wax melt in comparison to a candle.
The use of an electric burner can limit the chance of a fire occurring in case the burner gets knocked over.
So having an electric burner is a safer option than an exposed flame of a candle.
Would you love to learn how to make scented wax melts?