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

Flexibility

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!

Safety 

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?

If using an electric burner, place a piece or two of your favourite wax melt into the dished area of the burner. Next, you can simply switch the burner on to heat and melt the wax, releasing the fragrance, filling the room with a beautiful aroma.

 

Electric burners can be great as they are a flame-free option. Some wax melt users with young kids, for example, favour these burners as they’re viewed as a safer alternative.

 

Unlike a candle, the wax in a wax melt doesn’t disappear as you use it. Instead, eventually, the wax will lose its scent. When this happens, you will want to remove the wax from the burner to change it over to a fresh new wax melt.

 

In the coming days I am going to show you how you can make this wax melts and earn money from selling or Just make your space “SMELL NICE”

Fragrance is a key factor in candle production, after all there is no scented candle without fragrance.

Your choice of fragrance and application determines the quality of your fragrance products and its potential to be sold.

 

Fragrance is by far the most important characteristic impacting candle purchases today, most candle buyers consider it an extremely important factor” in their buying decision.

 

Let me guide in making a great deal with your candle production business.

Fragrance is a key factor in candle production, after all there is no scented candle without fragrance.

Your choice of fragrance and application determines the quality of your fragrance products and its potential to be sold.

 

Fragrance is by far the most important characteristic impacting candle purchases today, most candle buyers consider it an extremely important factor” in their buying decision.

 

Let me guide in making a great deal with your candle production business.

You can start with as low as N100k and  scale up.  As your business expands you should begin to invest in supplies and equipment that will allow you to create more variety and serve your growing customer base. 

Eventually, you will need to buy your supplies in bulk to enable you increase your profit margin.

 

Your biggest costs are going to be upfront to get your business up and running.

Profits can be healthy and the demand for candles is high. 

 

If you get the proper training and guidance – the cost of making candles is low and the process isn’t labor intensive. Adequate knowledge and application saves you the cost of trial and error.

 

Starting your own candle making business is an awesome way to earn juicy profits from your hobby or interest

A study by the US National Candle Association  shows – Approximately 35% of candle sales occur during the Christmas/Holiday season. Non-seasonal business accounts for approximately 65% of candle sales.

 

Consumers are increasingly purchasing candles as a focal point for their home décor, and for aromatherapy-like relaxation and stress reduction.

 

Nine out of ten candle users say they use candles to make a room feel comfortable or cozy.

Approximately three-fourths of candle users say they typically burn candles for 4 hours or less per sitting.

Candles also make  a perfect gift  for anyone or occasion, whether it’s your neighbors, family members, friends, clients or colleagues.

Both men and women consider candles to be an always-acceptable and highly appreciated gift for a wide variety of occasions.

Candle purchasers say they view candles as an appropriate gift for the holidays (76%), as a housewarming gift (74%), a hostess/dinner party gift (66%), a thank you (61%) and as adult birthday gifts (58%).

Candles are primarily sold in Online stores and Physical Retail Stores three:

  • Speciality or gift shops
  • Department and home décor stores;
  • mass merchandisers (discount stores, pharmacies)