Are wax melts more eco friendly than candles?

Are wax melts more eco friendly than candles?

Wax melt warmers are extremely durable, with one wax melt warmer lasting 4 to 6 years on average with proper care. If you opt for wax melt warmers instead of traditional candle jars, you could contribute to saving the environment 48 lbs of garbage—awesome!

Are wax tarts the same as wax melts?

Wax melts are very similar to use as wax tarts, but as they are usually much smaller—you can put a full melt into your burner. Just be sure that the well in your warmer will hold the full melt in its molten form. Whether using tarts or melts, be sure to be careful, as you will have hot wax that can cause injury.

Are wax melts any good?

They make a fabulous alternative to scented candles; not only are they cheaper, but stronger in fragrance as wax melts can hold more fragrance oil than candles. Wax Melts are also generally safer to use than candles. An electric burner has no naked flame and most tealights will burn themselves out within four hours.

Do wax melts lose their scent?

Unlike candles, the wax melts/tarts act as a carrier for the fragrance oil and do not evaporate when melted. The scent eventually fades away, but the unscented wax will still remain in your melter until you change the used wax and replace it with new wax melts.

Are wax melts made the same way as candles?

Melts come in all sorts of different shapes, sizes, colors, and scents but ultimately serve the same purpose: to melt over a hot surface and release fragrance into a room. You can think of wax melts as a sister to candles with the most obvious difference being the size and wick – wax melts have no wick.

How long does Wax Tarts last?

The quick answer is it varies based on the quality of the wax melts, the size of the cube you use in your wax warmer and the temperature of your wax warmer. You should expect a single cube to last between 6 and 12 hours. Our Pure Loved Aromas wax melts last around 10 hours per cube on average.

Are wax tarts toxic?

Wax melts are safe because they don’t create soot, don’t contain harmful chemicals, and can be used flame-free. Not only are they good for the environment, but they are safe for your health. No lung agitation, respiratory issues, or stained furniture.

Can you turn wax melts into candles?

The simple answer is yes. The best thing to do is melt down the remaining wax and pour it into a smaller votive—et voilà, you have yourself a new candle. Make sure you combine all the same type of wax (beeswax, paraffin, or soy).

How do you empty wax melts?

Simply place your warmer in the freezer for ten to twenty minutes. The wax will become solid and shrink in this time, popping out of your wax-melter. All you need to do then is wipe the dish clean with a paper towel and you are ready to go again.

Are wax melts toxic?