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Saturday, April 04, 2015

Wax Box April 2015

Wax Box April 2015

Beauty boxes aren't for everyone as novel as the concept may be - don't get me wrong I enjoy said boxes but do I use everything within them? No and I doubt you do either. If like myself you enjoy the world of home fragrance and/or perhaps you are looking to discover new fragrance brands then the newly launched Wax Box is for you.

At just £10 you get a monthly box delivered to your door, well packaged and bursting full of wax tarts (and on occasion small candles) from lesser known brands as well as more independent lines. It is a great way to discover fragrance companies that perhaps would have went unnoticed otherwise. Within the April Wax Box there was 10 Wax Tarts which work out to be less than £1 each - you won't find that level of value on the high street! Here is what is within the April Wax Box...

Wax Box April 2015

First up we have two highly scented wax tarts from Delectables Wax - don't let the small stature of the triangles fool you, the scent throw is incredible! In this months box we have Bubblegum Delights which is a bright, true bubblegum fragrance, along with Blueberry Cheesecake which smells identical to the blue ring pops from my childhood. It is a super sweet scent that oddly works well blended with the Bubblegum tart. Delectable Delights is one of the brands within the box I had never heard of before but will be certain to order from in the future.


Another independent home fragrance brand that is within the Wax Box is samples from Mystic Melts - small but again well fragranced tarts that more than fill a room with their sweet aromas. The yellow tart is rather amusingly dubbed Monkey Farts which is a bright, fruity and somewhat tropical blend. The green tart is Fruit Loops which is rather true to the breakfast cereal. Much like above these work well together as well as stand alone scents.

Wax Box April 2015
Wax Box April 2015

Two other brands completely new to me are Nutty Crafts which are the provider of the Cool Aqua tart - a fresh, somewhat masculine aquatic scent. It somewhat reminds me of Davidoff Cool Water Eau de Toilette. If like myself you are a little bunged up due to allergies then the Sniffle Buster tart from Penguin and Floss may well come in handy. A blend of de-congesting oils such as menthol and eucalyptus will help all bogged down with the sniffles not to mention it generally smells great. 

Wax Box April 2015

If you like large wax tarts that can be halved and used for more than one burn then Tarts with a Heart are a brand you may want to familiarise yourself with. Within the Wax Box April 2015 edition you get to sample the fragrance Twilight which is a light, clean and very feminine blend of coconut and jasmine. I find it to be rather relaxing and dare I say it sleepy?

Wax Box April 2015

Much to my surprise and utter delight the April Wax Box featured my favourite ever Yankee fragrance - Fireside Treats. Sweet but slightly smoky - think of roasted marshmallows and you won't go far wrong. I could burn this scent all day, everyday.

Wax Box April 2015

Much like Yankee Candles I would say that Busy Bee Candles are perhaps one of the more familiar brands within this months box. Inside the April box there is two Busy Bee Candles selections a box of Magik Beanz in April Showers - very reminiscent of fresh tulips, all the while being fairly aquatic. The idea is that you burn a few beads within a wax tart burner at a time. There was also a Busy Bee Spring Meadow Wax Tart in the fragrance Spring Meadow which is a soft but green based floral - perfect for brightening up any rainy April evening.

As someone who is utterly obsessed with home fragrancing (not a day goes by in which I don't have a candle or tart flickering away) this box is pretty much a dream come true. I get a wide array of brands and fragrances delivered to my door for just £10 with zero commitment. Oddly within the box there are scents that I wouldn't have picked up if blind ordering on the web, yet they have turned out to be my favourites. I like how convenient this box is and how varied the selection is. I can not recommend enough. 

You can purchase the Wax Box here for £10 - link.

This post contains a press sample.








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17 comments:

  1. this box makes me wish so badly that I liked the melts, I just love candles too much to enjoy these!

    I have recently started using McIntyre Candles though, and they are amazing, Scottish based and the scents with the Soy wax is incredible, my favourite is Wee Dram, whiskey scented - its stunning. Well worth checking out!

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  2. This is amazing! :D I adore Fireside Treats! It has quicky become my favourite Yankee Candle melt (: xx

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  3. This is such a good idea! I'm a huge lover of candles, as well as subscription boxes so this is definitely up my street and will check them out! x

    emily x ❤ | emilyloula

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  4. I love these things! I have one going right now that smells so good!

    I use the Yankee ones :)

    Clare | www.clare-without-an-i.com

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  5. ooh, lovely! This sounds right up my street! x

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  6. Ooh I've never heard of this before but it sounds brilliant! So unique as well.

    Emily//Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

    xx

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  7. Just informed a good friend of mine about this not even 10 mins ago and she's already purchased!!!

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  8. Wow, this is exactly what I need! xx

    www.pinkieprim.co.uk

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  9. Ah, such a cool subscription! So wish the US had something like this!

    xo Brianna | Glazed Over

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  10. I read the review then went and purchased straight away! Im a fan of subscription boxes and got addicted to wax tarts when i was a smoker (nearly 2years since my last). Yet i still cant get enough of wax tarts :) thank you for highlighting this gem xxx

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  11. These look so lovely! I'd love to try these out, I wonder if they have them in Australia?

    Tessa at Bramble & Thorn

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  12. This is such a great idea! I love burning candles/ wax tarts so this seems like such a good idea!x

    That Girl Rhianna

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  13. This box is such a good idea! I have so many to get through but I'd definitely think about getting this in future xx

    Ramblings of a Beauty Bird | Beauty Blog

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  14. I love using scented candles and wax tarts in my home but tend to stick to Yankee because you can always trust them to fragrance the room adequately rather than them just being a nice smelling wax.

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  15. Great blog! Hope that Sniffle Buster has been working for you :D

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