Are you wondering what Scentsy is, and how it works? Scentsy is a flameless candle system with no wick, no flame, no soot and no lead. The system consists of a warmer and a wax bar. Place a piece of the bar in the warmer‘s dish, and a low watt bulb slowly melts the wax, releasing long lasting fragrance. With 80 available fragrances, you’re sure to find one you love!
The warmer was securely packaged so it arrived intact, and it was easy to put together. It even included the light bulb! I was really surprised by how well made and sturdy the warmer was. The plastic of the “night light” portion is far different than the flimsy plastic of even pricier night lights, and the ceramic was thick and hefty.
The scent bar comes with 8 easy-to-break-apart pieces, and it was fragrant right out of the package. The Newborn Nursery Scent is described as a: “dreamy scent that evokes memories of cradling your little ones,” and I think it smells just like baby powder.
Scentsy uses a food-grade paraffin wax blend with superior scent loading capability, melting point and firmness (wax is manufactured in Meridian, Idaho as well as in France.) You don’t have to worry about any potential health risks associated with burning petroleum based candles, and since Scentsy wax is melted-rather than burned-there are no chemicals or pollutants released into the air, and there are no dangerous flames. Scentsy wickless candles contain 15-18% fragrance oil (their fragrance oils do not contain phthlates), compared with 5% for regular “wicked” candles.
To use, simply plug the warmer in, break off a piece of the bar, place it in the dish of the warmer, and turn it on! I put this in my laundry room, which is at the side of the house near the garage. Within minutes, the scent filled the laundry room, mud room, wafted through the dining room and up the stairs! Within hours, the majority of the first floor was fragrant, as well as the upstairs hallway. I’m used to having to get within a few feet of a candle to smell it, even the pricey ones (though I don’t burn candles anymore now that I have kiddos around!)
Each bar is estimated to last 50-80 hours, but from my experience, each portion (1/8th of a bar) seems to be lasting that long or longer. After 36 hours, the scent was still very strong in the room with the warmer, though it wasn’t quite as strong through the rest of the house. 96 hours and I could still smell it! The warmer and wax do get quite warm, so I say definitely use these where they will be out of reach of your children.
Some of my favorites are…
The Piece by Piece Warmer designed to represent the mission of Autism Speaks:
and the satin black warmer:
Even with all the scents and warmers Scentsy has, that’s definitely not all there is to Scentsy!
How about a Scentsy Buddy for your little one (ages 3+) with a Scent Pak to go inside? You can use Scent Paks in a lingerie drawer, locker or gym bag too. Grab a scent circle for your car, a room spray or travel tin to take your favorite scent with you anywhere, or even sanitize your hands with antibacterial fragrance foam!
The plug-in warmers retail for $20, mid-size warmers for $25, full-size warmers for $30, and Scentsy bars for $5.00 each. Shop the combine and save section to receive discounts on packages of warmers and/or bars. Find a scent you love? Save by buying a Scentsy brick.
Every month, there is a Scentsy scent and warmer of the month; August’s is the Sol Warmer and Just Breathe scent. Both are 10% off! In fact, Stacy has most Scentsy products 10% off for the month of August.
If you want to earn free and half price products, host a party! If you live in Southern Idaho, Stacy will come to your home to host a party, or you can host a basket party. She will set you up with a box full of catalogs, order forms, brochures, and samples of all 80 fragrances! Of course, if you have any questions, or want to join the Scentsy team, you can contact Stacy anytime!
Winner will be emailed after the giveaway closes and also announced on this blog under the featured “Recent Giveaway Winners” section on the homepage of our blog-azine. Winner will have 72 hours to respond to our email, or another winner will be drawn. We never share your email with third parties.
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