Wax Melts or Candles?

Which is better? Wax Melts or Candles?

Here we discuss the benefits of each and help you decide whether you are a candle lover or wax melt addict.

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Wax Melts

Wax Melts are great for an (almost) instant burst of fragrance. The fragrance throw from a good quality wax melt will outweigh that of a candle every day of the week.

The scent throw can often be too strong for some if the wax melts are well made as the infusion of fragrance to wax, plus the intensity of the heat of the burner, can give off a very good scent.

 The real benefit of wax melts is that there is no defined time limit on how long you have to use them for.

Our Time Candle burning


Candles are perfect for those Autumn and Winter nights where the nights are dark and cold.
The ambience created by a candle, as well and the relaxing nature of that flickering flame is unmatched by anything else.
With a candle, the fragrance will build slowly and become more intense as the candle melts and the melt pool gets wider.
Depending on the size of the candle, you will likely need to burn to burn it for a good 2 hours to get the benefit; though no more than 4 hours at a time.
Is it possible to reduce the intensity of a wax melt?
Wax Melts offer the ultimate in flexibility and can also be used in electric wax melt burners which mean you don't have to have naked flames. An electric wax melt burner is also cooler in temperature than a tealight so if you want to enjoy a less intense fragrance throw,  and don't have time for candles, then perhaps electric is the way forward for you.
So, which is better?
It depends on your lifestyle and how you spend your free time.
For us, there is nothing better than snuggling down in the evenings with your special someone and lighting a candle. The soothing glow creates a relaxing ambience so you have that special "our time" moment whether you're watching a movie, scrolling Tik Tok, or both 😉
For others, you may prefer the burst of fragrance from wax melts. If you choose Our Time wax melts then we can help to fragrance your entire house with just one wax melt (yes...they really are that good!)
Whichever you choose...
We have a fragrance that is perfect for you in both candles and wax melts. We have a whole range of wax melt burners too, in both traditional styles and electric.
Everything you need is right here at Our Time Candles & Diffusers.
The home of great quality scented candles, wax melts and reed diffusers.
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