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Skittles Melon Berry Candle
Member Name: VampirePrincess
Skittles Melon Berry Candle
Date: 30/11/12, updated on 10/06/13 (199 review reads)
Advantages: Nice scent, not overpowering, great price
Disadvantages: Could be stronger scented
I do love candles, I like to try all kinds really but most of the time I end up going back to Yankee Candle! That being said there are some great candles coming on the market now.
Skittles - Melon Berry Candle:
When I popped out for a walk shopping with my mom I came across a selection of Skittles boxed candles. I had never seen or heard of Skittles doing candles before. I have seen M & M's versions around in the pound shops, so guess it was only a matter of time really before I started to see other candies in the scented candle form.
There were a few to choose from at the time, so I started to smell the tops of them and the one that appealed to me the most of 'Melon Berry' it had like a watermelon sweet fragrance to it. I couldn't wait to get home and light it!
Taking it out of the box it comes in a lovely glass cup which when the candle is completely gone, I will use to pop a scented tea light in. Really for the glass alone you would normally pay more, the wax is green and the wick was nice and upright.
Soon as I put the flame my the wick it was alight, I popped it on my windowsill and waited. I found it took around thirty minutes before I started to notice the fragrance starting to flow around my room. It wasn't very strong but still noticeable.
It states that is has a burning time of approximately twenty five hours which I'm around the twenty hours now and still have just under half left. They are not as big as the Glade candles but still a good enough room to light the wick. I have long matches for these types of candles.
For me if the scent was that bit stronger this would be one awesome candle, but still for the money I can't really complain. It airs around my room nicely, for extra large rooms I think you might need to light two of these. When I blow the candle out you still have a nice scent flying around the room for awhile.
This candle comes in a cardboard box, I personally found this eye catching as I wasn't looking for candles. However these certainly jumped out at me. I can't wait to give the others a try now, and these would also be nice and little stocking fillers!
Price and Availability:
I paid just 89p from Bargain Madness which for the price, I'm well and truly over the moon! I wish I picked the others up now.
Fragrances in this range are -
Not the most strongest scented of candles but for the money and the subtle aroma you get from the candle I think it is perfect. For 89p I got a fun retro candle and the glass I can keep once the wax is gone, bargain!
Five out of five stars from me.
Thank you for reading.
Summary: A nice little candle from Skittles