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Yankee Candle Sparkling Lemon
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Yankee Candle Sparkling Lemon
Date: 18/07/11, updated on 18/07/11 (87 review reads)
Advantages: smells nice, strong
==Yankee Candle Sparkling Lemon Wax Tart==
I now have to admit to having bought far too many Yankee Wax Tarts over the past few months and because I am only using a bit of each one I have a tub full of half used ones and I keep saying I will not buy any more until these have been used up. Then I take a trip past my local stockist and just can't help but pop in......
==Price and Availability==
I picked up this particular tart from my local jewellers who do a fairly big range and seem to get new ones in all the time (far too tempting) but this is not a particularly new scent to the Yankee Candle range but still it was one I hadn't tried. Having read so many good reviews on this particular fragrance I thought I really must get it even though I am not a big lemon fan.
For 90 pence though even if I didn't like it that much I could always pass the rest of the tart on to someone else and I wouldn't feel like I was out of pocket too much. The RRP of the tarts are £1.10p and the prices can vary from shop to shop though this brand seem to be widely available in a whole host of different stores. This scent seems to be quite popular and I have seen it quite a few times in varying shops.
==Look and Smell==
This tart is really quite a vibrant yellow colour and compared to the other lemon type tarts a lot deeper in colour making it visually appealing. It still has the same design of and other Yankee tart which is a flower shaped disc and on the front there is only a small sticky label showing a picture of a slice of fresh lemon in what I personally feel has got to be a glass of gin and tonic!
Having a good sniff of the tart through the plastic cellophane wrapper proved to be quite nice as the lemon smell was not only zesty but also rather sweet and what can only be described as rather juicy! The fragrance that was seeping through the packaging was really strong when compared to a lot of the recent Yankee Tarts I have had that have been quite a let down in the strength of aroma.
Of course I couldn't wait to put this tart to the test and once home this was the first one I tried out from my array of purchased tarts that day. Strangely as I said before I am not a great lover of lemon things and wouldn't dream of tarnishing my vodka and coke with a slice and could think of nothing worse than ruining my salmon with a squeeze of the fruit but somehow having smelt this in the store it appealed to me so much I chose this first.
I popped a chunk of the tart into one of my many oil burners and I find cutting them very easy as I just get the large kitchen scissors and cut through the plastic wrapping and break the wax disc inside. The tart crumbles slightly and this seems to make the wax melt quicker and let out the aroma a lot quicker than when using a whole tart and waiting for the thing to melt. Using only a small amount also allows me to change the fragrance of my tart a lot sooner than waiting the 8 odd hours that these tarts usually will burn for before evaporating into the air.
As soon as the tart began to melt the strong aroma which I smelt through the wrapper was trebled in strength and the fragrance was quick to spread all through the room and was kind enough to pass through my flat and create a wonderful fresh smell which I was really pleased with. There is no lack of body with this tart the zesty aroma was so appealing and utterly delicious. The sweet sherbet type of aroma which is mixed with the citrus gives a really succulent and almost mouth watering feel that I was so pleased with I even added a little more of the wax to the burner so that I could savour this smell a lot longer.
I have to say I am really pleased with my purchase of this tart and love the smell that it gives out. The citrus bursts of aroma are strong and fill the flat far better than my most recent efforts with the other tarts in the Yankee range and for the price I feel that I have got a brilliant buy. The very natural aromas are so true to life whilst being a lot sweeter than I had first imagined they would be. I love the way the smell seems to make my mouth water and make my home smell fresh alive and a little bit brighter on such a dreary day.
I cant find a single fault with this tart as the colour is good and the scent is beautiful so for that reason I feel a top score of 5 out of 5 stars is well deserved and I would strongly recommend this particular tart even for those who are not great lovers of lemon. The blend of citrus fruits Yankee have used to infuse the wax work really well together to create a fragrance which seems to have a lot more depth than just a plain old lemon one.
I may be tempted to purchase another one of this fragrance if I don't get lured by one of the many others Yankee has to offer.
I do hope that this has been of some help/interest to you
many thanks for taking the time to read.
Summary: A great smelling tart