Review: Burt's Bees Soy Candle Wax Melts - Not Manufactured by Burt's Bees


I was so excited when I spotted quite a few Burt's Bees brand wax melts at my local Wal-Mart.
I warmed them up as soon as I got home. The fragrances were not over powering and did not affect my sinuses, but the ingredients were not labeled. So, I did a little digging and find out that although these melts carry the brand name of a company I have trusted for years they are not found on Burt's Bees site. Alarming, I know. Although this products carries the name it is not manufactured by Burt's Bees and honestly there is no telling what ingredients are used. I noticed the jar candles are labeled to use "soy".

As if that wasn't disappointing enough, after the first two melts the product dissipated but did disappear in a timely manner after heating. The separation of solid and "liquid" remained for quite some time as opposed to other wax melts. I associate authenticity of  natural and organic products with the time it takes to break down and disintegrate.

More importantly after the waxes were heated there was no longer a distinguishing of the labeled scents. They all melted and faded into one - Vanilla. Not that It was unpleasant but simply unwanted.

No, I will not purchase again until there is a label one the front that says "New and Approved" and on the back clearly lists the ingredients.

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