WoodWick Wax Melt Reviews (Walmart)
September 2, 2019
This is a review of the 16 new WoodWick wax melts from Walmart.
Find out about WoodWick wax melts here.
Tart green apple and slightly spicy cinnamon bark
This is a cinnamon apple scent, but it's different from other cinnamon apple scents in that the apple is a super sweet apple juice type or apple cider type apple, and it may have a hint of sweet cranberry (without the tartness). There's something else way in the background that's barely noticeable, like maybe an herbal or woodsy note, although it's called Applewood, so that's not surprising. I didn't care for this on cold sniff, but I like it when melted.
A sweet treat of moist yellow cake topped with rich buttercream icing
This smells exactly like the scent notes, and it smells fantastic. Very sweet and decadent, not just a regular vanilla scent. It may have a smidgen of coconut way in the background.
The sweet and indulgent scent of juicy, ripe black cherries
A fantastic sweet, strong black cherry scent, like black cherry candy or black cherry soda without the fizziness. I think there's also a hint of sweet vanilla in the background that softens it a little.
Spicy cinnamon and rich vanilla
This smells like a nice, rich, sweet yummy cinnamon roll.
Sun-kissed blossoms, inviting coconut nuances, and salty ocean air
I thought this was the same scent as Yankee Candle Pink Sands
because of the color and name, and because WoodWick is now owned by Newell Brands, which also owns Yankee. But it's a totally different scent. I ADORE this scent! It's a super sweet marshmallowy scent with a hint of candied fruit (not sure what kind, maybe plum or blackberry or raspberry) and a smidgen of coconut. It may also have a tiny bit of a perfumey note and maybe a sweet floral. It's a little similar to ScentSationals Girlfriend Night
Ripe currants with a hint of zesty tangerine
This is not a currant scent at all (fig-like soapy scent with a tiny bit of tartness, a hint of a perfumey note, and a smidgen of a berry note with hardly any sweetness). It's an orange scent, but it's very sweet, like sugared orange jelly candy. Different from other orange scents I've smelled, and it's fantastic!
Amber, vetiver and a smooth musk
I've smelled this scent many times before, and although it's smoky, it's not a "true" smoke scent. It smells like pine and smoky wood, but it's very sour, with a fake Liquid Smoke type smokiness (although it's not a bacon or mesquite type smokiness) and a strong Play-Doh note. Looking at the scent notes, those notes are for a men's cologne type scent, which this is not. There is no sweetness or cologne notes in this scent at all. I don't like this one at all.
The essence of fresh-cut fir on a crisp winter morning
A very nice slightly smoky spruce scent (not a biting pine) with a dirt note in the background, which sounds terrible, but it smells terrific, like being in the woods surrounded by Christmas trees. It's very similar to Goose Creek Candle Christmas Tree Cutting
, but a bit more smoky and without the slightly minty eucalyptus note.
Tobacco leaves, soft suede, and peach blossom
Fantastic scent that smells like warm, sweet cherry tobacco with a smidgen of tea.
Lavender and eucalyptus essential oils
A perfect, authentic lavender scent, not too medicinal and not too sweet.
Fresh pumpkin, warm spices and sweet buttery notes
A nice sweet, but standard, pumpkin pie filling scent. It has a bit of a rich buttercream note, so it's quite nice.
Rich redwood, sandalwood and soft ember
An incredible scent that smells like a combination of oud wood (a dark tarry wood with cedar notes and no smokiness) and sweet tobacco, and with a hint of incensey notes. I love this scent! This one is not available at Walmart, but can be purchased online from websites like candlestomydoor.com and thelampstand.com.
Sand & Driftwood
Sun-washed wood, sea grass, and soft white sand
I can't figure out what I'm smelling. I guess it's a little bit of a woodsy scent with a hint of smokiness perhaps, but it also has a tiny bit of a bland, plasticy note.
The warm, natural scent of pure vanilla bean
This smells a lot like the Bakery Cupcake scent, but it doesn't have as much of the yellow cake note, or the smidgen of coconut, and it's just a tinge less sweet. It's a richer scent though, with white chocolate and maybe even a hint of milk chocolate. Very nice!
Crisp balsam branches mixed with sandalwood, and oak, with hints of moss-of-tree and cedarwood
This is a really nice light woodsy scent with a bit of sweetness. It smells like cedar with a hint of raw wood, and possibly a smidgen of bergamot that almost gives it a bit of a men's cologne note (although it's not a cologney scent). It smells almost exactly like Better Homes & Gardens Pure White Woods
, like an expensive furniture store.
Cedar and glowing embers
An incredible, authentic scent of, well, wood smoke! It doesn't have the sour "Liquid Smoke" note that the Fireside scent has, and it has a strong woodsy note. It's almost the same scent (but not exact) as Sonoma Autumn Hayride
, but since the Sonoma wax is cheaper and the Autumn Hayride scent has a bold throw, 5 out of 5, it would make more sense to get the Sonoma scent.