Flamingo Candles – July Box 2017

July’s box came with a theme of Pool Party which really suits the month because we have been having such a heat wave in the UK. I think everyone has been wanting to have them if they haven’t been there anything better than cool water in this heat. I have to say how amazing the packaging is in this box as well because we have unicorns. watermelons and doughnuts which all seem to be on trend at the moment and they are all in emjoi’s.

This month has a really cool selection of melts so without further ado I will share with you the scents. The first one which I unboxed was pomegranate cider which makes me think of sipping the fruit ciders in either a beer garden or at the minute more likely the back garden. This smells really autumnal almost to me because of the fact that I associate the pomegranate with that time of year more than I think of it in the summer. This is actually one which I really do like and can see myself burning very soon even though I have a hell of a lot of melts to burn.

Watermelon is not a strong scent so to me I actually have no association with a scent for this candle which is shocking, however, instead of it smelling fruity like you might think that it should because it is a fruity scent to me it smells a hell of a lot more clean and fresh which if you have read my candle posts in the past you know I love this kind of scents. This for sure is going to be one which I am actually going to be burning in when the weather cools down a little bit because at the moment I am finding it slightly too hot to be burning.

Mango and Dragonfruit wax tart is heaven to me because as someone who absolutely adores the scent of Mango as long as it is not made to smell like it is too artificial. Flamingo candles have made it so that this scent is not too artificial so this is one which I love so much because it smells like real mangos do as bad as it sounds it smelt that fresh that I almost wanted to eat the candle. Don’t worry I resisted the urge because I know it would not do me any good. This for sure is going to be another one which is burnt very soon because it has to be nearly one of my favourites from this box.

Beach Balls to me should smell of rubbery plastic or is that just me who has the smell of that when they think of beach balls. This tart to me doesn’t have the scent of this because this would not be something which would be very pleasurable to burn, however, for me this is not a tart which has a lot of scents. The small scent which I can smell does not remind me of anything this for sure is going to be one which is added to the collection but not burnt for a long time.

Lemon curd is the next one which I picked out of the box and this is one which I love even though I am a huge fan of sweet scents this one to me is not actually too sweet at all which makes a change because I know so many of these can be. To me, it smells more like Lemon which you would find in cleaning products rather than a sweet one which is not something which you would expect from a product which is meant to be lemon curd scented.  This for one is going to be one which I am burning very soon. 

Pineapple and Raspberry are not too fruits which you would think about putting together when it comes to the summer months however, they are both summer fruits which I adore. I am unsure which scent I get the most of when I dry sniff this I think it is actually the blend is amazing. I think that it is something which should they do the scent in a medium candle or something like this I would repurchase because of the fact that I really like it so I might have to go on the hunt for this.

The next one which I picked out of the box was this lovely sweet lime and cedar scent which really is one which I enjoy this is because of the fact that I love the citrus scents which we are the notes which I get when I give this a dry sniff. I am unsure what the cedar is meant to be to be so this could be another reason why I am more attracted to the sweet lime element.  This is another one which I would love to purchase should it be able to get in in another form rather than a wax tart as I have a lot of them to get through. For sure this is one I will be burning in the next few months though.

The final item which was in this box was the Thai Lime and Mango scent which is surprising as we have already had a lime fragrance in this box. I love mango the scent as long as it is not too artificial which this is not it smells like the actual fruit which is alway a winner in my book. I do actually get a mix of both of these scents which is one that is nice because it is very fruity which is amazing because it is a scent that I adore. I think I might claim that this is my favourite in the whole box because it is that amazing and when I have space in my tart burners. 
What if your favourite scent out of this months box? Do you have any recommendations of companies that I should try?
Charlotte x

The June Melt Box- Flamingo Candles ’17

Another month has started well I know it started a while ago but that means that there is a new melt box. This months theme was tropic like it’s hot as June is officially the start of the summer which as I write this is true because the UK is experience a heatwave it has been getting as hot as 30. No doubt next week we will be back to rain.  I am going to apologise for the quality of the pictures for some reason when I have uploaded them to blogger some of them have really random lines and there is nothing I can do with it. So I am very sorry about that. 
If you are unsure what the melt box is it is a monthly subscription box from flamingo candles each box has 8 wax tart melts. They are a combination of old favourites, current scents and some which are still yet to be launched as well as some exclusives to the melt crowd. As a member you receive a wax burner with your first box which allows you to burn the wax as well as a 20% discount code with every box which is useful for us candle addicts.

The first scent which I picked up was Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream which to me smells so much of summer because ice cream is something which I adore in the warm months. This really is one which I think I may have to burn in short periods of time because it is sweet which means that it could give me a headache if I have it in for too long,  However, this is one which I can not wait to burn this one because it does smell amazing like the actual ice cream but I am sure it will save me calories because I can not eat candles.
Cola Ice Pops is only a little bit of the cola scent and it is not one which smells like fake/cheap coke if you know what I mean, This does smell a little bit of the cola sweets which you get from Haribo I glad it is only light scent of cola because otherwise it may give me a horrible headache and not actually want to burn it if it was way to strong. This is going to be one which I think I may wait a while to burn maybe more when it is the actual summer months so more July/August will I burn this tart.
Gin and Tonic scent is not one which I love at all I think this is because to me it smells really like a perfume and it is not one which I actually like, I don’t think I have actually tried gin & tonic but this scent I think would be one which people would love if they love gin and tonic. This is going to be one which I will not burn for a long period of time because it is not one of my favourites I might even end up giving this one away to someone who might love it more than I do. It could be one which does surprise me and I might love it when it comes to burning it this wax.
Lemon Sorbet was the next one which I picked out of the box this is one again to me which screams summer to me. I think because you seem to have a lot more lemon things in the summer months such as lemon in your drinks and you eat more sorbet. I think I would have to say that this is one of my favourites because I love how clean it smells rather than a super sweet one. I think this is one which I could burn so easy when I am cleaning or when I need hint of summer on those dull rainy horrible days which no doubt will appear at some stage in the near future. 
Palm Tree is another one which we received in this box this is something which you always think of if you go a on as a warm summer holiday abroad you will see that the and smell them. This smells a little bit of natural and is smells like the summer to me for some reason maybe this is because I have not been on holiday in the longest time abroad. I am sure that that this is going to be one which I am going to burn very soon while it is very warm. I think this is because I can dream that I am actually on a sunny beach somewhere. 
As you may know if you have read any of these posts you know that I actually love the fruity and clean scents. This one is scent is Pineapple & Lime this is one which I adore it smells like a lot of the fruit coolers like they do in Costa I think it is the tropical one. I know I have said a couple of these have been my favourites however, I am sure that this is my ultimate and maybe on of the favourite which we have had in the recent boxes. This is going to be one of the first ones which I burn when I get some spacer in my wax burners because they are currently full. I might have to research if they have this in a candle because for sure this is one which I would love to purchase in a huge candle size. 
The final item which I recieved in the box this month is the Strawberry Candy tart this is not one which I love. The reason behind this is because of the fact that it smells super sweet and this is not one which I like at all because it is to sweet for me I think that this would be on which you would adore should you like the sweeter scents. I think this is one which I might break up into chunks so that I do end up burning it and then it may not be too sweet for me. 
Overall I thought this box was actually a pretty good box I think this has been one of my favourite boxes in the last couple of months. I think there is only maybe 2 tarts which I am not looking forward to burning immediately.
What is your favourite from this box?
Charlotte x