All posts by Sammy Ellis


What exactly are Shmelts?

If you’re in the habit of using wax melts, you may find this a strange question. However, many people are yet to discover the joy of having the delicious fragrances of wax melts perfuming their home and may still be using candles for this purpose – or even nasty chemical sprays.

So, let’s start with the basics. Shmelts – also known as wax melts or wax tarts are very similar to candles insofar as they are pieces of wax that give off a fragrance when melted, but unlike candles, they don’t have a wick.


Shmelts – The Beginning

The past few months has been nothing short of mind-blowing. A real challenge for us all, as we wade through daily doses of uncertainty, anxiety, fear – you name it, we’ve all probably experienced it.

At my lowest point during lockdown, I decided I needed a distraction. I needed to re-focus on something positive to get me through it all.