Q: Why do people buy scented candles?
A: Scented candles add a nice fragrance and a warm glow to a room. They give off a pleasant smell, one that can be chosen by each individual according to their tastes. Candles in general create a flickering, glowing lighting effect, and scented candles have the added fragrance bonus.
Q: What kinds of scents are available?
A: There are dozens of scents, though where you shop may limit what are available. Fruit and flower scents are popular, as are many baking smells. Water smells like rain or ocean breeze are also made. Other more exotic scents are available at specialty stores, and there are seasonal scented candles as well.
Q: Where can you buy scented candles?
A: Larger grocery stores will stock a few scented candles, but for a wider selection, you should look at a department or home furnishings store. These will carry a wider range of scents and sizes.
Q: What type of candles are scented?
A: Probably the most popular type of candles are jar candles, as they do not require a holder and are less messy. Votive candles are also popular, as they can be put in a person’s favorite holders. Scented tealights are also made, although they are so small that they do not give off much fragrance.
Q: What color are scented candles?
A: Scented candles tend to be a color that matches the scent; for example, a rose scented candle might be pink or red, a strawberry candle would be red, a vanilla one would be white or tan.
Q: Are scented candles safe to burn?
A: All candles should be attended while burning, including scented candles. As long as they are on a non-flammable surface like a ceramic or glass, whether on a plate or in a holder, candles are safe.