How to Make Aroma Melts

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How to Make Aroma Melts
Aroma melts can make the air smell fragrant. (aroma image by Andrey Kiselev from

There are many ways to add aroma to a room, such as using scented candles, burning incense or an aroma melt, which melts scented wax. Although you can purchase aroma melts from a department store, they can be costly and come in only a limited variety of scents. You can make your own homemade aroma melt using essential oils and natural beeswax that can be purchased at craft supply stores.

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Things you need

  • Beeswax
  • Coffee can
  • Cooking pot
  • Essential oil
  • Ceramic scented oil tea light holder
  • Tea light
  • Lighter

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  1. 1

    Place 227gr. of beeswax into an empty, clean coffee can.

  2. 2

    Place the coffee can into a pot.

  3. 3

    Fill the pot halfway up with water, and heat it until it boils.

  4. 4

    Boil until all of the wax melts completely. Remove from the heat.

  5. 5

    Put 1 Tbsp of essential oil into the wax, and stir well.

  6. 6

    Pour the melted scented wax into the top of an empty ceramic tea light oil burner.

  7. 7

    Allow the wax to solidify. To use the aroma melt, light a tea light and place it in the holder. The wax will melt and will release the scent into the room.

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