Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Big Lots Wax Melts Reviews - Living Colors - May 2018

Big Lots Wax Melts Reviews - Living Colors - May 2018

Big Lots Wax Melts - Living Colors - May 2018
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The Living Colors wax melts from Big Lots uses soft wax that tends to not throw well. However, these news scents use a harder wax, so I hope that will improve the throw.

Blue Waters

This one is very hard to describe. It's a super sweet scent similar to Mainstays Peaceful Waters. It's watery but also floral, and although it's very sweet, it doesn't smell like perfume. It might have a hint of vanilla or coconut in it. I like it.

Throw: Medium, 3 out of 5

Cabana Breeze

This smells great, like a sweet young girlie perfume with sweet coconut and tropical fruit candy notes.

Throw: Medium, 3 out of 5

Coconut Mango

This smells like the inside of an Almond Joy bar (without the chocolate). It's a rich buttery almond and coconut scent with a sweet vanilla note. It smells fantastic. But there is no mango or any kind of fruit or tropical notes at all. It's most likely a dupe of an older scent with a different name.

Throw: Mild, 3 out of 5

Fiji Palm

This is a fresh green scent with a sweet peppery watery note that makes it smell a little like men's body wash. But I think I also detect a smidgen of pineapple, not sure. Melted, it's a little on the bitter side, which gives it a tiny bit of a bug spray note.

Throw: Strong, 3.5 out of 5

Freesia & Hyacinth

A nice pleasant watery floral scent. It's not perfumey, but maybe a little soapy like a body wash. It doesn't smell like hyacinth though, which smells a bit like lilac.

Throw: Medium, 3.5 out of 5

Guava Colada

This is an unusual scent. It's a fake fruity scent with a hint of a rich warm vanilla note, a smidgen of pineapple, and a little bit of a ginger ale type fizziness which makes it smell like soda. But when melted, that soda note is annoying.

Throw: Mild, 2.5 out of 5

Pineapple Orchid

A sweet intense fake pineapple scent, like pineapple flavored powdered drink mix or hard candy. I don't smell floral notes at all. If you like pineapple scents, this is a good one.

Throw: Faint, 2 out of 5

Tropical Sunset

This is a dupe of an older scent, maybe several. It's a sour tropical fruit scent, but it's not a bad sour, more like a "rich", slightly zesty sour. I like it. And there are no pineapple notes. Ah, I believe it's the same scent as Island Nectar, which I reviewed in May 2016.

Throw: Strong, 3.5 to 4 out of 5

Verbena & Pear

This is my favorite scent of the bunch. I've smelled it before, and I believe it's a dupe of an older scent. It doesn't smell like verbena or pear at all. It's a super soapy fresh shower gel type scent, not overly sweet, and a little herbal, a bit like an Irish Spring soap scent, but more soapy. It's fantastic.

Throw: Strong, 3.5 out of 5

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  1. Did they discontinue the Verbena & Pear? I agree that it was there best scent!

  2. Once Big Lots comes out with a scent, I don't think they continue producing it. If you find it at your store, it's whatever they have left in stock. I still find some scents that are a few years old, so check a few of your stores and you might find it!


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