are yankee candles good

Keep rocking it Candle Girl! Once I got home I lit up the the next (Macintosh) and still there is no fragrance. So I brought it to work to put in the tiniest bathroom ever. When I lifted the lid to smell Sun & Sand again, there was that smell that took you to the beach every time. Vision sucks, hearing sucks, but I can smell a joint burning, or a pie being baked, or vomit…from 100 yards. Shelly, sad isn’t it…….The money I’ve wasted over the last few years on Yankee thinking it was me at first when the smell didn’t seem right anylonger. I’ve been a loyal customer for decades and used Yankee Candles for all three of my childreens benifits all through their school years. I thought maybe if I burned them I would be able to smell them. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. From the owners: Country scents candles are owned by power couple Naomi and David Myers and located in Shepherdsville Ky. Our candle shop is where all the magic happens. Your a smart guy for doing the same. I just recently got a Sonoma candle (tobacco pipe and vanilla scent) lit for 5 min and had to put it out because it is extremely overpowering scent. Yes I agree about the Goose Candles too. this is very true. However, the link you provided has Yankee Candles as a recommendation on it. You can return them, even if you’ve burned them, I’ve returned 3 or 4 at a time. Gary. It is an amazing company. No sincere apology, no offer to return and replace. Yankee Candles are beautifully packaged, and a great company to go visit and shop, but I usually end up leaving empty handed. It is such a shame that this great company is losing its customers. Even though it’s not the same quality it doesn’t even matter. Everyone – what do you think would happen? Yankee Candle. Guess that’s fine if you live in Ohio, but their site has little or no information and apparently there is no way to order. Bed Bath & Beyond is also very good as you mentioned. It’s my fave scent of all time (smells like real fairies!). I hadn’t purchased any Yankee Candles in a long time however to my surprise when I started to burn one of the candles there was little to no scent/aroma to fill the room. A candle is useless if one has to be almost on top of it to smell anything. Reading these posts tells me I am not alone. I still have a lot of big jars buying from big sale in my basement. Candle making is as much science as it is hobby, and one needs to do some research before jumping into it. Yes, I agree with you. So when I saw the tweet below that there were negative reviews of the candles because women aren’t able to smell them, I believed the covid explanation. Good bye Yankee Candle! But the throw is important even if that is the case. https://www.countryscentscandles.com/store/awells. Well, my sporadic experiences have been confirmed by the posts on this site and I cant say I’m happy about it. And I CAN’T smell it AT ALL. * Candle Holders * Candle+ Soap+ Candle Moulds++Pins++etc Not sure they’ll ever be worth it again or even in they care to. After lighting the candle and clearing up the mess (took about 10 minutes). Plus not any great sales either. Amen……It’s only a matter of time before Yankee starts its downward slide, and it will happen. So basically you pay 30 dollars for a candle that cost them maybe maybe 4 to make, the average Mom and pop candle store make way less from their candles one , they actually use the amount of fragrance that is supposed to be added to a candle! Kind Attn:- Candle Companies, Hello There I do not like Goose Creek Candles at all. that are dedicated to espousing their unconditional love for this company. every sale I order Autumn Wreath and it never disappoints. If you are into more specific scents spite side is nice, but a little pricy for candles- but the quality is great. I can’t blame you as Yankee Candle has lost their mojo. Ten dollars a jar, my sister couldn’t believe it..so she went to Yankee in the mall and bought 24 large jars all for ten dollars a piece, well she hasn’t burned any of hers yet and I’ve burned at least ten and I notice ever year they are less and less scented, well let me tell you I’m so disappointed , the last week and a half straight I’ve been burning 3 vineyard 1 berrylicious, 1sugared cinnamon apple, & a alpine mint, and I have these burning in my bedroom with my door shut the scent should be over powering, and honestly, I can barely smell them at all!!! I don’t know about you all but my candle smells wonderful! My $5 large jar candles I pick up on occasion from Walmart consistently have a medium to strong scent throw. And they also have the huge 60oz candles for a lot less money than other companies. But it is kind of funny. I thought it was just me. A company with a nice product line is acquired by a larger company and its downhill from there. Seriously? Ordering just 4 4oz fragrance bottle’s cost about 50 dollars plus tax , I use a little more than one ounce per pound, I would love to know why when there are so many more options of more quality! We believe in a quality soy product that you can feel good about using in your homes. I’m glad to learn I’m not the lone ranger out here who is disappointed in Yankee Candle scent throw…or lack thereof. By end of next year I should have cleaned out a lot of my Yankee stuff not to mention Bath & Body too. Now the scents don’t last as long and aren’t nearly as room filling. I was not a Yankee fan for the past several years because the throw (scent) was not good. Amen to that! http://www.honeychildscandles.com. NOT… Three YC are a joke 4 real. My husband and i literally just had this discussion which led me to this article. Here’s more fuel for a well deserved fire: I ordered the 5 for $8 MEDIUM candles TC was running on special a couple of days ago. Vanilla Bourbon has been the best one yet. You WOULD KNOW THIS!!!! http://www.candleduchess.com. I’m glad I’m not losing it! One day, about 7 years ago, I was walking past a Yankee Candle store and it smelled so good. I used to buy them years ago and would get mad when I would burn one at home only to realize it was scentless. Horrible! I have an open apartment, and the whole house smelled like the candle….. it was a medium sized piller. they ARE in stock, but at a higher price!!! I definitely notice how the Better Homes & Gardens wax melts are so much weaker now! I’m now buying from Gold Canyon. I’ve been wrestling with whether or not to even publish this post. Dear Sir, Madam ( Attn:- Purchasing-Imports Deptt ) I use to LOVE Yankee candle, but I would have to agree the throw is hardly there any more. Lol. A separate note is to let everyone know that YCC’s production facility in MA is poorly run and could be labeled a hostile work environment. And their exchange policy is extremely generous. Wake up, this isn’t the same candle you use to love. So I tried a few others and not much smell, what a disappointment. Agreed. You can only smell them when the lid has been on them and closed for a while! I, too, have starting buying Better Homes and Gardens candles at Walmart, and they burn extremely well, exactly the way the old YC used to burn and at a significantly lower price. The labels are beautiful though…. A lot of the village candles really nice 2 wick pool out quickly and some strong scents try these. Yankee candles used to be quite strong smelling. Yes Yankee Candle sales my still be steady, but that’s only because you can find them everywhere now. * Cutlery wares * Check your ceiling the next time you burn a few Yankee Candles all the way down. * X-mas Decoration, X-mas Hanging balls *Brass Bells* If you’re a big candle burner, breathing in those toxic chemicals most big brand candles are created with is not ideal. Yesterday, in a Premium outlet mall in Ellenton in Florida, I spent almost 60 US dollars!!! I don’t save the receipts and have no way to return!!! I loved them. Prefer the Bath and Bodywork candles as another US branch but my absolute favourite are from Sandy Bay London! Do you know what trimming the wick actually does? Lemon lavender 2 wick large pillar This is all so sad as the new owners of Yankee Candle had a gold mind in their hands. I swear by Bath and Body candles. You should also ask yourself then, what are these companies using for fragrances? Maybe the customer service has disappeared with the scent. I’m done. I gave up and switched to my trusty Cinnamon that I’ve bought through the years and throws a lot of scent. I bought a Candied Pecan candle and there is no scent at all. Actually Yankee Candle who is now owned by Newelll Rubermaid were the ones who bought WoodWick Candle. My experience with Yankee was BY FAR the worst of all scented candle purchases I’ve made over the years. Candles are our passion! I got the snottiest reply from some a$$hole named Jim H from the “customer loyalty team” who not only implied that the damage occurred over a long period of time (had he checked my $487 order-he would have seen it was only 5 weeks ago!) My car has never seen the inside of my garage! But mainly I would notice that the pictures on their website were harder to see (even after enlarging for details) & just very boring & generic looking. I used to buy them years ago and would get mad when I would burn one at home only to realize it was scentless. I bought a 3 wick daisy Yankee candle, the odor i really cannot even explain .. almost like cat spray I will not buy again. They could both FILL THE HOUSE with scent from a single burning medium jar candle. The quality of Yankee candles has really gone down hill. I am most disappointed in the candle accessories that always drew me into the store. Brass, Aluminum, Wrought Iron, S,Steel, Galvanize, Copper, and all kind of Finishes available, * Candle Accessories * Candle Glass Jars With Lids +LIDS * Mason Jar metals LIDS* Tin Round Boxes* etc I am so disappointed. So sad!!!!!! Yankee Candle is knowingly scamming people out of their hard earned money these days. Not the Mainstays. Kathleen, yes I agree with you. Lol, I also thought it was just me when I suddenly could no longer detect Yankee Candles scents once at home and the candle had been Lit. It’s my opinion that after Yanke Candle has been sold over and over again as a company. abdulj@bsnl.in, OUR LINE OF Manuacturing & SUPPLY from India :-, Our Metals are :- Does anyone else notice this too? Obsessed with travel? Newell Rubbermaid has gotten greedy and this will eventually catch up with them, it’s sad!! If you don’t mind spending a little extra money Nest Candles will blow your mind. Unfortunately this is exactly what the new owner of Yankee are doing to all of us former Yankee Candle lovers. I tried many as they have an outlet near me, I still have a boxful at home to go through from their massive sale last year. I don’t buy Yankee candles because they are too expensive but I’ll check out the ones at Aldi! * more and much more *. Their candles are made from high-quality paraffin that makes for a longer burn time than most candles, meaning that once you pick your perfect scent you’ll get to enjoy the aroma from 110-150 hours. I pointed to it and she said “oh please don’t tell me it’s from that new company you tried”. http://www.susanfurtado.scentsy.us. In the UK Yankee appear to pay very very very little UK tax …….. They bought up the competition & I for one, will not be adding my dollar to their portfolio by buying a poor quality product! I’ve conforonted Yankees customer service department and managers about the candles being terrible these days multiple times. I just wish that more people would look past the name on the jar and understand the difference between and quality candle and something that has a premium price. When they changed Yankee’s scent formula they wrote their own demise. We are the Manufacture +Suppliers of Unlimited Metals Giftwares , ++++ Unlimited Candle Holders +Handicrafts+Accessories ,etc, Our maximum Metals GiftWares supply is related with the Candles to our major customers worldwide, We have more than 5000,items in Metals , related with the Candles , Omg YES! I have a few of the old Balsam & Cedar that still smell! I stopped buying them when they went from $22 to $24 for the large candles. Seriously, how hard is it to test a candle’s scent before releasing it? Never paid more than 12 dollars,and worth every penny. Even the. I go to Bath & Body but Walmart has some amazing wax cubes labeled Better Homes and much cheaper. I also have lost all confidence in Yankee Candles. Bath and Body Works candles smell really great, but they burn too quickly for my liking with the three wicks. I’m just about Done w/ Yankee, and I tried Goose Creek and was disappointed as well. Oh sure occasionally I purchase a weak scented one but more often than not I can smell the scent around the room. I have spoken to them verbally about the lousy quality of their candles these days and also written them. Yankee smells….of nothing. Whenever I confront managment or sales reps in Yankee stores about what happened and why is there now so little if any scent in your Yanke candles? So I had to re-paint the room at my own cost and I’m stuck with 4 more of the large pillar candles I’m afraid to even light. Yankee Candle has been awful far longer. But then again it will cost you the equivalent of a tank of gas in an SUV to get that scent and look you are trying to achieve. I would love to read the brands you think have the strongest throw. I’ve never found another brand that burns as uniformly, has no wick malfunctions, and fills the room with scents as pleasing as theirs. I used to work for the company and they have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. I thought maybe it’s because I bought them during the summer sale, and maybe they use “special” candles that have less scent to them so they’re cheaper to manufacture… but if that was their goal, it backfired, because I’ll never buy another Yankee Candle again! I remember the days when getting and giving a Yankee Candle as a gift was thoughtful and a great gift. I bought a half dozen Yanke Candals roughly six month ago and I’m roughly a third of the way through trying each scent I bought. I agree on everything said about Yankee… most people buy for the name quality has went way down! I buy all my yankee candles on ebay and at tjmaxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods. Ranger Station Supply Co.’s Leather + Pine Candle Review. It makes the entire room smell amazing, it’s great. So far I’ve again noticed that more than half the candles have been doing this. And I know I’ll be happier too with the money I’ll save in the long run. This will leave a beeswax candle smelling like natural honey – making even unscented beeswax candles smell good. Milkhouse Creamery is my favorite brand but I’ve gotten some Yankee Candles too. The company wouldn’t be in business if everyone’s candle did not smell. There is a new generation out there that have no idea how amazing they once were. Have not researched that to verify it. I bought 6 Yankee Candles and I smell nothing. When guests walked into my home back then they would immediately say what is that amazing smell. I am very upset to spend that kind of money for NO scent. I’d have a guest arrive at my house and the first thing they would say to me is what’s that great smell, no more though. Dear Sir, Madam ( Purchasng- Imports Deptt ) I have rather have one good candle for $28 than 2-3 scentless, big ugly jars of wax. I LOVE Kringle candle; their candles all burn very cleanly. I have fragrance allergies, so I have to be careful, but YC has lots of scents that don’t bother me and I think they have quite a good throw most of the time. Yankee candles all smell like cat pee no matter what the name. Consumers know better and can speak up against this move with their wallets. At the end of the day I couldn’t return because I didn’t have the CC that was used when the candles were bought. Not even.. at least crap smells like something!) For that reason, I’ll just go to Ollie’s, Big Lots, Bath and Body Works, Marshall’s, Ross, or Walmart to get my candles and tarts, use my coupons, and get more for my money! I couldn’t imagine working in Yankee Candles customer service department these days. But yes they have fabulous scents! The tarts also have been cut in scent and don’t last very long. but if you become familiar with their product and take advantage when you are able to purchase them cheaply, I think you would find Yankee candle more satisfying. I sued to be an avid collector and couldn’t pass a Yankee Candle store. Though, as a worker of a Yankee Candle store, I agree with you. It’s the Vineyard scent which I admit smells nothing like a vineyard, but more like a piece of grape bubblegum. What your getting is 6% in the 2nd pour(which is the fist 1″ of the candle). I received 3 more nicer replies from different people (including the manager) offering to tell me what I needed to do to file an insurance claim. Shady business to say the least. Finally took the initiative to research after numerous candles . I’m could smell this outside my door! I think Bath and Body have the most potent scent now a days. If your lucky enough to still own some old Yankee Candles by all means use them. they ARE in stock, but at a higher price!!! Although I am new to buying candles I have found that the majority of the big name brands do not produce a quality product. I go for the more rustic, sandalwood, cedarwood, vanilla, caramel and sometimes fruity scents. If one uses a wick that is too large, the container can become too hot and burst, or the flame can become too large and cause a fire. Shame on the new owners of Yanke Candle who I believe is Newell Rubbermaid, shame on you :-((((((. Only a handful were on the shelves. Well guess what it’s the following morning and I just fired up that fantastic smelling Yankee Sun & Sand Candle I bought yesterday in Giant and the candle has been burning for well over two hours, and there is almost zero smell. I’ve gone over to Bath & Body for candle purchases that have thus far been outstanding in carrying a lingering scent across rooms. They go up a $1 every year and it’s just not worth it anymore. They’re horrible. I was asked for the name of the candle and its product number, etc. I wager most of those reviews are actually trolls having fun. Just as good as Yankee. DW Home all the way. Sorry but I really don’t agree that if I can buy them “cheaply” that is a sufficient trade-off for a scentless candle. I am so sad that they have done this to the Yankee Candle Company. Try Madison Valley Candles or Pure Integrity as they are both excellent. I will definitely head back to the store to return all 3 again. You sound like a candle lover & are one that gifts the #1 gift giving item, candles. In dit bericht vertel ik je onder andere hoe je het walmen van je jar tegen kan ga Sometimes there is a scent that is more difficult for one person to smell while others smell it very strongly (cinnamon is a perfect example of this). Totally agree with you. We have been in the candle making business for years and love being able to bring our amazing products to others. Those are the ones with fragrance and throw. I still buy their candles, but only once in a while. What you are asking is really an age-old question relating to the science of smelling and the art of fragrance. Try my candles! Great candle. https://www.dropbox.com/s/7dnexdtmsbqp5jt/YANKEE%20CANDLE, https://www.countryscentscandles.com/store/awells, FRAENDI CANDLES – Homemade & Customizable Hygge Candles. When I bought these 7-8 years ago I never once had a problem with black smoke nor was the scent as minimal as it is. Himalayan Salt Lamp – Health Benefits, Do they really Work? After every sale it’s been harder to keep profits where they want them to be as as a whole. I wanted to kick the Yank’s add for at least a decade. I used to love Yankee candle! The competition has what Yankee had at one time and Yankee Candle customers are leaving for better candles elsewhere. Pumpkin Pie Large Jar is so weak you have to stand within a foot or so of the Candle to smell it. Try their FreshCut Fraiser, yourhouse will smell like a Christmas tree. Once at the store the clerk is selling me some BS story that apparently I didn’t cut it using a wicker trimmer and maybe that’s why it didn’t give out any fragrance. Shop now! Instead of calling cooperate complaining STOP ✋ BUYING THEM BOYCOTT !!! I received some candles for Christmas. I just spent a lot of money for 5 candles. If yankee candle can’t make gardenias smell, I don’t know! I’m sitting here in vain trying to smell my True Rose candle, nothing at all, I’m completely done with Yankee Candles bye bye. It’s called greed…….You can only fool the people for so long though. Seriously? They know good and well the product their peddling today has zero comparison in quality to the original Yankee Candles. Now I only buy tarts or meltcups. Yes very toxic indeed. I purchased a car jar and NOTHING. 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