Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. If you want a high quality candle, try a small company like on Etsy, I make candles myself I test every single one before I will ever sell one! Yankee better wake up and realize that their customers aren’t going to spend their hard earned money on garbage anymore. When I first purchased a Yankee Candle a few years back I loved the candles! I have written to YC many times telling them they should check eBay to see that their accessories are now collectible and if they would take a hint and bring back some nice decorative accessories their business would draw customers. There’s two lines Kringle all white candles and country. You need to test every single scent, to see what wick will work the best, it takes a long time to perfect your craft! that are dedicated to espousing their unconditional love for this company. Two they are not buying their products from China most are supporting American farmers the wax is not cheap . There are some scents that are just naturally stronger than others (think of a bouquet of flowers, chances are the lily will be the scent you smell above all others). They only burned good on the first burn. I mean, there’s nothing wrong with wanting a weaker throw, but there are lots and lots of brands that make candles that smell really nice and have a weak throw – and cost a lot less. Kathleen, yes I agree with you. Yankee Candle Mania Sono Andrea ed in questo blog vi parlerò delle famose candele profumate Yankee Candle (e di altri grandi marchi), raccontandovi la mia esperienza e i miei pensieri. Lavender large jar, Apple pumpkin large jar I will definitely head back to the store to return all 3 again. I have also found that Bath and Body Works candles are not throwing a strong scent anymore either! To my utter disgust, I discovered that Yankee bought Woodwick; I feared that the beautiful Woodwick essence’ would be compromised and I was absolutely right!! Na světě neexistuje jiná značka s takovým příběhem. They may look nice but so what if you can’t smell them!!! Now there are very few scents that offer an excellent throw wherein the old days all of Yankee’s candles could be counted on the offer great scent throws whether you like the smell or not. The only Yankee candles that you do get a good throw from is Tuscan vineyard, midsummers night,cherry blossom and white strawberry Bellini and honey lavender gelato as these ones are strong but a lot of Yankees don’t have much scent in them. Just want to get the word out NOT to buy Yankee Candles….I loved buying these as gifts, and now I need to find something else to give. Goodbye YC, nice knowing you. I wasn’t particularly in love with the Sand and Driftwood scent I bought from woodwick line, but i liked it enough. The scent throw is fantastic in my open concept home. They smelled wonderful, and they were strong..like one big jar candle would make my whole apartment smell like heaven. Corporate is having their store sales reps if customers ask what happened to Yanke candle that they lowered the scent levels as people were complaining it was bothering them. When I first started buying them they were $21 for the large jar. They are a less than a year young: Thanks for you insight! The answer is multi-faceted. Their holiday scents are the bomb. Agree! So I recently learned about Kringle Candle and have found info about them supposedly being „more fragrant” or longer lasting than Yankee Candle. It’s important to note, of course, that not all of their candles are majorly lacking, but it still seems they’re content peddling a lot of crap (No. @ Metals Family International I just received a HUGE yankee candle as a birthday gift and it gives off absolutely NO SCENT whatsoever. I stopped buying them when they went from $22 to $24 for the large candles. Hope all fine, We are the Manufacture and Suppliers of , Metals Wedding Gift Wares , Candle Holders , Candle Metal Bases , Un-limited of Metals Primitive Items , over all , we got more than 3000,items related with Maximum Giftwares,etc, Do you think if could be a part for your candle company , Means we can create unlimited metals candle holders , in various styls , sizes, finishes , and at your It’s just to save a few dollars and you ruined your entire brand, I guess they do not see it that way because they are still making money. I am a yankee fan, but have stopped buying because the cost of the candles are just too high in my opinion, and I have had some that don’t really give off much of a fragrance when others are better priced and smell great. I actually have a few Yankee American Home (discontinued line) candles that I purchased at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, and they’re stronger than the first quality Yankees. Thanks so much and have a great week! It’s that time again and I’m looking into restocking for the holidays and I finally decided to give it a goog and find out if this is just me or if others were having this problem. Then I noticed it started having a lot black smoke as well. I recently bought 7 because they’re really not worth it to pay for candles and shipping unless you get free candles. So we are adding this… A huge company like Yankee candle cannot do the same! We have been in the candle making business for years and love being able to bring our amazing products to others. Seei just bought a wood sick candle, Sand and Driftwood …… i noticed woodwick offers mostly “warmer” scents….. like fireside and bonfire, or driftwood, sandalwood, etc…. But I started noticing the smell of their candles was getting weaker and weaker. Yankee smells….of nothing. Candles are our passion! There are waaaay too many candle manufacturers that make just as good if not better candles. I have one burning right now and the throw is fantastic. Pink margaritaville large jar So disappointed…not sure what brand to trust. My 2016 Berrylicious smells fantastic and my new 2018 Berrylicious smells almost like nothing! Patti isn’t it disgusting what the new owners of Yankee Candle have done to the once great Yankee Candle. Crazy, right? Yankee Candle Village Stores The Yankee Candle Village stores are like "super outlets," although you won't find them on the official outlet list. I’m glad I found this page. We get the name big box companies give our craft! A nauseating cheap wax smell. A lot of the village candles really nice 2 wick pool out quickly and some strong scents try these. I currently own close to 30 large jar candles. I then went and placed an order for half a dozen more, and a couple of months later a dozen more. Proof is in the old candles. Thanks. Same here never again will I buy Yankee Candle I had not bought them for years because of the price could not afford them anymore I seen them at Walmart and I was excited as quickly as I was excited I was very disappointed picture of the big ones in my bedroom can’t smell anything unless you got right up on them never again Yankee Candles they suck. She could see how disappointed I was and went in the stock room and brought out 2 Cinnamon Chai’s. I loved them. That is very interesting information ! Kringle/Country Candle is more like old school Yankee IMO. Yankee Candle was bought out by WoodWick, who also has a very subtle and barely-there scent. I have 3 left but from what you are all saying fragrance has been long lost for a while yankee candles are puke-smelling poisonous garbage. Although I am new to buying candles I have found that the majority of the big name brands do not produce a quality product. Customer Loyalty Team Yankee used to use 6% throughout the candle. It’s time for me to move on! It takes a lot of testing to get a quality candle. * Lot of Metal Lids *Lug Caps. No more long lines at the store waiting for their Halloween reveal. Its not only their candles,their tart warmers,shades,they are just terrible everything is metal glass what happened to all the pretty stuff they had.The bears collection,children collection, The tart warmers,big and small look like they belong in a office no warmth,no love put into them .I have over 300 hundred tart warms from when Yankee candle when they had pride in their in their product .If you read the description of a large candle its like 6 different layers of scent .If I buy balsam and cedar I want all the same scent .Then they came out with strong scent candles .Hello people are not stupid .This is the way they use to smell like .I have about 800 tarts the old tarts smell amazing. Maybe the customer service has disappeared with the scent. It just keeps the soot down (which in a way, does help the fragrance kind of). I noticed they were now carrying the famous Sun & Sand by Yankee which was my all-time favorite. And you may not understand the difference between a $5 candle from Walmart and a YC large jar, but when my large YC lasts 150 hours compared to the average 50 hours you will get from other jars, I understand why they are worth my money. It’s kinda like a hot lover (do I dare say?) I love wax melts, so I thought I’d get some tarts from YC when they were on sale (since the tea lights smelled so good). Yep, they charged me for their “I’m so sorry you’ve had all these problems so we’re sending you free candles”. The candle called Winter is my favorite this time of year. No doubt Woodwick has a really loud crackling noise and some of the scents could be strong. There are countless blogs, Facebook groups, twitter users, etc. I will no longer be stocking up like I used to. It’s like everything anymore, prices go up and product goes down. At the end of the day, consumers are free to make decisions on their purchases. I would love to read the brands you think have the strongest throw. I could see right away a troll …… almost sounds like you work for Yankee candle! I literally put in google search “Yankee candle tarts scentless” to see if it was just me. You just keep telling yourself I got a bad batch, buy more until you finally realize you need to stop wasting money on coloured wax. No it’s true even now I got so many candles last year during the sale over my favorites from Bath and Body works and I barely burned any so I took them back today a full year later and got 10 more new ones and these ones suck too burning Honey Clementine right now which in the jar was soooooo fragrant and nice but I am getting nothing and it’s directly next to me….what a shame Yankee was mom and me’s thing growing up we’d save up for a Midsummer Night candle and would burn it maybe 1- a couple hours at a time and the house would smell for days. It is obvious the new owners do not care. I don’t know that they’re more fragrant...they’re not longer lasting in my experience. Even the wax melts at Big Lots (a brand called Living Colors) are better than Yankee, and seem to be a softer, vegetable-like wax. Shady business to say the least. Wtf? Those are my go-tos and I love them!! 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. Newell is a big conglomerate that owns many name brands (Elmer’s, Papermate, and Coleman to name a few). They are the best out there at this price. To see how clean they burn the hot throw, if the wick is producing to much soot, even if you have used that same wick the same wax ,but it’s a different fragrance test test test ……. And their candles are in WalMart and other stores so no reason to even go to the Yankee Candle store. And I know I’ll be happier too with the money I’ll save in the long run. It’s not just the candles either. 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! Same here. Thank you for this review. If they valued their customers and their hard earned money they would not continue to rip them off ! I will continue with other brands that actually give fragrance. Kringle candle is good. , just say, ABDUL, do this and that , at this Target Price. That’s how nothing it smelled. My opinion on who has a better candle on the market right now Pure intergrity candles, I don’t believe i seen anyone on here trying to change anyone’s opinion on Yankee candle , just giving their own! 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. Pure Radiance won’t crackle as loudly as Woodwick, but the flame isn’t as scarily high either. I hear you. And I CAN’T smell it AT ALL. I checked the receipt and it says no refund – so I’m driving over an hour back to Premium Outlet Mall and giving them back! voila, you are now a yankee candler. Yankee Candle are now so disappointing. The price of the candles are much more affordable, and burn times for them are up to 40 and 80 hours, for the 8 and 16 oz jars. I purchased 8 woodwick from yankee candle, very disappointed. * Aromathaphy accessories * Diffusors + Bottles + Think I will try a few more of these. I become so frustrated with being ripped off that I set up my own candle boutique and every candle I sell is tested by me before I list onto my website. Many of us are very passionate about this issue as Yankee has been a fantastic part of our families for facade decades and we feel as if we have almost lost a child with Yankee’s no longer smelling as they used to. Sorry Yankee Candle. They’re awful…you get what you pay for…garbage. I’ve been reading this long column review and just want to Thank You all contributors to the Forum. Unfortunely, the scents such as Sunset Lake, Meadow Mist, Mountain Lake and Winter Woods are all candles that are no longer carried in regular retail stores so I can only assume you got them from an outlet or repurchases a candle that had been exchanged by a previous customer. About eight years ago I went on a YC buying binge on a discontinued scent I loved (White Birch) so much that it’s taken me nine years to finally finish that stash. Gary. The fragrances aren’t as nuanced, but you can find enough lovely scents that you really don’t have to pay and arm and a leg any longer for the now inferior Yankee products. What you are asking is really an age-old question relating to the science of smelling and the art of fragrance. I gave these as a gift and the recipients must have thought it was a joke. Base: Sweet Cherry They WERE the best, NO MORE! Wow! The candle scents are heavenly and best of all, the candles are all white, so go with any decor and burn very bright. Even in a large room and even with a cat in the room! Wow I actually thought I made a good investment. It’s frankly sad what the new owners have done to a once fantastic company. Vanilla, some musks, and apple scents triggger it. We have not changed the formulas in our candles. — previous Yankee Candle worker who gave the hint about their 100% satisfaction policy —. They definitely not as good as it used to be. I wouldn’t blame it on Yankee! It’s funny that you mention Walmart candles because these aren’t any stronger than Walmart candles, and in fact they are in my opinion much WEAKER than the Better Homes and Gardens brand candles. And it’s great to find out about the new scents as they become available. I’d been trying out several different candles over the last year as I realized how much pleasure and relaxation it brought me burning them at home. 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