slice of warm apple pie on plate with fork
Warm Apple Pie, Mainstays
mainstays warm apple pie wax melts

Product Name: Warm Apple Pie

Product Description: Sweet and cozy, our Warm Apple Pie scented wax melts create the perfect atmosphere in your home. Top Notes: cinnamon sugar, apple peels, spiced orange, pear Middle Notes: red delicious, pie crust, creamy nutmeg, warm caramel Base Notes: whipped vanilla, clove bud, soft musk

Brand: Mainstays

Offer price: .93

Currency: USD

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Candlefind Says

A delicious apple pie wax melt that smelled like the filling for a freshly baked apple pie. 

Pros

  • Price
  • Good strength & throw for inexpensive melts

Cons

  • Soft, a little messy
  • Short life span

Intro To My Wax Melt Review

I haven’t focused on many products from Walmart’s Mainstays brand in the past, but I was looking for a good apple pie wax melt when I ran upon this one. Warm Apple Pie sounded just like what the doctor ordered, and it was on the really cheap side, too. Mainstays offers these 1.5oz packages of wax melts so you can try out a scent before investing in a full clamshell wax melt or a candle. I picked up a few other scents along with this one, but Warm Apple Pie is what was on my immediate mind. 

First Impressions of My Wax Melt 

This was a thin clamshell wax melt package that had a picture of a thick piece of apple pie on mainstays warm apple pie wax melts in warmerthe front, complete with a handy dandy fork on the side. I’m rating the presentation a 4 out of 5 but just because I’ve decided to get a little tougher on presentation. There are SO many beautiful candles and creative wax melts, I have to have some way of ooh’ing and aah’ing over them! 

The wax was rather soft and very easy to break apart. It was kind of hard to break these into squares. The scent on cold sniff was cinnamon-y with just a hint of apples. It was not exactly what I was looking for, but I didn’t want to judge this one on cold sniff alone. 

Sweet and cozy, our Warm Apple Pie scented wax melts create the perfect atmosphere in your home. Top Notes: cinnamon sugar, apple peels, spiced orange, pear Middle Notes: red delicious, pie crust, creamy nutmeg, warm caramel Base Notes: whipped vanilla, clove bud, soft musk

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I used this wax melt in my hot plate melter and it didn’t take long for it to start churning out scent. Once warmed, I could smell the depth of this scent a little more – it smelled like the thick, gooey insides of a warm apple pie. Yum! There was a little more sweet apple and a kind of syrupy smell to it once warmed. The cinnamon was still there but it was more mellow once warmed. I didn’t smell any pie crust notes, but it was still just divine.  

full apple pie on table

How Did My Wax Melt Perform?

The small amount of wax I used did a really good job throw-wise. The scent itself was fairly strong and I could smell it wafting on out from the open kitchen area. I could imagine what a full sized cube or two would do! 

Closing To My Wax Melt Review

I was really pleased with this apple pie scent from Mainstays. I would like to had some pie crust notes, but it smelled of warm apple pie filling and man, was it good! I could certainly see getting this scent in the regularly sized wax melts as an inexpensive option. If you don’t see this in your local Walmart, you can check for the wax melts online at Amazon, but you will pay more for them. I found a Warm Apple Pie candle and a Warm Apple Pie pillar on Amazon, so I’m anxious to see how those compare. 

Have you tried the Mainstays brand? What are your thoughts? 

About Mainstays

Mainstays is a Walmart brand of products originally founded in 1996 and used for their storage bins. The discounted brand has slowly grown since that time and now includes many items including home decor, wax melts, wax warmers, and candles. 

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