What is a fragrance lamp and how does it work?
Contrary to the name, fragrance lamps are not used for illumination. They effectively clean and scent the air using a catalytic stone wick that burns an alcohol - based fragrance lamp oil. Once the fragrance lamp is filled with fragrance lamp oil to no more than 2/3 capacity, the fragrance lamp wick (which has been saturated with 91% alcohol) is seated in the neck of the fragrance lamp. The fragrance lamp wick is lit and allowed to burn for about two minutes before the flame is blown out. The vented crown is placed over the fragrance lamp wick, which continues to burn without a flame.
What are the instructions for using the Makes-Scents Fragrance Lamp?
The Makes Scents Fragrance Lamp includes:
In addition to your fragrance lamp, you will need:
How can I blend my own fragrance lamp oil?
What else can the DIY Fragrance Lamp Oil Concentrate be used for?
Fragrance and Wax Warmers, Simmer Pots - Fill warmer reservoir with water and add a few drops of fragrance concentrate.
What other fragrances can I blend using DIY Fragrance Lamp Oil Concentrate?
See the Scent Recipes page for lots of great ideas and use the Blending Kit to make your blending easy and mess-proof.
How can I get a stubborn fragrance lamp stone wick to burn?
Fragrance lamp stone wicks can become clogged and stubborn to light or keep burning due to drafty rooms, humidity, sitting in a filled, unlit lamp (which naturally happens when they are clogged and go out), and other factors. Try these tips to get your stone wick burning again:
How can I avoid overfilling my fragrance lamp?
How can I modify a stone wick so that it works in tall fragrance lamps?
Ideally, the cotton wick portion of the stone fragrance lamp replacement wick should reach the bottom of the lamp container so that all the fragrance lamp oil is absorbed and burned. Some lamps are extra tall, and the cotton wick may not reach the bottom of the lamp.The fix is super easy! Simply cut one side of the cotton wick about an inch below the metal fitting as pictured here. The wick portion is now long enough to reach the bottom of tall fragrance lamps.
What is a car diffuser?
Car Scenter Diffusers are plug-in car air fresheners, that still today, are one of the few plug in aroma diffusers scented car air fresheners. The diffusers plugs into any cigarette lighter and gradually warms the heating element in the aromatherapy diffuser.
How does a car diffuser work?
Simply place 2-5 drops of undiluted fragrance oil on the scent pad, insert the scent pad into the aroma tray, and plug the unit into your cigarette lighter. Diffuser uses a heating plate to disburse scent.
What is an Oil Warmer?
Our distinctive Warmers melt specially formulated wax and oil with the heat of a low-watt light bulb or
heating element, and enhance your home with more than 80 fragrances safely, with no
flame, smoke, or soot.
How long can I leave my Oil Warmer on?
Go according to the instructions on your Oil Warmer Box. Many do not have a time recommendation, the adjustable ones allow you to adjust the intensity therefore can be left on for longer periods of time. Still not recommended to leave unattended.
How do I clean out my Oil Warmer?
Pour Oil into a disposable container and wipe the warmer with a paper towel.
How do I use my Oil Warmer?
1. Plug in your warmer and turn it on.
2. Your warmer should be approximately 1/4 full of oil.
Can I use Warming Oil in my Fragrance Lamp or Fragrance Lamp Oil in my Oil Warmer?
You can not use warming oil in your Fragrance Lamp, warming oil has been mixed with a carrier oil to prevent burning or scorching. It will not mix with alcohol which is needed for the fragrance oil. Please do not use warming oil in your Fragrance Lamp.
Fragrance Lamp oil is concentrated oil therefore to use in an Oil Warmer it must be mixed with water or a carrier oil.