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I just made some tarts to use in a tart burner a friend gave me for Christmas. My tarts are 1oz each. How long should a tart like that last? When do you throw the wax away? After 4 hours, 6, 8, 12 hours... a few days? Im not sure how long the tart is giving off fragrance because of candle nose.

Thanks:yay:

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I'm not sure what kind of wax you use or what percentage of oil you use but I made some tarts last weekend (Wildberry Mousse from CS) using CB 135 (soy container wax) using about 8% fragrance load and when I first melted it, it made the whole upstairs (about 1200 Sq ft) smell great! It was very strong! It's been about 3 days that it's been in the warmer just in my bedroom and I could smell it still when I walked into the house this afternoon...of course not as strong as first but definitely noticeable!

I think it depends on how hot your warmer gets. If it gets really hot, it'll burn the FO off faster. I use a coffee cup warmer with a small glass bowl and it's perfect. And of course it depends on the FO itself. Some just aren't that strong or don't last very long. But I can usually get mine to last longer than 24 hours before replacing. Personally, I think they last way longer than YC tarts.

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