Downy Unstoppables in my Wax Burner

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Downy Unstoppables in my Wax Burner

Who knew that you could add Downy Unstoppables or Gain Fireworks to your wax burner.  Much to my delight my house smelled wonderful! The wax burner was lit in the morning and I left my home in the afternoon to pick my children up from school, the wax burner was not lit at this time but had been all morning and when we returned the house smelled so inviting even my boys commented on it :-)

Downy Unstoppables in my Wax Burner

(UPDATE from Melissa and Shelley) – We would suggest using water with essential oils instead of using chemicals in your wax burner.  If you choose to use an essential oil – which is plant based material and all natural, all you do is fill the dish with water and add a few drops of essential oils – read this post on diffusing essential oils with a tart warmer.

Another idea is to add a natural substance like soy based chips or wax chips that do not contain chemicals.  We personally try to remove all toxins and chemicals from our lives so we don’t even burn candles in our homes or use scented products due to allergies and asthma issues with our loved ones.

This is the original post written by Stephanie.  She found this idea on the internet and decided to try it.  If you choose to try it it is your own decision and we are not endorsing it.  Thank  you.  Stockpiling Moms.

 

Downy Unstoppables in my Wax Burner

Disclaimer:  We do not endorse placing this product or any product containing chemicals in your wax burner based on the preference of using all natural and chemical free products instead.  If you do so please understand that we have updated the original post and do so at your own discretion.

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Comments

  1. What’ a great idea! Never thought of doing this, but am definitely going to give it a try!

  2. Can’t wait to try this!!! I wonder how well it works in the ones that use bulbs to melt the wax?

  3. Ann Cranford says:

    I love this !
    I have been telling all my friends .
    Its sooo much cheaper than candles.
    After I light mine a couple of days I chop it up and put it in my wash !

  4. Jennifer says:

    Just a heads up.. if you put this in a Scentsy warmer, it will void your warranty!!

  5. Can you put any liquid fabric softener or just the ones mentioned ?

  6. @Melissa – Scentsy warmers have a lifetime warranty as long as you use Scentsy bulbs and wax. :)

  7. Love this idea. I tried it in my house and it definitely works.

    For making bad stuff smell good you should try putting dryer sheets in your garbage can or a sweaty gym bag.

  8. Patrica Lopez says:

    DO YOU RECOMMEND BURNING SCENSTY BARS? THAT IS WHAT I BURN IN MY HOME. THAT GAIN IDEA WAS A COOL ONE.

    • Melissa@StockpilingMoms says:

      I personally don’t burn Scentsy Bars anymore – I do essential oils because they are all natural.

  9. Wow! Found this through pintrest & I love it. My house smells sooo clean;) I just wanted to add that I used a small, clean votive holder on a candle warmer plate instead of a wax burner. I don’t really like to burn anything in my house. I used to use candles ALL the time, until all the soot they create was pointed out to me.

  10. The smell is amazing but i learned first hand that it is dangerous. My son has been struggling with his asthma ever since we started using this. I did not put the two together until yesterday, three weeks after i purchased it. I feel so bad. He has been coughing like crazy, runny nose and eyes. The whole time i thought he was just reacting to the cat again. Parents with young children please consider a different way to freshen your home.

  11. This made my house smell wonderful, but after an hour or so my eyes were watering and burning!

  12. Tried this and a BIG no work. Did nothing, no smell at all.

  13. I also tried this with the original scent of gain fireworks. It works but I don’t think my entire house has the smell. The smell seems very mild. Maybe because I use the lamp wax warmer

  14. I tried this a couple of months ago while it did freshen a bit, i felt like i had a problem trying to keep it stirred so i could get more scent and oddly hardened after a bit… im not a fan. Plus the toxins are not something you should breathe in on a regular basis. No Bueno for you body! I will keep my oils

  15. Now I am worried about putting this product in my washing machine with my clothes… why don’t I just throw some scentsy bars in my wash…

  16. Hello there, I LOVE LOVE Scentsy but it’s so expensive. And I also LOVE Gain so I have to try this. I do want to state that I use the Fireworks product in my laundry and it causes no damage and adds fragrance for weeks. I love to add it to towels and sheets. I’m only stating this since someone said they’re worried about adding it to the wash. I promise it’s perfectly safe for that. I am a tad bit concerned about the heating of the product in the warmer tho…..

  17. As a follow up note, I thought about how hot of water I wash whites in..such as sheets….and really that gets no hotter than my Scentsy pot does. So, I guess I have to think that this is safe to be heated. Going to say Safe and use it!…..Love on my scent loving friends!

  18. Jim Kunkle says:

    I mix a tablespoon of the unstoppables and 1/4 cup of hot white vinegar to make about
    ten dryer sheets. Is this safe?

  19. Would this work with plug in warmer like scenty and better home and garden warmer?

  20. Works in partylite warmers as well.

  21. I did this tonight my house smells fantastic!!!! Thank you for the idea.

  22. I use them in the wax warmer and I also put some in the vacuum cleaner canister to make the house smell nice when cleaning

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