Post # 1
okay bees… FI and i were talking about our home fragrance. FI is pretty much cool with whatever i choose. i’m having a hard time deciding whether i want to use incense or candles. i love both but wanted to know how everyone else feels about either one. 🙂
Post # 3
I like incense, there’s something so soothing about it. However you might want to take into consideration fire hazards or if someone who is in the home often suffers from asthma.
Post # 4
I think the smell of insense is much stronger if that’s what you’re going for, but I think candles are prettier and less likely to smoke anyone out lol
Post # 5
@omglauren: I don’t like incense at all, the smell is too strong for me. I’m very sensitive to smells. I very much enjoy candles and reed diffusers.
Post # 6
@omglauren: I chose candles but I don’t use them for fire hazard reasons (I have a couple in case the power goes out though) but I do use a walmart brand of the scentsy wax warmers and I have it on 24/7. Usually with an apple scented piece of wax in it. I used to be okay with insense but I can’t anymore because I get a headache because it is too strong.
Post # 7
I don’t like incense and I hate being in someonea house for a long time if it is burning. I prefer candles.
Post # 8
I prefer candles as incense can be too overpowering.
Post # 9
I definitely prefer candles, but now I pretty much always use my Scentsy warmer!
Post # 10
- Wedding: September 2013 - B&B
Candles here! My DH loves incense, so we burn it sometimesbut it is too strong for me, im not a fan.
Post # 11
I’m a candle girl, I like the smell of inscence but only for a brief period. If it’s lit for too long the smell gets too strong and I know some people are sensitive to smoke so I don’t burn it if I’m having company.
Post # 12
I prefer wax warmer melter things –
although I have and sometimes use incens and candles both
Post # 13
thanks for all the opinions! we are sticking with candles for now. i didn’t really stop to think about how strong the incense can be for other people when they come over to visit. thanks again everyone! 🙂
Post # 14
I really don’t like either because I get migraines from almost all artificial smells, but if I had to choose.. candles.
Post # 15
I like both, but I prefer incense. Theres something calming about it, for me. And the smell lasts longer. Candle scents seem to disappear the second you snuff them out, but you’ll smell incense for hours afterwards. I do have to be careful about what scents I get my incense in, though, some of them (patchouli kind of scents) give me a migraine.
Post # 16
We use candles when we are going to have guests for added ambience but normally we are a neither candles nor incense kind of family. I just don’t like the fire dangers with candles.