When shopping yesterday, I went into a little, cheap cosmetics store (similar to home bargains, B&M etc. but only in my town) and came across this candle.
This is a brand called Mainstays in the scent black cherry, and when I smelt it I KNEW I had to have it. What made it more exciting you ask? It cost me £1!! ONE POUND! I recently bought a HUGE Yankee candle, also in the scent black cherry, so I took it home to compare the two.
The yankee candle has more of a sweet smell to it, which almost smells like cherry flavoured sweets, whereas the Mainstays candle has more of a subtle smell to it. Both smell just like black cherries, although the Mainstays in a more subtle, less in your face smell.
I think that the Yankee candle is more appealing, as the actual candle is a brighter colour, with nicer packaging and in a nice jar.
Overall, I am impressed with both these candles. I will definitely buy the Yankee candle again as a luxury, whereas I will buy the Mainstays candle as an everyday candle to light in each room and give a nice smell everyday.
Have you tried either one of these? What were your impressions?