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60 Waxtastic Finds

From Freaky Wax Realism to Gory Candle Sticks

— December 12, 2009 — Art & Design
Wax is essential to an astounding number of products. Without it, there would be no more celebrity replicas, snowboard lubricants or aromatic candles. Without all of the wondrous wax of the world, it would be a far less whimsical place. Wow, I never knew I had such an appreciation for wax.

Anyway, from freaky wax realism to gory candle sticks, check out the 60 waxtastic finds.

Implications - Consumers are enthralled when goods are released that find novel applications for commonplace products. It satiates consumers' desire for something new while simultaneously putting them at ease due to familiarity. Corporations looking to reinvigorate interest in their existing wares may consider incorporating gimmicky design elements or finding new applications for a product.
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Candle Holder Flashlights
Candle Holder Flashlights
LED Castlight
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Blended Car Wax
Blended Car Wax
Swizöl
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58
Hot Wax Painting
Hot Wax Painting
Robin Rose 'Cypher' Exhibit Goes Beyond Encaustic Art
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57
Tea Candles as Pixels
Tea Candles as Pixels
Moving Art by Phil Hansen
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56
Flammable Pop Art
Flammable Pop Art
Scented Candles by Keith Haring for Nuit Blanche
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55
Candle Cannon
Candle Cannon
Air Vortex Cannon For Erbert and Gerbert's Birthday
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54
Wooden Crackling Candles
Wooden Crackling Candles
The Dayna Decker Chandles are Homey and Quaint
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53
Candlelight Vigils for Pets
Candlelight Vigils for Pets
'Homeless Animal Day' Raises Awareness for Spay & Neuter
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52
Restaurant Grease Candles
Restaurant Grease Candles
Further Soap Washes Responsibly With Celebrity Restaurant Leftovers
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51
Explosive Lighting
Explosive Lighting
These Bomb and Dynamite Candles Will Blow Your Mind
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50
CandLEDs
CandLEDs
Good Night Eileen
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49
Plasticine Cover Models
Plasticine Cover Models
Morph The Wax Man Covers Esquire For His 30th Birthday
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48
Modular Birthday Decorations
Modular Birthday Decorations
Lucky Candles for Uncluttered Cakes
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47
Peculiar Product Scents
Peculiar Product Scents
Hotwick Urinal Cake Candle
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46
Macho Candles
Macho Candles
The Manly Man Candle Company
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45
Retro-Futuristic Candelabras
Retro-Futuristic Candelabras
Rhys Kaunda-Mckenzie's Lamp Blends Candles & Industrial Design
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44
Fake Melted Wax
Fake Melted Wax
Candle Drips Made of China
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43
Wax Birthday Parties
Wax Birthday Parties
Madame Tussauds Celebrates Barack Obama's Birthday
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42
Trippy Space Candles
Trippy Space Candles
This Photograph of a Candle in Space is Far Out, Man
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41
Liquor Lighting
Liquor Lighting
Beer-Scented Candles Will Make You Drunk off Aroma
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40
Robot Clones
Robot Clones
When iRobot Meets the Wax Museum
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39
Romantic Radiance
Romantic Radiance
Candle Amp Mood Light by Simon Enever is Perfect for Any Evening
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38
Flames That Move & Multiply
Flames That Move & Multiply
Bravit Candle
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37
Designer Wicks
Designer Wicks
The Undercover Spring/Summer 2010 Candles are a Bold Fashion Accessory
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36
Gory Candle Sticks
Gory Candle Sticks
The Red Waxed Bleeding Pillar Candle is Perfect for Halloween
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35
Lets Rock Hand Candle
Lets Rock Hand Candle
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34
Overflowing Porcelain Candles
Overflowing Porcelain Candles
Vesuvius From Ted Muehling Mimics an Exploding Volcano
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33
Lamp Melts During Use
Lamp Melts During Use
Ikarus Wax Lamp
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32
Confection Scented Candles
Confection Scented Candles
Hershey's Syrup Chocolate Candle Smells Like Childhood
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31
Parisian Illustrator Votives
Parisian Illustrator Votives
The Kuntzel-Deygas Diptyque Candles Are an Exclusive Sell and Smell
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30
Ice Candles
Ice Candles
Thaw by Matthew Jackson
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29
Candles that Burn at Both Ends
Candles that Burn at Both Ends
‘Candle by the Hour' Will Cause Your Girl to Melt
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28
Tealight Lava Lamps
Tealight Lava Lamps
Mathmos 'Fireflow O1' Uses Mini Candles, Not Electricity
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27
Green Chest Waxing
Green Chest Waxing
Harrison Ford Gets Waxed For Deforestation
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26
Evolved Candles
Evolved Candles
The Uber Mod Migration Single Oil Lamps are Super Sleek
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25
Candle Blocks
Candle Blocks
Decorate Your Home With Your Favourite Childhood Toy
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24
Beeswax Teacups
Beeswax Teacups
Mariana Tocornal Creates ‘Beecups' for Upcoming CODE Fair
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23
Matchbook Candles (UPDATE)
Matchbook Candles (UPDATE)
The Multi-Purpose 5-Minute Candle Booklet by Poketo
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22
Silver Plates as Candles
Silver Plates as Candles
Stunning Table Accessories from Sono Mocci
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21
Fairytale Online Branding
Fairytale Online Branding
Wax Turns Old-School Stories Into Modern Masterpieces
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20
Teen Stars Immortalized in Wax
Teen Stars Immortalized in Wax
From Zac Efron to the Jonas Brothers
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19
Wax Supermodels
Wax Supermodels
Tyra Banks at Madame Tussauds
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18
Freaky Wax Realism
Freaky Wax Realism
The Thomas Kuebler Wax Sculptures Bring Horrors & Legends to Life
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17
Bacon Candles
Bacon Candles
SweetSoaps.com Candle Crackles and Smells like the Real Thing
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16
LED Wall Candles
LED Wall Candles
The 'Switch Candle' Adds Romance to Any Room
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15
Hairy Backvertising
Hairy Backvertising
Parissa Wax Strips Use Hirsute Men as Interactive Ads
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14
Garden-Inspired Candles
Garden-Inspired Candles
Plants, Flowers and Fruit Replace the Standard Pillar Candle
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13
Multi-Functional Mood Candles
Multi-Functional Mood Candles
Afterglow Massage Candles Use Body-Friendly Wax
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12
Anti-Drug Wax Exhibition in Moscow
Anti-Drug Wax Exhibition in Moscow
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11
Interactive Plastic Surgery Ads
Interactive Plastic Surgery Ads
Pop Acne and Wax Back Hair in This AACS Campaign
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10
Hand Gesture Candles
Hand Gesture Candles
Give the Finger to Power Outages
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9
Candles With Hidden Sculptures
Candles With Hidden Sculptures
The Spirit Candle
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8
Wonky Wick Candles
Wonky Wick Candles
Christoph Van Bommel's Candles Reach New Levels Of Relaxation
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7
Personal Madam Tussauds Wax Figure for $27,000
Personal Madam Tussauds Wax Figure for $27,000
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6
Faux Paparazzi Ads
Faux Paparazzi Ads
Celebrity Underwear Shots Mocked to Sell Wax Jobs
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5
Celebrity Body Doubles
Celebrity Body Doubles
Wax Figures of the Famous
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4
Pre-Teen Bikini Waxing
Pre-Teen Bikini Waxing
Pretty Baby Spa Trends
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3
Adult Coloring Books
Adult Coloring Books
Hot Wax by Tyson Mcadoo is Best Kept Away from Your Kids
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2
Brazilian Waxing For Men
Brazilian Waxing For Men
Jay-Z & Diddy Promote Male Privates Waxing
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1
Pubic Hair Stencils
Pubic Hair Stencils
‘My Bikini' Offers Brazilian Wax Stencils
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