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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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Blended Car Wax
Blended Car Wax
Swizöl
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58
Candle Holder Flashlights
Candle Holder Flashlights
LED Castlight
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57
Hot Wax Painting
Hot Wax Painting
Robin Rose 'Cypher' Exhibit Goes Beyond Encaustic Art
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56
Tea Candles as Pixels
Tea Candles as Pixels
Moving Art by Phil Hansen
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55
Flammable Pop Art
Flammable Pop Art
Scented Candles by Keith Haring for Nuit Blanche
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54
Candle Cannon
Candle Cannon
Air Vortex Cannon For Erbert and Gerbert's Birthday
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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
Wooden Crackling Candles
Wooden Crackling Candles
The Dayna Decker Chandles are Homey and Quaint
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51
Restaurant Grease Candles
Restaurant Grease Candles
Further Soap Washes Responsibly With Celebrity Restaurant Leftovers
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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
Explosive Lighting
Explosive Lighting
These Bomb and Dynamite Candles Will Blow Your Mind
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47
Peculiar Product Scents
Peculiar Product Scents
Hotwick Urinal Cake Candle
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46
Retro-Futuristic Candelabras
Retro-Futuristic Candelabras
Rhys Kaunda-Mckenzie's Lamp Blends Candles & Industrial Design
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45
Macho Candles
Macho Candles
The Manly Man Candle Company
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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
Robot Clones
Robot Clones
When iRobot Meets the Wax Museum
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40
Modular Birthday Decorations
Modular Birthday Decorations
Lucky Candles for Uncluttered Cakes
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39
Liquor Lighting
Liquor Lighting
Beer-Scented Candles Will Make You Drunk off Aroma
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38
Romantic Radiance
Romantic Radiance
Candle Amp Mood Light by Simon Enever is Perfect for Any Evening
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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
Flames That Move & Multiply
Flames That Move & Multiply
Bravit Candle
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35
Lets Rock Hand Candle
Lets Rock Hand Candle
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34
Gory Candle Sticks
Gory Candle Sticks
The Red Waxed Bleeding Pillar Candle is Perfect for Halloween
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33
Overflowing Porcelain Candles
Overflowing Porcelain Candles
Vesuvius From Ted Muehling Mimics an Exploding Volcano
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32
Lamp Melts During Use
Lamp Melts During Use
Ikarus Wax Lamp
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31
Confection Scented Candles
Confection Scented Candles
Hershey's Syrup Chocolate Candle Smells Like Childhood
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30
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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29
Ice Candles
Ice Candles
Thaw by Matthew Jackson
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28
Parisian Illustrator Votives
Parisian Illustrator Votives
The Kuntzel-Deygas Diptyque Candles Are an Exclusive Sell and Smell
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27
Candle Blocks
Candle Blocks
Decorate Your Home With Your Favourite Childhood Toy
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26
Evolved Candles
Evolved Candles
The Uber Mod Migration Single Oil Lamps are Super Sleek
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25
Tealight Lava Lamps
Tealight Lava Lamps
Mathmos 'Fireflow O1' Uses Mini Candles, Not Electricity
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24
Green Chest Waxing
Green Chest Waxing
Harrison Ford Gets Waxed For Deforestation
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23
Beeswax Teacups
Beeswax Teacups
Mariana Tocornal Creates ‘Beecups' for Upcoming CODE Fair
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22
Matchbook Candles (UPDATE)
Matchbook Candles (UPDATE)
The Multi-Purpose 5-Minute Candle Booklet by Poketo
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21
Silver Plates as Candles
Silver Plates as Candles
Stunning Table Accessories from Sono Mocci
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20
Fairytale Online Branding
Fairytale Online Branding
Wax Turns Old-School Stories Into Modern Masterpieces
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19
Teen Stars Immortalized in Wax
Teen Stars Immortalized in Wax
From Zac Efron to the Jonas Brothers
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18
Wax Supermodels
Wax Supermodels
Tyra Banks at Madame Tussauds
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17
Freaky Wax Realism
Freaky Wax Realism
The Thomas Kuebler Wax Sculptures Bring Horrors & Legends to Life
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16
Bacon Candles
Bacon Candles
SweetSoaps.com Candle Crackles and Smells like the Real Thing
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15
Hairy Backvertising
Hairy Backvertising
Parissa Wax Strips Use Hirsute Men as Interactive Ads
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14
LED Wall Candles
LED Wall Candles
The 'Switch Candle' Adds Romance to Any Room
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13
Garden-Inspired Candles
Garden-Inspired Candles
Plants, Flowers and Fruit Replace the Standard Pillar Candle
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12
Multi-Functional Mood Candles
Multi-Functional Mood Candles
Afterglow Massage Candles Use Body-Friendly Wax
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11
Anti-Drug Wax Exhibition in Moscow
Anti-Drug Wax Exhibition in Moscow
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10
Interactive Plastic Surgery Ads
Interactive Plastic Surgery Ads
Pop Acne and Wax Back Hair in This AACS Campaign
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9
Hand Gesture Candles
Hand Gesture Candles
Give the Finger to Power Outages
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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
Candles With Hidden Sculptures
Candles With Hidden Sculptures
The Spirit Candle
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6
Personal Madam Tussauds Wax Figure for $27,000
Personal Madam Tussauds Wax Figure for $27,000
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5
Faux Paparazzi Ads
Faux Paparazzi Ads
Celebrity Underwear Shots Mocked to Sell Wax Jobs
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4
Celebrity Body Doubles
Celebrity Body Doubles
Wax Figures of the Famous
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3
Pre-Teen Bikini Waxing
Pre-Teen Bikini Waxing
Pretty Baby Spa Trends
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2
Adult Coloring Books
Adult Coloring Books
Hot Wax by Tyson Mcadoo is Best Kept Away from Your Kids
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1
Pubic Hair Stencils
Pubic Hair Stencils
‘My Bikini' Offers Brazilian Wax Stencils
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