These are Soy melts. Soy wax has a lower melting point which gives it a much better scent throw. They are packaged in a 6 pack clamshell container so you can break off whatever you need and close the lid so you don't have to worry about a messy baggy and the soy melts clean up with soap & water. They come in many fragrances. You can mix different fragrances for a scent to your likeing.