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  1. I have just learned that The Scent Works Closed after a long hiatus from soaping. Does anyone know of dupes. I saw on the owners Facebook page the business is for sale. I loved all of these fragrance oils and some I cannot hardly do without. I'm crushed. Thanks for any help I can get! I sure wish I could buy it! Calypso orchid Frankincense and myrrh White peach Blue sugar Pink sugar Creamy coconut White vanilla sugar Fresh sugar Tupelo honey Linden Green tea London lemon curd Bamboo Flower Satsuma guava True Rose Belgium Chocolate Pepperbirch coconut Lime Verbatim Black Raspberry Cream Sanguigno Orange and Patchouli Vanilla Sandalwood Chicolate Expresso
  2. I'm starting to experiment with perfuming and it's mostly been with fragrance oils and carrier oils. I'm interested in using aroma chemicals individually, but I'm no chemist, and I'd like to learn more about others' experiences with things like fixatives, bases, mixtures, and all sorts of other things that go into perfume making.
  3. Has anyone used the fragrance oils from Cajun Candles? Or what is your favorite brand of oils?
  4. Hi! I have been making candles for just over a year and have been doing ok, but recently I messed up a batch of about 20 candles (ugh) and they are not sellable. They are sweating on the top because I think I added my fragrance oil too far into the cooling process or I simply measured incorrectly trying to rush and get them done (lesson learned). My question is: What do you do with larger batches of candles when they go bad? Mine are in glass containers so at least it's recyclable, but it would take me a while to burn through 20 candles and I make them in a one bedroom apartment so not much room to stack them around. I know sweating isn't detrimental to the candle itself, but it looks ugly and its too severe to ask the customer to "dab the tops". What is your best way of dealing with candle waste?
  5. Ive been asked to make a Donut scented candle /wax melts. Any good ones out there - I saw some on Just Scent but not sure about any of them. Do they actually smell like a donut or are they more of a birthday cake smell with cinnamon or pumpkin or a jam/jelly scent added to it ? I think they're looking for a BBW type ??? The same person asked for a snow scent ??? WTH - what does snow smell like ??? Oh geez - I don't even know where do begin this lol ! Any guidance or suggestions would be greatly appreciated
  6. I'm new to candle making and am trying to understand the flashpoint for fragrance oils. I understand that the flashpoint is the temperature at which the fragrance will ignite if met with an open flame. This might be a stupid questions but can this potentially cause a fire hazard within the candles? Secondly, I've read varying accounts of when to add the fragrance oils. I've seen that the flashpoint doesn't matter when adding the fragrance to your wax but also that some people use it as a guideline for when to add their fragrance oils. Lastly, in regards to shipping. I've seen that certain fragrances cannot be shipped via air because of their flashpoint. Does this apply to shipping finished candles?
  7. Hi, I am looking for some fragrance oil suggestions. I am blending a soy/coconut/paraffin wax. Does anyone have a favorite fragrance for any of these scents: Citrus/orange lavender gardenia peach basil amber jasmine milk and honey Any other favorite scents anyone wants to share would be insightful as well! Thanks in advanced, Kayla
  8. Im searching for the perfect black coffee fragrance! I want something not super sugary or caramel like all the other coffee scents out there that I’ve found. Opinions? Also when it comes to mixing or measuring fragrance oils, what does everyone use? I’ve read to only use glass or disposable wax cups... but I’m having quite the time finding those (unless I order them) and is it ok to wash the left over fragrance oil out of a glass bowl or cup down the drain...? (Maybe that makes me sound over paranoid, but I have no idea! I’ve heard washing essential oils is a bad idea.. I didn’t know if it was the same thing. )
  9. Does anyone have any opinions of Wellington Fragrance Oils? I am new to candlemaking and purchased several fragrances from Wellington and have been mixing them in GW 415 and 464 and have struggled with hot throw mainly. Does anyone have any experience with Wellington fragrances? Trying to figure out if I should be buying fragrances from somewhere else. Thanks!
  10. For those of you who may be interested, PEAK is back up and running on a smaller scale but running none the less. I know I am happy http://www.peakfragrances.com Their facebook page is http://www.facebook.com/candlesupplies
  11. I found I have quite a few containers of the old Soap Crafters "double scented" fragrance oils so I had one called "Pipe Tobacco" duplicated and it came out great! The fragrance level was right on and I can't wait to use it! Does anyone remember using these so still have some in your "fragrance collection" like I do?
  12. I have RE Christmas Past and I would like to rename it to something that isn’t “christmasy” so that I can continue to sell it after the holidays. This is the scent description directly from the RE site: ”This is the closest you'll get to a true Christmas tree scent without cutting down one! Bring the wonderful holiday scent of a tree into your home.” I’ll be honest, to me that description is nothing like what I smell. I love the scent but I pick up more of a spicey potpourri with pine/christmas trees being more of a subtle note in the mix. It reminds me of when I was little walking into an old country gift store than sells potpourri and candles and penny candies and odd and end gifty things all year long... where the entire store kind of has that permanent spicy and pine potpourri smell. Any ideas of what I could call this scent?
  13. If I’m mixing wax’s how do I know what the cure time and fragrance load is going to be? Going to try ky parasoy 80% & ky 133 20%
  14. The prices here are fantastic. I was wondering about the quality. Anyone know? https://www.chemistrystore.com/Products-Fragrance_Oils_A-G.html
  15. So I forgot to order more aspen winter from natures garden and I really don't like ordering from them because of the expensive shipping even with small orders. I have really liked the scents from just scent so far, one of their best sellers is aspen winter. Has anyone compared it to natures garden aspen winter? I have a large order I need to make from just scent so was wondering if I should switch to their aspen winter or hurt my wallet and just buy it from natures garden. Ive found natures garden to be the most hit and miss compared to flaming candles and JS, so I am not as scared to order from JS for aspen winter but would like to save testing time by asking . Thanks in advance!
  16. I got a notification. I wish some of the Fall fragrances had been out earlier than mid October. Some look really good. https://www.lonestarcandlesupply.com/fragrance-oils/new-fragrances-1.html?p=1&product_list_order=position
  17. Have tried NG and RA. NG is ok, but not corn(y) enough. RA smells like fresh baked bread...strong if you are looking for a baked bread scent, but not corn(y) at all.
  18. Can anyone review these? Looking for strong scent throws that smell great in general. I use max fragrance oil in my joy wax (parasoy) candles. I am looking for something for my mermaid candles and never really have any luck with tropical scents. Especially coconut... here are some fragrances I am looking at. http://www.justscent.com/twisted-mermaid-fragrance-oil.html http://www.justscent.com/candle-and-soap-supplies-pink-sands-type-fragrance-oil.html http://www.justscent.com/sea-salt-and-ocean-breezes-fragrance-oil.html http://www.justscent.com/candlemaking-soap-supplies-butt-naked-fragrance-oil.html http://www.theflamingcandle.com/candle-fragrance-oil/fragrance-oil-a-z/egyptian-amber-fragrance-oil/ http://www.theflamingcandle.com/candle-fragrance-oil/fragrance-oil-a-z/summer-scoop-type-fragrance-oil/ http://www.justscent.com/candlemaking-soap-supplies-summer-boardwalk-fragrance-oil-type.html
  19. I want to try mixing scents to make candles for myself and for friends. Anyone have any recipes they've made that turned out great? I'm looking to try everything! Please give me your best recipes! I plan on trying my first mix soon as I have wax ordered. I have done it once with vanilla,the wax I used was beeswax (has its own lil natural scent) caramel and cinnamon and it turned out pretty good. I think I did vanilla be the strongest in it, than caramel and last but not least, cinnamon. It came out smelling like a vanilla chai tea latte, everyone was obsessed with it lol.
  20. I am looking for real strong scents and already have some favorites from natures garden or flaming candle but I have never ordered from JS and they have a lot of unique things I would like to try. I was hoping someone could chime in and see if they've tried these scents before as I already googled a lot. I use parasoy candles and use max load possible. Here are the fragrances I wanted to try: VANILLA SNOWFLAKE BUTTERCREAM CRUNCH BUTTERSCOTCH BRULEE PEPPERMINT BARK MARSHMALLOW PEPPERMINT CHRISTMAS WISH CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD COTTON CANDY SUPER STRONG BAHAMA MAMA COCONUT CRAZY COTTON CANDY FROSTED CAKE COTTON CANDY FROSTING FAIRY DUST I'm pretty nervous ordering fragrances as I find coconuts and cake ones always smell like play dough. I had the candy cane vanilla FO from natures garden and no matter what type of wax I used it always smells like a a weird burnt smell when lit so I really want a good mint scent. Hoping someone can take the time to help me if they have used any of these!
  21. Hello, Where can we buy the best quality fragrances online? I have bought from 4 different retailers and have noticed a difference. Wondering where the more experienced candlemakers (you!) think the best quality fragrance oils can be purchased. Thanks!
  22. New hear and new to making bath and body just for fun for my kids. I am having a hard time trying to find a GOOD STRONG Marshmallow scent (not Toasted Marshmallow). My kids don't like the Toasted Marshmallow scent I purchased from NG and neither did I. Toasted Marshmallow seems to be the only one I keep seeing out there from other suppliers. Any suggestions would be appreciated :-)
  23. I saw somewhere, I have no idea where, that one of the 5694563487380693846 vendors had a violet that reminded a reviewer of those old violet candies I had as a kid. I still buy them when I go to NYC, and I love the scent. Does anyone know where I can find that scent? I need it.
  24. Everyone wants it. Has anyone been able to replicate it?
  25. Hey all, I'm looking for some recommendations for masculine scents to be used in candles made for men. I've got a few but looking for other suggestions. For example: if you walk into your boyfriends house and he was burning scented candles, what scent would make you melt hehe!
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