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Orange You Sweet - Pure Fragrance Oils Round 1

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Soap Base: Olive 50% , Coconut 25%, Palm 25%  - 120*F

Lye solution 35%,  Lye Temp 100

100 grams of oil used for initial single bar soap tests.

Method: Pulse stick blender in 10 burst series. evaluate if more needed. Typically only need  20 bursts for unscented soap.


Acceleration: This one surprised me. Normally citrus fragrances are nice and slow.  This one wanted to start to rice then accelerated rapidly. Got it into the mold barely.

Discoloration: orange/ivory


Fragrance Morphing: None noted

Fragrance Fade: None Noted


Notes: this soaped VERY easily. 


Potential blending ideas: Anything with wood notes. Deep rose type floral.



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  • 8 months later...

Wax Used:  464

Fragrance Load (%):  7%

Cure Time:  2.5 weeks

Wax Additives:  None

Container:  Medium (9oz) Straight Sided Jar, 2.83" Diameter

Wick Used:  CD 12

Cold Throw:  Good (7) before the 1st burn, but after burning all I can smell is the burned fuel smell

Hot Throw:  Strong fuel smell (I cannot detect any *orange* coming through)

Other notes:  Tested in office/store, approx. 350 sq. ft.  This was a great orange scent OOB, but burning was a major disappointment. I wicked down twice from CD 12 trying to bring out the orange but no luck.  

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