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07 June 2010

I'm being very productive ..

Soaping daily in an effort to stock up with quality soap I'm proud of .. Specifically Goats Milk & Oat Castiles, and Salt Spa Bars .. Occasionally a 'special treat' batch with more luxurious and expensive oils .. Or another experimental one in my endless effort to create luscious lather without CO, PKO, &/or skin irritation *sigh*

And likewise I'm doing my tried and trusted (popular) fragrances, then some unique (experimental) blends of my own .. Has anyone soaped Daystar's 'Black Tea' with 'Jasmine' (I think mine is from Natures Garden) before ? The tea morphs in my GM soap so I'm doing it in a salty this time round .. I also tried adding some 'Salty Sailor' to the mix, but so far prefer the straight 1:1, it's smoky sexy heaven in an after shower body mist!

Another I'm liking is Clothes Line mixed with some heady Honeysuckle - it kind of takes you out of the laundry to where you're hanging the last on the line and mooching around the garden deciding if you should get to work or sit down and have a cuppa in the sun first .. At least that's where it takes my mind :D

Playing with scents is so much fun - all sorts of memories are flooding back, and I'm using them to create even more fragrances that somehow depict my life - is that even possible, to 'depict' with aroma alone? lol ..

Anyone regularly blend there own EO's or FO's ?? I'd love to hear about your favs if you're willing to share - you can email me if you don't want to post public ;)


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  2. I personally love the simple blend of bay rum FO w/ just a dash of lime EO. Guys love it, gals love it! :)

    For a floral extravaganza you can blend tuberose, honeysuckle & jasmine. It's up to you which white floral you want as the strongest 1 of the bunch as this blend will still smell great!

  3. I haven't yet blended fos but my favourite eo blend is lavender & may chang 3:1... another is equal parts lavender and rose geranium. I am going to try a blend that Brambleberry has on their website called Vanilla sherbet using Vanilla Select fo and lime eo 6:4 - that one sounds yummy! :)

  4. I love to blend as well. I'm not a huge fan of the "salty" fragrances, but I had to try one in my salt bar, so I went lightly and added a touch of laundry fragrance. Turned out rather nice!

    My best seller is my "stress relief" blend - peppermint, spearmint & eucalyptus e.o.'s

  5. I love my blend of (lots of) pink grapefruit and (little bit of) peppermint, now if I could only get it to stick in CP!