Fresh Bamboo: We fell in love with this fragrance at first sniff. The clean scent reminds us of crisp jungle leaves in a damp rainforest. Imagine the smell of wild Bamboo stalks, crisp Aloe and Jasmine Petals with base notes of Vetivert and soft musk mixed together in a refreshing blend. This fragrance has been tested in cold process soap and is recommended for experienced soapers only as it may accelerate trace. If ricing occurs, keep mixing until you reach a smooth consistency.
This fragrance is phthalate free.
Flashpoint: 200ºF +
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Terah from Bramble Berry replies...Hi Jessica! I'm so glad you love the smell of our Fresh Bamboo Fragrance Oil! We do too! You're right, this fragrance can definitely accelerate in cold process soap. To help slow this down, take 1 oz. (basically equal amounts of fragrance oil to fixed oil) liquid oil out of your recipe and heat it up to 100 degrees. Then, add your fragrance into this oil. This simply dilutes the fragrance oil’s initial acceleration. You can also add the oil/fragrance mixture earlier than usual. Rather than adding the fragrance at a thick trace, you can add it at the first sign of thin trace. Always hand stir the fragrance/oil mixture in with a fork/ladle and never, ever use a hand blender for problem oils. Lastly, raise your temperatures to about 110 to 115 degrees. This will help to keep your mixture more liquid than at a lower temperature. If it does start to rice you can try using your stick blender to help smooth the soap out as seen in the Soap Behaving Badly blog post.
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