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I wanted to like this fragrance. Rose is a tricky one. This one is so strong I had to put it in my garage to cure. The smell was making us all sick! At shows, it overwhelmed every other product I had. I ended up donating my soap just to get rid of it. It smelled like old perfume. Not a true rose. If you do try this one, a little goes a long way. And it is a fast mover so be prepared.

Kelsey from Bramble Berry replies...
Hi Nicole! I'm sorry this fragrance wasn't your favorite. We love the traditional rose scent of our English Rose Fragrance Oil, though it is definitely one of the stronger and powdery rose smells. If you're looking for a lighter, more modern take on rose, you may prefer Rose Quartz Fragrance Oil, White Rose Fragrance Oil, or Baby Rose Fragrance Oil.

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Fantastic Old Fashioned Garden Rose scent!

This scent reminds me of the classic Heirloom Rugosa Roses I love so much. Full bodied, heavy Rose scent. I use this to complement Apple scents in a Orchard them soap I make. Great on it's own ~ it hold well in aged soap. This is my favorite Rose fragrance!

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Grandma's Rose

I got this oil based on some good reviews, however after soaping cp soap with it I won't purchase again. It smells like Grandma's rose perfume, very strong and not very pleasant. It also of course accelerated and gelled hot! Glycerin rivers in the middle of my beautiful soap. My soap is gorgeous except for the g.r. and the fragrance. So I made another batch with B.B.'s White Rose which has a bright, lovely, but very strong scent and I am much happier. I bet the two mixed would make a nice rose blend though. I'm sure some people will love this scent, it just wasn't for me, I much prefer the white rose!

Kelsey from Bramble Berry replies...
Hi Regina! I'm sorry this fragrance wasn't your favorite. We love the traditional scent of the English Rose Fragrance Oil, though it is a bit heavy and can accelerate in cold process soap like most florals. That can also cause glycerin rivers. Find out more in our Soap Behaving Badly and The River Runs Deep: An explanation of glycerin rivers blog posts. White Rose Fragrance Oil is definitely a lighter rose blend, what a great idea of blending them together! For other lighter rose scents you like Baby Rose Fragrance Oil or Crisp Apple Rose Fragrance Oil.

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New Favorite!
Super Strong

I don't like the smell of roses personally. I wanted to try something different. I was very pleasant surprised how well it worked in my CP. Holy guacamole! I should've used 1/4 oz instead of 1 oz! My whole house reeks of granny panties! I'm going to have to cure them in the shed! No trouble with acceleration but SUPER STRONG!

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Lovely for a Rose Scent

I am not a huge fan of the florals but even I could enjoy using this scent in my CP soap. It is very light and delicate and resembles a freshly picked dewy rose. It did accelerate trace quite a bit, but I wasn't doing anything fancy with this one--just added some rose clay for color so I didn't have any trouble. Unmolded it today and it smells lovely.