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Strong scent

Seems there is a lot of variance in reviews regarding the scent. I ordered the Phenonip to use in my goat milk lotion. I used it at the suggested % rate by weight and I find it completely over powering. I made two batches yesterday. The batch with Almond Biscotti Fragrance Oil is enhanced with the Phenonip, but when used with the Bergamot and Orange, I cannot even enjoy any Citrus Hint over the strong perfumey Phenonip smell. I'm disappointed and now needing to find a preservative that won't overpower an "unscented" or "citrus" scented goat milk lotion.

Tina from Bramble Berry replies...
Hi Nicole! I'm sorry you had that experience! We've found that the scent of Phenonip is easily covered by the scent of your final product. Though if you're having trouble with your unscented and lighter scented lotions you may prefer our other oil soluble preservative, Optiphen.


I am new to lotionmaking so I thought it best to buy a kit to try first. My kit contained Phenonip, and it worked great for me. It was a little thick rather like glycerin. Works great!

Verified Purchase
Not what I was expecting.....

I recently started making and selling my own bath and body products and realized I needed a preservative for certain items. I make products that are infused with organic tea for slight scents and didn't want bacteria growing.sadly I cannot use my preservative because it overtakes the tea smell of everything I put it in. Its very overpowering and not what I was expecting.

Kelsey from Bramble Berry replies...
Hi Larissa! I'm sorry this preservative wasn't what you were expecting. We love the Phenonip, though it is a full-strength, full-spectrum preservative and does have a subtle smell. For use in bath and body products that use all oils, you would only need the lowest recommended amount (0.5%), so using a bit less may help cut down on the smell. Customer service has emailed you directly to help troubleshoot. :)

Verified Purchase
Excellent for Goats Milk Lotion

This preservative is the best I found in my research to use in goat milk lotion. Broad spectrum, higher flash point, and I have had no problems with this at all. Thanks BB for making this an affordable preservative for us small business owners! I do not detect a smell as others have said...

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Inexpensive and does the job

Doesn't smell at all not one bit. Ever. Have used this to preserve 100's of lbs of body butter for a few years... No complaints about spoiling ever. Not one. Perfect.