In a word “YUM-Tastic!” Though this flavor smells slightly acetone-y and off in the bottle, when used at lip flavoring usage rates (1-3%), it is delightful in lip products. It has that enzyme tartness to it that fresh pineapple does while still retaining the playfulness of this happy fruit.Based on IFRA guidelines, the recommended maximum usage rate for this flavor is 6% in lip products.
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Out of the bottle, this does smell sharp and unpleasant. And when you mix it in with your warmed, melted lip balm base, it smells even worse. But once the balms are poured and set and completely cooled, this smells perfect. Tart and sweet and unmistakably pineapple. Less is more with this one. You can go up to 6%, but I got a perfect fragrance with half that.
Has that sharp acid edge that I expect from real pineapple. It does have a candy note - like if you drizzled that red coating from a candied apple onto fresh pineapple slices.
I love this scent. Very pineapple!!
I will say that after using in a lip balm it smelled as expected. This seems to be the sentiment shared by other reviewers however I didn't order a fragrance oil, I ordered a flavor oil. After using much more than the usual rate to my lip balm recipe, the flavor was still lacking. Somewhat disappointing.
Terah from Bramble Berry replies...Hi Joshua! I'm sorry you were disappointed with this flavor oil. Flavor Oils will scent your lip balm nicely but they only mimic a flavoring with their scent. You can read more about this in our Sunday Night Spotlight: Flavoring Oils blog post. If you want your balms sweetened you can add Lip Smacking Sweet Flavor Oil. I will email you personally to discuss this further.
I used this in a batch of lip balm, and my finished product came out exactly as I hoped it would. A delicious pineapple aroma,
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