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Threw This Out

Harvest Moon Fox

I almost threw this little Arctic Fox in the trash.

Harvest Moon Fox
Harvest Moon Fox

Not even kidding, the fragrance was so strong after I made it had I not had a room to store it in, away from the rest of the house, I might have. I have thrown other soaps out because of the fragrance oil. A Fruit soap pie, Hansel and Gretel Pie, for instance. The entire thing in the trash. Also, an Apple pie soap, although both took a ton of time, I couldn’t tolerate the scent. Out of the bottle it was fine, but as they cured, they were horrible… to me.

How can I offer a soap that I refuse to allow in my home? I can’t truly believe in it.

And, let’s say I do make it available and others love it, I get requests to make more of a scent that is offensive to my olfactory… I will have created the rock and the hard place. I, no one else, will have created that experience.

So, when I un-molded this Harvest Moon (by Nature’s Garden) Arctic Fox I was gravely disappointed. The scent, acceptable out of the bottle, was over powering as it cured. I stuck it in the spare room and let it do what it would do. Now, a month later, and the scent has calmed down I’m fully in love with it. Who knew?

Lesson learned. Now, after all the soaps I’ve offered to the soap gremlins at their altar (the garbage bin) I will be a bit more patient with delicate and moody fragrance oils. After all, I can be similar in nature.

Now you know, any scents or Sorcery Soap fragrance blends I make I love. Truly love them, and use some or all of the fragrances in my own home. When I can create a moment, inspired by a scent, in your private sanctuary (the shower or bath) that can transform, even for a moment, I feel as if I’m doing my job. More then that, I’m living my deep purpose.

Apple Pie Soap

Hansel and Gretel Soap

 

 

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TruScent Love Spell

Love Spell True Scent

Fillmore TruScent Love Spell

I have not had a lot of experience with many Love Spell’s,  just Wholesale Supplies Plus. I had to learn to like it, but once I adjusted to it, I love it!

This isn’t a full fragrance oil review, just some feedback and comments on my personal results.Love Spell True Scent

I added one ounce to a one pound cold process soap. This recipe was high in olive oil, as I prefer soap that is conditioning and that has slip. I understand it leaves a bit of oil on the skin, and use a high cleansing every two or three days. This recipe is the one I find myself grabbing more often than not.

It did not accelerate, or change color. I added some pink mica from Mad Oils and was surprised the color took so well. Over all, very pleased with this scent. It is no different, except for price, than the other Love Spell I used.

The scent is sweet, citrus and slightly floral. It behaved properly. Now, when I smell Love Spell, all I can see is pink. I’m grateful I found Fillmore Container’s TruScents! Well done. They are true and clear, behave well and are priced comfortably.