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Old 11-10-2017, 06:57 PM   #1
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Default Teakwood & Cardamom, yes or no?

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I have heard good things about NG's Teakwood & Cardamom, and so I went there to check out the reviews...turns out several of them were saying that whereas it used to stick in CP, now it no longer does. I don't want to get it if this is true. For those who use it, have you found this to be the case?


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I wrote a review in the SMF Fragrance Oil Review in the last year, I think. My impressions:

"...Woodsy, spicy with a peppery overtone. OOB the cardamom is obvious, but in soap, it softens to a peppery accent. Sounds weird, but it's nice. Used at 5% ppo. In CP soap, this FO was strong at first, but faded after several months. If I had to choose between this and Cracklin' Birch, I'd go with Cracklin' Birch."

Here's a link to the NG page in the FO Review: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...f1M/edit#gid=4

T&C is pretty nice, but I REALLY like Cracklin' Birch, and so does everyone else who smells it.

Did I say ... I like Cracklin' Birch?


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It has stuck really well for me, but I haven't purchased recently.
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I just found some that are at least a year old and still smell strong enough to take out to market
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Thanks for weighing in y'all.
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I use T&C and it lasts a long time. I'm like DeeAnna though and prefer Cracklin Birch. It's my husbands favorite.
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Sounds like the longevity of this scent is rather hit and miss. I saw fading, but others don't. Go figure! Soap gremlins?
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Sounds like the longevity of this scent is rather hit and miss. I saw fading, but others don't. Go figure! Soap gremlins?
Sometimes I wonder if its the recipe or something else to be honest. Or those nasty gremlins.

When I'm able, I'm going to make some more as I haven't made it in quite some time. Will document it and see what happens. It sells though not a huge big sellers I have a couple customers that like it.
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It does sell well for me when I have it out. I had forgotten about the older one's I found and they sold as soon as I put them out last week, it is all about your customer base.


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