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Woodi

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I had a half ounce of cedarwood, and thought I'd use it alone to make 3 Buddhas. There was enough for one oval as well. I only have one Buddha mold (3 cavities) cuz with shipping, these cost a fortune!

but I really do not like the smell of cedarwood alone! It smells like, well, the outside of my house! (we live in a cedar-sided house).

They sure are cute little fat men though!

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Anyone like cedarwood alone? or what would YOU mix it with? (I ordered another 16 ounces of cedarwood eo.)
 
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i have never smelled cedarwood eo before.
I am just now starting to adventure off into EO's...

I love the way they came out!
 
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I like the scent of ceder, it's very manly.....

but our neighbors house has ceder on it, and i'm not very fond of it. But that's just me.

But i like the scent

and those soap molds, remind me of my trip to Bangkok i never saw so many buddas in my life, it was pretty awesome. Love the coloring on the soaps as well !!!
 

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The coloring is just the way that olive and rice bran, along with the cedarwood, come out without added color.
 
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The coloring turned out awesome,

the reason why I commented on the coloring is because it reminds me of all the gold and bronze buddas that I saw on my holiday to Bangkok. So the coloring totally suits the mold perfectly.

*good job*
 

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Yes, very nice! Unsure what to blend cedarwood with... hmmm....I have a friend who mellows it out with hints of vanilla and sandlawood...
 

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Looks great Woodi! I have 8 ounces of cedarwood EO and I thought I'd do a Patch/Cedarwood blend, kinda Zen like scent. I don't know how a touch of vanilla would be with this. What ya all think? Patch/Cedarwood sound good?

Paul
 

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Paul, my cedarwood smells very strong, resinous almost....nothing remotely 'sweet' in it. Patchouli is very very earthy. I think a touch of something 'light' would be an asset to a cedarwood patch blend, like lime or lavender. But vanilla is a base scent too, isn't it?

In blending, I seem to prefer a top note, middle note, base note, but not always. An all-bottom note blend can be interesting too.
 
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