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Does anyone know anywhere to get coconut fragrance oil for CP soap in the UK? I've tried mystic moments, however it went solid almost as soon as I added it, I tried to get the solid mass into moulds, however it just crumbled... If anyone has got a coconut FO they stand by and love I would be so grateful to know it! I've read reviews for a few places, however a lot of them don't specify what they've used the fragrance oil for. I don't plan on adding any colourants to it and I'd like to put it into little mini moulds (ice cube size) so I can gift them in a nice jar.
 

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I used the "non discolouring" coconut FO from The Soap Kitchen. It performed fairly well in soap- there was some acceleration but I think its more to do with the unholy amount of TD I added. I should add that this FO doesnt really smell like coconut in the finished soap and the bars came out beige even with all that TD 😂 You may wanna try Gracefruit instead- I hear they have good quality FOs but I've never used them personally.
 
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I used the "non discolouring" coconut FO from The Soap Kitchen. It performed fairly well in soap- there was some acceleration but I think its more to do with the unholy amount of TD I added. I should add that this FO doesnt really smell like coconut in the finished soap and the bars came out beige even with all that TD 😂 You may wanna try Gracefruit instead- I hear they have good quality FOs but I've never used them personally.
hmmm... Think I'll give the soap kitchens one a miss! If I'm thinking of the same place, they have pretty high delivery costs, I was going to order some coconut oil from there, however it was so expensive compared to other places! I think my plan will be to order some sample bottles from a couple of places and test - I'll start with gracefruit if they're good quality, hopefully my findings might be helpful to others, from what I've read coconut FO seems to be a cheeky one! 😂
 
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So... Nikura coconut fragrance oil works perfectly in cold process soap... but it doesn't smell of coconut.. at all! I found that it smelt super almondy, which was delicious, but not what I was looking for - Im not sure if maybe my bottle was mislabelled or something maybe? I am continuing my hunt for the perfect coconut fragrance!
 

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aethoncart.com have coconut FO, I have seen them mentioning price in GBP and Euro. But, I dont know whether they ship to UK. Apparently, their FO's are good.
 
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aethoncart.com have coconut FO, I have seen them mentioning price in GBP and Euro. But, I dont know whether they ship to UK. Apparently, their FO's are good.
I just looked, they won't ship to my house, Im wondering if they may deliver to my step-dads work place as my house is quite out the way and sometimes places won't deliver to us - hopefully they will as i'm desperate for a decent coconut FO!
 

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Does anyone know anywhere to get coconut fragrance oil for CP soap in the UK? I've tried mystic moments, however it went solid almost as soon as I added it, I tried to get the solid mass into moulds, however it just crumbled... If anyone has got a coconut FO they stand by and love I would be so grateful to know it! I've read reviews for a few places, however a lot of them don't specify what they've used the fragrance oil for. I don't plan on adding any colourants to it and I'd like to put it into little mini moulds (ice cube size) so I can gift them in a nice jar.
Have you tried the one you have in a hot process soap? Sometimes FOs that accelerate will behave in a hot process soap since you put it in after cooking, so there's nothing to accelerate. Of course this limits your design options but at least it'll smell like coconut.
 
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Have you tried the one you have in a hot process soap? Sometimes FOs that accelerate will behave in a hot process soap since you put it in after cooking, so there's nothing to accelerate. Of course this limits your design options but at least it'll smell like coconut.
I considered, my issue is that Id like it in smaller, almost ice cube sized moulds and when I tried HP a while ago I found it hard to get it neatly into a larger mould, I feel it may super hard to get it into a small mould neatly/safely
 

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Fresh skin coconut fragrance oil is a no-go, smells lovely but went solid almost instantly, also discoloured :(
How odd, I've recently done a test with Freshskin coconut FO in CP, and had no trouble at all with either acceleration or discolouration. I did use a very slow moving recipe for testing.
I'm not a huge fan of the scent, but it's not unpleasant, just a matter of preference.
 
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