Does bergamot eo fade?

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    Obsidian

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    Every once in awhile the local store has those tiny bottles of eo on sale and I pick up something new to see if I like it.

    This time it was bergamot and now I'm wondering if it fades in CP like most other citrus?
    I really like it straight up, nice and sharp without being bitter.
     
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    It always did the few times I used it.
     
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    Thats what I was afraid of. Guess its time to get a diffuser.
     
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    I wonder what NS' Afternoon Tea would smell like with a little bergamot EO. If I could trust it not to fade, I'd try that in a heartbeat.
     
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    I love bergamot but have not been able to get it to stick in cp soap. I bought BB’s Bergamot and Black Tea FO which, though not exactly the same, is nice.
     
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    If you want to try it in soap, try HP (or I guess M&P would work as well).. I haven't used bergamot yet, but in my experience the 'fresh' notes of citrus EOs survive better in HP. Blood orange (not folded) stuck for about 9months to a year in HP and lemongrass smells completely different (a lot fresher) in HP than in CP.
     
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    I've used Bergamot in HP, it fades.
     
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    Dang it.. thanks for the heads up!
     
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    May Chang (litsea) sticks pretty well in CP. Granted, it's not bergamot, but it is a fresh and light citrus.
     

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