Essential oil blend that makes you think of the ocean?

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    Hi all,

    I'm planning on a seaside/rockpool inspired soap, but I'm not sure what sort of essential oils to scent it with, anyone got any ideas?

    At most I'd want to use about 3 in a blend - all ideas welcome, thanks! :D
     
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    Here are a couple of blends I like:
    38% lavender
    25 % rosemary
    25% bergamot
    12% eucalyptus

    44% lavender
    22% rosemary
    22% bergamot
    6% spearmint
    6% eucalyptus
     
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    Not sure this would remind you of the ocean but my best seller is Lavender, Patchouli, Orange & Geranium. Rosemary also fits in well with that if you like Rosemary.
     
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    Not per say ocean but here are 2 blends I can think of. The 2nd one has more than 3 ingredients, but so worth it!
    Rain: 5x Bergamot, 3x Saldalwood
    Blue waters: 3x Lavender, 2x Ginger, 2x Juniper Berry, 1x Clary Sage, 1x Douglas Fir.

    One more, I tried it and it smells so fresh, can definitely go with the ocean theme:
    3x Bergamot, 3x Sandalwood, 2x Lime.
     
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    The -mary in rosemary refers to the sea (marinus) in Latin, so I second the suggestion to use a blend with rosemary.
     
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    I made ocean inspired soap a while back and used spearmint and rosemary which was quite nice together - for some reason it reminded me of the smell of salt water.
     
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    This thread is giving me ideas on how to scent brine soap.... Thank you! Hehehe
     
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