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jblaney

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I was wondering if anyone does this:

Your fragrance usage in a recipe is 5%, but the fragrance discolors. So in half of the recipe you use 7% FO for one color and in the other half you use 3% FO. It's still the same 5%, but distributed unevenly throughout the soap.

I think I saw this done on a BB recipe with a discoloring FO. I figured it must be ok, but was wondering if anyone does this and if you have encountered any problems.
 

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I wouldn't go over the maximum recommended use for the FO.

eta: Whoops, I got this wrong. I am changing it:oops:
 

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I wouldn't recommend exceeding usage rates. The percentage is for the entire batch. You can split it up but no more. I've use the entire 5% in 3/4's of the batter but the rest was unscented.
 

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lsg - Did you mean to say you would NOT go over the maximum use for the FO?


shunt2011 - Yes, this is similar to what I was thinking. I would not exceed 5% in the entire batch, just distribute it differently. Thanks for the reply.
 

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lsg - Did you mean to say you would NOT go over the maximum use for the FO?


shunt2011 - Yes, this is similar to what I was thinking. I would not exceed 5% in the entire batch, just distribute it differently. Thanks for the reply.

Yes, that is what I meant to write. Should have double checked my post before saving. Thanks for catching that.:p
 

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