Frankincense & Myrrh FO

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    I asked this question over in the shopping recommendations forum regarding WSP's price increase. Thought maybe I'd get more response in this forum. WSP's F & M FO is wonderful and my customers ask for it. I'm afraid to try another one after trying NDA's and it was awful. I see they no longer carry it, just straight Frankincense. Does anyone buy a nice deep non-chemical smelling F & M from another supplier?

    ETA: That's not $65 U.S.
     
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    I just made Soap with BCN's F&M on Monday. So far the soap smells just like OOB - which is very woodsy and medicinal just like true EO. It is not a match to WSP for scent, and I think that customers that like the WSP will not like this. I think it's kind of like Patchouli - either you like or you don't. I think mixed with a good vanilla you might get close to WSP. It soaped really well, and so far I haven't noticed any discoloration (but... well... it is only Weds).
     
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    Thanks! Please keep me posted on this.
     
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    I just bought Sweetcakes' F & M. I haven't soaped it yet, but I can keep you posted. It smells similar to others I've smelled, but I've never tried WSP's.
     
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    I am too looking for a decent F & M. I hate per-fumy scent just want the woodsy scent. I also don't want a vanilla scent involved. I have tried just the frankincense from Camden Grey which seemed alright but the reviews on the Myrrh didn't seem too great.
     
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    Have you seen the conversation over in Wholesale supplies price increase in mostly everything? In that thread Ktaggard posted this link for F & M FO. (https://soapmakingfragrance.com/)
    I looked it up and theirs does not have vanilla in it.
     
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    Thanks! Have you used their fragrances before? I've never brought from them before. Months ago I bought a lot from Nature and it all seem great but now a few months later I can't smell a thing. All the fragrances from Camden Grey that I've bought has staying power but a little perfumery for me. I'm just going to fragrances from eos because of cost. I do a little mixing of them together. Not having vanilla is a plus.
     
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    No never tried them before, just looking for a new F & M because of WSP's high cost. As has been said in another thread, NG is highly recommended. I have bought a few from them and they stick well in my experience.
     
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    By "Nature" do you mean www.naturesfragrance.com?
     
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    I bought essential oil Frankincense and have the FO of Frankincense plus the fragrance of Myrrh all from Camden Gray. I should say will be delivered today. I want to start with a five pound cp batch of oils only, not counting lye and water and need some directions of how to mix and how much would you do per pound of oil? I though of mixing the FO and EO of Frankincense. Would you? Like to make this Monday.
     
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    You definitely can mix FO with EO. I don't know the ratios for your oils, you will have to research safe levels and then see what smells good to you.
     
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    i've been debating all weekend if WSP's sale price for F&M justifies an order. i used the last of mine a month ago :(
     
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    It definitely does! I restocked after considering all other options. A customer favourite. BUT your nose might be different from my experience.
     
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    I restocked during the sale, too. I had to at that great price. Customers really love it and ask for it. I also got a bottle of Three Wise Men. I’ve been eyeing that one for a while. I’m hoping that it’s somewhat similar.
     

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