Good apple or fruit FO from BB?

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    Putting in a order to BB and I'd like a nice apple without any spice or too sweet, any suggestions? I'd also consider a different fruit if its a plain, tart scent. Maybe pear or?
     
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    I've used Apple Macintosh. It's been awhile so it's a little hard to remember, but I remember it as a good, one note apple fragrance. I don't remember it accelerating or discoloring.
     
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    Apple sage is yummy. Like a tart apple but very fresh with the sage
     
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    I second the Apple Mac !
     
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    Thanks, the mac has good reviews. Has anyone tried summer fling? I got a sniffy a few years back and I think thats what is was but I don't remember it being floral, just apple-y. What about Crisp Anjou Pear? I smelled a pear soap once that was fantastic.
     
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    A lot of people like Crisp Anjou Pear. I thought it was fine, and it behaves very well, but maybe pear isn’t my favorite. It was good enough I guess, but I really only liked it blended. And it is perfect for blending, IMO.
     
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    I too like their Apple Sage.
     
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    BB Anjou pear is really lovely in CP soap.
    I didnt like A Pear much in other products, so decided to use it up in a CP batch. Everyone sniffed and sniffed and said how beautiful it was. I did use BB Tart Apple to make up about 1/5 of the FO content. The scent is very outdoorsy and fruit orchardy.
    Once I have reduced my FO stocks, I think I will purchase it again, it is so nice in my soap.
    Goes to show how FO's alter in their environment.
     
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    I'm really considering the pear. I think it would be a great summer scent and I know my mom would like it too.

    The apple sage doesn't sound nice but I dislike sage a lot, same with rosemary.
     
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    Summer fling is definitely fruity and sweet to my nose, and soaps well. I just whiffed what's left in my bottle, and you're right, it does reminisce of apple. I don't think I made that connection before; instead I thought more of fruit loops.

    I can send a soapable sample (did I send the sniffy)? Though I see BB has reformulated this (and sweet anjou pear) due to citral shortage. Might be good to know who has purchased this year.
     
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    Good point CaraBou, I purchased mine around September 2017, from an Australian supplier.
     
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    It may have been you, I just cant remember. I'm really bad of keeping track of who sends what lol. I got quite a few sniffies, they were soaked cotton balls in small ziplock baggies, there were a few ale types. Thank for the offer but I think I'll pass for now and go with the pear.
     
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    I love the apple sage, too. Very unisex.
     
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    The pear and the apple sage both sound really nice. I've been working on using up some of my FOs before buying ANYTHING more (if that's even possible), but this makes me think FRAGRANCE SWAP.

    (I did not just say that :eek: )
     
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    If you do place a order with BB, you have to try their champagne, its to die for. Its great alone or as a mixer. I love it with sweetcakes imogen rose, sweet and sparkly without being overly floral.
     
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    I got Apple and Sage few months ago from Aus seller. Not sure if it's old stock or new (reformulated). I quite like it, it's fruity but with a herby note. It's so easy to soap with too.
    Lychee red tea is my all time favourite from BB. There's tart whiff in it but it as a bit of rose in it, lasts forever. I have some bars that are 6+ months old and they still smell so fresh.
    Wasn't a fan of Summer fling.
     
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    I love the lychee too, I just have a small amount left so I use it M&P for myself. I should make some spray on skin oil with it.
     
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    Oooo, try the Crisp Anjou Pear and blend with Champagne. It's really nice in soap and in other B&B.

    Also, see if they will give you a sample of Ginger Patchouli. It's my all time favorite (behaves perfectly and the patch isn't super noticeable... folks that HATE patch still love it - only when I rename to to ginger woods, muhahaha).
     
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    Thank, I've been trying to find something to blend with the pear and that sounds nice.

    I should have ordered summer fling, its not what I wanted as far as apple but it's better than the pear.

    The pear is overly sweet, not crisp at all. I really hope it's better in soap.
     
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    Ok, been doing some mixes with the pear. Maybe this will help other out or if anyone has others suggestions, I'm open.

    1 pear, 1 champagne (from BB) this is nice, can't really smell the pear but the sweet it toned down some. Added 2 more pear, not as good. Still can't really smell pear and its just too sweet. Stick 50/50 with this one

    2 pear, 1 fresh basil from NG. This is really nice. Sweet, spicy, herbal, fruity all in one. Can't smell the pear but you can tell its a fruit.

    2 pear, 1 fresh ginger from NG. This has promise but the ginger is super strong, still experimenting with the proportions. If anyone has suggestions on how to tame the ginger, I'd love to hear it.

    1 pear, 1 fresh cut rose from BB. This is gross, don't try it
     

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