NG Dragon's Blood

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  1. Oct 20, 2011 #1

    kharmon320

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    Okay, I finally caved to all the overwhelming reviews of Dragon's Blood. I ordered the DB from Nature's Garden about 4 months ago, but couldn't get over the powderiness (?) of it. I'm thinking it's amber that I'm averse to. Whenever a description includes amber or musk, I imagine that powdery smell. However, I've been dying to experiment with colors in this one, so I bit the bullet. I also had 2oz from CandleScience, but we all agreed the NG version smelled better OOB.

    I used 1oz/ppo (which is on the heavy side for me). It smells good, pleasant, but it's a lot lighter than I expected. I don't know if it will come back after a week or so. It's been 4 days and it just keeps getting lighter. I colored the soap with charcoal and various red colorants, so I can't really tell if it discolored.

    I may try the CS version to compare how well they stick. Anyone else have a problem with NG's version sticking?
     
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    interesting! i used it at about the same ratio and to me it was overpoweringly strong! matter of fact, after making a couple of batches of it i decided it's a scent i really dislike ;) hope your scent comes back and that you like it.
     
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    CS didn't stick very well for me. Try 1 oz PPO.
     
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    I know ,people DO ask for that scent, it def does discolor, pretty dark. I havent tried ngs.
     
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    Update: I soaped Candle Science's Dragon Blood about one week ago. It smells stronger to me soaped than NG version, but I think I like NG version better (scent-wise). CS version used in a milk soap, but it's only a dark tan so far with the uncolored portion being a light beige, so not horribly dark discoloration. I have no idea how dark the NG version soaps because I used charcoal & red.
     
  6. Nov 1, 2011 #6

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    NG's soaps dark- I think most DB does. I like NG's version!
     

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