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Hello all, thinking of ordering from OTS and wondering if anyone had recommendations for scents that are good and that stick? My ride or die scents from there are Mysore Sandalwood, Bonsai and Gee Your Hair Smells Terrific (the last only for shampoo bars, though.) @Mobjack Bay, in a past post you said you'd ordered the below, did you ever soap these FOs and do you have any thoughts on them? It was a while ago, but thought you might remember if they were standouts. Especially interested in the Mardi Gras, Lavender Fields and Black Fig and Honey.

"Coconut Breeze, Mardi Gras, Lavender Fields, Cranberry Apple Crush, Black Fig & Honey, German Chamomile Tea, Confederate Jasmine, Absolutely Awesome Oakmoss and Amber Dawn."
 
@Mobjack Bay, in a past post you said you'd ordered the below, did you ever soap these FOs and do you have any thoughts on them? It was a while ago, but thought you might remember if they were standouts. Especially interested in the Mardi Gras, Lavender Fields and Black Fig and Honey.
I’ve liked almost all of the OT scents I’ve purchased over time, including standing favorites: Bonsai, Green Tweed, Frankincense & Myrrh, Egyptian Musk (accelerates like crazy), Confederate Jasmine (accelerates some), Mysore Sandalwood, Peche de Vigne, and Oakmoss & Amber, and most of the new ones. Of the latest batch, Amber Dawn reminds me of NS Comfort & Joy and is nothing like what I expected. I bought it because I am still on a search for an FO that can replace BB’s White Ginger & Amber that was discontinued a few years ago.

I can’t say anything about longevity for Mardi Gras (some acceleration) and Lavender Fields because I just recently made my first test samples for those. Black Fig & Honey has held well since late November. It discolors to lt. brown.

Of the new samples, Watermelon Patch is on the light side, Cranberry Apple Crush is quite strong and most of the others are what I would call “normal” strength when used at just under 6% in the test samples.

Peche de Vigne is a relatively light scent, especially for the OT line. I started mixing it with a bit of NS Champagne, which I think boosts the scent a little, and call it Peach Prosecco.
 
I soaped Mardigras several years ago. I like fruity scents to have a dominant specific recognizable fruit and this didn't; definitely a blend. I think it stuck ok but never reordered.
Lavender Fields I considered more of a "clean" lavender. I mainly used in blends and switched to a FB Lavender Sage for my lavender blends.

The chamomile tea is wonderful and sticks but it is very very light. I enjoyed it in the shower a lot but it didn't sell for me because of the lightness. The Confederate Jasmine is really a southern plant and more in the honeysuckle type scent rather than jasmine. I soaped it years ago but decided I wanted separate honeysuckle and gardenia soaps and didn't need it.

Last year I tested Hanna's Rain. I really liked but didn't think the description was good. I thought of it as a campfire in the spring; mostly smoke with a bit of floral and rain. It discolored a dark mahogany brown. I had a white swirl that somehow became more starburst and renamed Stargazer which I thought fit better. I am planning on ordering for fall.

I also tested the Bourbon Vanilla last year. A really nice vanilla with discoloration almost black. I haven't decided if I will reorder because of how dark the discoloration. I really want for blends and don't mind brown but this is almost black.

Last I tested the Sugar plum fairy last year. Although it sold fine, to me it was just cherry almond with cinnamon, and I won't order again.
 

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