Product Rating: 3.7/5 (As per 20 Customer Reviews)
The sweet, heavenly scent of honey! This light amber oil offers the heady, balsamic scent of honey to your product line.
Common Uses: • Soap • Candles • Skin and Hair Care
This fragrant oil is Phthalate Free
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.
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Rating: Not really quite the sweet Honey scent that I was looking for in this fragrance oil from NDA. Smelling it straight from the bottle it smells like Honey in a way however, there is something in it that burns the nose when I smell it. It has a Vinegar tone it it & I can smell the Vinegar tone in my soap that I used it for if I smell up close.
I will be shopping for a better Honey Fragrance oil elsewhere for my soap making.
By:Corwin, Sandia Park, New Mexico Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 27-Jun-2011
Rating: Well, it smells like honey all right! I dropped the bottle while unpacking onto a nice, hard ceramic kitchen floor. It hit just right and shattered. My kitchen now smells overwhelmingly of honey. So do my socks... On the upside, I can safely review that this oil is a wonderfully accurate representation of honey with absolutely no chemical smell even at extremely, unintentionally high concentrations.
Rating: This is an excellent rich and "dirty" honey scent, with a civit aspect that mimics certain late summer honey varieties very well.
By:Mara, Vancouver, Washington
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 09-May-2010
Rating: This smells just like sticking your nose in a honey jar. i used it with the bitter almond in a CP soap and they are my favorite of all my soaps. This did not make the soap seize or discolor as far as I could tell but I did use a golden yellow coloring on this CP soap.
By:Julie, St. Louis, Missouri
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Jul-2011
Rating: I have tried several "honey" scented FOs and this is the closest match I have found. Not perfect but pretty darn good. Smells great in my candles and especially in blends with fruit FOs! Looking forward to trying the Honeycomb FO next!
Rating: Simply the Best !!!!! My bees will be jealous.
By:Cynthia, Alexander City, Alabama
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 08-Nov-2011
Rating: Quite a lot of mixed reviews on this one! I've tried several honey fragrances from other suppliers and this one is hands-down the best I've found so far. It's a thick, sweet scent, but I don't find it candy-ish or powdery. I do find it similar to the scent of Burt's Bees honey lip balm, and now I kinda wish NDA had a honey flavor oil, hint hint :) I got this yesterday and blended it with a bit of Neroli fragrance for an attempt at orange blossom honey -- I've got some of the real deal to compare it to, and it doesn't fare too badly!
Rating: Agreed. Smells nothing like Honey. Has a powdery smell in the background and my husband said it smelled like grapes! Grapes! Lol. Disappointed with this one. Honey Nut smells better.
By:Diana, Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 22-Feb-2010
Rating: Wow! A little of this stuff goes a long way. I love the warming sensation I get when I smell this oil and the price is amazing!!
By:Nikki, Gunn, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: It smells more like candy than a true honey scent. It's not bad it just isn't what I was expecting.
By:Sophia, San Rafael, California
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Aug-2008
Rating: This is an awesome honey FO with no chemical scent as a reviewer below mentioned. It manages to capture the essence of the honey scent without being overly saccharine. This FO blends well with many other scents as well which is a major plus.
Rating: Since years, I try to find "the" honey f.o. I ordered a sample and ... ordered more immediately. This one is very well done. No chemical scent. It has a bit of brown sugar smell, but the honey smell is very good. I think of mixing it too with floral f.o. A pure marvel.
By:Louise, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I was really happy with this fragrance when I received it. Being a FO I expected it to be over powering and synthetic smelling., but it's actually nice and light. A great honey scent.
By:Becky, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Love the smell of this FO. I find that it smells like a very sweet and sort of candy-like honey. Also, hints of a buttercream scent in this FO.
By:Ashley, Marathon, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: As for the other reviewers, this was a real dissapointment, especially after having smelled and been trained with other honey accords from Givaudan or Firmenich. It is sweet, it is pleasant, it is appealing, it is clean, but... in the end it is not honey at all. Too bad, although I am sure it will mix well and be appealing...
Rating: I was hoping this would smell something like Burt's Bees products or like actual honey. Instead it smells just like Butter Rum Life Savers! It smells so incredibly yummy I want to eat it, bottle and all! So if you like fragrances that smell like candy you will adore this. However, I don't care much for fragrances that remind me of food. This one will require some creativity on my part!
By:Susan, Newfield, New York
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 01-Jun-2008
Rating: I was so excited to get this oil, and I have to say that I was disappointed. I got it along with about 15 others, all of which were fabulous, but this one, in my opinion, does not ring true to the sweet honey scent that I was so excited to receive. I am a big fan of your fragrant oils as a whole, but I hope that you plan to reformulate this one. When you do, please contact me.
By:Jennifer, Lansing, Michigan Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 04-Jun-2008
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