I am not understanding all the amazing reviews of Cranberry Woods. I made a tester last year and their was no HT. I tried again this year and same thing. I have my process down I have been making candles for 3 years now and all of my scents are great. I use 464 wax and have no issues with my other scents.
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Our Cranberry Woods fragrance oil combines the tartness of cranberries and currants with pleasing herbaceous accords. With its mass appeal in candles or soaps, this scent is a fantastic way to welcome the start of fall but also makes a great choice year-round.
This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including Fir, Cinnamon, Patchouli, and Orange.
Note: Bottles filled by weight, levels may vary.
|Candle Safe||Yes||Usage: 3-10%|
|Soap Safe||Yes||Usage: 2-5%|
|Vanillin Content||0.01% - 2%|
|Prop 65 Warning Required||No|
|Diffuser Base Compatible||No|
*Usage amounts are recommendations only. Individual usage amounts can vary based on your desired fragrance strength, wax type, soap base, or lotion base. See IFRA certificate for max usage levels.
Cold Process Soap Performance
Oil temperature 97ºF
Lye Water temp 103ºF
We did not experience acceleration or separation. The soap batter turned bright yellow when it reached an emulsion. After 24 hours the color became tan, and the scent was strong. After a 30 day cure, the soap turned brown and was a sweet cranberry scent. If adding color, it would be ideal to reserve a small amount of soap on the side before adding fragrance. The batter stays fluid long enough to create various swirl patterns.
First of all… the fragrance smells SO good OOB. I knew I was instantly going to enjoy this in wax. I wanted to try blending it, so I chose two other fragrances to blend this with and oh.my.gosh. Blown away. Please don’t ever discontinue this scent! I could smell this all year round! WTG Team! 👏🏻👏🏻
I used this in soy 464 wax, blended 50/50 with White Birch at 8%, and it smells amazing! I’m making these as Christmas gifts. It’s the perfect holiday fragrance.
Do NOT judge out of bottle. It is an awesome blender. As a matter of fact I have to order more as I have several other combinations I want to test. That makes it one of the "must haves" in my book.
I used this for the first time as part of my 2019 Christmas lineup and it immediately became a best seller. I ended up deciding to keep it all year 'round because my customers kept asking for it!
It seriously makes my mouth water when I smell it... Cranberry Woods is a gem, please please don't ever discontinue this!
The description of the notes on this one got me so excited to grab a sample. OOB is smells like Hawaiian Punch to me. Considering how popular thus one is, I'm definitely going to pour and burn an see how it goes though
Agree with another reviewer about cough syrup smell OOB. So much so that I have not tried it in a candle. Working towards it knowing the FO can change sometimes. May blend it.
Oh my goodness, I could have this smell around me all year long. I used this FO to make various products and it was excellent in them ALL - candles, wax melts, mists.. just so so good. Great throw at 9% in soy, even with a short cure time. The scent is clean and not chemical which I absolutely love. I could bathe in this stuff it smells so amazing, lol. High recommendations on it. You want this one. You know you do! ;-)
An absolute winner. The candles sold very well. The roght mix of sweet & tart.
This scent LITERALLY stopped me in my tracks!!!! I seriously consider this a luxe Fall scent! It smells absolutely amazing! It’s *just* the right amount of sweet-tart-fruit-woodsy that I want! This scent rules Candle Science! NEVER discontinue this scent!
I absolutely love this scent! Cold throw and hot throw are amazing! Fills up whatever room you decide to place a candle in, or a wax melter! This was a top seller of mine! God willing, I Will be adding this to my Fall line again next year!
I love cranberry everything, but at first this smells like cough syrup. I'm working my way into using it in scrubs, diffusers, etc., and it's growing on me, but not an immediate love.
I had tried this as a sample. Tried it out the other evening. This Cranberry Woods scent is very relaxing and calming. Make this shabby chic home smell warm. Not over powering Just right.. Thank you Candle science
I love this scent so much. It's not something I would have chosen, but my friend took all of my order , so I gave this a whirl. Now, it is on my list of faves. Heaven in a jar that is perfect for fall.
Whoo, this scent is not the same as it once was. It's now way, way too fruity and sweet. I ended up mixing it with a balsam fragrance to tone it down a bit and that made it perfect. Definitely going to keep ordering it but I wish I didn't have to doctor it up.
Thank you for leaving your review! Our Cranberry Woods fragrance has not been revised or updated in any way since we launched the fragrance! For reference, if we ever do revise a fragrance, we will always update the product page with a revision notice (including date of the change) so that you are never caught off guard!
Can I please take a bath in the entire jig of this!!! I haven’t even made a candle with this yet but got my order today and THIS SCENT IS EVERYTHING!!
Thanks CS never discontinue this please
This has been, by far, one of my best selling scents! I’ve made candles and wax melts, and it is such a lovely scent, and quite frankly, I think it surprises most people! I say that, because they come back for more! You could probably only offer this and the cashmere plum, and have a successful business with just those two! Great Fall/ Holiday smell! This is a definite for Fall and/or Christmas!
I was a bit skeptical of this one OOB but once in a candle it’s amazing! Insane HT after just 24 hours of curing, easily filled my entire living room within 20 minutes of lighting it. I personally like to mix this with a pine scent to bring out the pine notes for my Holiday/Winter collection.
Please bring back in stock soon this is one of my signature scents for my candles especially for fall
I can not wait for this to come back in stock. This is an AMAZING scent.
I absolutely adore this scent. The CT & HT is amazing. I made 8oz & 16oz. Both filled a large room.
This was my top selling fragrance last fall. HT was fantastic. Now that it is a "clean scent", it no longer throws in my soy/coco wax. Very frustrating as we are receiving customer complaints and had to change the description to a "light scent" and its currently one of my weakest. I tested different temps and wicks...no change.
This is one of my favorite fragrances. It has excellent and strong throw. Completely fills my 1200 square foot condo in soy 464 three wick.
the very first time I smelled this scent I almost puked! lol something about the very last note that made me gag. I was a little hesitant to try it out however, I did and I was glad. The scent is amazing and I think I want to have it in my fall collection.
I should have remembered that some scents present differently from bottle to candle/soap/lotion. I held on to this one ounce sample forever, because oob, it smelled not so bad, but not so good. It seemed a bit syrupy in scent in my opinion. I primarily make soy candles, but ended up using a bit of this to make some foaming hand soap on a whim, and I AM IN LOVE!! It is tart, yet sweet and slightly exotic, and reminds me of the holidays, but could still be used year round!! I am purchasing more and will be trying it out in candles next!!
This Cranberry Woods fragrance had me immediately. Tried out Cranberry Apple Marmalade and really enjoyed it but already have several good Apple fragrances that I'm using so after a lot of research on the forums and here decided to give Cranberry Woods a shot. I encourage you to do so as well! Throws great in 100% soy and also in my coconut soy blend, I doubt you will be disappointed if you try Cranberry Woods.
It smells like cranberries and really reminds you of christmas! very accurate smell and I'm happy!!
To me, this smells like cough syrup right out of the bottle. HOWEVER, after curing for three days in soy blend wax melts, the medicinal smell diminishes greatly. It smells mostly sweet with a little tartness, but I can't detect any pine. I was surprised to detect a very faint suggestion of wood or wood smoke, so I'm going to try mixing with Fireside next time. Or any of the pine or fir scents. I'll definitely keep using it in my wax melts.
O gosh so I’m love !
The very best sold out before the wax was dry
I've ordered a 1oz version of this and made candles before, and I agree with the rave reviews -- it was a gorgeous scent. So, when it came time to place an order, I grabbed another small 1oz since I'm using a different soy wax than before, and I wanted to make sure they still played nice. Right away, when I smelled the oil in the bottle, my first thought was, "Robitussin cough syrup". Since I had such a great experience with the scent before, I went ahead and made a sample candle. The "black cherry coughdrop" smell was even worse in wax. The only thing I can think is that I received a mislabeled bottle of a similar fragrance, because there's no comparison between the scent from one year ago to this one. That scent: perfect, 5 stars. This scent: unbearable, a headache in a candle jar. I will ABSOLUTELY try another 1oz bottle in the future, because there's no way this is the same fragrance and I want that magical Cranberry Woods scent again!
Wow, got this sample on a whim and so glad I did! What a spectacularly decadent blend. The stunning wood notes pop immediately with a background of tart and luscious cranberry. Such a stellar Winter fragrance. So excited to add this to my line, thank you CS for knocking it out of the park.
I am 100% obsessed with Cranberry Woods, I at first wanted to try it as a seasonal scent but now I'm going to keep it all year around. I can't get enough of it!!
Ordered a sample during the sale for candles. I used 1oz per 1lb of 464 GB soy. The scent smelled like bathroom potpourri in its concentrated form. I made one single candle because I was worried about it turning out like one of those over the top BBW candles, but i was so surprised to find that I'm in love with this candle! i haven't stopped burning it since i made it! It's a perfect winter scent that isn't over the top cranberry/fruity. the perfect blend of woodsy musk and subtle cranberry!
Such an amazing scent for my candles! I don’t see this as just a scent for the holidays, definitely a year round kind of candle. My customers love this scent and I keep selling out. I use this FO in 464 wax, great Cold and Hot throws.
For all the really good Holiday scents CandleScience offers in the realm of pumpkins, pine, and apples (I'm looking at you, Pumpkin Caramel Crunch), there's also these unexpected treats. I love Red Ginger Saffron, and Cardamom and Star Anise, and this sprightly and slightly spicy showstopper candle is absolutely headlining my living room when guests are over. It's a very merry berry. I don't make soap, but I can see this as being a can't put down bar.
This one is a nice strong scent great Ct and HT in soy. This is a keeper!
Application: I took 2oz of Cranberry Woods and cut with 4oz of DPG (Dipropylene Glycol).
In truth i've not tried this in my electric warmers yet. Not my favorite scent, but that's a personal preference, nothing that should reflect on the quality of this oil. I Left the top open and I could smell it all over my kitchen. The cranberry is a sweet hint. There was another scent, perhaps a clove that dominated. I wasn't really a fan but again, just my personal preference. I'm hoping when I use this in the electric warmer I'll be able to smell more of the other layers.
I gave this 4 stars but for quality, should really be 5. I only took a star off because of my personal opinion on the scent.
This is my favorite scent from CandleScience. It's luxurious, complex and fairly strong as it lingers a bit after you've gotten a good whiff of it. I love the spicy and woodsy complement to the cranberry scent. Great for candles and soap.
This scent is my new favorite. It is absolutely amazing any time of the year! I will be purchasing again soon!
I received my order today. an I'm so happy with the FO is just what I was expecting ,for me is a true scent,.not sweet at all, for me it will be all year-round , not just fall and winter. love it very much.
I received my order today and this is one of the FO I purchased, and is so good, amazing, beautiful, just the perfect combination, I will buy another today to keep it on stock all the time, for me is is an all year around, not just for fall of holiday.
When I first smelled this I was disappointed, It smelled like a tart cranberry. Once I put it in wax though you could really smell the cranberry and pine. I can't wait to put it into our Fall line, it is definitely a new favorite of mine.
This cranberry scent is sweeter than I imagined, but still very good!
Flies of the shelves in my boutique! LOVE it!
I ordered a few different fragrances when I started making candles and this was by far my favorite one. It smells wonderful but is not overpowering.
Love this scent. Unbelievable smell. Musky, fruity, woodsy, spicy scent. Used it in my bath bombs and I am going to order more to try with the soaps. I love this scent so much, I am going to add it to a lotion. Great uni-sex smell. Best scent ever!
This scent is amazing and one of the best Christmas smells I have ever smelled. Can not wait to make melts with it. So amazing!
I made candles with this and it has a fresh, sweet scent. Definitely what I'd expect from a cranberry candle, but without the cloying sweetness or faux evergreen (Pine-sol) smells that one encounters in cheap scented candles. A winner if you like scents in the fruity family, and definitely good for fall and Christmas.
I loooove this sent. I use a coconut soy blend at 10% and the hot throw is amazing very strong. def. adding this to the holiday line up
Great fall and holiday scent and it sold pretty good.
Strong on the cranberry rather than a woodsy smell, good cold and hot throw in 646
My bath bombs were the bomb with this scent. Love it!
I did my very first trade show and this was by far my biggest seller, has a great cold and hot throw. I use a blend of 464 soy wax and coconut wax and it works wonderfully. Im still learning the tricks of the trade and I don't think anything needs to be adjusted. I also made some super concentrated room sprays with it as well, they weren't as big of a seller at my show but none of my room sprays were. I brought one spray to the office to spritz as needed and even the guys think it smells good!
This has a nice mild cranberry scent. Not too sweet. Used in 464 in 12 oz cube. I can't smell cold throw, but really nice when burning. I'm also going to us
IGI 6006 Paraffin/Soy Blend Wax.
I love this scent! When smelling it from the bottle it reminds me of Hawaiian Punch so I was a little unsure but once in the wax wow! I have tested it in 6006 to start and this has a great cold and hot throw. Definitely will keep this scent around. It has the perfect blend of cranberries and the woodsy smell.
Strong cranberry scent! Gave it 4 stars because not enough woodsy aroma combined with the cranberry.
I honestly had high hopes for this scent, but wasnt what i expected. I also can't seem to sell the candles i make from them at all. I personally dont mind the scent but none of my customers like it, which is a bummer.
This is not a scent I like.... at all. However, when I had people test it, the vote to keep it was unanimous. To me it smells more like candy than cranberries, but hey, if people like it, people like it.
Bought a 1oz to test. I just made a batch using GB444 and oh my is this amazing! Perfect fall scent! Will be buying more!!
I like this one a lot!