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Candle Science Clean Scents
Safer Scents For The Home

CandleScience Clean Scents™ are free from carcinogens, reproductive toxins, and other potentially hazardous chemicals often found in fragrance. Choose Clean Scents and create safer home fragrance products you and your customers can enjoy with confidence.

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French Lilac captures the serene beauty of a field of lilacs in peak bloom. Notes of green leaves, lily of the valley, and honeysuckle blossoms enhance the alluring bouquet of French lilacs. Clean powder and woody amyris round out this floral scent with a soft, romantic touch. 

This classic fragrance fits right in with any candle or wax melt line, and its delicate beauty blooms in handmade lotion, melt and pour soap, and other personal care products.

This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including peppermint oil.

Alternative Branding Ideas: Butterfly Garden, Lilac and Tulip, Snapdragon, Tiger Lily

Note Profile:
Top: Green Leaves
Middle: Lilac, Lily of the Valley, Honeysuckle
Base: Amyris, Powder

Suggested Colors: Pink, Purple, Lavender, Lilac
See our complete list of candle making dyes and soap colorants.

Note: Bottles filled by weight, levels may vary.

Candle Safe Yes Usage: 3-10%
Soap Safe Yes Usage: 2-3%
Lotion Safe Yes Usage: 1-2%
Vanillin Content 0%
Soy Performance
Flashpoint > 212 °F
Phthalate Free Yes
Prop 65 Warning Required No
Diffuser Base Compatible Yes; Up to 25%

*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.


Average Rating:

(based upon 6 reviews)

Not as bad as I originally thought

In regards to my previous review, this fragrance is not as bad as I had originally thought but the response I'm getting from my customers is that the fragrance is weak. After making the candles the fragrance seems to get stronger after the candle has cured for 3 to 7 days. I started to add more fragrance than what is recommended and that seemed to help too but you have to be careful. I now sell two versions of Lilac using fragrances from other companies for my second version in the hope to keep my customers satisfied. I am a bit of a Lilac connoisseur, but if you're not going to produce the best then what's the point! My customers will decide if I continue to buy this fragrance.


For the first time since I have ordered any scents The French Lilac was a BIG disappointment,,So watered down wont order again,


Lovely smell but I did experience an extreme acceleration in trace. Will absolutely use again just only with 1 or no color!


A friend
Not trying to be mean, but the previous reviews basically just told me that one person is a Lilac connoisseur extraoirdinaire who simply isn't happy with this particular Lilac FO and the other one liked the smell by opening the bottle and taking a sniff. 🤔
A friend of mine shared her order with me and I used this FO in wax as well as CP soap.
The candle I made with 444 GW using 10% FO (same with Parasoy Tarts) had a good cold and hot throw and the soap smells awesome, too- no seizing, ricing or separation issues!
I disagree with the previous review and also believe people ought to wait until after using a FO before reviewing. OOB doesn't mean much- FOs can smell a certain way OOB but change during the application in a product and that's what people like me are looking for.
Now for the issue with discontinuation of a FO... Unfortunately, it happens. As far as CS causing someone to be embarrassed that they can no longer offer customers the very same scent... Well, in this craft, sometimes we have to invest and take chances ordering elsewhere if a certain FO no longer is available. Most of us, who have been doing this on a more professional basis end up with several bottles of the same scent from different suppliers. It's the name of the game to sometimes have to invest more than we necessarily want to if we aren't quite happy with one supplier's version. Just explain it to the customers and try to find one they'll be happy with! (That's where reviews really come in handy)
I wonder if previous reviewer would even know the difference between different Lilacs to say naming this one "French" Lilac is an insult to the French?
This FO definitely does NOT deserve a bad rating ( and I personally dislike floral scents). It's not about our personal likes and dislikes.

What the heck!

Extremely disappointed!!!!! Candle Science had a really good Lilac fragrance and my customers loved it, it was one of my best selling candles. So what does Candle Science do? They discontinue it and come up with French Lilac. To call this French Lilac is an insult to the French! I poured an ounce of French Lilac into 12 ounces of Golden 444 at 110 degrees and a day later I can't even smell the fragrance in the candles. Doesn't Candle Science test this stuff? So now I have no Lilac fragrance to make candles with, and when I do find a new fragrance it won't be the same. So Candle Science, what do I do now? I understand your try had to get all of your fragrances as healthy as possible but don't shoot yourself in the foot trying to do it. Now I'm out of Lilac and apparently out of luck. This is going to be extremely embarrassing for me to explain to my customers. I'm a huge fan of Candle Science and love many of the fragrances and as far as I'm concerned CS has some of the best fragrances on the market, but this time someone dropped the ball. I'm going to try and mix it with The Flaming Candles, Lilac, and or Lilac from P&J Trading and we will see what happens. So sad!!!

This one is great!

I loved the old lilac and could not find a decent replacement for it anywhere else. I just recieved a bottle of the new French lilac and, while I haven't made a candle with it yet, it smells fantastic right out of the bottle. Good job on this one!