How much fragrance should I use to scent soaps, candles, lotions?

How much fragrance should I use to scent Soaps? Candles? Lotions?

A. The amount used will vary from scent to scent as well as the strength desired of the final product. The table below is intended to give you a starting point only. Please conduct your own in house testing.

 

Premium Grade

Manufactures Grade

Candles

1.0 oz. - 1.5 oz. per pound

1.25 oz. - 2.5 oz. per pound

Soap

3/4 oz. - 1.0 oz. per pound

1.0 oz. - 1.5 oz. per pound

Bath & Body Lotions

1.0 oz. - 1.5 oz. per gallon

1.5 oz. - 2.0 oz. per gallon

The quantities listed in the above table are suggestions only. We always recommend you do your own in house testing. Testing in house will allow you to adjust formulas to create quality finished products. We suggest using premium grade fragrances in all soy wax candles.