The Rich, creamy, balsamic, almond vanilla-like heart notes of Benzoin is cherished by perfumers. It has slight smoky, leather undertone. Use Benzoin essential oil, common name Benzoin Siam, to impart a vanilla aroma similar to, but certainly not equal to, our pure vanilla.
It is commonly used as a fragrance fixative (anchor) in soap by reducing the evaporation of fragrance.
Skin maximum of 2% and use with caution skin that is hypersensitive or damaged.
For easier pouring, use a hot water bath for 10 or so minutes.
INCI: Styrax Benzoin Resin Extract