Puakenikeni Hawaiian Flower Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight
The Puakenikeni flower is found on the Hawaiian Islands but is also available by some mainland florists. These very inviting flowers are found on bushes and trees in the Pacific Islands. They are most often used to make leis that are very fragrant and simply lovely. In fact, these leis are one of the main things a tourist looks forward to when visiting Hawaii. The translation of puakenikeni literally means, ‘ten-cent flower’ because its blooms were once strung and sold as ten-cent leis! This Hawaiian scent is strong, and reminds one of the beautiful gardenia. The puakenikeni flower colors can range anywhere from white-ish yellow to orange and even to rich gold. Our replica of the Puakenikeni flower has been describe as “spot on” by one of our clientele who lives in Hawaii, and this was quite a compliment for this Hawaiian scent!
What does Puakenikeni Hawaiian Flower Fragrance Oil smell like?
The Hawaiian flower typically used in leis. This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a delicate, yet exotic heady blend of velvety island floral and lush greens which invoke feelings of intrigue, sensuality and femininity.
How do our customers use Puakenikeni Hawaiian Flower Fragrance Oil?
For all of you candle crafters out there; Puakenikeni Hawaiian Flower Fragrance Oil is used in Soy, soy blends, paraffin, WOW, Joy, and Pillar of Bliss waxes. This Hawaiian scent is very aromatic and has incredible cold and hot scent throw. This flower fragrance oil also works well for oil burners, aroma beads, smelly jellies, or reed diffusers.
For bath and body crafters, this fragrance is fantastic! The usage rate for this Hawaiian scent is 5% and does contain a .06% vanillin content. This amazing flower fragrance is used to scent: solid lotion bars, bath bombs, body scrubs, spray lotions, perfumes, melt and pour soaps, bath gels, whipped body butters, and salt bars. Finally, for those of you that are cold process soapers, this fragrance had a very good scent retention. Here are the official results: Accelerates trace (not suggested for swirls, but nice for peaks), no ricing, no separation, no discoloration. Awesome scent retention!
If you are interested in a wonderful recipe using this Hawaiian scent, please click on this link to view the Mothers Day Candle Recipe.