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Homemade Perfumes With Essential Oils

Updated on January 7, 2016

Essential Oils Perfumes

Making Essential Oil Perfume Oils

Perfumes are considered as classic gift items. Indeed, it is universally used and there are several customized options available for those who want to wear their own unique scent. However, finding that one particular scent that you want can be more difficult than it appears. So, why not make your own?

Essential Oil Fragrances

Types of Essential Oil Fragrances

Different types of essential oils produce different scents. Therefore, achieving your desired scent might take a bit of experimentation. To make it easier for you, you need to be aware of 6 basic scents produced by different types of oils.

Each type of fragrances are listed below with a few examples of essential oils you can use to achieve those scents:

*Earthy – vetiver and patchouli
*Fruity – lemon, grapefruit, lemongrass, bergamot, orange, mandarin, and lime
*Woodsy – cypress, sandalwood, pine, cedar, and cassia
*Floral – rose, violet, jasmine, ylang ylang, neroli, and geranium
*Spicy – cinnamon, black pepper, ginger, juniper, clove, cardamom, and nutmeg
*Herbal – basil, clary sage, chamomile, lavender, rosemary, and peppermint

Essential Oils Scents

Perfume Recipes Using Essential Oils

Inhaling the scent of different varieties of essential oils produce various effects on the body. Indeed, it enables you to project yourself differently and gives you an added boost to your own self-image and how you want to be perceived by others. Below is a general discussion on some of the famous perfume recipes that you can try.

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Famous perfume recipes

Confidence Perfume

One reason why using perfume has become a universal tradition is that it enables an individual to gain confidence and produce positive vibes about him/herself. There are different types of recipes that you can make using different combinations of essential oil, depending on what kind of vibe you want to emit.

*Decisiveness

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: one drop of geranium, two drops of benzoin, and three drops each for frankincense and orange.

*Self Belief

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: two drops of ginger, three drops each for verbena and myrtle, and four drops of rosemary.

*Poise

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: one drop of coriander, two drops of basil, three drops of bergamot, and four drops of petitgrain.

*Wedding Nerves

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: one drop of patchouli, two drops of lemon, and four drops of jasmine.

Happiness Perfume

To recreate a euphoric feeling of elation, you can use a variety of essential oils to create your own signature perform such as the following.

*Warmth

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: two drops of black pepper, three drops each of patchouli and ylang ylang, and four drops of rosewood.

*Bliss

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: one drop each of rose and jasmine, two drops each of sandalwood and bergamot.

*Joyfulness

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: one drop of germanium, two drops each of sandalwood and basil, and three drops of melissa.

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Exotic Perfume

Ever dream of being in another world even just for a fleeting moment? Let others experience your outgoing nature by wearing one of these scents and creating these perfume recipes at home:

*Arabian Nights

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: one drop of frankincense, three drops each of coriander and juniper, and four drops of orange.

*Moroccan Mystique

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: two drops of palmarosa, three drops each of bergamot and rose, and four drops of sandalwood.

*Egyptian Empress

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: two drops of cinnamon, three drops of lime, four drops of rose, and five drops of ylang ylang.

Uplifting Perfume

The ability of the essential oils to uplift the senses and reinvigorate your body is one of the biggest benefits that can be derived from aromatherapy. Hence, you can prepare the following perfume recipes to achieve those benefits:

*Elevation

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: one drop each of neroli and jasmine, three drops of bergamot, and four drops of lemongrass.

*Enrichment

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: two drops each of cardamom, caraway, and frankincense, and three drops of rosewood.

*Inspiration

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: one drop of frankincense, two drops of spearmint, three drops of rosemary, and four drops of grapefruit.

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Love Perfume

Certain types of essential oils are known for their aphrodisiac properties. Hence, you can create your own love perfume to stir up passionate desires and set the mood for an intimate night.

*Devotion

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: one drop of clary sage, two drops of rose, three drops of patchouli, and four drops of rosewood.

*Tenderness

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: two drops each of neroli and linden blossom, and three drops each of sandalwood and lime.

*Ardour

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: three drops each of jasmine and neroli, and four drops of orange.

*Zeal

For this recipe, simply combine the following essential oils with their corresponding formula: two drops each of rose and ylang ylang, and four drops of melissa.

Diffusing Essential Oils and Perfumes

How To: Making Essential Oil Perfume

When making your own perfume, you can try to experiment with different types of essential oils to achieve the scent you want. Below is just a sample of how the procedure works and you are free to exchange some of the ingredients with your choice.

*Gathering your items

You will need to use the following ingredients to make your perfume:

1. half an ounce of jojoba or sweet almond oil as carrier oil
2. two and a half ounces of ethanol, such as vodka
3. 2 tbsp of water
4. coffee filter
5. dark glass bottle
6. 25 drops of your chosen essential oil

*Preparing mixture

You must start by adding the carrier oil into the dark bottle. Then, slowly add the essential oils starting with the base, middle, and lastly the top note. After the essential oil, mix the alcohol or vodka. Shake the bottle thoroughly to mix everything together very well. Allow the mixture to sit between 2 days up to 6 weeks. The longer you allow it to sit, the stronger the scent it produces.

After you have achieved the desired strength of scent, add the water into the perfume mixture. Using the coffee filter, transfer it to another bottle. Your perfume is now ready to use.

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    Amelie Santos 

    6 years ago from Philippines

    this is a really informative site! :) if I'm in a pinch, is it okay to just mix one drop of neroli, jasmine and carrier oil each? also, you have gorgeous curls. how do you get your hair to look like that? :)

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    jfay2011 

    7 years ago

    Hi, I really like your hub. My girls and I are going to start making some simple perfumes. I told them I didn't have any ingredients today, but will look into it.

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    pheromones attract women 

    7 years ago

    I adore your blog so informative it will guide me for making my own perfume.

    isey

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    Rmichelow 

    7 years ago

    Amazing information! so helpful

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    Sanjay Sapre 

    8 years ago from India

    this is my second tour awesome hub.

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    gramarye 

    8 years ago from Adelaide - Australia

    Beautiful hub, well written, well explained. I can almost smell it!

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    Sanjay Sapre 

    8 years ago from India

    useful information. thanks. very nice.

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    Kim Garcia 

    8 years ago

    Again, very nice. I will have to try to make a few of these as I grow my own herb garden.

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