How to Make Perfume
Create Your Own Signature Perfume Scent
It's easy to create your own signature perfume scent, plus you'll save money, express your creativity, and have a product that you know is free of potentially harmful synthetic chemicals. You only need a few easy-to-find materials, plus making perfume is fun. Giving perfume that you made especially for the recipient is a thoughtful and personal gift, plus you can craft perfect perfumes for yourself.
Easy Perfume Recipe
It's extremely easy to make your own perfume. You only need oil, water, and alcohol! The 'trick' is to choose a pleasing combination of fragrance oils.
- 1/2 ounce joboba oil
- 2-1/2 ounces vodka
- 2 tablespoons distilled water
- 25 drops essential oils
Perfume Base Notes
Perfume Base Note Examples
Perfume Middle Notes or Heart Notes
Perfume Middle Note Examples
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Perfume Top Notes or Head Notes
Perfume Top Note Examples
Bridge notes, such as vanilla and lavender, help unify a scent.
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1 cup distilled water
2 tablespoons vodka
3 drops sandalwood oil
5 drops bergamot oil
Mix together the vodka and essential oils in a bottle. Seal the bottle and set it aside for 3 weeks. Add the distilled water. Shake the bottle once a day for a week. The perfume is now ready to use. Store it in a dark bottle, away from heat and light.
Refreshing Citrus Perfume
1 cup distilled water
1 cup citrus flavored vodka
10 drops lime or grapefruit essential oil
10 drops lavender essential oil
3 drops lemongrass essential oil
Mix together the vodka and essential oils in a bottle. Allow the mixture to sit undisturbed, away from heat or light, for 3 weeks. Add the water. Shake well. Give the fragrance another week to develop. Store it in a dark bottle. Enjoy!
Sensual & Passionate Perfume
1 cup vodka
15 drops bergamot essential oil
3 drops sandalwood essential oil
3 drops cedar essential oil
2 drops vanilla
Mix the oils and vodka. Allow the fragrance to develop for at least a week. You can dilute it with a cup of distilled water after this time, if desired.
Find Supplies to Make Perfume
Amazon can't help you out with your vodka needs, but you can find the carrier oils and essential oils that you need to create the perfect perfume.
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A great gift or a way to get a sample of each type. Each bottle is 10 ml.
Bid on Perfume Bottles
eBay sellers offer perfumes at great prices. If you are making your own perfume, you probably don't need the scent, but what about the bottle it came in?
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