How to Mix Essential Oils For Perfume
Making your own perfume is a fun and easy way to design new fragrances and make customized, one-of-a-kind gifts. Whether you mix and match essential oils in a vast array of new perfumes or whether you stick to one or two tried and true aromas, you will love the money you save and the novelty of having a fragrance that is truly your very own signature blend. Mixing essential oils to make your own perfume can be a lesson in patience and experimentation. However, once you get that perfect fragrance recipe, you'll never go back to buying the chemically treated perfumes available in the local stores. This Article explains how to mix essential oils for perfume.
To start out, you will need a number of things. Most of them are probably already in your kitchen or craft cabinets. You will need measuring spoons, an eye dropper, and a funnel. You will also need several dark glass bottles with stoppers. You can get these bottles at a cooking store or at a craft or hobby store. To create your fragrances, you will also need essential oils. Use jojoba oil or almond oil as your base. Then supplement these sweet, mild scents with stronger scents like citrus, frankincense, sandalwood, rosemary, jasmine, rose, or bergamot.
All of these essential oils can be purchased at natural foods stores or craft and hobby stores. You can also purchase them in bulk online if you want to buy at a discount. Finally, you will need a bottle of vodka.
Things you will need.
Once you have all your ingredients, start out by mixing your base. You can do this in a small bowl if you plan on making multiple fragrances, or you can mix the base directly in one of the small glass bottles. If you are going to mix the perfume directly in the bottle, First Pour 1 tsp. oil and 1 tsp. vodka into dark glass bottle, using the funnel. Use the almond oil until your "recipes" is perfected, and then makes your final perfume using the Jojoba...