A homemade gift is a perfect way to show someone how much you appreciate them. I love using essential oils around my home to help with various health issues, as well as enjoying a sweet smelling home, but I’m also addicted to making all kinds of goodies with my oils!
A while back when I decided to try to make my home more chemical free, that included me too and the beauty products I use. There are so many hidden chemicals in the department store perfumes and it made me start thinking of the Batman movie with Jack Nicholson. I am also very particular to what scents I like and I actually like having the control to mix my own “recipe”.
It really is very easy actually to make your own perfume and doesn’t take a long time. It takes 3-4 base ingredients which really is up to you. You can make scents that help you to relax, help to de-stress you, or help to change your mood. I can tell you my over the counter perfume definitely doesn’t do this! So enjoy this simple DIY tutorial on making the perfect scent for you!
– 12- 25 drops of your favorite oil (or mix of oils – see some suggestions below)
Step 1: Mix 12- 25 drops of your favorite oil or mix (split the number of drops evenly or by our ratios below) into the bottle.
Step 2: Fill the rest of the bottle with the fractionated coconut oil or sweet almond oil.
Step 3: Snap on the roller ball to the bottle.
Step 4: Shake to combine ingredients.
- (75:25) Grapefruit/Peppermint – energizing blend
- (50:25:25) Lavender/Vanilla/Lemon – calming and soothing with a little zing
- (50:50) Grapefruit/Ylang Ylang – energizing blend
- (75:25) Jasmine/Lime -floral blend
- (75:25) Lime/Clove – de-stress blend
If you are looking to get started with essential oils, you can check out more information HERE. Our starter kit comes with 11 of the most common oils to use plus a whole lot more, including a wholesale membership where you will receive 24% off retail. We have tons of ideas and tutorials on using oils in your home right HERE. We can’t wait for you to join our journey on making your home a more chemical free environment for your family and let’s face it, it smells pretty darn good too!
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Rebekah Dempsey is the Creative Director, Stylist and Editor of A Blissful Nest. A site about everything for the home from stylish entertaining to fresh interiors. She has been in the interior design field for 15 years and loves to share tips, tricks and how to live a stylish and blissful life.