Making Solid Perfume – A Simple Recipe Using Essential Oils
The Simplicity of Making Solid Perfume
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While filling up your little perfume containers with your favorite homemade perfume is fun, easy and exciting, youâ€™ll find that making solid perfume is even easier.
Most of the supplies for making solid perfume can be found at a craft and health food stores. Therefore, read this list and get to the store so we can get busy making your favorite scent solid perfume.
â€¢Â Â Â Â A small glass bowl for mixing
â€¢Â Â Â Â 1 saucepan
â€¢Â Â Â Â 1 stirring stick or straw
â€¢Â Â Â Â A glass, stone or ceramic container for your perfume
â€¢Â Â Â Â Essential oil of your choice
â€¢Â Â Â Â Beeswax
â€¢Â Â Â Â Almond or jojoba oil or vitamin E
Put 1 tablespoon of almond or jojoba oil and 1-tablespoon wax in the small glass jar. Put about an inch of water in the saucepan and put the far in the water. Bring the water in the saucepan to a boil to allow the wax to melt. When itâ€™s completed melted and liquid, remove it from the stove.
Add about 8 to 12 drops of essential oils into the mixture. Stir it with a straw or stirring stick, allowing as little as possible to stick to them so as not to waste any of your precious perfume. Make sure itâ€™s thoroughly mixed.
Pour your liquefied wax into your glass or stone container and let it cool for at least 30 minutes. The mixture youâ€™ve made will make about one half ounce of solid perfume. Once you get the hang of it, youâ€™ll want to make a larger amount.
When youâ€™re ready to use the perfume, all you have to do is rub your finger on the surface of the perfume and rub it on your neck, wrist or any place you desire. Youâ€™ll find that solid perfume is easy and fun to make, youâ€™ll want to experiment with many different fragrances. Itâ€™s great for traveling and can be put in a small container of your choice and carried in your purse or glove compartment.
Different fragrances can be made for medicinal or special purposes. For instance, a mixture of lavender or chamomile oils makes a very relaxing scent. Applying solid perfume of cypress or cedar is great for a foot rub. Youâ€™ll find that you not only will want to have several of these unique perfume scents in your home but they make great gifts as well.