17 October 2008

In this chapter we will look at a number of different recipes, not just for perfumes, but colognes and body sprays as well, which can easily be made in your own home.

The first recipe we will be looking at is the basic perfume recipe. This is the simplest of all perfume recipes that you can reproduce at home.

Simple PerfumeSimple Perfume
Materials and ingredients :
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cup fresh chopped flower blossoms (lavender, lilac, orange blossoms, honeysuckle)
Preparations :
  • In a bowl, put a cheesecloth (make sure that the edges of the cloth hang over the side of the bowl).
  • Fill with 1 cup of flower blossoms.
  • Pour water over them until they are completely covered.
  • Cover the bowl and allow it to sit overnight.
  • The next day, take hold of the edges of the cheesecloth hanging over the side of the bowl and lift it up.
  • Gently squeeze the scented water produced into a small pot.
  • Place this water into a pot and allow it to simmer until there is about 1 tsp left of the liquid.
  • Allow solution to cool, and place it in a small bottle.
  • Shelf life : 1 month.
Perfume With Essentials/Fragrance Oil
Fragrance OilMaterials and Ingredients :
  • 4 drops Sandalwood
  • 4 drops Musk
  • 3 drops Frankincense
  • 2 tsp Jojoba oil (or other carrier oil)
Preparations :
  • Mix all of the ingredients together in a bottle and shake well.
  • Place them in a dark colored bottle.
  • Allow the perfume to settle for at least 12 hours.
  • After the time, store it in a cool dry area.
Perfume With Essentials/Fragrance Oil and Water/Alcohol
Materials and Ingredients :
  • Essential Oil2 cups distilled water
  • 3 tbsp Vodka
  • 5 drops Lavender
  • 10 drops f Chamomile
  • 10 drops Valerian
Preparations :
  • Mix all these ingredients together in a bottle and shake it well.
  • Transfer the mixture to a dark colored bottle.
  • Allow the bottle to stand for 12 hours or more.
  • After 12 hours, it can be used, and then stored in a cool dry area.
Cologne With Lemon Flavor
CologneMaterials and Ingredients :
  • 1 cup distilled water
  • 1 cup Vodka
  • 3 drops Lemongrass
  • 10 drops Lavender
  • 10 drops Lime
Preparations :
  • Combine the essential oils with the vodka in a bottle and shake well.
  • Set a aside for 3 weeks.
  • After the time, add the distilled water and then let it stand for a further week. (Don’t forget to shake the bottle once a day while it is standing over the 4 week period).
  • After 4 weeks, transfer the mixture to dark bottles for storage in a dark cool place.
Body Splash With Citrus Aroma
Materials and Ingredients :
  • Body Splash2 cups distilled water
  • 3 tbsp vodka
  • 1 tbsp lemon (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp orange peel (chopped)
  • 5 drops Lemon Verbena
  • 10 drops Mandarin
  • 10 drops Orange
Preparations :
  • Mix the fruit peels with the vodka in a jar, cover and let it stand for 1 week.
  • After the time, strain the liquid and add the essential oils and distilled water to it.
  • Let the mixture stand for a further 2 weeks (shake the jar well once a day during this time).
  • Place the final solution after the 2 weeks in a dark bottle or in a cool dark area.
  • Never imagine how simple make a perfume! Try it! You’ll like it, enjoy it, addict to it.


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