One of the best ways to use essential oils is by diffusing them into the air. Aromatic benefits help to uplift your mood, ease your mind, and provide a variety of solutions to everyday issues. Another way to take advantage of the aromatic benefits of oils is by wearing them as a natural fragrance. Purge your home of any synthetic fragrances and use a homemade essential oil perfume including all-natural ingredients instead.
You can blend any oils together to get the scent that you want. In particular, if you have a diffuser blend that you love, start there. It will probably smell different on your skin, but you can easily tweak it from there. Or, check out our Guide to Blending Oils for more inspiration in creating your customized essential oil perfume. The following perfume DIY combines the warm floral scents of Whisper® Blend for Women and Ylang Ylang essential oil, with the fresh citrus aromas of Citrus Bliss® and Lemon to create a unique irresistible blend.
10 drops Whisper®
10 drops Citrus Bliss®
10 drops Lemon oil
5 drops Ylang Ylang oil
1 tablespoon witch hazel
¼ cup water
- Combine witch hazel and water into a small glass spray bottle and shake.
- Add essential oils and mix thoroughly.
- Mist scent over body or clothes to create your desired aroma. Mix well before each use.
- Shelf-life is approximately one to two weeks; keep refrigerated to extend shelf-life.
Tip: Though the citrus in this recipe is highly diluted, avoid direct contact with UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying citrus oils to the skin.
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