I love smelling nice! My quest for more sweet-scented perfume brought me to DIY perfume. After rummaging the internet for different recipes, and the process of making DIY perfume, I settle for these 15 amazing ideas.
Therefore, if you're like me, I've cut you off from the stress of searching. All you need to do is go through the list of DIY perfume ideas below and choose the one you want to make.
1. How To Make Natural Perfume Oil
At the end of this video, you should be able to make your perfume. Because the instructor breaks down the steps and processes involved in the making.
Here are the steps:
First, gather essential oils. These essential oils will be the base of the fragrance. Separate the essential oils into three categories, top note, middle note, and base note.
The base notes are intense and the scent can evolve anytime, the fragrance lasts longer but they are expensive. The middle notes have a nice and comforting smell but they don't have the last line like base notes. The top notes are strong and intense but their fragrances are fleeting, they are also very cheap.
2. How To Make Perfume At Home
To make this perfume you will need a measuring cylinder, 30ml perfume bottle, fragrance, perfume oil, propanol alcohol, and sweet almond oil.
Pour 20ml of propanol alcohol into the measuring cylinder. Add 10 drops of fragrance, 5 drops of perfume oil, and 3 drops of sweet almond oil. Then, fill the measuring cylinder with propanol alcohol or water till it reaches 30ml. 30ml is the volume of the perfume.
Note: If you add water, it will reduce the hardness of the alcohol.
3. DIY Perfume Tutorial
This is a simple and fun way to DIY a perfume. Get alcohol - organic sugarcane alcohol, 100% natural oil that contains top, middle, and base notes. Get something to mix the ingredient and a scale.
Place the container on the scale and pour 3 ounces of organic alcohol. Add 1 ounce of the natural fragrance oil, then stir the mixture for about 1 to 2 minutes.
After this, pour the perfume into the perfume bottle gently with a funnel and your perfume is ready.
Regardless, the organic alcohol is free on the skin, so feel free to wear it anytime.
4. How To Make Your Perfume
There is a difference between a spray perfume and an oil perfume. In spray perfume, you need alcohol to be the major liquid in the perfume while in oil perfume, you only need non-scented oil.
Get a frosted or amber roller bottle. Unscrew the roller bottle and add 4 drops of each essential oil that represent the top, middle and base notes. After adding the essential oil, stir the bottle a little bit, then fill the bottle up with the unscented oil.
5. DIY Homemade Perfume
Perfume has a way of adding greatness to your day. A sweet-scented perfume will keep you smiling all day! This homemade perfume is very simple to make and very easy to customize.
Get a bottle and fill it with a carrier oil, halfway. Then add the essential oils and shake the mixture up a little and Tada! You have your perfume.
6. How To Make Perfume
It is the same scent that the designer perfume will give is the same scent that DIY perfume will also give. So stop spending so much money on perfume and start making one by yourself at a lesser cost.
You can make this perfume using the common recipe; alcohol, glycerin, fragrance oils, and fancy glass bottles.
7. How To Make A DIY Perfume
Before you can start making your own signature scent, you need to understand and identify each note of the essential oils.
After this, you need to know the common recipe. Then, get a dark glass bottle, a carrier oil, and strong organic alcohol. Decide on the procedure you want to use and start mixing the oils.
It is quite simple, inexpensive and it smells great.
8. Homemade Perfume Recipe
Here is the recipe for thud homemade perfume:
½ ounce jojoba oil or sweet almond oil, 2½ ounces ethanol, 2 tablespoons of distilled water, coffee filter, dark-colored glass bottle, 25 drops of essential oils - 7 drops of base note essential oils, 7 drops of middle note essential oils, 6-7 drops of top note essential oils.
You can add a few drops of bridge note to it if you wish. Read further about bridge notes from the link.
9. DIY Dior Perfume Recipe
The recipe for this perfume was inspired by Dior's J'Adore Touche de Parfum. It is alcohol-free, which means it is 100% oil.
It is made of jasmine essential oil (top note), rose essential oil (middle note), sandalwood essential oil (base note), and fractionated coconut oil. You will need an empty perfume bottle as well.
Add 9 drops of sandalwood into the empty bottle, 12 drops of rose, and 39 drops of jasmine. After adding the essential oil, add the coconut oil to make up for the volume of the bottle.
You can get the drops by knowing the percentage of each essential oil to add. Watch this video to understand better.
10. DIY Perfume Oil
Sometimes it's good to be curious about how many of these perfumes are made. This curiosity always brings about DIY.
In this video, you will learn how to make two different fragrances. All you need are some essential fragrance oil, nourishing carrier oil, and real dried flowers.
11. How To Make Perfume At Home
Do you want to know how to make a natural perfume with little materials? This should interest you. This perfume was extracted from a fresh flower(you can use any flower that smells nice ). String a needle with a long thread and use it to pick the flowers one after the other.
Get a glass jar and mark the middle of the jar, take the flowers in the thread and see if it has reached the marked area. If it has, cut the thread but leave some inches out. Thread another set of flowers and hang both sets of flowers in the jar leaving the extra thread out. Close the jar and leave it in the sun for 2 days.
After 2 days, the flowers will have rotten and all the liquid in the flower will be out. The liquid is poured into a bottle and you have it as your perfume.
12. DIY Long Lasting Perfume
It doesn't have to be professional, you can make DIY your hobby.
Here, you will learn how to make a long-lasting perfume using ethyl alcohol, sandalwood essential oil, rose essential oil, vanilla essential oil, and amber-free essential oil.
Uncover the ethyl alcohol and add the essential oils to it. Shake gently after each essential oil. After adding all the essential oils you're good to go.
13. How To Make Perfume Without Alcohol
If you love wearing different perfumes, you need to learn how to make a DIY perfume. Unlike some other spray perfume that uses alcohol, the instructor in this guide decided not to use alcohol.
The first thing you need to do is to choose the notes for the perfume. Notes are like different types of essential oil.
Then, get a clean spray container and add all the essential oils and distilled water to make up the volume. Shake them together very well and close the container. Keep it in a warm and cool environment for 2 or 3 days. After this your perfume is ready.
14. How To DIY Your Own Cologne
Imagine walking into a room and everybody keeps on smiling at you and complimenting your nice smell. Now, how would you feel if you had to tell them you made the cologne by yourself.
Amazing right! I know the feeling. To make this cologne, you will need alcohol, essential oils, water, glycerin, and an elegant spray container.
After you gather all the materials needed above the process of making the cologne is quite simple. Check out the steps in the link below.
15. DIY Essential Oil Perfume
When you follow all the instructions given in this guide, you can easily make a DIY essential oil perfume. And all the materials used are natural and active. So, you no longer need to bother about what is the constituent of the perfume you're using.
The first thing you need is to gather all the materials needed for the perfume. After that, start mixing the oils.
One important thing I like about this guide is that it explains the types of essential oils to use for the perfume. It also categorizes the essential oils into top notes, middle notes, and base notes.
A Perfume could be a nice gift to give friends and family. But it feels better if you're making the perfume by yourself. Check out any of the DIY perfume ideas listed above and make your own. Thanks for stopping by, if this article was helpful, do well to share!