Treat Yourself to Sweet Orange & Rose Perfume

If you enjoy light and sweet smelling perfumes, check out the two-minute video below for an easy DIY recipe. If you have dried rose petals around, they add a beautiful visual to this perfume. Remember to shake before each use, apply as often as you would like, and store away from heat and sunlight. Note: You can of course substitute…

Yummy Fall Scent: Grapefruit-Clove

Living in Arizona, I miss the fall. I recently made something new, and it turned out to be just the scent that the doctor ordered! It is an alcohol-based infusion of lemon and grapefruit zests, strained into a spray bottle and topped off with grapefruit and clove oils. Here is how you can make some just in time for Thanksgiving. Grate the peels of one lemon…

Patchouli-Lavender Roll-on Perfume

Blending scents for perfume has been really fun. The possibilities are endless! I am going to share one of the blends I tried recently and really enjoyed. Here is what you will need for this project: Your carrier oil of choice (Eg. jojoba, grapeseed oil, avocado oil) Essential oils Roll-on perfume container (shown below)       All you…

How to Make Your Own Aromatherapy Inhaler

Essential oils are powerful and each have their own chemical properties.  The oils, which are the “essence” of plants, are extracted from flowers, shrubs, grasses, roots, and herbs. The oils may be diluted for direct application to the skin, or they can be inhaled. Before we move on to creating inhalants with oils, I must stress again, even though this is not…