Do you wear perfume? For many years I went without it because store bought scents were too strong and bothered my nasal passages.
Thankfully, essential oils make a great natural alternative to store bought fragrances. This DIY Orange Patchouli Essential Oil Solid Perfume recipe is a fabulous way to get an all natural perfume using essential oils.
Homemade Solid Perfume with Essential Oils
This solid perfume recipe is really simple. It creates a deep, citrus scented aroma you can wear. Orange and patchouli are both uplifting oils and they enhance well-being.
- Patchouli essential oil offers a rich and earthy aroma that is perfect for deep relaxation, meditation, and contemplation. Its peaceful scent has been used frequently in natural perfumes and deodorants. Read more about patchouli.
- Orange essential oil is most impressive for offering a bright and cheery optimistic feeling. Its citrus aroma is relaxing and uplifting. Read more about Orange.
You only need two other ingredients besides essential oils:
You could use another carrier oil instead of FCO if you prefer.
Essential Oil Solid Perfume Recipe
I wanted a really happy scent, patchouli and orange make a great combo. Essential oils can be changed to your preference.
- 1 tablespoon beeswax
- 1 tablespoon Fractionated Coconut Oil
- 20 drops Patchouli Essential Oil (Pogostemon cablin)
- 15 drops Orange Essential Oil (Citrus sinensis)
- 2 small tins or containers
Step 1: Add beeswax to glass measuring cup, place cup in saucepan with 1–2 inches of gently boiling water.
Step 2: Once beeswax melted, add in fractionated coconut oil and blend together, remove from heat.
Step 3: Stir in essential oil, then pour into containers. Allow to cool until firm (about 10-15 minutes).
Step 4: To use, rub your finger over the perfume and rub onto wrist or neck. Want more out? Use a spatula or back of fingernail.
Where to Buy Essential Oils?
Using essential oils can improve a person’s emotional, physical, and mental state. For best results, make sure you use pure essential oils and learn how to use them properly.
Don't have the oils you need? Here are some of our favorite brands:
General safety tip for using essential oils: It is best not to apply undiluted essential oils onto the skin. When using essential oils topically on the skin, be sure to dilute with a carrier oil like jojoba oil or sweet almond oil.
DIY Essential Oil Recipes Guide
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