There are several options for making perfumes at home, it all depends on what kind of perfume you want to get in the end, they can be solid, based on essential oils or fragrances, of various saturation and composition. Below we will consider the basic recipe for making perfumes with your own hands with the help of ready-made cosmetic fragrances. Their great advantage – when they get on clothes, they will not leave oily colors, plus you can be sure of the aroma, as well as use fragrances of your favorite perfumes.
To make a perfume with your own hands, you will need:
- Alcohol 96%
- Perfume bottle
- Paper test strips
- Distilled water
If you want to combine several fragrances, use the test paper, it is necessary in order to be sure of the resulting flavor. Name each fragrance with a strip of paper and apply the appropriate fragrance on it. Folding the strips, you will feel the whole bouquet and understand how to best combine these or other notes. After you decide on the ingredients of your perfume, pour pure alcohol into the vial and then pour in the perfume.
Perfume composition can be of different saturation, namely, perfume – the proportion of aromatic substances in them up to 30%, persistent aroma; Eau de Parfum – contains up to 10-15% aromatic substances; toilet water – the concentration of aromatic substances up to 10%.
Perfume-based perfume proportions:
- Perfume – 10 parts of alcohol and 1 part of fragrances
- Eau de parfum – 9 parts alcohol, 1 part distilled water, 1 part fragrances
- Toilet water – 7-8 parts alcohol, 2 parts distilled water, 1-0.5 parts odorant..
After you have mixed all the ingredients, leave the bottle with the perfume for 2-3 weeks in a cool dark place. This will help your perfume to become exactly the way you conceived it.