01/12Give these homemade perfumes a try

Give these homemade perfumes a try

From floral to musky, there's that perfect perfume out there for every girl no matter what your personality. But let's face it ladies, sometimes these products don't always come cheap. You may have found the fragrance of your dreams, but the price may not be in your budget. However, there is a way to get the right kind of product you want,one that's affordable and showcases your signature scent. Ever thought of making one yourself? If you are a DIY kinda gal, then you will love these fresh and divine homemade perfumes. Before you give these recipes a try, you should keep in mind, top notes are primarily citrus, herbs, and light fruits. Middle notes are generally rose to lavender, geranium and lemongrass. Finally, the base notes tend to be like vanilla, musk, cedarwood, and patchouli.


02/12Lemon and lavender

Lemon and lavender

It may be the monsoon season, but that doesn't mean you can't smell like summer. If you want to be put in a bright and sunny mood, then this heavenly homemade perfume blend is for you. All you need is orange flower water, and vodka, along with lemon, lavender and sandalwood essential oils. Add this blend in a spray bottle and shake it well before you use it.


03/12Vanilla and rose perfume

Vanilla and rose perfume

Vanilla and rose are popular ingredients you'll find in many perfumes. Together they create a heavenly scent that is light and pleasant. For this perfume, you will need one vanilla bean, 100 proof vodka, dried rose petals and lavender flowers. Add all the ingredients in a glass jar and let it sit for four weeks before you use it.


04/12Peppermint and grapefruit perfume

Peppermint and grapefruit perfume

If you are looking for a perfume that is energising and refreshing, you can't go wrong with a peppermint and grapefruit combo. To make this invigorating concoction, you will need a tablespoon of jojoba oil and two tablespoons of pure grain vodka or alcohol. You will also need the following essential oils- grapefruit, peppermint, sweet orange, and chamomile. In a glass jar, combine the jojoba oil with 10 drops each of the grapefruit and sweet orange oil, five drops of the peppermint and chamomile oil.


05/12Lavender and vanilla perfume

Lavender and vanilla perfume

To make this sweet-smelling perfume, you will need, glycerin, half a cup of 100 proof vodka, a cup of dried lavender flowers, and lavender essential oil. You will also need two vanilla beans and vanilla extract. First, place the flowers and vanilla bean in a glass jour and then pour the alcohol in it. Leave this mix to be for about a week. Once that time is up, get rid of the flowers and beans, and add about 10 drops each of the essential oils, as well as the glycerin. Wait for about a month to six weeks before you use this perfume.


06/12Rose Perfume

Rose Perfume

You'll need ¾ cup fresh rose petals, 1/2 cup 80- or 100-proof vodka, 2 1/2 cups distilled water, big glass jar or bowl with a lid, empty glass perfume bottle and 2-4 drops rose essential or fragrance-grade oil. First place the rose petals in the jar and pour the vodka into it. Let this mixture sit for 24 hours and then mix it well. Pour the distilled water into the mixture and let the concoction sit for about a week. After that, mix well so that the petals get pulverised and then drain the mixture into a perfume bottle. Add the essential oil and voila! Your perfume is ready.


07/12Two Ingredient Perfume

Two Ingredient Perfume

You'll need some organic vanilla extract and JOY Essential Oil Blend which features Bergamot , Ylang ylang, Geranium, Lemon, Coriander, Tangerine, Jasmine, Roman chamomile, Palmarosa, Rose. All you have to do is mix the two ingredients together and your perfume is ready to use.


08/12Solid Perfume

Solid Perfume

Take 1 Tbsp. sweet almond oil or other oil of choice, 1 Tbsp. beeswax pellets and essential oils. Pour some oil into a boiler and add the beeswax pellets to the oil. Let the mixture heat and get mixed thoroughly. Pour the essential oils into the mixture and let the mixture set in containers. Once done, you can apply it to your clothes.


09/12Perfume with essential oils

Perfume with essential oils

One of the great reasons for using essential oils in your homemade perfume is that you can choose a scent from a variety of options. This recipe calls for two tablespoons of either grapeseed, jojoba or sweet almond oil. However, you can pick any oil you like best. Just make sure the fragrances compliment each other. Once you've decided on the oils your using, add about six tablespoons of vodka to the mix. Next add nine drops of top notes, 15 drops of middle notes and six drops of your base notes. Let this mixture sit in a glass container for at least 48 hours. Leaving the mix to be for as long as you can, will allow the scent to become stronger.


10/12Citrus perfume

Citrus perfume

Citrus notes scream summer. To make a perfume out of it, you will need atablespoon of jojoba oil, 10 drops of grapefruit essential oil, 10 drops of sweet orange essential oil, five drops of lavender essential oil and five drops of peppermint essential oil. Mix all the ingredients well in a glass container. You can also add a drop of water to the mix. Let it sit in the glass for at least 48 hours before you use it.