spa diy scent perfume recipe

This is another DIY perfume recipe inspired by a Mandy Aftel’s book called Essence and Alchemy.

Oriental and relaxing, it remembers SPA cosmetics scent and can be considered as a DIY unisex fragrance.

It contains labdanum, a powdery base note that can be bought an absolute. In order to be able to use it, you should take 1,25 g of labdanum absolute and dilute it in 3,75 g of alcohol. Then, pour it in a 5 ml bottle and stir. Labdanum is very intense, so you’ll only need 2 drops in this DIY perfume recipe.

labdanum absolute dilute


DIY floral scent ingredients

  • 9 g of jojoba oil
  • 8 drops of benzoin
  • 8 drops of sage oil
  • 8 drops of bergamot oil
  • 2 drops of patchouli oil
  • 2 drops of dilute labdanum

DIY perfume recipe

  • Blend all the ingredients together and pour everything in a 10 ml flask.
  • Let your DIY perfume sit for at least 2 weeks, letting the scents properly meld.

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