How to mix top note, middle note, and base note essential oils for a full-bodied and lasting scent when making your own natural perfumes or DIY hair perfume. Free printable and loads of tips and variations for homemade non-toxic fragrances and sprays. Click through to get the recipe! Hair Perfume—have you heard of it? I didn’t even know that it existed until rather recently. Sure, I can remember spraying body mists or perfume right onto my hair as a teenager, or pumping them onto my hair brush to apply that way, but I’d never realized there was a product made solely to add fragrance to hair. The more I’ve thought about it though, the more I’ve realized just how much sense Hair Perfume makes.
Hair is certainly a strong carrier for all kinds of scents. I know I’m not the only one who experiences that! Why not, then, create a product to ensure that our hair smells good? Spritzing a natural hair perfume is a great way to freshen up unwashed hair or to add a lovely boost to freshly cleaned locks. Whether you wash your hair once a week like I do or shampoo each and every day, you can benefit from this recipe! But Why Don’t we Just use Regular Perfume? So, how can we get sweet-smelling locks while keeping on the non-toxic, natural beauty band wagon? YUP, you know exactly what I am going to say: we are going to DIY our own! Distilled Water, or Rose Water if you are feeling extra fancy.
Note: If using homemade rose water made from actual rose petals, your mixture will need to be refrigerated and likely will have a short shelf life. You might consider halving the recipe. If you are going to be using essential oils, why not get nourishing benefits on top of a great smell? You may remember the free printable on Essential Oils for Hair that I offered with my DIY Hair Gel post last month. Be sure to incorporate TOP, MIDDLE, and BASE notes into your blend. Top notes are the scents that you notice first in a blend, and they often disappear within an hour or two. Next, we will need to decide the type of carrier to use.
I am sure you already know that oil and water don’t mix! So, if we were to mix essential oils in plain water, the oils would not be properly diluted when sprayed and could cause irritation. Pros: Alcohol bases are popular because they evaporate quickly, helping to diffuse the essential oils and enhance their fragrance. They also produces a light product that won’t weigh the hair down. In my opinion, the overall fragrance smells like an actual perfume when sprayed on hair. Pros: Carrier oils are alcohol-free, so there definitely won’t be any damage to the hair at all. They may also add shine to hair.
I suggest using Jojoba as it closely mimics the scalp’s natural sebum. Pros: Of all three of my experiments, the aloe vera seemed to emulsify the essential oils and water best, and did not affect the smell at all. Aloe may also add conditioning benefits and shine to hair. Find organic aloe vera gel here. Cons: Depending on the brand used, the mixture may need to be refrigerated or have a shorter shelf life than the other options. When sprayed onto hair, this mixture also smelled more like a nice hair product than a perfume. Now, let’s make some hair perfume! Recommended: 14 drops Top notes, 22 drops Middle notes, 9 drops Base Notes. Access the free printable here to help you pick the right notes. Combine 45 drops essential oils of choice until desired scent is reached.
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