Beauty DIY

How to make your own perfume

Wondering how to create homemade perfume? Surprise your loved ones with a custom scent, made just for them. If you’re feeling particularly festive, add frankincense to your botanical blend for a gorgeous Christmas gift.

How to make homemade perfume


Makes one balm


  1. Before you begin melting your base, it’s important to develop a fragrance you’re happy with. Blend a combination of essential oils until you get the desired scent.
  2. Combine the beeswax and oil in a small bowl. Microwave at 30-second intervals until melted.
  3. Add the essential oils and stir to combine.
  4. While the mixture is still hot, pour into the tin and leave to cool. If it begins to solidify in the bowl, simply return to the microwave.

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