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How to Create your Own Essential Oil Fragrance

If you were like me, fragrance was a big part of my life.  Once I discovered the expensive fragrances and how well they stayed on my body, I was hooked!  I tried them all:  Red Door, Cashmere, Victoria's Secret (many scents)...  Once I started learning about detoxifying my life and how this can be an integral part of balancing my hormones AND healing from auto-immune issues, the fragrances went out of the door!  Confession:  I still have a few sitting on my bathroom shelf.  I'm not sure why.  I guess just for sentimental reasons, but now that I think about it, they will be gone.

So how do we still smell good and not load our bodies with toxins and offend others' noses?  Enter essential oils.

Essential oils are separated into 3 categories or notes:  top, middle, and bottom. 


Tops notes will be the scent you first

smell and it doesn't linger too long

Typically this should be 5-20% of the


Middle notes are the next group of oils

you will smell.  This scent will become

prominent when the top note wears off,

about 20-60 minutes after

application.  These notes are the heart of

the fragrance and makeup 50-80%

of the fragrance.

Bottom notes are the last oil you will smell and it's typically 1-2 hours

after applying.  These are the longest-lasting smells and are usually floral or

woody.  These make up 5-20% of the mix.

When creating a fragrance mix, adding a carrier oil such as fractionated

coconut oil or alcohol or witch hazel will help tone down the strong smell of

the oils and improve their staying power. 


Here is a list of the common notes and the different oils involved.

When blending, choose your favorites from the base and middle first and then the top note.  If you want a blend that is woody and masculine but also has a slight floral scent you would choose oils from the bottom and middle that are earthy and masculine but can still be light and fresh.  Then you would choose from the top notes that are consistent with the theme but still gives it a little kick.  Here is one example:

Base: 4 drops Cedarwood and Sandalwood

Middle: 4 drops Juniper Berry

Top: 5 drops Grapefruit and 2 drops Siberian Fir

Mix the oils and make sure it is what you are trying to achieve, then top off with fractionated coconut oil.  This works great in a roller bottle and is perfect for carrying with you for reapplication.  Be sure to store your fragrance in a dark glass container in a cool dry place.

Experiment and have fun! 

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