Base ingredient for Natural perfumery: perfumes, house, or room fragrances,
Cosmetic ingredient for water-based products and for oil-in-water creations (Aloe vera, hydrosol, floral water, essential oils in water mists and sprays. (dissolve essential oils in alcohol, then add water) ratio is 25% alcohol in water, Aloe vera or hydrosols.
Natural hygiene base for anti-septic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungi sanitation, sprays…ratio is 25% alcohol for 75% water.
It is also an excellent carrier for pure essential oils and a good support for aromatherapy preparations (sprays, mists, frictions).
In cosmetics, use the natural perfume base to make topical roll-ons recipes to target specific spots. Alcohol promotes the penetration of active ingredients contained in essential oils. Use as a toner or a spot disinfectant. Follow by a good moisturizer.
HOW TO USE:
CHOOSE THE TYPE OF FRAGRANCE YOU WISH TO MAKE (CONCENTRATION OF YOUR FRAGRANCE)
Perfumes:15 to 20% of pure essential oils concentration in 80% to 85% perfume base
Eau de parfum (EdP): 8% to 20% essentials oils concentration in 92% to 80% perfume base
Eau de toilette (EdT): 6% to 12% of essential oils in 94% to 88% perfume base
Fresh water or Cologne: 5% of essential oils 95% perfume base.
TO MAKE A FRESH WATER OR COLOGNE TYPE FRAGRANCE:
PERFUME BASE + ESSENTIAL OILS OR NATURAL FRAGRANCES (2 TO 5% MAX)
FOR 10ML PERFUME BASE ADD 0.3ML (MAX) = 7 DROPS IN TOTAL ESSENTIAL OILS
FOR 50 ML PERFUME BASE ADD 1.75 ML (MAX) = 35 DROPS IN TOTAL ESSENTIAL OILS
If you intend to blend several essential oils, do not exceed the total safe dosage mentioned above.
TO MAKE A PERFUME TYPE FRAGRANCE:
PERFUME BASE + ESSENTIAL OILS OR NATURAL FRAGRANCE (15% MAX)
FOR 10ML PERFUME BASE ADD 1.5 ML (MAX) = 30 DROPS IN TOTAL NATURAL FRAGRANCE OIL
FOR 50 ML PERFUME BASE ADD 7,5 ML (MAX) = 150 DROPS IN TOTAL NATURAL FRAGRANCE OIL
In your perfume bottle, add your essential oil(s) or fragrance oils. Start by your base notes. Stir and mix. Smell. Then add your middle notes, and finally your top notes. Take time in between each step to stir, mix, smell, ponder, adjust…
When you are happy with your blend (or “juice”), add the perfume base in proportion.
Shake your preparation and leave to mature, away from light for 4 weeks before enjoying.