How To Make Perfumes

How To Make Perfumes

Fragrance Perfume is a product made by mixing natural materials and synthetic materials with a beautiful scent in precise proportions to obtain a distinctive scent. The perfume industry has developed over time, as there are now many types of perfumes that can be bought from the market, which differ in the type and concentration of the aromatic substance in them. In addition to that the inclusion of perfumes in the composition of many products, such as soaps, cosmetics, deodorants, aftershave creams, and bath oils.

The ingredients that make up perfumes

Steam distillation

This is done by exposing the plant to a high temperature. This method is used to extract sensitive essential oils that cannot tolerate high concentrated oils called absolute.

Extraction by saturating in fat

It is done by placing the flower petals between layers of pure animal fat. Which after a period is saturated with flower oil and then alcohol is used to obtain the concentrated oil.

Extraction by squeezing or pressing: This method is used to obtain citrus oils from the fruit peels. The peels can be squeezed manually or by using machines.

Animal products that have a beautiful smell are used to stabilize the aromatic scent and delay the evaporation of volatile oils, including: amber extracted from sperm whale, musk extracted from musk deer, Cestrum extracted from beaver, and civet extracted from civet cats.

How to make perfumes at home

Necessary materials

The basic ingredients for making any perfume are as follows:

  • Half an ounce of jojoba oil
  • Sweet almond oil.
  • Half an ounce to 2 ounces of ethanol.
  • Two tablespoons of distilled water.
  • Coffee filter.
  • A dark glass bottle.
  • 7 drops of a basic-grade essential oil (cedar oil, cinnamon oil, patchouli oil, sandalwood oil, vanilla oil, lichen oil, oil Ferns.)
  • 7 drops of a medium-grade aromatic oil (clove oil, geranium oil, amethyst or lemon oil, orange oil, nutmeg oil, and ylang oil.)
  • 6-7 drops of a clear perfume oil (bergamot oil, jasmine oil, lavender oil, lemon oil, lime oil, orchid oil, and rose oil)
  • Two points of bonding oils

Manufacture of solid perfumes

A solid perfume can be made by following

  • One tablespoon of beeswax or petroleum jelly.
  • A tablespoon of jojoba oil or sweet almond oil.
  • 8-15 drops of essential oil.
  • Put jojoba oil
  • Sweet almond oil,
  • Beeswax
  • Petroleum jelly in a bowl and dissolve using the microwave, or in a water bath.


  • Eight to ten sticks of vanilla.
  • Alcohol.
  • Two hundred and fifty millilitres of jojoba oil.

Manufacture of fragrance of various aromatic oils


  • Four hundred forty-three grams of jojoba oil.
  • Four hundred forty-three grams of distilled water.
  • Five drops of jasmine oil.
  • Three drops of lemon oil.
  • Drops of orange oil.
  • Three drops of sandalwood oil.

How to prepare

Combine the ingredients together in a small glass jar, and mix together the turret of the package well. Perfume is sprayed on the wrist, neck, or behind the ear to last longer, remaining for two or three hours.

Manufacture of natural fruit fragrance

Transmission oils increase the stability of the fragrance for a longer period, and keep the essential oils from evaporating within a short period.


  • Sweet orange oil.
  • Tangerine oil.
  • Atlantic cedar oil.
  • Orange blossom oil.
  • Carrier oils, consisting of olive oil, avocado oil, coconut oil, and grape seed oil.
  • Glass roll tray

Making flower perfume

Flower perfume can be made with natural ingredients at home


  • Three quarters of a cup of rose petals.
  • Half a cup of alcohol.
  • Two and a half cups of distilled water.
  • Two to three drops of essential oil.

How to prepare:

Put the rose petals in a deep glass bowl and immerse them in alcohol. Cover the bowl and leave it for a day in a cool, dark place. Grind the rose petals with a spoon or metal fork. Add distilled water and essential oil to the bowl. Cover the perfume container, and leave it for a period of 5 to 7 days, with the need to stir it once a day. Put the perfume in a clean glass perfume bottle, and shake it when using.

Kinds of perfumes

Perfumes are classified according to the main components or smell in them

  • Floral fragrances
  • Spice fragrances
  • Woody perfumes
  • Lichen perfumes
  • Oriental perfumes
  • Herbal perfumes
  • Leather and tobacco perfumes
  • Aldehydes Fragrance

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