How to Make Fine Fragrance Perfume Spray

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Learn how to make your own fine fragrance perfume spray with Peak’s new Fine Fragrance Oils!

Suggestions for Fine Fragrance Spray Formulations

These suggestions are approximate. Experimentation is encouraged. Note: High-proof alcohols are not permitted in certain states and counties. Be sure to check your local regulations before attempting this project.

To Make: Amount of Alcohol (190   Proof) Amount of Fine Fragrance   Oil Amount of Distilled Water
Approximately 1 fluid ounce of spray 19.4 grams or 4 teaspoons 3.2 grams or ½ teaspoon 6.4 grams or 1-¼ teaspoon
Approximately 2 fluid ounces of spray 38.9 grams or 7-¾ teaspoons     (2 TBSP plus 1-¾ teaspoons) 6.4 grams or 1-¼ teaspoon 12.7 grams or  2-½   teaspoons
Approximately 4 fluid ounces of spray 77.7 grams or 15-½ teaspoons (5 TBSP plus ½ teaspoon) 12.8 grams or 2-½ teaspoons 25.5 grams or 5-1/8 teaspoons

 

To Make: Amount of Alcohol (151   Proof) Amount of Fine Fragrance   Oil DO NOT ADD WATER
Approximately 1 fluid ounce of spray 25.8 grams or 5-¼ teaspoons   (1-½ TBSP) 3.2 grams or ½ teaspoon N/A
Approximately 2 fluid ounces of spray 51.6 grams or 10-1/3 teaspoons (3-½ TBSP) 6.4 grams or 1-¼ teaspoon N/A
Approximately 4 fluid ounces of spray 103.2 grams or 20-¾ teaspoons (7 TBSP) 12.8 grams or 2-½ teaspoons N/A

supplies

You Will Need:
-2 glass containers (such as measuring cups or beakers)
Fine Fragrance Oil
-151 or 190 proof unflavored neutral alcohol (such as Everclear, or perfumer’s alcohol)
-Distilled Water
Scale or Measuring Spoons (plastic or non-reactive metal)
-Funnel (optional)
Filter
Glass Pipette
Empty Perfume Bottles and Sprayers
-Non-reactive metal spoon for mixing
-Plastic Wrap or Paper Towel

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Step 1:
Determine the amount of alcohol needed from the chart and measure it on the scale or with measuring spoons accordingly. Add the alcohol to one of the empty glass containers.

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Step 2:
Weigh/measure the amount of fine fragrance to correspond to the amount of alcohol used in step 1. Add the fine fragrance to the container with the alcohol.

addwater

Step 3:
Weigh/measure the amount of distilled water to correspond to the amount of alcohol and fine fragrance used. (Be sure to check the chart based on the proof of your alcohol.) Add the water to the container with the alcohol and fragrance. You may notice the mixture become cloudy at this point.

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Step 4:
Mix the ingredients thoroughly with a non-reactive metal spoon until the mixture is no longer cloudy.

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Step 5:
Cover the glass container with plastic wrap to prevent the alcohol from evaporating and cover that with a paper towel. Place the container in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight.

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Step 6:
Remove the container from the refrigerator and remove the plastic or paper covering. Place the funnel and/or filter into the second glass container and slowly pour the contents through the filter into the second container.

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Step 7:
Use the glass pipette to fill your perfume bottles to the desired amount.

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Step 8:
Add the sprayer caps to the bottles, shake well, and enjoy!

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