How to Make Perfume With Orange Blossoms: Aromatic Art

How to Make Perfume With Orange
Written by Ashiqur Rahaman


Do you love the smell of fresh oranges? Or maybe, you wish for a perfume that smells clean. Today, let’s learn to make your very own orange perfume.

What You Will Need

  • Ripe Oranges
  • High-Proof Alcohol (like Vodka)
  • Distilled Water
  • Small Glass Bottle
  • Cheesecloth or Coffee Filter
  • Funnel
  • Dark Glass Spray Bottle

Steps to Create Your Orange Perfume

  1. Gather Oranges: Pick fresh, sweet-smelling oranges from a market.
  2. Peel Them: Use a tool to take off the orange’s outer skin carefully.
  3. Let It Dry: Place the peels in a warm spot for a few days until they’re dry.
  4. Mix With Alcohol: Put the dried peels in a glass jar and add alcohol.
  5. Wait: Let the mixture sit in a dark place for 2 to 3 days.
  6. Strain: Use your cheesecloth to strain out the orange peels.
  7. Add Water: Mix the alcohol with the same amount of distilled water.
  8. Fill Bottle: Put your perfume into the glass spray bottle using a funnel.

Why Make Your Perfume

Making perfume can be fun and easy. It means your scent will be unique.

It’s Natural

Unlike store perfumes, you know exactly what’s inside your own mix.

No Allergies

Store scents often have chemicals that can make some people itch or sneeze.

Save Money

DIY perfumes often cost less than buying one at the store.

Different Ways to Use Your Orange Perfume

  • Personal Fragrance: Spray it on your body.
  • Room Freshener: Use it to make your space smell great.
  • Car Freshener: Keep your car smelling fresh and citrusy.
  • Linen Spray: Spray a little on your pillows for a good sleep.

Extra Tips and Tricks

Here are some tips to make your orange perfume even more amazing:

  • Try using different parts of the orange, like its leaves or flowers.
  • Add other scents you like, such as vanilla or cinnamon, to create a blend.
  • Keep your perfume in a cool, dark place to make it last longer.

Fun Facts About Oranges

Did you know that oranges are full of vitamin C and good for your health? They make you feel happy too!

Frequently Asked Questions 

What Ingredients Are Needed To Make Orange Perfume?

To make orange perfume, you’ll need orange essential oil, alcohol, distilled water, and a fixative such as jojoba oil or glycerin.

How Long Does Homemade Orange Perfume Last?

Homemade orange perfume typically lasts for 3-6 hours on the skin but can be preserved longer when stored in a cool, dark place.

Is Homemade Orange Perfume Skin-friendly?

Most homemade orange perfumes are skin-friendly, especially if they’re made with natural ingredients and no harsh chemicals.

Can I Use Fresh Oranges To Make Perfume?

Yes, fresh orange peels can be used to make perfume by extracting their oils through a process like enfleurage or distillation.


Now, you know how to make a sweet orange perfume at home. It is a special scent that brings joy.

How to Make Perfume With Orange Blossoms: Aromatic Art


Ingredients Table

Ingredient Amount Purpose
Orange Peels 1-2 Large Oranges To get the orange scent
High-Proof Alcohol 1 cup To extract scent & preserve perfume
Distilled Water 1 cup To dilute the mixture
Small Glass Bottle 1 For the initial mix
Cheesecloth/Coffee Filter 1 For straining the mixture
Dark Glass Spray Bottle 1 For storing the final perfume

Remember, creating something of your own is special. And imagine how proud you’ll feel when friends ask about your scent! Go ahead, give it a try. You might just find a new hobby.

How to Make Perfume With Orange Blossoms: Aromatic Art


Common Questions About Making Perfume

  • Can I use any kind of orange? Yes, but sweet oranges usually smell the best.
  • How long does homemade perfume last? It can last for several weeks to a few months.
  • Can I use rubbing alcohol? No, it has a strong smell. Use vodka or another high-proof alcohol instead.

About the author

Ashiqur Rahaman

Hi, I am Ashiqur Rahman. I started studying Nutrition and Fitness a few years back. Alongside, I have a passion for writing on different topics, including nutrition, fitness, lifestyle, and so on. Going to the gym and working out to keep myself fit is another hobby of mine. To fuel the passion, I have been working as a fitness trainer in a local fitness center for more than two years. With my expertise and experience in this field, I have been writing blogs online for quite a while. In my write-ups, I try to help people gather knowledge about different aspects of nutrition, the importance of physical exercise, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, etc.

Leave a Comment