Today, we’re going to explore making our own perfume.
And the best part? We will use witch hazel!
It’s not only fun but also super easy!
What Is Witch Hazel?
Witch hazel is a super cool plant.
People use it for all kinds of skin care stuff.
It’s gentle and helps keep your skin happy.
Witch hazel is like water, but better for perfume making!
Why Use Witch Hazel for Perfume?
- It’s gentle on your skin.
- Witch hazel is less oily than other bases.
- It helps your scent last longer.
- It’s perfect for sensitive skin.
What You’ll Need
|Glass Perfume Bottle
These are the basic things we need.
Make sure you pick your fav smells for the oils!
Let’s Start Crafting!
Step 1: Pick Your Scents
Whether you love roses or vanilla, it’s your choice!
Step 2: Mix Witch Hazel And Oils
Put the witch hazel in a bowl.
Add your essential oils to it.
Give it a little whisk.
Step 3: Let It Sit
Cover the bowl and wait for a day.
This lets the smells become friends.
Step 4: Add Distilled Water
Pour in the water and mix again.
Step 5: Pour Into Your Bottle
Use a funnel to get it all inside.
Fun Ideas To Try
- Floral Fantasy: Mix rose, lavender, and jasmine oils.
- Spice It Up: Go for cinnamon and orange combo.
- Fresh and Clean: Try peppermint and eucalyptus.
Safe Tips for Kids
Always have an adult help with the oils.
Some oils might not be good for your skin.
Do a little test on your arm first.
Avoid your eyes, mouth, and nose.
See? Making perfume is super easy!
Witch hazel makes it safe and fun.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is Witch Hazel Used For In Perfume?
Witch hazel acts as a gentle astringent and base solvent in perfume, helping to stabilize and disperse the fragrance oils evenly.
How Do You Make Homemade Witch Hazel Perfume?
Combine witch hazel with your choice of essential oils, shake well, and allow the mixture to meld for several days before use.
Can Witch Hazel Replace Alcohol In Perfume?
Yes, witch hazel can replace alcohol in perfume formulations as it is milder on the skin and has a less pronounced scent.
What Are The Benefits Of Witch Hazel Perfume?
Witch hazel perfume is less drying than alcohol-based perfumes, ideal for sensitive skin, and has natural soothing properties.