DIY Grapefruit Crush Solid Perfume Recipe – How to Make Solid Perfume

Solid perfumes are so easy to make and they also make wonderful little handmade gifts for stocking stuffers or wedding favors. And of course the scent possibilities are endless. Mix your own scents or scent with your favorite fragrance oil. Here’s my recipe for mixing up my Grapefruit Crush scented solid perfume!

DIY Natural Grapefruit Crush Solid Perfume Recipe

1 level teaspoon Beeswax Pellets or organic Carnauba Wax (vegan alternative)
1 level teaspoon organic Jojoba Oil (or other carrier oil)
40 drops organic Grapefruit Essential Oil
20 drops organic Lemongrass Essential Oil
10 drops organic Peppermint Essential Oil

Directions: Melt your beeswax or carnauba wax in a glass container in the microwave. (Alternately you could also use palm kernel flakes.) Once melted, add your jojoba oil or carrier oil of your choice. If your perfume starts to solidify, simply heat for a few seconds more in the microwave. Next, using a Plastic Transfer Pipetteadd your essential oils to the perfume blend. (If you choose to use a fragrance oil instead, add up to double the amount of essential oils.) Stir well to mix evenly, then pour into your containers and label if you like.

You can keep your containers simple or go for something more complex. You can use lip balm pots or even lip balm tubes – both of which are perfect for storing solid perfumes. Alternately, you can fill a locket with your solid perfume for a more personalized gift.

Want to learn more about making your own perfumes? Then check out these books – Scent2Riches: How To Make Perfume For Next To Nothing, No Fluff Easy Guide and The Professional Way to Make Perfume Second Edition. They are both available for instant download to your kindle or kindle app so there’s no waiting to get started on more great diy perfume ideas!

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  1. Another great DIY! And great suggestions for the lockets – they’re all nice. Thanks for the book recommendations as well. You’re awesome!

  2. Thanks! Glad you like the ideas! Have fun crafting!

  3. This looks pretty cool! I need to share this! Thanks so much for sharing!!

  4. I used this recipe as the jumping off point for my own. You can read about it in my blog post, which credits your blog and links back here. Thanks!