Have you ever felt like you couldn't find a pre-made essential oil blend that included exactly what you wanted? Well, today we're going to talk about how to blend your own essential oils like a pro and make your own signature scent.
- Consider the properties and benefits of each oil and how they will interact with each other.
First, let's talk about the science behind blending essential oils. Essential oils are made up of different chemical compounds and each one has its own unique properties and benefits. When blending essential oils, it's important to consider the properties and benefits of each oil and how they will interact with each other. Do you really want to combine the soothing benefits of lavender, with the sharp jolt of energy from eucalyptus? Hmm. Now that you mention it...
2. Start with a small amount of essential oils and gradually add more until you reach your desired scent.
One important tip to keep in mind is to start with a small amount of essential oils and gradually add more until you reach your desired scent. A little goes a long way with essential oils, and you don't want to overwhelm your nose or skin with too much of a good thing.
3. Use "notes" when blending essential oils (top notes, middle notes, and base notes) to create a well-rounded scent.
Another tip is to use what we call "notes" when blending essential oils. Just like music, essential oils can be categorized into top notes, middle notes, and base notes. Top notes are the light and fresh scents, like lemon and peppermint. Middle notes are the more balanced scents, like lavender and rosemary. And base notes are the deeper and more grounding scents, like patchouli and sandalwood. When creating a blend, it's important to use a combination of top, middle, and base notes to create a well-rounded scent.
4. Have fun and experiment with different combinations to create a unique signature scent.
And last but not least, have fun with it! Blending essential oils is an art, and you don't have to be a chemist to create something beautiful. So don't be afraid to experiment and try new things. Who knows, you might just create the next best-selling scent.
So there you have it, folks! Some tips for blending your own essential oils like a pro. Happy blending!
*Extra tip. Don't try to name it something fun or clever, that's our jurisdiction.