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Solid Perfume Sticks- so good!

Published November 6, 2013 by rumbl3

I finally got around to making my own solid perfume sticks. They turned out awesome!

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What you will need:

  1. Glass measuring cup
  2. Pipette (plastic eye dropper)
  3. Beeswax
  4. Carrier Oil (grape seed, almond, or olive) I used a light olive oil
  5. Essential or fragrance oils work with this ( I used Patchouli and Orange)
  6. Containers (I used empty chap stick tubes)
  7. Double boiler ( I used a canning ring upside down in pan of water and then placed my glass measuring cup on top of that)

The recipe is:

Equal parts Beeswax and carrier oil (olive, almond, grape seed) I used a light olive oil

30-40 drops of Essential or Fragrance oil, depending on how strong of scent you want

For your double boiler- only add 1/2 the height of water to your glass (using a 2c. measuring glass, only allow water to go to the 1c. mark). When water starts boiling, you do NOT want the water to splash back into your Beeswax.

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Melt down the Beeswax. When it becomes clear, remove glass from water and add your carrier oil.

When thoroughly blended, add in your Essential or Fragrance Oils.

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Using your pipette or eye dropper- fill your container and let cool for at least an hour before capping.

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They turned out awesome!

Try it- it was easy, quick, moderately cheap and it makes a great girlfriend gift!