Solid Perfume

Solid Perfume
God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.  ~J.M. Barrie, Courage
With a few simple materials you can make an on-the-go ladies perfume to throw in your purse.  Bring out the best of memories with one application. 


Materials:
Rubbing alcohol
Glass eye dropper
Two shot glass or small cups
7ml jojoba oil
7 drops frankincense oil
5 drops rose absolute
10 drops grapefruit oil
1/2 heaping tsp grated beeswax
Small pan for melting wax
A small jar, tin or compact

In a small cut or shot glass, measure out 7 ml (or 1.5 tsp) or jojoba oil.  Pour about an inch of rubbing alcohol into a small cup.  Use the rubbing alcohol to clean the eye dropper between dispensing oils in the next few steps, drying the eye dropper with a paper towel so you don’t get alcohol in the oils.

Measure out each of the oils, dispensing it into the jojoba oil.

Alrighty, so you take your pan and melt down the beeswax, which should take about a minute or so on high, making sure it doesn’t get so hot that it smokes.  We don’t have a disposable pan or a pan we can get a bunch of wax on, so we set our tins on top of a piece of aluminum stock, about 0.187″ thick (thats 3/16ths).

Finished Product

Once the wax is completely melted, turn the heat down or remove it from heat.  Pour the oil mixture into the melted beeswax and stir it a bit with a disposable wooden stick (coffee stir, kebab stick).  Make sure everything is all melted, applying heat again if needed.  Try not to get the essential oils too hot as they tend to evaporate when they’re hot (from what I understand).

Let ‘er all cool down and enjoy behind ear!

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