Peppermint Pulse: An Invigorating DIY Ethyl Alcohol-Based Perfume Recipe

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Delve into the vivacious world of DIY perfume crafting with our Peppermint Pulse recipe. This stimulating fragrance blend of peppermint and eucalyptus essential oils, softened by a hint of rosemary, is your perfect partner for boosting vitality and focus.

By creating your own perfume, you can sidestep the synthetic chemicals often found in commercial products. With a base of 100% ethyl alcohol from, you've got a trustworthy, convenient alternative to common denatured alcohol blends.

Materials Needed:

  1. 100% Ethyl Alcohol from
  2. Distilled Water
  3. Peppermint Essential Oil
  4. Eucalyptus Essential Oil
  5. Rosemary Essential Oil
  6. Glass Dropper
  7. Perfume Bottle

Peppermint Pulse Recipe:

  1. Peppermint Essential Oil: Renowned for its fresh, cool, invigorating scent, peppermint oil forms the energetic core of our blend. Use 12 drops.
  2. Eucalyptus Essential Oil: With its distinctive, stimulating aroma, eucalyptus oil adds a refreshing layer to the fragrance. Use 10 drops.
  3. Rosemary Essential Oil: Known for its herbaceous, slightly woody scent, rosemary softens and balances the blend. Use 8 drops.

These 30 drops of essential oils (approximately 1.5ml) make up about 5% of the total volume in a 30ml perfume. The remaining volume (28.5ml) should be a mix of ethyl alcohol and water.

  1. 100% Ethyl Alcohol from This forms the base of your perfume. Use 21ml.
  2. Distilled Water: This dilutes the alcohol and essential oils, resulting in a well-rounded fragrance. Use 7.5ml.

Steps to Create Your Perfume:

  1. Use the glass dropper to add each essential oil into your perfume bottle.
  2. Add the 100% ethyl alcohol to the mixture.
  3. Finish off with the distilled water.
  4. Gently shake the bottle to mix the ingredients thoroughly.
  5. Allow your perfume to rest for at least 48 hours. This 'maturing' period allows the scents to meld together harmoniously.

Your Peppermint Pulse perfume is now ready to invigorate your senses! As you embrace this blend, you're also embracing your creativity, values, and the satisfaction of crafting a perfume that's uniquely yours.

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