Hair perfume is a new way to let those you pass by smell the fresh aroma of essential oils. Gently spray on your hair to keep it smelling fresh and clean. Feel free to mix and match other essential oils to create your desired scent.
⅓ cup rose water
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3 drops Lavender essential oil
5 drops Ylang Ylang oil essential oil
4 drops Rosemary oil essential oil
5 drops Sandalwood oil essential oil
4 drops Grapefruit oil essential oil
In a glass spray bottle, combine rose water, vanilla extract, and essential oils. Add more or less essential oils depending on your preference. Shake and spray on hair as desired.
Essential Oil Properties In This Recipe
Lavender Essential Oil:
Aroma: Sweet, floral, herbaceous, light fresh and soft aroma
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, marjoram, oakmoss, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, pine, ravensara, rose, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, vetiver, pine, and nutmeg.
Properties: Calming, sleep-inducing, antiseptic, analgesic, disinfectant, anti-inflammatory, anti-convulsant, anti-rheumatic, anti-spasmodic, antifungal, antiviral, bactericide, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, cordial, cytophylactic, decongestant, deodorant, diuretic, emmenagogue, hypotensive, nervine, rubefacient, sedative, sudorific and vulnerary.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil:
Aroma: Exotic, sweet smell, floral and rich.
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, clove, eucalyptus lemon, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lemon, litsea cubeba, mandarin, neroli, opopanax, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, peru balsam, petitgrain, rose, rosewood, sandalwood, tuberose and vetiver
Properties: Antidepressant, antiseborrhoeic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, hypotensive, nervine and sedative.
Rosemary Essential Oil:
Aroma: Strong herbal smell, refreshing, camphor-like with a woody-balsamic undertone
Pairs Well With: Basil, black pepper, bergamot, cedarwood, cinnamon, clary sage, citronella, elemi, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, lavender, lemongrass, peppermint, ravensara, tea tree, and thyme.
Properties: Hair growth stimulant, disinfectant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, analgesic substance. analgesic, antidepressant, astringent, carminative, cephalic, cholagogue, cordial, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, hepatic, hypertensive, nervine, rubefacient, stimulant, sudorific and tonic.
Sandalwood Essential Oil:
Aroma: Alluring, exotic smell, subtle, floral, soft woody aroma with resinous, balsamic undertones that are empowering.
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, Black pepper, Geranium, Frankincense, Jasmine, Lavender, Myrrh, Rose, Vanilla, Vetiver and Ylang-Ylang. All citrus oils.
Properties: Antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, sedative and tonic.
Grapefruit Essential Oil:
Aroma: Sweet, tangy, citrus, and sharp refreshing smell.
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, geranium, ginger, juniper, lavender, lemon, mandarin, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, rosemary, thyme and ylang ylang.
Properties: Antidepressant, antiseptic, aperitif, diuretic, disinfectant, lymphatic stimulant, tonic and anti-infectious.