There are many reasons for wanting to make your own perfume at home; For us the main one is environmental protection, but in the midst of this acute economic crisis, saving can be a more than valid excuse.
With the spices you use in the kitchen, you can make eau de cologne even if you may not believe it, and it will also have a very pleasant spicy aroma.
It is a homemade perfumery recipe that makes it very easily and the result is an exotic fragrance eau de cologne, which you can pack in a beautiful bottle and make a gift.
Read below how to make a cologne with spices and how to decorate the container to make a special gift.
- 2 cups of vodka
- 1 nutmeg chopped
- 3 cinnamon sticks
- 2 tbsp. coriander seeds
- The peel of an orange
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 tbsp. cloves
- A glass jar with a tight lid
Step by Step:
Start by sterilizing the glass jar. To do this, put it in a saucepan with boiling water and let it boil for 15 minutes. Then remove it with tweezers and let it air dry.
Pour the vodka into the jar and add the crushed cinnamon sticks, coriander seeds, bay leaves, spiral-cut dried orange peel, chopped nutmeg, and whole cloves. Close the jar and marinate the colony in a cool, dark place for two weeks.
After that time, strain the ingredients and pack the colony in another previously sterilized jar that closes hermetically. You can place some coriander seeds, a few bay leaves or an orange spiral inside the colony to decorate.