MAKE IT / REFRESHING FACE MISTS
i’m obsessed with mists, especially anything with rose water. i leave them by my bed, at my desk, keep a small one on my sink, etc. they instantly make me feel a bit more relaxed and fresh and relaxed. we thought it would be fun to experiment with different combos of scents and oils and make some for ourselves (since they can be pretty pricey when you have as many as i do!) we’re going to share a few of our favorite combinations below and we’re also going to share the label i designed so you can print them and make some on your own.
what we used:
••• PRINT THESE LABELS that I designed for the bottles (click to download HERE (5008))
you definitely don’t need to purchase all of those items. we wanted to try different combinations so we went overboard with options. but if you do purchase several things, a little goes a long way. you only use a little of each product when you’re making the sprays so you could keep the extras around for refills or gifts. here are some of our favorite combinations…
calm down: rose water + witch hazel – to make this, fill your bottle 1/3 of the way up with distilled water, slowly add three tablespoons of rose water and witch hazel. you can adjust this amount depending on preference. we added a little more rose water because i love the smell.
cool down: cucumber + aloe – this combo is perfect for a in the sun. 1/3 cup distilled water, 30 drops cucumber seed oil and 4 tablespoons aloe vera oil. this one will separate so shake before using.
sleep tight: lavender + orange – the verdict was mixed on if orange was relaxing or energizing but we liked the combo so much we decided to leave it. we used distilled water and then 30 drops of lavender oil and only 10 drops of orange.
don’t forget to download the labels above and you can make your own as gifts!
photos by sheila gim for designlovefest