Tuesday

Clean Living // Organic Body Spray

 Confession: I don't normally wear perfume. It's not that I have anything against it, I just haven't found a scent that's "me" yet. I do enjoy having a body mist on hand, though, for a light, fresh scent that isn't overpowering. This time around, I made a lavender + vanilla body spray for the colder months and plan to make a citrus spray once spring rolls around.

 Here's how I did it:

Ingredients:
1/2 cup distilled water
2 tsp witch hazel
2 tsp essential oil (I used 1 tsp vanilla + 1 tsp lavender)
One spray bottle

This recipe is easy as pie. Simply add the ingredients to the spray bottle and shake well! I found this spray bottle at a local grocery store and spray painted it gold to give it a bit of character. I really love the soft, fresh scent it gives; planning on spraying the room with this scent next time I do yoga for a relaxing vibe. 


25 comments:

  1. This is such a good idea! I never would have thought of it.

    Allyson
    http://allysonwonderlandphotography.com

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  2. two of my favorite scents, must try this!

    Jordan
    http://www.jordan-kearney.blogspot.ca/

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  3. Nice, love that you have made it yourself, maybe I have to try it myself... I'v just started my own blog, I blog from Norway and one of the posts I'm planning quite soon is a review of some organic make-up and hair products I have purchased. Take a look if you're interested!

    Solrun
    http://www.thishouseblog.wordpress.com

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  4. I wear Coach Legacy perfume. It reminds me of a grassy field, and has been "my" scent since the moment I discovered it. If you are looking, it may be "you" too as your photographs suggest you have the same affinity for grassy fields I do. It's why I fell in love with it in the first place, as wearing it takes me to that place :) It's sweet but subtle, nice for every day wear.

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  5. I am so going to try this on the weekend! Beautiful pictures!xo

    www.faraway-skies.blogspot.com

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  6. In what form are you using witch hazel? It's originally an herb, right? Are you using witch hazel oil?

    Thanks for clarifying! :)

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  7. mmm, sounds nice. :) yay for organic/all-natural living! ;)

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  8. this is so cool! i'll definitely have to try it. :)

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  9. Such a lovely idea!

    http://erstwhilefelicity.blogspot.co.uk/

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  10. That sounds like it smells fantastic. I'm all for more natural beauty products.

    xoxo Lorelai
    Seams Unbiased

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  11. This sounds AMAZING!!! Definitely going to give it a try!!

    blog:
    aandfphotos.blogspot.com

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  12. Okay i just have to say that that last flower photo is wonderful.

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  13. Love the simplicity of this! Must try!

    Megan

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  14. great idea, i'm so making one of these cuz I hardy wear perfume also.

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  15. i love lavender and vanilla! must make this :)

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  16. I'm not much of a perfume wearer either, but I love making my own body spray with essential oils. Cedarwood, frankincense & bergamont is a combination I enjoy :)

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  17. I do a few clean living things, I've been gradually changing things like using glass instead of plastic and things like that. But you are making me want to take it a step further and make my own lotions, soaps and sprays. I may have to do this little bundle you've featured.

    Thanks for the inspiration!
    Joanna

    http://wearebeholden.blogspot.com

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  18. I love vanilla and lavender and I think this is such a wonderful idea! And I'm sure going to make this. :)

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  20. I have to try this , would be such an awesome alternative .

    xo Meg<3

    Meghan Silva's Blog

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  21. I love this! I've wanted to create my own perfume, and this is the next best thing! This would smell so lovely and I can't wait to try this out :)

    xoxo
    Nat

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  22. Thank you for sharing. Amazing recipe and beautiful photography!

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  23. I`m thinking about doing something similar quiet for a while!
    Thanks for posting this and being so encouraging!

    xoxo

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