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Mini Perfumes

Cool Science

overview

make custom scents for all your friends! test out creative olfactory combinations by adding a drop or two of different essential oils to a strip of paper, and fanning it beneath your nose.

45 minutes

maker checklist

  • chapstick container
  • double boiler/microwave
  • glass jar for heating wax
  • craft stick
  • small paper cup
  • 1 tbsp jojoba oil
  • 1 tbsp Beeswax
  • essential oils in your favorite scents
  • circle stickers + sharpies for labeling

instructions

1

set an empty lip balm tube into a base (like a tiny glass or bowl of rice) to hold it upright.

tip!

make sure the mechanism inside the tube is fully rolled down before adding the mix.

2

melt the beeswax granules over a double boiler or in a microwave; mix in the jojoba oil.

3

shake 20-30 drops of your favorite scent oils into paper cup, and add a tablespoon of the melted wax mixture. stir to combine.

4

pour the scented wax, carefully and slowly, into the lip balm tube. set aside to cool.

5

decorate sticker labels with sharpies and add them to your mini perfume tubes!