Boost Your Day With 6 Diffuser Days DIYs
Diffuser Days is an unquestionably unique blend made with some of the best essential oil singles on the market. When you open the bottle, notes of citrus oil from Mandarin and Sweet Orange essential oil waft through the air, promoting feelings of lightheartedness and an uplifted spirit. It is encompassed by deeper, yet sweet aromatics of blooming roses which bring a sense of ease. The addition of Coconut oil CO2 creates a reminiscence of warm summer days by the ocean.[1,2,3]
Last, but certainly not least, to reach the senses is the fusion of earthy and grounding elements – a combination of Patchouli, Tobacco, Gurjun Balsam and Damiana. The harmony of this blend has the ability to recall memories of one’s youth without pinning down an exact moment in time.
With an indifference to being put in a box, this exceptional and inspired blend appeals to all sexes. It refreshes the spirit to improve a dour mood, relax a moody temperament and better one’s mindset by centering and steadying the mind, releasing pent-up anxiety and stress.
With this in mind, we put together DIY recipes so that you can optimize this blend for your spiritual needs and aromatic pleasure. Besides using this blend in a diffuser to permeate your living space and better your mental clarity and peace of mind, the following DIY recipes will imbue you with a sense of accomplishment.
#1 DIY Room Spray
It's easy to use any essential oil as a diffuser blend but most diffusers are not as portable as a room spray. Straightforward and uncomplicated, this easy DIY recipe can be used all over the house, including in the bathroom. Room sprays also make great DIY recipe gifts.
- 4 oz Glass Bottle and Mister Top
- 1 oz 190-proof Grain Alcohol
- 3 oz Distilled water
- 40 drops Diffuser Days essential oil blend
Instructions: Add 1 oz of Grain Alcohol to a 4 oz Glass Spray Bottle with a spray top and add 40 drops of essential oils. Let this mixture infuse for at least 4 hours or overnight to give the essential oils a chance to infuse into the alcohol. Then fill the rest of the bottle with 3 oz of Distilled Water. Shake to combine.
#2 DIY Natural Aromatherapy Perfume
Perfumes today are made with a multitude of chemicals. In fact, most commercial cosmetic manufacturers use fragrances whose exact composition is not disclosed. These chemicals have been found to be sensitizers, hormone disruptors, reproductive toxins and contact dermatitis triggers.[4,5,6] Instead, take charge of your well-being by following this easy-to-make and carefree DIY perfume with essential oils.
- 2 tbsp Shea Butter (approximately 1 oz)
- 2 tbsp Jojoba Carrier Oil (approximately 1 oz)
- 2 tbsp Beeswax (approximately 1 oz)
- 3 oz Glass Jar
- 45-50 drops Diffuser Days Essential Oil Blend
- In a double boiler, add Shea Butter, Jojoba and Beeswax.
- Once melted, remove from heat and whisk in the essential oil.
- Immediately pour the mixture into the container, scraping the sides of the pot with a rubber spatula for easy clean-up.
- Carefully close the container and move it to the fridge to harden and cure overnight.
#3 DIY Bath Salts
This bath salt blend will release your pent up energy while uplifting the spirit and grounding your soul.
- Glass or Ceramic Bowl
- 1 cup Epsom Salts
- ½ cup Castile Soap
- 6 drops of Diffuser Days Essential Oil Blend
Instructions: Combine ingredients in the bowl. Run a warm bath and swirl in the bath salt. Climb in and soak for at least 15 minutes.
#4 DIY Body Lotion
If you cant get enough of Diffuser Day, use in your moisturizer for ultimate skin nourishment.
- 1 oz (or 2 oz) Glass Jar with Lid
- 1 oz (or 2 oz) Unscented Lotion
- 10 drops (or 20 drops) of Diffuser Days Essential Oil Blend
Use this lotion as often as is needed.
#5 DIY Candle
Candle-making is not only a science but an art form for some. To keep it simple, start by choosing the right ingredients and materials. A few of the basic items you will need are wax, wicks, containers and essential oils.
- Wax: After choosing your container, weigh your container then fill it with water and weigh it again, leaving a little more than an inch of space at the top. Subtract the weights to determine the amount of wax you will need.
- Essential Oils: A 6% dilution is recommended, or 1 oz of essential oil per 1 lb of wax. Check out this fragrance calculator for candlemaking.
- We love to repurpose objects into candle containers. However, you want to ensure they are heat safe. Materials such as glass, ceramic, enamel, cast iron and tin are optimal candle containers. Avoid materials such as plastic, wood and terra cotta.
- To get started, you will need a Scale to measure ingredients, a Double Boiler, a Thermometer to reach the proper temperature for adding essential oils, a heat-safe Spoon or glass stirring rod, Wicks, a Wick Holder such as a pencil to wrap the wick around and Wick Stickers to keep the wick in place at the bottom of the container.
Using a double boiler allows for monitoring the wax temperature and prevents overheating and burning of the wax on the bottom of your pan. If you do not own a double boiler, you can make one by placing a heat-safe container with a tapered spout, such as a glass Pyrex measuring container, into a pot. Fill the pot until it reaches halfway up the container.
Keep the handle of your Pyrex container outside of, or above the pot so you’re not reaching into a pot of boiling water when it comes time to remove it.
- Set the double boiler on medium heat. Add your wax and let it melt. Using your thermometer, wait for the wax to reach 185°F, then remove the top portion of the double boiler from the heat or the Pyrex container.
- While the wax heats, warm your candle container by placing it in a 120°F preheated oven for a few minutes. This helps the wax adhere to the container sides.
- Place the wick sticker in the center of the bottom of the candle container, then place the bottom end of the wick onto the sticker.
- Wrap the top portion of the wick around a pencil or wick holder so that the wick remains centered in the jar.
- Once the wax cools to 160°F, slowly and gently stir in your essential oils to avoid creating bubbles in the wax.
- Once the wax reaches 100-130°F, slowly pour the wax into the candle container. Use a rubber spatula to scrape and pour all of the liquid wax into the candle. If needed, gently heat up any wax that has started to harden in your bowl and add that to the candle.
- Let the candle sit for 24 hours to cure before use.
#6 DIY Shower Steamers
Another optimal use for Diffuser Days is to make DIY shower steamers. After baking and once dried, the steamers should hold their shape.
- 2 cups Baking Soda
- ½ cup Water (more water if necessary to make a moldable paste)
- Heat-safe Silicone Mold
- 6-8 drops Diffuser Days Essential Oil Blend
- Preheat your oven to 350 F
- Combine ingredients. If the concoction is too dry, add a little more water.
- Once the mixture is pasty, press it into the mold, pressing out any air bubbles.
- Even out the top of the mold with a spoon or with the flat edge of a knife.
- Place the mold on a baking sheet and heat in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
- Remove from the oven and let the mold shapes cool and dry completely before removing them from the mold, otherwise they may break apart.
Store them in a glass jar. Once ready to use, add 6-8 drops of the Diffuser Days essential oil blend onto one steamer and put the steamer at the bottom of the shower, just past the steady stream of water so it dissolves slowly.
Breathe in deeply while showering to take in the calming aroma.
- Patchouli Oil Uses and Benefits https://www.healthline.com/health/patchouli-oil#about
- Therapeutic efficacy of rose oil: A comprehensive review of clinical evidence https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5511972/
- Orange Essential Oil Uses, Benefits and Safety https://www.healthline.com/health/orange-essential-oil-uses
- Why Smelling Good Could Come With A Cost To Health https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/may/23/fragrance-perfume-personal-cleaning-products-health-issues
- Ubiquity, Hazardous Effects, and Risk Assessment of Fragrances in Consumer Products https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7825391/
- Fragranced consumer products: exposures and effects from emissions https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5093181/