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DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk: Seductive Fragrance


About the author: Jinane Doughan is a professional make-up artist with a degree from the French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. She specialized in natural handmade skincare and haircare products.
Her YouTube channel, Jinane World, has 600+ educational videos and 100K+ subscribers.
She is an accredited Master Trainer and gives courses at a reputed academy that has 16 branches worldwide. She sells online courses about natural skincare.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice. Use any natural skincare or haircare products at your own risk and perform a patch test before use.

Introducing our latest fragrance creation: DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. If you’re a perfume enthusiast looking to craft a seductive and luxurious scent at home, this is the perfect recipe for you. Our expert blend of premium musk cube, lavender carrier oil, and a rich cream base promises to deliver an irresistible and enchanting aroma.

In this article, we’ll take you through the step-by-step process of creating this captivating creamy perfume, leaving you with a fragrance that’s uniquely yours. Get ready to embark on a scented journey that’s sure to captivate the senses and leave a lasting impression wherever you go.

Ingredients Needed

  • Cream base
  • Musk cube, of high quality
  • Lavender oil – Carrier
  • Aloe vera gel
  • Vegetable glycerine
  • Musk essential oil
  • Mica color powder. I will use gold mica and bronze mica. You can use a blend of two or a single color.

Choose high-quality ingredients to boost the effectiveness and safety of your DIY beauty products. Also, where an essential oil is included in my recipes, I utilize either of two types of essential oils: pure, if added in drops, or diluted, if mixed in grams.

Tools Needed

  • Scale to weigh quantities
  • Knife to cut the musk
  • Grater to shred the musk
  • 2 bowls
  • Whisk
  • Wooden spatula
  • Wooden popsicle
  • Small glass container to store the DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk

Prior to use, ensure that both your utensils and containers are properly cleaned and disinfected. Wash them with warm soapy water, dry with a tissue, and then sanitize by spraying with 70% medical alcohol. Wipe them clean and let them air dry before use.

Steps: DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk

We are going to make 100 grams (3.52 oz) of the creamy perfume.

1- Start by cutting a 2-gram (0.070 oz) piece from the musk cube.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Cut a piece of the musk cube
Cut a piece of the musk cube

2- Using a fine grater, shred the musk piece into a bowl.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Shred the piece of musk
Shred the piece of musk

3- Add 10 grams (0.35 oz) of lavender carrier oil.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Add lavender carrier oil
Add lavender carrier oil

4- Mix the 2 ingredients.

5- Place the bowl in a hot water bath to melt the musk. It should take one minute to melt the musk while stirring. Don’t let the contents get too hot. Remove the bowl from the hot bath, and let it cool down.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Melt the musk in a hot water bath
Melt the musk in a hot water bath

6- In a second bowl, add 100 grams (3.52 oz) of the cream base.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Add cream base
Add cream base in a second bowl

7- After the mix of the lavender oil and musk has cooled down, with the tip of a wooden popsicle, add a little of mica color powder. Here, I chose gold mica with bronze mica. You can choose any one color you like, or use a blend of two mica colors like I did.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Add mica color powder to the lavender oil and musk mix
Add mica color powder to the lavender oil and musk mix

8- Mix the color powder thoroughly with the lavender oil and musk.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Mix the colors
Mix the color

9- Pour the colored mixture of the lavender oil, musk, and mica color over the cream base.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Pour the colored mixture over the cream base
Pour the colored mixture over the cream base

10- Mix thoroughly the ingredients.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Mix very well
Mix very well

11- Add 3 grams (0.10 oz) of musk essential oil.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Add musk essential oil
Add musk essential oil

12- Mix again very well. It is better now to use a whisk.

13- Add 1 gram (0.035 oz) of vegetable glycerine.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Add vegetable glycerine
Add vegetable glycerine

14- Add 1 gram (0.035 oz) of aloe vera gel.

DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Add aloe vera gel
Add aloe vera gel

15- Using the whisk, give the ingredients a final, thorough mix.

16- Scoop the DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk into a glass container and seal it.

17- You’re done! Store it in a cabinet, away from sunlight, for 3 days. Then, you can start using it.

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DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk. Final product

How To Use: DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk

Using your DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk is a delightful experience that will keep you feeling enchanting all day long. Follow these simple steps to make the most of your crafted fragrance:

  1. Application: Gently dab a small amount of the creamy perfume on your pulse points, such as your wrists, behind your ears, and the base of your throat. The natural warmth of these areas will help release the fragrance slowly, ensuring a long-lasting scent.
  2. Reapplication: While the creamy texture of your perfume allows for longer-lasting wear, reapplication throughout the day can intensify the fragrance and keep you feeling fresh. A small touch-up can work wonders, especially after physical activity or during warm weather.
  3. Gifting: Your DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk is a thoughtful and unique gift for friends and loved ones. Package it in a beautiful container and share the joy of a custom fragrance with others.

Remember, a little goes a long way with creamy perfumes, so use it sparingly for an elegant and lasting effect.

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Benefits: DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk

Discover the top 5 benefits of using DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk:

  1. Unique Signature Scent: Crafting your own creamy perfume with musk allows you to create a signature scent that is entirely unique to you. Embrace the opportunity to express your individuality through a personalized aroma that resonates with your personality and style.
  2. Long-lasting Fragrance: The creamy texture of the perfume helps to hold the fragrance on your skin for an extended period. Unlike alcohol-based perfumes that evaporate quickly, this creamy formula releases the musky and lavender notes gradually, ensuring a longer-lasting and captivating scent experience.
  3. Natural Ingredients: With a blend of premium musk cube, lavender carrier oil, and other natural ingredients like aloe vera gel and vegetable glycerine, your DIY creamy perfume is free from harsh chemicals and synthetic additives. Embrace the goodness of nature and enjoy the soothing and nourishing benefits of natural ingredients on your skin.
  4. Aromatherapy Benefits: Lavender oil, known for its calming properties, combines harmoniously with the alluring scent of musk to provide aromatherapy benefits. Wearing this creamy perfume can promote relaxation, reduce stress, and enhance your overall sense of well-being, making it a perfect fragrance for everyday use.
  5. Eco-friendly and Sustainable: By creating your own creamy perfume at home, you contribute to a more eco-friendly and sustainable approach to fragrance. You have control over the ingredients and packaging, allowing you to reduce waste and choose environmentally responsible options.

Elevate your scent game, cherish the beauty of natural ingredients, and make a positive impact on both yourself and the environment.

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Frequently Asked Questions: DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk

1. Is it difficult to make my own creamy perfume with musk?
Not at all! Creating your DIY creamy perfume with musk is a fun and straightforward process. With the right ingredients and our step-by-step guide, you’ll be crafting your signature scent in no time.

2. How long will the fragrance last on my skin?
Due to the cream base, your perfume’s fragrance will have better staying power compared to alcohol-based perfumes. Depending on the amount applied and individual body chemistry, the scent can last anywhere from 4 to 8 hours or more.

3. Can I customize the fragrance by adjusting the ingredients?
Absolutely! One of the best aspects of making your own perfume is the freedom to customize the scent according to your preferences. You can experiment with different proportions of musk, lavender oil, or even add other essential oils to create a unique blend that suits your taste.

4. Are there any skin allergies or sensitivities to be concerned about?
Since this DIY creamy perfume uses natural ingredients, it is generally well-tolerated by most skin types. However, it’s essential to conduct a patch test before applying it to larger areas, especially if you have sensitive skin or known allergies to any of the ingredients.

5. How should I store my homemade creamy perfume?
To preserve the fragrance’s quality, store your DIY perfume in a cool, dark place, away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. Using dark glass containers can also help protect the perfume from light exposure, maintaining its potency and aroma for a longer time.

We hope these FAQs answered your questions. Enjoy your scented journey with your enchanting DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk.

More articles on how to make your own perfumes:

Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The steps to make the DIY Creamy Perfume with Musk are demonstrated in this video.


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