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It's no secret that buying perfume can be a pretty pricey endeavor. Some of them cost hundreds of dollars per ounce. So what's a girl on a budget to do? Make your own, of course. There are tons of combinations you can use to make your own personal scent without breaking the ban. Here are some ideas to get you started.

1. Tiny Flower Perfumes

Not only do these mini perfumes smell great, but they also look pretty too.

Ingredients:

1 ounce sweet almond oil

14 drops ylang ylang oil

8 drops lavender oil

7 drops Cypress oil

5 drops blue yarrow oil

4 drops sweet orange oil

Directions:

Place small dried flowers into mini glass roller ball bottles. Then blend the oils in the bottles.

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2. Lemon Lavender Roll Ons

Roll on perfume is such a great invention! This one has the relaxing scent of lavender combined with the invigorating fresh scent of lemon. You're going to love it!

Ingredients:

Sweet almond oil

Lemon oil

Lavender oil

Directions:

Fill roll on bottles 3/4 full with the almond oil. Add 2 drops each of lavender and lemon oil and shake to combine.

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3. Fruity Roll on Oil

When you need something fresh to give you a pick me up, this is the scent for you.

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon Grapeseed oil

2 drops sweet orange oil

3 drops mandarin oil

3 drops neroli oil

2 drops cedarwood atlas oil

Directions:

Place all of the oils, except the grapeseed oil, in roller ball bottles. Swirl to combine. Top of with the grapeseed oil and shake to mix.

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4. Grapefruit and Peppermint Perfume

If ever there was a DIY perfume that would wake you up and totally invigorate you, this is the one.

Ingredients:

1/2 ounce jojoba oil

1/2 ounce fractioned coconut oil

10 drops peppermint oil

15 drops grapefruit oil

Directions:

Place the jojoba and coconut oil in a roller ball bottles. Add the essential oils and shake to combine.

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5. Sweet Orange and Rose Perfume

Here's a girly and fruity perfume that you are going to love. Get ready for some compliments!

Ingredients:

Pinch rose petals

Pinch dried orange peel

5 drops rose absolute

25 drops sweet orange oil

20 drops tangerine oil

1/2 tablespoon fractioned coconut oil

Directions:

Place the rose and orange peel in a roller ball bottle. Add the essential oils and the coconut oil, shaking to combine.

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6. Vanilla and Sandalwood Solid Perfume

You're going to love this retro style of perfume. It's solid so you can gently apply it to your skin with ease.

Ingredients:

4 tablespoons packed beeswax, grated

4 tablespoons almond oil

27 to 32 drops sandalwood oil

27 to 32 drops vanilla oil

25 to 30 drops grapefruit oil

20 to 25 drops bergamot oil

Directions:

Melt beeswax over low heat in a double boiler. Stir in the almond oil and stir well, removing from the heat. Cool to 120 degrees, then add the rest of the oils. Pour into a mold or small container to harden.

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7. Vanilla Orange Body Spray

I love body spray because you only need a little to smell great and it's a little less intense than most perfumes. I think you're going to love this one.

Ingredients:

Peels from 4 oranges

Water

1 cup water

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon plain vinegar

Directions:

Place the orange peels in a pot and just cover with water. Bring to a boil, them remove from the heat and cover. Allow to stand for 12 to 24 hours. Strain the liquid, discarding the peels. Combine 1/4 cup of the liquid with 1 cup water and the vanilla and vinegar. Pour into a spray bottle.

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8. Honeysuckle Solid Perfume

This scent will take you back to the summers of your childhood. It works great for day and night.

Ingredients:

2 ounces solid perfume base

1/2 ounce honeysuckle oil

1/4 teaspoon rose gold mica

10 small tins

Directions:

Melt 2 ounces of the perfume in the microwave, 30 seconds at a time. Add the honeysuckle oil and rose gold mica and stir to combine. Pour into the tins and allow to harden.

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9. Homemade Vanilla Perfume

There's something so comforting about the smell of vanilla and you're going to find it with this DIY perfume.

Ingredients:

8 to 10 vanilla beans

Vodka

Jojoba oil

Directions:

Slit open the vanilla beans and remove the paste. Put the paste in a jar. Chop the rest of the vanilla beans and add them to the jar. Cover with vodka and allow to sit for at least 3 weeks, but up to 2 months. Strain the liquid into a container and add double the amount in jojoba oil.

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10. Musk Cologne

Many girls prefer male scents and this one definitely fits the bill. It's also a great gift for the men in your life.

Ingredients:

10 drops lime oil

8 drops patchouli oil

6 drops fennel oil

2 1/2 ounces vodka

2 tablespoons water

Directions:

Combine the oils with the vodka in a glass container. Shake and set aside for 48 hours. Add 2 tablespoons water and shake well.

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11. Jasmine Aloe Body Mist

If you love floral scents, you are going to adore this one. People everywhere are going to be asking where they can get it too.

Ingredients:

3 ounces witch hazel with aloe vera

1 ounce vegetable glycerin

25 drops jasmine oil

Dried flowers

Flaked mica

Directions:

Place the dried flowers and mica in a 4-ounce spray bottle. Add the witch hazel and glycerin. Add the jasmine oil and swirl gently to combine.

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Which one do you want to try first?