Introduction: Homemade Before-You-Go Toilet Spray

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It was a hard reality to face when I moved in with Nikki 5 years ago but the harsh reality of life is that everybody "poos". Even ladies. The longer you are with someone, the more the mystery disappears. That said, if there is something we wouldn't mind keeping mysterious in our relationship it's the smells that happen in toilet time.

In this tutorial I'll be teaching you how to make a concoction that you spray in the potty before you go that virtually eliminates any smell from escaping your private moment. (This is difficult to keep in professional terms)

Step 1: Supplies Needed

The Ingredient and Supply List

- 2oz Spray Bottle

- Essential Oils (Your choice)

- Rubbing Alcohol, Witch Hazel or Vodka (Pick one. They are interchangeable.)

- Water

Step 2: Make Your Mixture

We had vodka on the bar and who doesn't like peppermint and eucalyptus.

Ratios: Mix 10 drops of your choice essential oils with 1 tbsp of your vodka (or whatever you're using) in the spray bottle. Fill the rest of the bottle with water.

Shake Well.

The result should be a milky white mixture.

Note: I have the mixture in the glass for your convenience so you can reference the coloring.

Step 3: Directions for Use

Now that you've perfected your mixture you are ready to use your "before-you-go" spray.


- Spray 5 pumps directly into the commode before you go.

- Do your thing. Read the paper. Check Facebook on your phone. Write an Instructable.

- Flush and sniff in amazement!

Step 4: Conclusion

This is a simple DIY project but it will be greatly appreciated by the people around you. Give it a shot and let me know how you like it in the comments section. Enjoy!

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