Rose Perfume




This is a very simple way to create a great smelling perfume out of a 2 red roses and some water.

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Step 1: Materials

You will need:
2 Roses
1 cup of water
a SMALL pot.
1 TBS of 70% rubbing alcohol
1 spray bottle

Step 2: Boil the Water Add Make the Perfume

Add the water to the pot and turn the heat on medium on a small burner, then wait till it boils. Once it is at a roaring boil take the petals off the roses and cut each one in half then drop them all into the water let it boil for 5-10 minutes or until the water smells like roses.

Step 3: Almost Done

Once the water smells like roses add 1 TBS of 70% rubbing alcohol this gives it a nice and benign scent that compliments the smell of the roses.

Step 4: Pour It.

Pour it into the spray bottle and give it to your sweet.( make sure to spray a bit on your arm and make sure it smells nice)

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    8 Discussions


    9 years ago on Introduction

    is rubbing alcohol an isoprophyl alcohol.. How can get that alcohol@@


    10 years ago on Step 1

    are there any other names for the alcohol and is this safe for children to make?


    10 years ago on Introduction

    was this project really made and it is perfect???? i'd try this but the smell wont last after a day it smells in like a decay rose..


    10 years ago on Step 3

    is rubbing alcohol an isoprophyl alcohol???.. why do we need rubbing alcohol that to ethyl alcohol??? please answer it now please

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    10 years ago on Introduction

    .. was this project is already perfect??.. i mean has it scent after all these procedures???..


    10 years ago on Introduction

    A) I think you mean the petals, not the leaves. While the leaves contain some oils which can be harvested for various purposes, they don't smell that great. B) If it isn't going to be used right away, freezing will preserve the scent much longer. C) Making an oil based perfume will last longer, though it takes a lot more rose petals per ounce of liquid... Otherwise, great instructable! Nice pics and good spelling/grammar, combined with easy to follow steps.

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