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Refreshing Summer Cologne Formula

Refreshing Summer Cologne Formula

Just because artificial fragrances can be harmful to our health doesn’t mean we can’t still smell delicious without them. This cologne formula is light and very refreshing—just the thing for warm summer days—and it uses all-natural ingredients. Not only that, some of them are thought to be cheering, concentration-enhancing, and relaxing!

Some of us like to keep this delightfully fresh cologne in the fridge for a cooling, uplifting spritz when we need one. Read the formula here:

INGREDIENTS

1/2 part essential oil blend
1 1/2 parts water
8 parts vodka, rum, or brandy

Essential Oil Blend

10 parts lemon essential oil
10 parts rosemary essential oil
5 parts lavender essential oil
5 parts bergamot essential oil

1. Combine ingredients thoroughly, pour into a glass jar with a screw lid, and allow to sit for 3 to 6 weeks.

2. Decant finished cologne into a spritz bottle or a blue or amber glass bottle.

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By Annie B. Bond

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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7 comments

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2:42PM PST on Dec 29, 2013

Thank you

10:47AM PDT on Jul 15, 2013

Sounds good,thanks for sharing

9:21PM PDT on Jul 12, 2012

sounds wonderful.

1:08AM PDT on Jul 11, 2012

This could be a lot of fun and just think of the wonderful mess I could do with it all! Thanks for most entertaiing article! and, "yes" I will try it!

11:58AM PDT on Aug 1, 2011

Will try.. Thanx.

12:47AM PDT on Jun 28, 2011

Sounds nice. Thanks.

3:01AM PDT on Apr 25, 2011

sounds clean and fresh...

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