My Favorite Fragrance Oils for Lotion
There are so many wonderful fragrance oils available at Natures Garden that can be used in scented lotion. Some of these scented oils are uniquely original NG aromas and other fragrances were inspired by amazing scents that already exist, but they are all great for making different homemade recipes. My name is Bailey and I love creating my very own homemade lotions! Also, I really enjoy the designer duplicates that Natures Garden has recreated, because it allows me to use some of my favorite scents in any recipes that I want! While you may have different opinions about your favorite lotion scents, I wanted to share some of my favorite fragrance oils for lotion.
One amazing scent for homemade lotion is the designer aroma of You Sexy Thing You Fragrance Oil. This gorgeous aroma is Natures Garden’s take on Victoria’s Secret’s Sexy Little Things perfume. The aroma of this fragrance oil is exotic and floral. This tempting aroma begins with a floral blend of orchid, jasmine, and freesia. Also, this scent has sensual musks and sandalwood that create a gorgeous scent. Such a gorgeous aroma! I love this scent in my scented lotions because it works as perfume, too. This lotion leaves my skin feeling soft and smelling absolutely captivating.
My Favorite Fragrance Oils for Lotion: Hawaiian Suntan Fragrance Oil
Also, you can use the fantastic scent of our Hawaiian Suntan Fragrance Oil for homemade lotion. This gorgeous summertime aroma is a scrumptious scent for both regular and suntan lotion. This delightful dupe of Hawaiian Tropic’s suntan lotion has bright notes that will whisk you away to a sandy paradise. I love the aroma of this fruity scent with its notes of creamy coconut, passion fruit, guava, pineapple, banana, melon, and grapefruit. It’s perfect for creating deliciously scented lotion that is reminiscent of relaxing days at the beach.
Next, we have the scent of the vibrant Coconut Cabana Fragrance Oil. This bright and happy fragrance oil is based off of the aroma of a scent from Bath and Body Works, Coco Cabana fragrance. This scent oil blends the true scent of cocoa butter and tropical fruits to get a paradise aroma that can’t be beat! Plus, the note of coco butter is amplified in a lotion recipe that uses Cocoa Butter Golden Natural to add to an amazing lotion scent! Plus, this fun, tropical aroma is perfect for summer time lotions due to the notes of coconut, fruits, vanilla, and so much more!
Also, the Acai Berry Fragrance Oil has a scent that I absolutely adore! Ever since I tried out the Acai Berry Smoothie Sugar Scrub Recipe I have been in love with this fragrance oil. The unique scent of the tropical acai berry blends perfectly with the sweet cherry, plum, violet petals, and the woodsy base. I have tried this scent in my own lotion recipes and find it to be irresistible every single time!
Another yummy fruit scent for homemade lotion is the Camu Camu Fragrance Oil. This scent is a sweet and tangy blend inspired by the aroma of Scenty’s Camu Camu scent that is hard to forget! I love the delicious blend of tart berries, juicy fruits, and floral notes with green base notes blended with sweet vanilla. This is one of those tasty scents that is perfect for everyday lotions. I love this fruity aroma in my hand cream recipes because I can take the deliciously scented lotion where ever I go!
Next, we have my favorite scented oil for fall lotions. The Autumn Woods Fragrance Oil is a gorgeous duplication of Yankee’s Autumn Woods candle scent. While it was originally made for candles, it makes a fantastic lotion scent. The aroma is like a brisk walk through the park on a beautiful fall day with the scent of crisp fallen leaves, fresh pine, and sweet berries fallen from their branches. These scents create everything wonderful about this awe inspiring season. Of course, its one of my favorite scents for my autumn lotions.
Another delectable scent for homemade hand lotions is the Fruity Rings Fragrance Oil. This scrumptious fragrance oil is based off of the delicious scent of Fruit Loops Cereal. This fun and colorful cereal has an aroma that makes my mouth water. The combination of the refreshing citrus top notes with middle notes of lemongrass, lily, and verbena all resting on a base of sweet vanilla sugar is too good to be true. The scent is so delicious and true to life that it is simply irresistible. Plus, the scent lasts for quite some time in my body lotion recipes so the fun lasts all day long!
Also, I love the sweet scent of the Sun Ripened Raspberry Fragrance Oil in my lotion recipes. This gorgeous aroma was created to be like the Bath and Body Work’s Sun Ripened Raspberry, which is a delicious aroma. This scent take the aroma of freshly ripened raspberries and blends them with notes of red delicious apples, squeezed orange, ylang ylang, soft rose, greenery, and tagete. These notes are all on a lovely base of vanilla beans that round out this sweet fruit aroma. This sweet scent is light and perfect for daily hand creams that smell uplifting without being overpowering.
Another fun scented oil to use in lotions is the NG Coconut Vanilla Type Fragrance Oil. This sweet tropical aroma is a scent that would be perfect for summer. The scent was created to smell like Yankee’s Vanilla Coconut, which is sweet and delicious. To recreate this aroma we used top notes of coconut, cream and sugar that are followed by middle notes of rose and lily of the valley. Then, the scent culminates with base notes of cedarwood and vanilla. Such a lovely, light coconut fragrance oil that is perfect for lotions.
Another great scent for homemade lotions is the Goldie Dreadlocks Fragrance Oil! This complex and unique masterpiece was based on LUSH’s Porridge and I am in love! This scent has top notes of fresh citrus and fruity floral notes. This rests on a bouquet of violet, geranium, and lavender. Finally, the scent is rounded with a base of patchouli and vanilla sugar. Initially, I tried this scent in homemade conditioner, but it has been a gorgeous scent for homemade lotions, too!
Next, we have the timelessly feminine aroma of the Class & Sass Fragrance Oil. This scent is both classy and sassy at the same time and I absolutely love it! This aroma was inspired by the marvelous scent of Coco Channel’s Chanel No. 5 perfume. This aroma starts with notes of fresh floral ylang ylang, sweet rose petals, and French jasmine top notes. Then, the middle notes are of vetiver and sandalwood. Then, the aroma finishes with a woodsy bottom that ties the entire fragrance together. Such a gorgeous scent that can be used for any occasion, because there is never a time that you could smell too good!
Also, I like to use the Cocktails by the Pool Fragrance Oil in many of my lotion recipes. This fresh, fruity scent is another fragrance that is perfect for summer! The aroma was inspired by the scent of Bath and Body Works’ gorgeous Sunset by the Pool aroma. This fragrance at NG has notes of sparkling fruits, gorgeous and soft florals, sandalwood, and vanilla. This scent is such a perfect blend for a tropical summer fragrance oil that I just had to include it in my lotion bar supplies for this year!
Another great scented oil for lotion making is the Daisy Type Fragrance Oil. This delightful floral aroma was created to match the scent of Marc Jacob’s Daisy perfume. Our rendition of this fragrance starts with tangy lemon and jasmine notes that are followed by middle notes of muguet lily, rose petals, African violet, and daylily. These layers are both sitting on a base of cedarwood, patchouli, and musk. This blend of gorgeous aromas creates a fragrance that is light and beautiful. This is perfect for creating a light scented lotion that leaves you smelling delightfully feminine.
Next, we have the vibrant and fruity scent of NG Viva La Juicee Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil was inspired by the aroma of Juicy Couture’s Viva la Juicy fragrance. The scented oil has a tantalizing blend of juicy wild berry and mandarin that are wrapped in the floral notes of summer gardenia, pink jasmine and bright honeysuckle, which is enhanced by vanilla praline, soft woods and amber base notes. This fragrance oil is a bright, fruity scent that is perfect for fun lotion recipes that will care for your skin and make you smell fantastic!
Also, Black Raspberry Vanilla Fragrance Oil is another fantastic scent for creating lotion recipes. In fact, the first time I used this scent was in the Black Raspberry Vanilla Body Butter Recipe and it was such a delightful scent! This aroma was based on the scent of Bath and Body Work’s Black Raspberry Vanilla and NG made such a wonderful dupe. The blend of blackberries, raspberries, white floral, musk and vanilla creates a scent that is simply irresistible. This is one of my go to scents for daily lotion recipes and I just love it all year round.
Plus, you can use the bright citrus scent of the NG Early Sunrise Type Fragrance Oil. This delightful scent was based on Yankee’s Early Sunrise candle scent. This aroma has fresh notes of lemon, grapefruit, clementine, green floral notes, and amber woods that blend together to create a very uplifting aroma. This fragrance oil is perfect for creating a bright citrus hand cream for on the go. I like to throw a container of sunrise scented cream in my purse. This is perfect for when my hands get a little dry or I could use a scent pick-me-up throughout the day.
My Favorite Fragrance Oils for Lotion: How to Make Perfume Last
While you may think that wearing both lotion and perfume would just be too much, they can actually be used to compliment one another. I had assumed that using both would make the scent too strong, but I was so wrong in thinking that. In fact, combining perfume and lotion will make your scent last even longer than either would last alone! If you are curious on how to do this, then check out an amazing article by Style Caster called How to Layer Lotion and Perfume Without Overdoing It. Here you will learn a few tricks about smelling great and making your scent last longer!
I hope that you have enjoyed some of my favorite lotion scents! I’d love to know your favorite fragrances and whether you agree or disagree on any of my favorite scents. If you’d like, you can share your thoughts on one of our social media accounts. We have a Facebook page, Twitter account (@ngscents), and Instagram account (@ngscents). I can’t wait to hear from you! Also, you can reach out to us for any of your questions about lotion recipes, like how to add fragrance to lotion or what are the best oils for lotion bars. Good luck with your own scented lotion recipes and have fun crafting!