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Are you looking for a fun project that will amaze your friends? Try developing your own scent with some homemade incense.
Always make incense in a well-ventilated area with no open flames.
Step 1: Combine oils
Create your fragrance by combining your essential oils or perfume oils.
Be creative; try to develop something entirely unique.
Step 2: Combine fragrance and alcohol
Combine 1/3 part of your fragrance mixture with 2/3 parts of denatured alcohol.
Step 3: Pour into pan
Pour the diluted fragrance into the pan.
Step 4: Soak sticks
Soak the blank sticks in the mixture for 24 hours.
Step 5: Remove; dry
Remove the sticks from the liquid and place them on the window screen to dry for another 24 hours.
Dry the sticks completely.
Step 6: Light
Light the incense once the sticks have dried.
Did You Know?
The incense clock, which uses burning incense to measure time, was invented in China between the years of 960 to 1279 C.E.