DIY Natural Men’s Cologne

You know we talk a lot about women’s natural options to eau de parfum, eau de cologne, and eau de toilette but sadly seem to neglect our men.  Well it’s time to change that.  Today I am going to start with some simple DIY’s for the ladies to make for their men or the men to make on their own.  I will be doing scent profiles in another post so as not to overwhelm anyone with too much information.

Incorporating pure, therapeutic grade essential oils into your personal care products or baths for that matter provide a myriad of benefits that have previously gone unnoticed to many.  For instance, just adding some of the most common essential oils like lavender, frankincense, lemon, and peppermint you can:

  • Fight cold and flu symptoms
  • Relax your body and soothe sore muscles
  • Heal skin conditions
  • Alleviate pain
  • Balance hormones
  • Improve digestion
  • Reduce cellulite and wrinkles

Adulterated oils contain synthetic chemicals or compounds which have been shown be harmful to our body just as synthetic store-bought cologne/perfume.

Let’s begin with the combinations listed below.  The spray is most often used and very convenient while the oil based recipes will have a much longer lingering scent.  Give one or two a try with the oils you may have on hand and go from there.  Your man will thank you.  My son adores the beard oil and cologne I make for him.  The scent is much stronger than store-bought varieties and much cheaper.  No fillers or additives makes them much more luxurious and longer lasting as you do not need to use as much.


  • 2 Tbsp. grapeseed oil
  • essential oil blend (see below)
  • 20 drops vitamin e
  • 1 oz. glass dropper bottle


  • 1 Tbsp. witch hazel
  • 1 tsp. vegetable glycerin
  • 1 tsp. aloe vera gel
  • essential oil blend x 2 (see below)
  • 2 oz. spray bottle
  • filtered water to fill

2 oz brown spray


  1. Add essential oils to the glass bottle, follow with a carrier oil to fill. Cap and gently swish to combine.
  2. To use: dab a couple drops of cologne to your pressure points (i.e. nape of neck, wrists, behind the ears, etc.)


  1. Combine ingredients in a 2 oz. spray bottle and add water to fill.
  2. Shake before use!

Men’s Cologne Essential Oil Blends

(1 oz dropper and 2 oz spray)

There are tons of combinations that you can combine to create just the right rugged scent you are looking for! If you don’t like any of the options presented here, you can always substitute your own favorites and create a custom scent like no other!





Hunter’s Moon




DIY Essential Oil Roll On Cologne Recipes – 10 ml

blue roller balls

All the recipes below will require a 10 ml roller bottle, preferably made of colored glass. To make the cologne, add your essential oils to the bottle first, then add the carrier oil and mix as you fill the bottle.

Fresh Scent 


Minty Fresh

Spice Me Up 

How To Use Roll-On Cologne

If you wonder how to apply roll on perfume, it’s really easy: you can simply roll it behind your ears, on your wrists, on your neck, and any other pulse points you might like to. One thing you SHOULDN’T do is use these perfumes made with oils on your clothing.

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  1. molaplume

    Good afternoon my lovely oily guru-witch doctor Roxy and thanks for this great post. Finally the ladies are remembering their hard-working, faithful and loving men who are in dire need of some smelly relief. I would go for the “nocturnal” cologne because I always liked the lavender and cedarwood scents. Would you please add a touch of garlic to fend off the wandering women vampires that feed from men at dusk? They’re getting dangerously younger-and more cheeky!

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