Air fresheners, like the name implies, are products which “freshen” the air. Well, not exactly, but they emit fragrances that help to freshen the interiors of the home, office, or any other Indoor area by masking the bad odor in the environment.
Sometimes, however, air fresheners are used not to mask odors but for the sole purpose of the pleasant fragrance they permeate our environment with.
After all, comfort in your environment entails comfort to all your senses, your sense of smell inclusive.
When in your car, the safety of its engine is as important as the smell of the insides. Indeed, a car’s interior is just as important as its exterior, and having an appealing interior can make a car ride so relaxing and enjoyable.
Like salt in a soup, having an air freshener in your car is one of those things you might think is minor, but its presence will be greatly missed.
Thankfully, this article will teach you some essential things to know about car air fresheners and how to make them.
How to Make Car Air Fresheners – Complete Guide
There is no doubt that you need to choose the right air freshening system for your car if you want to enjoy optimum comfort in it. Here are a couple of things you should consider when choosing your car air freshener.
First and foremost, you should keep your safety in mind.
You’ve probably associated anything you are getting in your car with safety first, and you’re wondering how air fresheners could also contribute to the safety of your ride.
You need to know that you might be using a toxic freshener for your car.
Most air freshening products employ the use of toxic volatile compounds like ether.
These substances are either carcinogenic or contain compounds that could aggravate already existing health conditions like asthma.
You may be wondering how you never get to see these toxic compounds in the content section of the product.
It is because most of these products do not list the toxic ingredients in their table of contents. More reason why you should look up making your car freshener.
A major advantage of making your car freshener is that you have a blend of your favorite fragrances to give your car that extra pizzazz and make your travels exciting.
From apple cider to cinnamon delight, rose sensation, and countless others, there are many fragrances that can work, and since you’ll be making them yourself, you have an even wider range of options.
Over-the-counter or shelf air fresheners have the disadvantage of being too strong for people with sensitive nostrils or too synthetic for long-term use without side effects. However, having a natural homemade air freshener counters these side effects.
Moreover, self-made air fresheners are fun, they allow you to express your style, and they are cost-effective and environmentally friendly.
So it’s a triple-win situation. This article briefly goes over simple steps to help you make your car air freshener.
Now you might be all curious and asking yourself, how do I make my air freshener? What are the ingredients, the steps, and the cost estimate? Not to worry, though; we have you covered.
How to make your own Car Air Freshener
Below is the step by step guide to making a car air freshener;
STEP 1: Collecting materials
Things you need for making a car air freshener include;
- Essential oils (peppermint, castor, coconut oil, eucalyptus, jojoba, to mention a few)
- Fragrances; You have the luxury of choice and can Pick a combination of your favorite. It could be perfume oil Fragrances or one you whipped up yourself.
You’ll further require,
- A jar
STEP 2: Making your very own car air freshener
Making your car air freshener can be very simple and fun. It can be compared to a mini relive of the moments you had to do projects in elementary or high school.
To start, take the fragrance or essential oil and add a few drops on each clothespin. You can use a different fragrance for each one.
Then store them in the jar. Be sure to close the jar properly; you don’t want all your fragrance evaporating.
A nice car smell adds to the car journey experience. Try a soothing and medicinal peppermint fragrance or an exciting citrus smell to lighten up the car atmosphere and make your road trip exciting today; the tips in this article will help you. Visit the Ram Research homepage for more tips & tricks!