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Body Mist

Body Mist

The fragrance of body mist gives that finishing touch of elegance and the invisible aroma completes an individual's personality. Without it, there is something missing...
Divya Bichu
A strong musky scent, brings up visions of chiseled heroes, while a spicy yet subtle fragrance is a bouquet to your senses. Indeed smell, more than sight, arouses your imagination. This invisible element, gives finesse to your persona and elevates your style. Now body mists add that extra spunk to your perfume, enhancing your redolence. It is normally sprayed all over the body after a shower to keep you feeling and smelling fresh. Body mist is also for those who do not quite like strong and overly fragrant perfumes.

Body mists come in various pleasing and soothing fragrances. Body mist for men are stronger and long-lasting, while those for women are milder and tantalizing. You can choose from a pool of mists available in the market. Listed below are some of the best brands you can choose from. But you may not like some of the ingredients or the way they are combined. Maybe you are looking for favorite combinations of essential oils. Well then why not make your own body mist at home! Yes, you can play with your creativity and mix your favorite aromas of different essential oils and create that magic fragrance you always wanted.

Best Body Mist Brands

The Body Shop: The Body Shop is a very well-known brand and has the tag line "inspired by nature". It is true indeed and it comes in with a wide range of body mists. The blissful freshwater (body mist) is aromatic and absolutely mesmerizing. Japanese cherry blossom, orange blossom finishing mist, neroli jasmine body spray and vanilla body spray are a few of their amazing products.

PINK: Victoria's Secret PINK is a refreshing mist that leaves your skin with a light and pretty scent. The aloe and chamomile, this mist contains, lightly moisturizes your skin, leaving it smooth and smelling pleasant. The splash of Victoria's secret PINK, vibrant & beachy, wild & breezy, soft & dreamy, pure & sweet, are some of the best smelling mists. Wear one of them to refresh your spirits and feel great about yourself!

O'liye: O'liye is one of the best brands of body mist for men. The fresh fragrance composed with the infusion of musk and woods is mesmerizing. Grape & champagne, fresh cucumber and prefect man body mist are some of the fragrances that call for a must try. O'liye body mists are long-lasting and have an irresistible aroma. Spray them after a shower to keep yourself feeling and smelling fresh throughout the day!

Homemade Body Mist Recipes

Fruity Body Mist

Get started with...
  • Finely chopped lemon peel - 1½ tablespoons
  • Finely chopped orange peel - 1½ tablespoons
  • Mandarin essential oils - 10 drops
  • Lemon essential oils - 5 drops
  • Orange essential oils - 10 drops
  • Grapefruit essential oils - 7 drops
  • White wine vinegar - 3 tablespoons
  • Vodka - 3 tablespoons
  • Distilled water - 3 cups
  • A glass bottle with a tight-fitting stopper
Mix the orange peels and lemon peels with vodka and keep it in a bottle for around 1 week. Press the mixture through a fine sieve or a soft new piece of cloth and extract all the liquid. Pour this liquid in the glass bottle, add all the essential oils, water and vinegar. Let it stand for two weeks, try to shake it often. You may also add more than 10 drops of essential oils, for a stronger aroma. Make sure you test this mist recipe on a small portion of your skin, to check for any reaction or fragrance allergies.

Refreshing Body Mist

Get started with...
  • Ylang ylang essential oils - 12 drops
  • Lemongrass - 12 drops
  • Vodka - 3 tablespoons
  • Distilled water - 4 cups
  • A glass bottle with a tight-fitting stopper
Mix all the above ingredients together in a glass bottle with a tight fitted stopper. Let it stand for a few days and do not forget to shake it often. This will only ensure the infusion of all aromas to give you that refreshing feel when sprayed on. Spray this refreshing perfume after a shower and whenever needed around the day to refresh yourself!

Aqua Body Mist

Get started with...
  • Cedar essential oils - 7 drops
  • Peppermint essential oils - 10 drops
  • Vanilla essential oils - 10 drops
  • Cucumber oil - 7 drops
  • Vodka - 3 tablespoons
  • Distilled water - 4 cups
  • A glass bottle with a tight-fitting stopper
Mix cedar, peppermint, vanilla, lavender essential oils together, along with 3 tablespoons of vodka. Shake this mixture, so that the aromas blend properly. Add distilled water to this mixture and pour it in a glass bottle. Leave in a cool and dry place for 1 week or more. Shake the bottle often, so that the oil and water do not form different layers.

A body mist enhances your body fragrance and is safe to spray on the body. Just like the above recipes, you can make your favorite by using essential oils you like, the rest of the procedure being the same. Rosemary, lavender, bergamot or sandalwood are fantastic options to blend with vodka and distilled water for more uplifting body sprays. To scent the water in a body mist further, you can boil water and flower petals, citrus peels or vanilla beans; sieve and extract the water before using it in the recipe. You can also place the body mist bottle in the refrigerator for a refreshing summer treat.

The feeling and the scent of body sprays are light, ethereal, but not overly perfumed. A body mist leaves you feeling clean, fresh and relaxed!