How to Make Your Own Lavender Linen Spray with made in USA essential oil from Opas Soap

DIY Linen Spray

DIY Lavender Linen Spray

There is no substitution for a well-rested face.  You can perk your face up a bit with some makeup tricks but you just can’t buy good old fashioned beauty sleep.  Just as over-exposure to sun and dehydration lead to premature aging, so does lack of sleep.  To help you on your quest for rest, I am going to tell you how to make a relaxation-enhancing DIY linen spray with American made lavender oil.

Opas Soap has provided us with their blend of essential lavender oil along with lavender shampoo for our review.  Opas Soap makes all their personal care goods in the USA, making our DIY spray handmade and American made.   

To make your own DIY lavender linen spray you will need:

  • lavender essential oil 1 tsp
  • unflavored vodka 1/4 cup optional
  • filtered water 3 1/2 cup
  • empty spray bottle

Surprising fact: Smirnoff moved from Moscow to the US and has been making vodka here ever since the Russian Revolution. For drinking, we’ve developed a taste for vodkas from several American microdistilleries, but that’s another post.  Vodka is not necessary for this project, but is beneficial in preventing water spotting. It makes the spray quick drying and emulsifies the oil and water to be mixed evenly. This means you don’t have to shake it before spraying.  If you don’t use vodka, shake well before spraying.

For me, lavender linen spray is a bedtime luxury.  Anything to encourage a peaceful night’s sleep is fantastic, in my book.  Rest assured, the lavender essential oil from Opas has no added chemical preservatives and is extracted by a handcrafted copper still.  This tool allows Opas Soap to remain free of dependence on suppliers and enables them to provide us with pure, sustainable products.

The Ojai Lavender Shampoo is cleansing and doesn’t leave my hair with residue like other natural shampoos.  It makes volumizing my hair much easier. The scent seems strong when you are washing your hair but once you rinse and style it you aren’t left smelling like an herbal remedy.  In short, the scent doesn’t compete with your perfume and linger. But it does leave a faint hint of lavender that you will love to catch throughout the day.  My hair and scalp were well balanced and the light-weight formula made adding volume to my hairstyles simple.  All of Opas Soap’s hair care line is made from scratch. They contain no toxins, artificial ingredients or sodium laurel sulfate.

Opas Soap ships their products in recycled cardboard and reuses packing supplies from shipments they receive.

Original  DIY linen recipe via Apartment Therapy.

[Disclosure: USA Love List received this product unconditionally for review purposes. Our opinions are always our own, and we aim to write fair and balanced reviews to promote only the very best of American-made products.]

About The Author

Post by Angie Barnes

Angie Barnes is a Beauty and Style Editor showcasing American made products in her realistic advice, practical routines and reviews. She also serves up professional makeup and skin care services as a Licensed Esthetician in a busy salon.

Comments

  1. this is a great idea, love to try it!

  2. This is wonderful! I love the idea of making my own linen spray, a lot more natural!

  3. Stephanie Thompson says:

    I have been wanting recipes of lavender scented stuff for my home, I am so glad to have come across you blog and thank you for sharing.

  4. This is a great I must try this

  5. Scott Caya says:

    I always shop at TARGET and bought their “Up and Up” brand because for example their hygene products were “MADE IN USA”. Well the other day I bought cotton swabs and looked on the back and couldn't believe it that it said “MADE IN china” on back. So I compared it to the old one I had yet and that was still “MADE IN USA”. So today I will be returning my cotton swab purchase and probable start shopping at WAL-MART from now on.

  6. md kennedy says:

    If not vodka, can you use rubbing alcohol? Is that not as “green” or safe, or doe snto have the same water-spot-aoiding benefit?

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