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Hygge Essential Oil Blends With Hygge Ideas For Coziness

Get cozy with these hygge essential oil blends and hygge ideas for body sprays, diffuser recipes, hygge candles, and more!

Are you as intrigued by the hygge lifestyle as I am? Hygge (pronounced hue-ga, not high-gee), as I keep reminding myself, has become an international buzzword – even if we can’t get the pronunciation right. 

Ironically, there isn’t a direct English translation for the word, either. So the hygge meaning is often interrupted by the lifestyle the Danish embrace. What is a hygge lifestyle? It’s about cultivating a cozy, comfortable quality that inspires feelings of happiness, contentment, and friendliness in your everyday life. 

A good example of hygge is developing a sense of mindfulness and feeling a connection to the world on an ordinary day. It’s completely opposite to America’s self-centered, hustle mindset; that’s all about you, you, you, and conquering the next big thing. 

How can you practice hygge? Take joy in the comfort and happiness of small things. 

Because it’s not about tackling challenges or rushing through the day. It’s about enjoying the moment, appreciating familiarity, and cultivating contentment.

And what better way to do that than with hygge essential oil blends? They are built with essential oils for aromatherapy and scents that make us feel comforted and joyful. 

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What Essential Oils Are Best For Hygge? Start with these hygge essential oil blends!

What Essential Oils Are Best For Hygge?

It’s easy to add a little hygge to your everyday life when you combine essential oils that promote feelings of happiness, comfort, and contentment. And it’s easiest to blend essential oils with a blending wheel. 

What’s a blending wheel? Like a color wheel, an essential oil blending wheel helps us understand the relationships between different aromas and how our brain processes them. 

It answers the question of what essential oils smell good together. Choose oils that sit next to each on the blending wheel to create appealing essential oil blends. Print a blending wheel chart from the Oily Chic Library.

This list of essential oils for hygge is a great starting point! 

Essential Oils For Hygge: 

  • Vanilla
  • Orange
  • Spearmint
  • Lavender
  • Frankincense
  • Cinnamon
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Cedarwood
  • Sage
  • Cardamom
  • Black Spruce
  • Vetiver
  • Eucalyptus
  • Nutmeg
  • Bergamot
  • Blue Spruce
  • Wintergreen
  • Rosemary
  • Lemon
  • Clove
  • Wintergreen
  • Frankincense

But I made it super simple for you with ready-to-use hygge essential oil blends. Keep reading to discover each and get two printable essential oil charts!

Related To: Cinnamon Essential Oil Blend Charts

How Do I Make My House Feel Hygge?

The easiest way to make your house feel hygge is by diffusing essential oils. If you’re new to diffusing essential oils, you’ll be delighted to know it’s straightforward. All you need is a diffuser, a bit of water, and a few drops of essential oil to infuse your kitchen, living room, or home office with hygge essential oil blends! 

Take a look at my favorite essential oil diffusers, including the terracotta ceramic diffuser in the photo above:

Once you start using a diffuser regularly, you’ll need to keep it clean to get the most out of it, so don’t miss my tips on how to clean a diffuser. And if you like to nerd out on things like this, I explain the five methods for diffusing essential oils here

Do you have a space that doesn’t have an outlet for an electric diffuser? Another option is to make a DIY reed diffuser to use these essential oil blends.

Either way, you’ll slip into the essence of hygge in no time with these essential oil blend recipes for diffusing and more!

Related To: Essential Oil Fall Diffuser Blends

Where’s The Best Place To Put A Diffuser?

I’ve learned that it’s not really about decor; it’s about choosing the best place to reap the aromatherapy benefits of a diffuser. And the same holds true for your essential oils. If you keep them in the back of the pantry – how often are you really going to use them? 

Here is a list of some of the best places to put a diffuser:

  • Entry Way Table
  • Kitchen Island
  • Bedroom Night Stand
  • Bathroom Vanity
  • Den Bookshelves 
  • Home Office
  • Portable Diffuser In The Car
  • Living Room Sofa Table

So, take some time to think about where you and your family frequently spend time in your home and how you can creatively store your essential oils. I share several oil storage tips here and have more ideas in the Oily Chic Lookbook

And once you’ve found the perfect location for an essential oil diffuser, store the essential oils you will often use there. And why not add these hygge essential oil blend charts nearby?

Top essential oil blends for hygge in fun printable essential blend charts!

Hygge Essential Oil Blends To Infuse A Hygge Lifestyle

Truly embrace a hygge lifestyle with these hygge essential oil blends and simple tips for room sprays, diffuser recipes, hygge candles, and more! Because these hygge ideas could lead to a happier, more content you!

Fresh Snow

Danes are known for being big fans of bringing the outdoors in. So, when the snow is falling outside, add this blend to your diffuser and breath in the fresh, crisp scent. 

3 drops black spruce

2 drops rosemary

1 drop spearmint

Happy Hygge

Comforting vanilla, bright, happy orange, and warm cinnamon, it’s about as hygge as it gets. Add this essential oil blend to your diffuser or an easy homemade room spray when the cold temps and gray skies have you feeling the winter blues.

4 drops vanilla

3 drops orange

2 drops cinnamon

Around The Hearth

There are few things that evoke the feeling of coziness and warmth more than a fire in the hearth on a cold winter day. First published in my clove essential oil blends list, this diffuser recipe is all things hygge. 

2 drops caraway

2 drops clove

3 drops blue spruce

Hygge Home

Our sectional couch is draped with faux-fur blankets and loads of plush throw pillows in the winter to create a cozy, warm hygge home. I like to apply a homemade linen spray to keep things deodorized and add to the comforting atmosphere. This hygge blend is one of my favorites to make a linen spray with.

5 drops lavender

1 drop vanilla

2 drops eucalyptus

Spiced Tea

Is there anything more soothing than slowly sipping a cup of spiced tea with your hands wrapped around your favorite mug? You’ll instantly want to pour a cup of spice tea when you get a whiff of this hygge recipe. 

3 drops orange

2 drops cinnamon

2 drops clove

1 drop cardamom

Hygge Glow

The Danes love candles, and so do I, because the glow of a candle flame can brighten and comfort even the darkest winter night, lifting our spirits. Learn how to make natural essential oil candles with this hygge blend to bask in the glow of candlelight. 

2 drops cedarwood

4 drops lavender

2 drops orange

Keep It Simple

Do things the Danish way and keep it simple by adding just two essential oils to your diffuser for a comforting blend. 

3 drops lemon

2 drops wintergreen

Hygge Mindset

Put the aromatherapy benefits of this essential oil blend to work in a DIY body spray. Set aside 10 minutes out for your day to slow down, center, and focus on your breath with three mists of this blend in a body spray. It can go a long way toward cultivating a hygge mindset. 

3 drops lavender

2 drops vetiver

1 drop frankincense

Printable Clove Essential Oil Blends Charts

These printable essential oil blends charts for hygge make the perfect addition to your home this season.

These printable essential oil blend charts for hygge make the perfect addition to your home this season. Find both and many more essential oil printables in the Oily Chic Library


Pin these hygge essential oil blend charts to your Pinterest blends board, and while there, follow Oily Chic for more inspired ideas. And don’t forget to print the charts above! 

P.S. Did you know you can tag #oilychic on Instagram to share your essential oil DIYs with us?

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