Grapefruit and Jojoba Body Scrub

Grapefruit Jojoba Scrub
Relax and exfoliate with this soothing body scrub!
Ingredients:
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 8 drops grapefruit essential oil
  • 1/4 cup jojoba oil
  • 1/4 cup liquid castile soap
Directions:
  • Combine all ingredients (except essential oil); mix well
  • Add the essential oil to the mixture; mix well
  • Apply to skin and gently massage into skin for a few minutes
  • Rinse with water

Citrus Salt Body Polish Scrub

Citrus Salt Body Scrub
Leave your skin feeling and looking smooth and healthy with this exfoliating citrus body scrub!
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup mineral salts
  • 1/2 cup dead sea salts
  • 8 oz. macadamia nut oil
  • 30 drops grapefruit essential oil
  • 15 drops lemon essential oil
  • 10 drops ylang ylang essential oil
Directions:
  • Combine the nut oil with the essential oils; mix well
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the oil mixture; mix well
  • Apply mixture to skin and gently massage into skin for a few moments
  • Rinse with water

D.I.Y. Deep Clean Mouth Wash

Mouthwash

Create your own deep cleansing mouthwash!

Ingredients:

  • 5 oz. vodka
  • 4 oz. water
  • 1/2 oz. vegetable glycerin
  • 1/2 oz. powdered myrrh gum
  • 5 drops cinnamon essential oil
  • 5 drops clove essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients: mix well

*Shake well before each use

*Due to the alcohol in this mouthwash, it is better to use on a non-regular basis and more when you are looking for a deep clean

Warming Foot Scrub

Warming Foot Scrub

Leave feet feeling relaxed and smooth with this warming foot scrub!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup sweet almond oil
  • 8 drops orange essential oil
  • 2 drops ginger essential oil
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper

Directions:

  • Combine the sugar and almond oil; mix well
  • Add the essential oils to the mixture; mix well
  • Add the cayenne pepper to the mixture; mix well
  • Apply to feet and massage into skin for a few minutes
  • Rinse with water

D.I.Y. Herbal Deoderant Stick

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Create your own herbal deodorant stick with this d.i.y. recipe!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 tbsp. beeswax
  • 1/2 tbsp. cocoa butter
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 16 drops white thyme essential oil
  • 16 drops rosemary essential oil
  • 26 drops lavender essential oil
  • 4 drops castor oil

 

Directions:

  • In a glass jar situated in the middle of a hot water bath, melt the beeswax
  • Add the cocoa butter; melt
  • Add the remaining oils to the previously melted ingredients
  • Stir well
  • Transfer mixture into a deodorant stick case
  • Let sit and cool completely before using

Rosemary and Honey Hair Conditioner

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Add moisture and shine as well as stimulate hair growth with this rosemary and honey hair conditioner!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup warm olive oil
  • 4 drops rosemary essential oil
  • 1 tsp. xanthan gum

 

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Transfer mixture into a container or bottle for storage
  • Apply to slightly damp hair
  • Let sit for 30 minutes (even better if you sit with a shower cap on)
  • Rinse with water
  • Follow up by shampooing hair and washing as you normally would

 

D.I.Y. Foot Balm

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Moisturize cracked and dry feet with this DIY foot balm!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 oz. cocoa butter
  • 1/2 oz. jojoba oil
  • 2 oz. sweet almond oil
  • 2 oz. apricot kernel oil
  • 1/2 oz. vegetable glycerin
  • 1/2 oz. beeswax
  • 6 drops lavender essential oil
  • 6 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 6 drops tea tree essential oil

 

Directions:

  • In a double boiler or the microwave, melt together the beeswax and the cocoa butter
  • Stir in the almond and apricot oils as well as the glycerin
  • Remove from heat
  • Let cool slightly and add the remaining oils; mix well
  • Transfer the mixture into a container for storage
  • Let cool completely before using

Homemade Facial Toner for Summer

Summer Toner

This homemade toner is perfect for summer combo skin cleansing it of sweat and impurities while leaving your skin moisturized and glowing!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup witch hazel
  • 1/4 cup water (or green/chamomile tea)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 5 drops natural vegetable glycerin
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil
  • 2-3 drops peppermint essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a small bottle; shake well
  • Apply to a cotton ball or soft tissue and wipe face

*This toner is great for freshening up between showers/face washings.  However, be careful not to use it on a daily basis or after you wash your face because it can cause you to become oily.