Soothing Tropical Coconut Eye Cream

Tropical Coconut Eye Cream

Treat the delicate area under your eyes to this soothing tropical scented eye cream!

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. cocoa butter
  • 3 tbsp. coconut oil

 

Directions:

  • If the cocoa butter is not already grated, go ahead and grate it
  • Combine all ingredients in a microwave bowl and heat until melted
  • Carefully removed the melted mixture from the microwave and stir well
  • Transfer the mixture from the bowl to a container for storage
  • Let cool completely before using
  • Apply under eyes at night

D.I.Y. Basic Cuticle Cream

Cuticle Cream DIY
A D.I.Y. recipe for a nourishing cuticle cream!
Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp. fuller’s earth (natural clay substance)
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 drops lavender essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to cuticles

Lemon and Honey Lip Gloss

Lemon Honey Lip Gloss
Easily make your very own lip gloss!
Ingredients:
  • 2 tsp. beeswax pellets
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. aloe vera gel
  • 1 tsp. lemon extract
  • 1 tbsp. vitamin E oil
  • 5 drops lemon essential oil
Directions:
  • Melt the beeswax over heat while stirring; remove from heat
  • Add all remaining ingredients (except essential oil); mix well
  • Add the essential oil to the mixture; mix well
  • Transfer mixture to lip gloss pot/container for storage
  • Do not use until fully cool

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

Tropical Lip Gloss

Tropical Lip Gloss

Coat your lips in this tropical island inspired lip gloss!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. grated cocoa butter
  • 1 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. macadamia nut oil
  • 1 tsp. light sesame oil
  • 1/8 tsp. vitamin E oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a microwave safe bowl/container; warm mixture in the microwave until cocoa butter and coconut oil are melted
  • Stir well
  • Transfer mixture into lip gloss containers for storage
  • Let cool completely before using

Facial Cream with Ginger

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Moisturize your face with this soothing ginger facial cream!

Ingredients:

  • 2 inch piece fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp. light sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. apricot kernel oil
  • 2 tsp. vitamin E oil
  • 1/2 cup cocoa butter

Directions:

  • Grate the ginger piece and squeeze over a small bowl to get all the juices out
  • Discard the pulp
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the ginger juice in the bowl
  • Heat in the microwave on the lowest setting in 15 second intervals until all the cocoa butter has melted
  • (Stir between heating intervals)
  • Transfer the mixture to a jar or container for storage and store in a cool place

Nourishing Facial Night Cream Recipe

Lavender herb and essential oil

Wake up with soft and nourished skin with this soothing facial night cream!

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp. lanolin
  • 1 tbsp. sunflower oil
  • 1 tbsp. almond oil
  • 1 tsp. lavender oil

Directions:

  • In a double broiler, melt the lanolin
  • Add the sunflower oil and the almond oil to the melted lanolin
  • Mix well
  • Remove from heat and let mixture cool
  • Stir/beat the mixture and it will thicken; then stir in lavender oil
  • Transfer the mixture into a jar or container for storage
  • Let cool completely before using

Shea Butter D.I.Y. Lotion Bar

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Moisturize skin with this soothing Shea butter lotion bar!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. beeswax beads
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa butter
  • 1 tbsp. shea butter
  • 3 drops vitamin E
  • 10 drops essential oil (whichever you prefer)

 

Directions:

  • Melt all ingredients except for the essential oil and vitamin E together; remove from heat
  • Add the remaining ingredients; stir well
  • Transfer the mixture into molds and let it set and cool completely
  • Remove the lotion bars from the molds
  • (If you are having trouble doing this-stick the molds in the freezer for 1/2 hour and this should help to remove them easily)

 

*Adding more cocoa butter to the lotion bar will soften it up if it is too hard (you can re-melt these at any time)

*Adding more beeswax beads to the lotion was will harden it up if it is too soft

 

Creamy D.I.Y. Lip Balm

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Create your own lip gloss that will leave your lips feeling soft and smooth!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 tbsp. beeswax
  • 3/4 tbsp. cocoa butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. almond butter
  • 3 tbsp. shea butter
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. mango butter
  • 1/4 tsp. essential oil (whichever scent is your preference)

 

Directions:

  • In a double broiler or a pan on the stove, melt all the ingredients except the oil over low heat
  • Remove from heat; add oil
  • Stir well
  • Transfer mixture into lip gloss containers
  • Let cool completely before using

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