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┬ádrops grapefruit essential oil
  • 15┬ádrops 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

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

D.I.Y. Lavender Face Cream

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Cleanse and moisturize with this soothing lavender facial cream!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. aloe vera gel
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. white beeswax
  • 2 tbsp. anhydrous lanolin
  • 2 tbsp. rosewater
  • 3 drops lavender essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine the beeswax and lanolin in a double boiler (or in the microwave) and melt
  • Combine the olive oil and the aloe vera gel in a separate container; whisk together
  • Add the oil and aloe mixture to the melted mixture; stir in the essential oils and rosewater
  • Stir until mixture starts to thicken
  • Transfer the mixture to a container for storage

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

D.I.Y. Lavender and Marigold Acne Treatment

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Treat acne by using bright orange marigolds (which contain salicylic acid) with this D.I.Y. recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 10 rose geranium flowers (with leaves)
  • 8 marigold flowers
  • 20 lavender flowerheads
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 packet vegetable gelatin
  • 5 tsp. vodka
  • 20 drops tea tree oil

Directions:

  • Chop the flowers, leaves and stems of the geraniums; place in a bowl with the marigold and lavender
  • Bring water to a boil; pour over the flowers in the bowl
  • Let sit for 10 minutes (or until the water has changed to the colors of the flowers)
  • Place this combination into a blender; blend well
  • Strain the mixture using a small strainer or piece of cheesecloth into a bowl/container
  • In a separate bowl, dissolve the gelatin in 2 tbsp. of cold water
  • Slowly add the flower infusion water (from previous steps); stir well
  • Add the vodka and tea tree oil to the mixture; stir well till a gel forms
  • Pour the mixture in a pump dispenser or another type of bottle
  • Apply to acne areas twice a day (or as needed)

*When stored in the fridge, this mixture can last up to 6 weeks.