14 Easy and Simple DIY Essential Oil Bath, Body & Beauty Recipes
1) Eyelash Thickening Serum
This non-greasy, non-staining serum provides a lightweight barrier which is absorbed quickly providing the perfect balance of moisture and results are visible in as little as one week. The Fractionated Coconut Oil draws impurities out of the eyelash follicles and stimulates growth and the Lavender Essential Oil nourishes the lashes and follicles.
2 Teaspoons Fractionated Coconut Oil
1 Drop Lemon Essential Oil
1 Drop Lavender Essential Oil
Glass Bottle with roller top
Combine all Oils in a small roller bottle and shake well to combine
With a clean face and no eye makeup, gently coat your lashes with the serum
2) Acne Serum
Fight acne and promote smooth and vibrant skin with this simple and gentle acne serum
In a Glass Bottle with dropper, combine all oils together. Swirl gently to combine together. Store serum in a cool and dark place. This serum can be stored up to 1 year.
to Use, Apply the serum on a clean and dry face to the affected spots 2 times a day.
3) Anti-Cellulite Body Oil
Regardless of weight or body type, cellulite is an issue that plagues most women. The Essential Oils used in this body oil recipe are used because of their ability to detoxify the body and nourish the skin. The result is a healthier, smoother and diminished appearance of cellulite.
In a small bowl, combine All ingredients and stir until fully blended
Transfer the mixture to a glass bottle with a pump or dropper. Store the oil in a dark bottle and in a dark and cool place. The darkness of the bottle and place will help prevent the breakdown of oils.
To Use, Apply the Serum directly to affected areas after a shower or bath. Use an upward motion to gently massage the oils into the skin. Use daily morning and night for maximum results.
4) Lip Balm
Homemade Lip Balms are easy and fun to make. You get to play with the oils you like and use what you want for different benefits as well as different scents. This recipe is enough to fill 10 lip balm tubes.
Remove the lids from the tubes and use a rubber band to secure them together. Place them on a hard surface in an upright position
In a double broiler, melt together the fractionated coconut oil, almond oil and beeswax pellets
Remove from heat and stir in the remaining ingredients working quickly to prevent hardening
Using a small funnel, immediately pour the lip balm mixture into the prepared tubes and refrigerate them until hardened
Use as needed day and night
5) Stretch Mark Serum
This serum improves the quality of your skin by preventing the formation of new stretch marks, fading existing stretch marks, rebuilding collagen, promoting blood circulation and increasing skin’s elasticity.
In a Small Bowl, Combine all ingredients and whisk until completely combined
Transfer the Serum to an airtight container/jar and store in a cool and dark place.
To Use, Apply the serum to the affected areas morning and night
6) Soothing Bedtime Lotion
Lavender, a soothing scent that is often used in alternative therapy to reduce anxiety, promote healthy sleep and it provides the perfect addition to this simple lotion recipe. With just 3 ingredients, this lotion is a safe and natural way to unwind for yourself or any little ones in the house.
Using a double broiler, melt the shea butter and beeswax. Cook the mixture over Low heat for 15 minutes. Make sure to stir constantly to ensure the ingredients are well blended
Place the mixture in the refrigerator and allow it to cool completely
After the lotion is completely cooled, use an electric beater to whip it until it reaches a smooth and creamy consistency. Slowly add the lavender essential oil and continue to whip the lotion until the oil is fully incorporated
Put the mixture into your airtight glass container and keep in a cool and dark place for up to 1 year
7) Regenerating Sugar Scrub
Sugar Scrubs are a great way to remove Dead Skin cells which leaves behind skin that is vibrant, healthy, smooth and youthful. Eucalyptus Oil is the perfect ingredient for this nourishing scrub due to its cooling effect that invigorates the skin and promotes healthy blood circulation and it offers deodorizing and antibiotic properties.
Using a Double Broiler, Melt the Beeswax over low heat until completely melted
Remove from heat and whisk in the fractionated coconut oil, baking soda and arrowroot
Stir in the essential oils
Pour the deodorant into 2 empty deodorant containers
Allow mixture to harden uncapped at room temperature for 24 hours before using
10) Facial Serum
Whether your skin has sun damage or is prone to irritation and dryness, this gentle serum will provide effective nourishment and healing. With regular use, you can smooth away fine lines and wrinkles, while preventing future signs of aging.
In a Small Dropper Bottle, combine the Lavender Essential Oil and Carrot Seed Essential Oil
Add in the Rosehip Essential Oil and Vitamin E to the bottle
Add Jojoba Oil to the bottle
Screw the cap on the bottle tight and gently roll the bottle between your hands making sure not to shake the bottle at all
To Use, from the dropper, add the serum to a cotton ball or add directly to your hands and dab onto your freshly cleaned face. Allow it to dry before adding your moisturizer
11) Shaving Cream
Commercial Shaving Creams are packed with Parabens, artifical fragrances and tons of ingredients that most can’t even pronounce, which can cause irritations and red bumps from those products. This natural shaving cream soothes and softens the skin while providing a close shave without the toxins and irritation.
In a small bowl, mix all of the ingredients together and stir gently to combine
Transfer the mixture to a lidded container and store in a cool and dark place
To Use, Use a cotton ball to apply the serum to a freshly cleaned face and neck. Allow it to completely dry before applying your moisturizer
13) Spray Toner
Shrink your pores, diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and help promote clear and bright skin with this homemade Spray Toner. Lavender essential oil has natural astringent properties which effectively cleanse the skin and giving you a more beautiful clear complexion.
In a Small Spray Bottle, combine the ingredients and shake well to mix
To Use, Simply Spritz the toner on your skin and let it dry completely before applying moisturizer
Unlike traditional shampoos, which may strip the hair of the natural oils it needs for optimal health, this homemade shampoo will leave your hair smooth, shiny and more manageable. Lavender is wonderful for the hair and scalp because it banishes dryness and flaking by nourishing and hydrating the skin. Lavender also stimulates hair growth by promoting increased blood circulation. For best results, use this shampoo 2-3 times per week and simply wash your hair with tepid water the other days.
Using a Mixer or Immersion Blender, Mix together the Fractionated Coconut Oil, Castile Soap, Distilled Water and Lavender Essential Oil
Transfer the Shampoo Mixture to a lidded bottler
To Use, After thoroughly wetting your hair, add a quarter sized amount of the shampoo to your hands and rub together to create a lather. Beginning at the roots, use a circular motion to gently massage the shampoo into your hair. Leave on for 1-2 minutes, then rinse hair with cool water
I hope you have enjoyed these Recipes using Essential Oils. These Natural recipes have great benefits for your health as well as much cheaper than store bought brands. I would love to hear from you all about what recipes you have tried and which ones are your fave. Also I would love to hear if you have other Essential Oil recipes that you make and what they are for along with the benefits!