Summer, Summer, Summer! How I’m Using Oils to Get Me Through

Summer, Summer, Summer! How I’m Using Oils to Get Me Through

summer favorites

I was thinking of ideas for a post this morning when I realized that a recap of my summer posts is past due. It sucks to scroll through and try to find what you need, so here is a little cheat sheet post for you guys! Simply click on the highlighted words to take yourself to the post you desire. You’re welcome.

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Sunburn Issues

The most viewed posts for summer topics are my sunburn spray and sunburn cream entries. With these results from my sunburn cream, I can see why! Just one application overnight amazed not only myself, but everyone I showed. I have this obsession with showing EVERYONE. Sorry, friends and family.

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Bikinis and Stretch Marks

My stretch mark post was a super popular post too. I used my frankincense and rose scrub for just four days for these results. I am happy to say that this summer I have been able to wear a bikini and feel comfortable in my own skin.

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Maintaining/Losing Weight and Kicking Sugar Cravings

My personal sugar addiction story caught people’s attention. This summer, make it your goal to be healthy and happy with your body. Essential oils are a great help and I am so glad I found ones that work for me!

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Keeping Bugs Away

Spiders are a big problem in my area come summertime, so I use a peppermint and water combination to shoo them away. So far, we’ve only had one spider enter our house, and that’s because I forgot to spray for a week or two. This post also talks about keeping misquitos away for water and campfire fun.

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Hydration

My last post was about the importance of hydration and how I make sure that I am drinking enough water. This is a must read! I cannot stress the importance of water enough. Making it fun is a great way to keep up this summer.

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Shaving and Keeping Skin Soft

I am in LOVE with scrubs. They’re super easy to make and my skin is left feeling soft and beautiful, plus my shaves last much longer. I love my rose petal and frankincense scrub, but my newest favorite is my orange and vanilla creamsicle scrub. Can you say yum?!

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Berry Stains

Summer is the season of wonderful berries and terrible carpet stains. Thankfully, I have thieves cleaner to save my house.

Those are the summer favorite so far! Keep checking back for more summertime oil posts coming soon.

This is my personal testimony. Please consult with your physician prior to using any kind of natural remedy or supplement.

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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As you all know, or at least should know, Mother’s Day is coming up pretty fast. It’s THIS Sunday! May 10th will be here before we know it. Do you have your gift for Mom picked out? If not, check out how easy it is to make one just for her. In my opinion, homemade gifts are always the best. They come from the heart and mean so much to mothers. Here’s a few simple ideas to whip up for that special woman in your life to show her how much you love and care about her.

Scrubs

simple scrubs

Scrubs are so fast and easy! Simply mix 6 drops of your favorite essential oil(s) with 1 cup of coconut oil and 1/2 cups of sugar in a blender or food processor. Raw sugar is best for scrubs but if you are using normal kitchen sugar with smaller grains, do about a 1/2 cup more sugar. Plus, check out how my frankincense and rose petal scrub faded my year old stretch marks in just four days! Mom will love that. Just remember, you were the one who gave her those marks 🙂

Great oils for scrubs include: lime, lemon, orange, citrus fresh, frankincense, peppermint, eucalyptus, bergamot, ylang ylang, lavender, and many more. Lemon and eucalyptus make a great combo, as well as stress away and orange. Yummy smells to warm mom’s heart.

Bath Salts

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Mom works so hard! Give her some time to relax with a calming bath. Add 8-10 drops of lavender or stress away to a half cup of Epsom salt and mix away. Store it in a glass jar and use about 1/4 cup in bath water. Other calming oils that would be wonderful for bath salts include bergamot, peace and calming, and cedarwood.

Chapstick

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This is a fun one for Mom to carry around in her purse and the oil combinations are endless. For a 15 stick batch, simply melt 5 tablespoons of coconut oil and 3 tablespoons of beeswax. Once that is melted, stir in 10 drops of your oil of choice. I love peppermint and cocoa powder. Lemon and peppermint is a great one too, along with orange and stress away and tangerine and vanilla. Like I said, the combinations are endless. Have a ball! These tubes only cost about $0.50 a piece. Not bad for something so natural.

Solid Perfume

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Probably the easiest of these recipes is the solid perfume. Mix two tablespoons of coconut oil with 4-5 drops of essential oil. I like to melt my coconut oil in the microwave so I can mix it easier and then pop it in the fridge to let it harden for a few hours. Great perfume oils include joy, purification, and stress away.

I am sure that your mom will love what ever it is that you make her. To make it even more special, set aside a day and make it together. Experience gifts can be amazing! Let us know what you made and how it went in the comments below. Include a picture if you’re feeling really wild!

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This is my personal testimony.  Please consult with your physician prior to using any kind of natural remedy or supplement.

Stretch Marks Be Gone

Stretch Marks Be Gone

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It’s been over a year since I had my daughter and I thought my stretch marks were done fading. I was very sad because they were still very purple-y and large. They had faded some, but not to the extent that I wanted.

Remember that rose scrub I made with rose petals, frankincense essential oil, sugar, and coconut oil? I applied it every day to my body and face like I would soap in the shower. My skin started to feel so much softer and I noticed after shaving with it, my shave lasted twice as long. Well, I also noticed that my stretch marks had started to fade too. I took a picture just a few days previously to show a friend how bad my stretch marks were, and I am glad I did. I compared the picture from a few days before to another one I took after just four days of using the scrub. I was so, so, so happy to see the results.

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My stretch marks faded immensely in just four days! This scrub is my new best friend. Want the recipe? Check out my DIY Rose Petal Scrub post.

How do you take care of your stretch marks? Remember ladies, they are beautiful and they represent the life we have given! Never be ashamed.

To order oils, click here. You can order as a retail member for full price, or sign up as a wholesale member and purchase the premium starter kit to get 24% off any purchase forever. More information on that here

This is my personal testimony.  Please consult with your physician prior to using any kind of natural remedy or supplement.