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

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

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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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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.

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DIY Rose Scrub

DIY Rose Scrub

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There are days when I feel like I have to make something, and dinner just isn’t enough. Yesterday was one of those days. I went on a little bit of a “making” spree and decided I would make a rose scrub since I had some dying roses that my boyfriend had bought me the week before. He’s adorable. Anyway, I stalked Pinterest until I found a recipe I liked best and added my own little twist and came out with some awesome results!

I am terrible with the whole measuring thing. I kinda just eye ball it and pour. My boyfriend will tell you that that isn’t always the best way to make things and that sometimes my dinners and projects come out a little wonky, but yesterday it worked out pretty well.

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First, I scooped out a cup worth of solid coconut oil and placed it in a blender. I recommend organic 100% coconut oil because it is going on your skin. I also added what looked like a half of a cup of sugar. Bigger grained sugar is better, but I only had regular sugar, and that ended up working pretty well.  I took off the petals of one rose (about 15) and threw that in too. To top it off, I added 6 drops of frankincense. You can use any oil you like, but I chose frankincense because of its wrinkle and blemish fighting powers. Tea tree or purification would be great substances. I blended it on high for a minute or so, scraped down the edges, and blended it again. I did this a few times until there were no more chunks of rose petal.

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The result was a smooth and lovely scented paste. I scooped it into a glass jar and set off to use it. I applied it in the shower, all over my body and face. My skin felt so soft! I used it as a shaving agent instead of shaving cream and soap too and it was SO much better. I feel like I got a much cleaner and closer shave, plus my skin was amazingly soft. When I woke up this morning, my skin was STILL soft. This scrub is so wonderful and luscious!

Update! Check out what it did to my stretch marks in just four days- here.

My next scrub making adventure will include a vanilla and orange combo, and then who knows what after that! Stay tuned for my next scrubby adventure.

Comment below to tell me what kind of scrub you’re making next!

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