AVOCADO SKIN OIL

Method:

100ml of avocado oil

50ml of jojoba oil

6-8 drops of patchouli oil (if it's not your favorite scent, you can swap it out for red mandarin or cold pressed lime oil)

Add the ingredients into a mixing bowl and gently stir together, funnel the mixture into a reusable bottle. Keep in a cool dry environment & preferably in a dark glass bottle to deter any heat from effecting its shelf life.

HOW TO USE & TIPS

Fill up the sink with hot water and float a small jar or bowl in it. Place the portion of oil needed for one application and let it heat up. When you get out of the shower, check its temp and massage the warm oil onto the skin for an extra pampering feeling.

BENEFITS

Jojoba also contains vitamin E, but is also contains vitamin B-complex. It assists with dryness and skin damage from exposure to air pollution and the sun. It also eases symptoms of rosacea and eczema.

Avocado oil assists with chapped and dry skin. It contains vitamin A, D and E. It helps with skin elasticity and promotes healthy collagen reproduction.

Patchouli oil assists with the vibrancy of your skin.

BODY SCRUBS

Coffee Scrub 

Method:

1/2 cup ground coffee

1/2 cup Sugar granulated 

1/2 cup of coconut oil
5 drops orange sweet essential oil

 

 

Grind up the coffee beans or use already ground up coffee, add them to a bowl with your granulated sugar. Melt the half cup of coconut oil and add it to your mixture, then add 5 drops of orange sweet oil and stir gently until a thick paste has formed. store in a reusable container.

Salt Scrub 

Method:

1/4 cup Himalayan salt

1/4 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup coconut oil

5 drops of lemon oil

1 teaspoon of Evening primrose oil

Grind up the Himalayan salt with a pestle and mortar or salt grinder and add this to your bowl with the sugar. Melt the coconut oil using a double boiler or in a microwave friendly bowl in the microwave, keep stirring until fully melted and then pour this into the bowl. Add 1 teaspoon of evening primrose oil and 5 drops of lemon oil and stir the mixture until a it forms a paste like substance. Store in a reusable container that can be sealed.

BENEFITS

Coconut oil is great for healthy skin, it moisturizes and prevents inflammation. It also has antimicrobial properties that help to fight off harmful microorganisms.

Ground coffee is good for the skin as the caffeine in it helps stimulate the blood flow in the veins. It also removed dead skin cells from the surface of your skin and helps with the improvements of the texture of the skin.

Sugar acts as a natural moisturizer and also removes dead skin cells from the surface of the skin.

Himalayan salt helps draw out antioxidants and impurities from the skin and removes bacteria from the skin pores working as a great exfoliant.

Evening primrose is great for repairing skin tissue and has anti aging properties, It also helps reduce inflammation and encourages healthy cell growth.

Organic sugar face scrub
2 tablespoons/30mls of shea butter
10 tablespoons of granulated or raw sugar
40 drops of essential oils. Can customize for different skin concerns such as:

Anti-aging
Rosehip essential oil
Hempseed carrier oil
Evening primrose carrier oil
 

Skin clearing
2 tablespoons/30mls of shea butter
10 tablespoons of granulated or raw sugar
20 drops of Bergamot essential oil
20 drops of Rosehip essential oil
2 tablespoons/30mls of Avocado carrier oil
1 tablespoon/15mls of Calendula carrier oil 
1 tablespoon/15mls of Papaya extract oil

Brightening

Spot treatment face oil
5 drops of Lemon essential oil
5 drops of Rosehip essential oil
2 teaspoons/10mls of Calendula carrier oil
2 teaspoons/10mls of Papaya extract oil
 

Method:
Melt shea butter until it becomes a liquid, Whip the mixture with a hand mixer until it becomes fluffy and then combine the sugar, stirring well until combined. Add the essential oils and mix until combined. Store in a glass jar with a lid.

 

HOW TO USE & TIPS

Tip:

When using this sugar scrub only remove from the jar with a clean dry hand as getting water in the mixture can cause it to mold due to no preservatives being used in this recipe.

SOAP RECIPE IDEAS

Method:

250g soap block
2 drops lavender essential oil
2 drops papaya extract
1/2 teaspoon coconut oil
Dried flowers / salt for decoration

 

Melt down the block of soap using a double boiler or a microwave, stirring occasionally until completely melted. Add 2 drops of lavender essential oil and 2 drops of papaya extract. Stir in teaspoon of coconut oil. You will need a mould for your soap to set in, you can use ice cube trays or a cardboard box or tupperware container (use something you will be able to get the soap out of once it has set). Pour the melted mixture into the mould and add the flowers or salt for decoration. If you want the decoration on top then wait a few moments before decorating the soap because they will sink. Let the soap set for a few hours. Once the soap has solidified remove it gently from the mould.

BENEFITS

Coconut oil is great for healthy skin, it moisturizes and prevents inflammation. It also has antimicrobial properties that help to fight off harmful microorganisms.

Lavender oil helps to reduce stress, has antiseptic qualities and relieves aching muscles.

Papaya extract is wonderful for the skin, it  contains Vitamin A and C and helps Hydrate and rejuvenate skin cells.

Papaya extract has antiaging properties, boosts collagen cells and brightens complexion. It also contains vitamin A and C which help Hydrate and rejuvenate skin cells.

ECZEMA BODY BALM

Method:
2 tablespoons/30mls of Shea butter 
2 tablespoons/30mls of Coconut carrier oil
3 tablespoons/45mls of jojoba carrier oil
1 tablespoon/15mls of apricot carrier oil
10 drops of Bergamot essential oil 
10 drops of Lavandin essential oil
10 drops of Patchouli essential oil

 

Measure out all ingredients (except the essential oils) and put into a glass jar. Place the jar in a pan of simmering water to create a double-boiler effect, this will prevent the essential oils from burning
Once the oils and butters have melted, Remove from heat
Add the essential oils, Stir to combine. Leave mixture to sit at room temperature until the oils have solidified into a balm.
Apply as needed on inflamed eczema areas for relief.

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