Showing posts with label Personal Care. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Personal Care. Show all posts

Monday, May 15, 2023

Mosquito Repellant Bracelet


1 C. witch hazel
15 drops citronella essential oil
15 drops lemongrass essential oil
5 drops lavender essential oil
5 drops peppermint essential oil


  1. Add witch hazel and essential oils to a spray bottle.
  2. Shake to combine.
  3. Spray the essential oil mixture onto both sides of a paracord bracelet until it is thoroghly saturated.
  4. Set aside to dry.

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Homemade Vapor-Rub


1/2 C. olive oil, coconut oil, or almond oil
2 T. beeswax pastilles
20 drops of Eucalyptus Oil
20 drops Lavender Oil
10 drops Rosemary Oil


  1. Melt beeswax with oil of choice in a double boiler until just melted.
  2. Add the essential oils (use half the amount for a baby version or dilute with canola oil before using).
  3. Stir until will mixed and pour into some type of container with a lid to store.  Little tins work well, as do small jars.
  4. Use as needed to help sooth coughing and congestion.

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Healthy Scalp Recipe

10 drops Lavender essential oil
10 drops Rosemary essential oil
10 oz. water.

Combine all 3 ingredients.
Spray on hair.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Detangling Conditioner

1 T. apple cider vinegar
1 cup water
spray bottle


  1. Add apple cider vinegar a clean spray bottle with water.
  2. Spry damp hair and massage in thoroughly with hands.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Homemade Pain Relieving Cream

1/2 c. Coconut Oil
2 t. Beeswax pellets
5 drops Camphor oil
5 drops Peppermint oil

5 drops Eucalyptus oil
  1. Melt coconut oil and beeswax pellets. (I use a double boiler)
  2. Stir until melted.
  3. Allow the mixture to cool, but not to set up.
  4. Add the essential oils and stir.
  5. Pour into a small container and allow to cool completely.
Note:  Since coconut oil is the dominant ingredient, this will melt if kept in a warm place. 


Friday, February 7, 2014

Basic Lip Balm

1 t. beeswax
2 t. coconut oil
2 drops vitamin E oil
2-3 drops flavor oil

Melt beeswax and coconut oil.
Stir in vitamin E oil.
Add flavor oil
Place in tube or pot.

Note:  This can be made without the flavor oil if you don't have any on hand.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Tea Tree Oil Shampoo

This is a handy shampoo to combat dandruff or scalp build up.

What You Will Need:
  • 1 Bottle Shampoo (preferably dye and fragrance free)
  • 1 Bottle Tea Tree Oil
  • Dropper
  1. Using a dropper, add 2 drops of tea tree oil per ounce of shampoo.
  2. Replace the shampoo bottle cap and shake well to mix.
  3. Shake shampoo before each use.
  4. Use shampoo as you normally would.
  • Do not ingest tea tree oil.
  • Do not use tea tree oil undiluted
  • Watch for allergic reactions, especially if it is your first time using tea tree oil.
  • Do Not use tea tree oil if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • As with any essential oils, use with caution.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Lemon and Lavender Cuticle Cream

1 ½ oz. Shea Butter
½ oz. Cocoa Butter
¼ oz. Beeswax
½ tsp. Vitamin E Oil or Coconut Oil
5 drops Lemon Essential Oil
5 drops Lavender Essential Oil

  1. Add the butters, beeswax and coconut oil (if using) to the double boiler, and heat gently to melt, stirring occasionally.
  2. When fully melted, turn off heat and allow to cool slightly.
  3. Before cuticle balm starts to solidify add the vitamin E oil (if using) and essential oils.
  4. Mix gently to combine ingredients and pour into your container.
  5. Leave to fully cool and set.
Use daily, and when your cuticles need a little extra moisturizer.  Keep in mind that a little goes a long way.