Giveaway Prize & DIY Recipes

Giveaway Prize /// Beautycounter + EOs Event

Look at that giveaway prize from last Sunday's joint Beautycounter + Essential Oils event. Don't you wish you would have attended?!? All the fixings for a skincare makeover. Here are the DIY recipes.

Microdermabrasion Scrub

INGREDIENTS: 5 1/2 tbsp. Baking Soda + 2 1/2 tbsp. coconut oil (rounded) + 6 tsp. water + 8 drops frankincense + 8 drops lavender + 8 drops Purification + 4 oz. glass jar

PREPARATION: Add the ingredients in the jar and mix together with a fork until well blended.

APPLICATION: Use fingers to apply to a clean face. Scrub lightly in circular motion and rinse.

Clear Your Skin Roller

INGREDIENTS: 4 drops Purification + 1 drop R.C. + 1 drop Thieves + unscented, alcohol-free witch hazel + 10 mL glass roller bottle

PREPARATION: Drop the essential oils into the roller bottle. Using a mini stainless steel funnel, fill remainder of the bottle with witch hazel. 

APPLICATION: Roll between hands before use. Apply daily to problem areas on face.

Nightly Under-Eye Roller

INGREDIENTS: 15 drops lavender + 15 drops lemon + 15 drops frankincense + 1 tsp. unscented, alcohol-free witch hazel + sweet almond oil + 10 mL glass roller bottle

PREPARATION: Drop the essential oils into the roller bottle. Using a mini stainless steel funnel, add witch hazel and fill remainder of the bottle with sweet almond oil. 

APPLICATION: Roll between hands before use. Apply at night due to the photosensitivity of the oils used in the recipe. Carefully avoid eyes.

Whipped Body Butter

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/4 cups shea butter + 1/2 cup organic, cold-pressed coconut oil + 1/2 cup apricot kernel seed oil or sweet almond oil (try Dr. Adorable's brand) + 1 tsp. vitamin E oil + 2 tbsp. arrowroot powder + 25-30 drops of your favorite essential oils

PREPARATION: In a double boiler over medium heat, melt the coconut oil and shea butter. Remove from heat and pour in mixing bowl. Set mixing bowl in refrigerator for about an hour or more, or until the mixture is semi-solid. Remove from the refrigerator and begin mixing it in an electric mixer on a low speed. Add apricot kernel seed or sweet almond oil slowly to the mixture. Increase the speed of the mixer to high. Add essential oils of choice. Whip mixture for about 10 minutes until light and fluffy. Using a wood spoon transfer body butter into container.

Rosemary + Peppermint Body Scrub

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup organic raw sugar (brown or white) + ΒΌ cup carrier oil (almond oil, grapeseed oil, coconut oil, or olive oil) + 5 drops essential oil of your choice + 5 drops essential oil of your choice

PREPARATION: Combine all ingredients in a glass jar and shake well.

APPLICATION: Use as often as desired to soften skin.