DIY With Essential Oils

Personal Care Products

Hand Sanitizer Spray

5 drops On Guard

1 tsp Fractionated Coconut OIl (FCO)

Place in a 2oz spray bottle.  Top with water. Shake well.

 

Makeup Brush Cleaner

2 tbs FCO

5 drops grapefruit and melaleuca

Mix ingredients.  Swish brushes. Rinse and dry.

 

Deep Conditioner

3 tbs coconut oil

1 tbs olive oil

4 drops lavender, 4 drops peppermint.  Mix together and put in small jar.

 

Dry Shampoo

¼ cup arrowroot powder

2 drops each lavender, peppermint and rosemary

For dark hair add, 2 tbs arrowroot and 2 tbs cocoa powder.  Apply with a makeup brush to roots and oily part of hair.

 

After Sun Spray

1 cup aloe vera juice

¼ cup FCO

1 tsp vitamin E

8 drops each lavender, peppermint and melaleuca

 

Shaving Cream

For both men and women

⅓ cup shea butter

⅓ cup coconut oil

¼ cup FCO

5 drops sandalwood

5 drops peppermint

5 drops melaleuca

Place all ingredients except for essential oils in a microwave safe bowl.  Heat in microwave until melted.  Stir well.  Add oils and let harden.  

 

Hand Soap

2 tbs castile soap (such as Dr. Bronner’s)

1 tbs FCO

10 drops On Guard.

Water to top.  

Mix well and place in a glass hand soap dispenser.

 

Body Wash

8 oz empty bottle

½ cup castile soap unscented

4 tbs vegetable glycerin – helps to lather and thicken soap

3 tbs FCO

10 drops of any choice of oils (suggestion: citrus bliss, lime, grapefruit, lavender)

 

Moisturizer

⅓ cup aloe vera gel

2 tbs sweet almond oil

2 tbs jojoba oil

½ tbs beeswax

10 drops lavender.  

Heat almond oil, jojoba and beeswax in microwave.  Add aloe and lavender.  Blend with hand mixer until desired consistency.

 

Baby Powder

½ cup cornstarch

½ cup arrowroot powder

1 drop lavender

1 drop roman chamomile or just add 2 drops of lavender

 

Sugar Scrub

¼ cup brown sugar

¼ cup turbinado sugar

½ cup FCO

10 drops lime

5 drops ginger

Store in airtight container.

 

Mouthwash

5 drops each lemon and  peppermint or 10 drops On Guard

2 cups distilled water

Use an empty bottle to store.

 

Kids Shampoo

1 cup water

1 cup castile soap

1 tsp vegetable glycerin

10-15 drops lavender

 

Home Cleaning Products

Glass Cleaner

16 oz  glass bottle

1 ½ cup white vinegar

½ cup distilled water

8 drops lemon or wild orange

 

All Purpose Cleaner

1 ¾ cup water

1 ¾ cup vinegar

30 drops On Guard

 

Carpet Cleaner

2 cups baking soda

10 drops Purify

Sprinkle on carpet and let sit for 1-2 hours

 

Soft Scrub Cleanser

¾ cup baking soda

¼ cup castile soap

1 tbs water

1 tbs vinegar

5-10 drops lemon

 

Wood Polish

¼ cup olive oil

¼ cup vinegar

10 drops wild orange or lemon

 

Jewelry Polish

2 tbs baking soda

2 tbs salt

10 drops lime

Warm water.  

Let jewelry sit for 5-10 minutes.  Scrub with a toothbrush. Rinse and pat dry.

 

Grime Cleaner

Use an old toothbrush to scrub

1 cup baking soda

¼ cup water

20 drops lemon