In small glass container, combine shea butter, beeswax, and Fractionated Coconut Oil
Place in saucepan with 1–1 ½ inches of boiling water
Stir ingredients for 5–10 minutes until combined Tip: Use a popsicle stick for easy cleanup.
Once melted, remove from heat and let rest for 3 minutes
Add essential oils and stir
Pour into container and let harden 2–3 hours
To use, just apply a small amount to cuticles and rub until absorbed.
“Tip OFF” Tuesday
Tuesday Tip-off! Tuesday Tip-off! Douglas Fir can help promote feelings of clear airways and easy breathing. It is cleansing and purifying to the skin and it promotes a positive mood/sense of focus.
Topical Use of Essential Oils: Topical application is one of the ways you can experience the benefits of doTERRA essential oils. This form of application is unique because it allows for localized effects in the area of the application in addition to providing whole body support. Additionally, you can use essential oils topically when you want an easy way to target specific areas on your body.
Face: Use essential oil as part of your regular skin care regimen to beautify the skin and promote a clear, healthy looking complexion.
Neck/Forehead/Temples: These areas are good to target feelings of tension.
Abdomen: Application of essential oils, especially over major digestive organs.
Arms/Legs/Back: Massage onto the arms, wrists, legs, feet, or back after physical activity.
Roof of the Mouth (Soft Palette)/Base of the Skull: Applying oils to these areas is an excellent way to help transform your mood and balance your emotions.
Chest: Rubbing oils onto the chest promotes feelings of clear breathing.
Bottoms of Feet: The feet have large pores that rapidly absorb essential oils, making this an ideal application site for generalized effect. Apply and massage in 2–4 drops of essential oil.
As the season heats up, it’s time to spotlight one of my favorite dōTERRA citrus oils. This time of year is generally a time to get organized, in shape, and ready for summer vacations. I use doTERRA Grapefruit oil as part of a spring detox routine. Grapefruit essential oil adds a delicious flavor to any beverage for a sweet twist as it helps to cleanse the body of any unwanted toxins in support of a healthy metabolism.
Add a few drops grapefruit oil to your water throughout the day to support a healthy metabolism and have a positive effect on your digestive system
Are you trying to shed some extra weight or stick to a diet? Use Grapefruit essential oil to help you meet your goals. Add a few drops of Grapefruit oil into a diffuser to help increase motivation.
Apply topically as grapefruit can be a great diuretic and lymphatic stimulant (one of my favorite oils to use for dry brushing)
Add 1-2 drops to a smoothie for a refreshing twist
Add several drops to your wrist and chest when a craving strikes
Add 1-2 drops grapefruit oil to your water because of its antibacterial abilities, it is able to reduce yeast/candida which causes cravings for many of us with gut imbalances
Add 15 drops grapefruit oil or Slim-n-Sassy to a nasal inhaler because grapefruit oil is known to lower cravings when inhaled directly
Combine Grapefruit and Elevation for a tangy combination, it uplifts your mood and provides an energizing aroma. It’s a great motivation boost to help set your mindset and accomplish your spring-cleaning (of your home and body) this season.
Adding a few drops to your diffuser necklace is a great place to receive continual support throughout the day and stay motivated
Fun Fact The name “grapefruit” is attributed to the fruits growing in clusters that resemble those of grapes.
Oils that Blend Well with Grapefruit Essential Oil Grapefruit blends well with a variety of different essential oils for additional body and mind benefits. For an ideal blend, combine Grapefruit with Frankincense, Ylang Ylang, Geranium, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, and Bergamot essential oils for diffusion.
Cautions-Good to Know! Possible skin sensitivity. Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.
Lip stains make for a perfect DIY project because they only contain a few ingredients, and the colors are completely customizable. These recipes contain Lemon, Lavender, Peppermint and Grapefruit oils, which can all create an invigorating aromatic experience when applied topically.
Rosemary Spearmint Soap- Whether you’re making it for yourself or for others, these step-by-step instructions are simple and easy. The end product is elegant and the fragrance is divine.
Items Needed Olive oil melt-and-pour soap base
15 drops Spearmint oil
15 drops Rosemary oil
Optional: Dried herbs
Tuesday Tip Off Apply 1-2 drops of Spearmint essential oil to your toothbrush before brushing your teeth for fresh breath!
No one likes the feeling of chapped lips, but it’s an all-too-common phenomenon. Our lips possess the most delicate skin on our faces, so they’re even more sensitive to sunburn or to getting dried out. This is especially true when the weather is cold outside and our furnaces are going full-blast. For healthier, softer lips, take a look at the following tips.
Although you may not live near the beach, your hair can easily look like you’ve been playing in the waves with this homemade salt spray. This easy spray will help give you those perfect beach waves—without all the sand and greasy sunscreen—to help recreate your best hair days at the beach with loose, carefree curls.
Tuesday Tip Off! Rosemary essential oil helps support a healthy lifestyle regimen and well-being*. This oil provides a savory addition to many meats marinades, side dishes, and dressings.
Add a colorful twist to your breakfast routine with these delicious fruit and yogurt granola cups. These individual tarts are made with natural ingredients and will make your everyday mundane meal feel like hosting high tea. This recipe includes Cinnamon Bark oil which adds a sweet and spicy flavor, and supports healthy metabolic function. What better way to start your day than with a metabolism boost?