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Essential Oils

Homemade Face Moisturizer

I have been having so much fun finding new ways to incorporate essential oils into my daily life. I also love DIY projects so I feel like I am just getting started on this journey.

I have pretty sensitive skin and have always had hormonal acne right around my chin area. My dermatologist said it likely wouldn’t change until I had a baby. Well here I am a year and a half postpartum and same issue. This moisturizer really does help. It hasn’t cleared the issues completely but it does make them clear up faster and I’ll take any help I can get.

This is a very simple recipe and takes about 5 minutes to make.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Organic Raw Shea Butter
  • 1/2 cup Organic Unfiltered Coconut Oil
  • 15 drops Frankincense
  • 10 Drops Lavender
  • 4 oz. glass jar

Instructions:

  • Whip the shea butter and coconut oil in a mixer until smooth. (I used my KitchenAid but you can use a hand mixer)
  • Add oils and mix until combined
  • Transfer to glass jar
  • Enjoy that smooth skin! 🙂

It is so easy to slowly cut the toxic products out of your home. If you haven’t already, get the “Think Dirty” app and scan those products you use in your home daily. I think you will be surprised just how toxic things really are for you.

If you are interested getting started with oils and learning more about how you can start ditching and switching to a more healthy lifestyle, click here and get your hands on the best oils!

DIY Face Cream, Essential Oils, young living, lavender, frankincense

***  Any suggestions made on this blog are only specific to Young Living essential oils and should not be used with oils from another source. Statements made on this website about Young Living Essential Oils have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products and information are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Anyone suffering from disease or injury should consult with a physician. If you are currently on medication, please do not stop.

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