One of the things I love the most about essential oils is using them to making my own DIY products, like cleaning supplies, lotion, and roller bottle blends – and having a few basic supplies on hand to put my essential oil creations in makes them even more fun to use.
If you’ve been wanting to try out some basic and effective uses for essential oil but you’re not sure where to start, here are my favorite fool-proof tips for using lemon essential oil!
Dangers of chemical exposure are all around us, all the time. Without even realizing it, we are constantly coming into contact with them through the air we breath, the toiletries/beauty products we put on our bodies, and through household cleaning products we breath in and that are absorbed into our skin.
The dry season is here in Northern Michigan, & that means it’s time to stock up on my favorite homemade hand lotion! Winters are long & cold here – it’s been in the single digits all week! – so we go through a lot of it. A few years ago my skin started reacting to several of the lotions & cosmetics I was using, so I wanted to find a hand lotion I could make myself to try to eliminate the chemicals found in most store bought lotions.
Did you know you can build a medicine cabinet using essential oils? They’re a great alternative to over the counter medicines. They’re not just a healthier alternative – they’re also very effective!