Essential Oils

  • How to make a DIY Face Mask with Essential Oils

    Essential oils are like snowflakes. Each one is unique and has it’s own properties useful for practically every ailment under the sun. When it comes to skin care essential oils can be a powerful ingredient to add to your regime, but first you have to know which ones will work best with your skin type.
    Once you make a nourishing face mask with natural ingredients and essential oils tailored to your skin type you’ll never want to go back to storebought. It’s so easy, effective and of course, smells naturally amazing.
    You’re going to love this face mask recipe. Just adjust with EO’s that will work for your skin.
    Basic DIY Face Mask Recipe
    ● ½ ripe avocado, mashed
    ● 1 Tbsp raw honey
    ● 1 Tbsp aloe vera gel
    ● 1 tsp vitamin E oil
    ● ½ tsp lemon juice
    ● 3-5 drops essential oil for your skin type
    Blend all ingredients until smooth and apply liberally on your face and neck. Let sit for 15 minutes or longer before rinsing off with warm water.
    Essential Oils for Different Skin Types
    Essential oils for oily skin: orange, lemon, neroli, ylang ylang, grapefruit
    Essential oils for dry skin: roman chamomile, frankincense, cedarwood, lavender
    Essential oils for mature skin: rose, frankincense, patchouli, sandalwood, cypress
    Essential oils for acne prone skin: lavender, tea tree oil, lemon, orange
    Essential oils for combination skin: rose, patchouli, lavender