Friday, July 28, 2017

face moisturizer

face moisturizer
adapted from root and revel

3 tablespoons shea butter
3 tablespoons coconut oil
2 tablespoons rose hip oil
20 drops ylang ylang
20 drops frankincense

  1. Heat shea butter and coconut oil until liquefied (do not over heat!)
  2. Add rose hip oil and essential oils
  3. Place in fridge overnight to solidify
  4. Use as needed on face
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Thursday, July 27, 2017


makes 5 oz from root and revel

1 1/2 tablespoons organic raw apple cider vinegar
4 tablespoons rose water
4 tablespoons witch hazel
20 drops of rose essential oils
  1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients and gently stir.
  2. Using a funnel, pour the mixture into a glass jar, ideally one fitted with a spritzer.
  3. Shake before each use. Spritz 4-5 sprays onto clean face
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

foaming hand soap

foaming hand soap
makes 8 oz from mommypotamus

2/3 cup distilled water
1/3 cup liquid castile soap (I like Sals Suds for this)
24 drops essential oil (I like tea tree)

  1. Add the essential oil to the castile soap and stir together.
  2. Add the water.
  3. Pour the liquid into a clean foaming hand soap container.
  4. Use within one month.
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

face serum

face serum

2 tablespoons jojoba oil
2 tablespoons rose hip oil
20 drops bergamot essential oil
20 drops lavender essential oil
20 drops frankincense essential oil
20 drops rose essential oil
20 drops ylang ylang essential oil
  1. Mix together
  2. Store in a cool, dark place
  3. If high concentration of oils irritate skin, then decrease drop amounts
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