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    Eucalyptus Oil Chest Rub DIY Recipe

    By Jeff Steele on March 24, 2016

    Who doesn’t love the smell of eucalyptus oil, or did they call it menthalyptus in the commercial? We all grew up with that good old chest rub. And it works great, but if you’d like to know exactly what goes into it AND save a buck or two, we can now make it ourselves. It’s funny, of all the products

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    Frankincense Oil Wrinkle Cream DIY Recipe

    By Jeff Steele on March 21, 2016

    Frankincense oil has some amazing properties for the skin, so it is a great fit for this recipe for wrinkle cream. Frankincense oil is a strong astringent. This means that it helps protect skin cells from damage by contracting the cells and pores where it is applied. Frankincense oil can be used to help improve the appearance of pores, prevent and minimize wrinkles, and

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    Eucalyptus Oil Bath Salts DIY Recipe

    By Jeff Steele on March 18, 2016

    Eucalyptus oil reminds us of a day spa, and the scent the eucalyptus oil gives these bath salts will make you actually want to stop what you are doing and take a bath. The bath, as compared to a shower, is often passed over. We think it is too much of a fuss, that it takes too much hot water,

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    Eucalyptus Oil Shaving Cream DIY Recipe

    By Jeff Steele on March 15, 2016

    Cooling eucalyptus oil is the cornerstone of this fluffy shaving cream. Commercially available shaving creams are full of foaming agents, lubricants, and aerosol propellants that make them “terrible”. Although they work well, when you are shaving, you’re exposing new skin to the world. I want to keep that new skin pampered, not hampered. So, I like to keep those kinds

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    Frankincense Oil Facial Toner DIY Recipe

    By Jeff Steele on March 10, 2016

    This frankincense oil facial toner recipe is so easy to make, and yields great results as a part of your beauty regimen. The first great thing this toner does is shrink and purify your pores. When pores are clogged, they look to be bigger then they are because they are easier to see. This frankincense oil toner contains a natural

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    Lavender Oil Sheet Spray DIY Recipe

    By Jeff Steele on March 7, 2016

    Lavender oil has such a great clean scent, it’s no wonder the Europeans have used it to scent their laundry for centuries. In fact, the word “lavender” comes from the Latin word “lavare” which means “to wash”. It’s use in a laundry environment is baked into its own name! The french call this recipe, “eau de leavened” and it can be

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    Lavender Oil Hot Oil Treatment DIY Recipe

    By Jeff Steele on March 3, 2016

    Lavender oil helps this hot oil treatment perform wonderfully as a deep conditioner. This is in part due to the fact that lavender oil disinfects the scalp and hair follicles, and enhances blood circulation at the scalp. Like we mentioned in our facial scrub recipe, something awesome happens when lavender is mixed with coconut oil. The end result is that your

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    Lavender Oil Hand Sanitizer DIY Recipe

    By Jeff Steele on March 1, 2016

    This recipe for lavender oil hand sanitizer invokes strong feelings from some readers. Many feel that Americans use too much hand sanitizer, and that we are creating resistant strains of super germs in the process. Others feel that there are billions of nasty germs out there, and that we are exposed to very awful things everyday from the surfaces we

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    Lavender Oil Dishwasher Tablets DIY Recipe

    By Jeff Steele on February 24, 2016

    You know why we always love to make lavender oil dishwasher tablets? It’s the silicone molds! In our house, we LOVE silicon baking molds. Ok, we are addicted to them. Growing up, we all had these boring metal cupcake molds. And then there were ice cube trays. Today, these kids have it made. Silicone molds come shaped like hearts, stars,

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    Peppermint Oil Sugar Scrub DIY Recipe

    By Jeff Steele on February 22, 2016

    We think everything is just the cutest thing we’ve ever made, but with this peppermint oil sugar scrub, we might actually be right!

    It’s one of our favorite holiday gifts for the kids’ teachers, friends, family members.