0 Comments August 22, 2015Aromatherapy, DIY Naturally

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Everybody loves a good pamper, but why waste money going to a spa when you can do it yourself right at home, and using only the best, all natural ingredients?

Remember: The oil blends used in these recipes are only recommendations. Aura Cacia has a vast line of amazing oils, so go with whatever scent you love the most! Find even more recipes like this on auracacia.com

 

Exfoliating Foot Scrub

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sweet almond oil
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable glycerin
  • 1/2 teaspoon (or 50 drops) Aura Cacia Comfort Blend Essential Oil
  • 1/4 cup organic sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions

  1. Mix together sweet almond oil, vegetable glycerin, and Comfort Blend in a small bowl.
  2. Add sugar, ground almonds, and baking soda. Stir until fully blended.
  3. Scoop into a 4-ounce glass jar.

Soak feet in hot water until soft. Massage 1 to 2 tablespoons of scrub all over feet. Rinse and massage the remaining oil on your skin into your feet, and wipe dry with a towel.

 

Whipped Body Butter

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup cocoa butter
  • 3 tablespoons sweet almond oil
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable glycerin
  • 1/2 teaspoon (or 50 drops) of Aura Cacia Freshen Blend Essential Oil

Directions

  1. Melt cocoa butter ina sauce pan over low heat.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in sweet almond oil, vegetable glycerin, and Freshen Blend.
  3. Allow mixture to cool until the edges become firm. Whip with a kitchen mixer until the butter becomes fluffy and smooth.
  4. Scoop into a 4 ounce glass jar.

Scoop out desired quantity with fingertips and apply as a long lasting moisturizing cream.

 

 

Soothing Foot Soak

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon vegetable glycerin
  • 30 drops Aura Cacia Comfort Blend Essential Oil
  • 1/4 cup sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda

Directions

  1. Blend sea salt and baking soda together in a small bowl.
  2. Add vegetable glycerin and Comfort Blend and mix until the salt is fully coated.
  3. Scoop into a 4 ounce glass jar.

Dissolve mixture into a large basin containing 1 to 2 gallons of hot water (as hot as your feet can stand). Soak your feet until the water is lukewarm. Dry your feet and follow with an exfoliating food scrub.




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