Essential oils have a range of well-known benefits, from reducing stress and anxiety to boosting your mood and energy levels. But did you know that essential oils can also be used for your everyday beauty needs? From DIY toner to quick and easy makeup removal, keep reading for 5 natural beauty hacks using essential oils.
DIY facial toner
Many store-bought toners contain harsh chemicals and alcohols that can irritate your skin. Take a natural approach by using essential oils to hydrate and tighten your skin instead! Simply fill a glass bottle with ½ cup of witch hazel and add 3 drops each of lavender oil and geranium oil. Shake well and apply gently using a cotton pad directly to your skin after cleansing and before moisturising.
Soothing body lotion essential oil beauty hack
Do you suffer from dry, itchy skin or eczema? Tea tree oil is one of the best natural remedies to soothe irritated skin. For this natural beauty hack using essential oils, simply add a few drops of organic tea tree oil into your daily body moisturiser and massage gently into the skin immediately after showering.
Natural makeup remover
Looking for a natural makeup remover alternative? Create your very own DIY remover by mixing 2 tablespoons of witch hazel with 2 tablespoons fractionated coconut oil, 2 teaspoons distilled water, and 1-2 drops of organic tea tree oil. Mix well and massage gently into the skin to remove stubborn makeup residue. You can also apply this mixture with a cotton pad or paper towel. Be sure to store in a cool, dry place and use within 3 months.
Hair growth essential oil beauty hack
Did you know lavender oil is thought to speed up hair growth? This versatile oil has properties that help to generate the growth of cells, with added antibacterial properties that promote scalp health! Simply mix a few drops of lavender oil with a carrier oil like coconut or jojoba, and apply directly to your scalp. Leave the mixture for 10 minutes before washing and shampooing as normal. Repeat at least twice a week.
Struggling to tame frizzy hair? Create your own DIY anti-frizz spray by filling a spray bottle with 2 tablespoons of fractionated coconut oil, 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel, ½ cup distilled water and 5 drops of lavender oil. Shake well and spray a thin layer on dry hair after styling! You can shop our full range of essential oils online here.
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