dōTERRA DIY — fractionated coconut oil

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Leave-In Conditioning Spray with dōTERRA Oils

Leave-In Conditioning Spray with dōTERRA Oils 0

Sometimes hair needs a little extra boost. Pamper your mane with this sweet-smelling spray infused with essential oils to help promote healthy-looking hair. The Rosemary oil in this mixture conditions and strengthens, while Ylang Ylang leaves locks looking full, smooth, and silky. Whether you use it every day or only in the dry winter months, this leave-in conditioner provides great support for hair that’s feeling stiff and overworked.

Ingredients
3 parts distilled water
2½ tablespoons vegetable glycerin
1 tablespoon Fractionated Coconut Oil
1 tablespoon rose water
2 drops Ylang Ylang essential oil
3 drops Rosemary essential oil

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in an eight-ounce glass spray bottle.
  2. Shake well and spray over damp hair after your normal shampoo and conditioner routine.
  3. Do not rinse. Style hair as usual.
Gingerbread Bath Bombs and Scrub with dōTERRA Ginger

Gingerbread Bath Bombs and Scrub with dōTERRA Ginger 0

These two diy's make a great and easy gift. Enjoy the warming and spicy aroma of Cinnamon and Ginger together in this gingerbread scrub and bath bomb combo.

Gingerbread Sugar Scrub

Ingredients
¾ cup packed dark brown sugar
½ cup Fractionated Coconut Oil
5 drops Cinnamon Bark oil
5 drops Ginger oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon allspice

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl until combined. 
  2. Store in an airtight container. 
  3. To use, massage over skin for 30 seconds or until sugar dissolves, then rinse with warm water and pat skin dry.

Gingerbread Bath Bombs
Ingredients
½ cup baking soda
¼ cup epsom salt
¼ cup citric acid
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon allspice
2 teaspoons fractionated coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon molasses
5 drops Cinnamon Bark oil
5 drops Ginger oil

Instructions

  1. Whisk dry ingredients in a bowl until combined.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients and mix.
  3. Combine wet and dry ingredients and mix well. Mixture should be relatively dry but still moldable. 
  4. If the mixture is too moist the bath bombs will lose their fizziness, so spritz with water carefully if the mixture is too dry to hold shape.
  5. Pack mixture into molds and allow to dry for at least 24 hours before removing.
  6. Store in a dry place until use.

Tips: Want to go a step further? Replace the Grapefruit and Wild Orange oil in this Whipped Body Butter DIY with 5 drops cinnamon, 5 drops Ginger, and a splash of vanilla extract for a gingerbread body butter!

Coconut Salt Scrub with dōTERRA Oils

Coconut Salt Scrub with dōTERRA Oils 0

Smooth, glowing skin is a must-have for warm spring weather. This coconut salt scrub will help exfoliate dry winter skin and bring back its bright, youthful appearance.

 Ingredients
1 cup organic virgin coconut oil
1 cup Pink Himalayan (or Epsom) salt
¼ cup Fractionated Coconut Oil
15 drops favorite essential oil

 Instructions

  1. Melt coconut oil in microwave or over double boiler
  2. Once melted, remove from heat
  3. Add Fractionated Coconut Oil and Pink Himalayan Salt to melted coconut oil
  4. Stir until combined
  5. Add essential oil
  6. Let sit until coconut oil solidifies, stirring every 10 minutes
    Tip: Put in refrigerator to speed up the cooling process.
  7. Stir until well combined and store in an airtight container
  8. To use, rub on skin and rinse with warm water
DIY Heat Protectant Spray with dōTERRA Oils

DIY Heat Protectant Spray with dōTERRA Oils 0

Shield your strands with a heat protectant spray made with Clary Sage and Geranium essential oils. Easy to make, this DIY spray will have your hair feeling full and healthy.


Ingredients:
1 teaspoon Fractionated Coconut Oil
1 tablespoon sweet almond oil
2 teaspoons doTERRA Salon Essential Smoothing Conditioner
1 cup water
5 drops Clary Sage essential oil
5 drops Geranium essential oil
Small spray bottle


Directions:

  1. Pour half of water into spray bottle.
  2. Add Fractionated Coconut Oil, sweet almond oil, conditioner, and essential oils into bottle.
  3. Add remaining water and shake well.
  4. To use, apply one spritz to hair and work it through until hair is lightly coated. Style as normal.
Foot Mask with dōTERRA Bergamot

Foot Mask with dōTERRA Bergamot 0

You don't have to stress about cracked heels on your feet this summer. Try this nourishing foot mask made with Bergamot essential oil (and other feet-friendly ingredients) for nourished and beautiful feet.


Why use a foot mask?
 Since our feet have the most pores per square inch than any other area of the body, it is important to remember to treat the feet too! What you put on the feet will absorb into the rest of the body, so do your best to gather high quality, organic ingredients for this foot mask.


Ingredients:

½ cup organic Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons organic raw honey
2 splashes doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil
1 stalk organic celery
6 drops Bergamot oil


Notes:

  • The probiotics in Greek yogurt help deliver beneficial proteins and the lactic acid it contains rids the surface of old cells, making way for radiant, fresh skin.
  • Celery is rich in zinc, which helps to repair dry, cracked skin. Celery also carries vitamins and is cleansing and detoxifying.
  • Raw honey is a natural humectant, contains beneficial enzymes and antioxidants, and has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Bergamot essential oil is calming and soothing to the skin.

Instructions:

  1. Grate stalk of celery and drain excess moisture in strainer or with paper towel.
  2. Add celery and remaining ingredients to food processor or blender.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Ready a wet washcloth or sit by tub.
  5. Apply mask immediately to entire foot with fingers or brush.
  6. Let sit 15–20 minutes while enjoying mask’s cooling sensation and the calming effects of Bergamot essential oil.
  7. Rinse off and enjoy your nourished and moisturized feet.
Almond Orange Scrub with dōTERRA Wild Orange

Almond Orange Scrub with dōTERRA Wild Orange 0

One way to keep your skin looking and feeling healthy is to exfoliate regularly. Unfortunately, many body scrubs contain unnecessary ingredients and artificial fragrances. This natural 4-ingredient scrub will help eliminate dead skin cell buildup, and simultaneously boost your mood with the help of Wild Orange oil

 
High in monoterpenes, Wild Orange oil is also known for its purifying properties and invigorating aroma. Use this scrub in the shower, bath, or as an everyday hand cleanser and enjoy the benefits of smooth vibrant skin.
 
 
Ingredients
1 handful slivered almonds
1 orange peel
1 cup of doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil
3–5 drops Wild Orange essential oil
 
Directions
Add almonds, orange peel, Fractionated Coconut Oil, and Wild Orange oil into a food processor and mix until ingredients are well combined. Store in an air-tight glass container and use 1–2 tablespoons as needed.
 
Note: Avoid contact with UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying citrus oils to the skin