dōTERRA DIY — peppermint

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Milk Bath with dōTERRA Oils

Milk Bath with dōTERRA Oils 0

Ingredients

1 cup Epsom salt

½ cup baking soda

½ cup corn starch

2 cups powdered milk

¼ cup coconut oil

20 drops of one or more of the following essential oils:

Dried lavender (optional)

Directions

Combine all ingredients, stirring until evenly combined.

Surfaces Clean with dōTERRA Oils

Surfaces Clean with dōTERRA Oils 0

Keep your surfaces clean and fingerprint free with the cleansing benefits of Eucalyptus oil all-purpose spray. To create this simple cleaner, mix 10 drops of Eucalyptus oilPeppermint oil, and Wild Orange oil with 1/4 cup of white vinegar and 1 3/4 cup water in a 16. oz glass spray bottle. Then, simply shake the bottle and spray on needed surfaces. This spray is perfect for a quick clean around the house and smells great!
DIY Lotions Bars with dōTERRA Oils

DIY Lotions Bars with dōTERRA Oils 0

DIY/Make 'n Take Lavender Eucalyptus Lotion Bars 

Dealing with dry skin? We’ve got you covered with our Lavender Eucalyptus Lotion Bars. These lotion bars are not only simple to make, but do wonders for dry skin. Made with beeswax, coconut oil, and shea butter—plus being infused with doTERRA Lavender and Eucalyptus essential oils—will leave your skin feeling soft and moisturized throughout the day.

These lotion bars are super simple to make, provide a great opportunity for a DIY Make 'n Take class, and make perfect gifts for holidays, showers, weddings, etc.

If you thinking about gifting these lotion bars, the packaging you choose can be an added bonus for whomever you decide to gift them to. A few different packaging ideas include: an organza bag with a homemade label attached, wrapping the bar in burlap and twine with a sprig of lavender.

We chose to do Lavender and Eucalyptus, and though the combinations are limitless, here are a few scents we think you might also enjoy:

Ingredients (Makes 4–6 bars)

  • 1 cup beeswax
  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup shea butter
  • 10–15 drops Lavender essential oil
  • 10–15 drops Eucalyptus essential oil
    • Dried lavender and eucalyptus (optional)

Directions

  • Combine and melt (microwave or double boiler) beeswax, coconut oil, and shea butter. 
  • Add Lavender and Eucalyptus essential oils.
  • Pour or spoon into mold of choice.
    • Note: If using dried ingredients, sprinkle into mold beforehand.
Herbal Hairspray with dōTERRA Oils

Herbal Hairspray with dōTERRA Oils 0

Making your own hairspray is easy with essential oils and only takes a few simple ingredients you already have at home. It can easily be customizable to your favorite essential oils and to your preferred hold.
 
Ingredients
1 cup water
4 teaspoons sugar 
2 drops Geranium oil
2 drops Lavender oil
2 drops Rosemary oil
2 drops Clary Sage oil
 
Tip: Use more or less sugar depending on how strong you want the hold to be.
 
Note: Feel free to customize the essential oils to your preference. You can use one or all of the essential oils listed above. However, be careful using citrus oils as they can lighten your hair if exposed to UV light.
 
Instructions
  1. In saucepan, combine sugar and water. Bring heat to boil and stir until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and cool.
  2. Pour essential oil into 8-ounce glass fine mist spray bottle and add cooled sugar water. 
  3. Use as you would any other hairspray.
Flavored Toothpicks with dōTERRA Oils

Flavored Toothpicks with dōTERRA Oils 0

Everyone enjoys a flavored toothpick! They are great for freshening breath, cleaning teeth, and fighting off sweet tooth cravings.
 
Items Needed
Toothpicks
Glass jar with lid
10–20 drops Cinnamon Bark oil
Tin to hold toothpicks
 
Instructions
  1. Take glass jar and fill bottom with Fractionated Coconut Oil, about ¼ inch.
  2. For mild cinnamon flavor add 10 drops Cinnamon Bark oil to jar. Add more drops for stronger flavor.
  3. Place toothpicks in jar. Let toothpicks sit in oil mixture for 8 hours or until oil is absorbed. 
  4. After toothpicks have absorbed oil mixture, lay toothpicks on plate and let dry 24 hours. 
  5. Place flavored toothpicks in small tin or glass jar to use when needed.
Note: Try different flavors such as Peppermint, Slim & Sassy, doTERRA On Guard, or Wild Orange. Get creative and try to make your own flavor combination such as Cinnamon Bark and Peppermint, or Peppermint and Grapefruit. The options are endless.
Dry Shampoo with dōTERRA Oils

Dry Shampoo with dōTERRA Oils 0

Want to know a secret? You don’t need to wash your hair every day! In fact, it may be better for your hair to take a break from the shampoo every once in a while. This DIY Dry Shampoo made with essential oils is a great way to keep your hair looking, smelling, and feeling great for those days between washes.

 

Ingredients:

For light hair:

¼ cup arrowroot powder
2 drops Lavender essential oil
2 drops Rosemary essential oil
2 drops Peppermint essential oil

For dark hair:

2 tablespoons arrowroot powder
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 drops Lavender essential oil
2 drops Rosemary essential oil
2 drops Peppermint essential oil

 

Directions:

  1. Put arrowroot powder, cocoa powder (if using), and essential oils into food processor.
  2. Pulse until well combined.
  3. Store in glass jar.
  4. To use, apply powder with old make-up brush to roots and oily parts of hair.