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Peppermint Lavender Foot Scrub Recipe

I have a treat for you guys today, an easy recipe for a Peppermint Lavender Foot Scrub.  There are only four ingredients needed, and most are basic household items. Here is what you need: Epsom salt – 1 cup (or course sea salt) Vegetable Oil – 4-6 tablespoons (any carrier oil will work: fractionated coconut, olive, jojoba, etc.) Lavender Essential Oil – 6 drops Peppermint Essential Oil – 6 drops Food coloring – 3 drops (optional) Mix the ingredients together and you are done! You only need 4 ingredients: Epsom Salt, Vegetable Oil, Peppermint Oil & Lavender Oil.   Combine the ingredients and mix together. That’s it!   Add in 2-3 drops of food coloring if you’d like. Place in an...

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Homemade Body Butter Recipe with Frankincense & Peppermint

Looking for a creamy, long-lasting body butter that is good for your skin? How about one that can help reduce the signs of aging: wrinkles and sun spots? Last night I made a Frankincense Peppermint body butter. It was very easy to make as I only needed four ingredients, and in 10 minutes the body butter was made and ready for testing. My 6 year old daughter was my guinea pig.  She has very dry hands and doesn’t like to use lotion since she sucks her thumb at night. She thinks lotion tastes bad (which it does), so her hands continue to get more and more dry. Last night she agreed to try my new body butter. It was very creamy...

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Homemade Peppermint & Lavender Lip Balm Recipe

I have to admit, I’m a chapstick/lip balm/lipstick addict. I have to apply something to my lips at least once an hour. Usually I use Burt’s Bees or lipstick. One of our customers loves essential oils (even more than we do) and she gave us a wonderful Peppermint Lavender Lip Balm that she made at home. I was skeptical at first that it could replace my Burt’s Bees — well, I was wrong. Aside from smelling wonderful, it was very moisturizing and the best part was that I didn’t have to apply it every hour. I could go two hours or more (ok, I haven’t timed it). But my point is that it works great! This homemade lip balm doesn’t have the addictive...

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