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Cuticle Oil

Jojoba Oil is not really an oil, but a liquid wax from the jojoba plant. Its structure is very similar to human sebum, which is why it is so well tolerated in topical applications. It makes a very good base oil for cuticle oil, and can be enhanced with essential oils. For example, Carrot Seed EO will be helpful for damaged cuticles, Tea Tree for its antisceptic and antifungal properties, and Benzoin to help strengthen nails. In fact, Victorian ladies would often paint their nails with a mix of alcohol and benzoin to give them a little lustre. Imperial Ingredients Metric 2 T. Jojba Oil 30 ml 10 drops Essential Oil of choice 10 drops ¼ t. Vitamin E (optional)...

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Oil Cleansing Blend For Scarring

This is a heavenly blend of precious oils that will help with scarring and the fine lines around the eyes that begin to show in our prime. If facial discolouration is more of a concern than scarring, substitute Pracaxi Oil in the blend for the Rosehip Oil. Metric Ingredients Imperial 85 ml Pumpkin Seed Oil ½ c. 15 ml Rosehip Oil 3 t. 40 – 60 drops Carrot Seed Essential Oil 40 – 60drops Blend the oils and put them into a sterile bottle with dispensing pump. Apply a few drops to clean hands, then massage gently into facial skin. With a warm damp washcloth, gently blot away excess. If desired, a drop or two may be applied around the eyes. Tip:...

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Geranium and Bergamot Deodorant Spray

ApplicationsTo be used anytime. Ingredients Measure Purified Water 80 ml Apple Cider Vinegar 30 ml Tincture Of Benzoin 10 ml Tincture Of Myrrh 5 ml Bergamot Essential Oil 30 drops Cypress Essential Oil 10 drops Geranium Essential Oil 20 drops Instructions Mix all ingredients thoroughly in a spray bottle. Shake before use. Precautions Do not use bergamot before exposure to the sun. Do not use essential oils while pregnant. Share and Enjoy

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Cucumber Cream

Need a quick cream? Here is one that is easy to make, looks lovely, and smells as good as it looks! Imperial Ingredients Metric 4 T. Baby Lotion – Ultra Mild 60 ml 1 t. Tincture of Cucumber Botanical Extract 5 ml 1 drop Apple Green Natural Colourant 1 drop 3 drops Lavender Essential Oil 3 drops 2 drops Palma Rosa Essential Oil 2 drops 1 drop Rose Geranium 1 drop 2 drops Sandalwood Essential Oil 2 drops Sterilize all equipment. Put your mixing bowl on the scale, and tare your scale to zero. Measure in the correct weight of your lotion base, then add the rest of the ingredients. Mix together very well, then pour into sterile jars. Cap...

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Night-Time Vitamin E Facial Serum

Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant, and works with the fats in your skin just as it works with the oils in a cream or serum. The Essential Oils in this oil-based serum offer very gentle alpha-hydroxy action, and breaks down dead, flaky skin. You may find you don’t need to use it every night to have a brighter, healthier glow! Metric Ingredients Imperial 100 ml Pumpkin Seed Oil 3.3 oz. 5 ml Pomegranate Oil 1 t. 5 ml Rosehip Oil 1 t. 1.25 ml Vitamin E Oil 1/4 t. 3 drops Bergamot Essential Oil 3 drops 3 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil 3 drops 3 drops Lemon Essential Oil 3 drops Blend the oils and put them into a sterile bottle with dispensing pump....

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