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Lip & Scar Balm

I originally made this recipe to help with the stretch marks I am prone to while pregnant, but this recipe also doubles as a nice lip balm. It’ll make your lips super tasty! Ingredients: a container (I use a small … Continue reading

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Face Blend

I use this on my face to clean, moisturize and to “feed” my skin. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 roller bottle 20 drops lavender essential oil 20 drops frankincense essential oil 10 drops melaleuca/tea tree essential oil Jojoba oil to fill Procedure: … Continue reading

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Mouth Rinse

Ingredients: 16 oz. dark glass bottle (or other container) 2 cups distilled water 10 drops of essential oils: 4 drops melaleuca/tea tree oil 2 drops peppermint oil 4 drops doTERRA’s On Guard blend Procedure: Add ingredients to bottle. A funnel … Continue reading

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Surface Spray & Glass Cleaner

Ingredients: 2 cups water 2 cups distilled white vinegar 10 drops melaleuca (tea tree essential oil) Procedure: Put ingredients into a large spray bottle [1 QT/ 32 FL OZ/ 946 mL](such as an old cleaner bottle that has been rinsed). … Continue reading

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DIY Deodorant (and Toothpaste!)

Current Favorite Recipe 1/4 cup coconut oil (or equal parts for bigger batches) 1/4 cup baking soda (or equal parts for bigger batches) Optional: Essential Oils (Please use high grade essential oils and stay away from brands that give the … Continue reading

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Liquid Hand Soap Recipe

Ingredients: a re-purposed liquid soap dispenser* 1 Tbsp Dr. Bronner’s Liquid Castile Soap 1/2 tsp Fractionated Coconut Oil 5 drops dōTERRA OnGuard essential oil 5 drops Liquid Vit. E Distilled water to fill * a pump soap bottle (I have … Continue reading

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DIY Toothpaste Fail 

Perhaps you fear that making your own toothpaste will be complicated or that using it will cause you to lose your teeth. Perhaps you fear that it won’t taste good or that you’ll miss conventional toothpaste’s racing stripes. I hear … Continue reading

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