Here is a yummy blend for your skin, a Lavender Vanilla Sugar Scrub with essential oils. Sugar scrubs are amazing for the skin. They help to exfoliate your skin and renew a brighter complexion.
Enjoy this unique lavender blend with vanilla. Almost like a sweet treat for your body. Your skin will glow and your mood will uplift.
What is Lavender Essential Oil Good For?
Lavender oil has many benefits, both physically and emotionally. Physically, it is antiseptic, antifungal, and antibacterial, and can be used to cleanse wounds and treat skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema. It is also a relaxant, and can be used to relieve tension headaches, muscle pain, and joint pain. Emotionally, lavender is soothing and calming, and can be helpful in alleviating anxiety, depression, and stress.
What is Vanilla Absolute?
Vanilla Absolute is an oil that is extracted from vanilla pods. It has a sweet, rich, and creamy aroma that is used extensively in perfumery and aromatherapy.
Lavender Vanilla Essential Oil Blend
The sweet aroma is in this recipe is vanilla absolute. There is no such thing as vanilla essential oil. Vanilla can not be extracted the way essential oils are extracted. That is why it is called an absolute or oleoresin, it has to do with how it is processed. It adds a sweet and comforting scent that can heighten senses. It is not a real common oil but it can be found online from reputable dealers. Here are some benefits:
-Relaxes the muscles
-Balance the body and the mind
-Promotes feelings of wellbeing
-Indulgent scent for intimacy
-Helps uplift the mood
Want to add some chocolate to your sugar scrub? Try Eden Garden Cocoa Vanilla essential oil blend that has both cocoa and vanilla oils. Use that blend in place of the vanilla absolute to get a chocolate and vanilla scent. Get it here.
Lavender Vanilla Sugar Scrub Recipe
Lavender essential oil has a host of impressive health benefits that include reducing anxiety, relieving pain, fighting insomnia, and improving skin health.
The soft floral aroma of lavender oil blends well with vanilla’s sweetness. Give this sugar scrub recipe a try to enjoy gentle exfoliation of the skin and a calmed mood.
- 1/2 cup Fractionated Coconut Oil
- 14 drops Lavender Essential Oil
- 10 drops Vanilla Absolute
- 1 cup White or Brown Sugar
- Storage container or Jar
Directions: Combine essential oils and coconut oil in a bowl and stir. Add sugar to mixture. Once blended together put in glass container. Use on hands, feet, and any rough patches of skin a few times a week.
Fractionated Coconut Oil Benefits for Body Scrub
This body scrub uses fractionated coconut oil. Some of the benefits of fractionated coconut oil include moisturizing the skin, reducing inflammation, and keeping skin supple. Additionally, fractionated coconut oil is effective at penetrating the skin quickly, making it a good choice for use as a carrier oil in massages or aromatherapy.
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