Oily Tip Tuesday: Purification

Lindsay GrimesOils, Oily Tip Tuesday, Premium Starter Kit

Young Living offers over 70 single oils and 70 oil blends. That is a lot to choose from! So they have picked 11 of those oils to bundle together and sell at a huge discount in the Premium Starter Kit! Purification is week five’s Oily Tip Tuesday focus. This oil is one of my favorites! This oil is a blend of 6 oils: Lemongrass, Rosemary, Lavindin, Melaleuca A, Myrtle, and Citronella.   USES: – Use directly on skin with Animal Scents to moisturize skin – Diffuse to help freshen air and eliminate odors – Soothes and cleanses common skin irritations – Apply topically to enjoy the outdoors annoyance free – Add 4 drops to a cup of Epsom salts for … Read More

DIY Summer Spray

Lindsay GrimesDIY, Oils

I’m so excited to share this DIY Summer Spray recipe today! Those flying annoyances love me and the summer time is especially bad. Normally, I’m covered, but with this summer spray, I haven’t had any problems! Plus, this recipe is chemical free and totally safe for me to spray on Carsen’s skin and clothes. This recipe is easy to make! You can have it finished in just a couple of minutes.   What You Need: – 10 drops Purfication essential oil* – 5 drops Lavender essential oil* – 5 drops Peppermint essential oil* – 1/4 teaspoon vegetable glycerin – 1.5 ounces witch hazel or vodka (I used vodka) – 2 ounces distilled water – 4 ounce spray bottle (I use … Read More

DIY Deodorant

Lindsay GrimesDIY, Oils

I’ve wanted to make my own deodorant for a long time, but never got around to it. I was too tired, too lazy, not enough time, chasing a 17 month old, didn’t have all the ingredients… the list could go on. But after I talked with my friend, Steph, on the phone the other day I decided to take the plunge. Now, let me say… I need quick and easy (giggle). I don’t have much time in the day to be mixing ingredients and being Betty the crunky homemaker. So my “recipes” aren’t complex. This DIY Deodorant is one I’ve seen many places. There are definitely recipes with more ingredients that are probably great (maybe even better because they use … Read More

10 Reasons Why We Love Our Home Diffusers!

Lindsay GrimesDiffusers, Oils

Fragrance is the substance of memories. THE SCIENCE PART: Research shows that when inhaling the pure constituents in these essential oils, it can stimulate the olfactory receptors and activate regions in the brain’s limbic system associated with memory, emotion, and state of mind. Hence, in less than a second, a scent has the power to activate a number of physical and emotional responses. This causes the pituitary gland to be stimulated and release chemical messages that travel via the blood to your glands and organs that create physical body responses. That is why inhaling the oils can have a great affect on emotions. The nose is the only way to reach that part of your brain. Guess what? Harsh chemical … Read More