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DIY ESSENTIAL OILS LOOKBOOK


BATH & BODY Vanilla Latte Body Scrub...........................................................................................5 Calming Lavender and Rose Scrub........................................................................6 Relaxing Bath Salts..................................................................................................... 7 Mint Chocolate Body Butter.....................................................................................8 Balancing Vapour Showing Pucks (by NOW Essential Oils)............................9 Relaxing Blend Massage Oil.................................................................................. 10 Tender Touch Blend Massage Oil (by NOW Essential Oils).............................11

SKIN CARE & HAIR CARE Acne Fighting Mask...................................................................................................13 Hydrating Avocado and Honey Mask...................................................................14 Skin Renewing Mask (by NOW Essential Oils)................................................... 15 DIY Cradle Cap Treatment for Babies................................................................. 16 Revitalizing Oil Treatment........................................................................................17

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HOME AROMATHERAPY Breathe Easy Diffuser Blend.................................................................................. 19 Happy Diffuser Blend.............................................................................................. 20 Stroll Through the Orchard Diffuser Blend (by NOW Essential Oils)........... 21 Balanced & Grounded Room Fragrance Mist................................................... 22 Calming Room Fragrance Mist............................................................................. 23

CLEANING Lavender & Mint Laundry Detergent................................................................... 25 Sunny Citrus Liquid Hand Soap........................................................................... 26 Lemon Mint Multi-Surface Spray...........................................................................27

HOLIDAY Sweet Peppermint Lip Scrub................................................................................. 29 Sugar and Spice Body Scrub................................................................................ 30 Holiday Home Diffuser Blend.................................................................................31

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BATH AND BODY Easy DIY bath and body recipes made with simple ingredients.

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VANILLA LATTE BODY SCRUB This scrub smells like a creamy vanilla latte. Coffee is packed with antioxidants that help to tighten skin and diminish the appearance of cellulite. Massage it into your skin in the shower to reveal smooth, soft, gorgeous smelling skin. INSTRUCTIONS:

1 cup of Fresh Ground Coffee ½ cup of Coconut Oil ½ cup of Brown Sugar 12 drops of Vanilla Oil 1 jar or other sealable container

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CALMING LAVENDER & ROSE SCRUB Both lavender and rose oil are natural mood boosters, helping to relieve stress, sadness, and anxiety and promote relaxation. This scrub is great to use at the end of a long day, or whenever you need a little extra help unwinding. Note: If you’re pregnant or giving this scrub to a pregnant friend, we recommend swapping the rose oil out for neroli oil. INSTRUCTIONS:

10 drops of Lavender Oil 8 drops of Rose Oil ½ cup of Coconut Oil 1 ½ cup of Brown Sugar 1 jar or other sealable container

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Mix all of your ingredients together in a large bowl. Store in a sealable container at room temperature and enjoy!

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RELAXING BATH SALTS Taking a hot bath with this relaxing bath salt blend is the perfect way to unwind after a busy day. Epsom salts help to promote detoxification, ease tension and soothe muscle soreness. Bergamot oil and lavender oil are naturally relaxing, while clary sage oil helps to soothe anxiety and relieve back pain, muscle stiffness, and menstrual cramps. INSTRUCTIONS:

10 drops of Lavender Oil 8 drops of Bergamot Oil 5 drops of Clary Sage Oil 2 cups of Epsom Salt ¼ cup of Baking Soda ¼ cup of Sea Salt Food Colouring (optional) 1 jar or other sealable container

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Pour Epsom salt, baking soda, and sea salt into a mixing bowl and mix well. Add in essential oils and food colouring (if using), and continue to mix until combined. Store in a sealable container in a cool, dry place and enjoy!

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MINT CHOCOLATE BODY BUTTER This rich body butter smells like a decadent mint chocolate treat! Cocoa butter is a natural moisturizer that’s safe for all skin types, and peppermint oil is naturally uplifting, and invigorating. INSTRUCTIONS:

1 ½ cups Cocoa Butter ½ cup Jojoba Oil 8 drops of Vanilla Oil 15 drops of Peppermint Oil 1 jar or other sealable container

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Warm cocoa butter in a double boiler on the stove until softened. When softened, remove from heat, add jojoba oil, and let cool in the freezer for 30-45 minutes. Remove from freezer, add vanilla oil and peppermint oil, and whip on high using a hand mixer or standing mixer for 5-10 minutes (or until light and fluffy). Store in a sealable container.

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BALANCING VAPOUR SHOWER PUCKS (by NOW Essential Oils) Need a mental boost? Start your day with one of these balancing shower pucks that help to improve your mental focus. Eucalyptus oil helps to improve concentration, peppermint oil helps to improve mental alertness and clarity, and tangerine oil is naturally uplifting. INSTRUCTIONS:

3 drops of Eucalyptus Oil 2 drops of Peppermint Oil 2 drops of Tangerine Oil 1 cup of Baking Soda 1/3 cup water Mini Muffin Tin Foil Muffin Liners

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Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a minimuffin tin with foil liners. Mix the baking soda and water together to form a thick paste. Pour by tablespoon into mini-muffin tin. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Top with essential oil blend. Place on the shower floor to enjoy the vapours.

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RELAXING BLEND MASSAGE OIL Made with calming lavender and ylang ylang oil and bergamot to uplift and relax, this blend is perfect massaged into skin before bedtime or whenever you need some stress relief. INSTRUCTIONS:

6 drops of Lavender Oil 5 drops of Ylang Ylang Oil 3 drops of Bergamot Oil 1 oz Jojoba Oil 1 jar or other sealable container

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Mix oils together and add to jojoba oil in a small bottle.

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TENDER TOUCH BLEND MASSAGE OIL (by NOW Essential Oils) This blend of sensual ylang ylang and jasmine and uplifting bergamot oils is perfect for romantic massages. INSTRUCTIONS:

1 drop of Ylang Yang Oil 1 drop of Bergamot Oil 16 drops of Jasmine Oil 1 oz Jojoba Oil 1 jar or other sealable container

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Mix essential oils together and add to jojoba oil in a small bottle.

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SKIN CARE AND HAIR CARE Family-friendly recipes for healthy skin and hair.

Note: These recipes are single use.

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ACNE FIGHTING MASK Tea tree oil helps to heal abrasions, purify skin, and banish blemishes. Baking soda is a gentle natural exfoliator and helps to balance skin, preventing the oil glands from producing too much oil. A squeeze of lemon helps to brighten dull skin and fade acne scars. This mask is perfect for teens or anyone dealing with breakouts. 2-3 tablespoons of Baking Soda 8 drops of Tea Tree Oil Juice from ½ Lemon Water

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INSTRUCTIONS: In a small bowl, mix baking soda with water to create a thick paste. Add tea tree oil. Apply the mixture to a cleansed face, and let sit for 10 minutes before rinsing off.

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HYDRATING AVOCADO & HONEY MASK This mask is made with skincare powerhouses like avocado and honey to keep skin smooth and supple. Rose oil helps to moisturize skin, and neroli oil helps to stimulate cell turnover and promote elasticity. This is a great mask for pampering your skin after spending a day outside, especially in the fall and winter. Note: We suggest leaving out the rose oil if you’re pregnant or making this for a friend who is pregnant. INSTRUCTIONS:

1 Avocado, mashed 2 tbsp of Honey 1 tbsp of Sweet Almond Oil 5 drops of Rose Oil 5 drops of Neroli Oil

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Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl. Apply to a clean face, and let sit for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water, pat dry, and finish with your favourite moisturizer.

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SKIN RENEWING MASK (by NOW Essential Oils) Clay masks are deeply purifying, working to soak up dirt and excess oil and remove impurities from skin. Rosemary oil is packed with antioxidants, helping to speed cell turnover and improve skin’s elasticity. Rose hip oil helps replenish moisture to dry skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Use this mask 1-2 times weekly for younger, more supple looking, totally nourished skin. 3 tbsp of NOW Moroccan Red Clay, NOW European Clay, or NOW Bentonite Powder 4-5 tbsp of water 3 drops of Rosemary Oil 2 drops of Rose Hip Oil

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INSTRUCTIONS: Mix ingredients together in a bowl to a creamy paste. Apply to face and neck area, allow 10-15 minutes to dry, then rinse off with warm water and apply moisturizer Avoid sensitive areas, and use 1-2 times weekly as needed.

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CRADLE CAP TREATMENT FOR BABIES Cradle cap is one of the most common ailments in babies and toddlers, especially in the cooler months! This cradle cap treatment is made with healing, moisturizing coconut oil and tea tree oil, which is often used to treat fungal infections and dandruff. Note:Tea Tree oil is quite a strong essential oil – be sure to keep it away from baby’s eyes, nose, and mouth and dilute it in coconut oil to avoid any irritation. INSTRUCTIONS:

1½ tbsp of Coconut Oil 5 drops of Tea Tree Oil Fine Toothed Comb

Mix ingredients in a small bowl, and apply by massaging into baby’s scalp. Let sit for 5 -10 minutes, then comb through with a fine-tooth comb to loosen and remove any flakes. Rinse and wash with a natural, mild baby shampoo and dry with a soft towel.

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REVITALIZING OIL TREATMENT Made with moisturizing jojoba oil and peppermint, rosemary, and eucalyptus oil, this blend is great for stimulating hair growth and refreshing dull, lifeless hair. Peppermint oil cleanses the scalp and rejuvenates hair, while eucalyptus oil and rosemary oil promote hair growth. 8 drops of Peppermint Oil 6 drops of Rosemary Oil 6 drops of Eucalyptus Oil 3-4 tbsp of Jojoba Oil

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INSTRUCTIONS: Mix ingredients together in a small bowl. Apply by massaging directly into the scalp, and let sit for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water and wash with your favourite mild shampoo.

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HOME AROMATHERAPY Blends for everything from boosting your mood to helping you sleep.

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BREATHE EASY AROMATHERAPY DIFFUSER BLEND This respiratory-system boosting blend helps ease sinus congestion and cold and flu symptoms. It’s perfect for use during cold and flu season. 8 drops of Eucalyptus Oil 5 drops of Peppermint Oil Water Aromatherapy Diffuser

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INSTRUCTIONS: Add water to your diffuser according to your diffuser’s instructions, then add essential oils to water.

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HAPPY DIFFUSER BLEND This sunny citrus blend helps banish the winter blues! These uplifting essential oils are natural mood boosters that help to fight anxiety, depression, and stress. INSTRUCTIONS:

8 drops of Bergamot Oil 4 drops of Lemon Oil 4 drops of Orange Oil 3 drops of Clary Sage Oil Water Aromatherapy Diffuser

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STROLL THROUGH THE ORCHARD DIFFUSER BLEND (by NOW Essential Oils) Inspired by the cozy scent of a fall orchard, this blend of uplifting orange and comforting, earthy ginger and patchouli oils is the perfect way to bring the scent of autumn into your home. INSTRUCTIONS:

10 drops of Orange Oil 4 drops of Ginger Oil 6 drops of Patchouli Oil Water Aromatherapy Diffuser

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BALANCED & GROUNDED ROOM FRAGRANCE MIST This earthy blend helps bring a sense of balance and peace into any room. Ginger oil is energizing and uplifting while still being grounding, sandalwood promotes strength and stability, and neroli oil promotes spiritual awareness and is often used during meditation. INSTRUCTIONS:

8 drops of Ginger Oil 6 drops of Sandalwood Oil 6 drops of Neroli Oil Water to fill spray bottle Small spray bottle

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CALMING ROOM FRAGRANCE MIST This blend promotes calm and serenity, using essential oils known for their stress relieving and mood balancing properties. INSTRUCTIONS:

5 drops of Patchouli Oil 5 drops of Ylang Ylang Oil 5 drops of Lavender Oil Purified water to fill container Small spray bottle

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CLEANING All-natural DIY cleaners that are safe for your family.

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LAVENDER & MINT LAUNDRY DETERGENT Making your own customized natural, chemical-free laundry detergent is easier than you think! This lavender and mint blend is a universally appealing scent that’s both uplifting and relaxing. ½ cup of Washing Soda ½ cup of Borax 1 cup of Soap Flakes 5 drops of Lavender Oil 5 drops of Peppermint Oil Sealable container for storage

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INSTRUCTIONS: Mix ingredients together, stirring well. Once mixed, add ½ of your detergent mixture to cold water in your washing machine.

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SUNNY CITRUS LIQUID HAND SOAP This DIY liquid hand soap has a fresh, cheerful citrus scent that’s right at home in any home. Adding moisturizing carrier oils like almond or jojoba gives it added moisturizing benefits, and it’s made with tea tree oil for an extra antibacterial boost. INSTRUCTIONS:

2 tsps of Sweet Almond Oil or Jojoba Oil 15 drops of Orange Oil 10 drops of Grapefruit Oil 8 drops of Tea Tree Oil Unscented Castile Liquid Soap Liquid Soap Dispenser

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Fill a liquid soap dispenser container halfway with the liquid castile soap. Add almond or jojoba oil, and essential oils. Fill the remainder of the container with purified water, and shake gently to mix.

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LEMON MINT MULTI-SURFACE SPRAY This all-natural spray is a cleaner that you can feel good about using. It’s made with lemon oil and apple cider vinegar to cleanse away dirt and grime naturally, and peppermint oil for an added antibacterial boost. Best of all, it’s totally non-toxic and chemical free so it’s safe for use around the most precious members of your family. INSTRUCTIONS:

6 drops of Lemon Oil 6 drops of Peppermint Oil Apple Cider Vinegar Water Spray Bottle

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Fill a spray bottle halfway with apple cider vinegar, then fill the rest with water. Add essential oils, and shake gently to mix.

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HOLIDAY Recipes that are perfect for gifting and entertaining.

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SWEET PEPPERMINT LIP SCRUB Say goodbye to dry, flaky, chapped winter lips! This easy lip scrub helps smooth and soften lips with all natural ingredients like uplifting peppermint oil, exfoliating brown sugar, and moisturizing honey and coconut oil. Makes a great holiday gift! INSTRUCTIONS:

1 ½ tsps of Coconut Oil 2 tsps of Honey 4 tsps of Brown Sugar 5 drops of Peppermint Oil A tin for storing your scrub

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Combine all ingredients in a small bowl until well mixed, and store in a tin or small sealable jar.

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SUGAR AND SPICE BODY SCRUB This sweet and spicy body scrub smells just like holiday baking, with added skinboosting benefits! Coconut oil is deeply moisturizing, and cinnamon oil helps to tighten and firm skin for a younger, suppler appearance. 12 drops of Orange Oil 4 drops of Ginger Oil 4 drops of Cinnamon Oil ½ cup of Coconut Oil 1 ½ cup of Brown Sugar A jar or other sealable container to store your scrub

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HOLIDAY HOME DIFFUSER BLEND With fresh, woodsy fir and cedar and uplifting orange oils, his festive blend is the perfect way to make your home smell like the holidays! INSTRUCTIONS:

4 drops of Cedarwood Oil 6 drops of Balsam Fir Oil 4 drops of Orange Oil Water Aromatherapy Diffuser

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