SPRING COCONUT BALM
This is a very easy recipe to create. It can do it all. I use it for hair and body to hydrate, moisturize, nourish and condition deeply.
For the hair, I apply it either on the ends, or as a mask on the whole head. If you use it as a mask, you will need to take the amount needed according to the length and thickness of your hair. Massage the skull and comb gently. Put a towel on the head and keep it for 30 minutes. Then rinse with a very gentle organic shampoo. For the body, depending on the season, I use it either only on the hands and lips or on the whole body. Coconut oil is one of the most beautiful treasures out there and I really enjoy, even on its own, without any essential oils added.
What you need (choose all organic if possible):
Coconut oil (it shows as a solid white balm)
Benzoin essential oil (it’s actually a resin, so it is quite thick)
Rosemary essential oil
Lavender essential oil
A glass bowl
The ratio to be used it approximately 2 spoons of coconut oil to 1 spoon of grape seed oil. This will make the balm softer and it will be easier to mix the essential oils. I love to use a very little concentration of essential oils for this balm. So, for the 2 to 1 ratio, I would recommend 3 drops of each essential oil. Then stir with the spoon until the mix becomes homogeneous. Lastly, pour it in a small container. I personally recycle lip balms aluminum containers but glass is always better if you find. Then keep it in the fridge.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Don’t use essential oils if you are pregnant or nursing. Keep them away from children and babies. Please refer to my « Do’s and Don’ts section » prior to creating my DIY recipes:)