Essential Oils for Skin Care

Coffee scrub

Ingredients

  • spoons for mixing
  • mixing bowl
  • measuring spoons or cups
  • a carrier or base oil, such as coconut oil, jojoba oil, grapeseed oil, almond oil, or olive oil
  • sealed container to store the scrub in
  • a few drops of your favorite essential oils, if desired

Add the coffee grounds and hot water to a mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly with a spoon.

Add the carrier oil. If needed, add more coffee grounds or more oil to get the consistency right.

When you’re satisfied with the consistency, spoon the mixture into a container.

Sea salt scrub 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sea salt
  • 1/2 cup oil of your choice
  • essential oils (optional)

Directions

Combine sea salt and oil in a mixing bowl.

Mix thoroughly. If needed, add more salt or oil to get the consistency right.

If desired, add one or two drops of your favorite essential oil and stir it into the mixture.

Green Tea Scrub

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. of green tea
  • 1 tbsp. baking soda 
  • 1 tbsp. honey 
  • water (optional)
  • a mixing bowl 
  • a measuring spoon
  • towel

Directions

Add teabags to hot water. Let the tea steep until it cools.

While the tea is cooling, add brown sugar to a bowl.

Add coconut oil and mix thoroughly with the sugar.

Honey sugar scrub

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tbsp. honey

Add brown sugar, coconut oil, and honey to a mixing bowl.

Mix the ingredients thoroughly, and add more coconut oil if it’s too crumbly.

Once you’ve reached the desired consistency, spoon your scrub into a container.

Essential oils for dry skin

  • Lavender 
  • Chamomile
  • Sandalwood

Essential oils for oily skin

  • Clary sage
  • Rosemary 
  • Frankincense 
  • Geranium
  • Neroli 

Essential oils for sensitive skin

  • lavender
  • frankincense
  • sandalwood

Essential oils for acne-prone skin

  • Lemon 
  • Lemongrass
  • Tea tree

Essential oils for a skin rash

  • lavender
  • cinnamon 
  • geranium 
  • Patchouli 

Essential oils for pigmentation

  • Pomegranate 
  • Carrot seed 
  • Tangerine
  • Ylang ylang 

Essential oils for mature skin and anti-aging

  • Rose
  • Myrrh
  • Jojoba