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There is only one thing more relaxing than the perfect massage after a long stressful day at work... Creating your own DIY Spa Rubs with Essential Oils!
Bring the Spa-Experience home as you bask in the floral freshness of sweet botanicals derived from nature. Our homemade Massage Oil
Recipes combine some of your favorite Essential Oil scents with natural Massage Oils for a profoundly soothing experience.
Dim the lights, spark some candles, and play light music to set the mood. These Spa Rubs will bring you to that euphoric place of sheer relaxation in the comfort of your own home.
Piping Rock's DIY Spa Rubs:
1. Warming Muscle Rub:
The best soothing rub after a long day on your feet. This DIY Massage Oil has all the ingredients of a long nap in a meadow filled with Lavender and Chamomile. Perfect for use on muscles and joints with a soft lather.
Add this Essential Oil Muscle Rub Recipe to your routine and bask in the delightful florals and grounding botanicals for a natural experience.
Mix the drops of Essential Oil into an ounce of Jojoba Oil (aka your carrier oil). Shake together in an amber dropper bottle. Let sit for a few days before use.
2. Luxurious Spa Foot Bath:
Spent a long day hiking up a mountain trail, jogging through the park or walking downtown to get coffee?
Give your feet a break with a luxurious, Spa Foot Bath that is sure to bring you relaxation. Your feet will thank you afterward.
Combine the Oils with 1 Tablespoon of Epsom Salt in a large bucket of hot water and mix until blended
3. Mohegan Muscle Rub:
Deeply rooted in Native American cultural traditions was the use of Wintergreen and other Aromatic Plants for a variety of wellness practices.
It was particularly common in Skin Care and Personal Care, with refreshing properties that were soothing after a long, harsh day in the sun.
We've recreated this Native American classic, adding a Carrier Oil and Essential Oils that will give you a cultural experience like no other!
This Essential Oil Muscle Rub Recipe combines the cool breeze of Wintergreen with exotic notes like Ylang Ylang for a dynamic blend.
Mix the drops of Essential Oil into an ounce of Sweet Almond Oil (aka your carrier oil). Shake together in an amber dropper bottle. Let sit for a few days before use.
4. Women's Delight:
Dealing with strong tension this week? There's no need to carry the weight of the world on your shoulders. Take a break to unwind and give yourself the Self-Care you need to decompress.
Women's contains all the revitalizing ingredients you need to balance your Aromatherapy routine. This Massage Oil is the perfect Muscle Rub after a long shower or bath.
Carrier Oil: 1 Ounce of Sweet Almond Oil
Top Note: 2 Drops of Lavender Oil
Base Note: 2 Drops of Majoram Oil
Middle Note: 3 Drops of Chamomile Oil
Mix the drops of essential oil into an ounce of Sweet Almond Oil (aka your carrier oil). Shake together in an amber dropper bottle. Let sit for a few days before use. Rub this gentle blend into your abdomen for soothing, natural comfort.
5. At Home Manicure:
Love the feeling of a soft and gentle manicure on your fingertips? Now you don't have to go the salon to experience this same sensation! Our at home manicure recipe contains 3 natural ingredients and is simple to make.
Simply mix the Essential Oils with the Vitamin E Oil and shake together in an amber dropper bottle and let sit for a few days before use. Apply to your cuticles and nails 2-3 times per week or as needed.
6. Happy Feet Pedicure:
No spa trip is ever complete without a refreshing pedicure. Our pedicure creation contains the simplest and freshest ingredients for a natural salon experience.
It's the perfect Massage Blend for after a long bath, shower or foot soak. Give those happy feet a break and treat them to something long deserved!
Carrier Oil: 1 Ounce of Sweet Almond Oil
Mix the two Essential Oils in an Amber Dropper Bottle and let sit for a few days before use. Apply to your cuticles and nails 2-3 times per week or as needed.
7. Hot Hair Oil Treatment:
Condition those locks with this at-home hot hair oil treatment! These sweet fragrances and botanicals from nature offer the perfect blend for a complete and natural look.
Ditch the commercial brands shampoos and conditioners that leave your hair dry and flaky! Craft this super-simple oil and give your hair the treatment it deserves.
Carrier Oil: Ounce of Jojoba Oil
Top Note: 5 Drops of Lavender Oil
Combine these Oil in a bag, let sit in hot water for 1 minute, then apply to hair from root to tip, letting sit for 20 minutes, Rinse and wash your hair after as you normally would.
Looking for More DIY Essential Oils?
If you love these Homemade creations, there is more where that came from... We have created an Essential Oil Recipe to fit almost every ambiance you could ask for! Below are a few favorites that capture a specific vibe:
Also, feel free to make your own Essential Oil and Massage Oil creations. All it takes is a little imagination, passion, creativity, and top-notch Aromatherapy products.
Grab some Essential Oils, Carrier Oils, your own Dropper Bottle
, and your favorite Diffuser,
and create your own projects today!