Whether you’re saving up for a fun family vacation, working hard to lower your credit card payments, or just want some extra spending money, buying essential oils is probably the last thing on your mind. But hear me out! Take a quick look at your bathroom counter. How many creams, lotions, masks, and scrubs are sitting there? How many times do you scoop out that very last little bit of moisturizer before realizing it’s that time again — time to buy another one! And a quality moisturizer doesn’t often come cheap.
Now it’s your kitchen’s turn. How fast do you go through your chemical-laden all-purpose cleaner? Your drying hand sanitizer? The wood polish? All of these items add up fast, but there’s nothing you can do about it, right? It’s not like you can make themselves…
Wait! Yes you can!
And it’s so easy and cost effective, you’ll be wondering to yourself why you haven’t been doing it all along. Take a look at a few of the most popular essential oils you can incorporate into your life every day! You may really enjoy using them, so much in fact that you find yourself slowly replacing your regular cleaners and body products with these all-natural wonders.
Oh so versatile, Lavender Essential Oil is great to use for anything from skincare to laundry. It makes a wonderful addition to handmade soaps, helps soothe itchy skin, and can be added into a countless number of DIYs.
Want to learn more about Lavender? Check out 10 Ways To Use Lavender Essential Oil.
You already know the scent of Lemon shows up in all kinds of different cleaning products. So instead of paying for that aroma to mingle with a long list of unpronounceable chemicals, why not just try the essential oil? It’s great for cleaning just about every part of the house. And that bright, uplifting aroma? Well it just makes those household chores a touch more tolerable!
Not particularly a fan of Lemon but want another great citrus to clean with? Lime Essential Oil has that fresh, tart, and motivating aroma, along with being a great oil to clean with. Orange Sweet Essential Oil is similarly uplifting, great for cleaning, and a wonderful choice for anyone just starting out with all-natural products.
Try swapping out your store-bought carpet cleaner for this homemade recipe!
Another easy-to-find ingredient in tons of household and personal products, Tea Tree can help with anything from stubborn zits to musty smelling towels. And don’t forget to pack in your first aid kit! It works wonderfully to support a clean environment and promotes healthier air quality during times of seasonal illness.
This all-purpose cleaner uses the amazing properties of Tea Tree to help get a deep-down clean without any unwanted chemical additions.
High-end body lotions and creams are often marketed in such a way that it seems like you have to have them if you want smooth, healthy skin. In reality, though, that’s just not true. Many essential oils, such as Frankincense Frereana, are packed with properties that make them nothing less than luxurious for dry, damaged skin. If you haven’t tried swapping out your moisturizer for a teaspoon of Jojoba Carrier Oil and a single drop of Frankincense Frereana, well, maybe it’s time you took the leap. Or try your hand at blending with this oatmeal mask that soothes, softens, and gently exfoliates skin.
This refreshing and minty essential oil has a multitude of practical everyday uses. It’s great to help lift your mood, soothe an upset stomach, help with concentration, and of course, cleaning! Diffuse it to help improve your home’s air and add to household cleaning products. Learn more about all the ways to add more Spearmint to your life with Six Ways to use Spearmint Essential Oil.
Don’t forget to check out our Downloads page for tons of great DIYs! And if you want to learn more about how essential oils can help you around the house, these blogs offer some great information and recipes: