Thursday, February 19, 2015

DIY Bath and Shower Gel for YOUR Skin Type

Ugh. I admit failure. I cannot make a DIY bath and shower wash.

I bet you're confused. You're like "But Sherri-- I just clicked on this link because you lead me to believe that this was a recipe for a DIY bath and shower gel." Well, it is. But, you see, I didn't slave over a hot stove melting items. I totally cheated.

I've made a ton of different DIY recipes for bath and body wash, but NONE of them felt right and I don't want to tell you about something that's meh. That's dumb. You don't read this for meh. You read this for AWESOME. So I'm going to tell you about the most awesome DIY bath and shower gel EVER!

Easy DIY body wash for all skin types


Now granted, you don't make the bath and shower gel-- you just customize it. So really is a Quasi- DIY, but it's so great that you won't care! In fact, you may like it more because it's so easy and completely non-toxic!

Personally, I love this shower gel because it takes less than a minute to "customize", but it's great for my skin, it's chemical free, and I can change it any time I want to suit the different personalities in my household.

Yay! Go Green and Go Easy! My two favorite things! MWAH!

Here are some different scent combinations that I have used in the Bath and Shower Gel base (get it here). To save money, I use HALF the bottle per person! So these recipes are a guide for a 4 oz portion.

Easy DIY body wash for all skin types that you can make in minutes!
Dry Skin
25 drops of Lavender
15 drops of Ylang Ylang
10 drops of Frankincense or Elemi

Oily Skin
20 drops of Rosemary or Peppermint
10 drops of Tea Tree
5 drops of Lemon

Aging Skin
25 drops of Lavender
15 drops of Frankincense or Elemi
10 drops of Carrot Seed Oil

Sensitive Skin
25 drops of Lavender
15 drops of Roman Chamomile
10 drops of Frankincense or Elemi

Children's Wash
25 drops of Gentle Babies
10 drops of Lavender

Some people prefer to use essential oil blends that are more for enhancing mood than for skin care and that's great too! A lot of people enjoy Sacred Mountain, Joy, Sensation, Valor, and many more. 

Seriously, all I do is put the essential oil into the Bath and Shower Gel base and shake it up. That's it. It's not rocket science. In fact, it's something that your child could probably do (assuming they can count to 25) so you could think about putting them to work for you! MAKE ME SHOWER GEL!!! 

You can also watch this video to learn more about other options for essential oils that you can use in a bath and body wash so that you can customize it for your skin type


If you're interest in the Bath and Shower Gel Base that I used, you can purchase from my favorite store ever! I know! I know! They are an "essential oil company", but they have a ton of other products like beauty items, pre-made cleaning solutions, an entire supplement line and a lot more! There is even a way to get 24% off! Yay! For more information click here to read about the Super Awesome Discount or to join my amazing Oily Team. YAY!

Click here to see where I purchases the 8 oz Amber Glass Dispenser

 
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