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Summer Essentials

With the Summer season I would say, the time of the year most of us lather dangerous toxins all over our skin. From sunscreen to bug spray to lotion, what you are putting on your skin this Summer matters! These products you place on your skin goes directly into you r bloodstream, and fast! It is often said, 60% of what we put on our skin is absorbed in 26 seconds.

Our skin is the largest organ and absorbs whatever we put on it. This is why we need to be proactive in checking labels and be proactive in reducing our toxic load. A tip I have is to download the Think Dirty App to scan your products.

This is why I am passionate about essential oils and natural solutions… with your essential oils you can make most all your own SAFE DIY items. They are quick and easy… save you money AND most importantly saves your health!

Here is my list of Summer Essentials, including recipes and my First Aid Kit that is always important to have on hand.

  • Seasonal Threat support – Breathe oil for keep open airways. Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint rollerball to help your seasonal threats.
  • Bug Off – Terrashield Spray is an amazing natural alternative to using those toxic bug sprays… especially on your kiddos and pets. ( Another option I personally enjoy is I like to wear a diffuser bracelet with Terrashield oil on it to keep the bugs away)
  • Skin rashes/hives/ Foot fungus – I carry the Melaleuca touch to support all the summer skin issues, including foot issues 🙂
  • Staying Cool in the Heat with Peppermint and Ylang Ylang – Make this recipe to spray on your skin and keep you cool.
    • Recipe: Pour 1 cup Aloe Vera juice, ¼ cup water, 3–5 drops Peppermint, 3–5 drops Ylang Ylang into glass spray bottle; shake well before use. Application tip: Avoid contact with eyes.
  • Tummy problems: I carry DigestZen for all the gas, bloating, or other bathroom issues summer travels can bring one.
    • Stomach Support Rollerball8 drops Digestzen4 Wild OrangeFill with fractionated Coconut Oil. Roll over stomach as needed.
  • After Sun Spray for when your skin got too red.

                Top with Fractionated Coconut Oil  and Spray on any Owie

  • Bug Bite Sticks
    • Recipe:
      • 2 Tbs. coconut oil
      • 1 tsp. beeswax pellets (optional—helps the coconut oil remain more firm at room temperature)
      • 8-10 drops lavender essential oil + Peppermint essential oil OR and 15-20 drops Purify
      • 6 lip balm dispensers
    • Instructions:
      • Place coconut oil in a small glass jar with a lid. Warm by running hot water over the jar until the coconut oil becomes liquid. If using the beeswax, you will need to heat the oils in the microwave or in a glass dish set in a pan of simmering water (creating a double boiler)
      •  Add lavender + peppermint OR purify essential oil, and mix together.

Pour into lip balm or travel deodorant containers, and place in the refrigerator or freezer until solid. To apply, simply twist the bottom of the tube to push the coconut oil out and rub on the bite.

*** Store in the refrigerator when not in use. Coconut oil remains solid below 76˚F.

What is in my First Aid Kit

Interested in Hosting a Summer Class, I’d love to come teach and lead one. ( I do travel ) Just fill out the form below and I will be in touch shorty. 🙂


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