When all else fails, take a bubble bath.

Rejuvenate And Revitalize with Oil Balms

Aromatherapy rejuvenates a tired mind and body and helps relax it completely. It helps maintain equilibrium between the mind, body, spirit and emotions to boost your health. When these essential oil balm recipes are applied in a proper manner, they improve your health and work wonders where other methods may have failed miserably. What are these essential oils balm recipes made from? Believe it or not, they are made from entirely natural products such as plant concentrates. Yes, 1 to 4 cups of plant matter are used to create about one drop of essential oil! Now the secret here is that all plants contain something known as flavanoids and these act as amazing antioxidants. Antioxidants are substances that protect the cells in your body against free radicals, which cause cancer, heart disease and other harmful diseases. These balm recipes therefore are very rich in these antioxidants. Now we'll like you to know that cocoa is also extremely rich in antioxidants, in fact the higher the cocoa content, the stronger its antioxidant value. Here we bring you a tested cocoa butter lip balm recipe that you can use to treat dry lips and other sensitive skin areas which get exposed to heat, dust or the cold on a daily basis... Cocoa Butter Lip Balm: Quantity Makes about 2 ounces Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut oil I heaped tbsp beeswax 2 tbsp semi sweet dark chocolate 30-40 drops lavender or peppermint essential oils You may add a few drops of vitamin E oil Method 1. Take a thick bottomed pan and fill it partially with water. Put it on the gas to heat. Now take a vessel that fits inside the pan comfortably and put the coconut oil, beeswax and dark chocolate into the vessel. Put the vessel into the hot water pan and let the ingredients melt. 2. Remove the vessel with the melted ingredients and keep aside to cool. Then stir in the essential oils and vitamin E oil, with a sterilized spoon. 3. Now pour the lip balm into containers with proper lids and store in the refrigerator forever and ever! (excellent shelf life) How To Use Apply gently over your lips and other sensitive areas of your skin. It will have a magical and healing effect on your body parts. Benefits You can apply cocoa butter lip balm to chapped and dried lips for quick healing. Those of you who suffer from cracked skin can also use it. You can also use the balm to heal cold sores and the most beautiful thing is that it's a wonderfully natural way of smoothening mouth and face wrinkles. Please remember that when using essential oil balm recipes, use only the best. They should be of the highest quality, tested organic oils and free of any pesticides. After all you don't want to play with your health do you?

Bath and Body Tip #11

Oatmeal is excellent for your skin, smells good, and leaves your skin feeling soft.

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