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March 2017

    DIY Skin Serum

    So if you read my skincare post you know that I made a roller blend to use right before my moisturizer. I know that all the products I’m using are doing great things for my skin but I am totally loving the combination of these oils. Let me give you the details on what you’ll need and what you’ll need to do, then I’ll go into why I choose each oil.

    A few things I want to add…

    1. When you put it on, it’s looks greasy…I mean it is all oils, lol. But it will soak into your skin in 10 seconds or so.

    2. I started off using a roller but when I remade it I put it in a bottle with a dropper top. It’s been easier to apply to my face.

    3. You can also put a little in your hand, add your moisturizer, mix it and then put it on, but I like doing them separately.

    OK, now on to the fun stuff….

    What you’ll need:

    -10 ml roll-on bottle  or 1 oz bottle with dropper

    The following essential oils

    -10 drops Frankincense

    -10 drops Lavender

    -5 drops Lemon

    -5 drops Tea Tree

    All of the above come in the starter kit and I started with these 4 only. Then I added these other 2 after a few months for some added benefits. But just using the above 4 will do so much for your skin.

    -3 drop Carrot Seed

    -3 drops Manuka

    -carrier oil of your choice (I use Jojoba oil for my face)

    What you’ll do:

    -add all your oils to the bottle

    -fill the rest of the way with your carrier oil for a roller bottle or half way if you are using a 1 oz dropper bottle

    -add your lid and roll around to mix

    -roll on (or use a dropper full) after you wash and tone but before/with  moisturizer

    Why I choose these oils:

    Frankincense has been around in ancient times and has many benefits. It has rejuvenating and beautifying properties for all skin types. It helps moisturize and smooth the skin.

    Lavender is one we use every single day….for so many reasons. It soothes and nourishes all skin types and many conditions like acne, eczema, psoriasis, and scarring.

    Lemon is great for cleansing the skin, reducing wrinkles, and acne.

    Tea Tree is used for it’s cleansing properties. Great for all skin types but especially for oily skin.

    Carrot Seed is great for a lot of skin issues….eczema, oily skin, psoriasis, wrinkles.

    Manuka is antibacterial so it’s great for acne.

    Are you looking to replace toxic skincare products? It’s an easier transition that you think! Leave questions in the comments or email me at oils@graceandroots.com.

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