Monday, June 1, 2009

At Home Spa Treatments Using dōTERRA Essential Oils

On the May 4th episode of Fox 13's morning show, Michelle Howard, Spa Director at the Zermatt, promoted the use of dōTERRA essential oils. Michelle shared several spa treatment recipes using dōTERRA essential oils that make perfect pampering gifts for Mother's Day. To view the news video, click here.

Make any day special for yourself or a friend by sharing these recipes and dōTERRA essential oils. If you get the chance, be sure to visit the fabulous Zermatt Spa for one of their signature treatments!

Home Spa Recipes
(by Michelle Howard, Spa Director, Zermatt Resort)

Brown Sugar Scrub (Can be used for full body exfoliation or for hands and feet)

½ cup Brown Sugar
2 heaping Tablespoons of dōTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil (Almond or Olive Oil can be substituted)
3 to 5 drops of your favorite dōTERRA essential oil

Mix well. To apply wet skin and massage gently, rinse with warm water and apply favorite moisturizer

Peppermint Hot Oil Hair Treatment (Stimulating & Refreshing to scalp, deeply moisturizing for hair)

½ - 1 cup Olive Oil (amount can be adjusted depending on length of hair)
5-6 drops of dōTERRA Peppermint essential oil

Gently warm Olive oil by putting it in a glass cup or jar in a pot of hot water; once the olive oil is warm add the essential oil and apply immediately to scalp and massage the remaining amount through entire hair. Cover with a shower cap to hold in the heat. Allow to sit for up to 20 minutes, to finish shampoo & condition hair.

Oatmeal/Yogurt Facial Masque (Good for all Skin Types, nourishing and moisturizing)

1 Tbsp Oatmeal
1 Tbsp plain organic yogurt (skip all the pre-sweetened types)
A few drops of warm honey

Mix all the ingredients together and gently apply to face. Leave on for 15 minutes, rinse with steaming washcloth and apply favorite moisturizer.

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