Essential Oil Hacks for the Busy Metropolitans
Pure Essential Oils have extended to the domain of spas and beauty enclaves and have become quite the hit. The plant-extracted, concentrated elixirs have historically been big for beauty but its use extends to wellness, home, car, and perhaps even your pets. In that respect, we have rounded up ten helpful essential oil hacks for the busy metropolitans. Your complete guide, ahead.
Treating brittle nails
Do you suffer from brittle nails? Worry not, apply some Tea Tree Essential Oil directly to your nails to nourish and strengthen them.
We’ve all had instances where we ourselves or our kids have taken off their shoes and the stench is pretty unbearable. An unlikely solution it may seem, but it truly works wonders. Find out for yourself by adding 1-2 droplets of Bergamot Essential Oil to a cotton ball and leave in the shoes overnight. Stinky shoes no more.
Choose essential oils as car scents
Instead of using the commercial car scents that don’t do anything for you, add 1-2 drops of your favourite Essential Oil to a Cotton Ball and place in the car vents. You’d find your car smelling fresh and lovely at all times.
Wanting to save HUGE money on laundry?
Save on buying dryer sheets and softener, instead invest in some wool dryer balls and use Lavender Essential Oils to scent them. The wool dryer balls will also cut down on dryer time which works in your favour.
Create a calming bedtime ambience
Children who tend to get restless before bedtime could do with lavender essential oil, four drops to be exact to promote calmness and restful sleep. You might find it so restful that you get knocked out, too.
Scents for focus
Getting kids to focus and finish their homework requires a hail mary and we’ve got just the hack for you. Eliminate those distractions by adding 3-4 drops of Rosemary in the diffuser.
Having breakouts can certainly take a toll on self-confidence, making you conscious when you go out in public or can’t bear it. Tea Tree Essential Oil is a lifesaver for instances like this. Just apply a couple drops on a q tip and apply it directly on the breakout. You’d be surprised how well it works. If you suffer from non-cystic acne breakouts, make your own tea tree oil toner. It’s pretty simple, all you need to do is mix 20 drops of tea tree oil with two ounces witch hazel. Apply nightly to your face using a cotton ball.
Hack for bumps and bruises
Bumping into things and falling can earn you some boos boos (bumps and bruises) that is not a pretty sight. Apply a drop of lavender, frankincense or tea tree to create support and boost the body’s natural response to normal healing. Lavender is also great for supporting healthy skin.
Freshen up your home
Keeping your entire house fresh and clean can be quite the feat. Just add a couple drops of Sweet Orange Essential Oil inside your vacuum bag or filter and voila! You’ll find the house freshened all while you clean.
Essential oils for everyday use.
Essential oils have found their place in many homes for its remarkable everyday use. When things go awry, you don’t have to run to the store to buy an overpriced cleaner or remedy when essential oils work better and it’s all within grasp.