This year I've been doing a lot of homemade products and while it started off as being tired of running to the store for laundry detergent and face wash every few weeks its turned into more than that. As I researched and lookedup recipes I started to discover that I could use homemade products for my health! I get migraines y'all and I will do ANYTHING to treat them. I've unsuccessful taken preventative medicine, destroyed my liver and stomach lining with OTC treatments for years, drained my bank account on prescription drugs, gone to the chiropractor, severally limited my alcohol and I still get them. My remaining options were: Botox, acupuncture, and moving to Colorado. But now I have hope. So where am I finding this hope? In essential oils.
I've spent the past month really looking into it and decided I have nothing to lose. So as I was looking into different brands a FB friend posted that she was having an Essential Oils 101 class and Make and Take - perfect timing! For the make and take each participant paid $15 for supplies and got to make several items. Here's my "goody bag" from the event:
Ps: how sweet that each bag was personalized, aww!
At the event we each made:
Sugar scrub - I use mine a few times a week to clean my face at night since its made with oils
2 Roller Balls - I made immune booster which I roll on my feet at night and healing blend, for cuts scrapes and blemishes.
In the bag prepared for us was a citrus fresh lip balm (makes my lips so soft) and recepie cards for all the items made plus the food that was served. As a bonus I received a Theives cleaner for signing up for a Young Living Premium Starter Kit and will also get a reference book to help get me started, yay!
For refreshments we had citrus flavor infused water, chips and lime salsa, peppermint brownies and lemon squares - all made with essential oils. Peppermint brownies might be my new obsession.
Overall it was a fun event and I was really glad to have the opportunity to sniff and experiment with Young Living oils. As I kid I used to love mixing up different cleaners and household products and now as an adult I get to have mixing fun again only my concoctions will be useful this time. I've since going out that I know a lot of people using essential oils and I'm a little sad I've been missing out, guess I just have lots of catching up to do.
Since I had such a good time and found the event useful I'm hoping to have a make and take event of my own. It's a great way to try things out without buying a lot of supplies ( side eye to Amazon, I just want one ounce of charcoal powder not a whole pound!). If you would be interested in participating either in person or virtually (I mail you the items to try) feel free to drop me a line.