101 Beauty Tips

101 Beauty Tips

Methods of Use, Safety Data and Storage Precautions.

Methods of Use.

Lavender in the Bath.

Add 8-10 drops to the bath water once the bath is full, then relax in the water for at least 10 minutes.

For bathing the feet or hands, add 6-8 drops of lavender oil to a bowl or shallow bath of warm water and soak for 5-10 minutes.

As a Compress/Poultice

A simple disinfectant compress can be made by dipping a flannel (face-cloth) or piece of cotton wool (cotton ball) in a bowl of water (either steaming hot or ice cold, as required) to which has been added 3-5 drops of lavender oil. A poultice can be made by adding a few drops of lavender to a clay or kaolin base, and mixing well.

Direct/Neat Application

Use the oil direct from the bottle – dabbing with the fingertips or using a cotton bud (cotton swab) -to treat cuts, burns, spots, etc.

Most essential oils should not be used neat on the skin. Lavender oil is an exception to this rule, however.

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