The temperatures are getting cooler outside, and leaves are just starting to change, but that means the holidays are just around the corner! Eep! Holidays can be exhausting and stressful for a lot of people. Then comes the full brundt of winter! The lack of daylight and vitamin D seems to make me drag through the winter just waiting for the sun to reappear. We have 3 wonderful peppermint lavender DIY body products to share with you today including a sugar scrub, bath salts, and a luxurious body butter. These three recipes are made with Lavender, Peppermint and other natural ingredients, each with great benefits for the holiday season and the winter beyond.
Lavender is one of the most calming and soothing herbs there is. It is like a mothers warm embrace holding you close and telling you everything will be ok. It is calming to the mind, the nervous system, and the body. Externally, it us used to reduce redness, inflammation, itchy skin, and is moisturizing. If you google uses for lavender you will find hundreds of uses for this amazing herb, but here it is mostly to relax the body and the mind, and ease nervous tension.
Peppermint is a tingly invigorating experience. It’s smell is amazingly uplifting, invigorating, and refreshing. It helps firm and tone lose unhealthy skin and works as an astringent.
The combination of the two is both stress relieving and invigorating, helping you make it through the holiday crush with ease of mind and body. Up first DIY Peppermint Lavender Bath Salts