DIY Belly Balm With Essential Oils
by Bella Martinez July 30, 2018
Pregnancy is beautiful. Not only are you growing a precious little being inside of you, but pregnancy hormones help your hair to grow thick and long, your skin to glow and your smile to widen to new lengths! Stretch marks, on the other hand, are little pregnancy reminders that some of us wish we could do without. At Edens Garden, we say embrace your body, and try this skin tightening DIY Belly Balm to help you enjoy your pregnancy to the fullest.
What you need
1.5 tbsp Soy Wax
1.5 tbsp Cocoa Butter
2 tbsp Avocado Oil
4 tbsp Rosehip Oil
13 drops Lavender
7 drops Patchouli
7 drops Helichrysum italicum
5 oz. Jar
*This recipe is diluted to 1%
In a double boiler, melt Soy Wax and cocoa butter. Add in Avocado and Rosehip carrier oil. Remove from heat, and in Lavender, Patchouli and Helichrysum Italicum. Stir to combine. Transfer to a container, and allow to cool fully. To use, scoop out a dime sized amount and rub onto belly and stretch marks.
*The essential oils and carrier oils in this recipe are generally safe during and after pregnancy but be sure to check with your doctor before use. To learn more about essential oils and pregnancy here.
About the Author, Bella Martinez
Bella Martinez is a Certified Aromatherapist, Natural Skincare Formulator and Edens Garden’s lead aromatherapist. An industry expert, Bella has spent years training and learning in the aromatherapy field, which she continues annually. Her passion is taking evidence-based aromatherapy and making it approachable for all.
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