Do It Yourself: Lavender Vanilla Body Oil

Do you want to nourish your body and create a spa-like experience in your home? Today we’re sharing a new, super easy DIY that will help you do just that. This soothing Lavender Vanilla Body Oil is a combination of Lavender Essential Oil, Grapeseed Oil, and Vanilla extract, and packs a ton of beauty benefits. Grapeseed Oil is full of Vitamin E, an antioxidant that nourishes and softens your skin. Grapeseed Oil also features linoleic acid which is great in boosting circulation and promoting new cell growth, which can help reduce wrinkles and the appearance of stretch marks. Lavender Essential Oil is best known for soothing the body because of its anti-inflammatory properties, and it has that spa quality scent we all love. Besides smelling delicious, Vanilla Bean Extract also has anti-inflammatory properties which calms irritated skin as well. Combining these three easy products will give you nourished and happy skin in just a few steps.

What You’ll Need

 For this DIY, you will need the following:

  • ¼ Cup of Grapeseed Oil
  • 2-3 Drops of Lavender Essential Oil
  • 1 TSP. of Vanilla Extract
  • Medium-Sized Bowl
  • A spoon or whisk to Stir the Ingredients
  • Bottle for the Oil

 Making the Oil

You only need a few minutes to make this oil and to achieve soft, hydrated skin. What you’ll need to do is get a medium-sized bowl, something to stir with, a bottle for the oil, and the ingredients listed above. Measure out each of the products and combine all three in the bowl and stir! It is really that simple. All you need to do after that is pour it into a container to store in and you are done! Now you can relax and apply this oil before bed, after a shower, or just while you’re watching TV for a little extra self-care.