DIY: Essential Oils For Dad


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Fortified with natural lubricants and essential oils, this shaving cream improves razor glide for a close, comfortable shave. Great for men and women, this shaving cream will leave skin smooth, healthy, and moisturized.

1/3 cup shea butter
1/3 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup Fractionated Coconut Oil
5 drops Sandalwood essential oil
5 drops Peppermint essential oil
5 drops Melaleuca essential oil

1. Place all ingredients except for essential oils in double boiler.
2. Once melted, remove from heat and let sit 3 minutes.
3. Add essential oils and stir until combined.
4. Let shaving cream rest until hard.
5. Tip: You can put it in the refrigerator to speed up the cooling process.
Using hand or stand mixer, whip shaving cream until light and fluffy.
Place in container of choice.

DIY: Essential Hair/Beard Wax

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Hair wax helps add texture and style to men and women’s hair. This easy DIY hair wax made with essential oils is healthy for your hair and will be loved by all hair types.

.75 ounces beeswax
.5 ounce shea butter
.75 ounces Fractionated Coconut Oil
10 drops Peppermint essential oil
10 drops Rosemary essential oil

Tip: For harder hair wax, use 1 ounce beeswax and .5 ounces Fractionated Coconut Oil. For softer hair wax, use .75 ounces shea butter and 1 ounce Fractionated Coconut Oil.

1. Combine all ingredients, except for essential oils, in glass container.
2. Place jar in saucepan with 1-1.5 inches of boiling water.
3. Stir ingredients until melted and thoroughly combined.
4. Remove from heat and let rest for three minutes.
5. Add essential oils and stir.
6. Pour mixture in empty tin or glass jar with lid.
7. Let hair wax rest 1-2 hours.
8. To use, apply a small amount to fingers and style as desired. A little wax goes a long way.

DIY: Essential Cologne

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These cologne recipes have been tried and tested by both men and women and have all been unanimously given two thumbs up. Feel free to switch up the oils to make your own personal blend.

These cologne recipes are approximately 20% oil and 80% carrier oil based. If you want a stronger scent, you can make it a 30/70 ratio. The cologne recipes below are for a 10mL vial.


This recipe provides an “Earthy Spice” scent.

1/3 oz. roll-on vial (10 ml). You can purchase them here.
10 drops Clove essential oil
20 drops White Fir essential oil
40 drops Bergamot essential oil
5 drops Lemon essential oil
280 drops doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil

Tip: A dropper may be helpful in order for you to get the exact amount.
1. Combine all essential oils and Fractionated Coconut Oil in bottle.
2. Attach roll-on cap and shake until combined.
3. Let mixture sit for 24 hours before use.
4. Apply cologne to wrists for best results.

Tip: To see if you like the scent, make a small sample first. If you like it, make a larger batch. You can always add more oils to the mixture later. 

Other Cologne Mixtures:

Spicy Pick-Me-Up:

36 drops Cinnamon essential oil
12 drops Cassia essential oil
12 drops Peppermint essential oil
12 drops Grapefruit essential oil
280 drops doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil

Fresh Cut Grass:

12 drops Basil essential oil
6 drops White Fir essential oil
13 drops Wild Orange essential oil
13 drops Bergamot essential oil
26 drops Citrus Bliss® essential oil blend
280 drops doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil

Woodsy Black Licorice:

8 drops Fennel essential oil
8 drops Cypress essential oil
8 drops Wild Orange essential oil
32 drops Sandalwood essential oil
8 drops Lime essential oil
8 drops Wintergreen essential oil
280 drops doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil

Sweet Musk:

32 drops Lime essential oil
24 drops Fennel essential oil
16 drops Patchouli essential oil
280 drops doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil

Musky Cinnamon:

28 drops Cinnamon essential oil
12 drops Rosemary essential oil
12 drops Wild Orange essential oil
280 drops doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil

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